SimuCon 2018

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SimuCon is a yearly gathering in St. Louis near Simutronics headquarters usually taking place near the end of the summer.

2018 Dates have been announced to be Wednesday, August 8 through Sunday, August 12, 2018. The primary venue is the Sheraton Westport Chalet. Discount Hotel Booking Link

You can purchase perks and all the cool SimuCon swag on our Indiegogo funding page after midnight on 6/30/2018.

2018 Schedule

SimuCon 2018 Schedule
ALL TIMES CST
(CENTRAL TIME)
Day Time Activity Game
Wednesday
7:00-9:00 PM Dinner - O'Fallon Brewery, Fuzzy's, Drunken Fish, etc. Side Quest
Thursday
Ongoing Radio Free SimuCon* All
8:00 AM Coffee Bar All
1:00 PM Live Alteration Sessions* All
2:00 - 5:00 PM Settlers of Catan Tournament (game)* All
2:00 - 5:00 PM Barcycle Outing Side Quest
5:00 PM Design A-[____] Contest kickoff meeting All
6:00 PM Evician's Bourbon Social Hour! Must be 21 to attend (Side Quest)
7:00 PM Murder Mystery - Pre-game mingle All
8:00 - 11:00 PM Murder Mystery All
Friday
Ongoing Radio Free SimuCon* All
8:00 AM Coffee Bar All
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Munchkin Tournament (game)* All
12:00 PM Lunch (Sandwiches provided by Simutronics) All
1:00 PM Story Telling Contest All
2:00 - 4:00 PM Poker Tournament All
2:00 - 4:00 PM City Museum Outing Side Quest
5:00 PM Design A-[____] Contest Coaching All
6:00 PM Dinner (on your own) Side Quest
7:00 PM Parody Contest All
8:00 PM State of Elanthia Address* GS4
10:00 PM Alchemy Contest All
Saturday
Ongoing Radio Free SimuCon* All
8:00 AM Coffee Bar All
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Magic the Gathering Tournament (game)* All
11:00 AM State of Elanthia Address* DR
12:00 PM Lunch (on your own) All
1:00 PM Parsely (game)* All
2:00 - 5:00 PM GM Roundtables* All
5:00 PM Design A-[____] Contest Entries Due All
6:00 PM SimuCon Dinner All
7:00 - 9:00 PM Family Feud All
9:00 PM Live Auction (GS4 and DR) All
11:00 PMish STL Nightlife Adventure (Drinks + Dancing) Side Quest
Sunday 8:00 AM Coffee Bar All
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM LEMP Brunch $30 cash (See Wraex) Side Quest

Notes:

  • All event schedules subject to change without notice.
  • Games such as Cards against Humanity, Munchkins, Settlers of Catan, etc., as well as Karaoke, will be available to attendees thoughout the Con.
  • Radio Free SimuCon: a streaming video broadcast with live text chat that will operate continuously throughout much of the convention. Everyone can interact with staff. Follow https://www.twitch.tv/radiofreesimucon or email your questions to: radiofreesimucon@gmail.com
  • Please bring your own laptop to the live alteration session and have an alteration as prepared as you can. Limit one service per session.
  • The State of Elanthia speech is an opportunity to hear about upcoming changes to the game, and ask any general interest questions.
  • GM Roundtable discussions offer players an opportunity to sit with a GM to talk about anything they want - ask questions, make suggestions, hear about upcoming releases, or just casually socialize.

Visitor Information

The convention is held at the Sheraton Westport Chalet, located at 191 W Port Plaza Dr, St. Louis, MO 63146. Below are some nearby shops and other information for visitors.

