Nuke-Con 2014 Annual Convention

Our 24th annual convention! Games, art, games, people, games . . . you get the picture.

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  • Norajane M.

    Among the happenings of the soon-coming Weekend of Games is our annual Toys for Tots Raffle. We've got some cool bundles: see the details (with photos!) on our Facebook page:
    https://www.facebook.com/nukecon

    October 1

  • Norajane M.

    Don’t forget to vote in the Board of Directors election! Ballots will be available on Friday and Saturday till close. Anyone with a named Nuke-Con badge can cast a vote for the new Director at the Registration desk during the convention.
    More information on the Nuke-Con website here: http://www.nuke-con.com/

    September 21

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: “Shadowrun: Crossfire”!

    Come and get in on Ken’s “Shadowrun: Crossfire” event:

    “Hoi Chummers: This is the just released cooperative deck building game. Grab a soy kaf, check your ware and remember to geek the mage first.”

    Open to all player levels, duration time is around two hours, allows up to four players, and there will be geeking! So much geeking!

    September 18

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: “Acquire”!

    Come and get in on Nick’s “Acquire” Saturday board game event:

    “Acquire is the classic game of mergers and acquisitions. Players build up hotel chains which they are shareholders in. When two chains merge, one gets acquired and its shareholders get paid!”

    Open to all player levels, allows up to six players, and there will be hotel chains! So many chains!

    September 17

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: “D&D Expeditions”!

    Come and get in on one of John’s 5th edition “D&D Expeditions” RPGA events:

    “The D&D Adventurers League is an ongoing official organized play campaign for Dungeons & Dragons. It uses the fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons rules, and features the Forgotten Realms setting. Rules for play are available at dnd.wizards.com”

    Open to all player levels, allows up to seven players, and there will be adventuring! So much adventuring!

    September 17

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: “Pick-a-Pig/Dog/Polar Bear”!

    Come and get in on Williams’s “Pick-a-Pig/Dog/Polar Bear” board game event:

    “A fun and light party game played real-time. You start with a random picture of a dog or pig and take cards from the tableau with at most 1 difference from your current card.”

    Open to all player levels, allows up to eight players, and there will be pictures! So many pictures!

    September 15

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: “Tannhauser”!

    Come and get in on one of Erik’s “Tannhauser” events:

    “The year is 1949. The First World War rages on. The forces of the Union strive to end the conflict through the use of advanced technology, created from the alien wreckage discovered at Roswell. Their foes are the Reich. Headed by the occult powered Kaiser, this army of evil scours the globe”

    Open to all player levels, allows up to four players, and there will be war! So much war!

    September 12

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: “The Gang Has a Troll Problem”!

    Come and get in on Mike’s Friday evening "Dungeon World” event:

    “Join the lovable cast of ‘Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ as they struggle to run their small bar in a fantasy setting. Recently business has been slow since a troll took up residence nearby and has been driving away customers with its 'troll-toll'. How will they drive the creature away?”

    Open to all player levels, allows up to five players, and there will be sunny! So sunny!

    September 10

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: “PreParanoia”!

    Come and get in on Jesse’s “PreParanoia” game event on Saturday the 4th! “The Troubleshooters have almost completed their training. On their last day, they must meet their future teammates, take their final exam, and go through a mock mission. Nothing could possibly go wrong. Please notify GM of any allergies to latex and/or foodstuffs. Happiness Is Mandatory.”

    Open to all skill levels, allows up to six players, and there will be Paranoia! So much Paranoia!

    1 · September 8

    • Jesse ".

      I AM FRIEND COMPUTER, AND I ENDORSE THIS MESSAGE. :)

      1 · September 8

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: “Artemis: Spaceship Bridge Simulator”!

    IT’S BACK! Come and get in on Richard’s “Artemis” Space Bridge Simulator event that’s open to all skill levels!

    “Artemis simulates a spaceship bridge. Players take the normal jobs a bridge officer might do, like Helm, Communication, Engineering, and Weapon Control. Artemis is a social game where several players are together in one room (“bridge”).”

    All playing levels allowed, available to play all weekend, allows up to six players, and there will be space travel! So much space travel!

    September 4

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: “Trivial Pursuit - Wanna Bet?”

    Come and get in on Rodney’s “Trivial Pursuit” Saturday family event that’s open to all skill levels!

    “A different way to play Trivial Pursuit, where what you know now can help you later in the game. Earn chips by correctly answering questions and predicting your opponent's ability to answer. Use your chips to buy wedges or control of the final question. (Run by the Man of Trivia, of course.) ”

    All playing levels allowed, duration time expected to be 3 hours, allows up to six players, and there will be trivia! So much trivia!

    September 4

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: “Dungeons & Monopoly”!

