ConPlus Convention News Together We Made A Difference ConPlus 2018-11-05 /news/Together-We-Made-A-Difference <h4>The Final Fundraising Count Is In!</h4> <img src='https://conplus.live/art/Final-Count.jpg' alt="$2849"/> Final Breakdown Website Widget: $2649.50 Merchandise: $134.82 Facebook Donations: $65.12 TOTAL: $2849 <p>What happens next?</p> Swag Bag!<br> As promised we will be sending a free goodie bag of pdf goodness prepared by Lord Morbius to all mailing list subscribers in a couple of days - so stay subscribed and check your email soon. Prize Despatch<br> The prize system worked well on the day - apart from two typing mistakes made by our presenters! We still have six people who have not yet claimed their prizes, please go to <a href='https://conplus.live/prize' target='_blank'>https://conplus.live/prize</a> to check if you won. Improving For Next Year<br> We are doing our breakdown of how to improve for next year, we've already got many ideas ourselves but if you have suggestions please email us at conplusteamgmail&#46;com. Planning Con+2!<br> We'll be drawing up our plans for next year, we will give you all the details soon but you can be sure we are aiming to create a bigger, better, more magical experience for everyone who comes! Onwards &amp; Upwards! Con+1 Broadcast Schedule ConPlus 2018-10-30 /news/Con+1-Broadcast-Schedule <h3>Game & Giveaway Timings</h3> <p>Con+1 is here! It's just a few days until our charity RPG gaming convention opens up for 24 hours of gaming beginning at midnight UTC on November 3rd.</p> <p>So we put together this rough guide of everything going on and when.</p> <p>Remember all times are UTC, you need to adjust for your local timezone. This means the convention starts in the evening of 2nd of November for those in the Americas.</p> <p>Times of the prize give aways on the Con +1 telethon may vary as it is a live non-stop 24 hour show, viewable on <a href='https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtbOR51Zalih402BV33BT1w/featured' target='_blank'>YouTube</a>, <a href='https://www.facebook.com/ConPlusConvention/?ref=bookmarks' target='_blank'>Facebook</a> and the <a href='https://conplus.live' target='_blank'>Con+1 website</a>.</p> <h4>00:00</h4> <h5>Games &amp; Panels</h5> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/54' target='_blank'>Ash Ley - Cryogenic status interrupted</a><br/> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/52' target='_blank'>Francois Letarte - Défis Fantastiques : La maladie (En français)</a><br/> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/42' target='_blank'>Matt McAdam - Crait Preparations</a><br/> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/48' target='_blank'>Joe James - Doomtown Reloaded: Abomination Series League</a><br/> <h5>Con+1 Telethon Prize Giveaways</h5> Wyrmwood - Purple Heart Dice Vault<br/> <h4>01:00</h4> <h5>Con+1 Telethon Prize Giveaways</h5> Chaosium Inc - Hardback The Grand Grimoire of Cthulhu Mythos<br/> Chaosium Inc - Hardback Doors to Darkness <br/> 5 x Chaosium Inc - $20 Voucher<br/> 5 x Absolute Tabletop - PDF Be a Better Weapon Master 2<br/> 5 x Absolute Tabletop - PDF Stone Rift<br/> <h4>04:00</h4> <h5>Games &amp; Panels</h5> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/44' target='_blank'>Jarin Dnd - Power Up Gamer's Happy Hour Accessibility Panel</a><br/> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/46' target='_blank'>Francois Letarte - RPGS 8 : Anoren with Cortex</a><br/> <h4>08:00</h4> <h5>Games &amp; Panels</h5> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/34' target='_blank'>John Alan Large - Blood and Six-shooters</a><br/> <h5>Con+1 Telethon Prize Giveaways</h5> Mongoose Publishing - Hardback Traveller Core Rulebook + The Pirates of Drinax<br/> Mongoose Publishing - Hardback Traveller Core Rulebook + The Great Rift Module<br/> Mongoose Publishing - Hardback Traveller Core Rulebook + Vehicle Handbook<br/> Mongoose Publishing - Traveller Starter Set<br/> 10 x Jesper Schmidt - ebook Map Making<br/> 10 x Jesper Schmidt - ebook Desolation<br/> <h4>09:00</h4> <h5>Con+1 Telethon Prize Giveaways</h5> Pinnacle Entertainment Group - Savage Worlds Deluxe Explorer's Edition and Super Powers Companion<br/> OSRIC - Softback Core Rulebook<br/> <h4>10:00</h4> <h5>Games &amp; Panels</h5> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/53' target='_blank'>Davae Breon Jaxon - Cinematic Environs - using