Genghiscon 2015 @ Trinity Residential College, 230 Hampden Rd. Crawley

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Saturday

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09:00

Safe Spaces


Venue: Fellows Room (Panels)
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Ends: 09:30

How can we make GenghisCon a safe and loving environment for everybody involved? Come along and learn how to learn how to make everyone around you comfortable and give them an enjoyable con.

General Gaming


Venue: Aldersgate Room (Gaming 1)
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Ends: 11:00

Enjoy boardgames? Dungeons and Dragons? Come in and have some fun with your very best dice.

Morning Tea with Grant Stone


Venue: Courtyard (Outdoor Events)
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Ends: 10:30

Grant Stone is our wonderful Patron Saint of GenghisCon. Come along and say hi, and have some tea and scones!

Console Gaming!


Venue: Ellis Room (Console Gaming)
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Ends: 17:30

Let the wonderful people of Console Culture serenade your gaming heart with a selection of modern and retro games, available to play all day Saturday!

09:30

Bread Teleportation for Beginners - Team Fortress 2


Venue: Fellows Room (Panels)
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Ends: 11:00

Do you enjoy killing red or blue people while wearing funny hats?
Do you enjoy using rocket launchers to propel yourself across the landscape?
Do you enjoy taking down an entire team of players by yourself only to be stopped by a man with an icicle?
DO YOU ENJOY TELEPORTING BREAD?

Then come find out what the hell Team Fortress 2 is about. We’ll dive into the non-canon lore, the incredible gameplay, and the headgear of the world’s number 1 war-themed hat simulator.

LARP Weapon Making Workshop


Venue: Epworth Room (Workshops)
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Ends: 11:00

Create your own foam rubber weapons for use in the combat LARP on Sunday morning, then take it home with you afterwards! A GenghisCon classic that is not to be missed!

Events Continuing at 09:30
General Gaming From 09:00 until 11:00
Morning Tea with Grant Stone From 09:00 until 10:30
Console Gaming! From 09:00 until 17:30
10:00

WABA Boardgaming


Venue: Harvard Room (Gaming 2)
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Ends: 17:00

GenghisCon welcomes back the Western Australian Boardgaming Association for another year of great boardgaming and friendship.

Events Continuing at 10:00
Bread Teleportation for Beginners - Team Fortress 2 From 09:30 until 11:00
LARP Weapon Making Workshop From 09:30 until 11:00
General Gaming From 09:00 until 11:00
Morning Tea with Grant Stone From 09:00 until 10:30
Console Gaming! From 09:00 until 17:30
10:30

Human-Sized RoboRally


Venue: Courtyard (Outdoor Events)
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Ends: 12:00

Ever wanted to be a robot? Ever wanted to destroy other robots? Ever wanted to make the cool robot noises while you walk around and not be shamed for it? Human-Sized RoboRally is the game for you.

Events Continuing at 10:30
Bread Teleportation for Beginners - Team Fortress 2 From 09:30 until 11:00
LARP Weapon Making Workshop From 09:30 until 11:00
General Gaming From 09:00 until 11:00
WABA Boardgaming From 10:00 until 17:00
Console Gaming! From 09:00 until 17:30
11:00

Transhumanism in Movies


Venue: Fellows Room (Panels)
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Ends: 12:00

Transhumansim and Futurism has, over the last decade been making huge strides into the collective conciousness. Now, with the release of movies like “Transcendence”, “The Machine” and “Lucy” we see core tenants of Transhumanism being presented in mainstream media in an increasingly positive light. How has this trend developed and where is it going?

Upcycled Jewellery Workshop


Venue: Epworth Room (Workshops)
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Ends: 12:00

Sam demonstrates how to turn found items and junk into beautiful wearable art.

COGZ Tournament


Venue: Aldersgate Room (Gaming 1)
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Ends: 12:00

COGZ is a new board game made by local Perth designer Wesley Lamont, which recently was successfully Kickstarted. Come try it for the first time! MENSA approved!

