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The Dice Tower Con Event Schedule

Five Days of Fun!

The schedule below details all of the scheduled events we have at the convention. 24 hour gaming happens the entire length of the convention in the Sierra Ballroom!

Event Schedule

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Boca Rooms III-IV

Paint and Take

Come learn how to paint a Space Marine or an Ork with Rob & Sam from Battling Brushes! This event, sponsored by Games Workshop, is for the beginning miniature painter, or someone who would just like to see if they like painting miniatures before diving into it. All necessary supplies have been provided by Games Workshop, so just bring yourself, and a desire to paint! 50 People Max
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bonaire Room 2

Smash Up Tournament

New players welcome! Up to 16 players will choose two factions from Smash Up and all expansions up to this point (except Obligatory Cthulhu and Munchkin Smash Up). and then run a two-round Tournament. In the first round, players will compete in 4-player games. In the second round, players will compete with those who matched their position in the first round (all first place players in one game, all second place players in another, etc.). Factions will be picked through snake drafting and will be used for both rounds. Prizes will be awarded to winners after the last round!
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Caribbean Ballroom V-VII

Math Trade Exchange

If you participated in the Math Trade, this is your last chance to Exchange your games.
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Convention-wide

Announcements

Convention-wide announcements made over speakers awarding door prizes.
11:00 PM to 8:00 AM
Boca Rooms V-VIII

Werewolf

Play Werewolf into the wee hours of the morning!
10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Boca Foyer Area

Watch the Skies

Watch the Skies is a megagame focused on international relations, conflict, and high level diplomacy involving mysterious and threatening aliens from outer space. 50 People Max.
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bonaire Room 4

Arkham Horror LCG Demo #1

Come hunt the Rougarou and learn to play Arkham Horror the Card Game. This 75 minute demonstration is for up to three beginners and will provide full instructions and all game equipment to allow you to guide the tooled up Fed, the scrappy Urchin, and the dangerous Waitress deep into the Bayou.
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Grand Sierra Ballroom E

King of Tokyo Tournament

Iello Games is running a King of Tokyo Tournament with promos, prizes and discounts to winners and participants! Sign ups will be available at the Iello Booth!
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Bonaire Room 3

Elder Sign

Orchestrated by the original game designer! Only 6 players for each expansion: The Museum, Gates of Arkham, Omens of Ice, and Omens of the Deep.
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Boca Room III-IV

Paint and Take

Come learn how to paint a Space Marine or an Ork with Rob & Sam from Battling Brushes! This event, sponsored by Games Workshop, is for the beginning miniature painter, or someone who would just like to see if they like painting miniatures before diving into it. All necessary supplies have been provided by Games Workshop, so just bring yourself, and a desire to paint! 50 People Max.
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Grand Sierra Ballroom E

Arena Tournament

Iello Games is running an Arena Tournament with promos, prizes and discounts to winners and participants! Sign ups will be available at the Iello Booth.
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bonaire Room 4

Arkham Horror LCG Demo #2

Come hunt the Rougarou and learn to play Arkham Horror the Card Game. This 75 minute demonstration is for up to three beginners and will provide full instructions and all game equipment to allow you to guide the tooled up Fed, the scrappy Urchin and the dangerous Waitress deep into the Bayou.
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Grand Sierra Ballroom E

Kanagawa Tournament

Iello Games is running a Kanagawa Tournament with promos, prizes and discounts to winners and participants! Sign ups will be available at the Iello Booth.
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Grand Sierra Ballroom E

Pyramids Tournament

Iello Games is running a Pyramids Tournament with promos, prizes and discounts to winners and participants! Sign ups will be available at the Iello Booth.
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Convention-wide

Announcements

Convention-wide announcements made over speakers awarding door prizes.
11:00 PM to 8:00 AM
Boca Rooms V-VIII

Werewolf

Play Werewolf into the wee hours of the morning!
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Bonaire Room 2

