GenghisCon 2016 @ Trinity Residential College,

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Friday

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"Lets Play", Why so Popular?


Venue: Fellows Room
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Starts: 10:00 Ends: 11:00

Lets play videos are now a part of gaming culture. Just what is it that makes them so fascinating?

Panelists are Jonathan Durnford and Aaron Creaser.

Advanced Sneaking Practice


Venue: Outside 1
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Starts: 21:00 Ends: 22:00

Get ready to sneak and hide, maybe even dress up as a bush in this game of spotlight.

Run by Kai Frost and Danielle Linder.

Aikido Wake-Up Call


Venue: Outside 1
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Starts: 09:00 Ends: 10:00

Does it take more than coffee to get you going in the morning? How about a little Aikido?

Run by Wing Chung.

Anime 101


Venue: Fellows Room
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Starts: 21:00 Ends: 22:00

Discussion of the shows and episodes to get someone hooked on Anime.

Panelists are Curzon, Andrew Hahn and Owen Godfrey.

Bedroom Bondage 101 (18+ only)


Venue: Epworth Rm Chill Out Colouring
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Starts: 21:00 Ends: 22:30

BDSM artists and educators give the 101 on rope play and how to make it fun and safe.

Run by Kristoph, Raven and Sapphire.

Board Games: What's New?


Venue: Fellows Room
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Starts: 09:00 Ends: 10:00

Rob Masters emerges from the games room to tell us of some exciting new tabletop games on offer.

Panelists are Rob Masters and Tim McDougall.

Building Gigantic Icosahedron


Venue: Outside 2
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Starts: 16:00 Ends: 23:00

Join the mad architects and get hands on with a platonic solid.

Run by Robyn Creagh and Mark Robertson.

Building Gigantic Icosahedron


Venue: Outside 2
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Starts: 09:00 Ends: 23:00

Join the mad architects and get hands on with a platonic solid.

Run by Robyn Creagh and Mark Robertson.

BYO Twirly Pretties


Venue: Outside 1
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Starts: 20:00 Ends: 21:00

Bring glowing sticks and shiny poi. Wave around fancy things and light up the night!

No one is running it, just come out and have fun.

Chill out Area. Colouring in & Logo comp


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Starts: 16:00 Ends: 23:00

A place to rest and relax. Will also hold the Logo comp, the best image becomes next years logo.

Chill out Colouring in Logo comp


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Starts: 09:00 Ends: 23:00

A place to rest and relax. Will also hold the Logo comp, the best image becomes next years logo.

Cool Games & Kickstarters


Venue: Fellows Room
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Starts: 16:00 Ends: 17:00

The best and weirdest that Kickstarter and crowd funding has produced.

Panellists are Curzon and Wesley Lamont.

Dinner

Starts: 18:00 Ends: 19:00

Flaneurial Fencing


Venue: Outside 1
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Starts: 10:00 Ends: 11:00

Want to try fencing but don’t like pointy metal objects? Well now you can fence with newspaper!

Run by Kai Frost and Danielle Linder.

Formula De


Venue: Rogerson Board Gaming 3
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Starts: 19:00 Ends: 23:00

Play the racing game Formula De. Enjoy the thrills and spills without wearing a helmet.

Long board game – Sign up at registration

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

From Dream to Reality. Trials and Tribulations of Producing an SF Play


Venue: Fellows Room
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Starts: 22:00 Ends: 23:00

Written as part of a honours thesis, hear the challenges from the writer, production team and actors.

Run by Stephen Platt, Sarah Courtis and Co.

GM Genre Workshop: Humor


Venue: Board Room
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Starts: 09:00 Ends: 11:00

Through this series of workshops you can challenge your preconceptions of genres. Fantasy can be more than swords and sorcery, Horror can be more than Cthulhu and Zombies, Science fiction need not take you to the stars and Punks don’t need mohawks. Infinite Horizons Meetup group will help you think outside the cliché and will assist you in polishing and building your campaign.

Run by Kevin O’Neil and Leon Peters-Malone.

Johan Sebastian Joust


Venue: Cambridge Room
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Starts: 19:30 Ends: 21:00

Modern jousting, using musical clues and digital aids knock your opponent out of the “Arena”.

Run by Ben Curran.

Killer Briefing


Venue: Epworth Rm Chill Out Colouring
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Starts: 18:00 Ends: 18:30

Put your devious skills to the test and join the con wide game of Killer. Attend the briefings to join.

Run by Stephen Dedman.

King of Tokyo Competition


Venue: Rogerson Board Gaming 1
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Starts: 09:00 Ends: 12:00

Mothra ain’t got nothing on you. Now is your chance to show everyone who’s the King!

Sign up at registration

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

Knotty Knots


Venue: Ellis Room
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Starts: 10:00 Ends: 11:00

Learn to tie knots that won’t come undone when you’re halfway down a cliff, being pursued by Orcs.

Run by Tony de Groot and Barb Jenkins.

Learn To Play Arkham Horror


Venue: Rogerson Board Gaming 2
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Starts: 22:00 Ends: 23:00

Come along and learn to play Arkham Horror, for fun or to practice for a tournament.

