Alyssa (aqeldroma) wrote in new_republic,

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Ubercon X April 25-27

UberCon X is less than a month away! We’re located in Edison, NJ, just a few miles from New York City and 15 miles away from Newark Airport.

This season's offering includes bigger tournaments, more games, thousands of dollars in prizes, and an *exclusive* signing by Star Wars author and Guest of Honor Timothy Zahn, best known for his eight Star Wars books (including Heir to the Empire, Dark Force Rising, and The Last Command). Timothy Zahn will participate in a charity Star Wars RPG as Grand Admiral Thrawn, the infamous character he created for his extended universe series, on Saturday evening.

Other returning and new guests for UberCon X include folklorist, fantasy, and Star Trek author Josepha Sherman; writer and game designer of Griffon Publishing Studio Peter Schweighofer; Pete Abrams of Sluggy Freelance fame; and Chris O'Neill of 9th Level Games and Kobolds Ate My Baby!.

Also at Ubercon X:

*PopCap Games' National Peggle Tournament!
*Warhammer 40K Kill Team Scenarios and Heroclix all weekend
*Star Wars Saga Edition RP games convention-long
*Sneak preview of Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition--months before it hits the shelves!
*Guitar Hero III, Rock Band, SingStar, and DDR in consoles

Pre-registration for UberCon X is now open, and game slots are filling up fast. We hope to see you all there!

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