AetherCon 2014 Convention ProgramOur friends at AetherCon, the annual game convention held online, are seeking entrants for their miniatures painting tournament. Entrants need to be lined up by April 1, so read on and then talk to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., AetherCon's head honcho, to get started.

AetherCon IV is looking for Miniature Companies big or small to take part in our inaugural 'Fighter, Cleric, Wizard, Rogue' Miniature Painting Tourney. There are only 16 total slots available for Company/Painter Teams. We will need as the title suggests one fighter, one cleric, one wizard, and one rogue, brand and model non-specific. Further commissions done for third parties between April 1, 2015 and September 30, 2015 will be eligible for this tourney.

Painters can be supplied by the miniature company or by us as the latter prefers.

Voting will take place at AetherCon IV from November 13-15, 2015. The format for tournament voting will be round robin group play much like the World Cup in European Football so as to give all entrants the maximum opportunity to have their efforts seen. Tournament groups will be determined and announced on social media during June 2015 and group matches will be announced in the same fashion shortly before the event in November 2015.

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The GeekeryDue to our involvement with Planet Comicon's game room, March's Game Day is being held on the third Saturday on March 21, 2015 at The Geekery, located in Shawnee Mission, Kansas (map). 

  • RPGs and board games available during the day
  • Doors open at 11am
  • Open gaming available all day

Join the Facebook Event to let us know you're coming, and to see what events are being run. And spread the word!

Take this opportunity to become a member or renew your existing membership!

Note: Guild business meetings have been moved to an online meeting on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30pm. Details will be announced closer to the meeting.

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Midwest GameFest

Badge HolderAs part our our 25th Anniversary Celebration, we're proud to announce our new tabletop game convention, Midwest GameFest, Nov 12-15! Midwest GameFest brings the best of tabletop gaming to one event: RPGs, minis, board games, card games, workshops, dealers, authors, designers, a used game sale, and more! The Midwest FameFest is a tentpole event that brings multiple smaller events and groups together: Shauncon, Borderwars, the Gamer’s Haven Gaming Library and more!

Rob KraftThe name was selected by members of the RPGKC from the nearly 150 ideas that were submitted as part of our "Name Our New Convention" contest. Many had prior use or other issues, and so the board culled the list down to nine finalists. Members voted to determine the final winning idea, with the winner, Rob Kraft, receiving two weekend passes and two premium RPGKC badge holders. Congratulations Rob!

The information was first made public in the gaming area of Planet Comicon, Kansas City’s largest pop culture and comic book convention today at 5:30pm. Working with Extra Life's Kansas City Guild and The Gamer's Haven Gaming Library, the RPGKC is running scheduled role-playing and dungeon delve events for the first time at Planet Comicon.

Look for more information to come in the very near future, including pricing, and our Kickstarter!

Rob KraftAnnouncing the winner of our “Name Our New Convention” contest, Rob Kraft of Lees’ Summit, Missouri! Rob’s idea was one of nearly 150 submissions we received since the contest began. He wins two free weekend passes to the event, and two premium RPGKC badge holders… a $100 value! Please send him a big round of applause and stay tuned for the winning name!

RPGKC Badge HolderThe RPGKC is starting a new game convention this November and we need your help! Send us your ideas for a cool new KC-based tabletop game convention name and you could win free admission for two, plus two of our special RPGKC premium badge holders. That’s a $100 dollar value!

But hurry! Your submission must be received by March 6, 2015. Head over to our Name Our New Convention contest page to submit your ideas and get complete contest details.

Submit Your Idea Today!