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Planet Comicon 2016

Calling all GMs! We're looking for volunteers for Planet Comicon (May 20 - 22) to help out in the game room! We need people to run RPGs, demo and teach Board Games, and generally help out with the game library. A volunteer shift of 4 hours get you access to the con for that entire day, which should leave you with plenty of time to enjoy everything they have to offer. If you're interested, you can reach out to RPGKC Scribe Bill Michels at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Step 1: Let Bill Know

Bill needs your RSVPs via email no later than Wednesday, April 13. Specify any modules and times you want in the schedule (title, description, time). There are no set event slots.

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Step 2: Application

Once you've let Bill know, you'll need to also fill out the Planet Comicon volunteer application.

Important: On the volunteer form...

  • Register as a standard volunteer
  • Pick "Gamers" as your group on page 2
  • Do NOT pick a "type" of volunteering (e.g. where to volunteer)
  • Indicate when you can volunteer

Submit Application

Additional Details

  • Free t-shirt included (supplies limited)
  • Food provided in volunteer lounge (sandwiches, etc)
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Friday, May 20th 12:00 AM 7:00 PM
Saturday, May 21st 10:00 AM 7:00 PM
Sunday, May 22nd 10:00 AM 5:00 PM

Galaxy GamesOur montly Game Day is Saturday, April 9th, 2016 at the Galaxy Games located in St Joseph, MO (Google Map)

  • RPGs and board games available during the day
  • Slots run from 10:00am-2pm, 2:30-6pm and 7pm-whenever.
  • Doors open at 10am
  • Open gaming available all day

Check out the Facebook Event for more details and to let us know you're coming. Then signup at our Warhorn page and spread the word!

RPGKC 25th AnniversaryDon't forget our monthly online business meeting April 5th at 7pm.

Check our Facebook events for additional event information and discussion of details.

Try to show up a little early to work out any tech issues. See you there!

Join Meeting

Phone users can dial in at 1-323-920-0091 and use PIN 2070521#.

Business meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month and use the AnyMeeting.com web conference system. If you have an item for the agenda, please send it to our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. one week in advance.

Check out our Calendar to see when the next meeting will be.

 

A few important, time-sensitive reminders…

KCRPG LogoGreater KC RPG Day

When: March 19, 2016
Where: Tabletop Game & Hobby, Overland Park, KS

The quarterly Greater KC RPG Day is coming up Sat March 19th at the new location of Tabletop Game & Hobby in Overland Park, KS! GMs, the deadline has technicallyexpired butMad JayandJeremiah Fryeare still graciously accepting game submissions! Players can signup for events starting Monday, March 14th! See you there!

» Details and signup


weekend in rokugan 2016Weekend in Rokugan

When: March 18-20, 2016
Where: Oak Tree Inn, Kansas City, KS

Weekend in Rokugan is an amazing three-day tabletop roleplaying convention, the "home" convention for the largest living campaign focused on the Legend of the Five Rings world. This is the fourth iteration of Heroes of Rokugan, which has attracted thousands of players from around the world to take part in a collaborative storytelling and gaming experience like none other.

» Get the scoop and help fund the fun


KantConKantCon Early-Bird Access

When: July 22-24
Where: Overland Park Convention Center, OPKS

KantCon, Kansas City’s fantastic summer-time tabletop game convention returns this July 22-24 at the Overland Park Convention Center. KantCon is always a great time, and a super value. Early Bird registration ends March 31, so head over now and save! Paid RPGKC members get a discount at the door, but it’s even cheaper to get in on the Early Bird discount. You know you’re going, so why not save money and register now? ;)

» Get details and save with Early Bird registration

 

KantConSummer is just around the corner, and with it comes KantCon, Kansas City's great summer tabletop game convention. This year KantCon returns July 22-24 to the Overland Park Convention Center. Early Bird registration is now available, but ends March 31st. Now is your chance to get a badge at the cheaper pre-registration price, as well as have access to exclusive packages with extra merchandise, similar to Kickstarter rewards. If you choose the VIG package, you could even have a custom game! Paid RPGKC members get a discount at the door, but the Early Bird discounts let you save even more! Head on over to get in on the savings today!

Register Now

» KantCon Website

» KantCon Facebook Page

Why Early Bird?

What makes Early Bird packages so great? Well, they’ve packed some extra goodies in there -- raffle tickets, a special ribbon, exclusive dice -- things you'll actually want. But it’s also that sense of pride you get in knowing that you are part of what makes the convention happen.

Why VIG?

And wouldn’t it be great to attend in style? Get even more gaming goodies? Have a GM run a customized game designed for you? Well, you can! KantCon's VIG packages are designed to give you a one-of-a-kind convention experience.

» Get a VIG Badge

 

the geekeyOur montly Game Day is Saturday, March 12th, 2016 at the Geekery located in Shawnee, KS ( Google Map)

  • RPGs and board games available during the day
  • Slots run from 11:00am-2pm, 2:30-6pm and 7pm-whenever.
  • Doors open at 11am
  • Open gaming available all day
  • Note: Guild business meetings are now held online the first Tuesday of each month. Watch for meeting announcements!