    Come and get in on Rodney’s “Monopoly Board Game with House Rules” Sunday event that’s open to all skill levels!

    “The Nuke-Con game that will not die: Dungeons & Monopoly, an unholy marriage of classic board game, polyhedral dice, special game piece powers, and rules robbed from other games' graves. Burn down and blow up houses! Smite the Bank! Circle the board in a turn! It's all here! All hail Uncle Conan!”

    All playing levels allowed, duration time expected to be 3 hours, allows up to eight players, and there will be both monopolies and dungeons!

    September 1

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: “Quarriors: Light vs Dark”!

    Come and get in on Jeff’s “Quarriors Dice Building Game” Sunday morning event that’s open to all skill levels!

    “Try out the newest Quarriors expansion or learn the game if you've never played. A dice building game by WizKids.”

    All playing levels allowed, duration time expected to be2 hours, allows up to four players, and there will be dice!

    August 29

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Panel Event: “Special Effects 101: From Scars to Cosplay”!

    Come and get in on Douglas’s panel event at 3PM on Saturday. Douglas Stahlecker is a local special effect artist and cosplayer, and he’s offering to share some his special effects skills and knowledge! “Want to learn all you can about special effects from scars and bruises to making costumes and full on cosplay? All people of all ages and all experience levels are welcome, so come and learn or just come and have fun.”

    1 · August 25

    • Norajane M.

      Sign up happens at the Fallout Shelter once you're registered for the convention, also at the Fallout Shelter. Go to our website, www.weekendofgames.com

      August 28

    • Norajane M.

      You can also just show and play, as long as spots are still open.

      August 28

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: “Wake Up with Cosmic Encounter”!

    Come and get in on Michael’s “Cosmic Encounter” Sunday morning event that’s open to all skill levels!

    “Cosmic Encounter returns to the Sunday 9 AM slot! Eat some donuts, drink some coffee, and use your alien power(s) to capture four bases and control the universe! ”

    All playing levels allowed, duration time expected to be 1 hour, allows up to six players, and there will be encounters!

    August 28

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: “Mines of Phandelvin”!

    Come and get in on Cat’s “D&D Next” Sunday morning event that’s open to all skill levels!

    “Want to try the new D&D system? I will be running the Beginners Box Set module the Mines of Phandelvin so you can try it out. It comes with pre-generated characters, complete with some personalities and goals, so you can just try the system out. We'll get as far through the module as we can!”

    All playing levels allowed, duration time expected to be 4 hours, allows up to five players, and there will be mines!

    August 27

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Board Game Event: “Seafarers of Catan”!

    Come and get in on Kenneth’s board game event Saturday evening that’s open to all skill levels!

    “You are a settler of the islands of Catan. Gather resources, build your settlement and be the first to claim the islands of Catan.”

    All playing levels allowed, duration time expected to be 2 hours, allows up to four players, and there will be seafarers!

    August 26

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: “Streetcar”, the Trolly Racing Game!

    Come and get in on Joseph’s “Streetcar” Saturday morning board game event that’s open to all skill levels! “In Streetcar, players try to build a trolley route across New Orleans, competing against other players who are trying to build their own route. The first player to build a complete route and race their trolley through all the right stops wins.”

    All playing levels allowed, duration time expected to be 2 hours, allows up to five players, and there will be trolleys!

    August 22

  • L a n

    I'm hosting a game of Ogre...

    Ogre and its sequel, G.E.V., are tactical ground combat games set in the late 21st century. In 2085 A.D., armored warfare is faster and deadlier than ever. http://www.sjgames.com/ogre/ , 4-player version. This will run at least 4 hours.

    1 · August 21

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: Trivial Pursuit!

    Come and get in on Cat’s “Trivial Pursuit” family game event that’s open to all skill levels! “Do all your friends say "No" if you ask to play Trivial Pursuit, because you have so much pointless knowledge in your head? Wind down the convention with some Trivial Pursuit. Millennial edition or 80s edition will be brought to test your memory.”

    All playing level allowed, duration time expected to be 2 hours, allows up to six players, and there will be trivia… so much trivia!

    August 21

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: Dominion!

    Come and get in on Jarrod O’s “Dominion” card game event that’s open to all skilled and experienced players! “The addictive deck-building game you already know and love. ‘Dark Ages’ and ‘Cornucopia’ available to rotate into the supply.”

    Playing level is skilled on up, duration time expected to be 2 hours, allows up to three players, and its work mentioning that Jarrod has had an itch to play this game for nearly a year, so join in and scratch that itch as well as your own and build your dominion!

    August 20

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: MidEvil!

