Annual Gaming Convention: U•Con.:
Oct. 7–9. Hundreds of competitors of all ages are expected to turn out to play a wide spectrum of tabletop games, from board games of all kinds, to role-playing games, collectible card games and miniaturized simulations of historical and fictional battlefields. Participants also are invited to bring in games to play in an open gaming area. Also, a dealers’ room with sales and demos of games. In-person registration begins today at 8 a.m. For a complete schedule of events, see ucon-gaming.org. 8 a.m.–10 p.m. (Fri.), 8 a.m.–10 p.m. (Sat.), & 8:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m. (Sun.), Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest, 1275 S. Huron St., Ypsilanti. Weekend pass: $60 in advance, $70 (students and active & retired military, $60) at the door; kids ages 7-12 (accompanied by an adult), $20; kids 6 & under, free. Daily passes: Fri. $45, Sat. $45 in advance & $55 at the door, Sun. $35. Most games are free with pass. Advance registration available online at ucon-gaming.org. 930–6363., . . . . . .