There’s a new event in Edmonton for all you RPG fans and it’s this weekend! Games, Vendors and so much more… Check out all the details below and at www.rpg-a-thon.com!
RPG-A-Thon welcomes everybody to a weekend of unbridled nerdiness!
Dress in your favorite cosplay; join one of our numerous tables for a videogame or a table top game session hosted by your local board game cafes and shops!
Play and peruse an assortment of board games with your friends, or spend your hard earned gold on strange and splendorous merchandise brought to you by our 20+ vendors.
Witness as The Underworld LARP (live action roleplaying) Guildhouse puts on a show that’s not for the weak of stomach or the faint of heart!
And don’t forget about the prizes!
Each event day at 5pm we will be doing a name draw prize giveaway. Make sure to enter your name for that days draw by the ticket booth.
Boyle Street Plaza
9538 103ave, NW, Edmonton, AB
July 13, 10a.m. – 8p.m.
July 14, 10a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tickets are sold at the door.
$10.00 per person, per day,
$15.00 per person, for the weekend
Kids 12 and under are free!
Want to know more?
Make sure to check out our website for a list of vendors and attractions, as well as the Underworld LARP scenario schedule.
1. Ticket Sales, Prize Tables, and Cosplay! After buying a ticket, make sure take a selfie with one of our Cosplayers and post it on our event page, and also make sure to check out that day’s selection of our sponsor provided prizes! Prize draw will happen at 5 pm each day, so make sure to stick around! **only 1 prize entry per person
2. Underworld LARP Northern Alberta: Guildhouse Galerdain Underworld will be hosting 2 hours sessions with three encounters each. They will have a character creation station where you can choose a character card and the Underworld volunteers will provide you with costumes and weapons. For safety reasons participants will have to be 18+ and sign a waiver — of course anyone can watch! You will then get to play through the encounter with the Underworld volunteers, playing the rest of the characters in the world. The session start times are: Saturday 10:30, 1:00, 3:30, 6:00 Sunday 10:30, 1:00, 3:30 Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to participate (so that you could have time to choose a character and get costumes).
3. Pawn & Pint Pawn and Pint will be hosting a D&D table. Come by, grab a character sheet and join the adventure as one of the best DM’s in town will guide you and the rest of your party through an experience of a life time!
4. Creators’ Workshop (Food and Drink) Our friends at Creators’ Workshop want to make sure that you stay nourished and hydrated as you enjoy the festivities! Make sure to try their cinnamon rolls and calzones!
5. More Game Tables! The Adventure Guild will be holding an 8 person Magic the Gathering draft at 12pm on the Saturday, July 13th, As another local DM will be hosting a D&D table, make sure to join him as he will immerse you into the deep intricacies of being a goblin!
6. Direct-Play: Digital Our Friends at Direct-Play will be providing 4 computer stations and 4 console stations. Grab a controller (or a keyboard with a mouse?) and join your friends in an array of video games!
7. Board N Brew. Board N Brew will be hosting a game table, showcasing a wide array of board games, as well as selling their epic nerdy merchandise. Make sure to stop by and join the game table if there are spots available!
8. Gamer’s Den Our Friends at Gamer’s Den will be hosting a yet another board game table, they will be more than happy to provide an epic board gaming experience for you! Make sure to stop by, check out their awesome merchandise, and join one of their games.
9. Direct-Play: Analog The volunteers from Direct-Play will be hosting 5 game tables, running 1 board game per table. No experience? No problem! The Direct-Play Volunteers will gladly walk you through the basics and will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have! A – V vendors Make sure to check out a wide array of vendors without whom, RPG-A-THON simply wouldn’t be the same.