Press Release Summary: ChimaeraCon 2008, South Texas Gaming & More Fest, March 14-16, 2008, Crossroads Convention Center, 4522 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201. Three days of game, anime and science fiction/fantasy events, planned and presented by local volunteers.
Press Release Body: ChimaeraCon 2008, South Texas Gaming & More Fest, March 14-16, 2008, Crossroads Convention Center, 4522 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201. Three days of game, anime and science fiction/fantasy events, planned and presented by local volunteers. Sponsored in part by Knight Time Games and Hobbies, College Station.
Pre-registration prices: Weekend Pass $20, includes goody bag. NEW: Family Weekend Pass $ 50.00 for a family of four (at least one of the four must be adult); $15.00 for military/students with ID (no ID needed for elementary students).
Prices at the door: Weekend Pass $25; Family Pass $60; Student/Military $20; Day Passes Friday $8, Saturday $15, Sunday $10. No charge for children under 5 years.
Game genres: Card-collectible, tabletop, miniatures, scale, board, electronic, role-playing, live-action role-playing. Updated registered-events list at http://www.chimaeracon.com/eventsimple.php.
Guests: Chimaeracon debut of actor (and childhood Texan) Marc Singer (http://www.marc-singer.com) and, Saturday only, local scifi illustrator John Picacio (http://www.johnpicacio.com/). Returning guest web-comic artist Howard Tayler, (http://www.schlockmercenary.com/). Guest appearances are tentative and subject to change.
*****NEW IN 2008!***** Friday Night Movie! Question/answer session with Marc Singer before screening his 1982 film, THE BEASTMASTER! Friday, 7 PM, at Santikos' Bijou @ Crossroads. $10/person, limited seating, purchase tickets in advance through www.chimaeracon.com. (Not included in con admission. Not available through the Bijou.)
12 Labors of Gaming! Players challenged to participate in 12 con events. Great prizes for those who complete the most \"labors\" over the con weekend!
UPPER DECK SANCTIONED EVENTS! Upper Deck Entertainment reps will present Yu-Gi-Oh, VSSystem, and World of Warcraft trading-card games. (http://entertainment.upperdeck.com/ude/en/)
Special Features: Fundraising events benefiting San Antonio Area Chapter, American Red Cross. Costume/Cosplay Contest; Anime Room; Game Demonstrations; Vendors; Artist Alley; Door Prizes, more to come!
Help Wanted: Volunteers, game masters, vendors, artists, advertisers, and sponsors. Please visit www.chimaeracon.com or call 210-342-1157 for information and registration.
Web Site: http://chimaeracon.com
Contact Details: CONTACT: Gilder McCarroll 210-863-1190 or 210-545-1538 email@example.com