April 29 - May 1, 2005


Master Schedule for Spring Gathering 2005

Updated 4/13/05

Friday Master Grid
Saturday Master Grid
Sunday Master Grid


You may ONLY reserve seats in Spring Gathering 2005 events if you are pre-registered. Otherwise, please write your name into the Big Board when you arrive on site.

To reserve your spot in the events you want to play in, send eMail to: info@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 ORANGE. 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, OR events which have already filled up to capacity. Check this page often, it will be updated frequently.

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 this to work properly!


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. Cash prizes will be MAILED to the winners within 60 days of the end of Spring Gathering 2005, unless it is specified that the prizes will be awarded as certificates or shopping sprees for the Dealers' Room (or future events).

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 ORANGE, and all advancement rounds are shown in RED.

All Special Headline Events are shown in YELLOW.


N001: Heroes of Ribhus; "Witchfinder General I: Which Witch?" by Bill Mearman. C123E: A legendary hero rides to Rhimstead in search of help in solving a mystery. Can the great city provide the Witchfinder General with the adventurers needed? And if so, will these adventurers be able to live up the expectations of this celebrated hero? Opportunity for adventure, mystery and the chance to ride with an illustrious hero await the Heroes of Ribhus! This event is designed for Heroes of Ribhus characters of all levels. Character creation rules and information about the Heroes of Ribhus campaign can be found at: http://www.ribhus.com. Friday, 8:00PM - 12:00AM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

N002: LEGENDS OF THE SHINING JEWEL; "Grimm Evidence" by Daniel Cooper. The offices of the Fraternity of Venturers offer a little comfort to adventurers who are awaiting meetings while keeping a professional appearance. Here you sit awaiting a meeting with Melton Daderhoff and some potential clients. But what would a law firm want with some adventurers and why do you hear a lion growling from behind the door? A one-round LSJ adventure for heroes of levels 1-6. Friday, 8:00PM - 12:00AM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: N020.

N003: LEGENDS OF THE SHINING JEWEL; "Lament" by Jason Wu. Reconstruction has begun in the City of Procampur, but first the ruined areas have to be made safe. The city needs brave souls to help clear out abandoned buildings of danger. Will you take up the call? Can you face what you will find? A one-round LSJ adventure for heroes of levels 2-7. Friday, 8:00PM - 12:00AM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: N026.

N004: LIVING GREYHAWK; "Closure and Disclosure". In the heart of the Empire, the blighted earth is drenched with Oeridian blood, fueling the inferno of revolt. A woman seeks heroes to help her find out why before it can bring ruin across the Sheldomar. A Keoland regional adventure for APLs 4-12, and Part 3 of the Tales of Linth series which includes KEO3-03 Will of the People and KEO4-05 A Last Dance at Midnight. Friday, 8:00PM - 12:00AM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: N022.

N005: LIVING ARCANIS; "Dark Harvest" by Gregory Walker. Something evil is hunting the workers at a remote farming station belonging to the Altherian Shining Patrol. Can you put a stop to this malevolence before it's too late? This LIVING ARCANIS STANDARD adventure is designed for 4th to 14th level characters (APL 5 through 13). Characters not within this level range may not be played in this scenario. Friday, 8:00PM - 12:00AM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: N016, N028.

N006: LIVING DEATH; "One Born Every Minute" by Michael Schleigh & Scott McNulty. It is April of 1897 and the Society is sending Travelers out to Philadelphia. It has long been quiet there, too quiet in fact. The silence of a Watcher after a growing concern for his health has raised a need for some Travelers to stop in and check up on things. A one-round Living Death adventure suitable for adventures of 1st through 13th level. Friday, 8:00PM - 12:00AM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: N024.

N007: Heroes of Ribhus; "Witchfinder General II: What Witch?" by Bill Mearman. C124E: Following the lead of a legendary hero, the adventurers continue to assist solving a mystery. Traveling into a different realm, the adventurers face a new challenge. Has the Witchfinder General lead them into a place of no return? Using their cunning and guile, only the best adventurers will be able to return back to the land Ribhus! This event is designed for Heroes of Ribhus characters of all levels. Character creation rules and information about the Heroes of Ribhus campaign can be found at: http://www.ribhus.com. Saturday, 10:00AM - 2:00PM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

N008: LEGENDS OF THE SHINING JEWEL; "Diplomacy Made Easy" by Jay Fisher. You have been assigned to support the Amthydoran diplomatic endeavors to Jadenspur, a northern city in the Free Lands that not only administrated by adventurers, but is more chaotic to boot. A simple trade agreement is all that is needed. What could go wrong? A one-round LSJ adventure for heroes of levels 1-6. Saturday, 10:00AM - 2:00PM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: N025.

N009: LEGENDS OF THE SHINING JEWEL; "Free Enterprises: Merchant's Price" by David Santana. An ambassador comes to Amthydor, being wooed by the three organizations bent to establish the only new merchant house allowed in the city. But a fourth party is bent on her assassination. The PCs must strive to assist her in negotiations with these organizations and prevent her from falling to an assassin's blow. For characters level 1-6. Saturday, 10:00AM - 2:00PM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: N030.

