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Wednesday, July 2 - Sunday, July 6, 2014

Video Gaming Schedule for DEXCON 17

Updated 6/24/14

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You may ONLY reserve seats in DEXCON 17 events if you are pre-registered.
Click here to pre-register for DEXCON 17 if you have not already done so.

To reserve your spots in the events you want to play in, send eMail to THIS ADDRESS ONLY and include your name and the events you want to register for BY CODE ONLY! NOTE: You may ONLY choose Event Codes which are SHOWN IN GREEN. DO NOT CHOOSE CODES WHICH ARE SHOWN IN RED and have LOCKS on them. Red Event Codes indicate locked events which you cannot register for, later rounds in tournaments which you will be automatically advanced to if you win the preliminary rounds, or events which have already filled up to capacity (if we have a chance to update them).

We allow you to select second and third choices for a given time slot; indicate this clearly in whatever fashion you'd like, otherwise we will just leave that slot open. And of course, since the grids are not yet posted, we understand that you may want to reserve spots in one or two popular events immediately and then send follow-up eMails with additional codes once you figure out how to plan the rest of your convention schedule.

If you have already sent in a list of events from the Signature Event and LARP Schedule that was posted on May 18th, those events are already reserved, and you do NOT need to add them again. If you want to UN-reserve a spot in one of those events, just be clear about it in your email, and we will delete you appropriately. Each time you send more information, we will send you back your up-to-date schedule.

We will reply within 48 hours with a confirmation that your reservations were received. If you do NOT get a confirmation, assume that your codes are NOT received and try again. Note that you MUST include a valid eMail reply-to address for us to reach you to confirm!


The Event Listing contains vital information about each event, in the format shown below:

Event ID; Type of Event; Event Name; Event Author. Event Description. Event Day & Time; Round (1); Materials (2). Level (3); Attitude (4), Age Notification (5). Next Round (6) (if applicable); See Also: Repetition of event or round (if applicable).

In the interest of conserving space, repeat listings of the same event or multiple round events will contain only the title, a reference to the first listing, time and round information. Note that prizes are usually NOT listed; all prizes will be gallery level certificates (or applicable awards), unless otherwise specified. In the case of cash prizes, Double Exposure reserves the right to withdraw the grand prize based on attendance of the specific event. Some cash value prizes will be awarded as certificates or shopping sprees for the Dealers' Room, and MAY be transferred to future Double Exposure conventions.

Notes:

(1) One Session; One round; 1 of x = First round, etc.; 1A of x = Same round repeated elsewhere.

(2) All Materials Provided (except dice); All Materials Offered (except dice), but feel free to bring your own; Bring Your Own Materials (and characters, if applicable).

(3) Beginners ONLY; Beginners Welcome; Knowledge of rules Necessary; Experts ONLY.

(4) Very Silly; Silly; Fun; Serious; Very Serious.

(5) All Ages; Under 18 Requires Parental Clearance; 18 & Over ONLY; Young Players Encouraged.

(6) All "Next Round" listings show which specific round or session you will be scheduled for automatically if you advance. This information is vital, and you should be aware of it, although you CAN reserve an alternate selection which takes place at the same time as a future advancement round. At the appropriate time, you will cancel one or the other. Note that all available events are shown in GREEN, and all advancement rounds are shown in RED.

All Special Headline Events are shown in YELLOW.


V0400: Kinect Sports. RATED: E10+. Simple, intuitive and instantly fun, "Kinect Sports" delivers the ultimate party experience - whether you are trying to outmaneuver the goalie to win the soccer match or cheering on your friends at ringside. The first full-body, controller-free sports game, "Kinect Sports" is so real, you will almost feel the wind in your hair as you fly over hurdles and the sand in your toes as you set, bump and spike your way to volleyball victory. This event will include Kinect Sports, Kinect Sports: Season 2, and Kinect Sports: Rivals. Wednesday, 10:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0417: DOOM 2. RATED: M. Welcome back to HELL!! We're firing up the classic first person shooter on our XBOX 360, plastering it up on the wall, and letting 4 player deathmatch insanity reign supreme! Grab your BFG, strap on your armor, say a prayer, and then join us for a midnight trip back to the roots of all FPS evil. Wednesday, 12:00AM - 2:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, 18 & Over ONLY.

