GenghisCon 2016 @ Trinity Residential College,

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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.

A celebration of Bowie


Venue: Harvard Room
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Starts: 19:00 Ends: 20:00

Come along and celebrate the life and career of the phenomenal talent that was David Bowie. From Space Oddity, through to Labyrinth and last album Blackstar he had an amazing career and gave so many of us joy and happiness.

Let us remember him and celebrate this amazing man and his gifts he gave the world though his amazing 52 year career. We will have plenty of Bowie music on hand so you can hear your favourite song… because in the beginning Ziggy played guitar.

Hosted by curzon

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.

Afternoon Tea with Grant Stone


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

The name says it all.

Special guest Grant Stone, the Patron Saint of GenghisCon.

Agnostic Photographer


Venue: Ellis Room
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Starts: 15:00 Ends: 16:00

A camera phone is no excuse for bad photography. See how to get the most out of phone photos.

Run by Sandra Chung.

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.

Arkham Horror


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

Play the infamous Arkham Horror, battle ancient horrors to save the world, maybe.

Long board game – Sign up at registration

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

Bard Skills


Venue: Ellis Room
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Starts: 19:00 Ends: 20:00

When your attacks fail its time to turn to the Persuade skill, learn some old and new charm tricks.

Run by Jonathan Durnford.

Battlestar Galactica


Venue: Rogerson Board Gaming 3
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Starts: 13:00 Ends: 18:00

Play the challenging BSG board game, beware those sneaky Cylons.

Long board game – Sign up at registration

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

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.

Book Binding 101


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

Learn the basics of the secret and beautiful art of Book Binding.

Run by Kai Frost.

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.

Building Gigantic Icosahedron


Venue: Outside 2
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Starts: 09:00 Ends: 16:00

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

Run by Robyn Creagh and Mark Robertson.

Camel Cup Competition


Venue: Rogerson Board Gaming 1
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Starts: 13:00 Ends: 15:00

Who is the best camel wrangler? Time to found out! (No Spitting)

Long board game – Sign up at registration

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

Capture the Flag/Water Fight


Venue: Outside 1
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Starts: 13:00 Ends: 14:00

Battle for glory and flags. Bring wrath to your foes in the shape of water pistols and balloons.

Run by Jonathan Durnford.

Chain Mail Basics Workshop


Venue: Ellis Room
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Starts: 13:00 Ends: 14:00

Come along and learn the basics of making chain mail.

Run by Ken McCaw.

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.

Chill out Colouring in Logo comp


Venue: Epworth Rm Chill Out Colouring
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Starts: 09:00 Ends: 16:00

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

Circus Skills Workshop


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

Come learn some basic circus skills such as staff twirling, poi, and contact juggling.

Being run by Danielle Linder, Kai Frost and Lisa Rye.

Cosplay DIY


Venue: Harvard Room
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Starts: 11:00 Ends: 12:00

Clear away some of the confusions of cosplay and find out some of the tricks of the trade.

Run by Lisa Rye and Sophia Dodd.

Dinner

Starts: 18:00 Ends: 19:00

Electric Vehicles & the Super Highway


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

A discussion on the marvels of electric transport and its future here in Australia.

Run by Dr Chris Jones and Bruce Armstrong.

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.

Future of Love and Sex (18+ only)


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

What has changed in how relationships form (or don’t)? Why has it? What will be next?

Panelists are Jonathan Durnford, Sarah Akers, Stephen Dedman and Samara Morgan.

Game Design and Publishing


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

A “how to” with a side order of “are you sure you want to do that?”.

Panelists are Stephen Dedman and Wesley Lamont.

GM Genre Workshop: Crime and Espionage


Venue: Board Room
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Starts: 19:00 Ends: 21:00

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.

GM Genre Workshop: Fantasy


Venue: Board Room
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Starts: 12:00 Ends: 14:00

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.

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.

GM Genre Workshop: Sci Fi


Venue: Board Room
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Starts: 10:00 Ends: 12:00

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.

GM Genre Workshop: The "Punks"


Venue: Board Room
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Starts: 16:00 Ends: 18:00

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.

