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Friday, August 26
 

10:00am

Geeks vs. Harsh Reality with Co-Creator Brian Berg
Try out this Cards Against Humanity-inspired game that pokes a lot of fun at Geek Culture. If you know how to play the original, this is more of the same awful fun, but Geek Themed. Players​: 1-8 (18+ only)Absolutely no one under age 18, and DO NOT play this game if you are easily offended. Run by co-designer Brian Berg.

Moderators
Friday August 26, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Salon D-E

10:00am

Quiet Area
The Quiet Area is located in the back corner of the Falling Water Cafe in the Marriott. It is the place to go if you need to take a break from Geek.Kon with minimal distractions. Specifically, loud activity and other distracting behavior is discouraged. Sound and light will be filtered. Cell phones and other electronics will be silent and put away in the room. Napping, eating, and drinking beverages other than water are not permitted in this area. When open, this room will function as a Safe Zone.

Friday August 26, 2016 10:00am - Saturday August 27, 2016 12:00am
Dining Room

10:30am

Riichi Mahjong
Learn to play Japanese Riichi Mahjong.

Friday August 26, 2016 10:30am - 12:30pm
Salon D-E

12:00pm

Geeks vs. Harsh Reality with Co-Creator Brian Berg
Try out this Cards Against Humanity-inspired game that pokes a lot of fun at Geek Culture. If you know how to play the original, this is more of the same awful fun, but Geek Themed. Players​: 1-8 (18+ only)Absolutely no one under age 18, and DO NOT play this game if you are easily offended. Run by co-designer Brian Berg.

Moderators
Friday August 26, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Salon D-E

12:00pm

King of the Jungle
Every player is dealt an animal card and tries to be the last animal to survive in the jungle. In this game of deception, deduction, and distraction, the crafty and cunning survive and become King. The game is easy to learn and can play quickly. Up to 21 can play at a time. Sign up now or just stop by and check it out. You will love it!

Moderators
Friday August 26, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Salon D-E

12:00pm

Unlimited Psychic Squad
Eps 1-3, Subtitled

Friday August 26, 2016 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Salon A

12:00pm

Legends of Draxia - Demos by Mythica Games
Set in the mythical land of Draxia where dragons and other fiends terrorize the night. Fight monsters, construct buildings, or amass an arsenal of spells. FREE art print with game play!

Friday August 26, 2016 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Tabletop

12:00pm

12:00pm

Doctor Who Classic
1971 - "The Mind of Evil" - John Pertwee, Katy Manning, Roger Delgado

Friday August 26, 2016 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Salon C

12:00pm

Artemis Bridge Simulator
Think you have what it takes to man a starship bridge station? Or maybe you think you can be Captain of a starship! It’s time to prove your mettle, stop by the Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator room, and play as the Helm officer, Tactical officer, Science officer, Engineering officer, or Communications officer.

Friday August 26, 2016 12:00pm - 10:00pm
La Crosse

12:00pm

Boffer Room
Geek.kon is pleased to have our fun and exciting boffer room back for 2016! This is the room where you can hit your friends, family, and random strangers without getting in trouble...with approved equipment of course.
Once again you'll have a chance to meet members of the local Belegarth chapter as they host the room.
Have fun and hope to see a ton of foam fighting.

Friday August 26, 2016 12:00pm - 10:00pm
Geekdome

1:00pm

Firefly: The Board Game
You have a ship: Get a crew, Find Work, keep flying. Start your Geek.Kon right with some misbehaving in the Verse. Willing to teach the game

Friday August 26, 2016 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon D-E

1:00pm

Card Commander
Card Commander is a humorous combat card game set in a fictional World War III for 2-5 players. This is a playtest of a game scheduled for publication in late 2017.

Moderators
Friday August 26, 2016 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Salon D-E

1:15pm

Dominion Tank Police
Eps 1-3

Friday August 26, 2016 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Salon A

2:00pm

Geeks vs. Harsh Reality with Co-Creator Brian Berg
Try out this Cards Against Humanity-inspired game that pokes a lot of fun at Geek Culture. If you know how to play the original, this is more of the same awful fun, but Geek Themed. Players​: 1-8 (18+ only)Absolutely no one under age 18, and DO NOT play this game if you are easily offended. Run by co-designer Brian Berg.

Moderators
Friday August 26, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Salon D-E

2:00pm

HEXplore It!: The Valley of the Dead King
HEXplore It is an adventure board game. Choose your hero from over 500 combinations! Explore, complete quests, defeat powerful foes and power up your heroes!

Moderators
Friday August 26, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Salon D-E

2:00pm

King of the Jungle
Every player is dealt an animal card and tries to be the last animal to survive in the jungle. In this game of deception, deduction, and distraction, the crafty and cunning survive and become King. The game is easy to learn and can play quickly. Up to 21 can play at a time. Sign up now or just stop by and check it out. You will love it!

Moderators
Friday August 26, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Salon D-E

2:00pm

Legends of Draxia - Demos by Mythica Games
Set in the mythical land of Draxia where dragons and other fiends terrorize the night. Fight monsters, construct buildings, or amass an arsenal of spells. FREE art print with game play!

Friday August 26, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tabletop

2:00pm

Movie: Swamp Thing (1981)
Friday August 26, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Salon B

2:30pm

GARO: The Animation
Eps 1-3

Friday August 26, 2016 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Salon A

2:30pm

The Flash
Season 1 Eps 1-2

Friday August 26, 2016 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Salon C

3:00pm

Kingdom Hearts Photoshoot
Friday August 26, 2016 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Greenway

3:00pm

Robo Dash Demo and Mini Tournament
Learn to play and then compete in a quick, family friendly tournament of a racing robot card game. Participation prizes for all players, and a special card for the tournament winner!

Moderators
Friday August 26, 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon D-E

3:00pm

Vendor Room
Enjoy the wares in our dealer room and artist alley!

Friday August 26, 2016 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Michigan

3:30pm

One Punch Man Photoshoot
Friday August 26, 2016 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Greenway

3:45pm

Devil Man
Eps 1-3

Friday August 26, 2016 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Salon A

4:00pm

Dramatical Murder Photoshoot
Friday August 26, 2016 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Greenway

4:00pm

Conventions on the Cheap
We all love going to conventions, but they can be expensive. How can you make your dollar stretch further at cons? So, y’know...you can go to more cons.

Guests
avatar for Bill Bodden

Bill Bodden

A freelance writer since 2001, Bill has done most of his writing in the tabletop games industry with work on roleplaying games for everything from Vampire: The Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition and Firefly to Chill and Achtung! Cthulhu. Bill's published fiction credits include short stories "A Quiet House in the Country from Haunted: Eleven Tales of Ghostly Horror (Flames Rising Press, 2011) and "In the Shadow of His Glory" from Sidekicks... Read More →

Friday August 26, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mendota

4:00pm

Masquerade Presentation 101
Interested in competing in masquerades? Wondering how to make your costume look great on stage? Come learn what judges are looking for!


Friday August 26, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Geneva

4:00pm

Arrow
Season 2 Eps 1-2

Friday August 26, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Salon C

4:00pm

HEXplore It!: The Valley of the Dead King
HEXplore It is an adventure board game. Choose your hero from over 500 combinations! Explore, complete quests, defeat powerful foes and power up your heroes!

Moderators
Friday August 26, 2016 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Salon D-E

4:00pm

Legends of Draxia - Demos by Mythica Games
Set in the mythical land of Draxia where dragons and other fiends terrorize the night. Fight monsters, construct buildings, or amass an arsenal of spells. FREE art print with game play!

Friday August 26, 2016 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Tabletop

4:00pm

Movie: The Last Starfighter (1984)
Friday August 26, 2016 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Salon B

4:30pm

Steampunk Photoshoot
Friday August 26, 2016 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Greenway

5:00pm

League of Legends Photoshoot
Friday August 26, 2016 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Greenway

5:00pm

Opening Ceremonies
Welcome to Geek.Kon 2016! Greet the con in style as you learn about everything going on at the con and meet our guests of honor!

Friday August 26, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Wisconsin

5:00pm

Learn Masquerade Rehearsal Terms
Been in a masquerade? Going to enter? Well in tech rehearsal there are some words that are unfamiliar or confusing. Come learn the words and terms. Ask questions.


Friday August 26, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Mendota

5:00pm

Play It Forward
The Sneaky Cards scavenger hunt game! If you like scavenger hunts or challenges, this is the place for you. Check out the cool new game Sneaky Cards and join in the fun as we pass them around the convention.


Friday August 26, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Geneva

5:00pm

5:00pm

King of the Jungle
Every player is dealt an animal card and tries to be the last animal to survive in the jungle. In this game of deception, deduction, and distraction, the crafty and cunning survive and become King. The game is easy to learn and can play quickly. Up to 21 can play at a time. Sign up now or just stop by and check it out. You will love it!

Moderators
Friday August 26, 2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Salon D-E

5:00pm

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords
A forgotten evil stirs in the ancient land of Varisia. Dark magic once more thrums amid crumbling ruins, giants gather in titanic armies, cultists murder in the name of foul deities, and maniacal goblins plot a fiery end for the peaceful town of Sandpoint. Launch a campaign to strike back against the evils plaguing Varisia with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Base Set. This complete cooperative strategy card game pits 1 to 4 heroes against the traps, monsters, deadly magic, and despicable foes of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game’s award-winning Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path. Choose your character’s class; build a deck of allies, equipment, and magic; and explore lethal locations as you journey through multiple scenarios in an exciting fantasy adventure. Characters grow stronger after each game, adding unique gear and awesome magic to their decks, and gaining incredible powers, all of which they’ll need to challenge greater threats in a complete Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Adventure Path.

Moderators
Friday August 26, 2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Salon D-E

5:00pm

Mario Kart 8
WIIu

Friday August 26, 2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Superior

5:00pm

Total Party Kill Games Gladiator Arena (Pathfinder)
In this deadly arena of blood and sand, only the victorious will stand strong. You’ll play player vs. player in an all out death match for glory (and prizes!). This arena uses the Laying Waste: Guide to Critical Hits and Ultimate Gladiator sourcebook to throw down the gauntlet on the ultimate death match. Players​: 3-8

Moderators
Friday August 26, 2016 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Salon D-E

5:00pm

Pathfinder Society: 8-01: Portent's Peril (1-5)
Even in an age where prophecy rarely comes true, many in Varisia hold the mysterious Harrow cards and their predictions in high esteem. The Pathfinder Society’s ally Zeeva Foxglove recently received a Harrow reading as repayment for her generosity, but a rare card appeared and portended imminent doom. Now that these terrible predictions are coming true, Zeeva realizes she cannot weather this storm alone. It’s up to the PCs to save this friend and philanthropist—perhaps by changing fate entirely.

Moderators
Friday August 26, 2016 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Salon D-E

5:00pm

Pathfinder Society: 8-02: Ward Asunder (3-7)
The legendary sorceress Hao Jin transferred many abandoned historical sites to her museum demiplane, though even her magic had limits, forcing her to transport only part of an architectural treasure. The half of a temple she left behind in the jungles of Dtang Ma has developed a haunted reputation in the centuries since. Now an unlikely ally has approached the Society with tales of unspoiled historical secrets and hidden treasure left within the shattered sanctuary of Yamatsumi, the mountain god.

Friday August 26, 2016 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Salon D-E

5:00pm

Pathfinder Society: We B4 Goblins (1st; PreGens)
All goblins have to start somewhere! As whelps of the Licktoad tribe just out of their swaddling cages, the goblins Chuffy, Mogmurch, Poog, and Reta must prove themselves by undergoing a series of challenges, from tying a string to a large spider and shouting insults with hot rocks in their mouths to facing off against a goblin bully and his dimwitted minions. As a final test of their mettle, they must make a dangerous (and smelly) trek to claim a toad from the nearby swamp and present it to the terrifying presence that lurks within the Cave of Darkfear, only after which can they truly call themselves goblins! But as the goblins return to the Licktoad village, they come across a brightly colored, jingling human carrying a map to a small farm up the river where a family of halflings are celebrating a wedding—the perfect setup for a goblin raid! Will the heroes acquit themselves in the finest goblin fashion by wreaking havoc upon the nuptials? Or will they be bitten by ferocious dogs and smashed by frying pans?

Friday August 26, 2016 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Salon D-E

5:30pm

Steven Universe Photoshoot
Friday August 26, 2016 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Greenway

5:30pm

Star Trek: The Orginal Series
Episodes 13 & 14: "The Conscience of the King" & "Balance of Terror"

Friday August 26, 2016 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Salon C

6:00pm

Love your Cosplay Body
One day, someone called Brichibi Cosplays “Princess Whale” and told her to go off and fry some chicken. So, she did just that, posting the pictures on the internet and writing an article for xoJane about being a plus-sized cosplayer. While it’s true that nicknames like “Princess Wonderball” or lovely requests to “stop acting white” or to die a “lesbian bed death” have come her way due to her race, size, sexuality, and general geekiness, this black, lesbian, plus-sized cosplayer has decided not to let it get to her and to keep enjoying what cosplay is really about: having fun and showing love to your favorite characters. But is it really possible to ignore the hate and keep moving forward? Yes! And this panel will address how.

Guests
avatar for Brianna Lawrence

Brianna Lawrence

14 years ago Briana Lawrence (Brichibi Cosplays) and Jessica Walsh (SnowCosplays) were two fanfiction writing ladies who geeked out over Gundam Wing boys and Resident Evil. Now? They’re still geeks and still have their fandoms, but they’re also a cosplaying couple who write books, make crafts, and are generally nerdy women. Snow is the seamstress of the couple, meanwhile, Brichibi talks about issues in the cosplay community and how... Read More →
avatar for Jessica Walsh

Jessica Walsh

14 years ago Briana Lawrence (Brichibi Cosplays) and Jessica Walsh (SnowCosplays) were two fanfiction writing ladies who geeked out over Gundam Wing boys and Resident Evil. Now? They’re still geeks and still have their fandoms, but they’re also a cosplaying couple who write books, make crafts, and are generally nerdy women. Snow is the seamstress of the couple, meanwhile, Brichibi talks about issues in the cosplay community and how... Read More →

Friday August 26, 2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

6:00pm

Shattering Female Stereotypes in Comics
Female characters in comics have historically had limited roles. Often it is either the sexy good girl or the sexy bad girl, with little between. Readers are ready for change! Our panel weighs in on topics like "strong female characters," "fridged women," the Bechdel test and will give troubleshooting storytelling stereotypes.

