Fwd: Registration for Vericon VI now open!
- I thought some on this list might be interested in
this. Its a gaming convention held at Harvard every
January. Looks like George R.R. Martin will be the
guest of honor this year.
--- Vericon ConChair <conchair@...> wrote:
> We are pleased to announce that registration for____________________________________________________
> Vericon VI is now open!
> Why should you register now?
> --Preregister before December 14th to receive a
> --Registering for the con allows you to pre-register
> for specific events
> --Limited crash space is available on a first-come,
> first-served basis,
> so request it now
> Register online at our website: www.vericon.org
> What is Vericon?
> Vericon is a science-fiction, fantasy, gaming, and
> anime convention
> featuring many events and distinguished guest
> speakers. It has been
> held annually at Harvard University since 2001. The
> sixth Vericon will
> take place on Friday-Sunday, January 27-29, 2006.
> The convention is
> sponsored by the Harvard-Radcliffe Science Fiction
> Association (HRSFA),
> an undergraduate student group.
> What's special about Vericon VI?
> This year we're proud to feature Game of Thrones
> author George R. R.
> Martin as our Guest of Honor!
> George R. R. Martin is the author of the
> best-selling A Song of Ice and
> Fire cycle, so far including the books A Game of
> Thrones (1996), A
> Clash of Kings (1999), and A Storm of Swords (2000).
> His latest, A
> Feast for Crows, will be released on November 8,
> 2005. He has been
> story editor for The Twilight Zone and producer for
> Beauty and the
> Beast, and he has won numerous Hugo and Nebula
> awards for his many
> short stories and novellas. Martin, born in New
> Jersey in 1948, started
> writing stories at a very young age, selling monster
> stories to other
> neighborhood children, and went on to receive a B.S.
> and M.S. in
> Journalism from Northwestern in 1970 and 1971. He
> currently lives in
> Santa Fe, New Mexico.
> We're also featuring a host of webcomic artists,
> Tim Buckley of Ctrl+Alt+Del
> Randy Milholland of Something Positive
> and Michael "Mookie" Terracciano of Dominic Deegan:
> Oracle For Hire
> Read about these guests and others on our website!
> In addition to our guests, Vericon VI will feature
> all your favorite
> events from previous years: ongoing events such as
> open gaming, the
> anime room, and the art show; RPGs, both table-top
> and live-action; and
> Vericon-exclusives including Milk and Cookies, the
> Masquerade Ball,
> Mystery Science Theater 3000, a Scavenger Hunt, and
> with Stuff. We'll continue successful additions to
> last year's
> schedule, such as a boffing tournament, a Magic: The
> Gathering draft,
> and Cosplay Human Chess. We'll feature new events
> such as Live-Action
> Clue and a Game of Thrones CCG tournament and expand
> our video gaming
> room in honor of Tim Buckley's new holiday,
> If you have any suggestions for guests you'd like to
> see, games you'd
> like to play, or other events you'd like to
> participate in, please let
> us know!
> I hope to see you in January!
> ~Emily Morgan
> Vericon VI
> January 27-29, 2006
> Sever Hall, Harvard University
> "Winter is coming."
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