The fun continues into the con’s final day. Events run from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. Take a look at what’s in store!
This page last updated 09/20/16.
More Astronomy for Writers – This panel builds on the discussion about the universe from Friday. Find out how can a good understanding of astronomy can improve your stories.
Basic Swordplay – Swordsmanship is more than just knowing which end of the sword to hold. Come learn the basic foundation of the art with the Aegis instructors.
Beyond Windows & Mac: An Intro to Linux – Do you yearn for an operating system that ISN’T Windows or Mac? Linux is a flexible and easy to use OS that can do anything you want it to do. This is an intro to Linux for the rank beginner.
Block to Blitz! – This panel expands on Saturday’s discussion. Is your writing stuck and you can’t seem to get going again? Author Michael O. Varhola will help you find techniques for getting back into the flow.
Board Breaking – A fundamental feat of confidence and will, board breaking is one of the first, most dramatic tests of Eastern martial arts. This surprisingly easy task is one of the finest and most understandable examples of mind over matter. Join Aegis as we teach you what it takes from you to break a board or two, and take your broken board home with you as proof of your new prowess!
Closing Ceremonies – Wrap up and reflect on your time at ConClave 40: the Continuum!
Game: The Bear Essentials D&D 5E – GM Matthew Neymeiyer runs a 4 hour RPG based on the D&D 5E system. This game will be podcast by We Hate Bards.
Game: The Derelict – GM Mike Caldwell will guide you in this RPG using Call of Cthulhu, 7E. This game will be podcast by We Hate Bards.
Game: Gamma World: Sunday Nukeset – Roam the Savage Worlds with GM John Jamieson.
Game: Horde – Spend 4 hours with GM John Jamieson in the Traveller universe.
Game: Raiders of Pertalo – Join GM Matthew Neymeiyer in this RPG based on D&D 5E. This game will be podcast by We Hate Bards.
Game: The Ride Home – Call of Cthulhu, 6E is the setting for this RPG. GM is Mike Caldwell. This game will be podcast by We Hate Bards.
Game: A Vacation to Remember – GM Cris Frank leads you and your party on a horrorendous vacation. Game uses Call of Cthulhu, 6E. This game will be podcast by We Hate Bards.
Game: The Bard is Back! – Join GM Ryan Venklase as the bard gets revenge! Game uses the Genius the Transgression system. This game will be podcast by We Hate Bards.
GenCon Game Library – The moderators of this smorgasbord will be running Play to Win games (prize games provided by ConClave and our sponsors.) Come play a tried and true favorite, or play a game you’ve never heard of. We’ll have 600 titles to choose from!
How to Write and Not Starve – Find out how make a living and not starve to death while trying to pursue your passion of writing.
Magic: The Gathering Tournament – Warriors 3 will be here running Magic The Gathering tourneys (8 player pod drafts, $15.00 for the draft).
Make Your Own RPG – ConClave 40 teams up with Thunderhead Games to teach our younger attendees (and not so young) how to create their own role-playing games.
More Women in Science: Brainstorming Change – This discussion expands on Friday’s panel. Today’s focus will be why women don’t get into… or leave… science and what we can do to change it.
NaNo Breakfast – Meet up with other NaNo participants to have breakfast before the convention and chat about your November plans.
Paint & Take – Need a figure to represent your new character? Pick one out, paint it up, and take your new miniature home. There is a $7 materials fee.
Pi Ala Mode – Raspberry Pi is a small, low-cost computer that can be used to learn programming or perform a variety of functions in digital maker projects. If you want to learn more about it, share what you know about it, or get ideas for using it, this panel and workshop is for you!
Plot Hooks Busted – This panel continues the discussion from Friday. Pose your weirdest, strangest, coolest, and most frightening SF plot hooks to our panel of science experts and see if they consider them busted or plausible. Can the busted plot hooks be changed into something plausible? Our experts will weigh in!
Pluto: Sidekick or Star? – Pluto was once a planet. Now, Pluto is considered a “dwarf planet”. Does this make Pluto one of the stars of our solar system or just a bit player? What’s the latest discoveries about the most controversial member of our solar family?
Religion, Faith and Mythology – Join our Guest of Honor Jacqueline Carey to learn about and discuss faith and mythology in Science Fiction and Fantasy settings.
Research for Fan Fic – Are you writing about characters in a different time period? Are you wanting to change the age or location for characters you are writing about? Come find out how to capture the feel of a time other than your own, capture the essence of characters.
Selling Your Work – Writing a book is just one step in the process of getting your ideas into the hands of readers! Join author Michael O. Varhola, who has written for dozens of publishers, to find out some of the things you can do to get your own books, stories, and articles published.
Squishy Circuits – Play Dough isn’t just for kids. Have fun creating circuits and exploring electronics using everyone’s favorite squishy stuff. This panel is for everyone curious.
Tea Tasting: Oolong & Black – Come sample, discuss, and compare some of the best teas from around the world! This session focuses on oolong and black teas.
When is a Game not a Game? 2D6 takes you on an exploratory journey through the world of “walking simulator” video games and the controversy around them.
Writing for RPGs – Unlock your inner GM and get paid for it! They are many ways to publish RPGs these days. Learn some of the inner secrets of the biz from some of the creators.
Writing Sprints – Join us for stretching your writing muscles by participating in timed writing excercises based on a variety of fun prompts.