Posts tagged: gaming

HuzzahCon 2014

HuzzahCon, the Historical Wargaming Convention, will be held in South Portland, ME the weekend of May 16th-18th. The event features historical miniatures, board games, presentations, vendors and fun. For information on game tournaments and other events, visit http://huzzahcon.com/.

Total Confusion 2014

Total Confusion is a gaming convention being held in Mansfield, MA the weekend of February 20-23. The convention will feature board games, roleplaying games, card games, and more, plus a number of guests from the gaming industry. For more details see http://www.totalcon.com/.

Unity Games XX 2014

The 20th annual Unity Games daylong boardgaming extravaganza will be held on January 25th in Danvers, MA. There will be many different board and card games available for gamers of all levels of experience. Visit http://www.unitygames.org/ugxx/ugxx.htm to get all the details.

SnowConMaine 2014

SnowConMaine is a gaming convention that will be held in Orono, ME the weekend of January 17-19.

Our focus is on tabletop games of all types: board games, card games, roleplaying games, LARPs, miniatures, demo games, strategy games; as well as a packed game library, vendors, exhibitors, costume contests and more for gamers of all ages and experience levels.

Learn more at http://snowconmaine.com/main/.

Winter Weirdness Game Day 2014

The Green Mountain Gamers will be hosting their Winter Weirdness Game Day on January 11th, 2014 in Barre, VT:

Get out of the house — or take a break from the ski slopes — and get to the winter Green Mountain Game Day for some tabletop action! Bring any tabletop game you wish to play – board games, RPG’s, Magic – it’s all good. We provide the tables, you provide the games.

See http://www.greenmountaingamers.com/green-mountain-game-days/winter-weirdness/ for more details.

JiffyCon East 2013

JiffyCon is a roleplaying and board game event showcasing games by independent designers. This one-day event will be held in Somerville, MA on November 9th. See http://jiffycon.blogspot.com/2013/10/jiffycon-east-is-saturday-november-9th.html for more details.

PAX East 2014

The incredibly popular Penny Arcade Expo East gaming convention is returning to Boston, MA the weekend of April 11-13. Visit http://east.paxsite.com/ for more information.

CarnageCon 2013

CarnageCon, known this year as “Carnage on the Mountain,” is a tabletop gaming convention being held in Killington, VT, the weekend of November 8th-10th. There will be board games, card games, miniatures, and role-playing games. For details visit http://www.carnagecon.com/.

Boston Festival of Indie Games

The Boston Festival of Indie Games will be held on September 14th at MIT in Cambridge, MA. In addition to games there will be speakers, music, an art show,

The Boston Festival of Indie Games celebrates independent game development in New England and neighboring regions. Our goal is creating an inclusive environment for everybody who enjoys and appreciates games in whatever shape or form. The festival seeks to support and showcase the efforts of independent game developers in a free public event, encouraging attendees to participate and play games in different formats: video games, location-based games, tabletop games and live role-playing, amongst others. The games featured are innovative and refreshing, demonstrating both the budding and the established talent of game makers in the American northeast. Produced under the non-profit auspices of Be Epic, a Boston-area live action games production group, the Boston Festival of Indie Games fosters a community of academic and independent developers creating games for the people. Boston FIG was conceptualized by members of Boston Indies, and brought to life via a community effort in collaboration with major stakeholders in the Massachusetts-area gaming community.

Visit http://bostonfig.com/ for more information.

Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy

The Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra and Berklee Choir will perform “Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy” on October 6th at 7:30pm at Boston Symphony Hall.

Fresh off the 25th anniversary FINAL FANTASY celebration, music from one of the most popular video games of all time returns to Boston! The Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra (BCSO) and Berklee Choir perform the live soundtrack to this stunning video presentation conducted by Arnie Roth. Plus, legendary composer Nobuo Uematsu will be in attendance.

Highlights will include music from the FINAL FANTASY game franchise (produced by Square Enix and now in its 14th edition since 1987, with more than 100 million units sold), new arrangements created for the recent 25th Anniversary Celebration concerts including the FINAL FANTASY Series: Battle and Victory Theme Medley and the Opera ‘Maria & Draco’ from FINAL FANTASY VI featuring three operatic soloists, narrator, and the Berklee Choir. This live performance features a special guest appearance on FINAL FANTASY VI: Dark World by series composer, Nobuo Uematsu (keyboards) and tour conductor, Arnie Roth (violin).

For details see http://www.ffdistantworlds.com/tickets/distant-worlds-boston-massachusetts.

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