Category Archives: Conventions

Yellowcon 2010 (Warhammer 40K Tournament)

Warhammer 40K Tournament (Yellowcon 2010) Sunday, August 29, 2010 from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (GMT) Stormont Hotel 587 Upper Newtownards Road BT4 3LP Belfast United Kingdom REGISTER HERE 1750 point tournament. Prizes for winner & runner-up. Access the rules … Continue reading

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“Do people still go to cons?”

This year, Q-CON celebrates it’s 15th year. It was sixteen years ago that I finished the ‘market research’ of conventions in Ireland (via Gaelcon and Warpcon – and getting illicit copies of their after-con reports from by Bothan spies). This … Continue reading

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NearbyGamers hosts listings of gamers. Would you lot just sign up already?

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Q-CON XIV video

The official video for Q-CON XIV was posted today: It’s good to see it running as I did all the research for the first Q-CON by visiting cons around the country when I was President of ‘Slayers the year before. … Continue reading

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Diddlysquat is dead

Mark notes that Diddlysquat is dead. I didn’t know much about it, to be honest but reading the testimony of specky I’m reminded of lots of the silliness that went on within Crucible Design. In the end, projects like this … Continue reading

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Q-CON. What are we doing for it.

On Monday last I was accosted by a small ginger elf who enquired not what TTN could do for me, but what I could do for TTN in terms of running games. I’m going to run a horror game, a … Continue reading

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Conventions for the remainder of 2007

I missed Warpcon in Cork which annoyed me and I just realised that this weekend is Leprecon in Dublin. Would I go all the way to Killarney? That’s a long way. As is Galway. I’m not really into going across … Continue reading

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Games Shops in Paris

I went to two games shops in Paris and spent a little too much on books. I got some English language RPGs and could hve bought more – there’s heaps of dead-tree books that I’ve never heard of and I … Continue reading

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Apple Expo

I’m at Apple Expo in Paris this week and taking the opportunity to pop down to Jeux Descartes and other games shops. I hear great things about the French gaming scene but this will be the first time I experience … Continue reading

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