Posts Tagged ‘convention’

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PAX Unplugged ticket sale date

You heard about it, now experience it for the first time. Tickets for the inaugural PAX Unplugged will go on sale 3 May. Single day badges will cost USD$25, three day passes for will be available for USD$60 and Sunday Kids badges (for 6-12 year olds) will be USD$10 each. PAX Unplugged will be held 17-19 November at the […]

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Kosta Karatsinidis talks Pop Con

This year will see a brand new convention being held in South Australia. Called Pop Con, it will be on 14-15 January, and focus on a number of aspects of gaming. One of the conventions organisers, Kosta Karatsinidis, talked to us about the event. Can you briefly explain what, and where, Pop Con is? Pop […]

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Ettin Con on this weekend

This Saturday sees the biannual gaming convention, Ettin Con, hitting the outskirts of Sydney, Australia. All sorts of tabletop games are on offer, including roleplay and board games, in casual, tournament and learn-to-play settings. So if you are in New South Wales, head over to Katoomba for the winter instalment of Ettin Con. Ettin Con is […]

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Oz Comic-Con 2016

Get your batsuit out of mothballs because Oz Comic-Con is coming again to Australia, starting next month. You will be able to do everything you expect from a Comic-Con. Like meet celebrity guests, shop the expansive show floors full of merchandise and paraphernalia and take in or wear your favourite cosplay. As well as this, […]

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PAXAus for tabletop gamers

PAXAus is only a week away. So now is the time to sort out what great panels and events you absolutely can’t miss. Luckily, PAXAus has a handy schedule you can take a look at. To make things easier (or harder), let’s look at some of the great content on offer. Learn to Play El […]

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ConCentric Games this weekend

Do your dice rolling warm-ups. Prepare those wrists for shuffling. Practice pinching your thumb and index finger together. The tabletop game convention ConCentric is on this weekend. Held at the Burnside Community Centre it will start this Friday 18, from 6pm to midnight. Then continue on Saturday 19 from 9am until midnight, and Sunday 20 […]

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Issue 13 released today

Prepare for the suplex of justice! Issue 13 of The Campaigner is released today. This issue we look at El Luchador Fantastico Grande and talk to designer Al Caynes about this fast and fun card game. Dariusz Piotrowski from Den of Imagination talks about what it takes to run a professional miniature painting studio. We […]

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Switzerland’s Festival Fantasy Basel 2015

A host of mystical creatures unleash their creative spirit on Basel city at Switzerland’s first fantasy festival. At the entrance to Basel expo centre Pokémon character Magnemite is grappling with the shoelace that holds her eyeball together. A little teamwork sees the bipedal peeper skip away with a day of joyous ogling before her. And […]

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A sort of PAXAus story

As most of you would know, PAXAus was last weekend. Thousands upon thousands of geeks assaulted the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), and its surrounds, from Friday 31 October until Sunday 2 November. Many photos and accounts of the event can be found online (including a photo gallery on The Campaigners own Facebook page). […]

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PAXAus 2014 photo gallery

Uploaded recently to The Campaigner Facebook account is a collection of photographs I took while at PAXAus last weekend. In it you will find shots of the tabletop area, cosplay, panel photos and much more. Expect a piece about PAXAus later in the week, as well as in the next issue of The Campaigner. But […]