the 3rd pillar of exploration</a><br/> <h5>Con+1 Telethon Prize Giveaways</h5> Ian Livingstone - Paperback Deathtrap Dungeon (Wizard Books)<br/> Ian Livingstone - Paperback Island of the Lizard King (Scholastic)<br/> 5 x Tin Man Games - Steam Key Warlock of Firetop Mountain + DLC Goblin Scourge<br/> Destiny Quest - Paperback Original First Edition Destiny Quest I The Legion of Shadow<br/> Destiny Quest - Paperback Destiny Quest I The Legion of Shadow <br/> Destiny Quest - Paperback Destiny Quest II The Heart of Fire<br/> Destiny Quest - Paperback Destiny Quest III The Eye of Winter's Fury<br/> Destiny Quest - Paperback Destiny Quest IV Raiders of the Dune Sea due Late November<br/> Green Ronin Publishing - PDF Dragon Age Core Rulebook<br/> Green Ronin Publishing - PDF Song of Ice and Fire GoT Core Rule <br/> Green Ronin Publishing - PDF Mutants & Masterminds Deluxe Handbook<br/> 2 x Inked Adventures - Map & Dice Playing Cards<br/> 2 x Inked Adventures - Dungeon Cut-out Pack<br/> Raging Swan Press - PDF GM's Miscellany 20 Things Whole Series<br/> Raging Swan Press - PDF GM's Miscellany 20 Things: Volume 1 <br/> Raging Swan Press - PDF GM's Miscellany 20 Things: Volume 1 <br/> 2 x Brutal Games - PDF Corporation Core Rulebook, Machines of War, Grab the Cache<br/> 3 x Brutal Games - PDF Corporation Core Rulebook<br/> <h4>11:00</h4> <h5>Con+1 Telethon Prize Giveaways</h5> 3 x Onyx Path Publishing - PDF Mummy: The Curse Starter Kit<br/> 3 x Onyx Path Publishing - PDF Demon:The Descent Starter Kit<br/> 3 x Onyx Path Publishing - PDF W20 Werewolf: The Apocalypse Starter Kit<br/> 3 x Onyx Path Publishing - PDF V20 Vampire: The Masquerade - Dark Ages<br/> 3 x Onyx Path Publishing - PDF V20 Vampire: The Masquerade Starter Kit<br/> <h4>12:00</h4> <h5>Games &amp; Panels</h5> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/47' target='_blank'>Jarin Dnd - Fairy Tale Adventure:The Next Gen</a><br/> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/43' target='_blank'>Mark Webster - The Smoke</a><br/> <h5>Con+1 Telethon Prize Giveaways</h5> Critical Hit Publishing - PDF Cinematic Environs Arctic Lands<br/> Critical Hit Publishing - PDF Cinematic Environs Desert Wastes<br/> Critical Hit Publishing - PDF Cinematic Environs Plains and Grasslands<br/> Critical Hit Publishing - PDF Cinematic Environs Mountains<br/> Critical Hit Publishing - PDF Cinematic Environs Aquatic Depths<br/> Critical Hit Publishing - PDF Cinematic Environs Aerial Reaches<br/> Critical Hit Publishing - PDF Cinematic Environs Blasted Wastes<br/> Critical Hit Publishing - PDF Cinematic Environs Survival <br/> <h4>13:00</h4> <h5>Con+1 Telethon Prize Giveaways</h5> The Ultimate Games Master - 6 month Full Total Immersion Subscription<br/> 3 x The Ultimate Games Master - 3 month Full Total Immersion Subscription<br/> 6 x Cubicle 7 - Doctor Who Card Game<br/> <h4>14:00</h4> <h5>Con+1 Telethon Prize Giveaways</h5> Agate RPG - Paperback Shadows of Esteren Book 0: Prologue, and Hardback Shadows of Esteren Book 1: Universe, and Paperback Recipe<br/> Agate RPG - Paperback Shadows of Esteren Book 0: Prologue, and Paperback recipe <br/> 2 x Agate RPG - Hard copy art piece 1 + Paperback Recipe <br/> 2 x Agate RPG - Hard copy art piece 2 + Paperback Recipe <br/> Agate RPG - Paperback recipe<br/> <h4>15:00</h4> <h5>Con+1 Telethon Prize Giveaways</h5> Creature Curation - Hard copy Signed Revilo Creature Collection<br/> Mystical Throne Entertainment - PDF Mythos Bundle Entropic Gaming System, Mythos, Mythos: Companion, Mythos: Hero's Handbook<br/> 5 x Benjamin Descovich - ebook bundle Dead Letter and Fantasy Choir<br/> Fat Goblin Games - vs Bundle<br/> Fat Goblin Games - PDF Shadows over Vathak (for Pathfinder)<br/> <h4>16:00</h4> <h5>Games &amp; Panels</h5> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/41' target='_blank'>Matt McAdam - Monorail Fiasco</a><br/> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/31' target='_blank'>Steffie De Vaan - They Came From Beneath The Sea! - Threats from the Deep!