Conventions with Board Game programming

science fiction

Capricon 36

Feb 11th-14th 2016

Wheeling, IL 60090

Capricon 36 celebrates all the best of the Science Fiction and Fantasy genres, this year with a focus on storytelling. We will explore all the various ways a story can be told. During the day, members of the convention attend programming panels on a variety of topics: books, movies, television, anime, dance, puppets, gaming, science, space exploration... there’s something for everyone! We also have an art show, anime room, children and teen programming, a dance, coffee café, gaming events, filk concerts, author readings and autograph sessions, and several large special events, including a children’s jet pack parade and Olympiad. And more! In the evening, many of our members open their rooms to host open parties for all the other members alongside evening programming for all ages. Guests include Scott Lynch, Eric Wilkerson, Stacey Gordon and more.

anime, art, board game, cosplay, fantasy, filk, geek, literary, science fiction

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fan

RadCon

Feb 12th-14th 2016

Pasco, WA 99301

RadCon is a general Science Fiction/Fantasy convention held annually in Pasco, WA during President’s day weekend. The membership to our convention totals more than 2,500 attendees. The RadCon Guild, the organization that sponsors and operates RadCon, is a Washington State not-for-profit corporation whose goal is to support Education, Writing and Film through the Science Fiction Genre.

academic, anime, art, board game, burlesque, card game, celebrity, collectibles, comics, cosplay, costume, dance, disney, doctor who, fairy, fan, fan fiction, fantasy, film, furry, ghosts, glbt, goth, harry potter, historical, horror, larp, literary, media, miniatures, music, pirate, pop culture, renaissance, roleplaying game, science, science fiction, space, star trek, star wars, stargate, steampunk, twitter, vampire, victoriana, video game, war game, weird, writing, zombie

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science fiction

ConDor XXIII

Feb 26th-28th 2016

San Diego, CA 92108

ConDor is an annual science fiction/fantasy convention. We have authors, agents, TV shows, costumes, dealers, artists, actors, games, RPGA, dances, concerts, and Harry Potter programming. There’s a lot to see and do and only 3 days to do it all.

art, board game, card game, celebrity, collectibles, comics, cosplay, costume, dance, doctor who, fan fiction, film, geek, harry potter, horror, media, monster, paranormal, science, science fiction, space, star trek, star wars, stargate, steampunk, technology, twitter, vampire, victoriana, video game, writing, zombie

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roleplaying game

Marmalade Dog 21

Mar 18th-20th 2016

Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Marmalade Dog is a gaming convention held each year by the Western Michigan Gamers Guild (WMGG) on the campus of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The largest in SW Michigan, this convention features role-playing games, miniature wargames, collectible card games, board games, and many other events.

board game, card game, roleplaying game

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science fiction

Treklanta

Apr 15th-17th 2016

Tucker, GA 30084

Treklanta (formerly TrekTrax Atlanta), hosted by the USS Republic NCC-1371, is an annual science fiction convention based in Atlanta, Georgia, dedicated to space opera in general and Star Trek in particular, that places special emphasis on fan-based events, activities, programming and productions. The first three conventions, held from 2011 to 2013, were devoted exclusively to the Star Trek franchise. In 2014, the convention expanded its focus to include other space opera franchises such as Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica, Firefly, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century and Babylon 5.

art, board game, celebrity, cosplay, costume, fan, film, geek, karaoke, media, science fiction, star trek, star wars, stargate

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