I’ve only been to one gaming convention before – TactiCon 2010, last September (the debut of my projector setup for DMing). Today marks the beginning of Denver’s main gaming convention of the year – Genghis Con.
Now that I know what to expect from a convention, I’ve figured out what I want to do with my time there:
- I’m running three sessions of Living Forgotten Realms (two of them with a module I wrote myself)
- I’m playing in an all-day (three-session) LFR game on Saturday
- I’m playing sessions of three non-D&D role-playing games: GURPS, Call of Cthulhu and Savage Worlds
Since there are a total of nine sessions on the weekend (one Thursday evening, three on Friday, three on Saturday and two on Sunday), that’s my whole weekend planned out. I wasn’t planning on having myself completely booked before the convention started, but it worked out that way when I realized that the only real LFR option on Saturday was the all-day event.
Needless to say, I’m excited! I volunteered this morning to help the con organizer, Leif, get some supplies from a friend’s basement to the convention hotel. I’m taking two days off work, and I’m ready for games.
Depending on how well my wife is feeling, she might be coming, too, which would be great! She’s volunteered to make some pre-generated characters for me to have available for players at my games, just in case someone doesn’t have a character ready to go.
One of my friends from my regular in-person game will also be coming for sure – we’re playing GURPS together. Another friend from that game might be coming on Sunday.
It should be a great weekend, and I’ll be sure to blog about it whenever I have some time.