Guests
avatar for Enrica Jang

Enrica Jang

Enrica Jang is the writer and creator of Azteca, Angel With a Bullet, The Star Thief, The House of Montresor, and editor of the annual Red Stylo Presents series of anthologies. Her screenplay The Freshmen was made into a short film, Frienemies, winner of a CINE Golden Eagle in 2011. Read more about her at enricajang.com.
JS

Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Margret Smith is the editor of Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda's MONSTRESS from Image Comics. She is also a PhD student in Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studies superhero comics and their industry alongside a host of other media. She spent a year working as an assistant editor in the X-Men office of Marvel Comics, and her essay "The Captain in the Capitol: Invoking the Superhero in Daily... Read More →
avatar for Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli writes stories, games, essays, and comics for media/tie-in properties and her original works from her studio in the Midwest. She’s a former musician of 20+ years and a graduate of UW-Madison’s Creative Writing program who now writes full-time. Monica is the developer for Hunter: the Vigil Second Edition, and was the lead developer/writer for the Firefly RPG books based on the Firefly TV show by Joss Whedon. Her new... Read More →

Friday August 26, 2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Geneva

6:00pm

Live Action Anime
Live Action Anime is a weird world. Sometimes you get something great, sometimes you get something forgettable and sometimes you get Tom Cruise? Join Nick and Erik as they look at the crazy world of anime turning into live action movies.


Friday August 26, 2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mendota

6:00pm

HEXplore It!: The Valley of the Dead King
HEXplore It is an adventure board game. Choose your hero from over 500 combinations! Explore, complete quests, defeat powerful foes and power up your heroes!

Moderators
Friday August 26, 2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Salon D-E

6:00pm

Star Trek Attack Wing (ATS)
Entry-level tabletop miniatures game simulating starship combat in the Star Trek universe. All components provided. ATS Alternative ruleset used to streamline play.

Friday August 26, 2016 6:00pm - Saturday August 27, 2016 12:00am
Salon D-E

6:15pm

Naruto Photoshoot
Friday August 26, 2016 6:15pm - 6:45pm
Greenway

6:15pm

6:15pm

6:30pm

Kon.Quest
Kon.Quest is an event unique to Geek.Kon, offering something for every geek! The Quest consists of several dozen separate “challenges” for 1-5 players, each about 10-15 minutes long. Come and go as you please (with friends or by yourself) throughout Friday evening and Saturday. Do whichever challenges interest you most whenever they fit into your Kon schedule! We’ll explain everything you need to know.

Friday August 26, 2016 6:30pm - 11:00pm
Monona

6:45pm

Soul Eater Photoshoot
Friday August 26, 2016 6:45pm - 7:15pm
Greenway

7:00pm

Masked Ball
Welcome to the Queen Protectorate’s Annual Ball on the Dirigible Anavoria. Tonight a new Queen will be crowned; but will she survive the machinations of the myriad parties who wish to have her power? With Animorphs, Vampires, Witches, Warlocks, Elementals (to name a few), and the acting Regent all willing to do anything it takes to further their interests; blood may be shed. A murder mystery set in a steampunk world of magic and mechanics. The event is formal dress, and appropriate decorum is to be exercised around members of the court. Entry Donation for Geek.Kon Attendees is $5 or 6 canned goods; for Walk In Guests it's $10 or 8 canned goods. This is a masked event; masks may be purchased at the door for $5.

Friday August 26, 2016 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Salon F-H

7:00pm

An Hour with Jason Carter
Veteran actor of stage and screen, Jason Carter, tells tales of his 30 plus years in acting. Jason will entertain and answer questions in this intimate hour.

Guests
avatar for Jason Carter

Jason Carter

Best known to sci-fi fans for his role as Ranger Marcus Cole on “Babylon 5”, Jason Carter, born in London on September 23, 1960, is a British stage, film and television actor. Leads in school plays and summers at the National Youth Theater of Great Britain led to three years at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). In the Physical Theatre classes taught by Jane Gibson, who trained under Jacque le Coq in Paris, Jason... Read More →

Friday August 26, 2016 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mendota

7:00pm

Breaking into the Anime World
Christina Kelly talks about how she got into the anime business, and what it’s like working in this amazing industry today.

Guests
avatar for Christina Kelly

Christina Kelly

Christina Marie Kelly is an American actress and voice actress for Sentai Filmworks. Kelly attended the University of Houston’s School of Theatre and Dance where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Acting. While there Kelly worked on shows such as The Miser, Blood Wedding, and Zombie Prom- The Musical. In Houston she's appeared on stage at Unity Theatre and The Catastrophic Theatre. Her roles in anime include Ersha in Cross... Read More →

Friday August 26, 2016 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Geneva

7:00pm

Planning Your Graphic Novel
From overarching plot to the infinite possibilities of a single panel, planning a graphic novel can be an overwhelming task. Pro Peter Liethen will give tips on how to approach planning your graphic novel in a way that makes it easier to get a handle on.

Guests
avatar for Peter Liethen

Peter Liethen

Peter Liethen is a creator of digital art in both the 2D and 3D realms. For 10 years, he has been writing and illustrating Deverish Also, a fantasy-adventure graphic novel series where magic and technology clash, taking inspiration from classic fantasy anime and manga. Peter has also extended his 3D artistry and technical skills into the world of 3D printing, creating a series of fantastic ball-jointed fantasy creatures and cosplay props.

Friday August 26, 2016 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

7:00pm

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords
A forgotten evil stirs in the ancient land of Varisia. Dark magic once more thrums amid crumbling ruins, giants gather in titanic armies, cultists murder in the name of foul deities, and maniacal goblins plot a fiery end for the peaceful town of Sandpoint. Launch a campaign to strike back against the evils plaguing Varisia with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Base Set. This complete cooperative strategy card game pits 1 to 4 heroes against the traps, monsters, deadly magic, and despicable foes of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game’s award-winning Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path. Choose your character’s class; build a deck of allies, equipment, and magic; and explore lethal locations as you journey through multiple scenarios in an exciting fantasy adventure. Characters grow stronger after each game, adding unique gear and awesome magic to their decks, and gaining incredible powers, all of which they’ll need to challenge greater threats in a complete Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Adventure Path.

Moderators
Friday August 26, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Salon D-E

7:00pm

Tekken Tag 2
PS 3

Friday August 26, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Superior

7:15pm

Attack on Titan Photoshoot
Friday August 26, 2016 7:15pm - 8:00pm
Greenway

7:30pm

Movie: Star Wars - Episode IV: A New Hope (1977, 1997)
Original Theatrical Edition

Friday August 26, 2016 7:30pm - 9:45pm
Salon C

7:45pm

Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign
Eps 1-3

Friday August 26, 2016 7:45pm - 9:00pm
Salon A

7:45pm

Movie: Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
Friday August 26, 2016 7:45pm - 9:30pm
Salon B

8:00pm

Pokemon Photoshoot
Friday August 26, 2016 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Greenway

8:00pm

Science Vampires
Vampires have existed in myths and legends have existed for centuries. Early myths were often steeped with superstition, fear, and curses. The modern vampire, however, is just as often a product of science or disease that can be rationally explained (Blade, Daybreakers, etc.). What are the advantages and disadvantages to writing or reading in this version?

Guests
avatar for Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe grew up in west Tennessee an hour north of Graceland (home of Elvis) and twenty minutes from Nutbush (birthplace of Tina Turner). He's been a reporter, editor, photographer and door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesman. He now lives in a Wisconsin town famous for trolls, writes before six in the morning and tries to teach my three kids to act like they've been to town before. His novels include the Tufa series (the latest, "Chapel of... Read More →
avatar for Melissa Olson

Melissa Olson

Melissa Olson was born and raised in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, and studied film and literature at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. After graduation, and a brief stint bouncing around the Hollywood studio system, Melissa landed in Madison where she eventually acquired a master's degree from UW-Milwaukee, a husband, a mortgage, a teaching gig, two kids, and two comically oversized dogs, not at all in that order. She loves... Read More →

Friday August 26, 2016 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

8:00pm

Ballroom Dunce: An Introduction to Waltz
Want to dance, but rave's not your thing? Feeling fancy? Come join us for some well-mannered frivolity and learn a basic waltz, useful for social dances and romantic outings everywhere. Formal attire not at all required, but comfy shoes are a must!


Friday August 26, 2016 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Mendota

8:00pm

Rock Show
This year's lineup- Lords of the Trident, Dread Crew of Oddwood, and Psychostick.

Friday August 26, 2016 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Wisconsin

8:30pm

The Good, the Bad, and the Stupid: A YouTuber Panel with TheBlueShifting
Have you ever wanted to start a YouTube channel? Do you currently have a YouTube channel and want to network? Have you ever wanted to ask a YouTuber questions about the craft? Join us for a panel filled with useful tips, not- so-useful jokes, and hopefully a few laughs. I am a local YouTuber from the Madison area and I want to see you there!


Friday August 26, 2016 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Geneva

8:45pm

Five Nights at Freddy's Photoshoot
Friday August 26, 2016 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Greenway

9:00pm

Voice Actor AMA
Ever wondered how tiring a four-hour recording sessing can be? Have you always been curious whether your favorite VA loves your favorite character that they voice as much as you? Here’s your chance to ask VAs at Geek.Kon all of those things you’ve always wanted to know. NOTE: We are trying to keep this panel All-Ages. So,please keep your questions PG-13.

Guests
avatar for Jason Carter

Jason Carter

Best known to sci-fi fans for his role as Ranger Marcus Cole on “Babylon 5”, Jason Carter, born in London on September 23, 1960, is a British stage, film and television actor. Leads in school plays and summers at the National Youth Theater of Great Britain led to three years at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). In the Physical Theatre classes taught by Jane Gibson, who trained under Jacque le Coq in Paris, Jason... Read More →
avatar for Jerry Jewell

Jerry Jewell

With over 150 credits to his name, Jerry Jewell can be heard in a wide variety of shows. He's probably best known for his roles as Kyo Sohma in Fruits Basket, Jimmy Kudo in Case Closed, Barry the Chopper/Number 66 in Fullmetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Claire Stanfield in Baccano!, Russia in Hetalia: Axis Powers, and Lau in Black Butler. Recent roles include Aion in Show By Rock!!, Momotaro Mikoshiba in Free! Eternal Summer... Read More →
avatar for Christina Kelly

Christina Kelly

Christina Marie Kelly is an American actress and voice actress for Sentai Filmworks. Kelly attended the University of Houston’s School of Theatre and Dance where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Acting. While there Kelly worked on shows such as The Miser, Blood Wedding, and Zombie Prom- The Musical. In Houston she's appeared on stage at Unity Theatre and The Catastrophic Theatre. Her roles in anime include Ersha in Cross... Read More →
avatar for Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds

For more than a decade, anime has had a fan in Ryan Reynolds. Needless to say, when she got the opportunity to do some voice work at Funimation Entertainment it was like a dream come true for her. Ryan’s big break came when she was given the chance to voice Latvia in a little show called Hetalia – Axis Powers. Since then she has voiced such characters as Etoile in The Heroic Legend of Arslan, the younger version of Gray Fullbuster in... Read More →

Friday August 26, 2016 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

9:00pm

Black Butler: Book of Circus
Eps 1-3

Friday August 26, 2016 9:00pm - 10:15pm
Salon A

9:00pm

Street Fighter V
PS 4

Friday August 26, 2016 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Superior

9:00pm

Dread: A Couple's Retreat
As seen on Tabletop with Wil Wheaton, Dread is a cooperative roll playing game where players try to survive a game stacked against them. In this game players work as pairs or couples.

Friday August 26, 2016 9:00pm - Saturday August 27, 2016 1:00am
Salon D-E

9:30pm

Borderlands Photoshoot
Friday August 26, 2016 9:30pm - 10:00pm
Greenway

9:45pm

Movie: Star Wars - Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980, 1998)
Friday August 26, 2016 9:45pm - Saturday August 27, 2016 12:00am
Salon C

10:00pm

Persona Photoshoot
Friday August 26, 2016 10:00pm - 10:30pm
Greenway

10:00pm

Everybody is Having So Much Fun by Pher Sturz: Live CD recording
Join Pher Sturz as he records his debut comedy album in front of a live Geek.Kon audience! Pher will muse about nerddom, love, parenting, and more in this intimate recording setting.


Friday August 26, 2016 10:00pm - Saturday August 27, 2016 12:00am
Green Bay/Milwaukee

10:00pm

Weiss Schwarz
Come learn and try out a fun anime based card game and get a free promo card. In Weiss Schwarz, characters from your favorite anime battle each other. Players looking for a causal game also welcome.

Friday August 26, 2016 10:00pm - Saturday August 27, 2016 12:00am
Salon D-E

10:00pm

It Came from the Internet!
Moderators
Friday August 26, 2016 10:00pm - Saturday August 27, 2016 12:00am
Salon B

10:00pm

Ultimate Werewolf
Ultimate Werewolf is the ultimate party game for anywhere from 5 to 68 players of all ages. Each player has an agenda: as a villager, hunt down the werewolves. As a werewolf, convince the other villagers that you’re innocent, secretly dining on those same villagers each night. Dozens of special roles are available to help both sides achieve their goals.

Friday August 26, 2016 10:00pm - Saturday August 27, 2016 3:00am
Geekdome

10:15pm

Hellsing Ultimate
Part I and II

Friday August 26, 2016 10:15pm - 11:45pm
Salon A

11:00pm

Karaoke
DJ Sarge of Highland Entertainment is back for a sixth year with karaoke at its finest! Don’t be shy, come show off your singing skills with the largest karaoke selection in the state and still growing. Or just kick back and listen to the classics we all know and love as we will be going until everyone or the night is done.

Friday August 26, 2016 11:00pm - Saturday August 27, 2016 4:00am
Mendota

11:30pm

Rocky Horror Picture Show
"A newly engaged couple finds a castle after their car breaks down, and goes on a strange adventure. So strange, they made a movie out of it." Join us with Madison's own Velvet Darkness cast as we celebrate this cult phenomena that has last 41 years. There will be preshow and prizes. Costumes and callbacks are encouraged, but please refrain from bringing toast, rice, cards, squirt guns, or any other projectiles. If this is all new to you and you have no idea why anyone would consider throwing toast at a screen, please show up right on time, and we will have games, and possibly fabulous prizes for you before the show. 18+

Friday August 26, 2016 11:30pm - Saturday August 27, 2016 2:00am
Wisconsin

12:00am

Friday Night Insomnia
Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 12:00am - 2:30am
Salon B

12:00am

Bastard!!!
Entire Series

Saturday August 27, 2016 12:00am - 3:00am
Salon A

12:00am

Doctor Who
Series 9 Episodes 1-7

Saturday August 27, 2016 12:00am - 5:15am
Salon C

3:00am

Berzerk
Eps 1-2

Saturday August 27, 2016 3:00am - 3:45am
Salon A

3:00am

Movie: C.H.U.D. (1984)
Saturday August 27, 2016 3:00am - 5:00am
Salon B

3:45am

Jormungand
Eps 1-3

Saturday August 27, 2016 3:45am - 5:00am
Salon A
 
Saturday, August 27
 

5:30am

Ronin Warriors
Eps 1-3

Saturday August 27, 2016 5:30am - 6:45am
Salon A

5:30am

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
Episode from Season 2

Saturday August 27, 2016 5:30am - 7:15am
Salon B

5:45am

Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Season 2 Episodes 3-4

Saturday August 27, 2016 5:45am - 7:15am
Salon C

6:45am

Sailor Moon
Eps 1-3

Saturday August 27, 2016 6:45am - 8:00am
Salon A

7:15am

Firefly
Saturday August 27, 2016 7:15am - 8:45am
Salon C

7:15am

Monty Python's Flying Circus
Episodes 1-3

Saturday August 27, 2016 7:15am - 9:00am
Salon B

8:00am

Card Captors
Eps 1-3

Saturday August 27, 2016 8:00am - 9:15am
Salon A

8:00am

Quiet Area
The Quiet Area is located in the back corner of the Falling Water Cafe in the Marriott. It is the place to go if you need to take a break from Geek.Kon with minimal distractions. Specifically, loud activity and other distracting behavior is discouraged. Sound and light will be filtered. Cell phones and other electronics will be silent and put away in the room. Napping, eating, and drinking beverages other than water are not permitted in this area. When open, this room will function as a Safe Zone.