N010: LIVING GREYHAWK; "Burning Brightly". A PREMIERE EVENT! Throughout the years, Castle Dorglast has been a bastion of strength for the Darkwatch. Under the watchful guidance of its Duke, the citadel grew to the height of its power quickly and fell upon hard times just as rapidly. Now, dread stories filter out of those dark hallways about a strange burning man that brings death to all who meet its gaze and hunts those remaining Knights of the Malagari known to be noble of heart. Amidst this confusion, a fallen man seeks to save the Knighthood, his Kingdom, and his soul. One burns within, one without, but only one will burn through the night. A Keoland regional adventure for APLs 6-12, and the conclusion to the Crowning Glory Story Arc. Saturday, 10:00AM - 2:00PM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: N027.

N011: LIVING ARCANIS; "Queens Castle" by James Zwiers. Two years ago, the city of Semar in the Republic of Altheria became a testing ground for many heroes - and a field of nightmares for many others. The city is now home to an annual Festival of Retribution. The heroes of the Battle of Semar have been invited as guests of honor, but behind this facade of levity are found the shadows of a gathering darkness. Altheria is gripped with worry over economic sanctions and reductions in the size of the Shining Patrol. Who now will hold back the scaled hordes of Ssethregore? This LIVING ARCANIS STANDARD adventure is designed for 1st to 14th level characters (APL 2 through 13). Characters not within this level range may not be played in this scenario. Saturday, 10:00AM - 2:00PM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: N023, N033.

N012: LIVING ARCANIS; "Taboo" by Enrique (Henry) Lopez. A Nawal of the Ying Hir calls upon a group of travelers to retrieve the body of his dead son from a place where no Horseman may ride. An introductory Living Arcanis adventure designed for 1st and 2nd level characters (APL 1 and 2). Characters not within this level range may not be played in this adventure. Saturday, 10:00AM - 2:00PM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: N017, N029.

N013: Heroes of Ribhus; "Swainson's Legacy" by Christopher Ravlin. C149E: A PREMIERE EVENT! The Tontine of Swainson's Hawks has been executed and thier famous treasure recovered. But now, it seems that Swainson's Legacy has come back from the dead offering more intrigue, mystery and danger to the Heroes of Ribhus. This event is designed for Heroes of Ribhus characters of all levels. Character creation rules and information about the Heroes of Ribhus campaign can be found at: http://www.ribhus.com. Saturday, 3:00PM - 7:00PM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

N014: LEGENDS OF THE SHINING JEWEL; "To Catch a Thief" by Catie Straiton. AN LSJ INTERACTIVE EVENT! The merchants of the Ruby Square Marketplace are hosting a Scavenger Hunt, but someone wants to claim the grand prize for themselves before the game is even over! Can you get it back in time for the awards ceremony and see that it is awarded to the proper winner? A one-round LSJ Interactive for heroes of all levels. Saturday, 3:00PM - 7:00PM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

N015: LIVING GREYHAWK; "Atonement" by Theron Martin. "I have led a wicked life," the man says, "and paid a dear price for it. I have changed my ways and tried to start anew, but the sins of my past now threaten my family. I need your help." A role playing-intensive adventure set in the City of Greyhawk for APLs 2 to 8. Saturday, 3:00PM - 7:00PM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: N032.

N016: LIVING ARCANIS; "Dark Harvest". See N005. Saturday, 3:00PM - 7:00PM; One Round. See Also: N028.

N017: LIVING ARCANIS; "Taboo". See N012. Saturday, 3:00PM - 7:00PM; One Round. See Also: N029.

N018: LIVING DEATH; "Holiday In Ireland" by Keith Hoffman. The heroes are called to Ireland in March 1897, just in time for Saint Patrick's Day. The wee folk of Ireland are disappearing, but why? Legends may be the makings of Ireland's doom. This adventure is suitable for heroes of 5-13th level. Saturday, 3:00PM - 7:00PM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: N034.

N019: Heroes of Ribhus; "A Jaguar in the Mirror" by Christopher Ravlin. C144P: A PREMIERE EVENT! Several of some of the most well known merchants in Rhinstead, Kyrinn and Pandolyn have vanished or been assassinated. The Heroes are asked to look into the murders and bring to justice the accused assassin known only as the Jaguar in the Mirror. This event is designed for Heroes of Ribhus characters of all levels. Character creation rules and information about the Heroes of Ribhus campaign can be found at: http://www.ribhus.com. Saturday, 8:00PM - 12:00AM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

N020: LEGENDS OF THE SHINING JEWEL; "Grimm Evidence". See N002. Saturday, 8:00PM - 12:00AM; One Round.

N021: LEGENDS OF THE SHINING JEWEL; "To Wake The Soul" by Andrew Hauptman. As an old threat rears its head once more, a dark secret threatens to tear the city apart. Only the most stalwart heroes can hope to win a battle where the mightiest swords may dull and fail! A one-round LSJ adventure for heroes of levels 3-8. Saturday, 8:00PM - 12:00AM; One Round; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: N031.

N022: LIVING GREYHAWK; "Closure and Disclosure". See N004. Saturday, 8:00PM - 12:00AM; One Round.

N023: LIVING ARCANIS; "Queens Castle". See N011. Saturday, 8:00PM - 12:00AM; One Round. See Also: N033.

