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Wednesday, July 1 - Sunday, July 5, 2015

Video Gaming Schedule for DEXCON 18

Updated 6/29/15 at 9:00AM EDT

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You may ONLY reserve seats in DEXCON 18 events if you are pre-registered.
Click here to pre-register for DEXCON 18 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.


V0484: 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. Wednesday, 10:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0503: Diablo III. 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. Wednesday, 12:00AM - 2:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, 18 & Over ONLY.

V0521: Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved. RATED: E10+. A breakthrough musical motion video game inspired by Disney's classic animated film "Fantasia." In the game, players enter the magical realms of Fantasia, selected by the legendary sorcerer Yen Sid, to hone their musical and magical prowess as his new apprentice. "Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved" takes players on an interactive and immersive motion-controlled journey through worlds of music and magic. Players will control music spanning all genres and eras, including classics from the original film such as "Night on Bald Mountain" to over 30 hit artist selections ranging from chart-topper Bruno Mars to rock royalty Queen and electronic DJ and producer AVICII. Using Kinect motion control technology and natural, controller-free gameplay, players will control the musical flow of these hits, unlocking the power to transform the music and living world. Thursday, 9:00AM - 11:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: V0730, V0946.

V0547: 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, 11:00AM - 1:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0575: 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, 2:00PM - 4:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0604: Super Smash Bros Smackdown. RATED: T. Welcome to the "Celebrity Deathmatch" of video gaming! We're bringing the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U arena to the Con Suite stage, and turning the player count up to 8 PLAYER SIMULTANEOUS CHAOS. It's all the characters, all the items, and no holds barred in this anything goes tribute to anarchy. Winners of each match will be awarded Double Exposure prize points. Thursday, 4:00PM - 6:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: V0825.

V0607: 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: V1050.

V0645: You Don't Know Jack 2015. RATED: T. It's the comedy trivia game where HIGH CULTURE and POP CULTURE collide. Covering everything from spaghetti to Yeti, from the Tooth Fairy to the Staten Island ferry, and from sharks to sharts, YOU DON'T KNOW JACK is the only trivia game that makes you laugh and think at the same time. And sometimes vomit a little. Players play using their phones, tablets, or even computers as controllers. No big mess of controllers needed! Once a game is started, players simply connect to the "jackbox.tv" web address on their device and then enter the on-screen room code to enter a game. Thursday, 8:00PM - 10:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0677: Dance Central Spotlight. Rated: T. The latest dance game in the series, Dance Central Spotlight allows you to bust out all your best moves to the latest top hits of the radio. With our song collection growing at 40+ hit songs, everyone will find something to dance to. Thursday, 10:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: V0898, V1119.

V0694: 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. Thursday, 12:00AM - 2:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, 18 & Over ONLY.

V0730: Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved. See V0521. Friday, 9:00AM - 11:00AM; One Session. See Also: V0946.

V0762: 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. Friday, 11:00AM - 1:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0796: Soul Calibur V. RATED: T. The latest entry in the premier weapons-based head-to-head fighting series. Taking place 17 years after the events of Soul Calibur IV and continues the epic story of warriors in search of the legendary Soul Swords in 17th century Europe. The heroic battles transpire in a beautiful and fluid world with eye-popping graphics and visual appeal. Soul Calibur V tunes the battle, movement, and visual systems so players can pull off cool dynamic attacks with ease and battle with complete freedom. Friday, 2:00PM - 4:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0825: Super Smash Bros Smackdown. See V0604. Friday, 4:00PM - 6:00PM; One Session.

V0827: Cutthroat Gaming With +2 Comedy. Four Contestants. Three video games. One prize. Sounds straightforward, right? But when cheating is encouraged and sabotage is in the rules, the tables can turn at any minute. Come to the only game show that starts with contestants being handed $50. But don't plan to hold on to it long, as you spend your prize money on handicaps for your fellow contestants. Who will be crowned the gaming champion when sabotage is not just encourages, but for sale? Join this event ONLY as a contestant. To be an audience member, just show up. Friday, 6:00PM - 8:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, 18 & Over ONLY.

V0863: 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. Friday, 8:00PM - 10:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V0898: Dance Central Spotlight. See V0677. Friday, 10:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session. See Also: V1119.

V0946: Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved. See V0521. Saturday, 9:00AM - 11:00AM; One Session. See Also: V0730.

V0976: 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"! Saturday, 11:00AM - 1:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V1013: 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. Saturday, 2:00PM - 4:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V1047: Lie Swatter. RATED: T. From the makers of You Don't Know Jack, comes the hit wacky-fact-filled Lie Swatter! Join in this game of fact vs fiction, as you and up to 100 other players declare whether a weird and wacky statement is true or false. Earn more points for being quicker to the answer than your opponents. Players play using their phones, tablets, or even computers as controllers. No big mess of controllers needed! Once a game is started, players simply connect to the "jackbox.tv" web address on their device and then enter the on-screen room code to enter a game. Saturday, 4:00PM - 6:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V1050: Rock Band 3. See V0607. Saturday, 6:00PM - 8:00PM; One Session.

V1083: Super Smash Bros. Wii U. RATED: T. Mario! Link! Samus! Pikachu! All of your favorite Nintendo characters are back, along with plenty of new faces, in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, the next entry in the beloved Super Smash Bros. series. Unlike our “Smackdown” sessions, this will be an organized tournament, with strict rules. Players will have 5 stock, no Amiibos, and items will be turned off. Tournament will be using the built-in tournament engine, as single elimination. Saturday, 8:00PM - 10:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V1119: Dance Central Spotlight. See V0677. Saturday, 10:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session. See Also: V0898.

V1134: Fibbage XL. RATED: T. From the makers of You Don't Know Jack, comes The hilarious bluffing game Fibbage XL! It's a game of who can come up with the best fill in the blank. Fool your fellow players and earn points. Find the correct answer among the lies, and earn more! Players play using their phones, tablets, or even computers as controllers. No big mess of controllers needed! Once a game is started, players simply connect to the "jackbox.tv" web address on their device and then enter the on-screen room code to enter a game. Saturday, 12:00AM - 2:00AM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V1163: 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! Sunday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V1189: 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 Sunday 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? Sunday, 12:00PM - 2:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.


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