Feld Fest

Come play in the Feld Fest! The winner gets to sign the Golden Salad Bowl! La Isla, Castles of Burgundy, Bruges, and Aquasphere are the games.
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Boca Room V-VIII + Boca Foyer

World Turned Upside Down

The World Turned Upside Down is an alt-history megagame of political unrest, international conspiracy, and the American Revolution. Up to 50 players will take on the roles of famous lawmakers, generals, and spies of the period. Every player becomes a historical figure with a unique power and progression path. As an American, choose sides and guide your colony toward loyalty or rebellion. As a Brit, balance your own political objectives with the demands of Empire. Your choices will decide the fate of America. The world will never be the same. For more information email: stefan@ironmarkgames.com
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bonaire Room 4

Arkham Horror LCG Demo #1

Come hunt the Rougarou and learn to play Arkham Horror the Card Game. This 75 minute demonstration is for up to three beginners and will provide full instructions and all game equipment to allow you to guide the tooled up Fed, the scrappy Urchin and the dangerous Waitress deep into the Bayou.
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Grand Sierra Ballroom E

King of Tokyo Tournament

Iello Games will be running a King of Tokyo Tournament with promos, prizes and discounts to winners and participants! Sign ups will be available at the Iello Booth!
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Bonaire Room 3

Elder Sign

Orchestrated by the original game designer! Only 6 players for each expansion: The Museum, Gates of Arkham, Omens of Ice, and Omens of the Deep.
10:00AM to 11:00AM
Caribbean Ballroom V-VII

Media Panel

Join multiple board game podcasters as they discuss their craft!
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Boca Room III-IV

Paint and Take

Come learn how to paint a Space Marine or an Ork with Rob & Sam from Battling Brushes! This event, sponsored by Games Workshop, is for the beginning miniature painter, or someone who would just like to see if they like painting miniatures before diving into it. All necessary supplies have been provided by Games Workshop, so just bring yourself, and a desire to paint! 50 people Max.
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Grand Sierra Ballroom E

Arena Tournament

Iello Games will be running a Arena Tournament with promos, prizes and discounts to winners and participants. Sign ups will be available at the Iello Booth!
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bonaire Room 4

Arkham Horror LCG Demo #2

Come hunt the Rougarou and learn to play Arkham Horror the Card Game. This 75 minute demonstration is for up to three beginners and will provide full instructions and all game equipment to allow you to guide the tooled up Fed, the scrappy Urchin and the dangerous Waitress deep into the Bayou.
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Grand Sierra Ballroom E

Kanagawa Tournament

Iello Games will be running a Kanagawa Tournament with promos, prizes and discounts to winners and participants! Sign ups will be available at the Iello Booth!
2:30 PM to 3:45 PM
Boca Room III-IV

Watch & Vern: Airbrushing Techniques

Learn the ins and outs of airbrushing, from the different types, how to clean it properly, and how to paint with it! This is a Demo only, you will not get an airbrush to paint with.
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Caribbean Ballroom V-VII

Publishers Event

Board Game Publishers take a few moments to discuss their upcoming releases.
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Grand Sierra Ballroom E

Pyramids Tournament

Iello Games will be running a Pyramids Tournament with promos, prizes and discounts to winners and participants! Sign ups will be available at the Iello Booth!
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Convention-wide

Announcements

Convention-wide announcements made over speakers awarding door prizes.
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Boca Rooms V-VIII + Boca Foyer

Future Tense

Future Tense is a strategic science fiction megagame for up to 40 players. Players form up to eight five-player teams. Individual team members will compete (and sometimes cooperate) in five interconnected game modules. Success will require both teamwork and planning as well as daring and subterfuge. For more information email: scott@livewarelab.com.
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Caribbean Ballroom V-VII

Dice Tower Awards LIVE

Join Tom, and the guys from the Dice Tower when they give away the awards for the best games of 2016!
11:00 PM to 8:00 AM
Boca Rooms V-VIII

Werewolf

Play Werewolf into the wee hours of the morning!
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Caribbean Ballroom V-VII

