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01-09-2008, 01:18 PM
Pen & Paper Games is pleased to announce our sponsorship of TempleCon 2008 (http://templecon.org/) which will be held February 1st through the 3rd in Providence, Rhode Island. Be sure to check them out. They have a bunch of different events (http://templecon.org/index-scd.html) scheduled, from board games, miniatures and RPGs to video gaming! They also have a number of guest artists (http://templecon.org/forum/index.php?topic=38.0) in attendance. For more information on the convention, read on...

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"The Temple of Steam"
A Multi-Genre Gaming Convention
with a Steampunk Theme

Show Dates: Friday, February 1st, through Sunday, February 3rd, 2008

PROVIDENCE, RI (December 1st, 2007): The TempleCon 2008 multi-genre gaming convention is coming to the Providence Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Providence. Now in its third year, TempleCon is an annual event that hosts a variety of casual and competitive games in a social setting, including board games, role-playing games, video games, card games, and table-top miniatures gaming.

TempleCon 2008 will be hosting the Northeast Regional Qualifier for the Vampire: the Eternal Struggle collectible card game, a WARMACHINE miniatures Hardcore event plus WARMACHINE and HORDES miniatures Championship Tournaments, Halo 3 and Gears of War Xbox 360 tournaments in our LAN video gaming room plus Pokemon Battle Revolution and Naruto Clash of Ninjas Wii Revolution Tournaments in the LAN Room as well, a Warhammer 40K miniatures Officers' Tournament, a Diplomacy board game tournament, multiple Magic: the Gathering events, multiple Dungeons and Dragons role-playing events, Ticket to Ride and Arkham Horror board game events, Munchkin and other Steve Jackson Games events, Texas Hold 'em poker events, Warlord collectible card game events, Hero Clix miniatures events, and World of Darkness live-action role-playing, with game demonstrations and myriad other gaming events as well.

The TempleCon 2008 art show is sponsored by Gallery Z and will feature Guest of Honor Artist Quinton Hoover, best known for his work on the collectible card games Magic the Gathering, Vampire the Eternal Struggle, and Middle Earth; and Guest of Honor Artist Rick Sardinha, best known for his work on Dungeons and Dragons role-playing books, and the Warhammer 40K and Warlord collectible card games. The art show will also include artwork on a steampunk and sci-fi/fantasy theme by both emerging and established artists, and a variety of dealers will be selling games and related items in our vending space. This event also features a weekend-long steampunk costume contest and a miniatures painting contest, as well as a charity raffle to benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense fund.

Industry Guests of Honor at the convention include Press Gang Quarter Master Dan Brandt and Developer Kevin Clark, both from Privateer Press.

On-site registration at the convention is $16 per day & $45 for the weekend.

Photos from last year's event: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=22034&id=7774261948