Greetings and salutations KantCon Attendees! We here at KantCon are continuing our efforts to reach out to our community with a newsletter to keep you informed of events and happenings with the convention. You can of course always find out more information by visiting our website atkantcon.com We are excited to see you at the Overland Park Convention Center on July 24th to the 26th!
Here is an overview of some of the important activities recently.
If you are coming from out of town, or just want to sleep closer to all the gaming, we now have agreements with four nearby hotels. The Sheraton, Marriott, Drury Inn and La Quinta are offering a group rate for KantCon. Check out the details on our ATTEND page.
All our vendor space is filled! We’ve added some great organizations lately, including the local Role Players Guild of Kansas City. Several game companies and publishers will also be there to show off their latest creations. See more about them on our EXHIBITOR page.
EVENTS, EVENTS, AND MORE EVENTS
We have some really exciting events planned, including our first ever Megagame: Watch the Skies! This game will consist of several teams dealing with various crisis. There are teams for several countries of the globe, an alien team, and a few media teams. Check out some videos of previous games at http://www.shutupandsitdown.com/videos/v/susd-play-megagame/
Returning this year is our ever popular VIG (Very Important Gamer) bundle! Interested in being treated like gamer royalty? Perhaps having a game tailored to you by one of our fabulous GMs? Perhaps you just want to get a whole bundle of SWAG as souvenirs from KantCon 2015. Then the VIG package is for you. Along with a game designed to your specific interests, you get such perks as a KantCon Mug, a Cloth SWAG Bag, extra raffle tickets, the 2015 Miniature (Cedric the Dragon), Dice, A VIG T-Shirt, and the PDF of the 2015 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons Module.
Still available are the follow GMs with the following games:
• Ethan Parker: Feng Shui, Savage Worlds, Mutants and Masterminds, Marvel Super Heroes, Paranoia, Zombicide, Sentinels of the Multiverse, Talisman, or Doctor Who.
• Jason Sachan: Carwars
• Jon Hook: OGRE, War of the Ring, Call of Cthulhu, Dungeon Crawl Classics, or Space Hulk
• Jeremy Putnam: Dungeon Crawl Classics, Brikwars Skirmish, Empires D6, Empires Fantasy D6, or Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition.
Or you can attend our one of ourBuy In Games (BIG) these are specialty events that allow you to get into a premium game.
• The Lost Expedition by Jon Hook, Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition
• The Millers at Camp Parnell by Angela Robertson, Dread
• Death Star Trench Run by Matt Harrop, Star Wars: X-Wing
• Evil Reborn by Jon Hook, Dungeon Crawl Classics
• Life-Sized Space Alert by Angela Robertson, Space Alert
Finally, we could use a hand at several areas during the convention itself. If you’d like to be a little more involved, and get a discounted badge, please consider volunteering. Simply fill out the form on our VOLUNTEER page, and we’ll contact you to work out the details.