Tag Archives: 2018

CARPS October Event 2018

Central Action Role-Playing Society
We are a high-fantasy LARP (Live Action Role-Playing) group that is currently based in Southeast Michigan. You may already be familiar with tabletop role-playing games (RPGs) such as Dungeons and Dragons or White Wolf products. If you are, the difference between an RPG and a LARP is that RPGs consist of half a dozen or so players sitting around a kitchen table with dice and a single Game Master, whereas a LARP is a cross between an elaborate theatre production, live combat, and a hike in the woods. LARPs such as ours have costuming, boffer weapons, and dozens of players whose actions influence not only what you can accomplish but the course of an entire fantasy world. If you aren’t, well, them’s the basics.

Greetings to all new and prospective players! As always, your first event is free, with a free rewrite should you decide you would rather play a different sort of character or have a different set of skills. (You must be 18 to play.)

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.carpsgame.com/

Downtown Lansing Zombie Walk 2018

The 9th Annual Downtown Lansing Zombie Walk invades the Capital City once again on Saturday October 13, 2018, and all ages of the undead are welcome to walk for FREE! We ask participants to bring a nonperishable food donation in support of the Greater Lansing Food Bank, and to assemble at 11:30am inside the Lansing Center by Exhibit Hall C.

Once the donations are collected, the horde members will be given a wristband before being unleashed on the unsuspecting citizens of Lansing, Michigan at high noon. Traffic comes to a stand still as we shuffle our way to the steps of the Capitol for the greatest photo op ever seen. Afterwards, we invite the walking dead to return to the Lansing Center for discounted entry into How-To Halloween to compete for big prizes in our Best Zombie Contest on the main stage and join in all the spooktacular fun at the festival.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1690220017738720/

How-To Halloween 2018

How-To Halloween is a festival for ghosts, ghouls and goblins of all ages!

• Celebrate the WOMEN OF POWER at our 5th annual event.
• Meet Capital City Wonder Woman, Batwoman, Supergirl & more.
• Participate in over 50 interactive activities and games.
• Wear your costume and bring a bag for trick-or-treating.
• See custom-built attractions and amazing holiday displays.
• Enjoy a huge variety of entertainment from the main stage.
• Learn tons of tips and tricks from cosplay experts.
• Snap photos with killer cars like KITT & the Mystery Machine
• Win our homemade costume contest for over $100 in prizes.
• Shop with our many creative and unique vendors.
• Help support our community and local charities.
• Get your tickets for only $8 (kids 2 and under enter for free).

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/871983536322243/
https://www.how-tohalloween.com
https://www.facebook.com/HowToHalloween

ComiqueCon: Celebrating Women In Comics – 2018

ComiqueCon: Celebrating Women in Comics is a one-day festival celebrating the contributions of female comic creators. Join us for a gathering of the best talent in the comics business: featuring an incredible Exhibitor Hall, awesome panels, creative cosplay and lots of family fun! There’s no event quite like it in the country – see you there!

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/163419204447488/
https://www.facebook.com/comiquecon
https://comiquecon2018.com/

Haven LARP 2018 Event #4

Solaria beckons you to return!

The Heroes of Haven have found a new home, but Elessia and Arland’s Song are still mysteries to the people of Phanterra. Countless adventures await those with the spirit and courage to explore a world full of opportunity…

Welcome back to Haven LARP!

For new adventurers, your first event is FREE!

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/HavenLARPMI/
https://www.facebook.com/events/164823290809212/

6th Annual Michigan Grand Tournament

Started in 2013, the Michigan GT began as a Warhammer 40K tournament that has now grown to include many other wargames. Whether you’re interested in fantasy, sci-fi, historical, or steampunk games, there is an event for you! We pride ourselves on having great terrain, prize support, and an atmosphere that appeals to both the casual and the serious wargamer. Our staff, tournament organizers, volunteers, and sponsors work together to bring you a gaming experience that is unparalleled in the mid-Michigan area.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
http://michigangt.com/
https://www.facebook.com/events/1190235261079993/

CosPlay Fall Ball

Kick off the Halloween season by putting on your finest geeky wardrobe and join us for an evening of music, dancing and fun.

Music will be playing all night. In addition to a dance, the evenings events will also include a costume contest with cash prizes.

Admission includes
entrance to the dance
the option to enter the costume contest
food
non alcoholic beverages.

There will also be a cash bar.

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1575846695856559/