C4 Gaming

This weekend is Central Canada Comic Con, better known as C4 ((I don’t really know if it’s better known by that name, but it is the common abbreviation. Shut up.)). As I have for the past several years, I will be at the convention demoing a wide range of board, card, and roleplaying games for the good folks from Imagine Games and Hobbies. What do I mean by a wide range? I’m glad you asked, because I’ve been doing some test packing over the past couple of evenings to see how many games I can cram into a couple bags that I can carry in one trip. Here’s what I figure I can bring with me ((I can probably bring a few more, but at that point I’m running out of games that I can comfortably demo. I mean, I can bring along Cards Against Humanity, but that’s not really appropriate for an all-ages con, and setting up and running Battlestar Galactica just eats more time than people are generally looking to spend.)):

Board Games

  1. Conquest of Nerath
  2. Carcassonne
  3. Legend of Drizzt
  4. Fury of Dracula
  5. Tsuro
  6. Tsuro of the Seas
  7. Pandemic

Card Games

  1. Deluxe Illuminati
  2. Skippy’s Revenge
  3. Dixit
  4. Ghost Pirates
  5. Chrononauts

Dice Games

  1. Elder Sign
  2. Zombie Dice
  3. Cthulhu Dice

Roleplaying Games

  1. Marvel Heroic Roleplaying ((The good folks at Margaret Weis Productions have even supplied a couple of very cool – and exclusive – convention scenarios. Thanks, Cam!))
  2. Apocalypse World
  3. Fiasco
  4. Leverage RPG

So, for those keeping track, we’re looking at nineteen games to choose from.

Gaming this year is free to the public – the gaming room is on the second floor of the Convention Centre, and you don’t need a Con badge to come and play. I’m going to be there part of Friday evening ((After I get off work, of course.)), all day Saturday, and most of Sunday ((I’ll stay as long as my energy holds out and there are people interested in playing games. When one of those things drops, I pack my bags and leave.)). If you’re at the Con, or even if you just want to try some fun games this weekend, come find me and I’ll hook you up.

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2 Responses to C4 Gaming

  1. Blue says:

    Man, I’ve been following you blog for a while, drooling at your campaigns, especially the Dresden ones. But you ALSO pack Illuminati as a current game to play. I think that pushes it up to hero worship. 😀

  2. Rick Neal says:

    Now you’re making me blush.

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