What’s Playing

Below, you can see what’s playing at RavenCon 2023. Check back often as games will continue to get added over the weeks leading up to the big weekend. Interested in being a Game Master? Submit your application here.

Adventures in Oz: The Clockmaker (Saturday 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.)
5E -Adventures in Oz. Bring your own 1st – 2nd level character or use a pregenerated one provided
GM: Mark Geary
The Reign of Ozma Recently a new threat has arisen across the lands – many being affected by the clockwork army – supposedly under the command of the man known as ‘The Clockmaker’. Ozma has sent the call out to any who can answer – will you help Oz in its time of need?

Adventures in Oz: The Summoning (Friday 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.)
5E -Adventures in Oz. Bring your own 1st level character or use a pregenerated one provided
GM: Mark Geary
You have been asked to attend the regent of the Emerald City – word has come that darker forces are gathering in Winkiland – and that the drought that has already been plaguing Oz is getting worse. Could the two be connected?

Battletech: David vs. Goliath (Saturday 9:00 a.m. to noon)
This game is a special, introductory level game intended for new players. A maximum of five players are allowed for this event. This game allows sign ups before Ravencon! Email gaming@ravencon.com to sign up.
GM: Keith Clark
In Battletech lore, there is the boast that a 100 ton Atlas could take out a company of 20 ton Locusts. Well, how many Locusts does it take to destroy an Atlas? Let’s find out.

Battletech: The Grinder (Friday 8:00 p.m. to ?)

Like big stompy robots blowing each other to bits? Then this game might be for you. This introductory game is designed for new players to learn Battletech. Walk ups welcome and encouraged, even if you’re just a few minutes late from dinner.

Brindlewood Bay: Murder She Wrote (Saturday 9:00 A.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
GM: Jonah Knight
The Golden Girls meets Call of Cthulhu (murder mystery with some supernatural). Players create grandmother-type characters who can’t leave well enough alone when they discover a murder. The scenario is “A Night at the (Whaling) Museum.

Gaslights and Grimoires: A Passage to Whitby (Saturday 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.)
Gaslight and Grimoires is a FATE campaign set in an alternate Earth during the height of steampunk fantasy. Character generation will be held prior to event and/or pregenerated characters will be available.
GM: Mark Geary
Gentle Reader – Recently events have occurred that have sent shocking chills throughout society regarding the disappearances of a well-known costeamonger and associated dock workers from Whitby. It is with great need that a request has been made to meet with great alacrity to attend Lady E at noon on 14th of month in Crow and Thistle, Whitby.

Gaslights and Grimoires: The Hounds of the D’urbervilles (Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
Gaslight and Grimoires is a FATE campaign set in an alternate Earth during the height of steampunk fantasy. Character generation will be held prior to event and/or pregenerated characters will be available.
GM: Mark Geary
Upon the 10th anniversary of the trial and conviction of supposed witch and murderess Tess Durbeyfield a rash of animal attacks plague the countryside of Dorset. Why has the French crown sent a naturalist to the area? Why is the Faerie Court of Summer encamped nearby? What is really behind the attacks?

Krampus (Friday 8:00 p.m. to midnight)
5e system
Something is wrong with the old man who brings toys to the children of the village. Numerous children have disappeared and someone must brave the bitter winter to rescue them!

Nuclear War Card Game (Friday 8:00 p.m. to midnight)

Ever want to play an easy card game where the objective is everyone loses? Then Nuclear War is the card game for you. Made over 50 years ago, this game has causes millions upon millions of deaths. The version being played at RavenCon will be a mix of all the box sets plus a large mixture from blister packs created in the early 2000s.

King Maker (Saturday 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

The long lost boardgame has returned. Come fight in the War of Roses for the right to crown King or Queen of England!

Trail of Heroes (Saturday 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

Trail of Heroes (basic) is a fantasy role-playing game in which a Game Master controls the world of Gallipae, and the players that adventure in it. It is designed to be a simple as possible but balances this with character customization and re-playability.

Valenrelm (Saturday 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
Valenrelm is a 4x game for 2-4 players set in a medieval fantasy world. Players explore by drawing a placing tiles, expand by deploying and moving armies, exploit the resources of villages and farms to fuel their conquest. Players win by gaining the most prestige through exterminating the enemy armies, becoming a wealthy kingdom, expanding to dominate the map, fighting the dragon, and more.