Saturday August 27, 2016 8:00am - Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00am
Dining Room

8:45am

Supernatural
Saturday August 27, 2016 8:45am - 10:15am
Salon C

9:00am

Ghibli Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 9:00am - 9:30am
Greenway

9:00am

Cosplay Chess Initiation
This is the Mandatory panel to participate in the event of cosplay combat chess. Here is where you sign up, learn how to play, and have all your questions answered. Open to all cosplayers and for all ages** Children 15 years of age or younger must have parent or guardian sign off for them.

Saturday August 27, 2016 9:00am - 10:00am
Wisconsin

9:00am

Good Morning Geek.Kon! What Are You Doing Up?
Good Morning are you up early? Still up from the night before, looking for something to do in the morning? Join me for anther year of What Are You Doing Up?

Panelists

Saturday August 27, 2016 9:00am - 10:00am
Geneva

9:00am

You've Got the Touch!: 30 Years of the Transformers the Movie
It's been 30 years since the world first witnessed a film with an adventure that was "Beyond good. Beyond evil. Beyond your wildest imagination." Join four fans of the warring Cybertronians as they discuss many facets of the game-changing 1986 film.


Saturday August 27, 2016 9:00am - 10:00am
Green Bay/Milwaukee

9:00am

Riichi! Japanese Mahjong and Anime
Seen Mahjong anime like Saki and Akagi and have no idea what the heck the players are doing? Come and learn the basics of the game so it all makes sense when your favorite characters declare RIICHI!

Saturday August 27, 2016 9:00am - 10:30am
Mendota

9:00am

Mystery Science Theater 3000
Experiment 424 - Manos: The Hands of Fate

Saturday August 27, 2016 9:00am - 10:30am
Salon B

9:00am

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords
A forgotten evil stirs in the ancient land of Varisia. Dark magic once more thrums amid crumbling ruins, giants gather in titanic armies, cultists murder in the name of foul deities, and maniacal goblins plot a fiery end for the peaceful town of Sandpoint. Launch a campaign to strike back against the evils plaguing Varisia with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Base Set. This complete cooperative strategy card game pits 1 to 4 heroes against the traps, monsters, deadly magic, and despicable foes of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game’s award-winning Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path. Choose your character’s class; build a deck of allies, equipment, and magic; and explore lethal locations as you journey through multiple scenarios in an exciting fantasy adventure. Characters grow stronger after each game, adding unique gear and awesome magic to their decks, and gaining incredible powers, all of which they’ll need to challenge greater threats in a complete Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Adventure Path.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 9:00am - 11:00am
Salon D-E

9:00am

Guns of Gettysburg
Experience the uncertainty of Lee and Meade as Your 2 armies collide near Gettysburg. Will teach game system.

Saturday August 27, 2016 9:00am - 1:00pm
Salon D-E

9:00am

Savage Gilligan's Island
The Castaways think they're going to be rescued (again!). Are they? Remember, this is Savage Worlds! Be one of the characters, Skipper, Gilligan, Mr or Mrs Howell, Ginger, Professor or Mary Ann!

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 9:00am - 1:00pm
Salon D-E

9:00am

Pathfinder Society: 2-01: Beyond the Dawn 1 - The Bloodcove Disguise (1-7)
You are sent to Aspis Consortium-infested Bloodcove to gather supplies for a nearly doomed Pathfinder mission nearby. Disguised as ordinary merchants, you have little time to gather what you need and get out before the Consortium discovers and destroys you. The Bloodcove Disguise is the first scenario in the two-part Before the Dawn campaign arc. Pathfinder Society Scenario #2-02: Before the Dawn—Part II: Rescue at Azlant Ridge is the sequel.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 9:00am - 3:00pm
Salon D-E

9:00am

Pathfinder Society: 7-99: Through Maelstrom Rift (6th; PreGens)
Even the limitless Plane of Air is at risk of eldritch instability, and a cult dedicated to the planes’ integrity has sensed an imminent calamity brewing deep within a primal storm. In this special adventure, the players portray a diverse coalition of elemental guardians that must embark on perilous journey into the maelstrom’s heart and avert a disaster that threatens the Inner Sphere.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 9:00am - 3:00pm
Salon D-E

9:00am

Pathfinder Society: 8-01: Portent's Peril (1-5)
Even in an age where prophecy rarely comes true, many in Varisia hold the mysterious Harrow cards and their predictions in high esteem. The Pathfinder Society’s ally Zeeva Foxglove recently received a Harrow reading as repayment for her generosity, but a rare card appeared and portended imminent doom. Now that these terrible predictions are coming true, Zeeva realizes she cannot weather this storm alone. It’s up to the PCs to save this friend and philanthropist—perhaps by changing fate entirely.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 9:00am - 3:00pm
Salon D-E

9:00am

Boffer Room
Geek.kon is pleased to have our fun and exciting boffer room back for 2016! This is the room where you can hit your friends, family, and random strangers without getting in trouble...with approved equipment of course.
Once again you'll have a chance to meet members of the local Belegarth chapter as they host the room.
Have fun and hope to see a ton of foam fighting.

Saturday August 27, 2016 9:00am - 10:00pm
Geekdome

9:15am

Samurai Pizza Cats
Eps 1-3

Saturday August 27, 2016 9:15am - 10:30am
Salon A

9:30am

Marvel Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
Greenway

10:00am

Fanfiction Contest
Returning for another year is Geek.Kon's fanfiction contest! Attendees have been toiling away at their prose. Hear the winners and selections from some of the top entries!

Saturday August 27, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Wisconsin

10:00am

Are Agents Still Necessary?
In the last decade, the rise of various social media platforms has allowed creators to connect directly with fans and industry professionals with previously unprecedented ease. Also, self-publishing has never been easier for creators. With all these tools at the fingertips of creators, are agents still necessary?

Guests
avatar for Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe grew up in west Tennessee an hour north of Graceland (home of Elvis) and twenty minutes from Nutbush (birthplace of Tina Turner). He's been a reporter, editor, photographer and door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesman. He now lives in a Wisconsin town famous for trolls, writes before six in the morning and tries to teach my three kids to act like they've been to town before. His novels include the Tufa series (the latest, "Chapel of... Read More →
avatar for Catie Pfeifer

Catie Pfeifer

Catie Pfeifer is a Milwaukee native who currently resides in Madison. She has been an editorial assistant for the last three years, working primarily with fantasy, science fiction, and historical fiction authors. She is also a member of the concom for Odyssey Con. In her free time, Catie can be found with her nose in a book or gathering elfroot in Dragon Age.
avatar for Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli writes stories, games, essays, and comics for media/tie-in properties and her original works from her studio in the Midwest. She’s a former musician of 20+ years and a graduate of UW-Madison’s Creative Writing program who now writes full-time. Monica is the developer for Hunter: the Vigil Second Edition, and was the lead developer/writer for the Firefly RPG books based on the Firefly TV show by Joss Whedon. Her new... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Salon F

10:00am

D&D 5th Edition
Aaron Pavao really, really likes the design decisions behind D&D 5e, and he’s got lots of things to say about them. Come hear Aaron’s thoughts and share some of your own.

Guests
avatar for Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao sold his first game (Live Role-Playing Chess) as a teen. He is now an educator and game designer, spending his time using one discipline to improve the other. He uses his experiences writing tabletop games, running large campaign LARPs, consulting on computer games, and owning a game company in both the games industry and the classroom. He has been known to buy games just to read them, has a pretty good singing voice, has been in... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Geneva

10:00am

The CLAMP Panel
CLAMP is a group of four manga-making women who refuse to be limited. No genre is untouched, no medium unexplored, no fan's tears left un-shed. While hits like Cardcaptor Sakura may be well known, CLAMP has written many other series. Some are worth a read, and some may be best forgotten. Come discuss which are which and learn about the group.


Saturday August 27, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Salon G

10:00am

Nerd & Tie LIVE!
Join the only podcast on the internet with a dress code as they come to you live from the only panel with a dress code! Join Trae, Nick, and Pher for a live recording of the midwest's best nerd podcast.


Saturday August 27, 2016 10:00am - 11:30am
Green Bay/Milwaukee

10:00am

Legends of Draxia - Demos by Mythica Games
Set in the mythical land of Draxia where dragons and other fiends terrorize the night. Fight monsters, construct buildings, or amass an arsenal of spells. FREE art print with game play!

Saturday August 27, 2016 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tabletop

10:00am

Mice and Mystics
Mice & Mystics is a cooperative adventure game in which the players turned into mice work together to save an imperiled kingdom. They will face adversaries such as rats, cockroaches, and spiders.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 10:00am - 2:00pm
Salon D-E

10:00am

Vendor Room
Enjoy the wares in our dealer room and artist alley!

Saturday August 27, 2016 10:00am - 7:00pm
Michigan

10:00am

Artemis Bridge Simulator
Think you have what it takes to man a starship bridge station? Or maybe you think you can be Captain of a starship! It’s time to prove your mettle, stop by the Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator room, and play as the Helm officer, Tactical officer, Science officer, Engineering officer, or Communications officer.

Saturday August 27, 2016 10:00am - 10:00pm
La Crosse

10:00am

Kon.Quest
Kon.Quest is an event unique to Geek.Kon, offering something for every geek! The Quest consists of several dozen separate “challenges” for 1-5 players, each about 10-15 minutes long. Come and go as you please (with friends or by yourself) throughout Friday evening and Saturday. Do whichever challenges interest you most whenever they fit into your Kon schedule! We’ll explain everything you need to know.

Saturday August 27, 2016 10:00am - 10:00pm
Monona

10:15am

Legend of Zelda Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenway

10:15am

Doctor Who Classic
1976 - "The Deadly Assassin" - Tom Baker, Peter Pratt

Saturday August 27, 2016 10:15am - 12:00pm
Salon C

10:30am

No Game, No Life
Eps 1-3

Saturday August 27, 2016 10:30am - 11:45am
Salon A

10:30am

Makeup
Makeup Basics and Beyond. Learn how to properly apply professional makeup to create either recreate an existing character or create your own design. Learn from a Professional how to make your character really stand out.

Saturday August 27, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mendota

10:30am

Movie: The Trial of the Incredible Hulk (1989)
Saturday August 27, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Salon B

10:45am

Furry Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 10:45am - 11:15am
Greenway

11:00am

Crystals
Belief in crystals varies from “it looks pretty” to “tiny inter-dimensional beings live inside my crystal and influence my life.” Writer Melissa Olson will walk you through the spectrum of belief and share a look at a few common crystals.

Guests
avatar for Melissa Olson

Melissa Olson

Melissa Olson was born and raised in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, and studied film and literature at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. After graduation, and a brief stint bouncing around the Hollywood studio system, Melissa landed in Madison where she eventually acquired a master's degree from UW-Milwaukee, a husband, a mortgage, a teaching gig, two kids, and two comically oversized dogs, not at all in that order. She loves... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Salon G

11:00am

Writing Comics
Today, comics and graphic novels come in more genres and address a broader range of topics than ever before. Creating comics can be rewarding and challenging. Writing comics offers some unique considerations, compared to writing prose. Come learn about some tips to writing comics from our panel of industry pros.

Guests
avatar for Enrica Jang

Enrica Jang

Enrica Jang is the writer and creator of Azteca, Angel With a Bullet, The Star Thief, The House of Montresor, and editor of the annual Red Stylo Presents series of anthologies. Her screenplay The Freshmen was made into a short film, Frienemies, winner of a CINE Golden Eagle in 2011. Read more about her at enricajang.com.
avatar for Peter Liethen

Peter Liethen

Peter Liethen is a creator of digital art in both the 2D and 3D realms. For 10 years, he has been writing and illustrating Deverish Also, a fantasy-adventure graphic novel series where magic and technology clash, taking inspiration from classic fantasy anime and manga. Peter has also extended his 3D artistry and technical skills into the world of 3D printing, creating a series of fantastic ball-jointed fantasy creatures and cosplay props.
avatar for John Jackson Miller

John Jackson Miller

New York Times bestselling author John Jackson Miller has spent a lifetime immersed in science fiction. His upcoming Star Trek novel trilogy, Prey, launches in September 2016 from Pocket Books and releases monthly through November. His first Halo comics story appears in Halo: Tales from Slipspace, releasing in October 2016 from Dark Horse Comics. His first Trek novel, Star Trek: The Next Generation - Takedown, was released in January 2015. His... Read More →
avatar for Mark Stegbauer

Mark Stegbauer

Mark Stegbauer is a 25 year veteran of the comic book and game industry. He has worked for Marvel, DC, Image and various other publishers on such titles as Avengers, Spider-Man, Nova, Flash, JLA, Buckaroo Banzai, and The Badger. | He is the creator/artist of Dr Goyle, and the artist of the new all ages comic from Action Lab, Ghoul Scouts. | He has worked on such games as Cash and Guns and Munchkin: Smash Up. | He currently lives in Middleton.

Saturday August 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Geneva

11:00am

Fanfiction Forum
An open discussion on the wonders, curiosities, and eternal frustrations of fanfiction. Newbies and veterans alike are welcome to bring questions, thoughts or helpful suggestions for the rest of us to ponder. All relevant topics are fair game, but expect talk about technique, publishing options, and handling readers, editors, and criticism.


Saturday August 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Wisconsin

11:00am

Bordello of Horror Presents Classic Villains of Horror
The cast of the hit television show Bordello of Horror present an exclusive Geek.Kon edition of the 1972 film Horror Express starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, and Telly Savalas.


