Today we are pleased to announce the new Wyrd Con 2015 Academic Program. A tradition of Wyrd Con each year has been to produce a program that supports the academic community. Articles developed that research aspects of Live Action, Story, Emotion, Creation and the essence of Wyrd Con are discussed in each annual program. You can access the Wyrd Con Program here: Dropbox Link to 2015 Program You may access
We are in the process of upgrading our website but here are the key details: Wyrd Con 2016 will be on September 29th – October 2nd 2016. It will be at the Hilton Costa Mesa You can submit events here: http://goo.gl/forms/6HNxFUZqfD You can register for a badge and hotel room here: https://www.regonline.com/wyrdcon2016 More to come!
We run out of tickets every year, don’t wait to get one on-site! Buy it online now for only $20! Go to Eventbrite and select the ‘Merchandise Only’ option and add one to your badge account. Here’s a preview of the menus: **Opening Party** Potato Martini Bar Mini Pastries Milk & Cookies Vegetables Cash Bar **Friday Buffet** Chicken/Beef Fajitas Rice & Beans Guacamole, Sour Cream etc.. Tortillas Cash Bar **Saturday
Every year there is one discount for Wyrd Con hidden in the world. We either put it there, have a Kickstarter, or someone out there manages to find a company selling it. This year we are going to do something different. There is no other company. There is no Kickstarter. Instead it’s simple. On August 13th – 16th the cost of a Wyrd Con ticket will go down to less
Below is Wyrd Con’s Designer Formulas. Wyrd Con’s Designer formulas A Designer is granted a free Designer badge for submitting at least three hours of event activity, regardless of attendee participation. A Designer is granted a free Minion badge if they run over 13 hours of event activities, regardless of attendee participation. A Designer earns an additional Minion badge for every 60 Attendee Hours (number of attendees in event multiplied
The Wyrd Con Interactive Storytelling Convention invites papers for December 2015 publication. The Wyrd Con Companion Book features two sections of articles: journalistic and academic. Articles on any form of interactive storytelling are welcome, including, but not limited to, the following: larp, transmedia, tabletop, alternate reality/pervasive games, virtual role-playing, subcultural analysis, etc. The Wyrd Con Companion Book represents a new trend in scholarship that works to interweave the practical with
Wyrd Con 6 will be using a new scheduling and event system known as Sched (wyrdcon62015.sched.org/) To that end we are going to be practicing and working with the product specifically in order to figure out the best way to set it up for the conference. This creates an opportunity for designers to help bypass some of the standard review process Wyrd Con has for events. If you are a designer
As we begin to move to Wyrd Con Six we are developing a new web site. Many links will not work, such as the menu at the top. In the meantime you can follow us and out activities on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wyrdcon or twitter.com/wyrdcon. See you see!