Flea Market

There will be 2 lines, 1 for Tom Vasel's items, 1 for the general Flea Market featuring items from other attendees. Learn More.
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bonaire Room 6

Arkham Horror LCG Demo #1

Come hunt the Rougarou and learn to play Arkham Horror the Card Game. This 75 minute demonstration is for up to three beginners and will provide full instructions and all game equipment to allow you to guide the tooled up Fed, the scrappy Urchin and the dangerous Waitress deep into the Bayou.
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Grand Sierra Ballroom E

King of Tokyo Tournament

Iello Games will be running a King of Tokyo Tournament with promos, prizes and discounts to winners and participants! Sign ups will be available at the Iello Booth!
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Boca Room III-IV

Paint and Take

Come learn how to paint a Space Marine or an Ork with Rob & Sam from Battling Brushes! This event, sponsored by Games Workshop, is for the beginning miniature painter, or someone who would just like to see if they like painting miniatures before diving into it. All necessary supplies have been provided by Games Workshop, so just bring yourself, and a desire to paint! 50 People Max.
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Grand Sierra Ballroom E

Arena Tournament

Iello Games will be running an Arena Tournament with promos, prizes and discounts to winners and participants! Sign ups will be available at the Iello Booth!
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bonaire Room 3

Arkham Horror LCG Demo #2

Come hunt the Rougarou and learn to play Arkham Horror the Card Game. This 75 minute demonstration is for up to three beginners and will provide full instructions and all game equipment to allow you to guide the tooled up Fed, the scrappy Urchin and the dangerous Waitress deep into the Bayou.
Starts at 1:00 PM
Bonaire Room 4

Ticket to Ride Tournament

Compete to see if you're the best at Ticket to Ride! Participants are encouraged to bring a copy of the base game if possible.
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Boca Rooms V-VIII + Boca Foyer

Future Tense

Join Tom Vasel and the Dice Tower Gang for Future Tense, a strategic science fiction megagame for up to 40 players. Players form up to eight five-player teams. Individual team members will compete (and sometimes cooperate) in five interconnected game modules. Success will require both teamwork and planning as well as daring and subterfuge.
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Grand Sierra Ballroom E

Kanagawa Tournament

Iello Games will be running a Kanagawa Tournament with promos, prizes and discounts to winners and participants! Sign ups will be available at the Iello Booth!
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Caribbean Ballroom V-VII

5 Minute Pitch

Prospective Game Designers pitch their games in under 5 minutes!
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Grand Sierra Ballroom E

Santorini

Play Santorini with the Designer, Gordon Hamilton!
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Grand Sierra Ballroom E

Pyramids Tournament

Iello Games will be running a Pyramids Tournament with promos, prizes and discounts to winners and participants! Sign ups will be available at the Iello Booth!
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Convention-wide

Announcements

Convention-wide announcements made over speakers awarding door prizes.
8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Bonaire Room 2

Eldritch Horror

Play late into the night with a modern classic! Join designer Richard Launius and dive into the depths of Eldritch Horror! 8 players only.
11:00 PM to 8:00 AM
Boca Rooms V-VIII

Werewolf

Play Werewolf into the wee hours of the morning!
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bonaire Room 3

Arkham Horror LCG Demo #1

Come hunt the Rougarou and learn to play Arkham Horror the Card Game. This 75 minute demonstration is for up to three beginners and will provide full instructions and all game equipment to allow you to guide the tooled up Fed, the scrappy Urchin and the dangerous Waitress deep into the Bayou.
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bonaire Room 3

Arkham Horror LCG Demo #2

Come hunt the Rougarou and learn to play Arkham Horror the Card Game. This 75 minute demonstration is for up to three beginners and will provide full instructions and all game equipment to allow you to guide the tooled up Fed, the scrappy Urchin and the dangerous Waitress deep into the Bayou.

Special Guests

In 2017 we are thrilled to bring along some of the hobby’s most well-known personalities and influencers to The Dice Tower Convention!

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