MarsCon 2015

March 6-8, 2015  
Heroes & Wizards & Fae
OHhh MYyy!!     

Gaming Schedule

The gaming room will close at 2:00 am nightly, but the gaming overflow area is available throughout MarsCon for those who want to continue until dawn (or beyond). Get your pencils, dice, cards or board games ready! 2015 is going to be another awesome year in the Gaming Room!

Date: 06-Mar-2015

Cathedral
4pm-6pm

Come check out this 1-on-1 strategy game demonstration. Test your mettle against other players. A simple game to learn, but a lifetime to master.
With: Tak

Society in Shadow
5pm-2am

In the shadows of our world, a secret battle ensues among supernatural forces. You are the Expressed, and you fight to defend a civilization that can’t know about you. Join this established live-action role-playing game near the beginning of a new story in the world of SiS after a recent world reset.

This is a LARP where players roam, and costumes are encouraged.

Munchkin
5-7pm

Bring your friends, fight the monsters, kick down the door and stab your buddies in the back. We have a selection of versions from Fantasy, to Sci-Fi that will allow you to get to Level 10 and become the Ultimate Munchkin!
With: Twin Cities Game Fest
Vegas Showdown
5-7pm

So you and your rich buddies have a bet. Who can build the biggest and best Casino Hotel? Up to 5 players bid and buy their way to the top in this Vegas Showdown!
With: Twin Cities Game Fest
Magic the Gathering - Standard
5-8pm

Up to 8 people will play in this tournament hosted by Twin Cities Game Fest. Everybody is a winner!
With: Twin Cities Game Fest Prizes sponsored by Level Up Games.
Magic the Gathering - Commander
8-11pm

Based on the casual format Elder Dragon Highlander (EDH) this sanctioned format from Wizards of the Coast is a fan favorite. Two pods of 4.
With: Twin Cities Game Fest Prize support from Level Up Games.
Battlestar Galactica
8pm-Midnight

Become one of the many iconic characters on the Battlestar Galactica. Travel across the universe to find the 13th colony. However there is at least one ‘toaster in the group. Can you make it or will the Cylons win?
With: Twin Cities Game Fest
Betrayal at House on the Hill
9-Midnight

Explore the creepy house with your friends now, but be careful, once you reveal the haunt you may find that your friend may turn out to be your worst enemy! Up to 50 different scenarios await you!
With: Twin Cities Game Fest

Date: 07-Mar-2015

Munchkin
10am-Noon

Bring your friends, fight the monsters, kick down the door and stab your buddies in the back. We have a selection of versions from Fantasy, to Sci-Fi that will allow you to get to Level 10 and become the Ultimate Munchkin!
With: Twin Cities Game Fest
7 Wonders
10am-Noon

Can you build the greatest Wonder of the World? Play this exciting game where you never know what card is going to be passed to you to score points for your civilization in a myriad of different ways.
With: Twin Cities Game Fest
Magic the Gathering - Modern
10am-1pm

Try this newer format from Wizards of the Coast. 8 man tournament where everyone wins a prize.
With: Run by Twin Cities Game Fest Prizes sponsored by Level Up Games
1st Edition Dungeons and Dragons
10am-1pm

Come join your fellow adventurers for DANGER, EXCITMENT, ADVENTURE, and a health dose of goofiness in a 1st edition Dungeons and Dragons game. The Dutchy of Nowhere has been taken over by ruthless brigands and only YOU can help save it. So grab your sword and spell books and ADVENTURE. Please sign up at the gaming area, characters provided.
With: Your “friendly” dungeon master Brandon Balfanz
Star Trek Attack Wing - Beat the Borg
11am-3pm

Command the USS Enterprise, USS Voyager and a coalition of Klingon ships against Locutus, the Borg Queen and their armada. Each side has 300 pts. Ships will be provided.
With: Twin Cities Game Fest
Society in Shadow
Noon-2am

In the shadows of our world, a secret battle ensues among supernatural forces. You are the Expressed, and you fight to defend a civilization that can’t know about you. Join this established live-action role-playing game near the beginning of a new story in the world of SiS after a recent world reset.

This is a LARP where players roam, and costumes are encouraged.

