Gearing up for Gaming Con 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah

salt-lake-gaming-con25,000 to 30,000 gamers are expected to descend on the South Towne Expo Center the first weekend of June 2016 for Salt Lake Gaming Con and YOU should be there.Β  Whether you are into board games, RPGs, console games, or PC games, this is the place in Utah.Β  Add in LARP and CosPlay, many panels on all of the above, and you have three days of exhaustion with your closest strangers.

printcopylogos-lowD3 Adventures, the current company Lord Rcane (aka Curtis Baum) is working through, will have a presence, as well as a lot of other events.Β  Announcements coming soon.

Salt Lake Gaming Con 2015

Jaleh

Jaleh, https://www.facebook.com/jalehart?fref=ts She has some MLP girls that are just awesome according to my experts. Very colorful and well done. If you like Game of Thrones you’ll recognize a few too.

 

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cosplay2015

There were lots of cosplay but I didn’t go crazy with photos this time.

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Something you do NOT see at Salt Lake Comic Con – our very large LARP community out beating each other with weapons. πŸ™‚

Curtis Baum, DM and GM

Contributing Author

Gallery of Magical Blades – fan created net book for AD&D – (circa 1996)

Rise of the Drow (expanded and revised edition) – Adventure-A-Week – (2014)

Author

β€œTSR’s ‘Alternity’ Reviewed” – Masters of Roleplaying Magazine – Issue #8 – (1999)

Thief in the Night – Adventure-A-Week – (2012)

The Right to Arm Bugbears – Adventure-A-Week – (2013)

Battle for Bridgefort – Adventure-A-Week – (2013)

Cult of Life Book One: Trial of Faith – Rcane Publications – (2013)

Cult of Life Book Two: Trial of Blood – Rcane Publications – (2013)

Tangent!: Ragnarok – D3 Adventures – (2013)

The Witch’s Challenge – Rcane Publications – (2014)

Genius Adventures: There’s Yer Problem – Rogue Genius Games – (2014)

Tangent!: The Puppetmaster – D3 Adventures – (2015)

Extras! Free RPG Day 2015 Unique Shopkeeper – D3 Adventures – (2015)

Extras! Unlikely Heroes – D3 Adventures – (2015)

Editor

Cult of Life Book One: Trial of Faith – Rcane Publications – (2013)

Cult of Life Book Two: Trial of Blood – Rcane Publications – (2013)

The Witch’s Challenge – Rcane Publications – (2014)

Tangent!: The Puppetmaster – D3 Adventures – (2015)

Tangent!: Fiends at Ft. Worth – D3 Adventures – (2015)

Tangent!: The Depths of Zealotry – D3 Adventures – (2015)

Tangent! Shadow over Drake City – D3 Adventures – (2015)

Line Editor

Tangent! The Puppetmaster – D3 Adventures – (2015)

Tangent! Fiends at Ft. Worth – D3 Adventures – (2015)

Extras! Free RPG Day 2015 Unique Shopkeeper – D3 Adventures – (2015)

Escape from the Lazurite Mines – D3 Adventures – (2015)

Extras! Unlikely Heroes – D3 Adventures – (2015)

Pathfinder Adventure: Thief in the Night

Pathfinder Module by Curtis Baum Thief in the NightΒ  The idea for this adventure has been rattling around in his head since he was a teenager.Β  It’s much more refined than the original.Β  Be sure you take a look.

Thief in the Night by Curtis Baum
A Pathfinder/3.5 Compatible Adventure for 4-6 PCs Levels 4=6

The city of Bridgefort needs your help!Β  A series of robberies have begun to cause panic and distrust within the city.Β  Witnesses are reporting seeing vampires lurking in the shadows.Β  The Guards are unable to solve the mystery.Β  Even worse, the citizens are blaming these events on the party.Β  Can Bridgefort be saved?

  • Explore the beautiful city of Bridgefort as you unravel clues to the true nature of the thief.
  • Work through the mystery where the choices the party makes has impact on future events.
  • Fight enemies who use advantages such as smaller size, secret tunnels, and hanging from the ceiling.
  • Complete with details of the city of Bridgefort, a fortified trading city rich in history that can be used in your campaign.
  • Perfect for experienced or beginning Game Masters!

Game On – Aethercon 2013

Are you ready to get your game on?