Item Name and Distance Address
Nearest Gas Station BP (.3 mi) 11988 Westline Industrial Dr, St. Louis, MO 63146
Nearest liquor store Still Joy Spirits (.5 mi) 2331 Weldon Pkwy, St. Louis, MO 63146
Nearest big box store Target (5.9 mi) 12275 St Charles Rock Rd, Bridgeton, MO 63044
Nearest Costco Costco (13.3 mi) 200 Costco Way, St Peters, MO 63376
Restaurants / Dining Westport Plaza has several options within walking distance http://www.westportstl.com/
Attractions Most attractions are a 15-30 minute drive away https://explorestlouis.com/
Nearest grocery store Schnucks Dorsett (1.5 mi) 2030 Dorsett Rd, Maryland Heights, MO 63043
Nearest drug store Medico (.3 mi) 940 W Port Plaza Dr, St. Louis, MO 63146
Nearest Newsstand Gateway Newstands (.2 mi) 519 W Port Plaza Dr, St. Louis, MO 63146

Attendee List

The below list are those that have made mention that the are attempting to attend the 2018 conference. You may edit this page to add your character to the list.

Prime Players

  • Aar
  • Alasatia
  • Beldannon
  • Bristenn
  • Chemaine
  • Chopad
  • Cigger
  • Crime
  • Cruxophim
  • Darcena +1
  • Deza
  • Drazaa
  • Durakar
  • Evician
  • Felanya
  • Fromer
  • Hoodtralfeck
  • Illona
  • Jalodg
  • Kaig
  • Katiesa
  • Kipara
  • Kragdruk
  • Kronius
  • Kyaloria
  • Laeech
  • Laraynis
  • Maags
  • Madmountan
  • Maetriks
  • Maylan
  • Melivn
  • Meureii
  • Naamit
  • Naimon
  • Naina
  • Obsalyn
  • Raelee
  • Ragz
  • Rencelas
  • Rhayveign
  • Rhodaren
  • Rozy
  • Sabotage
  • Seomanthe
  • Synyster
  • Telare
  • Tool
  • Tysong
  • Zangow

Platinum Players

  • Athias
  • Boudicea
  • Dyfer
  • Idun
  • Oke
  • Omrii
  • Qualeric
  • Tanai
  • Teekee
  • Thyrsus
  • Vaein
  • Vrin
  • Whick

Shattered Player

  • Tykus

Game Staff

  • Aulis
  • Galene
  • Haxus
  • Kaikala
  • Kveta
  • Lydil
  • Mestys
  • Necios
  • Palvella
  • Qortaz
  • Quilic
  • Sotsona
  • Thandiwe
  • Valyrka
  • Wraex

Goodie Bags

Goodie bags this year are broken up into two different selections. An account can only receive one goodie bag selection. All items are account bound.

Non-Attendee

Attendee

Requires attendance at Simucon in order to be eligible to purchase & redeem. Cannot buy/claim a non-attendee option if buying this selection. Max one per PERSON, not just account.

  • Same Rewards As Non-Attendee
  • Special Scripted Item - On Fire Cloak
  • Unique Title - Hellion

Auction

The live auction is limited to a max of 50 participants. Total of 50 prizes to be split accordingly to distribution of Prime & Platinum participants. Auction items, price sold, game instance available too, and additional details to be added as they become available.