Check out the Facebook Event for more details and to let us know you're coming. Then signup at our Warhorn page and spread the word!

When: March 18-20, 2016

Weekend in RokuganWeekend in Rokugan is an amazing three-day tabletop roleplaying convention, the "home" convention for the largest living campaign focused on the Legend of the Five Rings world. This is the fourth iteration of Heroes of Rokugan, which has attracted thousands of players from around the world to take part in a collaborative storytelling and gaming experience like none other.

This year’s highlights include four new module releases for HoR: The Nightmare War (Trial by Fire, Walking Through Shadows, Shooting Stars and Breaking Thunder, Broken Thunder) and a political interactive (Complex Maneuvers). The Nightmare War continues, and the heroes of Rokugan stand ready to fight it! Will you join them?

It's a fun event and if you have a character and haven't already heard of this, check it out. It's an awesome game with a lot of awesome people. You won't be disappointed. Unless you hate Feudal Japan. Then you're just wrong. Have fun people!

» Support with GoFundMe

» Visit HoR on Facebook

» Visit the HoR website

Weekend in Rokugan will be held at the Oak Tree Inn, Kansas City, KS, 501 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66103. Details about the location and hotel accomodations can be found on the Heroes of Rokugan forums.

RPGKC 25th AnniversaryDon't forget our monthly online business meeting March 1st at 7pm.

Check our Facebook events for additional event information and discussion of details.

Try to show up a little early to work out any tech issues. See you there!

Join Meeting

Phone users can dial in at 1-323-920-0091 and use PIN 2070521#.

Business meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month and use the AnyMeeting.com web conference system. If you have an item for the agenda, please send it to our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. one week in advance.

Check out our Calendar to see when the next meeting will be.

 

When: March 19, 2016

KCRPG LogoIt's time for the first quarterly Greater KC RPG Day of 2016 and in a brand new Tabletop Game & Hobby Shop! Join us for another FREE day of family-friendly roleplaying games in Overland Park, KS. 

We have three gaming slots: 9am, 2pm, 7pm until the last die falls! Eight tables for gaming, plus two more tables for games & demos that run less than 2 hours. RPGs of all stripes from new to old.

Want to run an game? Lunch from D’Bronx is on us, just register your game sessions! GM Submission deadline is March 7th, so hurry.

» Join the GKCRPGD community on Facebook

Tabletop Game & Hobby Shop» View the event list

» Sign up to run a game

Tabletop Game and Hobby (map)
9156 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 962-4263

 

 

Users iconThe Role-Players Guild of Kansas City is proud to announce the launch of a new online membership system. Users will soon be able to register for Individual or Family memberships directly at the rpgkc.org website, and automated reminders will be sent prior to membership expiration. The new system, which goes live Monday, February 8th, brings a greater degree of clarity to the membership list as it unites the two previously separate processes of purchasing a membership at PayPal, and then filling out a membership form at the RPGKC website.

31st Century Games and HobbiesOur monthly Game Day is Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 31st Century Games and Hobbies, located in Olathe (map). Come out and join us as we play some games!

  • RPGs and board games available during the day.
  • Slots run from 12pm-2pm, 2:30pm-6pm, 7pm-11pm.
  • Doors open at 12:00pm.
  • Open gaming available all day.
  • Note: Guild business meetings are now held online the first Tuesday of each month. Watch for meeting announcements!

Check out the Facebook Event for more details and to let us know you're coming.

Reserve your seat today!

RPGKC 25th AnniversaryDon't forget our monthly online business meeting February 2nd at 7pm.

Check our Facebook events for additional event information and discussion of details.

Try to show up a little early to work out any tech issues. See you there!

Join Meeting

Phone users can dial in at 1-323-920-0091 and use PIN 2070521#.

Business meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month and use the AnyMeeting.com web conference system. If you have an item for the agenda, please send it to our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. one week in advance.

Check out our Calendar to see when the next meeting will be.

 

We are pleased to announce that new Guild officers were elected at the January 5th business meeting. Your 2016 Guild officers are:

New Officers

Bill Michels

Bill Michels

Scribe (Secretary and Webmaster)
Bill Michels is a Video Conferencing Technician, and, more importantly, a regular GM of Pathfinder and D&D games, both organized and... less so. He also runs and plays a number of other RPGs and board/card games when the occasion presents itself. Bill has been a member of RPGKC since 2015, and has an ongoing Pathfinder Rise of the Runelords campaign at the monthly game days that is open to all. He can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Wade Tripp

Wade Tripp

Overlord (Games Coordinator)
Wade Tripp was a Tinker Gnome in a previous incarnation and is trying to focus on getting the monthly game days up and running. While he has played and run RPGs his 'interesting characters' cause issues. So now Wade is focusing on Board Games, and hoping to get people together and play. He can be reacehd at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Returning Officers

  • Beth Perrin, Guildmaster (President) can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Brad Kelley, Castellan (Vice President and Convention Organizer) can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Will Vaughn, Hoardmaster (Treasurer) can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Dave Berg, Seneschal (Membership and Ambassador) can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Game CafeOur montly Game Day is Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Game Cafe, located in Independence MO (map). Come out and join us as we play some games!