Saturday August 27, 2016 11:00am - 1:00pm
Salon H

11:00am

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords
A forgotten evil stirs in the ancient land of Varisia. Dark magic once more thrums amid crumbling ruins, giants gather in titanic armies, cultists murder in the name of foul deities, and maniacal goblins plot a fiery end for the peaceful town of Sandpoint. Launch a campaign to strike back against the evils plaguing Varisia with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Base Set. This complete cooperative strategy card game pits 1 to 4 heroes against the traps, monsters, deadly magic, and despicable foes of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game’s award-winning Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path. Choose your character’s class; build a deck of allies, equipment, and magic; and explore lethal locations as you journey through multiple scenarios in an exciting fantasy adventure. Characters grow stronger after each game, adding unique gear and awesome magic to their decks, and gaining incredible powers, all of which they’ll need to challenge greater threats in a complete Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Adventure Path.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 11:00am - 1:00pm
Salon D-E

11:15am

Vocaloid Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 11:15am - 11:45am
Greenway

11:30am

Thanks For Playing. (Homestuck)
Homestuck. It's done, it's Over. it's an After Game Panel. Spoilers, Questions, and fun. the only thing left to say is, "Thanks For Playing."

Saturday August 27, 2016 11:30am - 1:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

11:45am

RWBY Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 11:45am - 12:30pm
Greenway

11:45am

Noragami
Eps 1-3

Saturday August 27, 2016 11:45am - 1:00pm
Salon A

12:00pm

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
Saturday August 27, 2016 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Salon C

12:00pm

Masquerade Orientation
This orientation session is MANDATORY for Masquerade participants. Meet the organizers and schedule judging and tech rehearsal time.

Saturday August 27, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Wisconsin

12:00pm

Acting and Directing for Voice, Screen and Stage
Our guests of honor give a crash course in the basics of acting and directing for voice, screen, and stage. Join them as they compare and contrast working in each of these media.

Guests
avatar for Jason Carter

Jason Carter

Best known to sci-fi fans for his role as Ranger Marcus Cole on “Babylon 5”, Jason Carter, born in London on September 23, 1960, is a British stage, film and television actor. Leads in school plays and summers at the National Youth Theater of Great Britain led to three years at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). In the Physical Theatre classes taught by Jane Gibson, who trained under Jacque le Coq in Paris, Jason... Read More →
avatar for Jerry Jewell

Jerry Jewell

With over 150 credits to his name, Jerry Jewell can be heard in a wide variety of shows. He's probably best known for his roles as Kyo Sohma in Fruits Basket, Jimmy Kudo in Case Closed, Barry the Chopper/Number 66 in Fullmetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Claire Stanfield in Baccano!, Russia in Hetalia: Axis Powers, and Lau in Black Butler. Recent roles include Aion in Show By Rock!!, Momotaro Mikoshiba in Free! Eternal Summer... Read More →
avatar for Christina Kelly

Christina Kelly

Christina Marie Kelly is an American actress and voice actress for Sentai Filmworks. Kelly attended the University of Houston’s School of Theatre and Dance where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Acting. While there Kelly worked on shows such as The Miser, Blood Wedding, and Zombie Prom- The Musical. In Houston she's appeared on stage at Unity Theatre and The Catastrophic Theatre. Her roles in anime include Ersha in Cross... Read More →
avatar for Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds

For more than a decade, anime has had a fan in Ryan Reynolds. Needless to say, when she got the opportunity to do some voice work at Funimation Entertainment it was like a dream come true for her. Ryan’s big break came when she was given the chance to voice Latvia in a little show called Hetalia – Axis Powers. Since then she has voiced such characters as Etoile in The Heroic Legend of Arslan, the younger version of Gray Fullbuster in... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mendota

12:00pm

Drive-Thru RPG
New to Dungeon Masters Guild? Interested in publishing material for Cortex Plus, Traveller, Cypher System, or other popular game systems? Come and learn (more) about the current Community Created Content Programs on DriveThruRPG and about our future plans!

Guests
avatar for Matt McElroy

Matt McElroy

Matt M. McElroy is the Director of Publishing for DriveThruRPG and DriveThruComics. Here, he works with publishers to deliver your favorite RPGs and comics in digital and print editions. Matt also does freelance development and game design for companies like Onyx Path Publishing and Margaret Weis Productions. Some of the lines he has worked on include Vampire: The Masquerade, Hunter: The Vigil and Cortex Plus Heroic Roleplaying.

Saturday August 27, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Salon F

12:00pm

Pokemon Go: A Meet and Greet
Welcome trainers of all ages and all teams. Bring forth all your rumors and conspiracies as we say hello, discuss, and possibly trade. May we all become the very best like no one ever was.


Saturday August 27, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Geneva

12:00pm

The Bodgery: Maker Spacers
The Bodgery is a Madison organization that's part of a growing movement of people gathering together to make, build, hack, create, and repair things. These are often known as makerspaces or hackerspaces, and they’re like a community workshop. learn about the Bodgery and maker spaces movement.


Saturday August 27, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Salon G

12:00pm

Geeks vs. Harsh Reality with Co-Creator Brian Berg
Try out this Cards Against Humanity-inspired game that pokes a lot of fun at Geek Culture. If you know how to play the original, this is more of the same awful fun, but Geek Themed. Players​: 1-8 (18+ only)Absolutely no one under age 18, and DO NOT play this game if you are easily offended. Run by co-designer Brian Berg.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Salon D-E

12:30pm

Undertale Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Greenway

12:45pm

The Flash
Season 1 Eps 3-4

Saturday August 27, 2016 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Salon C

1:00pm

Crash Course in Manga Studio
Manga Studio is a powerful tool for creators. Come learn the basics of the program, and how it could help take your art to another level, from industry pro Peter Liethen.

Guests
avatar for Peter Liethen

Peter Liethen

Peter Liethen is a creator of digital art in both the 2D and 3D realms. For 10 years, he has been writing and illustrating Deverish Also, a fantasy-adventure graphic novel series where magic and technology clash, taking inspiration from classic fantasy anime and manga. Peter has also extended his 3D artistry and technical skills into the world of 3D printing, creating a series of fantastic ball-jointed fantasy creatures and cosplay props.

Saturday August 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Salon H

1:00pm

Teen Geek Survival Guide
Aaron uses his Mad Teacher Skeelz to facilitate a seminar-style talk among teens on being a geeky teen.

Guests
avatar for Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao sold his first game (Live Role-Playing Chess) as a teen. He is now an educator and game designer, spending his time using one discipline to improve the other. He uses his experiences writing tabletop games, running large campaign LARPs, consulting on computer games, and owning a game company in both the games industry and the classroom. He has been known to buy games just to read them, has a pretty good singing voice, has been in... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

1:00pm

Improv Level 2
There’s always a ton of different improv panels,what about someone who already has the basics down and wants to learn more about it? Heres a LEVEL 2 improv panel. Come join us, instead of just the basics,we will focus more on the smaller parts of it, at the same time will still have that fun humorous feel to it. Lets IMPROVe your knowledge of improv.

Panelists

Saturday August 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mendota

1:00pm

Macross Deculture
Macross is an anime franchise that focuses on transforming fighters, music, and love. The original show is the basis for what was reedited as Robotech in the states. Join us as we go from original Super Dimension Fortress Macross, to plus, 7, zero, Frontier, and Delta.


Saturday August 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Salon F

1:00pm

World Building in the Real World: a Practical Guide to Historical Fantasy Story Construction
On what date did the Hall of Mirrors in Versailles reach completion? Where do truffles grow in Istria, Croatia? When were pockets invented? These – and many more – are questions that writers ask themselves when penning historical fantasy, building a storybook world within the real world. Come and look at a book from the inside out.


Saturday August 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Salon G

1:00pm

Legends of Draxia - Demos by Mythica Games
Set in the mythical land of Draxia where dragons and other fiends terrorize the night. Fight monsters, construct buildings, or amass an arsenal of spells. FREE art print with game play!

Saturday August 27, 2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Tabletop

1:00pm

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords
A forgotten evil stirs in the ancient land of Varisia. Dark magic once more thrums amid crumbling ruins, giants gather in titanic armies, cultists murder in the name of foul deities, and maniacal goblins plot a fiery end for the peaceful town of Sandpoint. Launch a campaign to strike back against the evils plaguing Varisia with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Base Set. This complete cooperative strategy card game pits 1 to 4 heroes against the traps, monsters, deadly magic, and despicable foes of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game’s award-winning Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path. Choose your character’s class; build a deck of allies, equipment, and magic; and explore lethal locations as you journey through multiple scenarios in an exciting fantasy adventure. Characters grow stronger after each game, adding unique gear and awesome magic to their decks, and gaining incredible powers, all of which they’ll need to challenge greater threats in a complete Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Adventure Path.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Salon D-E

1:00pm

Mortal Kombat XL
PS 4

Saturday August 27, 2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Superior

1:00pm

Cosplay Combat Chess
Returning for it’s 3rd consecutive year at Geek kon!!!
Join us for Battle, Drama, and Occasional Puns; here the characters come to life to duel it out in an epic live action war of Rebellion versus Established Society portrayed through the timeless game of Chess. Presented by the local SpicyRabbitProductions, we invite you to pull up a seat and enjoy the imminent conflict!

Interestested in BEING in the game? Want to crush the rebellion beneath your boot? Want to bring those big shots down a peg or two? Or maybe you just want to show off you’re amazing cosplay! All are welcome to participate, all you have to do is show up to the mandatory introduction panel!* No prior knowledge of chess or acting required. We’ll teach you all you need to know, give you some practice time, answer any questions you may have and accept those application forms! We’ll see you there!

*Limited actor slots available! In case of overflow, a backup list will be established in the case that a cosplayer does not arrive to the event on time with no previous notification. Those under the age of 12 must have a parent/guardian present at both the panel and event.

Saturday August 27, 2016 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Atrium

1:00pm

Dragon Age: Seige of Amarathine
Set just after Dragon Age: Origins, our heroes are tasked with assisting a Bann of ridding his city from the Darkspawn hordes. Pre-generated characters provided.

Saturday August 27, 2016 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Salon D-E

1:00pm

The Iron Butt Challenge
Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Salon B

1:00pm

Card Commander
Card Commander is a humorous combat card game set in a fictional World War III for 2-5 players. This is a playtest of a game scheduled for publication in late 2017.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Salon D-E

1:00pm

Cuba Libre: Castro's Insurgency 1957-58
Relive the Cuban Revolution as Castro & anti-communist student guerrillas fight each other & the Batista dictatorship for Havana, all while the US mafia tries to keep their gangster paradise alive.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Salon D-E

1:00pm

Masquerade Judging/Green Room
Location for judging appointments for the Masquerade and gathering area for participants during the event.

Saturday August 27, 2016 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Geneva

1:15pm

Movie: Evangelion 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (2012)
Saturday August 27, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Salon A

2:00pm

Frankensteining Patterns
Sometimes, the pattern you need for a costume simply doesn't exist... or doesn't come in the size you need. This panel by SnowCosplays will go into how to up-size patterns, how you can take pieces of different patterns to make your cosplay work, and how to make your costume work for your body type.

Guests
avatar for Brianna Lawrence

Brianna Lawrence

14 years ago Briana Lawrence (Brichibi Cosplays) and Jessica Walsh (SnowCosplays) were two fanfiction writing ladies who geeked out over Gundam Wing boys and Resident Evil. Now? They’re still geeks and still have their fandoms, but they’re also a cosplaying couple who write books, make crafts, and are generally nerdy women. Snow is the seamstress of the couple, meanwhile, Brichibi talks about issues in the cosplay community and how... Read More →
avatar for Jessica Walsh

Jessica Walsh

14 years ago Briana Lawrence (Brichibi Cosplays) and Jessica Walsh (SnowCosplays) were two fanfiction writing ladies who geeked out over Gundam Wing boys and Resident Evil. Now? They’re still geeks and still have their fandoms, but they’re also a cosplaying couple who write books, make crafts, and are generally nerdy women. Snow is the seamstress of the couple, meanwhile, Brichibi talks about issues in the cosplay community and how... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mendota

2:00pm

Onyx Path
Onyx Path, your source for World of Darkness, Exalted, Scion, and many other great games, is approaching its fifth birthday. In the past four years the Path has taken classic games to another level, and they have many exciting plans to come. So, join us to talk about your favorite games and learn about what’s to come.

Guests
avatar for Matt McElroy

Matt McElroy

Matt M. McElroy is the Director of Publishing for DriveThruRPG and DriveThruComics. Here, he works with publishers to deliver your favorite RPGs and comics in digital and print editions. Matt also does freelance development and game design for companies like Onyx Path Publishing and Margaret Weis Productions. Some of the lines he has worked on include Vampire: The Masquerade, Hunter: The Vigil and Cortex Plus Heroic Roleplaying.

Saturday August 27, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Salon H

2:00pm

Gundam Fandom in 2016
Nick and Arcemise are back, and they wanna talk to YOU about Gundam! As the franchise finally seems to be going strong in the US again, we wanna talk to you about the new shows, new releases, and our favorite model kits and video games!


Saturday August 27, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

2:00pm

The Survival Games
For all you Survival Game lovers out there, this is the panel for you! We'll be discussing the growing trend of survival games in media, ranging from anime, manga, books, TV shows, and movies. Featuring fan favorites like: The Hunger Games, Future Diaries, Btooom!, and many more! Will you be able to survive?

Panelists

Saturday August 27, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Salon G

2:00pm

Guest Autograph Session
Autograph session for Jason Carter, Jerry Jewell, Christina Kelly, and Ryan Reynolds

Guests
avatar for Jason Carter

Jason Carter

Best known to sci-fi fans for his role as Ranger Marcus Cole on “Babylon 5”, Jason Carter, born in London on September 23, 1960, is a British stage, film and television actor. Leads in school plays and summers at the National Youth Theater of Great Britain led to three years at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). In the Physical Theatre classes taught by Jane Gibson, who trained under Jacque le Coq in Paris, Jason... Read More →
avatar for Jerry Jewell

Jerry Jewell

With over 150 credits to his name, Jerry Jewell can be heard in a wide variety of shows. He's probably best known for his roles as Kyo Sohma in Fruits Basket, Jimmy Kudo in Case Closed, Barry the Chopper/Number 66 in Fullmetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Claire Stanfield in Baccano!, Russia in Hetalia: Axis Powers, and Lau in Black Butler. Recent roles include Aion in Show By Rock!!, Momotaro Mikoshiba in Free! Eternal Summer... Read More →
avatar for Christina Kelly

Christina Kelly

Christina Marie Kelly is an American actress and voice actress for Sentai Filmworks. Kelly attended the University of Houston’s School of Theatre and Dance where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Acting. While there Kelly worked on shows such as The Miser, Blood Wedding, and Zombie Prom- The Musical. In Houston she's appeared on stage at Unity Theatre and The Catastrophic Theatre. Her roles in anime include Ersha in Cross... Read More →
avatar for Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds

For more than a decade, anime has had a fan in Ryan Reynolds. Needless to say, when she got the opportunity to do some voice work at Funimation Entertainment it was like a dream come true for her. Ryan’s big break came when she was given the chance to voice Latvia in a little show called Hetalia – Axis Powers. Since then she has voiced such characters as Etoile in The Heroic Legend of Arslan, the younger version of Gray Fullbuster in... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Greenway

2:00pm

Must Read Manga and Must Watch Anime
It can be hard to know what to read or watch next. Don't worry. This panel has you covered. For newbies and vets alike. We'll give you a crash course in the history of the mediums, the genres they come in, legal ways to access everything, and the series that define and defy those genres. The first hour is manga and the second hour is anime.