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

Learn To Play Battlestar Galactica


Venue: Rogerson Board Gaming 2
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Starts: 10:00 Ends: 11:00

Come along and learn to play Battlestar Galactica, for fun or to practice for a tournament.

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

Learn To Play Kings of Tokyo


Venue: Rogerson Board Gaming 2
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Starts: 21:00 Ends: 22:00

Come along and learn to play Kings of Tokyo, for fun or to practice for a tournament.

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

Learn to Play Splendor


Venue: Rogerson Board Gaming 2
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Starts: 20:00 Ends: 21:00

Come along and learn to play Splendor, for fun or to practice for a tournament.

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

Learn To Play Ticket To Ride


Venue: Rogerson Board Gaming 2
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Starts: 09:00 Ends: 10:00

Come along and learn to play Ticket to Ride, for fun or to practice for a tournament.

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

Left 4 Dead 1 & 2 Survival Challenge


Venue: Lincoln Rm Console Gaming
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Starts: 20:00 Ends: 23:00

Can you and 3 team mates hold out against the worst the zombie apocalypse can throw at you while ensuring you come out on top? Join us to watch people die…a lot!

Run by Adam McCaw

Lock Picking a How To


Venue: Epworth Rm Chill Out Colouring
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Starts: 17:00 Ends: 18:00

Ever wanted to be a hero? Well time to learn that essential adventurer skill, Lock Picking.

Run by Nick Howard.

Lock Picking Competition


Venue: Ellis Room
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Starts: 20:00 Ends: 21:00

See who’s fastest, compete against your fellows for prestige!

Run by Nick Howard.

Noobs, a GenghisCon Introduction


Venue: Fellows Room
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Starts: 19:30 Ends: 20:00

A gentle introduction to the Con and Con etiquette for those new to GenghisCon.

Fellows Room 7:30PM Friday.

Not So Secret Masters of Fandom


Venue: Harvard Room
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Starts: 10:00 Ends: 11:00

Enthusiastic gathering for those interested in becoming a Not So Secret Master of GenghisCon.

*Bribery and enthusiasm provided by the President Helen Highwater.

Open Board Gaming


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Starts: 16:00 Ends: 23:00

Bring your own or use the ones people are sharing, join in the fun of board gaming.

Open Board Gaming


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Starts: 09:00 Ends: 23:00

Opening Ceremony


Venue: Fellows Room
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Starts: 19:00 Ends: 19:30

GenghisCon’s committee welcomes you to the 15th Convention.

Fellows Room 7PM Friday.

Peter Capaldi: Return to Old Who


Venue: Fellows Room
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Starts: 17:00 Ends: 18:00

He doesn’t like hugs and he is not your boyfriend. He is not a good man. He is not a bad man. He’s an idiot with a box and a screwdriver, just passing through.
Does the 12th Doctor hark back to his older, more alien forms, or is this Doctor the youngest of all?
Panellists are Aaron Creaser, Owen Godfrey and Curzon.

Retro Morning Console Hour!


Venue: Lincoln Rm Console Gaming
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Starts: 10:00 Ends: 11:00

Come play old console games! We’ve got Supernes, N64, Sega, PS1, PS2 and Xbox games to play!

Run by Adam McCaw.

Room Closed


Venue: Harvard Room
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Starts: 09:00 Ends: 10:00

Room Closed


Venue: Lincoln Rm Console Gaming
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Starts: 09:00 Ends: 10:00

RPGs, Good, Bad and ???


Venue: Fellows Room
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Starts: 20:00 Ends: 21:00

What makes a good RPG? A discussion on the good, the bad and the weird.

Panelists are Adam McCaw, Adrian Smith and Ben Casey.

Sneaking Practice


Venue: Outside 1
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Starts: 17:00 Ends: 18:00

An excellent chance for any rogue to practice their Move Silently skill in a game of statues.

Run by Kai Frost and Danielle Linder.

Speed Geeking


Venue: Epworth Rm Chill Out Colouring
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Starts: 20:00 Ends: 21:00

Find a new fandom friend! Good if you don’t know anyone at the con or want to meet new people.

Run by Evan Beasley and assisted by Helen Highwater.

Super Street Fighter 4


Venue: Lincoln Rm Console Gaming
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Starts: 19:00 Ends: 20:00

An anime style game where people yell their attacks at the top of their lungs and shoot fire balls out of their hands…and we’re not talking about Dragon Ball Z…

Run by Adam McCaw.

Ticket To Ride Competition


Venue: Rogerson Board Gaming 1
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Starts: 19:00 Ends: 23:00

Just because you have the longest doesn’t mean it’s the best but it does help.

Sign up at registration

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

Traders


Venue: Epworth Rm Chill Out Colouring
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Starts: 10:00 Ends: 18:00

They have stuff. You want stuff. All your stuff are here.

Traders Setup Time


Venue: Epworth Rm Chill Out Colouring
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Starts: 09:00 Ends: 10:00

Time for the Traders to display their wares

Unsupervised Chess


Venue: Aldersgate Unsupervised Chess
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Starts: 16:00 Ends: 23:00

Unsupervised Chess


Venue: Aldersgate Unsupervised Chess
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Starts: 09:00 Ends: 23:00

Play chess. Unsupervised.