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Wednesday, July 12 - Sunday, July 16, 2006

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Video & Handheld Gaming Schedule for DEXCON 9

Updated 6/19/06

You may ONLY reserve seats in DEXCON 9/INTERCON NORTHEAST events if you are pre-registered.

To reserve your spots in the events you want to play in, send eMail to: dexcon@dexposure.com 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. Red Event Codes indicate later rounds in tournaments which you will be automatically advanced to if you win the preliminary rounds.

We will reply within 24 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 DEXCON 9 Index of Events


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. All CCG cash prizes will be MAILED to the winners within 60 days of the end of DEXCON 9. All other 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; Recommended For Young Players.

(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.


V378: PSP: Dynasty Warriors. Based on Luo Guanzhong's historic novel, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, the Dynasty Warriors series of Tactical Action games takes players back in time when chaos ruled Ancient China. Use your weapons and your wits in this multiplayer competition. Players are expected to bring their own Game System and their own licensed copy of the game. Wednesday, 10:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

V379: Steel Battalion. Ride high in the cockpit, as you play the most realistic Mech simulator ever designed. Flip the ignition switches on the fully lit, life-sized cockpit control panels. Seize the dual control sticks, and line up your reticule to fire. Oh, and don't forget to use your windshield wiper to clean off the dirt on the window! Wednesday, 10:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V393: The Double Exposure Summer $100 Guitar Hero Championship. Kiss the air guitar goodbye! Electronic Gaming is turning it up to 11 every night of DEXCON 9 with our inaugural Guitar Hero Championship! Strap on the Gibson SG and play some of the greatest hard rock anthems, from such legendary artist as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, David Bowie, Boston, Sum 41, Ozzy Osbourne, Audioslave, White Zombie, Franz Ferdinand, and The Ramones. Don't feel like competing? Come join the crowd and cheer on the band. We'll make sure to get you your backstage passes after the show! This tournament will consist of three double-elimination preliminary sessions, and winners from each will compete in the double-elimination finals. The Grand Prize for the winner will be a $100 prize certificate for the DEXCON 9 Dealers' Room and a trophy. Players are allowed to play in more than one preliminary session but may only reserve a seat in one. Wednesday, 12:00AM - 2:00AM; Session 1A of 2; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: V494, V643. Next Session: V822.

V405: The Console Matrix. We're going to turn on the surround sound, and then show you what you want to see - a world with twelve consoles. A world with a six foot by four foot screen, and all original controls. A world where any video game is possible. What you play in here is a choice we leave to you. Thursday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: V516, V674.

V412: Tekken 5. 10 years of the King of Iron Fist, and we're going to celebrate in style! Come unleash your inner pandas and devils in this tournament, featuring the latest iteration of this seminal 3-D fighting series. Play with your favorite classic characters, or the three newcomers, in lush environments, and with some of the smoothest moves ever programmed. This tournament will be a single round, in double-elimination format. Thursday, 1:00PM - 3:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V421: PSP: Lumines. Between the beautiful presentation, and the innovative gameplay, Lumines may very well be the greatest Tetris-style puzzle game since Tetris itself. Play in Head to Head mode competition, stack 'em and crack 'em, and attempt to push your opponents right off the screen! Players are expected to bring their own Game System and their own licensed copy of the game. Thursday, 2:00PM - 4:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

V430: Mario Kart 64. Introducing the inaugural Double Exposure Mario Kart Grand Prix! Throughout DEXCON 9, Electronic Gaming is holding a cross platform rally to crown the king or queen of Mario Kart Racing. Prizes will be awarded to the winners of each individual leg, and a grand prize to the player scoring highest overall through all three legs. To kick things off we start with the classic N64 Mario Kart. Challenge your enemies AND your friends in a mad race to the finish line! Throwing things at your competition encouraged in this four player free for all! Thursday, 3:00PM - 5:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V440: The Double Exposure Summer $250 Dance Dance Revolution Championship. Sponsored by Red Octane. Once again, we let our players bring the moves, the energy, and the rhythm. It's time for the convention-long DDR championship! This tournament will consist of three double-elimination preliminary sessions, and winners from each preliminary round will compete in the double-elimination finals. The Grand Prize for the winner will be a $250 prize certificate for the DEXCON 9 Dealer's Room, and various prizes from Red Octane. Players are allowed to play in more than one preliminary session but may only reserve a seat in one. Thursday, 6:00PM - 9:00PM; Session 1A of 2; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: V580, V697. Next Session: V751.

V471: The Double Exposure Summer $100 Soul Calibur III Championship. Welcome to the new stage of history. The legendary Soul Calibur series returns in all its glory, with new characters, new stages, new fighting styles, and more! This tournament will consist of three double elimination, qualifying sessions during the convention, and the epic finals on Sunday morning. Come join us, and see just whose soul will be the strongest! The Grand Prize for the winner will be a $100 prize certificate for the DEXCON 9 Dealer's Room. Players are allowed to play in more than one preliminary session but may only reserve a seat in one. Thursday, 9:00PM - 12:00AM; Session 1A of 2; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: V614, V789. Next Session: V861.