  • RPGs and board games available during the day
  • Slots run from 10:30am-2pm, 2:30-6pm and 7pm-whenever.
  • Doors open at 10am
  • Open gaming available all day
  • Note: Guild business meetings are now held online the first Tuesday of each month. Watch for meeting announcements!

Check out the Facebook Event for more details and to let us know you're coming. Then signup at our Warhorn page and spread the word!

RPGKC 25th AnniversaryDon't forget our monthly online business meeting January 5th at 7pm.

This will be our annual election meeting, so try to attend or submit your proxy vote in advance.

Nominations so far:

  • Guildmaster: Beth Perrin
  • Castellan: Brad Kelley
  • Hoardmaster: Will Vaughan
  • Scribe: Bill Michels
  • Seneschal: Dave Berg
  • Overlord: Wade Tripp

You can submit your proxy vote via email to us prior to the meeting at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Check our Facebook events for additional event information and discussion of details.

Try to show up a little early to work out any tech issues. See you there!

Join Meeting

Phone users can dial in at 1-323-920-0091 and use PIN 2070521#.

Business meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month and use the AnyMeeting.com web conference system. If you have an item for the agenda, please send it to our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. one week in advance.

Check out our Calendar to see when the next meeting will be.

 

Holiday Party

Tuesday, December 22, 5:00pm

Square Pizza, 208 W Maple Ave, Independence, Missouri 64050, 816-561-5100 (map)

Square PizzaCome on out to Square Pizza and join the Role-players Guild of Kansas City for a great deal on pizza and the hardest gamer geek trivia contest around! Cover charge for all you can eat pizza and the hardest triva contest around! $10 for Single Membership holders and $20 for Family Membership holders. Children 12 and under are free regardless! 

5:00pm Dinner and Games (bring a game to share!)
7:00pm Officer Nominations and Proxy Voting
7:30pm Gamer Trivia Deathmatch

RSVP on the form below!

You must be a current RPGKC member to attend. Join or renew at the event!

Greater KC RPG DayOur monthly Game Day is Saturday, December 12, 2015 at TableTop Game & Hobby, located in Overland Park, KS (map). We are joining forces with Greater KC RPG Day this month, so GMs get free pizza for lunch! Come out and join us as we play some games!

IMPORTANT: GMs need to submit their games by December 5!

  • RPGs and board games available during the day
  • Slots are a little different at Greater KC RPG Day: 9am, 2pm and 7pm.
  • Check out our Facebook event for details and help decide what games are played! Then signup at the Greater KC RPG Day website starting Dec 5th!
  • Note: Guild business meetings are now held online the first Tuesday of each month. Watch for meeting announcements!

When: December 12, 2015

KCRPG-LogoJoin us for another FREE day of family friendly RPG gaming in Overland Park, KS at the next quarterly Greater KC RPG Day!

We have three gaming slots: 9am, 2pm, 7pm until the last die falls! Eight tables for gaming, plus two more tables for games & demos that run less than 2 hours.

RPGs of all stripes from new to old. Check it out and help make the next GKC RPG Day another one of KC's great game events!

» Join the GKCRPGD community on Facebook

» View the event list

» Sign up to run a game

Tabletop Game and Hobby (map)
6990 W 105th St
Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 962-4263

 

kickstarter sidebar ad 2015Early-bird event sign-up for Midwest GameFest Kickstarter backers is now over, so everyone can create an account, pay through PayPal, and sign-up for events! Head on over to create your account and get started!

http://www.midwestgamefest.org/events/signup

Check out the Event List:
http://www.midwestgamefest.org/events/list

...and the Event Table:
http://www.midwestgamefest.org/events/table

We are still missing a lot of our organized play events, but D&D Adventurer’s League is already in the system. Check back later for Pathfinder Society, Heroes of Rokugan, and Shadowrun Missions.

New Special Guests

In addition to great guests like Star Wars’ Sterling Hershey and D&D Adventurer’s League's Jon Lamkin, we are pleased to announce a slew of new special guests! Here are the highlights, but get the full scoop at the site.

http://www.midwestgamefest.org/guests

  • Jon Hook, freelance author and award-winning Call of Cthulhu podcaster.
  • Charles Ryan, chief operating officer at Monte Cook Games, the makers of Numenera andThe Strange.
  • Tammie Ryan, customer service manager at Monte Cook Games.
  • Bear Weiter, art director at Monte Cook Games.

Panels

Our special guests will be participating in panels Saturday afternoon between 2pm and 6pm. Watch for an announcement with panel details coming soon!

kickstarter sidebar ad 2015Our November Game Day falls on the same day as our annual tabletop game convention, Midwest GameFest! Join us there, Saturday, November 12, 2015 at the Overland Park Convention Center (map), and play some games!

Have any questions? Give us a shout here.

 

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