Tag Archives: Gaming

Events for the Week June 25th – July 1st

Gaming, an anime con, a comic con, and a Ren faire are in store for you this week.

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

Continue reading Events for the Week June 25th – July 1st

Fandom Fest 2018

Fandom Fest 2018, even bigger and better than last year. Bringing you the fandoms you love (for free!) in the shape of vendors, presentations, cosplay (and contests!), maker spaces, book signings + authors, and more! Hosted by 13 of Southwest Michigan’s local libraries dedicated to bringing the convention experience to Southwest Michigan!

Celebrate your fandom at Fandom Fest. Play tabletop games, wander artist alley, make something geeky, win a cosplay contest, buy comics, and more!

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/swmfandomfest/
https://www.facebook.com/events/1633999733334077/

Events for the Week June 4th-10th

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

Continue reading Events for the Week June 4th-10th

GeekFest 2018

Greetings traveler!  May your thirst for adventure be quenched by our glorious festival!

This year, Dog Story Theater will be hosting Grand Rapids first GeekFest!  It is to be an unconventional convention and a celebration of all things nerd culture.  There will be a wide range of events to attend including live dungeons and dragons shows, cosplay, improv and sketch comedy, table top and video game tournaments, classic horror films and more!

Support your local geek events.
For more info, check out:
https://dogstorytheater.com/geekfest-2018/

Events for the Week May 21st-27th

A geekfest, a sci-fi fandom, a cool comic con and an a LARP event are in store for you this week.

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

Continue reading Events for the Week May 21st-27th

Motor City Comic Con 2018

Michigan’s largest Pop Culture Event!

Motor City Comic Con gathers multi-media dealers exhibitors from across the country, offering a vast variety of pop culture merchandise, including unique art, comics, anime, tee shirts, movie memorabilia, posters, and more. Over 250 comic book creators, writers and artists will be on site at Comic Con, as well as more than forty actors from the television and movie industry. Comic Con offers big fun for kids young and old!

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://www.motorcitycomiccon.com/
https://www.facebook.com/motorcitycomicon

Events for the Week May 14th-20th

Robots, comics, LARP and dolls are in store for you this week.

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

Continue reading Events for the Week May 14th-20th

Penguicon 2018

Penguicon is a not-for-profit, community-run convention for open source software, science fiction, music, gaming, DIY, and more. Panel topics include technology, science, eco/green, literature, costuming, food, gaming (board and video), webcomics, action/adventure, music, film, anime and an after dark event. .This is a big hang out for ALL areas of the geek/nerd community. What better way to meet people who wave the geek/nerd flag? People come to Penguicon to learn about securing their network, and also how to make their own cheese. They learn how to create chiptunes on their gameboy, and come listen to sci-fi. There is also the Maker Market which is like a dealer room except they don’t accept commodities, only thing’s people have designed themselves. If you need a place to recharge, check out the con suite which has free soda and food all week long.
Penguicon is a convention tailored mainly for adults. While kids are welcome, there are no special passes or events for them. Please keep that in mind.

Support your local geek/nerd events.
For more info, check out:
http://2018.penguicon.org/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2235838959
https://www.facebook.com/events/1376240845797484/

LTU Anime Con and Gaming Expo 2018 Review

I made my way out to Southfield, Michigan to visit the campus of Lawrence Technological University. What awaited me was the newly named LTU Anime Con and Gaming Expo. Prior to the rebranding, the convention focused on anime and cosplay. With a new focus on gaming, I decided to check out what the “new” event was all about. Read on to see my thoughts.

Continue reading LTU Anime Con and Gaming Expo 2018 Review

Events for the Week April 30th-May 6th

LARP, Star Wars, Anime, Fallout and a big amalgamation of geek interests await you this week. Go forth and Geek. (I couldn’t resist). Seriously, there are a ton of events this week. Check them out.

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

Continue reading Events for the Week April 30th-May 6th