V0441: Wii Sports. RATED: E. This is what video games should be: fun for everyone. Wii Sports offers five distinct sports experiences, each using the Wii Remote controller to provide a natural, intuitive and realistic feel. To play a Wii Sports game, all you need to do is pick up a controller and get ready for the pitch, serve or that right hook. If you've played any of these sports before, you're ready for fun! Play Tennis, Baseball, Golf, Bowling and Boxing in the comfort of one's living room. No ball boys scurrying about, no oil from the alleys to get players dirty and no rain to keep anyone from a day at the court, park or course. Use the Wii Remote controller to mimic the actions of swinging a racket, bat or club, roll a ball down an alley or bring the left jab. Thursday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0462: The Pinball Arcade. RATED: E. The Pinball Arcade is a virtual collection of real world pinball machines. The tables in The Pinball Arcade were created by four of the largest pinball machine makers in history; Williams, Gottlieb, Bally, and Stern. Classic tables like "Theatre of Magic", "Twilight Zone", "Black Hole", "The Machine: Bride of Pin-bot", and "Star Trek: The Next Generation" all come to life again on our big screen, powered by one of the most award winning, and painstakingly created video pinball engines ever designed. Thursday, 1:00PM - 3:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0493: Rhythm Heaven Fever. RATED: E. Japanese pop music producer and hit maker TSUNKU is bringing his pop star rhythm training methods to the Wii with Rhythm Heaven Fever. Players will have to feel the rhythm deep down and tap the A and B buttons on the Wii Remote in time with the music and whimsical on screen hoopla. If you've ever wanted to test or improve the way you move and groove to the beat, your prescription is Rhythm Heaven Fever. Thursday, 3:00PM - 5:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0515: Rock Band 3. RATED: T. Rock Band 3 is the third main release in the iconic video game series that challenges gamers to live out their Rock & Roll fantasies together in a band situation, both locally and online. The game features an ever expanding song list from every era of Rock & Roll history. In addition to guitar, bass, drums and solo vocals, Rock Band 3 adds three-part vocal harmony functionality that was introduced with The Beatles: Rock Band and, for the first time ever, a keyboard peripheral to the band. The combination of all these possibilities means that up to seven players can rock together in Rock Band 3 for the ultimate social gaming experience. Thursday, 6:00PM - 8:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: V0701, V0921.

V0524: The Double Exposure Summer $100 Soul Calibur II HD Championship. RATED: T. This summer we're turning back the clock for our Soul Calibur tournament and bringing back the classic! Now in gorgeous HD graphics, this is the game that proves legends never die, and that the soul still burns. This will be a double elimination tournament, using the rules set from 8wayrun.com, adapted for Soul Calibur II. The Grand Prize for the winner will be a $100 prize certificate for the DEXCON 17 Dealer's Room. Players are allowed to play in either or both of the two preliminary sessions but may only reserve a seat in one. Thursday, 8:00PM - 10:00PM; Session 1A of 2; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Serious, All Ages. See Also: V0709, V0929. Next Session: V1036.

V0566: Dance Dance Revolution. RATED: E. Once again, we let our players bring the moves, the energy, and the rhythm. Using top-quality Cobalt Fluxx, dance pads, come celebrate DDR's triumphant return! Collections to choose from will include DDR Max, DDR Max 2, and DDR Supernova. Thursday, 10:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: V0761, V0987.

V0582: Killer Instinct (2013). RATED: T. The legendary Killer Instinct fighting game franchise is back with next-generation visuals, over-the-top action, a wild cast of combatants, rocking reactive music, and C-C-C-COMBO BREAKERS! Choose from among a wild cast of combatants each with fluid animations, unique combat tactics, and flashy special attacks. Utilize an open-ended combo system to rack up huge combos as your opponent looks for openings to break you and turn the tides of battle. Thursday, 12:00AM - 2:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0621: Arcade Co-Op Classics. RATED: T. Once upon a time, "Co-op video games" meant standing together with a bunch of your friends around the arcade cabinet. Come relive those days gone by, as we present a medley of the finest quarter munchers of all time. Save Maggie from Mr. Burns in "The Simpsons". Defeat the forces of Magneto in "X-Men". It's pizza time in "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles". And attack the darkness, but don't shoot the food, in "Gauntlet"! Friday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0646: Dance Central 3. RATED: T. The #1 selling dance franchise for Kinect is back! With Dance Central 3, you'll travel back through time to learn the best dance crazes from across the ages, including disco moves of the 70's, hip-hop moves from the 80s and the hottest moves on the dance floor today - all set to an electrifying soundtrack of 45 chart-topping dance hits. Friday, 1:00PM - 3:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0675: Child of Eden. RATED: E10+. Child of Eden is the "multi-sensory shooter" that will send players diving into a kaleidoscopic matrix of synchronized music and mind-blowing visuals that will usher forth yet another landmark game experience from the mind of renowned game designer Tetsuya Mizuguchi, its creator. With the Kinect Sensor players can aim with their hands, as well as change weapons at will as they eliminate objects that zip towards them in a variety of environment and game levels. Friday, 3:00PM - 5:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0701: Rock Band 3. See V0515. Friday, 6:00PM - 8:00PM; One Session. See Also: V0921.

