Dec 6 - 8, 2013
Sheraton Hotel, 700 East Main St
Stamford, CT 06901
Games with characters provided, often called Classic, Original or One-Shot.
A televised assassination attempt is unusual, more so when it's in the middle of a political debate - and when the assassin is one of the debating politicians! Now hundreds of planets stand at the brink of war and it's up to the law enforcers on the starship Nero to figure out what happened and why.
Expect political intrigue, heavy roleplaying and alien hijinks. Rules will be taught.
The Kingdom of Green Meadows for hundreds of years enjoyed peace and prosperity. However, after King Blaize falls ill, a cleric of Vecna corrupts a healing ritual, with horrific results. Now only brave and resolute adventurers can save the kingsdom from decadence and ruin. This is Part One of Generations of Blood, though it can be played as a stand-alone. Players may create their own 5th level characters, or characters will be provided.
Old Queen Melinda, widow of King Blaize and mother of the dreaded Blood Brothers, has kept a terrible secret since the murder of her beloved husband. Now that she's on her deathbed, she is ready to tell the PCs the truth, but only if they swear an oath of vengeance.
This is Part Three of Generations of Blood, though it can be played as a stand-alone. Players may create their own 9th level characters, or characters will be provided.
Defcon: the legendary hacker convention where everybody pays by cash
and you'd better not bring your smartphone. But come on -- how much
do those computer nerds know about the real world? They're rich,
they're probably naive, and they're converging on your city. Time to
show those nerds what a real heist is like!
Fiasco is the make-your-own-Coen-brothers-movie RPG. No experience necessary.
For too long, you have lived under the kobolds' lash, fighting in their cruel games. Now, you have a chance for freedom, if you are bold enough to take it.
Just when you thought your party was set to win the presidency, some
jerk had to animate the Lincoln Memorial and set up Robo-Lincoln to
run against you and these other nutcases. You and the other
candidates disagree about a lot of things. Some of you don't believe
in gravity. Others simply want to stand up for the right to eat
things. But you are all agreed on one thing: Abraham Lincoln Must
Toon is the cartoon roleplaying game from Steve Jackson Games.
No experience necessary.
It's hard enough to graduate from college and go out into the wide world. Everyone is full of expectations: what you should do, what you should have done. When you're graduating from Yale, people expect even more from you. And when you're graduating from Yale and strange things start happening at Commencement and you have to fix it…well, then, that's just the beginning of your troubles.
Part of the Dark College Years series; it's not necessary to have played the others in order to understand and enjoy this one.
Havensdale is a rather sleepy agricultural community with some pretty fantastic inhabitants, among whom you secretly number yourselves. Havensdale owes allegiance to the Kov of Brindle, a benevolent lord whose family has collected its tithe, occasionally levied a few of the more troublesome youngsters, and on the rare occasion when they are needed sent a few soldiers from its nearest garrison, some 90 miles away to handle serious problems for dozens of generations.
DARPA has always funded high-risk, high-reward research projects, in
the hopes of generating that one big advance that will keep America's
military the most technologically advanced in the world. That's
right, they'll throw money at you and expect you to fail. Which is
great, because that's the one thing you've been best at, your whole
life. Failing. But maybe they didn't expect you to fail *this*
Fiasco is the make-your-own-Coen-brothers-movie RPG. No
Your temples rarely demand service of you, but this evening they have. A newly uncovered remain beneath the surface of the great city of Khirgar requires immediate exploration. An ancient bas-relief suggests that an Ever Glorious Eye is within the ancient ruin and if so it must be recovered for the good of the Empire and added to the holdings of the Temple of Thumis: God of Wisdom. Unfortunately, servants of the Prince in the Blue Room are also aware of the elder script and so, it is only logical to assume that a party of the servants of Change will be combing the site as well.
The United Planets have finally won the war against the militaristic Antauri. One of the results of victory has been incorporating large swaths of space as U.P. protectorates. Many of the protectorate planets are populated by intelligent aliens with unusual moral perspectives. As a U.P. First Contact team, representing the U.P. military, diplomatic service, and science and commercial interests, you have been tasked with making contact with one of the new protectorates and incorporating them into the U.P.
The largest dragonshard ever found is a) the key to unlocking the greatest technological advances in centuries, b) worth a rather large fortune, c) powerful enough to wreak massive destruction in the wrong hands, or d) all of the above? Criminals, zealots, and crazed halflings
come together to flash steel, kick ass, and buckle swash. There should be massive explosions.
A high-action adventure set in the world of Eberron, using Feng Shui's simple, beginner-friendly rules. No rules experience needed. Familiarity with Eberron setting helpful but not necessary.
Play as a crew member of an Alliance explorer vessel that intercepts a transmission coming from the edge of the Verse. Embark on a dangerous mission to the edge of known space and face a choice that will decide the fate of humanity itself.
"Deer Island, a tiny piece of land in the St. Lawrence River on the border between the US and Canada, was the home of the wealthy and reclusive businessman George Douglas Miller until his death a few months ago. In his will, he left the island and all its contents to Yale University. What are those contents? How did Miller make his fortune? Does his house really contain all of the valuable antiques and books that it's rumored to have? How can the university - or you - profit from his legacy? That's for you to find out.