Ever wanted to help make the decisions that shape Wyrd Con? Would you be interested in LARPing with Jim Butcher as your Captain? Want to help make Wyrd Con 4 the best Interactive Storytelling convention yet? We'd like to invite you to be a part of history and help us continue and grow the convention through our Kickstarter campaign! And there are several super uber-cool rewards that are only available as part of this campaign.
The Kicstarter will be running March through end of April and ...
We just wanted to send a warm thank you to everyone who donated, shared on Facebook, Tweeted, and told everyone they knew about our Kickstarter.
We have met and exceeded our goal!
Our Kickstarter is now ended. Now the final planning to bring you an extraordinary convention can really begin!
Don't forget to get your panel, games, and event submissions soon. Submissions close May 31st!
Q: For anyone not familiar with your work, can you tell us the type of books you write and your most prolific series?
A: I'm a fantasy novelist who is best known for the Dresden Files, a series of books about Harry Dresden, Professional Wizard.
Q: When you decide you wanted to be a writer?
A: I first considered the possibility when I was 18, but it took me until I was 19 to decide to go for it.
Q: What preparation did you take that led you down ...
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Q: Can you explain what it is you exactly you currently do?
A: I serve as a language creator and translator for HBO's Game of Thrones, for which I created the Dothraki and High Valyrian languages. I'm also the alien language and culture consultant for Syfy's Defiance. I created two full languages for Defiance, and three writing systems. I also went on to consult generally on the show, having gotten the opportunity to fill in a ...
We are in the midst of confirming every guest, while more and more submissions for events come in.
Below is a sampling of some of the guests you can expect at this year's Wyrd Con IV.
Jim Butcher is the author of the Dresden Files, the Codex Alera, and his new steampunk series, the Cinder Spires. Want to see how the author of one of the most famous Fantasy series does it? Grab an opportunity to speak to him personally at Wyrd Con!
David J. Petersen
Creator of ...
We are proud to announce our second VIP for Wyrd Con 4, Jason Morningstar. Jason is probably best known for creating the storytelling tabletop RPG Fiasco and being the co-founder of Bully Pulpit Games LLC. His designs, including The Shab Al-Hiri Roach, Grey Ranks, and Fiasco, have garnered both popular and critical acclaim, earning him two Diana Jones Awards for Excellence in Gaming, an ENnie Judges Spotlight Award, and numerous Indie RPG Awards, including Indie RPG of the Year. We are privileged to have Jason participating ...
Wyrd Con receives submissions for events for many months, this is a just some a sampling of the events to expect at Wyrd Con IV.
Participate in a Live Star Wars story?
"A Cantina Far Far Away”, Designed by Constance C.
Long ago, in a galaxy far far away... A luxury cruise liner is under attack by the vicious anti-Imperial group known as the Jan. Pirates swoop in to plunder the prize. A Rebel operative sends off a furative message requesting extraction before the Imperial Navy intervenes, and ...
As a reminder Wyrd Con has its annual prop & costume contests as part of it's program, and it will be bigger and better than ever!
Those interested in submitting should read the rules for the contests, currently located below.
Costume Contest Rules
Prop Contest Rules
Here's just a few examples of the special events and guests coming to Wyrd Con this year!
The opening party is where everything starts. Here you have time to meet several of the Designers & Guests of the conference, as well as many other convention attendees and begin your experience at Wyrd Con.
In addition to performances, the opening party also is the starting point where Designers get three minutes of fame to pitch their events to everyone. Those interested can put their name in ...