N024: LIVING DEATH; "One Born Every Minute". See N006. Saturday, 8:00PM - 12:00AM; One Round.

N025: LEGENDS OF THE SHINING JEWEL; "Diplomacy Made Easy". See N008. Sunday, 10:00AM - 2:00PM; One Round.

N026: LEGENDS OF THE SHINING JEWEL; "Lament". See N003. Sunday, 10:00AM - 2:00PM; One Round.

N027: LIVING GREYHAWK; "Burning Brightly". See N010. Sunday, 10:00AM - 2:00PM; One Round.

N028: LIVING ARCANIS; "Dark Harvest". See N005. Sunday, 10:00AM - 2:00PM; One Round. See Also: N016.

N029: LIVING ARCANIS; "Taboo". See N012. Sunday, 10:00AM - 2:00PM; One Round. See Also: N017.

N030: LEGENDS OF THE SHINING JEWEL; "Free Enterprises: Merchant's Price". See N009. Sunday, 3:00PM - 7:00PM; One Round.

N031: LEGENDS OF THE SHINING JEWEL; "To Wake The Soul". See N021. Sunday, 3:00PM - 7:00PM; One Round.

N032: LIVING GREYHAWK; "Atonement". See N015. Sunday, 3:00PM - 7:00PM; One Round.

N033: LIVING ARCANIS; "Queens Castle". See N011. Sunday, 3:00PM - 7:00PM; One Round. See Also: N023.

N034: LIVING DEATH; "Holiday In Ireland". See N018. Sunday, 3:00PM - 7:00PM; One Round.

L035: Buffy the Vampire Slayer; "A Bite From The Apple: Irresistable" by S.Y.S. Productions. What's worse than having a master vampire running all crime in your city? The power vacuum that results when he is killed. Maybe the devil you know is better than the devil you don't. Now that the werewolves have gotten the vampires out of the way can they still be trusted? Will the good guy alliance hold through the post war clean up phase? Join S.Y.S. Productions for the next installment of the continuing A Bite From The Apple chronicle. Existing characters may be updated by contacting our staff at http://www.sysproductions.com, and new characters may be created online or at the door. Friday, 8:00PM - 4:00AM; One Round; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, Under 18 Requires Parental Clearance.

L036: World of Darkness; "High Road" by S.Y.S. Productions. Fading faces and worn memories slowly watch the power struggle of the night come to a close. As the dust settles from the bloodless coups of last game, who will emerge the new power house of the night. Can the old leaders just waltz back into there old jobs or will the new blood fight for the power they have gained? Are the days of war finally over or will there be one last round of infighting before the true enemy is found. Can these factions unite under one ruler? Can they each make there own paths in the city or will the alliances formed in the wars hold through the coming storms? Join S.Y.S. Productions for the next installment of the continuing Lonely City chronicle. Existing characters may be updated by contacting our staff at http://www.sysproductions.com, and new characters may be created online or at the door. Saturday, 8:00PM - 4:00AM; One Round; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Serious, 18 & Over ONLY.

C037: Legend of the Five Rings 40/40 Diamond Constructed Tournament. Where honor is stronger than steel! Come play this exciting storyline enriched CCG based on mythic Japan. Players take on the role of a clan Daimyo and fight to increase their clan's political and military might! Diamond Edition format. Wrath of the Emperor will be legal for this event. This is a warm-up event for the Kotei! Friday, 7:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

C038: Raw Deal "Smackdown" Constructed Tournament. Get in the ring! Raw Deal is the wrestling card game based on the exciting WWE! This will be the only time you can legally hit your friends with a chair! Standard Swiss tournament rules and deck construction rules apply. Friday, 7:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: C111.

C039: Shadowfist "One Hundred Names" Constructed Tournament. Hong Kong action fighting movies...in CCG form! Mad scientists, transformed animals, evil sorcerers and heroic martial artists fight for their very existence to control all of the world's mystic Feng Shui sites. Equal opportunity butt-kicking at its finest! Your deck may contain only ONE COPY of any card, with the exception of 1-cost Foundation Characters. Friday, 7:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

W040: Warhammer 40,000; "Small Team Tactics". No rounds limit; just slaughter the enemy! Bring up to 500 points of your favorite models. Organization does not have to be "codex legal". Players will be assigned to one of two teams. Friends may be on the same team. Every reasonable effort will be made to appropriately group players into teams "fluff-wise". This is a "non-standard mission". Game emphasis is on tactical team work and fun. VDR models require data sheet and GM's permission. Models must be painted (primer is not paint) and WYSIWYG (no proxies). Please have your models organized on arrival. If possible, post your army list to http://groups.msn.com/Warhammer40000Mega-Battles. Friday, 7:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

C041: Spycraft CCG Constructed Tournament. This new CCG from industry mainstay Alderac Entertainment Group brings to you exciting new game mechanics set in a world of intrigue and espionage! Standard deck constructions rules apply in this swiss style tournament. Friday, 7:00PM - 11:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: C076, C114.

