Attendance in the HawaiiCon Game Room requires a HawaiiCon 2018 Pass.  Buy tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/hawaiicon-7112033165

 

Please note: Some events require registration, either prior to the con, or when spots are available, in the Game Room at the convention.  Registration will open to VIP Pass holders one week prior to general pre-registration.  

The following schedule is a work in progress, with changes possible up to the beginning of the event.  We extend our thanks for your flexibility and willingness to work with the Gaming Guests' and Volunteers' schedules!


 

Events that will open to pre-registration:

AD&D 1E with Jeff R Leason, "Hauntings' End". Play the original in a game DM'd by the man who was there when the manuals were being written. Details below.

AD&D 1E Adventure "For a Worthy Cause" w/ Heidi Gygax. Play the game with an alpha-tester of the original as your DM. Epic. Details below.

AD&D 1E "Run the Gauntlet" with Stefan Pokorny of Dwarven Forge. The most beautiful minature terrains and hours of play with a modern artist of the game DM'ing the adventure. Details below.

5E Dungeons & Dragons With Adam A Thompson: The man from Rooster's Teeth will be at the helm. Details below.

The Freegrazer Contracts: Play in he Big Island's very own high caliber dystopian sci-fi space opera RPG, with Heidi, Stefan, Jeff, and Adam as part of your crew.

In addition, Heidi, Jeff, Stefan and Adam will be part of our tours and evening events. Gaming Greatness.

 

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Thursday

Firefly with Ethan Paguirigam (10AM - 12PM) Welcome back to the Verse Browncoat. The Alliance is pushing out into the Rim Worlds where you and your crew are on the bleeding edge trying to survive. Right now you and yours are down on your luck there aren’t a lot of work for law abiding citizens, it might be time to look for more unsavory work. Right now your ship is only just holding together you need money and fast luckily you have a lead on some quick credits.

Battletech: Alpha Strike Bootcamp (10am-1pm): Giant robots! Lasers! Missiles! An introduction to the quick-play version of the classic futuristic war board game. Open games will also be available for those who are ready to jump right into the robotic destruction. Prizes for all!
AD&D 1E with Jeff R Leason (2pm-6pm): Hauntings' End. The Player Characters (PCs) are hired by a local village, haunted by the original three adventures, to collect their remains/essences and, hopefully, put the spirits at rest. An adventure for 9-12 player with PC levels from 12th- 15th (PCs provided).
Star Wars Armada Demo: (2pm-6pm): Armada, you assume the role of fleet admiral, serving with either the Imperial Navy or Rebel Alliance. It’s your job to issue the tactical commands that will decide the course of battle and perhaps, the fate of the galaxy. Gam3Escape is proud to host a demonstrative battle between sample Rebel and Imperial Fleets! Free play available during and after the event while table space and available fleets exist.
Hawaii Island Game Developers (6pm-8pm): An open, indy gaming think-tank. Attendees can learn about current marketing strategies, development techniques and more.
Gam3Escape - Magic The Gathering Core Set 2019 Sealed Tournament (6pm-9:30): ($25 Entry; Prizes in Core 2019) Play with Core Set 2019 in this Sealed event. Using six booster packs from Core Set 2019, create a 40-card deck from your card pool and additional basic lands, then play three matches. New and casual players welcome! Registration closes 10 minutes prior to start time.
FGC Hawaii Casual Fighting Games (6pm-9pm): such as Street Fighter V, Tekken 7, DragonBall Fighter Z and more. Come try out these fighting games and play casual matches against real people. Arcade sticks and pads will be provided. If you have never played fighters before, get a free lesson on basic fundamentals.
Cards Against Humanity (8pm-Pau): Sit down and be appalled in this adult themed card game that is all but guaranteed to offend your sensibilities.

