News Archive | 10/10/2011
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D&D at New York Comic Con

From the New York Comic Con website:

New York Comic Con is the East Coast's biggest and most exciting popular culture convention. Our show floor plays host to the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, and television. Our panels and autograph sessions give fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators. Our screening rooms feature sneak peeks at films and television shows months before they hit either big or small screens. And with dedicated professional hours, New York Comic Con is a market place, bringing together the major players in the entertainment industry. New York Comic Con is the second largest pop culture convention in America and the only one that takes place in the comic book, publishing, media, and licensing capital of the world -- Gotham City.

The following gaming events take place at the convention, October 13 - 16, 2011:

Brand-New to D&D
Event Runs Description
D&D Learn-to-Play Friday & Saturday 10 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 3 pm, 5 pm; Sunday 10 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 3 pm Want to learn how to play D&D 4th Edition? We’ll teach you all the basics, and send you out on your first adventure! Everything is provided for you, and you can even keep your character.
Length: 2 hours
D&D Adventure Board Game:
The Legend of Drizzt
Friday & Saturday 10 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 3 pm, 5 pm; Sunday 10 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 3 pm Want to play a D&D game without a DM? Like cooperative games? Come try out the newest of the adventure series of board games, as you play Drizzt and his companions in one of many different adventures, many ripped directly from the novels!

New and Experienced D&D Players
Event Runs Description
D&D Convention Delve:
Lair of the Dread Witch
Friday 10 am – 6 pm; Saturday 10 am – 6 pm; Sunday 10 am – 4 pm In the deep forest, a place of dark power lies, its corruptive influence seeping into the lands beyond its borders. Can you contain the threat of the Dread Witch, and stop her rituals before all falls into darkness? A 1st-level D&D convention delve with characters provided. Play as often as you like and earn tokens that can be redeemed for prizes!
Length: 1 hour per adventure
Conquest of Nerath Board Game Tournament Friday & Saturday 10 am, 1 pm, 4 pm; Sunday 10 am, 2 pm Try out this territory-conquering D&D board game as you take on up to 3 other players for control of the lands of Nerath! Play one of four factions, and reign supreme as the conqueror of the known lands!

Some D&D Experience Recommended
Event Runs Description
D&D Madness at Gardmore Abbey Prelude:
The Siege of Gardmore Abbey
Friday & Saturday 3 pm only During the golden age of the lands of Nerath, a bastion of civilization known as Gardmore Abbey was home to the greatest knights and its most valuable riches, including the fabled Deck of Many Things. However, a mysterious leader known as “Nightbringer” and his orc horde threaten the walls of the great citadel. You are a band of adventurers, called together from your easy living in the reserves, to aid Gardmore in its time of need. This official D&D adventure serves as a prelude to the events in the Madness at Gardmore Abbey boxed adventure. 6th-level characters are provided.
Length: 4 hours

Author Signing
Event Runs Description
R.A. Salvatore Book Signing 4:00pm panel,
5:30pm signing
Come visit with New York Times best-selling author R.A. Salvatore on his book tour to celebrate the release of Neverwinter, Book II.

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