C042: Warlord: Saga of the Storm Constructed Campaign Edition Kerebrus Format Tournament. In Warlord, players take their armies to battle in rank formations while trying to eliminate their opponent's Warlord. The game uses familiar stats like "attack bonus", "armor class" and "hit points", so those who've played D&D or d20 will practically already know how to play! Your Warlord can be from any set/edition. The remainder of your deck must be Campaign Edition legal cards ONLY. Friday, 7:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B043: Gloom. The world of Gloom is a sad and benighted place. The sky is gray, the tea is cold, and a new tragedy lies around every corner. Debt, disease, heartache, and packs of rabid flesh-eating mice - just when it seems like things can't get any worse, they do. But some say that one's reward in the afterlife is based on the misery endured in life. If so, there may yet be hope - if not in this world, then in the peace that lies beyond. In this new card game from Atlas Games, you assume control of the fate of an eccentric family of misfits and misanthropes. The goal of the game is sad, but simple: you want your characters to suffer the greatest tragedies possible before passing on to the well-deserved respite of death. You'll play horrible mishaps like Pursued by Poodles or Mocked by Midgets on your own characters to lower their Self-Worth scores, while trying to cheer your opponents' characters with marriages and other happy occasions that pile on positive points. The player with the lowest total Family Value wins. Friday, 8:00PM - 10:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: B109.

C044: Magic: The Gathering Draft Tournament. The grand-daddy of all CCG's! This draft consists of two packs of Champions and one pack of Betrayers...Players will each pay $12.00 and will construct their decks from a draft of cards. Friday, 8:00PM - 2:00AM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B045: Scrabble. The classic word game, played as a head-to-head tournament Friday, 8:00PM - 12:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Knowledge Necessary; Very Serious, All Ages.

B046: Ticket to Ride. With elegantly simple gameplay, Ticket to Ride can be learned in 3 minutes, while providing players with intense strategic and tactical decisions every turn. Players collect cards of various types of train cars they then use to claim railway routes in North America. The longer the routes, the more points they earn. Additional points come to those who fulfill Destination Tickets goal cards that connect distant cities; and to the player who builds the longest continuous route. Friday, 8:00PM - 10:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Serious, All Ages.

B047: WarCraft: The Board Game. Take control of one of the four mighty races and charge into battle for control of Azeroth. To win, you must manage your resources wisely so you can train and upgrade your troops while fighting furiously against your opponents. In a time of chaos, do you have what it takes to survive? Friday, 8:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B048: Robo Rally. Wizards of the Coast's exciting robot racing game, played with expansion sets. Friday, 9:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B049: Cosmic Encounter. The hilarious game of space conquest and exploration, played with the Mayfair sets (including the expansion set) as a two-round elimination event. Friday, 10:00PM - 3:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B050: HEX*HEX. Mean-spirited and fast-playing, HEX*HEX is the ultimate "stab-your-friend-in-the-back" card game. If you love non-stop player interaction and talkin' smack, have we got a game for you... Friday, 10:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B051: San Juan. Puerto Rico's golden age returns in this new Rio Grande game - through you! Players travel now to the capital city of this beautiful island. Who will build the most important buildings? Players build palaces, poor houses, silver smelters, gold mines, and many others - each with its own special features. The cleverest player will build well and win! Friday, 10:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B052: Apples to Apples. The hilarious game of popular notions, as players try to match concepts with themes and are subject to the voting of the group. Friday, 11:00PM - 2:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages. See Also: B096.

B053: Cutthroat Uno. International Games' wildly popular game of fast decision making, played in its killer variety. Much more fast paced, and much more sniping at your opponents. Friday, 12:00AM - 3:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

B054: Jenga. Do you have a steady hand? Test your skill as you balance the wooden blocks and stack up the stories. Don't let the tower fall! Friday, 12:00AM - 3:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Silly, All Ages.

C055: Legend of the Five Rings; "2005 $500 Legend of the Five Rings Region 9 Kotei - Shinden Asahina". This event will be using 40/40, Diamond Constructed rules. Web of Lies and Dawn of the Empire will be legal for play in this event. Other prizes will be awarded in addition to the Grand Prize. Note that a minimum of 32 players will be necessary for the Grand Prize to be in effect. Complete information about the Storyline Event can be found at http://www.darkedge.com/bh/. Saturday, 10:00AM - 6:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

B056: Cosmic Wimpout. The hilarious game of taking chances with dice. Will you stick with what you rolled, or will you risk Wimping Out? Saturday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Silly, All Ages.

C057: Magic: The Gathering Vintage Constructed Tournament. The grand-daddy of all CCG's! Every card ever produced is legal in this tournament, except Collector's Edition cards. Special prizes will be awarded. Details about this type of tournament can be found at: http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=judge/resources/sfrvintage. This is a sanctioned tournament. Note that there is a DCI charge of $5.00. Saturday, 10:00AM - 4:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

B058: Munchkin Bites. Munchkins in Transylvania! Be a Munchkin in a gothic setting, complete with vampires and other creatures of the night. Get the most stuff and WIN! Saturday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Silly, All Ages.