Friday

Gam3Escape - Magic The Gathering Unstable Draft (8:30am-1pm): ($25 Entry; Unstable Prizes) Why would anything on the Big Island be stable? Draft from the three booster packs then create a 40 card deck from your draft pool plus basic lands and play three matches. Casual and experienced players welcome! Registration closes 10 minutes prior to start time.
Paniolo Deadlands (HAWAIICON CLASSIC)(8:30am- 12:30pm): Join in a cooperative role-playing game set in old "West" Hawaii. Back in the age of the wild west, Hawaii's ranchers employed paniolos who were Hawaiian cowboys. But not all is as it seems on the Big Island, and a series of night-time disappearances lead to something much stranger than any cowpoke could have predicted.
Cardfight Vanguard! tournament (9am-12:30pm): Caridfight Vanguard is a trading card game created by Bushiroad in 2011. It has been growing in popularity with both the TCG and the Anime by the same name, it is a great game for all ages. Standard TCG single format rules will apply. Come down and show us what you got. Stand Up, Vanguard!
AD&D 1E Adventure "For a Worthy Cause" w/ Heidi Gygax (11:30am - 3:30pm): for 9-12 players 3rd-4th level, characters provided. “The Observancy has hired the party to gain information on a group of creatures, lead by an evil, magic-using being. Brave the mystical caverns on a righteous mission.
FGC Hawaii Casual Fighting Games (12:30pm-3:30pm): such as Street Fighter V, Tekken 7, DragonBall Fighter Z and more. Come try out these fighting games and play casual matches against real people. Arcade sticks and pads will be provided. If you have never played fighters before, get a free lesson on basic fundamentals.
Star Wars Armada Demo: (2pm-6pm): Armada, you assume the role of fleet admiral, serving with either the Imperial Navy or Rebel Alliance. It’s your job to issue the tactical commands that will decide the course of battle and perhaps, the fate of the galaxy. Gam3Escape is proud to host a demonstrative battle between sample Rebel and Imperial Fleets! Free play available during and after the event while table space and available fleets exist.
Battletech: Alpha Strike Grinder (6pm-9pm): Giant robots! Lasers! Missiles! A robotic battle-royale using the quick-play version of the classic futuristic war board game. Take part in the mech destruction. If you know the game great; if not, game play is easy to pick up. Play as long as you want, from a few minutes to the whole game. Prizes!
Gam3Escape - Magic The Gathering Dominaria Sealed (6pm-9:30pm): ($25 Entry;Dominaria Prizes) Play with Dominaria in this Sealed event. Using six booster packs from Dominaria, create a 40-card deck from your card pool and additional basic lands, then play three matches. Casual and Experienced players welcome! Registration closes 10 minutes prior to start time.
The Art of DMing Panel: With Stefan Pokorny (7pm-8pm)

