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Saturday Programming Schedule

10:00am

All Doors Open

Game Mastering 101—Brian Berg—Panel Room 1

Want to up your game for tabletop RPGs? Perhaps you are a new GM, or a pro who just wants to learn how to be a better gamemaster. Join us and learn Brian Berg’s proven tricks and tips to maximize your group’s fun with the least amount of effort.

How to Get a Job in the Gaming Industry—Clayton Capra—Panel Room 2

How to turn your passion into a job and earn a living doing something you love. Clay will give you some tips and action steps you can take today that leads to a fulfilling career in the game industry.Starfinder: Fugitive on the Red Planet—Jocelyn Gruel—RPG Room

D&D 5th Edition: Shackles of Blood—Patrick Meensen—RPG Room

11:00am

Silent Auction Opens—Vendor Room

Opening Ceremony—Main Stage

The Unknown Panel—Daniel Mohr—Panel Room 1

What are we going to discuss? Who knows? Come and find out!

Get into Gaming—Thomas Erikson—Panel Room 2

How to Start and Expand Your Family Gaming Library

12:00pm

TRMN Recommissioning—Main Stage

Honor Harrington Radio Drama—Main Stage

Atop the Fourth Wall LIVE—Linkara—Panel Room 1

Come and enjoy Linkara reviewing a comic book or manga live! What will he be covering? The only way to find out is to come to the panel!

Pathfinder: Lion’s Roar—Theodore—RPG Room

Pathfinder: War for the Crown (Crownfall)—Chris Gerdas—RPG Room

Pathfinder: Whispers of the Lost—Brian Berg—RPG Room

1:00pm

Life, Art, and Fandom—Jamie Coker—Panel Room 1

During these panels I will discuss my process, my life experience influences, how art/ fandom/ pop culture have influenced my life, and how my current artwork is influenced by fandom. I will also do a brief drawing each day, and a brief description and demonstration.

Warhammer Miniature Painting Demo—Paragon—Panel Room 2

We’ll be going over the ABC’s of how to get a model painted. No experience necessary. We’ll get you up and running with a few basic techniques and tips to get some paint on those unpainted minis in your board games back home. Basecoat, highlight, shade.

Battle of the Bands Practice Session—PokeCon Room

2:00pm

Average Joe to Actor—W.F. Bell—Panel Room 1

How I got my start and what I’m doing to continue. My experiences on set with Rob Zombie and filming of 31, The Walking Dead, and many other mainstream and independent projects.

Learn to Play: Warhammer—Paragon—Panel Room 2

Join the brutal wars of the far future in Warhammer 40K. A Sci-Fi mass combat game which has endured for over 25 years, Warhammer 40K has a massive amount of background material and well-sculpted models. Take command of the space Orks or the heretical Chaos Space Marines and learn the basics of this intricate game.

D&D 5th Edition: Killer Kobalts—Kevin Urbanczyk—RPG Room

Pathfinder 2nd Edition PLAYTEST: Doomsday Dawn—Ellie Johnson—RPG Room

3:00pm

Stories from Backstage—Daniel Mohr—Panel Room 1

Come hear humorous stories from backstage in theater and film. Have some of your own, be prepared to share them.

Costuming 101—Ann and Danielle Erikson—Panel Room 2

Steampunk and Sci-fi Military

4:00pm

Droid Building 501—501 Members—Panel Room 1

Living the LARP—Ann and Danielle Erikson—Panel Room 2

Life size board gaming to Live action role playing

Numenera—Thomas Erikson—RPG Room

5:00pm

COSPLAY CONTEST —Main Stage

Judges, Paragon of Wig-Wig Cosplay, Flux Cosplay, and Demon Armor7:00pm

7:00pm

Vendor Room Closes

Risqué Cosplay (18+)—Vendetta Vixins—Panel Room 1

A Burlesque show with a twist!

Wolfie Answers All and Tells More (After Dark 18+)—Daniel Mohr—Panel Room 2

Wolfie is one half of a podcast that gives advice to listeners and now is your chance to ask for his advice in person. He will answer your questions on Gaming, Rules Lawyers, How to get your 20 sided die to behave, relationships, and anything else you want to ask. If no one asks anything he will just talk about anything he feels like.

