ARCANACON 2019

Welcome to a fun and inclusive roleplaying convention, providing a great experience to new and experienced gamers. Over two packed days their will be a big range of roleplaying games, international and local speakers, an exciting range of shops and displays and Euro board games.

WHERE

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

WHEN

Saturday and Sunday
January 26 and 27 2019


Dungeons & Dragons

Meric Blackman is providing a bunch of Adventurer League Games for beginners to D&D and veterans alike. Bring your own Adventurer League character or take one of Merric’s prepared characters.
Pre-register your choice of games at his WarHorn Site when available!


Call of Cthulhu

Three intriguing and terrifying new scenarios for you to play. Two scenarios are sourced from Mark Morrison’s award winning “Reign of Terror”.
The third scenario has been written by Penny Love and is set in the tropical Peloponnese islands. That sounds nice.


Good Society

A fabulous new game from the talented StoryBrewer Team, Hayley and Vee. Good Society is a collaborative tabletop roleplaying game that captures the heart, and the countenance, of Jane Austen’s work.
The Good Society LARP happens Saturday 5PM!

This is your chance to dress up.


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Conference Schedule

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  • Saturday

    January 26, 2019

  • Lanyard pickup and game registration. First come first served for game registration.

  • All feature games available. Indie games as scheduled by organiser. Vendors and general displays open.
    Call of Cthulhu
    Dungeons and Dragons
    Good Society
    Independent Games
    Vendors
    Where
    Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Center

  • 2PM to 3PM Sarah Newton. Keynote Address. 3PM to 4PM Art in Fantasy World Building. Helen Gordon, 4PM to 5PM How to be a Better Player. Ben Scerri, Helen Gordon, Feature and Indie games, board games and vendors.
    Boardgames
    Call of Cthulhu
    Dungeons and Dragons
    Good Society
    Independent Games
    Vendors

  • All feature games available. Indie games as scheduled by organiser. Vendors and general displays open.
    Boardgames
    Call of Cthulhu
    Dungeons and Dragons
    Good Society
    Good Society LARP
    Independent Games
    Vendors

  • All feature games available. Indie games as scheduled by organiser. Vendors and general displays open.
    Boardgames
    Call of Cthulhu
    Dungeons and Dragons
    Good Society
    Independent Games
    Vendors

  • Sunday

    January 27, 2019

  • Lanyard pickup and game registration.

  • All feature games available. Indie games as scheduled by organiser. Vendors and general displays open.
    Call of Cthulhu
    Dungeons and Dragons
    Good Society
    Independent Games
    Vendors

  • 2PM to 3PM Mark Morrison 'Writing a Scenario'. 3PM to 4PM 'How to Become a GM'. Karl Brown, Artemis, Ben Byrne. 4PM to 5PM 'Designing and Publishing a New Game'. Sarah Newton, Hayley Gordon, Wade Dyer. Feature and Indie games, board games and vendors.
    Boardgames
    Call of Cthulhu
    Dungeons and Dragons
    Good Society
    Independent Games
    Vendors

  • All feature games available. Indie games as scheduled by organiser. Vendors and general displays open.
    Boardgames
    Call of Cthulhu
    Dungeons and Dragons
    Good Society
    Independent Games
    Vendors

  • This final session is unscheduled. Games will be run depending on GM availability. Board games will be available.
    Boardgames
    Call of Cthulhu
    Dungeons and Dragons
    Good Society
    Independent Games
    Where
    Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Center

Our Speakers

International and local game designers and writers presenting on the burgeoning industry of roleplaying, from how you can be involved to how to run a better game or be a better player.

Location

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre - 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006

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