Wyrd GenCon Events

GenCon 2016 is an exciting year for Wyrd at GenCon with over 150 events including demos, tournaments, and RPG adventures. Below is a list of our events and information to help make sure you are perpared for your Wyrdest GenCon yet! Check it out, and make sure you register for the events with GenCon.

Malifaux Events

This year we have a number of competitive and casual Malifaux events, and our tables are available for open play as long as they are not being used for one of the events listed below.

+ Tournaments

  • Malifaux Qualifier - Thursday from 4:00p until 12:00a. A Malifaux tournament for up to 16 players using the Gaining Grounds 2016 tournament rules. The top 2 players will qualify for the Tyrant of Malifaux tournament.
  • Malifaux Qualifier - Friday from 10:00a until 6:00p. A Malifaux tournament for up to 32 players using the Gaining Grounds 2016 tournament rules. The top 4 players will qualify for the Tyrant of Malifaux tournament.
  • Malifaux Henchman Hardcore Qualifier - Friday from 8:00p until 11:00p. A Malifaux tournament for up to 16 players using the Henchman Hardcore rules. The winner will qualify for the Tyrant of Malifaux tournament.
  • Malifaux Henchman Hardcore Qualifier - Saturday from 10:00a until 1:00p. A Malifaux tournament for up to 16 players using the Henchman Hardcore rules. The winner will qualify for the Tyrant of Malifaux tournament.
  • Tyrant of Malifaux Masters Tournament - Saturday from 4:00p until 10:00p. Only players who qualified may enter. This single elimination tournament uses the Gaining Grounds 2016 tournament rules to determine the Tyrant of Malifaux!
  • Malifaux Enforcer Brawl - Thursday from 6:00p until 10:00p. A fun 3-round tournament for up to 16 players using the Enforcer Brawl rules: fast-paced, single model, multiplayer combat!
  • Malifaux Enforcer Brawl - Sunday from 10:00a until 2:00p. A fun 3-round tournament for up to 32 players using the Enforcer Brawl rules: fast-paced, single model, multiplayer combat!

+ Other Events

  • Demos - Malifaux demos run every hour during the following times:
    • Thursday - 9:00a until 11:00p
    • Friday - 9:00a until 11:00p
    • Saturday - 9:00a until 11:00p
    • Sunday - 9:00a until 1:00p
  • Malifaux Story Encounters - Malifaux story encounters use special rules, allowing the game to be played in new and unique ways. Each story encounter can have up to 16 players.
    • Saturday from 4:00p until 6:00p. The Tortoise and the Hare race.
    • Saturday from 6:00p until 8:00p. Something.

Through the Breach Events

This year has a huge growth in our Through the Breach events, giving a number of options for learning to play or running through an adventure! Previous experience is not required.

+ Games

Every game of Through the Breach is for between 2 and 5 players and lasts for two and a half hours. Each adventure is created and playtested, and will be run by one of our many volunteer Fatemasters.

  • Bad Blood - Something strange is going on at the Dogsend Children's Workhouse: children are disappearing. Discover the secrets of the orphanage, but be sure to watch you back, lest you be taken, too.
    • Thursday 2:00p until 4:30p
    • Friday 1:00p until 3:30p
    • Saturday 1:00p until 3:30p
    • Sunday 1:00p until 3:30p
  • Bad Moon Rising - The Nephilim have begun their ritual & it's up to you to stop them. But to do so, they must venture into the Quarantine Zone. Can you stop the Nephilim before their plan is brought to fruition?
    • Thursday 11:00a until 1:30p
    • Friday 10:00a until 12:30p
    • Sunday 10:00a until 12:30p
  • In The Gutter - It's time to venture into the Quarantine Zone to scrape together enough Scrip to pull out of poverty. Unfortunately for you, there's more than criminals & undead lurking beyond the barricade walls.
    • Saturday 7:00p until 9:30p
  • Legacy of Darkness - Long ago, Kotaro Shu cut a swathe of destruction across China. For many years she was silent in her tomb until she was dug up & carted off to Malifaux. Alas, some things are best left forgotten.
    • Friday 4:00p until 6:30p
    • Saturday 10:00a until 12:30p
    • Saturday 4:00p until 6:30p
  • No Strings Attached - Within a shack in the Bayou, a war rages over which animated puppet will control the toy chest. The two sides are stagnated, but the balance of power will shift with the arrival of new puppets.
    • Friday 7:00p until 9:30p
  • The Ferryman - Something is hunting on the dark waters of Malifaux's river. When a grieving father places a bounty on the creature's head, a wave of new boats strikes out... but are they the hunters or the hunted?
    • Thursday 5:00p until 7:30p
  • The Hand That Feeds - Chubbs LaCroix is a Gremlin with a problem: a white alligator swallowed his hand and with it, his favorite pistol. Fortunately, he knows just the right Gremlins to help him get both back: You!
    • Thursday 11:00a until 1:30p
    • Thursday 2:00p until 4:30p
    • Thursday 5:00p until 7:30p
    • Friday 10:00a until 12:30p
    • Friday 1:00p until 3:30p
    • Friday 4:00p until 6:30p
    • Saturday 10:00a until 12:30p
    • Saturday 1:00p until 3:30p
    • Saturday 4:00p until 6:30p
    • Sunday 10:00a until 12:30p
    • Sunday 1:00p until 3:30p

+ Demos

Through the Breach demos run on every even hour during the times listed below, and last for an hour and a half. Demos involve character creation, an explanation of the rules, and a one-scene adventure.

  • Thursday 10:00a until 10:00p
  • Friday 10:00a until 10:00p
  • Saturday 10:00a until 10:00p
  • Sunday 10:00a until 12:00p

Other Games

Last, but not least, we will be running demos of our exciting, cooperative board game Darkness Comes Rattling. Demos are run every hour during the times listed below.

  • Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 9:00a until 11:00p
  • Sunday 9:00a until 1:00p