Saturday August 27, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Salon F

2:00pm

Dead of Winter
Cooperative game with a hidden defector set in a zombie apocalypse during a harsh winter.

Saturday August 27, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Salon D-E

2:00pm

HEXplore It!: The Valley of the Dead King
HEXplore It is an adventure board game. Choose your hero from over 500 combinations! Explore, complete quests, defeat powerful foes and power up your heroes!

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Salon D-E

2:00pm

Total Party Kill Games Gladiator Arena (Pathfinder)
In this deadly arena of blood and sand, only the victorious will stand strong. You’ll play player vs. player in an all out death match for glory (and prizes!). This arena uses the Laying Waste: Guide to Critical Hits and Ultimate Gladiator sourcebook to throw down the gauntlet on the ultimate death match. Players​: 3-8

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon D-E

2:00pm

Overwatch
Saturday August 27, 2016 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Superior

2:00pm

Savage Gilligan's Volcano
The Islanders are rudely awakened to find out that they need to go on a rescue mission - inside the Volcano! Featuring a 3-D Volcanic Dungeon Crawl with Pre-Gens: Skipper, Gilligan, and the rest!

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Salon D-E

2:15pm

Arrow
Season 2 Eps 3-4

Saturday August 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:45pm
Salon C

2:45pm

Excel Saga
Eps 1-3

Saturday August 27, 2016 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Salon A

3:00pm

Cosplay Smithing through Plastic and Tech
Props, armor, and accessories can take costumes to that WOW level. However, working and smithing with metals can be expensive, time consuming, and difficult. There is an alternative that is cheaper and easier! By using plastics and newer technology your costumes can be WOW costumes at a fraction of the cost and time. Come learn the basics of smithing with plastic and tech and make your next costume a WOW costume.

Guests
avatar for Peter Liethen

Peter Liethen

Peter Liethen is a creator of digital art in both the 2D and 3D realms. For 10 years, he has been writing and illustrating Deverish Also, a fantasy-adventure graphic novel series where magic and technology clash, taking inspiration from classic fantasy anime and manga. Peter has also extended his 3D artistry and technical skills into the world of 3D printing, creating a series of fantastic ball-jointed fantasy creatures and cosplay props.

Saturday August 27, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

3:00pm

How Do Comics Writers Tackle Sensitive Subjects
Well written comics can evoke deep emotion reactions and critique society. Sometimes, this is done in ways that are horrific or disturbing. When real life can be stranger than fiction, what is acceptable to show? What's gratuitous, and does it matter? A diverse panel of industry professionals weigh in on topics from race to sex to gender to violence in stories and how these and other socially sensitive subjects can be tackled.

Guests
avatar for Enrica Jang

Enrica Jang

Enrica Jang is the writer and creator of Azteca, Angel With a Bullet, The Star Thief, The House of Montresor, and editor of the annual Red Stylo Presents series of anthologies. Her screenplay The Freshmen was made into a short film, Frienemies, winner of a CINE Golden Eagle in 2011. Read more about her at enricajang.com.
avatar for Matt McElroy

Matt McElroy

Matt M. McElroy is the Director of Publishing for DriveThruRPG and DriveThruComics. Here, he works with publishers to deliver your favorite RPGs and comics in digital and print editions. Matt also does freelance development and game design for companies like Onyx Path Publishing and Margaret Weis Productions. Some of the lines he has worked on include Vampire: The Masquerade, Hunter: The Vigil and Cortex Plus Heroic Roleplaying.
JS

Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Margret Smith is the editor of Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda's MONSTRESS from Image Comics. She is also a PhD student in Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studies superhero comics and their industry alongside a host of other media. She spent a year working as an assistant editor in the X-Men office of Marvel Comics, and her essay "The Captain in the Capitol: Invoking the Superhero in Daily... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Salon G

3:00pm

Rule the Galaxy Together: Writing in a Shared Universe
A fun presentation detailing tips for writing tie-in comics, fiction, and games — and it is also useful for people writing fan fiction or in a gaming milieu. This seminar debuted to a packed house at Star Wars Celebration and was very popular.

Guests
avatar for John Jackson Miller

John Jackson Miller

New York Times bestselling author John Jackson Miller has spent a lifetime immersed in science fiction. His upcoming Star Trek novel trilogy, Prey, launches in September 2016 from Pocket Books and releases monthly through November. His first Halo comics story appears in Halo: Tales from Slipspace, releasing in October 2016 from Dark Horse Comics. His first Trek novel, Star Trek: The Next Generation - Takedown, was released in January 2015. His... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mendota

3:00pm

Wigs
Wigs 101. Finding the right wig for you. How to clean and style. Storing. Coloring. Etc.

Saturday August 27, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Salon H

3:00pm

Legends of Draxia - Demos by Mythica Games
Set in the mythical land of Draxia where dragons and other fiends terrorize the night. Fight monsters, construct buildings, or amass an arsenal of spells. FREE art print with game play!

Saturday August 27, 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Tabletop

3:00pm

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords
A forgotten evil stirs in the ancient land of Varisia. Dark magic once more thrums amid crumbling ruins, giants gather in titanic armies, cultists murder in the name of foul deities, and maniacal goblins plot a fiery end for the peaceful town of Sandpoint. Launch a campaign to strike back against the evils plaguing Varisia with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Base Set. This complete cooperative strategy card game pits 1 to 4 heroes against the traps, monsters, deadly magic, and despicable foes of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game’s award-winning Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path. Choose your character’s class; build a deck of allies, equipment, and magic; and explore lethal locations as you journey through multiple scenarios in an exciting fantasy adventure. Characters grow stronger after each game, adding unique gear and awesome magic to their decks, and gaining incredible powers, all of which they’ll need to challenge greater threats in a complete Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Adventure Path.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon D-E

3:00pm

Robo Dash Demo and Mini Tournament
Learn to play and then compete in a quick, family friendly tournament of a racing robot card game. Participation prizes for all players, and a special card for the tournament winner!

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon D-E

3:00pm

Tragedy Looper
Anime-themed Japanese import board game about time-travel/looping and solving/preventing mysteries. 3 players cooperate against the Mastermind in an intense battle of grey matter vs grey matter.

Saturday August 27, 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon D-E

3:00pm

Magic the Gathering Tournament - Sealed
Four rounds, Swiss. $25 gets you 4 Eldritch Moon and 2 Shadows over Innistrad booster packs, yours to keep. You build your best deck from what they contain and battle. Prizes: 4 match wins = 5 boosters. 3-1 gets 3 boosters and 2-2 gets a booster.

Saturday August 27, 2016 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Salon D-E

3:00pm

Smash
WIIu

Saturday August 27, 2016 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Superior

3:00pm

Pathfinder Society: 2-02: Beyond the Dawn 2 - Rescue at Azlant Ridge (1-7)
With supplies in hand, you rush from Bloodcove to the Pathfinder expedition site at Azlant Ridge only to find it under siege. You must brave the newly discovered halls beneath the ridge in order to find the key that might save everyone. Rescue at Azlant Ridge is the second and final scenario in the Before the Dawn campaign arc and is the sequel to Pathfinder Society Scenario #2-01: Part I: The Bloodcove Disguise.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 3:00pm - 10:00pm
Salon D-E

3:00pm

Pathfinder Society: 7–98: Serpents' Ire (8th; PreGens)
A parasitic faction known as the Korholm Agenda has tried to corrupt the upstanding Aspis Consortium from the inside out, all in the vain pursuit of revenge and profit. Now one of the powerful Aspis Patrons has learned that the Korholm Agenda has siphoned the Consortium’s funding to build a base of operations in Nidal. This shall not stand. He has assembled a team of top agents—including both new faces and veterans of the attack on the Grand Lodge a year ago—to infiltrate the operation and shut it down by any means necessary. In this adventure the players portray agents of the Aspis Consortium using 8th-level pregenerated characters.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 3:00pm - 10:00pm
Salon D-E

3:00pm

Pathfinder Society: 8-02: Ward Asunder (3-7)
The legendary sorceress Hao Jin transferred many abandoned historical sites to her museum demiplane, though even her magic had limits, forcing her to transport only part of an architectural treasure. The half of a temple she left behind in the jungles of Dtang Ma has developed a haunted reputation in the centuries since. Now an unlikely ally has approached the Society with tales of unspoiled historical secrets and hidden treasure left within the shattered sanctuary of Yamatsumi, the mountain god.

Saturday August 27, 2016 3:00pm - 10:00pm
Salon D-E

3:45pm

Star Trek: The Next Generation
Season 6 - "The Chains of Command, Pt 1 & 2"

Saturday August 27, 2016 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Salon C

4:00pm

Voltron Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Greenway

4:00pm

Comic Book Editing
A comic book editor has to juggle writing, art, how the words and art on a page go together, and many other things to ensure a quality book is produced. Come learn some tips about what to look for and how to juggle the many considerations of a comic book for our panel of industry pros.

Guests
avatar for Enrica Jang

Enrica Jang

Enrica Jang is the writer and creator of Azteca, Angel With a Bullet, The Star Thief, The House of Montresor, and editor of the annual Red Stylo Presents series of anthologies. Her screenplay The Freshmen was made into a short film, Frienemies, winner of a CINE Golden Eagle in 2011. Read more about her at enricajang.com.
JS

Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Margret Smith is the editor of Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda's MONSTRESS from Image Comics. She is also a PhD student in Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studies superhero comics and their industry alongside a host of other media. She spent a year working as an assistant editor in the X-Men office of Marvel Comics, and her essay "The Captain in the Capitol: Invoking the Superhero in Daily... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

4:00pm

Crime & Fantasy
From vampire assassins to wizard private eyes, crime has been mixing it up with fantasy for years. What is it about crime, noir, and the paranormal that's so appealing?

Guests
avatar for Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe grew up in west Tennessee an hour north of Graceland (home of Elvis) and twenty minutes from Nutbush (birthplace of Tina Turner). He's been a reporter, editor, photographer and door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesman. He now lives in a Wisconsin town famous for trolls, writes before six in the morning and tries to teach my three kids to act like they've been to town before. His novels include the Tufa series (the latest, "Chapel of... Read More →
avatar for Bill Bodden

Bill Bodden

A freelance writer since 2001, Bill has done most of his writing in the tabletop games industry with work on roleplaying games for everything from Vampire: The Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition and Firefly to Chill and Achtung! Cthulhu. Bill's published fiction credits include short stories "A Quiet House in the Country from Haunted: Eleven Tales of Ghostly Horror (Flames Rising Press, 2011) and "In the Shadow of His Glory" from Sidekicks... Read More →
avatar for Matt McElroy

Matt McElroy

Matt M. McElroy is the Director of Publishing for DriveThruRPG and DriveThruComics. Here, he works with publishers to deliver your favorite RPGs and comics in digital and print editions. Matt also does freelance development and game design for companies like Onyx Path Publishing and Margaret Weis Productions. Some of the lines he has worked on include Vampire: The Masquerade, Hunter: The Vigil and Cortex Plus Heroic Roleplaying.
avatar for Melissa Olson

Melissa Olson

Melissa Olson was born and raised in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, and studied film and literature at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. After graduation, and a brief stint bouncing around the Hollywood studio system, Melissa landed in Madison where she eventually acquired a master's degree from UW-Milwaukee, a husband, a mortgage, a teaching gig, two kids, and two comically oversized dogs, not at all in that order. She loves... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon G

4:00pm

Star Wars, Star Trek, Halo, and More: The Comics and Fiction of John Jackson Miller
Take a look into the career of John Jackson Miller, including his work on Iron Man, Star Wars, Simpsons, Mass Effect, and other comics — as well as his Star Wars and Star Trek novels. John will talk about his upcoming STAR TREK: PREY trilogy from Pocket Books, his Halo stories coming out in September and October, and his Planet of the Apes project coming out in January.

Guests
avatar for John Jackson Miller

John Jackson Miller

New York Times bestselling author John Jackson Miller has spent a lifetime immersed in science fiction. His upcoming Star Trek novel trilogy, Prey, launches in September 2016 from Pocket Books and releases monthly through November. His first Halo comics story appears in Halo: Tales from Slipspace, releasing in October 2016 from Dark Horse Comics. His first Trek novel, Star Trek: The Next Generation - Takedown, was released in January 2015. His... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mendota

4:00pm

Arrowverse Panel
Fan panel about the Arrowverse covering the cw shows Arrow, Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, web cartoon Vixen, and the other DC shows that were brought into its multiverse Constantine and Super Girl.

Panelists

Saturday August 27, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon F

4:00pm

So You Want to be a Lolita
It's time to trade your jeans and t-shirt in for bows and petticoats. Welcome to the world of Lolita fashion, a Japanese street look that's the perfect mix of cuteness and bold self expression. We'll discuss what Lolita fashion is, shopping secrets, and how to meet friends in frills (especially in the Madison area!)


Saturday August 27, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon H

4:00pm

World Conquest Zvedza Plot
Eps 1-3

Saturday August 27, 2016 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Salon A

4:00pm

HEXplore It!: The Valley of the Dead King
HEXplore It is an adventure board game. Choose your hero from over 500 combinations! Explore, complete quests, defeat powerful foes and power up your heroes!

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Salon D-E

4:45pm

Disney/Dreamworks Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Greenway

5:00pm

A Look Back on Babylon 5
It has been nearly twenty years since the final episode of Babylon 5. As the show approaches its 20th year it is still considered by many to be one of the finest science fiction televisions shows that has ever been created. Join Jason Carter, Ranger Marcus Cole, as he takes a look back on the show, shares stories from the set, and answers your questions about what it was like to be involved with one of TV’s historic sci-fi series.