Events Continuing at 11:00
WABA Boardgaming From 10:00 until 17:00
Human-Sized RoboRally From 10:30 until 12:00
Console Gaming! From 09:00 until 17:30
12:00

Lunch

Ends: 13:00

Go get some food. You need energy for your brain to work and build that time machine!

Events Continuing at 12:00
WABA Boardgaming From 10:00 until 17:00
Console Gaming! From 09:00 until 17:30
13:00

Arcologies and Worldbuilding


Venue: Fellows Room (Panels)
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Ends: 14:00

Come and explore the concept of arcologies, and as a group design a plausible space habitat for a self-sustaining colony.

LARP Weapon Making Workshop


Venue: Epworth Room (Workshops)
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Ends: 15:00

Create your own foam rubber weapons for use in the combat LARP on Sunday morning, then take it home with you afterwards! A GenghisCon classic that is not to be missed!

RAEZ Games Demonstration


Venue: Aldersgate Room (Gaming 1)
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Ends: 16:00

Perth-based games designer Wesley Lamont of RAEZ Games demonstrates his new boardgame COGZ, and invites you all along a journey of the other games he has designed over the years, as well as giving some unique insight into the world of a boardgame designer. Get ready to be puzzled!

Nerf Wars


Venue: Courtyard (Outdoor Events)
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Ends: 16:00

West Nerf is back at GenghisCon for the third year running and better than ever! Bringing Nerf guns, hundreds of darts, and enough different game types to last the afternoon, this is an event not to be missed. Prizes to be won!

Events Continuing at 13:00
WABA Boardgaming From 10:00 until 17:00
Console Gaming! From 09:00 until 17:30
14:00

Religion - Indistinguishable from Magic?


Venue: Fellows Room (Panels)
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Ends: 15:30

You can have mythology and a belief in the supernatural without having
religion, but can you have it the other way around?

Faith, the paranormal, ritual and legends: is there a difference between
the occult and the church?

Events Continuing at 14:00
LARP Weapon Making Workshop From 13:00 until 15:00
RAEZ Games Demonstration From 13:00 until 16:00
WABA Boardgaming From 10:00 until 17:00
Nerf Wars From 13:00 until 16:00
Console Gaming! From 09:00 until 17:30
15:00

Cthulu Larp


Venue: Epworth Room (Workshops)
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Ends: 17:30

Alex will dive you deep into the realms of madness with this Call of Cthulu inspired LARP. Don’t lose your mind!

Events Continuing at 15:00
Religion - Indistinguishable from Magic? From 14:00 until 15:30
RAEZ Games Demonstration From 13:00 until 16:00
WABA Boardgaming From 10:00 until 17:00
Nerf Wars From 13:00 until 16:00
Console Gaming! From 09:00 until 17:30
15:30

Lockpicking and Locksports


Venue: Fellows Room (Panels)
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Ends: 16:30

Bypassing locks has been a pastime of nerds for decades, so come along and learn to pick locks! You’ll learn about the legalities and ethics of lock picking, how locks work and how to exploit that knowledge to bypass various different types of locks. LOCKS!

We will even have a mini lockpicking competition at the end of the workshop!

Lock picks will be provided for this workshop (to be returned at the end of course!). If you have any spare locks, door or padlocks, please bring them with you, we’ve got plenty of picks but not quite enough locks!

Events Continuing at 15:30
Cthulu Larp From 15:00 until 17:30
RAEZ Games Demonstration From 13:00 until 16:00
WABA Boardgaming From 10:00 until 17:00
Nerf Wars From 13:00 until 16:00
Console Gaming! From 09:00 until 17:30
16:00

Painting and Collecting Miniatures


Venue: Aldersgate Room (Gaming 1)
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Ends: 17:30

Do you have a hankering for tiny people? Would you like to have your life engulfed by an amazing hobby? Enter the Aldersgate Room and let Jon teach you all about the art of collecting and painting miniatures.