B059: Palabra. Palabra is a combination of words, poker and rummy - guaranteed to "release your mental endorphins." Score by forming a word, a straight (an alphabetical sequence of 3 cards), a flush (5 cards in one color/suit), building on a prior word or straight, or present 6 or 7 vowels. Because of many double and triple multiplier cards, which multiply upon each other, and "color-locking" (which also doubles the score), a small word or straight can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18, etc., and be worth 200 points or more! Stuck with a "Q," an "X," or a "Z?" Don't make a word. Put them in a straight or a flush. Did your opponent just make a 400 point combination? Don't fret. Cancel it with the "joker." Or steal any part of it for yourself. Saturday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B060: Settlers of Catan. Play an immigrant on the newly populated island of Catan. Build settlements, roads, and villages by taking commodities from the land around you. The first player to get the right combination of roads, settlements, and special cards in this great Mayfair game wins. Saturday, 10:00AM - 1:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B061: St. Petersburg. In the early 18th century Czar Peter helped build St. Petersburg. The players take on similar roles of building marketplaces, harbors, and palaces while recruiting workers and aristocrats. One of the hot new games for 2004, St. Petersburg offers a delicate balance of spending money to recruit workers, constructing buildings, and appointing aristocrats. Players may play in any or all of the three qualifying sessions. Saturday, 10:00AM - 1:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B062: MONOPOLY. Parker Brothers' all-time greatest board game, played with strict official tournament rules (no house variations). Saturday, 11:00AM - 3:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B063: Alhambra. In Granada, one of the most impressive building projects of the Middle Ages has begun: the construction of Alhambra. A palace, fortress, and a small city - all-in-one - Alhambra is made up of the world's most beautiful gardens, pavilions, chambers and towers. Build the most splendorous Alhambra to be crowned the winner! The English version of this German game is brought to you by Queen Games! This game won Spiel des Jahres (Germany's Game of the Year in 2003). Saturday, 12:00PM - 2:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B064: Kingdoms. This Fantasy Flight game, written by Reiner Knizia, takes participants to a medieval kingdom which looks remarkably like a plain matrix for square tiles. Each turn players place tiles onto the board which modify (either positively or negatively) the amount of money to be made by the shops that share that tile's row or column. Three times the board is filled with tiles and shop money is earned, after which the player with the most money wins. Saturday, 12:00PM - 2:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B065: Kung Fu Fighting. In this new game from Slugfest Games, each player is a kung fu master seeking glory through violence. Each will use a variety of kung fu stances, weapons, and devastating moves in a battle to the finish. The last kung fu master standing is the victor. Players can play in either or both of the two preliminary rounds. Saturday, 12:00PM - 2:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

C066: Raw Deal Draft Limited Tournament. Get in the ring! Raw Deal is the wrestling card game based on the exciting WWE! This will be the only time you can legally hit your friends with a chair! Players will each pay $25.00 and will construct their decks from a draft of cards. All rules will be avaialble on site! Saturday, 12:00PM - 6:00PM; One Session; All Materials Offered. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

C067: Shadowfist "Comrades in Arms" Constructed Tournament. Hong Kong action fighting movies...in CCG form! Mad scientists, transformed animals, evil sorcerers and heroic martial artists fight for their very existence to control all of the world's mystic Feng Shui sites. Equal opportunity butt-kicking at its finest! Your deck must contain at least 23 cards with a matching Designator (i.e. Fire Acolytes, King of the Fire Pagoda, Shattering Fire, etc.) Format will be 3 to 4 player games. Saturday, 12:00PM - 5:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

C068: VS System Open Constructed Tournament. Combining Marvel and D.C. Heroes, build your deck using standard deck construction rules for this tournament. Swiss rounds will be played. This is a Sanctioned Event. Saturday, 1:00PM - 6:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

C069: Yu-Gi-Oh Constructed Tournament. Build your deck using standard deck construction rules for this sanctioned tournament. Advanced Swiss rounds will be played. The banned/restricted list will be available on-site. Saturday, 1:00PM - 5:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

W070: Warhammer 40,000; "A Bridge Too Far". Relieve - or annihilate - the forces that have deployed "a bridge too far"! Bring your entire army and your favorite 40k toys. Super heavies are welcome. Players will be assigned to one of two teams. One team will start with 1/3 of their troops deployed "too far". The other 2/3's must rescue, relieve or linkup with them. The other team will start defending three river crossings. They must prevent the first team from succeeding. Friends may - of course - be on the same team. Every reasonable effort will be made to appropriately - "fluff-wise" - team players. Game emphasis is on tactical team work and fun. Please have your army organized and know the point value on arrival. If possible, post your army list to http://groups.msn.com/Warhammer40000Mega-Battles. Saturday, 2:00PM - 10:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

B071: Amun Re. This Rio Grande strategy game from Reiner Knizia is set in ancient Egypt. Players try to outdo each other in building pyramids and growing crops, but must watch out for floods and droughts along the Nile! Saturday, 2:00PM - 4:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B072: Fishing For Terrorists. In this brand new game from Slugfest Games, mechanics are similar to "Go Fish", but with a twist. Instead of collecting pairs of number/face cards, you are collecting pairs of different (madeup and funny) terrorist organizations. Saturday, 2:00PM - 4:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B073: Munchkin. Steve Jackson Games' hilarious card game in which you try to beat your opponents by being the best er, role player you can (cough)...roughly translated into getting the most stuff, finding the most loopholes and killing the most monsters. Yeah, role playing. The best munchkin will rise above the others and they will receive much rejoicing. Saturday, 2:00PM - 4:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Silly, All Ages.