    Come and get in on one of Kenneth T’s “MidEvil” Sunday family game event that’s open to all skill levels! “MidEvil is the first game to be based on, and an extension of, the award winning “Zombies!!!” system from Twilight Creations. Players have escaped the modern-day zombie horde only to find themselves transported back in time and faced with a whole new set of problems!”

    Playing level is novice on up, duration time expected to be 3 hours, allows up to six players, and most importantly… there will be zombies! So many zombies!

    August 18

  • Jesse ".

    I just registered a Paranoia RPG session for Saturday. If you've never played before, this is a good intro mission. I may register another one if playtesting goes well.

    2 · August 18

  • Steven D.

    Its never too early to reserve your seat in a game, so keep an eye out as we announce the many games and events you can attend at this year's Nuke-Con.

    By the way, there will be zombies this year! Oh yes... there will be zombies... so many zombies.

    August 14

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: Advanced Superhero 2044

    Come join Scott as he hosts "Advanced Superhero 2044"!

    "Being a superhero is tough, but you can handle it. Sometimes though the criminals can be cagy (or maybe that should be crazy). A little detective work can go a long way. New system (Zephyr system), detailed characters and powers. Comments welcome."

    Scott is running two games on 10/4/14 (3PM & 7:30PM). Both games only allows a maximum of six players, so reserve your seat early to get in on all the cagy, crazy, superhero fun!

    August 14

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: Paths to Valhalla!

    Come join Scott as he hosts "Paths to Valhalla", which uses the new “Zephyr” RPG system.

    "At the edge of the world, Vikings search for new lands and treasure. Some call them heroes, some villains. But one thing is for sure, it was an adventure. Try a new RPG system, comments welcome."

    Scott is running a game at 6:00PM on Friday (10/3/14) and another at 9:00AM on Saturday (10/4/14). Both games have a maximum of six players, so reserve your seat on this viking long ship early. Then, take up your viking axe and shield, and prepare to set sail for new lands and treasures!

    August 14

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: Nuclear Risk!

    Come and join Jerry as he hosting 2 or 3 games of “Nuclear Risk”.

    “Play the old classic game with nuclear bombs! Great prizes!”

    Playing level is novice on up, families are welcome, six players per game limit, and besides flinging nuclear bombs at your enemies, did we also mention prizes?

    August 14

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: Operation Vengeance!

    Come and get in on one of Phil’s games as he hosting three events of “Operation Vengeance” for Axis and Allies (using the “A&A Air Force Angels 20/Bandits High” system).

    “Can your compliment of P-38 Lightning’s make the long distance journey to shoot down Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, Commander of the Imperial Japanese Navy and the architect of the Pearl Harbor attack? Admiral Nimitz is counting on you!”

    There are two games planned for Friday and one more on Saturday. Playing level is novice on up, eight players per game limit, and there will be vengeance... so much vengeance!

    August 14

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: Star Trek Attack Wing!

    Come and get in on Phil’s “Star Trek Attack Wing” game!

    “The Klingon home worlds are under attack. Can your combined fleet fend off the Borg Collective? The High Council is counting on you.”

    Playing level is novice on up, duration time expected to be 2 hours, there’s a six players limit and this event will use the “Attack Wing” variant that uses hex-based movement.

    August 14

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: Star Wars: It’s a Trap!

    Come and get in on Phil’s “Star Wars: It’s a Trap!” game event!

    “Can you carry out a dangerous ambush on an Imperial convoy to capture the villain of Hoth? Rebel spies report that General Veers is traveling under light escort to an outer rim planet. He will almost certainly have information on the latest Imperial deployments. Mon Mothma is counting on you!”

    Playing level is novice on up, duration time expected to be 2 hours, there’s a eight player limit, and most importantly, it’s a trap!

    August 14

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: Saboteur!

    Come and get in on Mark’s “Saboteur” card game event that’s open to all skill levels!

    “You're a Dwarf, doing what Dwarfs do: dig for gold. (Or maybe you're a saboteur? Don't get caught!)”

    Playing level is novice on up, duration time expected to be 1 hour, allows up to ten players, and most importantly… there’s gold to dig for!

    August 14

  • Steven D.

    Nuke-Con Event: Crabs Assault Humanity!

    Come and get in on one of Jesse M’s “Crabs Assault Humanity” card game events!

    “Unlike most of the party games you've played before, “Cards Against Humanity” is as despicable and awkward as you and your friends. It's like Apples to Apples for soulless people. Includes core set, expansions 1 & 2, and “Crabs Adjust Humidity” 1 & 2. Rated R. Ages 17+ only please”

    Playing level is novice on up, duration time expected to be 1 hour per game, allows up to seven players, and most importantly… there will crabs (OH THE HUMANITY!)

    August 14

  • Steven D.

    Get ready for the barrage of game descriptions in this conversation!

    August 14

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