Saturday

Gam3Escape - Magic The Gathering Ixalan Sealed Event (8:30am-1pm): ($25 Entry; Rivals of Ixalan and Ixalan Prizes) Play with Ixalan block cards in this Sealed event. Using four booster packs from Rivals of Ixalan, and two booster packs from Ixalan, create a 40-card deck from your card pool and additional basic lands, then play three matches. New and casual players welcome! Registration closes 10 minutes prior to start time.
Pokemon Balloon Show (9am-11am)
Classic Dungeons & Dragons With Adam A Thompson (9:30am-1:30pm): Many heroes have traveled into the hills above Verbonbc in search of the rumored lost treasure of Rufulo and Zanzabar. Dare you adventurers venture thither? Specifically intended for new players, this adventure is a wonderful introduction to Dungeons & Dragons. Role-Playing Game - 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons up to 6 players.
Gaslands Intro (10am-1pm): Like Mad Max? Blowing stuff up & going pedal to the metal? $1 minis? Us too. Gaslands is a tabletop game of post-apocalyptic vehicular mayhem. Fast & cinematic rules, designed to be played with toy cars, ram, skid & race through the wreckage of a burnt-out Earth. Come learn to play.
AD&D 1E (Run the Gauntlet) with Stefan Pokorny of Dwarven Forge (2pm-10pm): “Enter the Dungeon of Doom! Stefan Pokorny (The Dwarvenaut) CEO of Dwarven Forge presents a miniature gauntlet of death to amuse and abuse your feeble 1st level, AD&D characters...victims provided (or roll yer own). 25 total tickets will be sold. We will do a roll off and the first 8 will get a seat. As characters get killed waiting players can enter at various “rescue” points in the dungeon. If (more likely when) your character is killed, you can get back in line to re-enter the Gauntlet of Doom!
Vampyre Women of Venus open play with Adam A Thompson (2pm-4:30pm): An adventure board game set on a pulp sci-fi planet Venus where the players' rocket ship has crash-landed. New players may try their luck every hour with this quick game rotating rounds of play should be the norm. Three different ways to win - solo or co-operative. Board Game - Vampyre Women of Venus up to 6 players. Mature themes.
Star Wars Armada Demo: (2pm-6pm): Armada, you assume the role of fleet admiral, serving with either the Imperial Navy or Rebel Alliance. It’s your job to issue the tactical commands that will decide the course of battle and perhaps, the fate of the galaxy. Gam3Escape is proud to host a demonstrative battle between sample Rebel and Imperial Fleets! Free play available during and after the event while table space and available fleets exist.
Gam3Escape - Magic The Gathering Masters 25 Draft (6pm-9:30pm): ($30 Entry; Core 2019 + Other Prizes***) Draft from three Masters 25 booster packs, then create a 40-card deck from your draft pool plus basic lands, and play three rounds. Casual and experienced players welcome! Registration closes 10 minutes prior to start time.
FGC Hawaii Casual Fighting Games (6pm-9pm): such as Street Fighter V, Tekken 7, DragonBall Fighter Z and more. Come try out these fighting games and play casual matches against real people. Arcade sticks and pads will be provided. If you have never played fighters before, get a free lesson on basic fundamentals.

Sunday

Gam3Escape - Magic The Gathering Core 2019 Draft (8:30am-1pm): ($20 Entry; Core 2019 Prizes) Play with Core Set 2019 in this Draft event. Draft from three Core Set 2019 booster packs, then create a 40-card deck from your draft pool plus basic lands, and play three rounds. New and Casual players welcome! Registration closes 10 minutes prior to start time.
Warhammer 40k registration (9am - 9:30am)
Warhammer 40k Tournament Round 1 (10am - 12pm)
Miniatures Painting Workshop ( 9am -11am)

FGC Hawaii -  Battle Rave! (9am - 5pm) A full day of Casual play with some possible secret surprise contests with prizes! Street Fighter V Arcade Edition, Tekken 7, Dragonball, FighterZ, and others will be available to try out. Games may be subject to change based on participants or release of new titles. 
Battletech Alpha Strike Scenario: Defend Hawaii (10am-1pm): Giant robots invade paradise! Mount up in your mecha and help defend the island. If you know the game great; if not, game play is easy to pick up. Play as long as you want, from a few minutes to the whole game. Prizes!
Traveller With Adam A Thompson (2pm-6pm): Try your hand at one of the original science-fiction role-playing games: Traveller. No previous experience required. In a far-flung future where anything is possible, the players will first create their own characters, earning skills, contacts, and enemies as they journey through the depths of space. Then, events that no one could have predicted will hurl the characters into crisis that could threaten their very lives! Role-playing Game - Traveller (Mongoose V1) up to 6 players.
Star Wars Armada Demo (2pm-6pm): In Star Wars: Armada, you assume the role of fleet admiral, serving with either the Imperial Navy or Rebel Alliance. It’s your job to issue the tactical commands that will decide the course of battle and perhaps, the fate of the galaxy. Gam3Escape is proud to host a demonstrative battle between sample Rebel and Imperial Fleets! Free play available during and after the event while table space and available fleets exist.

The Freegrazer Contracts (6m-9pm): Take part in the Big Island's very own high caliber dystopian sci-fi space opera RPG by joining a crew with Heidi, Stefan, Jeff, and Adam and completing contracts.


 

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Attendance in the HawaiiCon Game Room requires a HawaiiCon 2018 Pass.  Buy tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/hawaiicon-7112033165


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