Guests
avatar for Jason Carter

Jason Carter

Best known to sci-fi fans for his role as Ranger Marcus Cole on “Babylon 5”, Jason Carter, born in London on September 23, 1960, is a British stage, film and television actor. Leads in school plays and summers at the National Youth Theater of Great Britain led to three years at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). In the Physical Theatre classes taught by Jane Gibson, who trained under Jacque le Coq in Paris, Jason... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Mendota

5:00pm

Diversity in Writing
They say that if you want more diversity, you should go out and create it. However, that's just part of what needs to be done to get more representation. This panel will talk about three important elements to having more diversity in the world of fiction: creating it, representing it well, and supporting it.

Guests
avatar for Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe grew up in west Tennessee an hour north of Graceland (home of Elvis) and twenty minutes from Nutbush (birthplace of Tina Turner). He's been a reporter, editor, photographer and door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesman. He now lives in a Wisconsin town famous for trolls, writes before six in the morning and tries to teach my three kids to act like they've been to town before. His novels include the Tufa series (the latest, "Chapel of... Read More →
avatar for Brianna Lawrence

Brianna Lawrence

14 years ago Briana Lawrence (Brichibi Cosplays) and Jessica Walsh (SnowCosplays) were two fanfiction writing ladies who geeked out over Gundam Wing boys and Resident Evil. Now? They’re still geeks and still have their fandoms, but they’re also a cosplaying couple who write books, make crafts, and are generally nerdy women. Snow is the seamstress of the couple, meanwhile, Brichibi talks about issues in the cosplay community and how... Read More →
avatar for Jessica Walsh

Jessica Walsh

14 years ago Briana Lawrence (Brichibi Cosplays) and Jessica Walsh (SnowCosplays) were two fanfiction writing ladies who geeked out over Gundam Wing boys and Resident Evil. Now? They’re still geeks and still have their fandoms, but they’re also a cosplaying couple who write books, make crafts, and are generally nerdy women. Snow is the seamstress of the couple, meanwhile, Brichibi talks about issues in the cosplay community and how... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

5:00pm

Why Shadowrun is Still Cool
Aaron has been a freelancer for Shadowrun for a decade, and was part of the design team for the current edition. Join him as he gives you his perspective. We promise that he’s got lots to say about the game to anyone who’s interested.

Guests
avatar for Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao sold his first game (Live Role-Playing Chess) as a teen. He is now an educator and game designer, spending his time using one discipline to improve the other. He uses his experiences writing tabletop games, running large campaign LARPs, consulting on computer games, and owning a game company in both the games industry and the classroom. He has been known to buy games just to read them, has a pretty good singing voice, has been in... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Salon H

5:00pm

Worldbuilding: Types & Techniques
Novels, stories, comics, games, and any number of creative endeavors take place within fantastic and imaginative settings. No creator, and no project, uses the same worldbuilding approach to help create these settings. Worldbuilding can also be a stumbling block for many creators that keep their projects from ever really getting off the ground. Come learn about different types of worldbuilding and techniques to keep your creation moving. So, that the worldbuilding stumbling block doesn’t keep you from finishing your next masterpiece.

Guests
avatar for Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli writes stories, games, essays, and comics for media/tie-in properties and her original works from her studio in the Midwest. She’s a former musician of 20+ years and a graduate of UW-Madison’s Creative Writing program who now writes full-time. Monica is the developer for Hunter: the Vigil Second Edition, and was the lead developer/writer for the Firefly RPG books based on the Firefly TV show by Joss Whedon. Her new... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Salon G

5:00pm

Anime Remakes: The Best and the Worst
Everything's getting remade these days! Movies, TV shows, Games, and even Anime is no exception! Nick and Erik are going to guide you through some of the more notable remakes of the last couple years and tell you which ones are their favorites.


Saturday August 27, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Salon F

5:00pm

Legends of Draxia - Demos by Mythica Games
Set in the mythical land of Draxia where dragons and other fiends terrorize the night. Fight monsters, construct buildings, or amass an arsenal of spells. FREE art print with game play!

Saturday August 27, 2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Tabletop

5:00pm

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords
A forgotten evil stirs in the ancient land of Varisia. Dark magic once more thrums amid crumbling ruins, giants gather in titanic armies, cultists murder in the name of foul deities, and maniacal goblins plot a fiery end for the peaceful town of Sandpoint. Launch a campaign to strike back against the evils plaguing Varisia with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Base Set. This complete cooperative strategy card game pits 1 to 4 heroes against the traps, monsters, deadly magic, and despicable foes of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game’s award-winning Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path. Choose your character’s class; build a deck of allies, equipment, and magic; and explore lethal locations as you journey through multiple scenarios in an exciting fantasy adventure. Characters grow stronger after each game, adding unique gear and awesome magic to their decks, and gaining incredible powers, all of which they’ll need to challenge greater threats in a complete Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Adventure Path.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Salon D-E

5:15pm

DRAMAtical Murder
Eps 1-3

Saturday August 27, 2016 5:15pm - 6:30pm
Salon A

5:15pm

Battlestar Galactica
Eps 1-2

Saturday August 27, 2016 5:15pm - 6:45pm
Salon C

5:30pm

Homestuck Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Greenway

6:00pm

Gone Rogue Burlesque Workshop
Ever wanted to try burlesque? Well Gone Rogue Burlesque will help you try it out! We will be teaching a beginner number to anyone that has ever wondered what it would be like to do burlesque. Come join us for a fun time and embrace your burlesque side!


Saturday August 27, 2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Salon G

6:00pm

Mission IMPROVable
Do you love being spontaneous and silly? Was 'Whose Line' your favorite show ever? Then your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to join us for fun games as we explore the basics of improv and run through some fun games.


Saturday August 27, 2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Salon F

6:00pm

Geeks vs. Harsh Reality with Co-Creator Brian Berg
Try out this Cards Against Humanity-inspired game that pokes a lot of fun at Geek Culture. If you know how to play the original, this is more of the same awful fun, but Geek Themed. Players​: 1-8 (18+ only)Absolutely no one under age 18, and DO NOT play this game if you are easily offended. Run by co-designer Brian Berg.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Salon D-E

6:00pm

Borderlands: Welcome To Pandora
Have you ever wanted to meet your favorite character from Borderlands and ask them whatever is on your mind? Then you've come to the right place! Handsome Jack and the other characters of Borderlands have descended upon Geek.Kon to meet all of you up and coming vault hunters,so come join us and maybe even score some rare loot in the process!


Saturday August 27, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

6:00pm

The Digimon Panel
After seven seasons and 300+ episodes, what's the true verdict on Digimon? Join us for a retrospective of the series, characters and stories we love and prepare to discuss its best and worst aspects. We'll also have updates on the ongoing Digimon Adventure tri. movie series and Appmon spinoff.

Panelists

Saturday August 27, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mendota

6:00pm

Slightly Organized Chaos. Hetalia Edition.
A normal hetalia meeting. Well ok, no, not normal. Seriously though, what could go wrong?

Saturday August 27, 2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Salon H

6:00pm

HEXplore It!: The Valley of the Dead King
HEXplore It is an adventure board game. Choose your hero from over 500 combinations! Explore, complete quests, defeat powerful foes and power up your heroes!

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Salon D-E

6:00pm

Soul Calibur
PS 3

Saturday August 27, 2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Superior

6:00pm

Nightmare Barrage
Like Pathfinder? Like Gygax-style Dungeon Crawls? Like absurd levels of difficulty? Have I got something for you. Bring your 12th-level characters to the game and let's see how well you fare! Multiple Tables available

Saturday August 27, 2016 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Salon D-E

6:00pm

Magic the Gathering Draft - Conspiracy
We are also offering on demand 8 person draft pods of Conspiracy, the newest set! 3 Packs - $10 entry fee - With prizes!

Saturday August 27, 2016 6:00pm - Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00am
Salon D-E

6:00pm

League of Legends
Saturday August 27, 2016 6:00pm - Sunday August 28, 2016 2:00am
Superior

6:30pm

Sailor Moon Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Greenway

6:30pm

Monster
Eps 1-3

Saturday August 27, 2016 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Salon A

6:30pm

7:00pm

Star Wars Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Greenway

7:00pm

Dark Moon
A lightweight hidden-role semi-cooperative game where normal players attempt to fix and escape from a crumbling space station and infected players hide their identities and try to sabotage the normals.

Saturday August 27, 2016 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Salon D-E

7:00pm

Masquerade
Geek.Kon's Costume Contest and Masquerade is one of the best in the Midwest! We are proud to welcome all genres of costumes from science fiction and anime to fantasy and historical. Join us and see all of the fabulous costumes!

Saturday August 27, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wisconsin

7:00pm

Legends of Draxia - Demos by Mythica Games
Set in the mythical land of Draxia where dragons and other fiends terrorize the night. Fight monsters, construct buildings, or amass an arsenal of spells. FREE art print with game play!

Saturday August 27, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Tabletop

7:00pm

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords
A forgotten evil stirs in the ancient land of Varisia. Dark magic once more thrums amid crumbling ruins, giants gather in titanic armies, cultists murder in the name of foul deities, and maniacal goblins plot a fiery end for the peaceful town of Sandpoint. Launch a campaign to strike back against the evils plaguing Varisia with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Base Set. This complete cooperative strategy card game pits 1 to 4 heroes against the traps, monsters, deadly magic, and despicable foes of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game’s award-winning Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path. Choose your character’s class; build a deck of allies, equipment, and magic; and explore lethal locations as you journey through multiple scenarios in an exciting fantasy adventure. Characters grow stronger after each game, adding unique gear and awesome magic to their decks, and gaining incredible powers, all of which they’ll need to challenge greater threats in a complete Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Adventure Path.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Salon D-E

7:15pm

7:30pm

Otaku Tonight with Professor Pher
It's been a good 5 year run, but this is it. Join the cast and crew of Otaku Tonight Productions as they close up shop and say goodbye on the final episode of the only late night talk show in the entire convention scene.


Saturday August 27, 2016 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Mendota

7:30pm

Welcome to the Mystery Shack!
Welcome to the Mystery Shack! Join Grunkle Stan, Dipper, Mabel, and Bill in shenanigans where you can join in activities such as improv with each of the characters! And for the people who don't want to be put on the spot, the characters will also be performing some acts! With the time remaining, you can ask them whatever questions you may have.

Saturday August 27, 2016 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

7:45pm

Fairy Tail Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 7:45pm - 8:30pm
Greenway

7:45pm

The Devil is a Part Timer
Eps 1-3

Saturday August 27, 2016 7:45pm - 9:00pm
Salon A

8:00pm

Movie: Run Lola Run (1999)
Saturday August 27, 2016 8:00pm - 9:45pm
Salon B

8:00pm

Doctor Who: An Unearthly Podcast LIVE
AUP's 3rd Annual Podcast from Geek.Kon. This year the whole cast is here! We'll be discussing Chris Chibnall, the new showrunner after Series 10; talk about Class, the new spin-off series; tell Series 10 production news, and debunk production rumors; and maybe, if we still have time, talk about an episode or two. A must attend for Doctor Who fans!


Saturday August 27, 2016 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Salon H

8:00pm

VideoBall 2v2
Xbox one

Saturday August 27, 2016 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Superior

8:00pm

Spartacus Board Game (with Brian Berg of TPK Games)
Spartacus: A Game of Blood & Treachery is an exciting game of twisted schemes and bloody combats inspired by the hit STARZ Original series. Players assume the role of the Dominus of a great house competing for influence in the era of ancient Rome. Players vie for dominance through careful diplomacy, cunning intrigues and the glory of the Arena. Undermine the machinations of rivals, leverage your wealth for advantage at market and pit your gladiators in bloody contest all with the goal of seeing your house rise to supremacy. Players​: 2-6 (Adult’s only, 18+)

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Salon D-E

8:00pm

Cults Attempt Hokypoky
A raucous party game, in the style of (and compatible with) Cards Against Humanity, but with far more geek inspired cards. Winners will receive a free themed Mini Set of their choice. PG-13.

Moderators
Saturday August 27, 2016 8:00pm - Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00am
Salon D-E

8:30pm

Fallout Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 8:30pm - 9:00pm
Greenway

8:30pm

Spooktacular Maze
Returning to Geek kon 2016, now with noted improvements both from the running group and advice taken from last years participants! We welcome you to the Geek Kon’s exclusive haunted maze, presented by SpicyRabbitProductions. Prepare for another Night at Fazbear Fright! There will be familiar faces abound as well as a few strangers, this experience is sure to bring you back to your innocent days of pizza and party games.

This year we will feature two different run throughs; A Day Mode and a Night Mode. All ages are welcome to join in the day mode run where participants can interact with their favorite characters without fear of the dark or intention of jump scares. Day Mode is intended to be just a fun experience for even the smallest FNAF fan. This will be held right before the main event: Night Mode.

The Night Mode run will have the full haunted maze experience of lights off, creepy aesthetic and animatronics shambling about. Animatronics will be waiting at every twist and turn to terrify those brave enough to enter. Along with our crisped animatronic actor's, secret prizes are hidden throughout the maze for those bold and swift enough to find them. Keep your eye’s glued to the cameras, oh, and don’t forget about that ventilation! We’ll see you at Fazbear Fright's Grand opening!

Saturday August 27, 2016 8:30pm - Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00am
Salon F-G

9:00pm

Yu-Gi-Oh Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 9:00pm - 9:30pm
Greenway

9:00pm

Ask Arkham Asylum
Ever wanted to know what makes the residents of Arkham Asylum tick? Well step right up, because for one night only, our dastardly villains are here to answer your questions! Just don't let the Bat ruin our fun, would ya?


Saturday August 27, 2016 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

9:00pm

Yusibu (I Couldn't Become a Hero, So I Reluctantly Decided to Get a Job)
Eps 1-3, Subtitled

Saturday August 27, 2016 9:00pm - 10:15pm
Salon A

9:30pm

Black Butler Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 9:30pm - 10:00pm
Greenway

9:30pm

One Night Stand (Up) with Otaku Tonight Productions
Join the cast and friends of of Otaku Tonight Productions for an hilarious evening of uncensored comedy. It'll have all the grace of a bull rampaging through an antique store.


Saturday August 27, 2016 9:30pm - 10:30pm
Mendota

9:30pm

10:00pm

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Photoshoot
Saturday August 27, 2016 10:00pm - 10:30pm
Greenway

10:00pm

Burlesque/Nerdlesque 101
Whats Burlesque? Whats Nerdlesque? Have no fear Gone Rogue Burlesque is here to tell you all about it! We are a Madison WI based professional burlesque trope that will tell you what you need to know about burlesque and how it is becoming more and more popular in the Con scene!


Saturday August 27, 2016 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

10:00pm

RESULTS MAY VARY NOT SOLD IN STORES
not easily offended, come to our panel and try to offend us, and get the same in return


Saturday August 27, 2016 10:00pm - Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00am
Salon H

10:00pm

Ultimate Werewolf
Ultimate Werewolf is the ultimate party game for anywhere from 5 to 68 players of all ages. Each player has an agenda: as a villager, hunt down the werewolves. As a werewolf, convince the other villagers that you’re innocent, secretly dining on those same villagers each night. Dozens of special roles are available to help both sides achieve their goals.

