The Crossroads of the Aether
Time: February 1, 2013 at 10am to February 3, 2013 at 6pm
Location: The Crowne Plaza Hotel
Street: 801 Greenwich Ave.
City/Town: Warwick, Rhode Island, United States of America
Website or Map: http://crownehotelwarwick.com/
Event Type: convention
Organized By: Madame Ximon
Latest Activity: Mar 9
Explore the transhumanist future today at TempleCon, New England’s revolutionary Retro-Futurist Convention! TempleCon 2013 is your weekend portal into the war for control of the human genome, featuring a plethora of games, performances, workshops, stories, music, vendors, and seminars that explore Retro-Futurist genres such as Steampunk, Dieselpunk, Cyberpunk, and more, with this year’s special focus being Biopunk, that uniquely contemporary vision of enhanced evolution currently re-shaping multiple branches of Retro-Futurism with all its gene-bending glory.
TempleCon 2013 also features the finest in modern gaming, bringing countless RPGs, CCGs, Miniatures Wargames, Board Games, LARPs, and more into an uncommonly high-class venue for the ultimate convention experience. Expect industry guests, live performances, panels, classes, vendors, demos, parties, and all sorts of other debauchery, and you'll know why people everywhere are saying that TempleCon is taking the classic geek culture stereotype and knocking it on its ear. Join us this February 1st-3rd at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, Rhode Island for the best TempleCon yet!
Guests at TempleCon 2013 include Privateer Press staff members Jason Martin (Convention Manager), Lyle Lowery (Marketing Manager), Will Schick (Business Director), and Ed Bourelle (Creative Director); Unhallowed Metropolis writer Nicole Vega; performance troupes The Copper Claw, The Wandering Legion of The Thomas Tew, The Dark Dishonour, and the Boston Sprockettes; mentalist Lucas Simmons and mentalist Rory Raven; Beyond Victoriana blogger Ay-leen the Peacemaker; author Anderson O’Donnell, author Paul Di Filippo, author Leanna Renee Hieber, and author and game master CJ Henderson; Steampunk Magazine's Margaret Killjoy, and Catastrophone Orchestra's Professor Calamity and Screaming Mathilda (also of Combustion Books); artist Kelley Hensing; DJ ZNUH and DJ Black/Mail; and the bands Ego Likeness and Psyche Corporation. Enjoy the Neo-Sapien Ball, the Retro-Futurist Fashion Show “Intersectional: Fashion, Flesh, and Biohacks,” our annual Neo-Victorian High Tea, and “Helix: an Evening of Biopunk Entertainment” featuring dancers and performance artists from throughout New England, plus multiple shadowcast performances by the RKO Army including the Rocky Horror Picture Show, REPO! The Genetic Opera, and a Joss Whedon Triple-Feature. And oh, yes, more vendors and panels than you can shake your tippling stick at!
Pre-register for TempleCon 2013 before December 31st and save! A variety of pre-registration packages are available, starting at $45 for the weekend.
Although guest rooms at our host hotel are sold out, there are still a few rooms left at our first overflow hotel, with a second overflow hotel room block scheduled. Please check our website for further information: www.templecon.org
We hope to see you there!