Come join us at Aethercon! The following games are being run at Aethercon and were written by Curtis Baum.

The following modules are GMed by Curtis Baum:

 

Friday – 3 PM East – Cult of Life Book One: Trial of Faith

A new religion has surfaced in the village of Shursune. Is this religion as benign as it appears or do they serve a darker purpose?

This will be published by Rcane Publications and be available shortly after Athercon. Be among the first to play this new module.

 

Friday – 9 PM East – Thief in the Night – Bridgefort Saga 1Pathfinder Module by Curtis Baum Thief in the Night

A recent string of thefts has the city of Bridgefort baffled. They think the party may be involved. Can the party find the real culprit and put and end to this crime spree?

This module is published by Adventure A Week.

 

Saturday – 11 AM East – Cult of Life Book Two: Trial of Blood

The party is hot on the heals of a dangerous enemy known as Lord Ravenbrook. They chase him to Ravenbrook City and must work through the area and find a way to get into his mansion, learning the dark history of Baron along the way.

This module will be published by Rcane Publications, shortly after Aethercon. Be among the first to play this new adventure.

 

Saturday – 5 PM East – The Right to Arm Bugbears – Bridgefort Saga 2

The rumors of a massive army being formed are reaching citizens of Bridgefort. They have a map to several locations where ancient relics may have been lost. Can the party stop these humanoids from acquiring even more power for their army? Can the army even be stopped?

This module is published by Adventure A Week.

 

Saturday – 11 PM East – The Puppetmaster

Villagers claim they have seen a strange doll out chopping wood in the forest. Merchants are talking about being robbed by puppets. What is the source for these odd events? Is a maniacal craftsman in the forest trying to destroy the village?

This module will be published by D3 Adventures.

 

Sunday – 5 PM East – Battle for Bridgefort – Bridgefort Saga 3

The humanoid army marches on the city of Bridgefort. The party is among the few defenders that can hold them from destroying the city. Is the party up to the task? Can they finally defeat the mastermind behind the growing army?

This module is published by Adventure A Week.

 

Additionally, Christi Baum will be GMing:

Saturday – 11 AM East – The Witch’s ChallengeWitch cover-page001

A strange plague has suddenly swept through a small village. The citizens are helpless and many have already died. A visiting witch thinks she can solve the problem, but it requires an amulet buried ages ago. Can the witch be trusted? Will the party be able to cure the plague before the village is destroyed?

 

 

And Thomas Stephens will be GMing:

Saturday – 11 PM East – System Crash: Ragnarok

A recent bank robbery has been botched. A new AI is on the loose turning systems against civilians and security forces. What caused it? Can it be stopped?

This module is published by D3 Adventures. It is exclusively free at Aethercon!

 

Aethercon details:

 

“AetherCon is a free online RPG convention emphasizing a sense of community. RPGs such as Pathfinder, Shadowrun and Call of Cthulhu will be run with many more games available. Free browser based RPG programs, Roll 20 and Infrno, will be used to run the games. Along with the games AetherCon will have panels and Q&A sessions with industry professionals such as Jim Pinto (Post World Games), G. Earnest Gygax (Gygax Magazine), Mike Mason (Chaosium), Ken Hite (Pelgrane Press), Wes Schnieder (Paizo) and many more. AetherCon will also have a lot of great vendors, such as Paizo and CGL just to name a few, available to sell you some great merchandise and an artist hall in which you can buy original art work and learn art techniques from the artists as well. Plus every Friday, leading up to AetherCon, download exclusive, free wallpapers from these artists as well. You also could win a chance at having one of your favorite PCs immortalized by one the artists on a future exclusive AetherCon wallpaper just by playing! The more you play, the better your chances of winning! AetherCon kicks off on November 15 and runs through November 17 of 2013.”

 

Check out www.aethercon.com for details.

AetherCON – The Virtual Tabletop Convention

Many of us who play MMORPGs either have our base in tabletop RPGs and/or would love to play more tabletop games as well.Β  Traditionally, we have friends that stretch literally across the globe and a traditional tabletop game would be impossible.Β  Conventions are even more fun yet more difficult to coordinate with these friends.Β  If only there was a convention where friends across the world could log in and play in their pajamas… now there is.Β  AetherCON is the first fully virtual tabletop gaming convention, and it has lots of room to play. [Read more…]