8:00pm

Cards After Dark (18+)—Brian Berg—Panel Room 2

Come play Cards Against Humanity with Brian Berg, including all of Total Party Kill Games’ own unofficial expansion decks. For 4-8 players. Not for the timid, and absolutely not for those under the age of 18.

10:00pm

Convention Doors Close

LionCon After Party @ Red Carpet Nightclub—Music by “If Nothing Else”

Sunday Programming Schedule

10:00am

All Doors Open

X-Wing Registration—Vendor Room

Average Joe to Actor—W.F. Bell—Panel Room 1

How I got my start and what I’m doing to continue. My experiences on set with Rob Zombie and filming of 31, The Walking Dead, and many other mainstream and independent projects.

Publishing 101—Brian Berg—Panel Room 2

Do you want to know how to get published in the tabletop RPG industry, publish your own fan content or even start your own RPG publishing company? Come join Brian Berg, the publisher and creative director for Total Party Kill Games for an honest, behind-the-scenes look at the RPG industry and what it takes to be successful.

11:00am

X-Wing Tournament Begins—Vendor Room

Wolfie Answers all and Tells More—Daniel Mohr—Panel Room 1

Wolfie is one half of a podcast that gives advice to listeners and now is your chance to ask for his advice in person. He will answer your questions on Gaming, Rules Lawyers, How to get your 20 sided die to behave, relationships, and anything else you want to ask. If no one asks anything he will just talk about anything he feels like.

Outer Space Arts and Crafts—Ann Erikson—Panel Room 2

For Kids!

Pathfinder: The Longest Road—Brian Berg—RPG Room

Numenera—Thomas Erikson—RPG Room

12:00pm

Sew Much to Choose From—WigWig Cosplay—Panel Room 1

Pfaff, Singer, Brother, Husqvarna… the choices are endless and so are the possibilities. Come join Wig-Wig Cosplay’s SkyPirate as she discusses the pros and cons of the machines on the market. With over 12 years of sewing experience and multiple craftsmanship awards, SkyPirate has had the opportunity to sew on many different types of machines and is ecstatic to share this information with first time shoppers or upgraders! Let’s get to sewing!

Coding a StarWars Video Game—Danielle Erikson—Panel Room 2

Battle of the Bands—PokeCon Room

D&D 5th Edition: Hattered in Hillsfar—Patrick Meensen—RPG Room

Starfinder: The Commencement—Jocelyn Gruel—RPG Room

1:00pm

Silent Auction Closes—Vendor Room

Life, Art, and Fandom—Jamie Coker—Panel Room 1

During these panels I will discuss my process, my life experience influences, how art/ fandom/ pop culture have influenced my life, and how my current artwork is influenced by fandom. I will also do a brief drawing each day, and a brief description and demonstration.

Improv 101—Daniel Mohr—Panel Room 2

Come and discuss the basics of Improve and then play a couple of improve games.

2:00pm

Wigs 101—WigWig Cosplay—Panel Room 1

Wearing a wig elevates the look of a cosplay, and let’s face it, not everyone wants to (or can) dye thier hair the crazy colors of the characters we admire. Come join SkyPirate of Wig-Wig Cosplay as she discusses the “do and don’t”s of wig buying and styling. We’ll cover everything from shopping to sewing in wefts and dyeing for that perfect color. Don’t forget to bring your questions!

PokeCon Art Academy—Echo—Panel Room 2

Come attend the PokeCon Art Academy and learn to be the best that like no one ever was and become a PokeCon Art Academy graduate! Graduation Certificates for everyone who attends.

3:00pm

Closing Ceremony—Main Stage

Working with Thermoplastics—WigWig Cosplay—Panel Room 1

Worbla, Teraflex, Pearlyart, oh my! The choices are out there but they are good for different things! Join Paragon and SkyPirate of Wig-Wig Cosplay as they talk about the multitude of thermoplastics on the market and what they have found each to be best for. We’ll cover tools of the trade as well as some tricks we’ve picked up over the years. We’ll also cover what goes best for priming and painting the different thermoplastics so you’re finished product can look amazing as well!

Out of this World—Ann, Thomas and Julie—Panel Room 2

Why Should I Read or Write Science-fiction Literature?

4:00pm

Doors Close—We hope you have a great time!