B074: Settlers of Zarahemla. Enter the Promised Land! This is the home of ancient American prophets such as Alma, Mosiah and Samuel the Lamanite. Zarahemla, the Nephite capital, thrived as its people were righteous, and suffered setbacks to its enemies during times of corruption and moral decay. It is your job to settle, unite and reinforce the freedoms of the land of Zarahemla. Do this through savvy trading, establishing a righteous military of Stripling Warriors or by building a Temple for holy worship. But whatever strategy you choose, choose correctly, as your ultimate prosperity depends on your ability to grow this fledgling society more quickly than your opponents. Saturday, 2:00PM - 4:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

C075: Warlord: Saga of the Storm $100 "Treasure Haul" Tournament. In Warlord, players take their armies to battle in rank formations while trying to eliminate their opponent's Warlord. The game uses familiar stats like "attack bonus", "armor class" and "hit points", so those who've played D&D or d20 will practically already know how to play! Campaign Format. Swiss rounds. The Grand Prize will go to the winner; the other top three finishers will also receive prizes such as Dragonlords, a replica sword, etc. Note that a minimum of 16 players will be necessary for the Grand Prize to be in effect. Saturday, 2:00PM - 8:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

C076: Spycraft CCG Constructed Tournament. See C041. Saturday, 3:00PM - 7:00PM; One Session. See Also: C114.

B077: Carcassonne. A clever tile-laying game from Rio Grande. The southern French city of Carcassonne is famous for its unique Roman and Medieval fortifications. The players develop the area around Carcassonne and deploy their followers on the roads, in the cities, in the cloisters, and in the fields. The skill of the players to develop the area will determine who is victorious! Saturday, 4:00PM - 6:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B078: Killer Bunnies and the Quest for the Magic Carrot. A fast paced, action filled card game in which you must try to keep as many bunnies alive as possible, while eliminating your opponents' bunnies. Can you keep from being attacked by the whimsical Whisk or the torching Flame Thrower? Defend your bunnies with the Magic Spatula or use a Feed the Bunny card to starve an opponent! This tournament will use all expansion sets. Saturday, 4:00PM - 7:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Silly, All Ages.

B079: Buffy the Vampire Slayer - The Board Game. "Into each generation, a Slayer is born..." Now it's up to you to help Buffy and her friends stop the spread of Evil in Sunnydale! Which villain and his minions will plague the town? The Master? The Judge? The Mayor? Or Adam? Patrol the board. Collect cards and gain power. Roll dice to fight and cast spells. Rid Sunnydale of Evil to win! Saturday, 6:00PM - 8:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B080: Girl Genius: The Works. From James Earnest and Phil Foglio comes this unique puzzle card game where everyone who plays is a cog in a giant machine! Saturday, 6:00PM - 8:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

C081: Legend of the Five Rings 40/40 Diamond Constructed Team Tournament. Where honor is stronger than steel! Come play this exciting storyline enriched CCG based on mythic Japan. Players take on the role of a clan Daimyo and fight to increase their clan's political and military might! Diamond Edition format. Wrath of the Emperor will be legal for this event. Format will be three player games. Saturday, 6:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B082: Nuclear War. The comic card game which pits country against country as you stockpile weapons. Can you really win a nuclear war? Saturday, 6:00PM - 8:00PM; Session ; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

C083: The Double Exposure Spring $100 Magic: The Gathering Championship. Standard Extended rules will be in effect. This is a sanctioned tournament. Other prizes will be awarded besides the Grand Prize. Note that a minimum of 16 players will be necessary for the Grand Prize to be in effect. Details about this type of tournament can be found at: http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=judge/resources/sfrextended. Saturday, 6:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

C084: Raw Deal "Smackdown - MAIN EVENT" Constructed Tournament. Get in the ring! Raw Deal is the wrestling card game based on the exciting WWE! This will be the only time you can legally hit your friends with a chair! Standard Swiss tournament rules and deck construction rules apply. Special prizes will be awarded for this MAIN EVENT. Saturday, 7:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

C085: Shadowfist Final Brawl Battle. Hong Kong action fighting movies...in CCG form! Mad scientists, transformed animals, evil sorcerers and heroic martial artists fight for their very existence to control all of the world's mystic Feng Shui sites. Equal opportunity butt-kicking at its finest! Standard deck construction rules apply to this multiplayer format tournament, which will feature 3-4 player games with random assignments. Saturday, 7:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

C086: VS System Draft Tournament. Decks will be constructed via the Booster Draft format using 3 booster packs of VS cards. Packs will be determined at the time of the event based on availability. An additional fee of $10 for the packs is required. Prizes will be determined based on the number of participants. This is a Sanctioned Event. Saturday, 7:00PM - 11:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

C087: Yu-Gi-Oh Constructed Open Tournament. Build your deck using standard deck construction rules for this tournament, however banned cards (excluding God card) WILL be allowed. Advanced Swiss rounds will be played. The banned/restricted list will be available on-site. Saturday, 7:00PM - 11:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

B088: Guillotine. The revolutionary card game where you win by getting a head. This irreverent and humorous card game takes place during the French Revolution. Players represent rival guillotine operators vying for the best collection of noble heads over three rounds. Each round, twelve nobles are lined up for the guillotine. The nobles are worth varying points, depending on their noteriety. During your turn, you play action cards to change the order of the line so you can collect the best nobles. The player with the most points at the end of the game wins! Saturday, 8:00PM - 10:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Silly, All Ages.