</a><br/> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/32' target='_blank'>Rob Gustafson - Campaign Construction Basics</a><br/> <h4>17:00</h4> <h5>Con+1 Telethon Prize Giveaways</h5> Paizo - Hardback Pathfinder 1st Ed<br/> <h4>19:00</h4> <h5>Con+1 Telethon Prize Giveaways</h5> 10 x Sly Flourish - PDF Return of the Lazy DM, Fantastic Adventures and Fantastic Locations<br/> Angry Hamster Publishing - Hard copy Familiars of Terra book<br/> Angry Hamster Publishing - Hard copy WITCH: Fated Souls book<br/> <h4>20:00</h4> <h5>Games &amp; Panels</h5> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/51' target='_blank'>Bryan Walesby - BI: "Iron Lung"</a><br/> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/49' target='_blank'>Lionel Dehetre - Eves of Mirkwood</a><br/> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/33' target='_blank'>Ronnie Bradley - Incident at Wellworth Prison</a><br/> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/39' target='_blank'>Matt McAdam - The Black Spot</a><br/> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/45' target='_blank'>Philip Bate - The Horror of Fang Rock</a><br/> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/51' target='_blank'>Drew Murray - The Crystal Monolith of Uril</a><br/> <h5>Con+1 Telethon Prize Giveaways</h5> 5 x Elite Dangerous - PDF Elite Dangerous Core Rulebook<br/> <h4>21:00</h4> <h5>Con+1 Telethon Prize Giveaways</h5> 3 x Roleplaying Tips - Lifetime Campaign Logger License<br/> 3 x Roleplaying Tips - Lifetime Adventure Building Course License<br/> 5 x KakapopoTCG - Table Breaker Polyhedral Dice Set<br/> <h4>22:00</h4> <h5>Con+1 Telethon Prize Giveaways</h5> Paizo - Huge Starfinder Bundle<br/> Heroic Maps - PDF Basic Cave Geomorphs<br/> Heroic Maps - PDF High Edgmoor House & Garden<br/> Heroic Maps - PDF Old Pilgrim Road (Surface and Below)<br/> Heroic Maps - PDF Halflingshire<br/> Heroic Maps - PDF HeroicQuest Map Pack 1<br/> Heroic Maps - PDF Bundle Orbital Station Scova: 4<br/> Heroic Maps - PDF Modular Kit: Dry Ravine Bundle<br/> Heroic Maps - PDF Modular Kit: Desert City Streets & Rooftops<br/> Evil Hat Productions - $25 Evil Hat Prize Pack<br/> <h4>23:00</h4> <h5>Con+1 Telethon Prize Giveaways</h5> 5 x Power Up Games: Roleplayers for Accessibility - PDF L'Gat's Tome of Amazing Creatures<br/> T-Shirts Now Upto 5XL In Size ConPlus 2018-10-08 /news/T-Shirts-Now-Upto-5XL-In-Size <h4>Convention Date:<br>Americas - Starting Evening November 2nd<br>Europe - Around Midnight November 3rd</h4> <a href='https://conplus.live/content/merchandise' target='_blank'> <img src='https://conplus.live/art/25 Days To Go.png' alt='25 Days To Go' style='width:50%;float:left;margin:0 10px 10px 0'> </a> <p>Now is the time to order your Con+1 T-Shirts if you want them in time for the convention!</p> <p>We've got a new supplier for the shirts who can offer much larger sizes, up to 5XL in unisex fitments and 2XL size for ladies fitted styles.</p> <p>Not only that but the print quality from the new supplier is much higher too, and the coasters are now offered in a pack of 4 - FOR THE SAME PRICE!</p> <h4>Allow Time To Ship</h4> <p>It takes a week or so for orders to be despatched, so make sure yours has time to reach you by ordering now or in the next few days to make sure it arrives in time for the convention!</p> <h3 style='clear:both;text-align:center'>All proceeds goto Child's Play who put games in to hospitals for terminally ill children.</h3> <a href='https://conplus.live/content/merchandise' target='_blank'> <h2 style='text-align:center' class='btn btn-primary'> Get Your Merchandise </h2> </a> 1 Month To Go ConPlus 2018-10-03 /news/1-Month-To-Go <h4>Americas: Starting Evening November 2nd<br>Europe: Around Midnight November 3rd</h4> <p>Games are starting to appear on the site so hop on over and <a href="http://rpgtv.local/content/Play-Games">check out the games</a> that have been registered by other attendees.</p> <p>At the time of writing there are lots of player slots available on a variety of games, but based on previous conventions any one looking to GM shouldn't hold back - there will be room for more.</p> <p>Here's one of the exciting games that you can take part in.</p> <h3>GM: Matthew Dawkins</h3> <p>The Gentleman Gamer on YouTube, author of RPG's and editor to such popular games as Vampire and Pugmire</p> <img src='https://conplus.live/eventImages/img_5b8c31879850a.jpg' alt='They Came From Beneath The Sea' style="width:100%"> <h2>They Came From Beneath The Sea</h2> <p>Welcome to Denton, home of fishing, surfing, and dollar chocolate and banana milkshakes! This beautiful town in the Bay area will cater to your every need for warmth, comfort, and old-fashioned American good will. Walk down one of our little streets and expect to see smiling faces as everyday Joes and Janes go about their business. Maybe they’re walking to Sandy’s Diner for one of her award-winning hamburgers, or perhaps they’re taking a drive to the local outdoor theatre to catch a new monster movie! If there’s one thing you can be sure of in Denton, it’s everyone’s got a reason to be happy. Employment is high, with the Montro Laboratory employing over a thousand residents in various roles, high schools are well-attended and yielding good results, and we’ve not had a communist here for three years! Come visit Denton and you’ll never want to leave!