Events Continuing at 16:00
Lockpicking and Locksports From 15:30 until 16:30
Cthulu Larp From 15:00 until 17:30
WABA Boardgaming From 10:00 until 17:00
Console Gaming! From 09:00 until 17:30
16:30

Sci-Fi and Fantasy's Most Hated Tropes


Venue: Fellows Room (Panels)
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Ends: 17:30

Are you tired of prophecies and chosen ones? Do wise old mentors who die
before they can be useful make you start pulling your hair out? Every Orc
is evil? Zombies, werewolves and vampires, oh my!

Whether you’re sick of lost orphan heirs or finding conveniently detailed
diaries, come down and join us in complaining about the obvious mistakes
Dark Lords make, why the hero always gets the princess, and what makes
computers inexplicably explode when shot at.

Events Continuing at 16:30
Cthulu Larp From 15:00 until 17:30
Painting and Collecting Miniatures From 16:00 until 17:30
WABA Boardgaming From 10:00 until 17:00
Console Gaming! From 09:00 until 17:30
17:30

GenghisCon 2015 AGM

Ends: 18:30

The GenghisCon Annual General Meeting is a time for everybody to come together to find out what GenghisCon’s been up to over the past year, our plans for the future, and to elect the council for next year’s GenghisCon. Come along and have a barbecue with us and put your hand up to help running WA’s friendliest geek convention!

19:00

Rebel Empire Demonstration

Ends: 20:00

Rebel Empire is a choreography group based in Perth who does Star Wars and other science fiction-themed fight and dance choreography. Their annual performance and demonstration at GenghisCon is one of the major highlights of the con and truly shows just how talented Perth geeks really are. Try not to get hit by a stray blaster bolt!

20:00

Ockers in Space: Australian Sci-Fi with Travis Johnson


Venue: Fellows Room (Panels)
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Ends: 21:00

Travis Johnson looks at the history – or lack thereof – of Australian sci-fi, fantasy, and horror cinema.

Drhoz's Call of Cthulu - Ghost Hunters


Venue: Aldersgate Room (Gaming 1)
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Ends: 00:00

A classic Lovecraft RPG for players of all skill levels.

Dungeons and Dragons 3.5


Venue: Harvard Room (Gaming 2)
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Ends: 23:00

Come have a play around of this classic RPG! A great game for people new to dice-based RPGs.

Laser Tag


Venue: Courtyard (Outdoor Events)
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Ends: 23:00

Please note that this event requires a signed waiver to participate.

Like regular tag, except you shoot each other with harmless, invisible lasers! In a cardboard box fort!

In the future all warfare will be conducted with lasers, so you’d better get your training in now!

21:00

Adam Peter Scott's Trivia Deathmatch


Venue: Fellows Room (Panels)
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Ends: 22:30

Adam Peter Scott, comedian & entertainer, is bringing his cult success, Trivia Death Match, to Genghis con. A live game show with comedians versus performers versus the audience versus the host. It’s part comedy, part game show, part panel and all unhinged.

Events Continuing at 21:00
Drhoz's Call of Cthulu - Ghost Hunters From 20:00 until 00:00
Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 From 20:00 until 23:00
Laser Tag From 20:00 until 23:00
22:30

Australian Star Wars Screening


Venue: Fellows Room (Panels)
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Ends: 23:00

Come watch some unique takes on the Star Wars movies!

Events Continuing at 22:30
Drhoz's Call of Cthulu - Ghost Hunters From 20:00 until 00:00
Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 From 20:00 until 23:00
Laser Tag From 20:00 until 23:00
23:00

Star Wars Uncut Screening


Venue: Fellows Room (Panels)
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Ends: 00:00

Come watch unique takes on the Star Wars movies being put on by Bronwyn!

Events Continuing at 23:00
Drhoz's Call of Cthulu - Ghost Hunters From 20:00 until 00:00