Gaming

The MSC34 Gaming Schedule is online at https://msc34gaming.sched.org/

 

MidSouthCon Gaming
About half the people who attend MidSouthCon come to play games, making it the area’s largest gaming convention. At MSC 33, gamers played nearly 100 RPGs, 800 board games, multiple LARPS and social games, plus miniatures, CCGs and video games. Here are the gaming highlights for MidSouthCon 34:

Tournaments
This year we have 10 board game tournaments and special events, including several Tennessee State Championships  hosted by Double Exposure Inc.  For more information about the tournaments and prizes see our Tournament Page

Pathfinder Society and other Living Games
You can pre-register for the Pathfinder Society and the other Living Role Playing Games run by FORGE on
Warhorn

Gamer’s Raffle
We will give out over a thousand dollars worth of prizes in our Gamers Raffle! Every scheduled game you sign up for and every library game you check out gives you a chance to win an awesome prize. Our Gamer’s Raffle runs all weekend in scheduled flights featuring a wide variety of games and gear with something for every gamer.

The Play-to-Win!
Play a game and get a chance to win it! This year we will have over 90 Play-to-Win games. You can check out the list BoardGameGeek.

Board Games
Our board games lending library has over 400 games for you to play throughout the weekend. Plus, in addition to the tournaments and Pandemic Survival events, there will be numerous scheduled board games for you to enjoy.

Role Playing Games
So far our Game Masters have signed up to run: 5E Dungeon & Dragons, D&D 3.5, Castles and Crusades, Pathfinder, Paranoia, SagaBorn, Champions 5th ed., Feng Shui, Cyberpunk 2020, Better Angels, Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition, Fate Accelerated, Savage Worlds, 7th Sea, Blood of Heros, Pugmire and more are coming in. Special this year our gaming guest of honer will be running multiple sessions of Shadow of the Demon Lord!

Magic: The Gathering
Calling all planeswalkers! In addition to our usual booster draft and sealed deck events, we are also featuring legacy and pauper cube drafts.

Miniatures
We will have Star Wars Miniatures, Bolt Action, Frostgrave, Battletech, Ogre Designer’s Edition, Guild Ball, HEROCLIX, and More!

LARPs
We will have two  Vampire: The Masquerade LARPs this year:  Riverside Opera: Refuge and INSANELarp of Insanity

Social Gaming
Throughout the weekend, we’ll be running convention favorites like Are You A Werewolf? (now with prizes) and Two Rooms and A Boom, along with the ever popular Debate of the Dead and, for the adults, Cards Against Humanity.

Video Gaming
The video game room has a variety of digital games. Come check out old favorites along with new and popular games and make new friends as you challenge each other with your best moves. Events include several video game tournaments with prizes, as well as open play.

Gaming Hours
Gaming rooms are open the entire weekend beginning 2pm on Friday and closing at 6pm on Sunday. Scheduled games will run in nine sessions, listed below:
• Session 1 (Friday 2:00pm)
• Session 2 (Friday 7:00pm)
• Session 3 (Friday 11:30pm)
• Session 4 (Saturday 9:00am)
• Session 5 (Saturday 2:00pm)
• Session 6 (Saturday 7:00pm)
• Session 7 (Saturday 11:30pm)
• Session 8 (Sunday 9:00am)
• Session 9 (Sunday 1:30pm)
Not all games fit neatly into four hour blocks, so check out the schedule when it becomes available to see when your favorite games will begin.

As it gets closer to MidSouthCon 34, we will be making specific announcements via Facebook at our Facebook Gaming Page

Still want more? Don’t forget all of our panels! Some of the highlights of the past few Cons have included topics concerning the gaming industry, world building techniques, how to build good characters, discussions on villains, and more. There will also be opportunities to meet our Gaming Guest of Honor, Robert Schwalb, throughout the weekend.