B089: Puerto Rico. This very popular strategy game from Rio Grande Games is arguably the hottest board game in the country this year! Founding a new land has never been so engaging. Players must balance numerous factors as they try to operate the most prosperous colony in Puerto Rico. Which role will you play in this new world: Prospector? Governor? Settler? Trader? The ultimate goal is to achieve the greatest prosperity and highest reputation. Grow and harvest crops, sell and ship goods, construct buildings, populate the island - how will you best manage the various paths to prosperity and victory? Saturday, 8:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B090: Shark. This is a stock-trading game reminiscent of Acquire, in that abstract plays on the game board determine the share values of the various companies. The similarities end there, though, as Shark is more luck-intensive and free-wheeling than its predecessor. Each player may buy and sell shares both before and after his turn, and during his turn rolls dice to determine which company he can affect and in what region he can place that company's marker. Placing next to another of that company's markers increases the company's share price, which pays out in two ways: first, for placing the marker, the player gets money equal to the new price, and secondly, all players get paid the amount of the increase, multiplied by the number of shares each of them owns. Saturday, 8:00PM - 10:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B091: Star Munchkin. Be the best Munchkin in space! Using Star Munchkin and its expansion, control the cosmos and get to Level 10 before anyone else. Beginners are more than welcome to come and hear the bad jokes and awful puns that long time players groaned over in the first place. Saturday, 8:00PM - 11:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Silly, All Ages.

C092: Warlord: Saga of the Storm Dragonlord Challenges. In Warlord, players take their armies to battle in rank formations while trying to eliminate their opponent's Warlord. The game uses familiar stats like "attack bonus", "armor class" and "hit points", so those who've played D&D or d20 will practically already know how to play! Bring an unsigned Overlord and earn a shot at a Dragonlord! Saturday, 8:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B093: Yahtzee. Hasbro's classic game of dice rolling for points. Prizes given for high scorers! Saturday, 9:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Serious, All Ages.

B094: Citadels. Nominated for the German Game of the Year in 2000, Citadels has finally arrived in an English language edition thanks to Fantasy Flight Games. A wonderful game of bluffing, deduction, and city-building. Wrapped in a medieval theme and gorgeously illustrated, players seek to be the first to complete a grand city of their own. Each game round players secretly take the roles of either the King, Magician, Architect, Assasin, Thief, Bishop, General, or Merchant and seek to use the powers of such offices in their efforts to win the game! Saturday, 10:00PM - 1:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B095: Mutiny. Captain Blackheart lies in a drunken stupor, and the pirates scheme to choose a new leader. In order to seize this position for themselves, the candidates must win the trust of the five most senior members of the crew in the only way they can - bribery! However, they'll need plenty of dubloons and rum to gain the loyalty of this treacherous crew, and a pirate's word is only good until the money is spent. In MUTINY!, each player bids for the right to use the special abilities of the five most senior crew on the ship. However, they must be careful not to bid too heavily on any one crew, because bids linger from turn to turn, making it difficult to adapt to the other players' changing strategies. Worse, the ship might sail to an island filled with danger for the crew they've just spent their hard-earned bribes on, costing them the advantage they've just gained, or worse. Saturday, 10:00PM - 12:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B096: Apples to Apples. See B052. Saturday, 11:00PM - 2:00AM; One Session.

B097: Betrayal at House on the Hill. A board game based of classic Horror Movies. Come live the fear and atmosphere as you and your friends explore a haunted house and seek to survive when one of you turns Traitor!! Saturday, 12:00AM - 2:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, Under 18 Requires Parental Clearance.

B098: Boggle. The family favorite game of creating words out of a random collection of letters in a grid. Can you make the most words? Saturday, 12:00AM - 2:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Serious, All Ages.

B099: Risk. Parker Brothers' exciting game of world conquest, played in two elimination rounds. The top 2 or 3 players at each table will advance each round; the final round will be played to finish. Saturday, 12:00AM - 4:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Knowledge Necessary; Serious, All Ages.

B100: The Double Exposure $100 Spring Poker Championship. Double Exposure's traditional Texas Hold 'Em Poker tournament will be played in three rounds. The grand prize is a $100 Gift Certificate for the DEXCON 8 Dealers' Room! NOTE: THERE IS NO GAMBLING AT Spring Gathering 2005; ALL TRANSACTIONS ARE IN PLAY MONEY WITH NO VALUE OUTSIDE OF THE GAME. Saturday, 12:00AM - 4:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, 18 & Over ONLY.