</p> <p>That is, until the creatures from the sea start their invasion.</p> <p>Revel in the mania that is They Came From Beneath The Sea! as idyllic Denton falls prey to crab people, mad scientists, and other bizarre and nefarious aquatic bastards waiting to take small-town American down a peg or two!</p> <a href='https://conplus.live/game/31' target='_blank'> <h2 style='text-align:center' class='btn btn-primary'> Play In This Game </h2> </a> We Need You ConPlus 2018-09-17 /news/We-Need-You <h4>November 3rd Is Rapidly Approaching!</h4> <h5>We need more GM's - We need YOU</h5> <p>Have you got your game in yet? It's nearly time for Con+1 - the convention that raises money to buy games for children in hospital the world over.</p> <p>With game sign up open for both players and GM's, the first few games are already in - but we need more to make this convention a success and we cannot do it without your help.</p> <p>So we put together this Q&amp;A to help answer some of the questions we've been getting.</p> My game system isn't listed. Does that mean I cannot run it? <p>Run it! Just select "Other" from the list, we've tried to put in as many game systems as we could think of but there's plenty more we didn't. We've been reading the game descriptions and adding in systems we missed as games are submitted.</p> Do I need to pregen characters? <p>Lots of players try out new game systems at conventions, so it is usually considered normal for GM's to create pre-generated characters. If you are running a widely popular game system you could try speaking to your players first and see what they want.</p> Is there an existing schedule I can look at? <p>Yes, you could look at this <a href='https://conplus.live/game/list' target='_blank'>Game List</a>, but also when you book your game the time widget tells you how many open game slots and booked game slots there are at each game slot so that can help you decide when to run games too.</p> Can I run a game at the same time as another game? <p>Absolute, in the past we've had over 50 RPG games running over the 24 hours</p> Do I need graphics or art for the event listing? <p>Not, kind of... The system will help you build your event thumbnail and make it look like the others - you'll need to provide a background image at a suiteable size (we recommend 1920x1080). Can you log in to my YouTube account? <p>No. The event submission requires YouTube management access but that's for a robot not a human. It is there to help you set the event up properly and reduce the technical support needed to run previous conventions.</p> <p>Depending upon the type of YouTube event you create it will do quite a lot for you, setting the correct schedule time, thumbnail, description, name and tags. If you are broadcasting with X-Split or Open Broadcaster then it will even create the live event for you.</p> <p>This is a robot sent to help you, and remove the need for GM's to have much technical skill to run events.</p> What if my game doesn't run to time? <p>Running short of the standard four hour game slot is fine, but running longer can cause all of your players problems for their next game and have huge knock-on effects.</p> <p>It is considered bad form to overrun on a convention game, but finishing early is okay - some stories take as long as they need to be told!</p> <p>If you know before hand your game will be longer, or shorter, than a standard game slot - then you can specify custom timings.</p> What if I have more questions? <p>Email us, we're here to help and make this convention great! Our email address is on the bottom of every page of the website</p> <h3>Are you ready to run a game?</h3> <p>If Yes: Head on over to <a target='_blank' href='https://conplus/live'>https://conplus/live</a> and register your game.</p> <p>If No: Please tell us why? Your feedback is really useful to us in making this event better.</p>