Grant Stone on Publishing and all that Jazz


Venue: Fellows Room
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Starts: 15:00 Ends: 16:00

You’ve written a story or you know someone who’s written a great one and you want to see it reach the light of day… How do you take the next step? Come along to hear our one-and-only Grant Stone hold forth on the links between small press publishing and making it to publication.

Special guest Grant Stone, the Patron Saint of GenghisCon.

Halo! 4, 5, Reach and the Master Chief Collection


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

Come play all the Halo games through out the ages from the very first all the way through to Halo 5! We’re also going to be running several tournaments across different game modes, suit up Spartan!

Run by Adam McCaw.

Hand Massage


Venue: Ellis Room
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Starts: 11:00 Ends: 12:00

Learn the smooshy art of hand massage and relieve some of those gaming kinks.

Run by Wing Chung.

Hyrule Warriors KO Challenge


Venue: Lincoln Rm Console Gaming
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Starts: 11:00 Ends: 12:00

Can you help the kingdom of Hyrule and its warriors from the legend of Zelda games defeat their enemies in great numbers? Then show us and prove that you are Hyrule’s greatest warrior.

Run by Adam McCaw.

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: Ellis Room
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Starts: 12:00 Ends: 12:30

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

Run by Stephen Dedman.

Killer Queen


Venue: Outside 1
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Starts: 11:00 Ends: 12:00

Steal food, kill the Queen or bomb the base? Serve your Queen and battle for victory!

Run by Ben Curran.

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 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 Camel Cup


Venue: Rogerson Board Gaming 2
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Starts: 11:00 Ends: 12:00

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

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

Learn To Play Hamsterolle


Venue: Rogerson Board Gaming 2
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Starts: 15:00 Ends: 16:00

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

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

Learn To Play Railroad Tycoon


Venue: Rogerson Board Gaming 2
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Starts: 13:00 Ends: 14:00

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

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

Learn To Play Settlers of Catan


Venue: Rogerson Board Gaming 2
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Starts: 17:00 Ends: 18:00

Come along and learn to play Settlers of Catan, 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.

Learn To Play Tsuro


Venue: Rogerson Board Gaming 2
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Starts: 16:00 Ends: 17:00

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

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

Live Action Robo Rally


Venue: Cambridge Room
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Starts: 11:00 Ends: 12:00

A giant board, an obstacle course, there can be only one victorious robot and computer could it be you?

Run by Msquared.

Lunch

Starts: 12:00 Ends: 13:00

Lunch Videos


Venue: Harvard Room
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Starts: 13:00 Ends: 14:00

Mario Kart Wii U


Venue: Lincoln Rm Console Gaming
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Starts: 13:00 Ends: 14:00

The newest edition of the mario kart games! Now with tracks that don’t stay in the traditional flat format…all DLCs included! Now you can race as villagers, link, you name it!

Run by Adam McCaw.

Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm 3


Venue: Lincoln Rm Console Gaming
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Starts: 17:00 Ends: 18:00

Wanted to know which characters from the Naruto anime series would win in a fight? Then play this and find out!

Run by Adam McCaw.

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: 09:00 Ends: 23:00

Open Board Gaming


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Starts: 09:00 Ends: 16:00

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

Parkour Basics


Venue: Outside 1
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Starts: 15:00 Ends: 16:00

Learn the basic skills of Parkour. We will be teaching on grass so be comfortable with grass stains.

Run by Kai Frost.

Please Attend AGM During This Time


Venue: Fellows Room
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Starts: 14:00 Ends: 15:00

The general meeting for the members. Hear what’s happened in the last year, elect a fancy new committee for next year and vote on changes to our constitution.

Cambridge Room 2PM Saturday.

Please Attend AGM During This Time


Venue: Ellis Room
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Starts: 14:00 Ends: 15:00

The general meeting for the members. Hear what’s happened in the last year, elect a fancy new committee for next year and vote on changes to our constitution.

Cambridge Room 2PM Saturday.

Please Attend AGM During This Time


Venue: Board Room
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Starts: 14:00 Ends: 15:00

The general meeting for the members. Hear what’s happened in the last year, elect a fancy new committee for next year and vote on changes to our constitution.

Cambridge Room 2PM Saturday.

Please Attend AGM During This Time


Venue: Cambridge Room
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Starts: 14:00 Ends: 15:00

The general meeting for the members. Hear what’s happened in the last year, elect a fancy new committee for next year and vote on changes to our constitution.