V0709: The Double Exposure Summer $100 Soul Calibur II HD Championship. See V0524. Friday, 8:00PM - 10:00PM; Session 1B of 2. See Also: V0929. Next Session: V1036.

V0761: Dance Dance Revolution. See V0566. Friday, 10:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session. See Also: V0987.

V0779: Super Smash Brothers Melee. RATED: T. Mario, Peach, Samus, Link, Zelda, Pikachu, Kirby. They're all here, whomping each other senseless! Join in on the simultaneous four-player combat mayhem, featuring all of your classic Nintendo character favorites. Friday, 12:00AM - 2:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0818: Super Mario Bros. 3D World. RATED: E. Leap into the first multiplayer Mario platformer set in a 3D world! Play as Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, and Toad - each with their own special skills - in the all-new Sprixie Kingdom. Scamper up walls with the new cat power-up to find secrets or pounce from above to claw enemies. Freely roam the world map and each sprawling stage alone or team up with friends to find hidden stars while competing to take the crown for most coins and points found. Tap the Wii U GamePad controller's touch screen to freeze enemies and reveal invisible secrets. Or, use the GamePad for off-screen play while tilting it to spot hidden nooks and crannies with the moveable camera. All this and more makes Mario's world deeper than ever. Jump on in! Saturday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0843: TowerFall Ascension. RATED: E. TowerFall is an archery combat platformer for up to 4 players. It's a local party game centering around hilarious, intense versus matches. The core mechanics are simple and accessible, but combat is fast and fierce. It's best played competitively with friends, cross-legged on the floor within punching distance of each other. If that isn't incentive to come and play with us, we can't imagine what would be. Well, maybe cookies. But they'd have to be pretty darn good cookies. Especially since this is on Saturday afternoon at the greatest convention in the world. Do you really want to give up your time for a half-edible stale cookie and the possibility of getting punched? Say, what were we talking about again? Saturday, 1:00PM - 3:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0885: Mario Kart 8. RATED: E. Mario and his friends are back and ready to race once again in Mario Kart 8! Feel the rush as your kart rockets across the ceiling. Fan favorite features from past Mario Kart games include gliders, underwater racing, motorbikes, mid-air tricks, and more. Race upside-down and along walls on anti-gravity tracks in the most action-fueled Mario Kart game yet. Saturday, 3:00PM - 5:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0921: Rock Band 3. See V0515. Saturday, 6:00PM - 8:00PM; One Session. See Also: V0701.

V0929: The Double Exposure Summer $100 Soul Calibur II HD Championship. See V0524. Saturday, 8:00PM - 10:00PM; Session 1C of 2. See Also: V0709. Next Session: V1036.

V0987: Dance Dance Revolution. See V0566. Saturday, 10:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session. See Also: V0761.

V1008: Diablo III Console. RATED: M. Twenty years have passed since the Prime Evils were defeated and banished from the world of Sanctuary. Now, you must return to where it all began-the town of Tristram-and investigate rumors of a fallen star, for this is an omen that the End Times have begun. Take a stand as one of humanity's last defenders-barbarian, witch doctor, monk, demon hunter, or wizard-and level up with devastating new powers and abilities. Play solo or form a party of up to four heroes with players together on the same screen. Saturday, 12:00AM - 2:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V1036: The Double Exposure Summer $100 Soul Calibur II HD Championship. See V0524. Sunday, 11:00AM - 2:00PM; Session 2 of 2. Previous Session(s): V0524, V0709, V0929.


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