Tsuro
1-2pm

Battle against other dragons to maintain your own flight path while causing the ruination of others. No two tiles are the same as you play this game. Easy to play but difficult to master.
With: Twin Cities Game Fest
Lords of Waterdeep
1-4pm

Play as one of the mysterious and secretive Lords of Waterdeep. Form parties of adventurers to go on quests and earn victory points to become the True Lord of Waterdeep.
With: Twin Cities Game Fest
Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition: Lair of the Assassins
1-5pm

Up to 5 players.
The thieves’ guild has been had extorting, kidnapping and causing mayhem for too long; their latest crime, poisoning a dozen watchmen was the last straw. The Duke is organizing people with guts, people who aren’t afraid, people with vendettas, people like you! Descend into the tunnels and take down as many of the scum as you can before dawn, and pray they don’t have any surprises in store…
With: Tom Morris
Magic the Gathering: Legacy
2-5pm

Classic Magic the Gathering. Play your classic cards in this 8 man tournament.
With: Run with Twin Cities Game Fest Prizes sponsored by Level Up Games.
Munchkin
3-5pm

Bring your friends, fight the monsters, kick down the door and stab your buddies in the back. We have a selection of versions from Fantasy, to Sci-Fi that will allow you to get to Level 10 and become the Ultimate Munchkin!
With: Twin Cities Game Fest
Cathedral
4pm-6pm

Come check out this 1-on-1 strategy game demonstration. Test your mettle against other players. A simple game to learn, but a lifetime to master.
With: Tak

Star Trek Catan
4-7pm

Play Settlers of Catan with a twist. Captain the Enterprise as one of the classic crew members in this sci-fi take on a class game.

Quarriers!!!
4-6pm

You have heard of deck build games. Have you ever played a DICE building game? Field monsters to battle against other players to gain the ultimate Glory to win!
With: Twin Cities Game Fest
Magic the Gathering - Standard
5-8pm

Up to 8 people will play in this tournament hosted by Twin Cities Game Fest. Everybody is a winner! Prizes sponsored by Level Up Games.

Magic the Gathering - Archenemy
6-7pm

Play in this format of 3, 4 or even 5 against 1. Play against the evil Archenemy who has additional schemes to throw at the party of Planeswalkers. Run by Twin Cities Game Fest. Prize support from Level Up Games.

Settlers of Catan
7-10pm

Think you have played on every Settlers of Catan board? How about this hand crafted giant 3D board? Come and play on the ultimate board for Settlers!

Power Grid
8-11pm

Power up cities in this classic Euro game. Will you go classic with coal stations, or go high tech with Nuclear power. Will you go green with turbines or go with new sources like burning garbage? This great supply and demand resource game will challenge the most avid gamer.

Betrayal at House on the Hill
8-11pm

Explore the creepy house with your friends now, but be careful, once you reveal the haunt you may find that your friend may turn out to be your worst enemy! Up to 50 different scenarios await you!

Magic the Gathering - Quantum Leap
8-11pm

Format created by Matt McMillan. Casual multiplayer format using Legacy legal decks, and combines Vanguard and Planechase cards for a unique experience. Run by Twin Cities Game Fest. Prize support from Level Up Games.

Date: 08-Mar-2015

1st Edition Dungeons and Dragons
10am-1pm

Come join your fellow adventurers for DANGER, EXCITMENT, ADVENTURE, and a health dose of goofiness in a 1st edition Dungeons and Dragons game. The Dutchy of Nowhere has been taken over by ruthless brigands and only YOU can help save it. So grab your sword and spell books and ADVENTURE. Please sign up at the gaming area, characters provided.
With: Your “friendly” dungeon master Brandon Balfanz
Firefly the Board Game
11am-3pm

Have a feeling that you need to travel the ‘Verse looking for your piece of personal fortune? Want to command your own crew? Now here is your chance! Play as a variety of captains that will do anything to get the next job done.

Betrayal at House on the Hill
11am-2pm

Explore the creepy house with your friends now, but be careful, once you reveal the haunt you may find that your friend may turn out to be your worst enemy! Up to 50 different scenarios await you!

Magic the Gathering - Commander
11am-2pm

Based on the casual format Elder Dragon Highlander (EDH) this sanctioned format from Wizards of the Coast is a fan favorite. Two pods of 4. Run by Twin Cities Game Fest. Prize support from Level Up Games.

Robo Rally
11am-3pm

Program your ‘bot to bash, push, and shoot your way through the deadly maze of factory floors to capture all of the flags (or even just be the last ‘bot standing). Created by Richard Garfield the creator of Magic the Gathering.

Society in Shadow
Noon-4pm

In the shadows of our world, a secret battle ensues among supernatural forces. You are the Expressed, and you fight to defend a civilization that can’t know about you. Join this established live-action role-playing game near the beginning of a new story in the world of SiS after a recent world reset.

This is a LARP where players roam, and costumes are encouraged.

Tsuro
2-3pm

Battle against other dragons to maintain your own flight path while causing the ruination of others. No two tiles are the same as you play this game. Easy to play but difficult to master.

Questions? Requests? Suggestions? Send them to games. Space for demos and scheduled events is limited, but we’ll do our best to fit as much as we can. People can sign up for any open block of time to host whatever games they want, no matter how ridiculous.

MarsCon 2015
Heroes & Wizards & Fae - OHhh MYyy!!
March 6-8, 2015

Hilton Minneapolis/St Paul Airport/Mall of America
3800 American Blvd. E.
Bloomington, MN 55425

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