Saturday August 27, 2016 10:00pm - Sunday August 28, 2016 3:00am
Geekdome

10:00pm

The Mixer: Maul Pit
Welcome back traveler. The X-Geek dance team is proud to present the continuation of their Star Wars themed dances, bringing the sites, sounds, and grungy beats of their own "Dark Side" temple to the Geek Kon 2016 Mixer! Be sure to come early and stay late as each of our own "Sith Lords of the Dance" brings a unique performance and awesome style all their own. Featuring the dancers of X-Geek's own Pepperann Hit Squad, and the legendary state-of-the-art light and video show you've come to expect from the X-Geek team, this year's mixer is primed to be the best one yet! Give in to your desires, and come join our dark side.

Saturday August 27, 2016 10:00pm - Sunday August 28, 2016 4:00am
Wisconsin

10:15pm

Danganronpa the Animation
Eps 1-3

Saturday August 27, 2016 10:15pm - 11:30pm
Salon A

10:15pm

Movie: Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
Animated, Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill

Saturday August 27, 2016 10:15pm - Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00am
Salon B

11:00pm

Writing Monstrous Characters
Vampires with souls, Aliens in human form, and more. There are many ways that monsters can seem human, but what are the challenges when writing about these characters? How can you tell a story about a monster that keeps the reader hooked? Come discuss with our panelists the various tools used to write monsters.

Guests
avatar for Bill Bodden

Bill Bodden

A freelance writer since 2001, Bill has done most of his writing in the tabletop games industry with work on roleplaying games for everything from Vampire: The Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition and Firefly to Chill and Achtung! Cthulhu. Bill's published fiction credits include short stories "A Quiet House in the Country from Haunted: Eleven Tales of Ghostly Horror (Flames Rising Press, 2011) and "In the Shadow of His Glory" from Sidekicks... Read More →
avatar for Matt McElroy

Matt McElroy

Matt M. McElroy is the Director of Publishing for DriveThruRPG and DriveThruComics. Here, he works with publishers to deliver your favorite RPGs and comics in digital and print editions. Matt also does freelance development and game design for companies like Onyx Path Publishing and Margaret Weis Productions. Some of the lines he has worked on include Vampire: The Masquerade, Hunter: The Vigil and Cortex Plus Heroic Roleplaying.

Saturday August 27, 2016 11:00pm - Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00am
Green Bay/Milwaukee

11:00pm

Karaoke
DJ Sarge of Highland Entertainment is back for a sixth year with karaoke at its finest! Don’t be shy, come show off your singing skills with the largest karaoke selection in the state and still growing. Or just kick back and listen to the classics we all know and love as we will be going until everyone or the night is done.

Saturday August 27, 2016 11:00pm - Sunday August 28, 2016 4:00am
Mendota

12:00am

Death Note
Eps 1-3

Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00am - 1:15am
Salon A

12:00am

Movie: Deadpool (2016)
Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00am - 1:45am
Salon B

12:00am

Fanfiction Effscapade
Join us for live readings of terribly bad fanfiction. This is our third year and we will not disappoint! You will laugh, cringe, and perhaps even cry at the so-bad-its-good collection we have for you this year.

Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00am - 2:00am
Green Bay/Milwaukee

12:00am

Comedy and Catgirls
Have you ever thought to yourself that there's a sincere lack of Catgirls in your life? Are you a fan of comedy or laughing in general? Then by any and all means come to this panel! Join us as we play Neko Para Vol 2 as a baker with a workforce entirely made of Catgirls! Laughing at the shenanigans is inevitable, so come with your chuckles ready!

Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00am - 2:00am
Salon H

12:00am

Doctor Who
Series 9 Episode 8-12 + "Husbands of River Song"

Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00am - 5:00am
Salon C

1:15am

Terror in Resonance
Eps 1-3

Sunday August 28, 2016 1:15am - 2:30am
Salon A

1:45am

Movie: The Crow (1994)
Sunday August 28, 2016 1:45am - 3:30am
Salon B

2:30am

Detroit Metal City
Eps 1-3

Sunday August 28, 2016 2:30am - 3:45am
Salon A

3:30am

Movie: The Crow: City of Angels (1996)
Sunday August 28, 2016 3:30am - 5:00am
Salon B

3:45am

Great Teacher Onizuka
Eps 1-3

Sunday August 28, 2016 3:45am - 5:00am
Salon A
 
Sunday, August 28
 

5:30am

Hozuki's Coolheadedness
Eps 1-3

Sunday August 28, 2016 5:30am - 6:45am
Salon A

5:30am

Battlestar Galactica
Eps 3-4

Sunday August 28, 2016 5:30am - 7:00am
Salon C

5:30am

Movie: Star Knight (1986)
Sunday August 28, 2016 5:30am - 7:00am
Salon B

6:45am

Fate Stay Night Unlimited Bladeworks
Eps 1-2

Sunday August 28, 2016 6:45am - 8:00am
Salon A

7:00am

X-Men: The Animated Series
1993 story arc "Days of Future Past"

Sunday August 28, 2016 7:00am - 8:15am
Salon B

7:00am

The Flash
Season 1 Eps 5-6

Sunday August 28, 2016 7:00am - 8:30am
Salon C

8:00am

Knights of Sidonia
Eps 1-3

Sunday August 28, 2016 8:00am - 9:15am
Salon A

8:00am

Quiet Area
The Quiet Area is located in the back corner of the Falling Water Cafe in the Marriott. It is the place to go if you need to take a break from Geek.Kon with minimal distractions. Specifically, loud activity and other distracting behavior is discouraged. Sound and light will be filtered. Cell phones and other electronics will be silent and put away in the room. Napping, eating, and drinking beverages other than water are not permitted in this area. When open, this room will function as a Safe Zone.

Sunday August 28, 2016 8:00am - 4:00pm
Dining Room

8:15am

Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
Chapters 7-12

Sunday August 28, 2016 8:15am - 10:00am
Salon B

8:30am

Arrow
Season 2 Eps 5-6

Sunday August 28, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Salon C

9:00am

SuperWhoLock
Sunday August 28, 2016 9:00am - 9:30am
Greenway

9:00am

Good Morning Geek.Kon! What Are You Doing Up?
Good Morning are you up early? Still up from the night before, looking for something to do in the morning? Join me for anther year of What Are You Doing Up?

Panelists

Sunday August 28, 2016 9:00am - 10:00am
Geneva

9:00am

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords
A forgotten evil stirs in the ancient land of Varisia. Dark magic once more thrums amid crumbling ruins, giants gather in titanic armies, cultists murder in the name of foul deities, and maniacal goblins plot a fiery end for the peaceful town of Sandpoint. Launch a campaign to strike back against the evils plaguing Varisia with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Base Set. This complete cooperative strategy card game pits 1 to 4 heroes against the traps, monsters, deadly magic, and despicable foes of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game’s award-winning Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path. Choose your character’s class; build a deck of allies, equipment, and magic; and explore lethal locations as you journey through multiple scenarios in an exciting fantasy adventure. Characters grow stronger after each game, adding unique gear and awesome magic to their decks, and gaining incredible powers, all of which they’ll need to challenge greater threats in a complete Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Adventure Path.

Moderators
Sunday August 28, 2016 9:00am - 11:00am
Salon D-E

9:00am

Boffer Room
Geek.kon is pleased to have our fun and exciting boffer room back for 2016! This is the room where you can hit your friends, family, and random strangers without getting in trouble...with approved equipment of course.
Once again you'll have a chance to meet members of the local Belegarth chapter as they host the room.
Have fun and hope to see a ton of foam fighting.

Sunday August 28, 2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Geekdome

9:00am

Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game
Come and play Fantasy Flight’s popular Living Card Game for Lord of the Rings! There will be beginner decks to introduce new players to Game. And for experienced players - Bring alternate builds in case of conflicts – the Prancing Pony scenario (for advanced players).

Sunday August 28, 2016 9:00am - 1:00pm
Salon D-E

9:00am

Pathfinder Society: 5-11: Library of the Lion (1-5)
Few societies have so vaunted a tradition of leading crusades as Taldor, yet the constant revisions to its history by scheming factions leaves the truth obscured by countless acts of political modifications. Even the lauded Kitharodian Academy’s texts are riddled with these changes, so when a secretive ally approaches the Pathfinder Society with information about a hidden archive that contains the unaltered histories, the Pathfinders plan a daring infiltration to recover the secrets of Taldor’s past victories so that Mendev might benefit from the discovery. Content in "Library of the Lion" also contributes directly to the ongoing storylines of the Dark Archive, Grand Lodge, and Sovereign Court factions.

Moderators
Sunday August 28, 2016 9:00am - 3:00pm
Salon D-E

9:00am

Pathfinder Society: 6–99: True Dragons of Absalom (4th; PreGens)
For several years, the Pathfinder Society has enjoyed a mutually beneficial alliance with the Sewer Dragons, the dominant tribe of kobolds living beneath Absalom. When an elite patrol discovers a wounded member of the Society with a desperate message, the Sewer Dragons must move quickly intercept an extraordinary threat from seizing their territory—if not Absalom itself! In this special adventure the players portray kobolds as unlikely defenders of the City at the Center of the World using 4th-level pregenerated characters.

Moderators
Sunday August 28, 2016 9:00am - 3:00pm
Salon D-E

9:00am

Pathfinder Society: 7-27: Beyond Azlant Ridge (3-7)
Six years ago, the Pathfinder Society narrowly avoided disaster at an archaeological excavation in the Terwa Uplands. The expedition recovered and resumed its work, and at long last they have learned what the ancient culture had hoped to guard. That’s when all correspondence ended. Fearing the excavation may be besieged once more, the Society has sent the PCs to save who they can, salvage what they must, and uncover a secret that has laid buried outside Bloodcove for millennia.

Moderators
Sunday August 28, 2016 9:00am - 3:00pm
Salon D-E

9:15am

Aldnoah.Zero
Eps 1-3

Sunday August 28, 2016 9:15am - 10:30am
Salon A

9:30am

Hetalia
Sunday August 28, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
Greenway

10:00am

Doctor Who Classic
1989 - "Survival" - Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Anthony Ainley

Sunday August 28, 2016 10:00am - 11:15am
Salon C

10:00am

10:00am

Lounge L33ts Presents: MMO Worlds
Join the Lounge L33ts once again as we go over news from the world of MMORPGs, plus choose a game and create a character with them.


Sunday August 28, 2016 10:00am - 12:00pm
Salon H

10:00am

Legends of Draxia - Demos by Mythica Games
Set in the mythical land of Draxia where dragons and other fiends terrorize the night. Fight monsters, construct buildings, or amass an arsenal of spells. FREE art print with game play!

Sunday August 28, 2016 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tabletop

10:00am

Artemis Bridge Simulator
Think you have what it takes to man a starship bridge station? Or maybe you think you can be Captain of a starship! It’s time to prove your mettle, stop by the Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator room, and play as the Helm officer, Tactical officer, Science officer, Engineering officer, or Communications officer.

Sunday August 28, 2016 10:00am - 2:00pm
La Crosse

10:00am

Clint the Wee's Big-Ass-Box of Games
I got a big box of board games, so let's play. Tsuro, Munchkin, Dungeon!, Flapjacks & Sasquatches, Bang The Dice Game, Mars Attacks the Dice Game, Car Wars the Card Game and more.

Moderators
Sunday August 28, 2016 10:00am - 2:00pm
Salon D-E

10:00am

Return to Dragon Mountain (A 5th Ed D&D Adventure)
The notorious dimension-hopping meat-grinding mountain filled with deadly kobolds of 2e D&D has returned to 5th edition! Your 8th level heroes must investigate the mountains depths in order to keep the kobolds from ravaging the surrounding nation. Do you have what it takes or are you just worm-food? Players​: 3-8

Moderators
Sunday August 28, 2016 10:00am - 2:00pm
Salon D-E

10:00am

Vendor Room
Enjoy the wares in our dealer room and artist alley!

Sunday August 28, 2016 10:00am - 4:00pm
Michigan

10:00am

Card Commander
Card Commander is a humorous combat card game set in a fictional World War III for 2-5 players. This is a playtest of a game scheduled for publication in late 2017.

Moderators
Sunday August 28, 2016 10:00am - 4:00pm
Salon D-E

10:00am

Freedom: The Underground Railroad
Freedom is a fun, cooperative, educational game challenging 1-4 players to run the Underground Railroad and advance the Abolitionist cause to end slavery in 1800-1865 America.

Moderators
Sunday August 28, 2016 10:00am - 4:00pm
Salon D-E

10:15am

Miraculous Ladybug
Sunday August 28, 2016 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenway

10:30am

Code Geass
Eps 1-3

Sunday August 28, 2016 10:30am - 11:45am
Salon A

10:45am

Lolita
Sunday August 28, 2016 10:45am - 11:15am
Greenway

11:00am

Get to Know Jerry Jewell
Veteran voice actor, director, and lifelong ginger spends an intimate hour sharing stories and answering your questions. It’s a panel worth waking for on Sunday.

Guests
avatar for Jerry Jewell

Jerry Jewell

With over 150 credits to his name, Jerry Jewell can be heard in a wide variety of shows. He's probably best known for his roles as Kyo Sohma in Fruits Basket, Jimmy Kudo in Case Closed, Barry the Chopper/Number 66 in Fullmetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Claire Stanfield in Baccano!, Russia in Hetalia: Axis Powers, and Lau in Black Butler. Recent roles include Aion in Show By Rock!!, Momotaro Mikoshiba in Free! Eternal Summer... Read More →

Sunday August 28, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Geneva

11:00am

Printing your Fandom in 3D
3D printing is becoming more accessible and affordable for the home enthusiast. Peter Liethen shows you how you can turn a 3D printer into a fandom art-producing machine for your own enjoyment.

Guests
avatar for Peter Liethen

Peter Liethen

Peter Liethen is a creator of digital art in both the 2D and 3D realms. For 10 years, he has been writing and illustrating Deverish Also, a fantasy-adventure graphic novel series where magic and technology clash, taking inspiration from classic fantasy anime and manga. Peter has also extended his 3D artistry and technical skills into the world of 3D printing, creating a series of fantastic ball-jointed fantasy creatures and cosplay props.

Sunday August 28, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

11:00am

The Country-Side of Urban Fantasy
At its heart urban fantasy is a genre about normal folks getting wrapped up in supernatural adventures in the real world. While these trials often find our protagonists and villains in the heart of the city. The supernatural can complicate the lives of those just a bit outside of the city too. Join our esteemed panel as they take a look at the country-side of urban fantasy.