Prime Auction
Item Description Minimum Bid Winning Bid
Custom Manna (203) Custom messaging 1m 1m
Weight reducing backpack 10% reduction in weight for items held within the backpack 5m 5m
Weight reducing cloak 10% reduction in weight for items held within the cloak 5m 5m
Custom Call Familiar (920) talisman Custom messaging 1m 21m
Enchantment 1x Max 8x, no special>10, no katanas, claidhmores, or naginatas 3m 15m
Enchantment 1x Max 8x, no special>10, no katanas, claidhmores, or naginatas 3m 15m
Enchantment 1x Max 8x, no special>10, no katanas, claidhmores, or naginatas 3m 18m
Enchantment 1x Max 8x, no special>10, no katanas, claidhmores, or naginatas 3m 9m
1x DB Jewelry A +5 DS DB bracelet 3m 8m
Skeleton Key Unlocks any box every 6 hours 1m 5m
Gold ring Tattoo Tattoo that works like a gold ring 20m 21m
CreatureBane Provides +10AS CreatureBane for bane of choice except Undead, with common or uncommon flares, or +10 weighting 5m 20m
Artist's Easel An easel for painting with skill levels, fully unlocked 1m 5m
Mist Ring 3x Mist Armor 10m
Recharging crystal A singular 2x/day Recharging Crystal 20m 75m
Ethereal weapon Tattoo User picks the base. No katanas, claidhmores, or naginatas 10m 20m
Girly Froo Froo Package Nalea gown, Forehead gem, custom perfume. To be designed by the winner, custom perfume to go through QC. 0.5m 0.5m
Trap Tarot Card 3x per day, while holding a trapped container, you can RUB the card and it will disarm the trap and absorb the energy. The card will hold a maximum of 10 charges. You can then WAVE the card at a container to vaporize it, leaving the items inside on the ground (similar to Call Lightning (125)). It can also be waved at another player or creature to cause a standard maneuver roll, resulting in an electrical critical if they fail to avoid the maneuver. 1m 10m
Custom title prename A custom prename title 0.1m 6m
Custom title prename A custom prename title 0.1m 0.1m
Custom title prename A custom prename title 0.1m 0.1m
Custom title postname A custom postname title 0.1m 5m
Custom Bolt messaging A player can pick any bolt spell in the game and have /custom messaging set for it. 1m
Custom Bolt messaging A player can pick any bolt spell in the game and have /custom messaging set for it. 1m
Custom Bolt messaging A player can pick any bolt spell in the game and have /custom messaging set for it. 1m
Custom Fire Spirit (111) firework Custom messaging 1m
Magic bacon Creates 3 pieces of magic bacon per day (spells Prayer of Protection (303), Dauntless (1606), and Elemental Bias (508)). Bacon magic lasts 24 hours, then it's just bacon. 3 verb traps. 1m 4m
Custom Major Sanctuary (220) custom messaging 1m 1m
Custom Well of Life (308), Raise Dead (318), Divine Word (1640), or Miracle (350) custom messaging 1m
Custom Floating Disk (511) or Tremors (909) custom messaging 1m 1m
Custom Tangle Weed (610) or Call Swarm (615) custom messaging 1m 1m
Custom Grasp of the Grave (709) custom messaging 1m
Custom Call Familiar (920) talisman custom messaging 1m 22m
Sonic Weapon, Shield, Armor, or Singing Weapon alteration custom messaging for a sonic spell 1m
Custom Blink (1215) custom messaging 1m
Stink trap Wearable trap that can spray a pickpocket with a stinky odor 1m
Add realm flares to existing weapon Max 8x, no special >10, no katanas, claidhmores, or naginatas 5m
Add realm flares to existing weapon Max 8x, no special >10, no katanas, claidhmores, or naginatas 5m
Weightless coin pouch Hold 20k weightlessly 5m 5m
Locker Expansion Contract (100) (1) 20m* 15m
Fixstat potion 20m* 16m
1 hr with Wyrom Come behind the scenes and ask questions, make suggestions, or help build items for Duskruin. For any DR items that you help build you will gain 5% of all proceeds (in bloodscrip). Limit to 5 items total. No new scripts. Some restrictions apply. 0.5m 0.5m
Solar/Nebular Weapon 5x, fully unlocked, custom designed by Thandiwe. No katanas, claidhmores, or naginatas 1m 22m
Solar/Nebular Weapon 5x, fully unlocked, custom designed by Thandiwe. No katanas, claidhmores, or naginatas 1m 20m
Fully unlocked Scrying Runes Giantman scrying runes unlocked and usable by whichever player purchased them without needing to be a Giantman 0.5m 5m
  • MB was lowered to obtain bids
Consolation Prizes
Item Details Game Instance
Sewer rat n/a Prime & Plat
Dhu kitten removed due to not able to bind to account Prime & Plat
On Fire Cloak n/a Plat

See Also