Denver Comic Con is May 31-June 2 and although this is only it’s second annual event there will be A-list celebrity guests and attendance is high. Created by Comic Book Classroom, an organization dedicated to promoting literacy and education through comic books, the entire event is one huge charity event. A large amount of the proceeds go towards Comic Book Classroom to help volunteers educate children.
The Con is chalk full of interesting panels including topics like education, GLBT, and women’s issues. There also is an impressive list of celebrity guests that gamers and nerds alike will line up for. ‘Star Trek’ icons William Shatner and George Takei will be making an appearance, as well as stars from ‘The Guild’, former Doctor Who Colin Baker, and comic book legends like Jim Steranko and Arthur Shydam.
The convention will have it’s fair share of gaming also. Tabletop gaming abounds at DCC from MTG and Pokemon to some more interesting games you may not have heard of. Video gaming will also be playing a larger role this year. There will even be some panels exploring topics in video games. Voice of “Mass Effect”‘s Kaidan Alenko, Raphael Sbarge will be a panelist.
Check out the list to see some of the gaming events being held at Denver Comic Convention here and see more events on the DCC schedule.
Colorado Cutthroat is facilitating some video game tournaments at DCC. Entry into the tournaments is free. 1st and 2nd place winners will receive prizes.
A plethora of “HeroClix” demo’s and tournaments will be held during the convention. LOTR/Hobbit/SPiderman/Watchmen/Assasin’s Creed and more will be featured in the hexagonal strategy games. You can bet on having the opportunity to play some casual games and pick up some new figures as well.
Pick up some tips and tricks for your table top role playing campaigns with the D&D gaming sessions being held at the Denver Comic Con. Adventures will be using the 4th edition rules system for characters level 4-7.
marvel vs. capcom
Enter the “Marvel vs. Capcom 3” tournament for a chance to win a VIBRAS FIVE ONE headset for first place or a $25 Microsoft gift card or second. Tournament is being held courtesy of Colorado Cutthroat Connection.
A few different “Savage Worlds” games will be going on at DCC. In this game you can role play nearly anything you can imagine from steam punk super hero to a rough and tumble explorer.
Looking for a new Role Playing game? “Pathfinder Society” could be just what your looking for and you can try out a scenario at the convention. A few scenarios will be held for 1st-5th level characters.
street fighter X tekken
A ‘Street Fighter X Tekken” tournament will be held on Sun. June 2 at DCC. Head over to coloradodutthroat.com to get on the game roster, entry is free.
Dragon Age RPG
For those that can’t get enough “Dragon Age” can re-enter the fantas world with Green Ronin’s RPG game “Dragon Age RPG”. Try out the game with like minded individuals at the convention.
Marvel Heroic RolePlaying
Enter the Marvel universe for a special roleplaying game this weekend. The scenario is based on “The Specialist” webcomic and will take place in an alternate-history WWII.
Injustice Gods Among US
“Injustice: Gods Among Us” let’s you battle as your favorite DC heroes. A video game tournament will be held for the game on Sunday, June 2.
Work cooperatively to delve dungeons and defeat monster in this table top game. Descent will be available at the Denver Comic Con, be sure to check it out.
Settlers of Catan
Check out “Explorers & Pirates” edition of “Settlers of Catan” at DCC and see if it’s a board game worth adding to your collection. This cutthroat game brings a fun spin to the traditional game.
“Legendary” is a Marvel deck building game. There will be a demo at DCC to familiarize people with the game. Get a chance to play it yourself later during the convention.