King Con - Kingston's annual weekend boardgame and comic convention

King Con

Save the Date for King Con 2018!

King Con is Kingston’s preeminent festival of comics, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy, and other exciting forms of fandoms. This year, King Con will take place from Saturday, March 10 to Sunday, March 11 at the Sydenham Street United Church (82 Sydenham Street). Whether you geek out for cool demonstrations, tabletop gaming, interesting speakers, special children’s programming, cosplay, or other fantastic activities, King Con will have something for you!

King Con is brought to you by:

King Con-test

Earn prizes by submitting your best work of fan fiction or fan art to the King Con-test.

Kosplay Contest

Show off your greatest costume creations in our first ever Kosplay Contest!

Schedule of Events

Saturday, March 10

Vendors' Market Place

SSUC Upper Hall
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
All-ages. Drop-In.

Board Games and Chill

SSUC Staging Room
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
All-ages. Drop-In.

Erin the Intuitive Presents: A Tarot Board Game

SSUC Upper Hall
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Teens and Adults. Drop-In.

Board Game Blitz

SSUC Lower Hall
9:30 am – 5:00 pm. (Includes a lunch break).
Teens & Adults. Register.

Conan: Adventures in an Age Undreamed Of

A roleplaying game hosted by Cam Haigh
4 to 6 players (characters provided)
SSUC Lower Hall
9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Teens & Adults. Register.

Dungeons & Dragons: Chondalwood Moon

A 5th edition adventure for Level 3 characters
Bring your character (leveled up) from last year or create a new 3rd level character using standard array or point buy.
SSUC Lower Hall
9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Teens & Adults. Register.

Mouseguard Roleplaying Game

4 to 6 players (characters provided)
SSUC Lower Hall
9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Teens & Adults. Register

KFPL Family Storytime: Superhero Edition

SSUC Conference Room
9:45 am - 10:30 am
Families. Drop-In

“House of $laughter” by Improbable Escapes

10-minute Escape Room for groups of 2-6 players
SSUC Office 1
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
All-Ages. Limited spaces. Register on site.

Yellow King RPG

SSUC Office 2
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Teens & Adults. Register.

"Saturday Morning Comic-Toon” with J. Torres

SSUC Conference Room
10:45 am – 11:30 am
All-ages. Drop-In.

Cosplay 101 Panel

SSUC Conference Room
11:45 am – 12:30 pm
All-ages. Drop-In.

Irish Stick Fighting Workshop

SSUC Conference Room
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm.
Teens & Adults
Limited spaces. Register on site.

Broadsword Academy Kingston: Highland Swordsmanship Workshop

SSUC Conference Room
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm
Teens & Adults.
Limited spaces. Register on site

Dungeons & Dragons: Chondalwood Moon

A 5th edition adventure for Level 3 characters
SSUC Lower Hall
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Teens & Adults. Register.

Star Trek Adventures Roleplaying Game 

The Crusoe Effect
4 to 6 players (characters provided)
SSUC Lower Hall
2:00pm – 6:00 pm
Teens & Adults. Register

Dungeons & Dragons: Dive into the Under Dark

An adventure for Level 1-3 players
5 to 6 players (bring your own character - Players Handbook and Xanathars only)
SSUC Lower Hall
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Teens & Adults. Register.

KFPL presents "Get the Lead Out" Manga Workshop

SSUC Office 2
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
For children (ages 10 and up) and Teens. Drop-In.

An Introduction to Medieval Swordfighting

With The Ironwood Sword School
SSUC Conference Room
2:45 – 3:30 pm
Teens & Adults
Limited spaces. Register on site.

Magician: James Harrison

SSUC Conference Room
3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
All-Ages. Drop-In.

"We Can Be Heroes: On 'Freelance' and the Importance of LGBTQ Superheroes"

A Talk by Andrew Wheeler
SSUC Conference Room
4:45 pm – 5:30 pm
All-ages. Drop-In.

Kosplay Contest

SSUC Sanctuary
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
All-ages. Drop-In.
(Contestants register on site by 3:00 pm).

Parlour LARP: Vampire the Masquerade

SSUC Lower Hall
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Adults. Drop-In.

Sunday, March 11

Board Games and Chill

SSUC Staging Room
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
All-ages. Drop-In.

Board Game Swap

SSUC Office 2
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
All-ages. Drop-In.

Vendors' Market Place

SSUC Upper Hall
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
All-ages. Drop-In.

“Creating Characters: A Drawing Workshop” with Peter Bielicki

SSUC Conference Room
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Teens, Adults, and Children ages 10 and up accompanied by an Adult. Register.

“House of $laughter” Escape Room by Improbable Escapes

10 minute game for groups of 2-6 players
SSUC Office 1
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
All-Ages. Limited spaces. Register on site.

Broadsword Academy Kingston: Highland Swordsmanship Workshop

SSUC Lower Hall
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm
Teens & Adults
Limited spaces. Register on site.

An Introduction to Medieval Swordfighting

with The Ironwood Sword School
SSUC Lower Hall
2:15 – 3:00 pm
Teens & Adults
Limited spaces. Register on site.

"Anime for Everyone" with Heather Brennan

SSUC Conference Room
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
All-ages. Drop-In.

"Intro to Dungeons and Dragons" with KFPL's New Adult Advisory Board

SSUC Conference Room
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Teens and Adults. Drop-In.

Cosplay How-To

SSUC Lower Hall
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
All-ages. Drop-In.