Guests
avatar for Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe grew up in west Tennessee an hour north of Graceland (home of Elvis) and twenty minutes from Nutbush (birthplace of Tina Turner). He's been a reporter, editor, photographer and door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesman. He now lives in a Wisconsin town famous for trolls, writes before six in the morning and tries to teach my three kids to act like they've been to town before. His novels include the Tufa series (the latest, "Chapel of... Read More →

Sunday August 28, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Salon F-G

11:00am

Where in the World is Your Anime?
While most anime and manga are set in Japan, a growing number have globe-hopping settings. From Europe to Asia, South America, and...future Europe(?) no location is off limits and no genre is untouched. Audience participation is encouraged as we travel around the world to explore these series.


Sunday August 28, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mendota

11:00am

City Crusher II: Cardboard VS Geek.Kon X
City Crusher charity event is back for its sequel! This year help Geek.Kon build a model cardboard city to allow some lucky attendees to rampage through and crush it under their feet! City Crusher is your chance to live out your kaiju monster or giant robot dreams. Come in and help up build the city in the hours before the event Spectators are encouraged and if you want to bring in a cardboard building of your own to add to the wreckage you can. We will have a live auction on Sunday morning in the last half-hour of the event to determine who gets first crack at the model city (with a time limit). We will repeat the process until the city is totally destroyed! Groups up to 4 will be allowed.

Sunday August 28, 2016 11:00am - 1:00pm
Atrium

11:00am

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords
A forgotten evil stirs in the ancient land of Varisia. Dark magic once more thrums amid crumbling ruins, giants gather in titanic armies, cultists murder in the name of foul deities, and maniacal goblins plot a fiery end for the peaceful town of Sandpoint. Launch a campaign to strike back against the evils plaguing Varisia with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Base Set. This complete cooperative strategy card game pits 1 to 4 heroes against the traps, monsters, deadly magic, and despicable foes of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game’s award-winning Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path. Choose your character’s class; build a deck of allies, equipment, and magic; and explore lethal locations as you journey through multiple scenarios in an exciting fantasy adventure. Characters grow stronger after each game, adding unique gear and awesome magic to their decks, and gaining incredible powers, all of which they’ll need to challenge greater threats in a complete Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Adventure Path.

Moderators
Sunday August 28, 2016 11:00am - 1:00pm
Salon D-E

11:15am

DC
Sunday August 28, 2016 11:15am - 12:00pm
Greenway

11:30am

11:30am

The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe
BBC Series

Sunday August 28, 2016 11:30am - 2:15pm
Salon B

11:45am

When They Cry
Eps 1-3

Sunday August 28, 2016 11:45am - 1:00pm
Salon A

12:00pm

Gravity Falls
Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Greenway

12:00pm

Otaku Jeopardy
VA Ryan Reynolds hosts an Otaku-themed version of the classic quiz show.

Guests
avatar for Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds

For more than a decade, anime has had a fan in Ryan Reynolds. Needless to say, when she got the opportunity to do some voice work at Funimation Entertainment it was like a dream come true for her. Ryan’s big break came when she was given the chance to voice Latvia in a little show called Hetalia – Axis Powers. Since then she has voiced such characters as Etoile in The Heroic Legend of Arslan, the younger version of Gray Fullbuster in... Read More →

Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Wisconsin

12:00pm

Processing your Emotions like a Pro
Sometimes it can be easy to forget that our favorite authors, artists, and creators are people with feelings just like us. Sometimes, as a pro, it can be difficult to know how to express your feelings. Join us to discuss creating emotions, and how to process.

Guests
avatar for Brianna Lawrence

Brianna Lawrence

14 years ago Briana Lawrence (Brichibi Cosplays) and Jessica Walsh (SnowCosplays) were two fanfiction writing ladies who geeked out over Gundam Wing boys and Resident Evil. Now? They’re still geeks and still have their fandoms, but they’re also a cosplaying couple who write books, make crafts, and are generally nerdy women. Snow is the seamstress of the couple, meanwhile, Brichibi talks about issues in the cosplay community and how... Read More →
avatar for Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli writes stories, games, essays, and comics for media/tie-in properties and her original works from her studio in the Midwest. She’s a former musician of 20+ years and a graduate of UW-Madison’s Creative Writing program who now writes full-time. Monica is the developer for Hunter: the Vigil Second Edition, and was the lead developer/writer for the Firefly RPG books based on the Firefly TV show by Joss Whedon. Her new... Read More →

Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mendota

12:00pm

Writing Weapons
Many stories feature protagonists wielding phenomenal weapons with breathtaking skill. Many writers are not experts in combat or weapons. How do you bridge this gap to write entertaining scenes with interesting arsenals? Our panel of professional writers shares tips on how to research weapons, tips for writing outside your area of expertise, and how to balance entertainment with believability.

Guests
avatar for Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe grew up in west Tennessee an hour north of Graceland (home of Elvis) and twenty minutes from Nutbush (birthplace of Tina Turner). He's been a reporter, editor, photographer and door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesman. He now lives in a Wisconsin town famous for trolls, writes before six in the morning and tries to teach my three kids to act like they've been to town before. His novels include the Tufa series (the latest, "Chapel of... Read More →
avatar for Melissa Olson

Melissa Olson

Melissa Olson was born and raised in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, and studied film and literature at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. After graduation, and a brief stint bouncing around the Hollywood studio system, Melissa landed in Madison where she eventually acquired a master's degree from UW-Milwaukee, a husband, a mortgage, a teaching gig, two kids, and two comically oversized dogs, not at all in that order. She loves... Read More →

Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Salon F-G

12:00pm

An Anime Music Recorder Concert
Watch a professional recorder player as he performs anime themes, video game music, rave melodies, popular TV themes, and fan music, all on the recorder. A Q+A session will follow after the performance.

Panelists

Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Salon H

12:00pm

Booty - Play and Win!
Piratical acts performed, it's time to divide the plunder! Booty is a game for 3-6 pirates where players scheme to get the best share of the loot each round. Learn from the designer and win a copy!

Moderators
Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Salon D-E

12:00pm

Legends of Draxia - Demos by Mythica Games
Set in the mythical land of Draxia where dragons and other fiends terrorize the night. Fight monsters, construct buildings, or amass an arsenal of spells. FREE art print with game play!

Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Tabletop

12:00pm

Pokken Tournament
Wiiu

Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Superior

12:00pm

SCA Demo
Do you like history?  Fancy yourself a heroic knight in shining armor?  Or maybe a swashbuckling swordsman?  Then the Society for Creative Anachronism is for you!  Come and join the local chapter, the Barony of Jararvellir, and see what this 50-year-old society founded by scifi geeks is all about.  Come share The Dream

Sunday August 28, 2016 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Geekdome

12:30pm

Adventure Time
Sunday August 28, 2016 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Greenway

1:00pm

Overwatch
Sunday August 28, 2016 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Greenway

1:00pm

From Fanfiction to Professional Writing
Once upon a time, Brichibi and Snow were fanfiction writers who used to roleplay with their characters. Then one day Snow wrote the first chapter to a novel with those characters. Together, the two women had turned their fanfiction and roleplaying into a book series. This panel will go into how they managed to do that, and how fanfiction writing became one of the best ways to practice their craft.

Guests
avatar for Brianna Lawrence

Brianna Lawrence

14 years ago Briana Lawrence (Brichibi Cosplays) and Jessica Walsh (SnowCosplays) were two fanfiction writing ladies who geeked out over Gundam Wing boys and Resident Evil. Now? They’re still geeks and still have their fandoms, but they’re also a cosplaying couple who write books, make crafts, and are generally nerdy women. Snow is the seamstress of the couple, meanwhile, Brichibi talks about issues in the cosplay community and how... Read More →
avatar for Jessica Walsh

Jessica Walsh

14 years ago Briana Lawrence (Brichibi Cosplays) and Jessica Walsh (SnowCosplays) were two fanfiction writing ladies who geeked out over Gundam Wing boys and Resident Evil. Now? They’re still geeks and still have their fandoms, but they’re also a cosplaying couple who write books, make crafts, and are generally nerdy women. Snow is the seamstress of the couple, meanwhile, Brichibi talks about issues in the cosplay community and how... Read More →

Sunday August 28, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Salon F-G

1:00pm

How TV and Film has Changed for Performers over the Years
Jason Carter’s acting career has spanned parts of five decades. Come join a discussion on how the TV and film industry has changed and evolved from the viewpoint of performers over that time.

Guests
avatar for Jason Carter

Jason Carter

Best known to sci-fi fans for his role as Ranger Marcus Cole on “Babylon 5”, Jason Carter, born in London on September 23, 1960, is a British stage, film and television actor. Leads in school plays and summers at the National Youth Theater of Great Britain led to three years at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). In the Physical Theatre classes taught by Jane Gibson, who trained under Jacque le Coq in Paris, Jason... Read More →

Sunday August 28, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mendota

1:00pm

The State of the Comic Industy
It’s 2016 and the comic industry has come a long way. But where does it stand now and what does the future hold? And do the big hit comic-book movies help comic sales?

Guests
avatar for Matt McElroy

Matt McElroy

Matt M. McElroy is the Director of Publishing for DriveThruRPG and DriveThruComics. Here, he works with publishers to deliver your favorite RPGs and comics in digital and print editions. Matt also does freelance development and game design for companies like Onyx Path Publishing and Margaret Weis Productions. Some of the lines he has worked on include Vampire: The Masquerade, Hunter: The Vigil and Cortex Plus Heroic Roleplaying.
avatar for John Jackson Miller

John Jackson Miller

New York Times bestselling author John Jackson Miller has spent a lifetime immersed in science fiction. His upcoming Star Trek novel trilogy, Prey, launches in September 2016 from Pocket Books and releases monthly through November. His first Halo comics story appears in Halo: Tales from Slipspace, releasing in October 2016 from Dark Horse Comics. His first Trek novel, Star Trek: The Next Generation - Takedown, was released in January 2015. His... Read More →
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Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Margret Smith is the editor of Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda's MONSTRESS from Image Comics. She is also a PhD student in Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studies superhero comics and their industry alongside a host of other media. She spent a year working as an assistant editor in the X-Men office of Marvel Comics, and her essay "The Captain in the Capitol: Invoking the Superhero in Daily... Read More →
avatar for Mark Stegbauer

Mark Stegbauer

Mark Stegbauer is a 25 year veteran of the comic book and game industry. He has worked for Marvel, DC, Image and various other publishers on such titles as Avengers, Spider-Man, Nova, Flash, JLA, Buckaroo Banzai, and The Badger. | He is the creator/artist of Dr Goyle, and the artist of the new all ages comic from Action Lab, Ghoul Scouts. | He has worked on such games as Cash and Guns and Munchkin: Smash Up. | He currently lives in Middleton.

Sunday August 28, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Green Bay/Milwaukee

1:00pm

Kpop Dance Workshop
A fun and exciting environment to learn a kpop choreography and play some random dance games. All styles and levels of dance welcome to enjoy and listen to some kpop.


Sunday August 28, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Geneva

1:00pm

Rage of Bahamut: Genesis
Eps 1-3

Sunday August 28, 2016 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Salon A

1:00pm

Let's All Play - Long Live the Queen!
Long Live the Queen! Can you guide Crown Princess Elodie to her fifteenth birthday and her coronation as Queen of Nova without meeting one of twelve horrible ends? Can you do this as a crowd of con attendees? The whole room will play the PC game together and we’ll see if you are fit to be Queen!


Sunday August 28, 2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Salon H

1:00pm

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords
A forgotten evil stirs in the ancient land of Varisia. Dark magic once more thrums amid crumbling ruins, giants gather in titanic armies, cultists murder in the name of foul deities, and maniacal goblins plot a fiery end for the peaceful town of Sandpoint. Launch a campaign to strike back against the evils plaguing Varisia with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Base Set. This complete cooperative strategy card game pits 1 to 4 heroes against the traps, monsters, deadly magic, and despicable foes of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game’s award-winning Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path. Choose your character’s class; build a deck of allies, equipment, and magic; and explore lethal locations as you journey through multiple scenarios in an exciting fantasy adventure. Characters grow stronger after each game, adding unique gear and awesome magic to their decks, and gaining incredible powers, all of which they’ll need to challenge greater threats in a complete Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Adventure Path.

Moderators
Sunday August 28, 2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Salon D-E

1:30pm

GMV Contest
Have you ever wanted to watch DBZ characters Whip and Nae Nae? Perhaps Star Trek characters singing opera is more of your thing? Check out the GMV Awards. You MIGHT see something like that.....or cooler.

Sunday August 28, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Wisconsin

1:45pm

AtLA/LoK
Sunday August 28, 2016 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Greenway

1:45pm

2:00pm

Parlor LARPS VS Campaign LARPS
Aaron Pavao shares and discusses the features and differences of each kind of LARP.

Guests
avatar for Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao sold his first game (Live Role-Playing Chess) as a teen. He is now an educator and game designer, spending his time using one discipline to improve the other. He uses his experiences writing tabletop games, running large campaign LARPs, consulting on computer games, and owning a game company in both the games industry and the classroom. He has been known to buy games just to read them, has a pretty good singing voice, has been in... Read More →

Sunday August 28, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mendota

2:00pm

The Feedback Loop
Creators have more access to feedback than ever before. From consumer reviews to professional critiques to social media comments, there is often more feedback than creators can sift through. So, in an era of constant feedback, how do creators identify feedback that is valuable and what do you do with it once you’ve sifted through it?

Guests
avatar for Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli writes stories, games, essays, and comics for media/tie-in properties and her original works from her studio in the Midwest. She’s a former musician of 20+ years and a graduate of UW-Madison’s Creative Writing program who now writes full-time. Monica is the developer for Hunter: the Vigil Second Edition, and was the lead developer/writer for the Firefly RPG books based on the Firefly TV show by Joss Whedon. Her new... Read More →

Sunday August 28, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Salon F-G

2:00pm

Autism in the Anime Community: An Overview
Many people in the anime community have autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Listen to an anime fan with autism as he discusses the reasons why people with autism enjoy anime and manga, the issues people with autism can face when they attend anime cons and join anime fandoms, and how the anime community can be more accepting of people with autism.

Panelists

Sunday August 28, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Geneva

2:00pm

Pokemon meetup
Handheld

Sunday August 28, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Superior

2:15pm

Eva 3.0 (Re-airing)
Reairing due to technical problems

Sunday August 28, 2016 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Salon A

2:15pm

Movie: Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla (1994)
Sunday August 28, 2016 2:15pm - 4:00pm
Salon B

2:30pm

Osomatsu-san
Sunday August 28, 2016 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Greenway

3:00pm

Closing Ceremonies and Post-Con Q&A
Say goodbye to Geek.Kon's tenth year! Find out our attendance, our 2017 date and theme, give thanks to our staff and volunteers, and find out our Pokemon Go allegience!

Sunday August 28, 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Wisconsin