SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – For the fourth consecutive year, game enthusiasts from around the state will gather at Wittenberg as the university's Role-Playing Guild hosts WittCon IV: Luck of the Dice. The event is scheduled to start at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17, in Wittenberg's Joseph C. Shouvlin Center for Lifelong Learning, located at 737 N. Fountain Ave.
Now in its fourth year, WittCon, an alcohol-free event that is open to the public, brings together game enthusiasts of all experience levels in a friendly, inviting atmosphere. Larry Wick, creator of WEGS (Wickedly Errant Game System) is the featured guest at this year's event. He will make a presentation following a dinner scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
Registration begins at 12:30 p.m., and the cost is $5, which includes dinner and registration fees. The first games begin at 1 p.m. and will continue until approximately midnight. Many games will be available, including a Magic Tournament at this year's event. Other games include "After World" (World of Darkness), "Ninja Nutiness" (D&D Oriental Adventures), "Dies Irae, Dies Eire" (Call of Cthulu d20), "Lep-R-Can Chase" (Paranoia) and "Demo of Doom" (Amtgard).
Balloting for a costume contest will take place throughout the convention, with awards to be handed out at dinner. University rules and regulations prohibit weapons as part of the costumes on the premises.
More information on WittCon IV is available online or by contacting the Role-Playing Guild via e-mail.
Written By: Ross Mahaffey '07