V480: Nintendo DS: Metroid Prime: Hunters. Who is the Galaxy's Most Elite Bounty Hunter? Before Metroid Prime Hunters, the answer was easy. Now that six other ferocious bounty hunters have gathered to challenge Samus, the title is up for grabs. Metroid Prime Hunters delivers the most intense first-person multiplayer action ever experienced on a hand-held system. Thursday, 10:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

V494: The Double Exposure Summer $100 Guitar Hero Championship. See V393. Thursday, 12:00AM - 2:00AM; Session 1B of 2. See Also: V643. Next Session: V822.

V516: The Console Matrix. See V405. Friday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM; One Session. See Also: V674.

V532: Super Smash Brothers Melee. 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. This competition will use the game's tournament engine. Friday, 1:00PM - 3:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V558: PSP: WipEout Pure. The latest and the greatest in the seminal WipEout series, 'Pure' distils the essence of anti-gravity racing and futuristic adrenaline-fuelled combat. Hi-tech weapons, hi-octane speed and a high-tempo dance soundtrack combine to deliver an explosive taste of the future directly into your hands. Players are expected to bring their own Game System and their own licensed copy of the game. Friday, 2:00PM - 4:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

V564: Mario Kart Double Dash. It's time for leg number two of the Mario Kart Grand Prix, our cross-platform Mario Kart extravanganza. Now we're going to crank the racing action up a notch, as we give you not one, but two drivers per Kart! Two Drivers = Double the items = Double the mayhem!! REMEMBER: Even if you have to miss any of the other legs of the Grand Prix you still can win prizes for competing in this leg alone! Friday, 3:00PM - 5:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

V580: The Double Exposure Summer $250 Dance Dance Revolution Championship. See V440. Friday, 6:00PM - 9:00PM; Session 1B of 2. See Also: V697. Next Session: V751.

V614: The Double Exposure Summer $100 Soul Calibur III Championship. See V471. Friday, 9:00PM - 12:00AM; Session 1B of 2. See Also: V789. Next Session: V861.

V626: Nintendo DS: Tetris DS. This is the place for classic Tetris action. All you need for this event is your DS, as we'll be playing standard mode by download play. If you play now, Electronic Gaming also offers a "no tetrinaut" guarantee! Just kidding folks. Players are expected to bring their own Game System and their own licensed copy of the game. Friday, 10:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

V643: The Double Exposure Summer $100 Guitar Hero Championship. See V393. Friday, 12:00AM - 2:00AM; Session 1C of 2. See Also: V494. Next Session: V822.

V674: The Console Matrix. See V405. Saturday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM; One Session. See Also: V516.

V697: The Double Exposure Summer $250 Dance Dance Revolution Championship. See V440. Saturday, 12:00PM - 3:00PM; Session 1C of 2. See Also: V580. Next Session: V751.

V729: PSP: Darkstalkers Chronicle: The Chaos Tower. Summon the return of Capcom's greatest monster warriors to once again battle for control of the night. This fierce brawler encompasses all 18 menacing characters from the five critically acclaimed installments of the franchise. Compete head to head; bring your best classic 2D fighting skills, and "carpe noctem". Players are expected to bring their own Game System and their own licensed copy of the game. Saturday, 2:00PM - 4:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

V732: Katamari Damacy. As the story goes, when the King of All Cosmos accidentally destroys all the stars in the sky, he orders you, his pint-sized princely son, to put the twinkle back in the heavens above. How, you ask? By rolling everything and anything on earth into clumps, so he can replace what's missing in space. Keep the ball rolling, and show that a rolling stone can gather moss, and cookies, lawn mowers and lamp posts, synchronized swimmers and sumo wrestlers, bulldozers and windmills, giraffes and brontosauruses, Ferris wheels and cruise ships! Saturday, 3:00PM - 5:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Silly, All Ages.

V751: The Double Exposure Summer $250 Dance Dance Revolution Championship. See V440. Saturday, 6:00PM - 8:00PM; Session 2 of 2. Previous Session(s): V440, V580, V697.

V789: The Double Exposure Summer $100 Soul Calibur III Championship. See V471. Saturday, 9:00PM - 12:00AM; Session 1C of 2. See Also: V614. Next Session: V861.

V805: Nintendo DS: Mario Kart DS. In the end, all tracks lead here. This is the final leg of the inaugural Double Exposure Mario Kart Grand Prix. The last competition will be waged on the handheld platform of the Nintendo DS. Here new tracks are combined with classic tracks from every other Mario Kart game that has come before. New karts, new characters, and new maneuvers make this the hottest kart racing title ever conceived. Come play with us, and remember that even if you have missed the other legs of the Grand Prix, you can still win prizes for this event alone. Players are expected to bring their own Game System and their own licensed copy of the game. Saturday, 10:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

V822: The Double Exposure Summer $100 Guitar Hero Championship. See V393. Saturday, 12:00AM - 2:00AM; Session 2 of 2. Previous Session(s): V393, V494, V643.

V861: The Double Exposure Summer $100 Soul Calibur III Championship. See V471. Sunday, 11:00AM - 2:00PM; Session 2 of 2. Previous Session(s): V471, V614, V789.

V889: Nintendo DS: Need for Speed Underground 2. Speed into the anything-goes world of Need for Speed Underground 2 and dominate the tuner racing underground. Customize and build the ultimate tuner, then push it to the limits on the underground's toughest tracks. Challenge all comers in this race-for-it-all battle in four-player wireless mode. Players are expected to bring their own Game System and their own licensed copy of the game. Sunday, 2:00PM - 4:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.


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