Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Events & Play Wednesday - Cons & Gamedays for October

Locally, Saturday, October 10th, there is a gameday at the Lake Geneva Games store.  They are located at 918 S Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 and their phone number is (262) 885-1515.  The event starts at 10 am and goes through the late evening.  There will be lots of board gaming, as well as card games and a bit of RPGing.  You can run out for and bring in food but they will have some snacks available and cook up frozen pizza all day which is all you can eat for five dollars.

The third Sunday this month feature A Gathering of Gamers on Sunday, October 18th, set up by the South Lakes Area Gamers here.  The event takes place at the Pizza Ranch in Elkhorn, WI, and requires a $12 fee for the all you can eat pizza and fried chicken buffet (salad bar, soft-serve ice cream machine, etc.) plus unlimited soft drinks and coffee from 11 am to 8 pm.  There are two Burlington Gamedays schedules for next month, the first on Saturday, October 3rd, and the second on Saturday, September 17th.  They are set up through the Burlington UCC Game Day group on Facebook here.  It will be held both times in Burlington, WI at the Plymouth UCC space, taking place from approximately 11 am to 5 pm.  They sometimes focus a bit on RPGs on the earlier date, since they are mostly a board gaming crowd, but check in to be sure.

Those late month gamedays, however, might lose some attendees to the local Gaming Hoopla held on October 16-18, 2015.  It's a Mini Hoopla (no prizes, auctions, or frills) being held at the Johnstown Community Center located at 9937 E County Rd A, Janesville, WI 53546.  Hours are Friday: 12 Noon to Midnight, Saturday: 8am - Midnight, and Sunday:  8am - 6pm.  Admission is $10 per day or $25 for a weekend pass.  More information can be had here.

Also, coming in early November, don't forget about GameHole Con 2015 held on Nov. 6th - 8th, 2015.  It's at the Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall in Madison, Wisconsin.  Registration for events is already underway so find out more here.

Farther from my locale . . .

You can also find a whole list of gaming events all around the country and beyond on here.

Some of the events include (highlight and right click/search for more information on any of the below):

Oct 2-4 Archon 39 Living Campaigns Collinsville, IL
Oct 2-4 ConCeption 2015 DuPage, IL
Oct 2-4 Contraflow V PFS Kenner, LA
Oct 2-4 FalCon 2015 Stamford, CT
Oct 2-4 H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival Portland, OR
Oct 2-4 Nuke-Con 2015 Omaha, NE
Oct 2-4 PFS @ Council of Five Nation Schenectady, NY
Oct 2-4 Rincon 2015 Tucson, AZ
Oct 2-4 SCORPION Lexington, SC
Oct 3-4 Dragon-Fall Naperville, IL
Oct 9-10 PathCon 2.0 Salt Lake City, UT
Oct 9-11 CoffeyCon 1 Cape Girardeau, MO
Oct 9-11 GaMExpo San Antonio, TX
Oct 9-11 OddCon UK 2015 Telford, SHR, GB
Oct 10-11 Queso_Diablo Extra Life Broomfield, CO
Oct 15-18 Con on the Cob Richfield, OH
Oct 16-18 Extra Life 2 Raleigh, NC
Oct 16-18 the Unseelie Court 2015 Philadelphia, PA
Oct 17 Chicago Gameday 42 Mt. Prospect, IL
Oct 17-18 NPC-Con 2015 Prince George, BC, CA
Oct 17-18 ZappCon 2015 Fresno, CA
Oct 22-25 What-Khan 2015 Loves Park, IL
Oct 23-25 Asheville Scarefest 2015 Montreat, NC, NC
Oct 23-25 FlatCon 2015 Bloomington, IL
Oct 23-25 SpaceCon 2015 Melbourne, FL
Oct 23-25 Tyler Rose City Comic Con 2015 Tyler, TX
Oct 23-25 WaCon Game Convention 2015 Waco, TX
Oct 24 Dungeons on the Bayou - Fall 2015 Morgan City, LA
Oct 24 Geek Gala 2015 Game Day Charlotte, NC
Oct 30 - Nov 1 HonorCon 2015 Raleigh, NC
Oct 30 - Nov 1 SNAFUCON 2015 Sparks, NV

Some of this information (and more can be had) is from the excellent lists on (the Historical Miniatures Gaming Society), and  as well as many, many gamers on Facebook and Google Plus, to whom I am grateful for the help in this compilation.  Thanks so much and have a great game!

News of Conventions and Gamedays as well as pictures
from those I have attended and games I have played.
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