Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Events & Play Wednesday - Cons & Gamedays for November

Locally, the first thing happening in November is First Sunday which also falls on November 1st.  It's 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 runs from Noon until 9 pm and is mostly about pickup boardgames though planning particular games is certainly acceptable.  There aren't any Magic Tourneys that day so there should be plenty of room.  Sign up for this event and discuss it further on Facebook here.

The third Sunday this month feature A Gathering of Gamers on Sunday, November 15th, 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 is also one Burlington Gamedays scheduled for next month, the third Saturday, November 21st.  They are set up through the Burlington UCC Game Day group on Facebook here.  It will be held in Burlington, WI at the Plymouth UCC space, taking place from approximately 11 am to 5 pm.

But the big news for November round these parts and most anywhere in the US if you travel for major conventions is GameHole Con 2015.  It's held on Nov. 6th - 8th, 2015 at the Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall in Madison, Wisconsin.  Get all of the details 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 30 - Nov 1 HonorCon 2015 Raleigh, NC
Oct 30 - Nov 1 SNAFUCON 2015 Sparks, NV
Nov 6-7 Card Masters Marion, IL
Nov 6-8 Carnage on the Mountain Killington, VT
Nov 6-8 GASPcon 16 Pittsburgh Monroeville Convention Center South Hall, PA
Nov 6-8 Nekocon 2015 Hampton, VA
Nov 7 Haunted Game Cafe Fort Collins, CO
Nov 7-8 Extra Life 2015 at COESPACE Bangor, ME
Nov 7-8 Extra Life Orange County Santa Ana, CA
Nov 7-8 Post-Apocalypticon 2015 Cleveland, TN
Nov 7-8 Weekend on the Moonsea Riverside, CA
Nov 13-15 AetherCon IV Online
Nov 13-15 Heroes for Heroes Maryville, TN
Nov 13-15 MEPACON Fall 2015 Scranton, PA
Nov 13-15 Sovereign Con 2015 Temecula, CA, CA
Nov 13-15 Winternomicon Quincy, IL
Nov 14-15 BezerkaCon 2015 Balmain, NSW, AU
Nov 14-15 GateCon 2015 Columbia, MO
Nov 14-15 PaizoCon FR Paris - Villejuif, 75, FR
Nov 20-22 ConQuest Avalon 2015 Sacramento, CA
Nov 20-22 ConQuest Avalon PFS 2015 Sacramento, CA
Nov 20-22 The Summoning 2015 Pompano Beach, FL
Nov 21-22 MegaCon 2015 Orlando, FL
Nov 27-29 3XP Great Staughton, CAM, GB

Nov 29 - Dec 6 Winterfest Pullman, WA

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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