Happy Groundhog Day, Valentine's Day, & Presidents' Day!
Hello to all of you, and a special hello to all the friendly folks at Con of
the North! Con of the North is a fellow volunteer-run Minnesota convention
which is dedicated to gaming. We hope that all of you attending it this
weekend have a great time, and the Con does very well. In the spirit of
gaming, here's the latest in MarsCon gaming news:
* GAMING * MARSCON * GAMING * MARSCON * GAMING * MARSCON *
WHITE WOLF LARPer SEEKING OTHER WHITE WOLF LARPers - I suppose I
should tell you who I am. My name is Erika Hale. I actually live
in Montana, but I'm going to be visiting Minnesota for MarsCon.
Which brings me, rather abruptly, to my point.
I am trying to organize a Live-Action Roleplaying (LARP) game at
MarsCon. I am a member of the Camarilla, the official fan club for
White Wolf and also an international roleplaying organization.
The club is organized into regions, domains, and chapters. I am a
member of a chapter in Montana (and as of this writing, the only).
I am looking to represent the Camarilla at MarsCon and possibly
arrange for a chapter to be started somewhere in Minneapolis/St. Paul.
To tell you a bit about the LARP, and the Camarilla: There are several
venues to play in the Camarilla, which correspond with the individual games
that White Wolf publishes. The Kindred (vampire) venue has two sections,
the Cam/Anarch and Sabbat venues. There is the Garou (werewolf) venue,
Wraith, Changeling, and Mortal venues as well.
I will hopefully be organizing a LARP game at MarsCon. If you are
interested in playing, please contact me at the address below so I can have
at least some idea of how many players I will have. More details regarding
the times and nature of the game will be stated later.
I will gladly answer any questions you may have regarding the game, or the
Camarilla. Anyone interested in playing should contact me at this email
address firstname.lastname@example.org for
For information on White Wolf, and the Camarilla, please visit these
-- White Wolf's Official Site; and
Thank you for taking the time to read this.
OTHER GAMING NEWS - As usual, we are seeking suggestions &
volunteers for games, LARPs, and other gaming-related activities
for MarsCon 2000. Please contact us if you are particularly
interested in participating in the above LARP or some other gaming
event, or if you have any suggestions, questions, or would like to
volunteer to run a game or be a gaming judge.
LAST CALL FOR ARTWORK! - MarsCon needs artwork for con T-shirts,
Volunteer T-shirts, badge art, publications, etc... Now's YOUR LAST
CHANCE to sharpen those pencils, dust off that mouse and get to work!
All art must be submitted in camera-ready form by March 1, 2000. The
artists whose work is selected will be praised in our Program Book
and provided with gratis copies of the final printed form for their
portfolios. Please contact us through our P.O. Box or at
if you have questions.
LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD FEN - Yes, we need volunteers! No volunteer-run
convention can happen without volunteers. One hour, one day, or
whatever time and talents you have to offer will be appreciated.
Volunteer for the fun, volunteer to contribute to fandom, or volunteer
for the perks (free buttons, free t-shirts, discounts, etc...) --
doesn't matter to us, just volunteer! Send us a Volunteer Form,
or contact us at email@example.com,
or write us at our P.O. Box. You WILL be contacted!
CONCOM MEETING INVITATION - Our next
ConCom Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, February 20, 2000,
from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Anoka County / Northtown
Central Library located in Blaine, Minnesota. With only
THREE months to go, we'll be really getting down to business. Topics we
plan to cover at the meeting include: Progress on the Progress Report,
Gaming events, Departmental meetings, and planning for MarsCon 2001. Please
come if you can. This meeting is open to everyone, and we encourage you to
attend and become more involved in planning MarsCon 2000.
DIRECTIONS - The library's address is Northtown Central Library,
711 Highway 10 NE, Blaine, Minnesota, and it is located very near
the Northtown Shopping Center. For more specific directions phone:
612/717-3267; TDD: 612/717-3271.
UPCOMING OPEN MEETINGS - Check the website often for changes in meeting
times and locations.
Sunday, March 19, 2000 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 9, 2000 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 16, 2000 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 30, 2000 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 7, 2000 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday-Sunday, May 12-14, 2000 - MarsCon Happens!!
Hope to see you there!
Don't Panic! M2K is Coming!
Radisson South Hotel, Bloomington, MN May 12-14, 2000
TO CONTACT MARSCON
Snail Mail: MarsCon, P.O. Box 600458, St. Paul, MN 55106
2000 MarsCon. All rights reserved.