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Tabletop games, videogames and LARPs are all happening at Con-Volution 2015!

Gaming - GypsyCASUAL – Borrow a game from our lending library, veg out at a console, or organize a group to play a game you brought with you!

SCHEDULED – A variety of tournaments, meetups, and discussions awaits you, including a Doomtown tournament, the junior gamer meetup for members 12 and under, two LARPs, and game design workshops. SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS.

ONGOING – The Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator will be running all weekend in the Conifer room. Sign up early to take your shot at manning an exciting simulated space mission, including a Chairman’s Flight!


banner-artemis-space-bridge-simulatorCasual gaming will be located in Scalini’s Restaurant on the hotel’s atrium level. For other gaming locations, see below. Attendee hours are:

  • FRIDAY: 10AM – Midnight
  • SATURDAY: 10AM – Midnight
  • SUNDAY: 10AM – 4PM


Full details for each item may be found in the convention’s SCHEDULE.


  • 2:00 PM – Peggle with the Stars (Harbor A)
  • 3:00 PM – Children’s LARP (Poolside Pavilion)
  • 6:30 PM – Friday Night Magic the Gathering (Wine Room)
  • 7:00 PM – Reunion at Katmeers LARP (Poolside Pavilion)
  • 11:30 PM – Cards Against Humanity (Evergreen) – 18 and over only


  • 10:00 AM – Gaming and Gender (Sandpebble B)
  • 51J4twpOCcL._SY355_10:00 AM – RPG Gamemastery (Pine)
  • 11:30 AM – Hands On Game Design Tutorial (Evergreen)
  • 1:00 PM – Doomtown: Reloaded Tournament (Wine Room)
  • 4:00 PM – Video Games: Past, Present, Future (Harbor A)
  • 6:00 PM – The Neptune Ball LARP (Harbor A)


  • 10:00 AM – Importance of Theme in Game Design (Evergreen)
  • 11:30 AM – Gaming Journalism (Harbor A)
  • 1:00 PM – Game Design: Top Down, Bottom Up, or Middle Out? (Harbor B)



If you are interested in demonstrating your game or running a gaming session, please contact our Gaming Department or submit a program suggestion.

We are happy to announce that the Gaming program at Con-Volution 2015 is once again sponsored by Games of Berkeley.