Cambridge Room 2PM Saturday.

Please Attend AGM During This Time


Venue: Outside 1
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Starts: 14:00 Ends: 15:00

The general meeting for the members. Hear what’s happened in the last year, elect a fancy new committee for next year and vote on changes to our constitution.

Cambridge Room 2PM Saturday.

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.

Rocky Horror Picture Show


Venue: Harvard Room
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Starts: 21:00 Ends: 23:00

The original movie. A classic.

Room Closed


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

Room Closed


Venue: Harvard Room
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Starts: 14:00 Ends: 18:00

Room Closed


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

Room Closed


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

Room Closed


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

Room Closed Please Attend AGM During This Time


Venue: Lincoln Rm Console Gaming
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Starts: 14:00 Ends: 15:00

The general meeting for the members. Hear what’s happened in the last year, elect a fancy new committee for next year and vote on changes to our constitution.

Cambridge Room 2PM Saturday.

Settlers of Catan Competition


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

Find out how fun it is to have wood for sheep as you settle Catan.

Sign up at registration

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

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.

Soul Calibur 4 & 5


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

Great titans come to fight for the legendary weapons of Soul Calibur and Soul Edge. Joining these fighters is Yoda, Darth Vader and the apprentice from Star Wars…and Ezio the master assassin from Assassin’s Creed.

Run by Adam McCaw.

Splendor Competition


Venue: Rogerson Board Gaming 1
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Starts: 15:00 Ends: 17:00

Fast to learn and fun to play. Play to win or just to get all the shiny shiny gems :)

Sign up at registration

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

Sticking Point for Saucers: Why Can't Science Cut the UFO Mystery?


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

A clear and entertaining talk on the main theories of UFOs and why science can’t end the mystery.

Run by Dr Graham Mann.

Sunday Morning Race-a-thon (Forza, Blur & Grand Turismo)


Venue: Lincoln Rm Console Gaming
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Starts: 10:00 Ends: 12:00

A racing simulator where you can drive on the world’s most famous race track…and in the dream car you’ve always wanted to drive.

Run by Adam McCaw.

Super Smash Bros Wii U & 3DS


Venue: Lincoln Rm Console Gaming
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Starts: 15:00 Ends: 17:00

Come and play the latest Smash Bros Game! From 4-8players and you can use a DS as a controller! It’s the ultimate “which fighter would win?” style game. With all DLCs including Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy VII!

Run by Adam McCaw.

T-shirt Modding


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

T-Shirts provided for a gold coin donation or BYO and embark on an adventure in less is more.

Run by Helen Highwater and Sarah Akers.

The Challenges of Ducks, Elephants & Privilege


Venue: Fellows Room
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Starts: 11:00 Ends: 12:00

How to manage when you’re not the mainstream, tips and tricks from those who have made it.

Panelists are Kai Frost, Jonathan Durnford, Brynne Jagoe and Jack Bridges.

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

Tsuro Competition


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

Who can best navigate the twists and turns of Tsuro?

Sign up at registration

Run by Matt Lindus and Curzon.

Unsupervised Chess


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

Play chess. Unsupervised.

Unsupervised Chess


Venue: Aldersgate Unsupervised Chess
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Starts: 09:00 Ends: 16:00

Wearable Tech


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

From Adafruit adventures to the humble Fit Bit lets talk about the wonders of the wearable.

Panelists are Brynne Jagoe, Owen Godfrey and Sarah Akers.

World of Darkness Vampire LARP


Venue: Outside 1
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Starts: 19:00 Ends: 21:00

Something horrific attacked your New Year’s Eve party. Everyone died, including you. But you came back. You came back with a rage you could scarcely
comprehend, and a thirst for blood that defied reason.

Sign up at registration

Run by Beyond the Sunset LARP group

Write Club


Venue: Fellows Room
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Starts: 13:00 Ends: 14:00

Members talk about Write club and the craft and business of writing for publication.

Panelists are Satima Flavell, Heidi Kneale, Peter Kempshall and Martin Livings.

WWWD


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

Local game designer and the man who brought you COGZ talks about his latest inventions.

Run by Wesley Lamont.