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Friday, November 9
 

10:00am

Console\LAN GAMING
Are you into computer gaming? Come play on Kumoricon's LAN and blast the ORCs\Enemies\Candy into the sky!

Friday November 9, 2018 10:00am - 10:00pm
Clackamas

12:00pm

Open GAMING & Game Library
GAMING returns to OryCon 40, sponsored by our sibling convention GameStorm (http://www.gamestorm.org). Come on upstairs and try your hand at one of the many games in the game library, or try out one of the new ones you just grabbed in the dealers hall. To see the amazing selection of games in the game library, see http://boardgamegeek.com/collection/user/Game_Storm?own=1

Friday November 9, 2018 12:00pm - Saturday November 10, 2018 12:00am
Multnomah

3:00pm

Building story for games vs building games for story
A discussion on the differences in the creative process between building a world designed to fit within a pre-built set of game mechanics, vs building a set of mechanics to turn a novel into a game.


Friday November 9, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Jantzen

4:00pm

Game Embellishment: Keeping story engaging
How do you make a canned adventure your own? What details do you add to a homebrew adventure to keep players engaged?


Friday November 9, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Jantzen

6:00pm

Story vs mechanics: when is which important
We all know that games need to balance mechanics and story. But how do you find the right balance?


Friday November 9, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Jantzen

7:00pm

Gateway Games: Board Games
Have friends that do not play Board Games? Here is some suggestions to maybe get them interested.


Friday November 9, 2018 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Jantzen

9:00pm

Storytelling for Adults: Handling Mature Themes
A discussion on how to introduce mature elements into games, while not going out of your player's comfort level, and not letting it take over the story.


Friday November 9, 2018 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Jantzen
 
Saturday, November 10
 

9:00am

Open GAMING & Game Library
GAMING returns to OryCon 40, sponsored by our sibling convention GameStorm (http://www.gamestorm.org). Come on upstairs and try your hand at one of the many games in the game library, or try out one of the new ones you just grabbed in the dealers hall. To see the amazing selection of games in the game library, see http://boardgamegeek.com/collection/user/Game_Storm?own=1

Saturday November 10, 2018 9:00am - Sunday November 11, 2018 12:00am
Multnomah

10:00am

40 years in GAMING: board games
Celebrating Orycon's 40th year! How have Board Games evolved and changed over the last 40 years?


Saturday November 10, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Jantzen

10:00am

Console\LAN GAMING
Are you into computer gaming? Come play on Kumoricon's LAN and blast the ORCs\Enemies\Candy into the sky!

Saturday November 10, 2018 10:00am - 10:00pm
Clackamas

12:00pm

Game design & play for everyone: adjusting and planning for disabilities
What are some tips for game design and play to make the experience more enjoyable for everyone?


Saturday November 10, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Jantzen

1:00pm

Introducing: GameStorm!
Did you know OryCon has a sibling con? Come learn what it is!


Saturday November 10, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Jantzen

2:00pm

Gateway Games: RPGs
Have friends that do not play RPGs? Here is some suggestions to maybe get them interested.


Saturday November 10, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Jantzen

3:00pm

40 years in GAMING: rpgs
Celebrating Orycon's 40th year! How have RPGs evolved and changed over the last 40 years?


Saturday November 10, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Jantzen

4:00pm

Themes: Tried and True? Or just tired?
Talking about common themes in games - when has a theme become over done and when is it a classic people love to see again?


Saturday November 10, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Jantzen

6:00pm

LARP: What is it? Why do you care?
An introduction to LARP and how it works.


Saturday November 10, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Jantzen
 
Sunday, November 11
 

9:00am

Open GAMING & Game Library
GAMING returns to OryCon 40, sponsored by our sibling convention GameStorm (http://www.gamestorm.org). Come on upstairs and try your hand at one of the many games in the game library, or try out one of the new ones you just grabbed in the dealers hall. To see the amazing selection of games in the game library, see http://boardgamegeek.com/collection/user/Game_Storm?own=1

Sunday November 11, 2018 9:00am - 3:00pm
Multnomah

9:00am

Console\LAN GAMING
Are you into computer gaming? Come play on Kumoricon's LAN and blast the ORCs\Enemies\Candy into the sky!

Sunday November 11, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm
Clackamas

11:00am

Top 10 games of 2018
Three local panelists who play a lot of board games talk about their top 10 games that came out this past year.


Sunday November 11, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
Jantzen