B101: Zombies!!!. The hordes of undead advance, their only impulse is to consume living flesh. Your only chance is to escape; you must use a combination of wits, brawn and luck to escape to the helipad and give humanity a chance for survival. Saturday, 12:00AM - 3:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B102: A Games of Thrones. War and chaos are engulfing the lands of Westeros. The great Houses are vying for control of the Iron Throne using the old tools of intrique and war. Yet while the war for Westeros rages, grave dangers gather in the cold North, and an ancient enemy is gaining momentum in the distant East. Players take control of one of the great Houses of Westeros. Via resource management, diplomacy, and cunning, they seek to win dominance over the land. Players must give orders to armies, control important characters, gather resources for the coming winter, and survive the onslaught of their enemies. A unique phase mechanic, battle resolution, and special ordering system make for an engaging game in which all players are actively involved at all times. Sunday, 10:00AM - 2:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B103: Goa. Goa at the start of the 16th century: beautiful beaches, a mild climate, and one of the most important trading centres in the world. Competing companies deal in spices, send ships and colonists into the world and invest money. Are you on top or at the bottom? It depends on how you invest your profits. Will you make your ships more efficient? Enhance your plantations? Recruit more colonists? Only a steady hand in business will help. Goa: Riches, Reward, and Risk. Sunday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Serious, All Ages.

C104: Magic: The Gathering Type II Constructed Tournament. The grand-daddy of all CCG's! Standard Type II construction rules apply in this sanctioned tournament. Note that there is a DCI charge of $5.00. Sunday, 10:00AM - 4:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B105: The Princes of Florence. Experience the golden age of the Renaissance in this board game from Rio Grande! Assume the role of the head of an Italian Aristocratic dynasty and lead your family like the Medici or Borgia. Build magnificent buildings, cultivate beautiful parks, and invite famous artists and scholars to live and work in your court. The players support the builders, artists, and scholars so that their completed works bring them fame and prestige. As the patrons of such great works, players multiply their reputations, but only one will become the most prestigious prince of Florence! Sunday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

W106: Playmobil Battles; "Capture a 'Gem of Power'". Capture a "Gem of Power" and haul it to your deployment area before the other players do. Quick miniatures game with Playmobil clicky figures using simple house rules called "Playmobil Battles". Rules will be taught and will be available at: http://groups.msn.com/PlaymobilBattles. Game emphasis is on fun. Players will be assigned to one of two teams. Friends may be on the same team. Figures provided; however, players may bring their own Playmobil figures. Please post a list of figures you plan to bring at the above site. Sunday, 11:00AM - 3:00PM; One Session; All Materials Offered. Beginners Welcome; Silly, Under 18 Requires Parental Clearance.

B107: Lunch Money. It's a lot like a real fight - only without all that slippery blood. An exciting, fast-paced, multiplayer card game from Atlas Games that combines dark, psychological images with the raw dynamics of a merciless street fight. This tournament will be played with the Sticks and Stones expansion set, which adds new weapons like Chunk, basic attacks like Spank and Evil Eye, defenses like Backlash and Hide, and specialty cards like Tantrum, Cooties, and Wedgy! Sunday, 11:00AM - 1:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, Under 18 Requires Parental Clearance.

C108: Warlord: Saga of the Storm Constructed Campaign Edition Doubles Tournament. In Warlord, players take their armies to battle in rank formations while trying to eliminate their opponent's Warlord. The game uses familiar stats like "attack bonus", "armor class" and "hit points", so those who've played D&D or d20 will practically already know how to play! Your Warlord can be from any set/edition. The remainder of your deck must be Campaign Edition legal cards ONLY. Two-on-two action! Sunday, 11:00AM - 3:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

B109: Gloom. See B043. Sunday, 12:00PM - 2:00PM; One Session.

C110: Legend of the Five Rings 40/40 Diamond Constructed Multiplayer Tournament. Where honor is stronger than steel! Come play this exciting storyline enriched CCG based on mythic Japan. Players take on the role of a clan Daimyo and fight to increase their clan's political and military might! Diamond Edition format. Wrath of the Emperor will be legal for this event. Sunday, 12:00PM - 4:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

C111: Raw Deal "Smackdown" Constructed Tournament. See C038. Sunday, 12:00PM - 4:00PM; One Session.

B112: San Marco. This board game from Ravensburger presents Venice in its heyday! A few aristocratic families rule the High Council with the Doge as their President. One more family will now be accepted onto the council. A mighty political battle begins. There are relentless attacks in the struggle for power in the separate quarters of the city; clever transferrals and momentous banishments are the order of the day. You will represent one of the families vying for election. You must use any and all means at your disposal to win the favor of the Doge. Gain the highest esteem and you will be the winner! Sunday, 12:00PM - 2:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.

C113: Shadowfist "Both Guns Blazing" Constructed Speed Tournament. Hong Kong action fighting movies...in CCG form! Mad scientists, transformed animals, evil sorcerers and heroic martial artists fight for their very existence to control all of the world's mystic Feng Shui sites. Equal opportunity butt-kicking at its finest! Win or lose fast! The player with the most wins in three hours wins the event. Standard deck construction rules in effect. Sunday, 12:00PM - 4:00PM; One Session; Bring Your Own Materials. Knowledge Necessary; Fun, All Ages.

C114: Spycraft CCG Constructed Tournament. See C041. Sunday, 12:00PM - 4:00PM; One Session. See Also: C076.


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