STGCON 2018

2018 Learn-To-Play

Throughout the weekend there are scheduled games led by our knowledgeable volunteers. These games are open to new gamers interested in learning and knowledgeable players alike. This is a great opportunity to try out a new game without having to spend hours going over all those rules!

Want to learn a new game? Sign up for one of the Learn-to-Play games on the schedule. Please arrive a few minutes prior to the game starting.

New games may be added. Please check with the Registration Desk or Game Library if you need help finding a full list.

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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (MDT) Available Slot
08/03/2018 (Fri.) Reserved Tables  2:00pm - 2:45pm  

Century Spice Road, taught by Chuck Burgess (5)

In Century: Spice Road, players are caravan leaders who travel the famed silk road to deliver spices to the far reaches of the continent for fame and glory.

 
2:00pm - 3:00pm  

Sagrada, taught by Jameson Hardy (4)

 
1 of 4 slots filled
Mary Feiler
2:00pm - 4:00pm  

Tiny Epic Quest, taught by Matthew & Jessica Mitchell (5)

In Tiny Epic Quest, players embark on a sandbox adventure. Each player controls a band of three elf heroes questing to save the world and the sacred mushroom folk from the intruding goblins.

 
2:00pm - 7:00pm  

Eldritch Horror with loads of expansions, taught by Royce Severson (4)

Eldritch Horror is a cooperative game of terror and adventure in which players take the roles of globetrotting investigators working to solve mysteries, gather clues, and protect the world from an Ancient One.

 
All slots filled
James HARTEKER
Kory West
Peter Chamberlain
Christopher Chamberlain
2:15pm - 3:30pm  

Tiny Epic Western, taught by Matthew & Jessica Mitchell (4)

The West is growing day by day, and you’re looking to stake your claim. To win, you have to gamble your relationships with the most powerful bosses in town to win influence.

 
TBA  2:30pm - 3:30pm  

Tiny Epic Kingdoms, taught byn Matthew & Jessica Mitchell (5)

You are a tiny kingdom with big ambition. The conflict? All of the other kingdoms want the same thing and there's not enough room for everyone to succeed.

 
2:45pm - 3:45pm  

Tiny Epic Galaxies, taught by Matthew & Jessica Mitchell (5)

In Tiny Epic Galaxies each player controls a galactic empire, aiming to expand their influence by acquiring highly contested planets and increasing their cosmic armada.

 
Reserved Tables  3:00pm - 3:45pm  

Sagrada, taught by Chuck Burgess (4)

Draft dice and use the tools-of-the-trade in Sagrada to carefully construct your stained glass window masterpiece. (Color blind players may have difficulties with this game.)

 
TBA  3:00pm - 4:00pm  

Tiny Epic Defenders, taught by Matthew & Jessica Mitchell (4)

In Tiny Epic Defenders, players must select their classes and work together to defend against the evil horde and slay the Epic Foe.

 
Reserved Tables  3:10pm - 3:40pm  

Twin Stars, taught by Matthew & Jessica Mitchell

In this solo game, "two cosmic adventurers are in a tricky scenario and must work together. By rolling and manipulating dice for special abilities and combos, you can be the one that guides them to victory."

 
TBA  3:20pm - 3:50pm  

Ahead in the Clouds, taught by Matthew & Jessica Mitchell (3)

The citizens of the Empacta skies long for the days where everyone, not just the wealthy, can ditch their masks and breathe the precious air that they call their home.

 
Reserved Tables  3:30pm - 4:00pm  

Mint Julep, taught by Matthew & Jessica Mitchell (3)

You are in attendance of an amazing horse race and your goal is to end up with the most points by the end of the race.

 
TBA  3:40pm - 4:00pm  

Arcane Bakery Clash, taught by Matthew & Jessica Mitchell (2)

t's been a long time coming. You and a particular co-worker at the Arcane Bakery simply cannot work together anymore. In a moment of frustration, you challenge them to a duel...

 
Reserved Tables  3:45pm - 4:00pm  

In Vino Morte, taught by Matthew & Jessica Mitchell (17)

Need minimum of 3 players. In Vino Morte is a tiny little bluffing/deduction game.

 
4:00pm - 5:00pm  

Azul, taught by Mary Feiler (4)

Arad-winning tile placement game, easy to learn and beautiful to look at. Great for adults and kids too.

 
1 of 4 slots filled
Colleen Norris
Hope to be there by 4 pm
6:00pm - 7:00pm  

Colt Express, taught by Jameson Hardy (6)

In Colt Express, you play a bandit robbing a train at the same time as other bandits, and your goal is to become the richest outlaw of the Old West.

 
2 of 6 slots filled
Mary Feiler
Levi Feiler
6:00pm - 9:00pm  

Too Many Bones, taught by Tyler Ellingson (5)

Too Many Bones breaks into a relatively new genre: the dice-builder RPG. This fantasy-based RPG takes you on an adventure to the northern territories to root out and defeat growing enemy forces and of course the infamous "baddie" responsible.

 
2 of 5 slots filled
Kelsey Weller (2)
8:00pm - 10:00pm  

Galaxy Trucker, taught by Mary Feiler (4)

Galaxy Trucker is a tile laying game that plays out over two phases: building and flying. The goal is to have the most credits at the end of the game.

 
1 of 4 slots filled
James Harteker
08/04/2018 (Sat.) Reserved Tables  10:00am - 11:00am  

Incan Gold, taught by Jameson Hardy (8)

Diamant — also published as Incan Gold — is a quick, fun press-your-luck game. Players venture down mine shafts or explore paths in the jungle by turning up cards from a deck and evenly sharing the gems they find on the way...

 
10:00am - 1:00pm  

Terraforming Mars with expansion, taught by Royce Severson (3)

In Terraforming Mars players work together in the terraforming process, but compete for getting victory points.

 
All slots filled
James HARTEKER
Kory West
Pollux Polaris
12:00pm - 12:45pm  

Century Spice Road, taught by Chuck Burgess (5)

In Century: Spice Road, players are caravan leaders who travel the famed silk road to deliver spices to the far reaches of the continent for fame and glory.

 
2 of 5 slots filled
Kelsey Weller (2)

Memoir 44, taught by Shawn Jensen (3)

A historical boardgame where players face-off in stylized battles of some of the most famous historic battles of World War II. Please sign up in pairs, put 2nd player's name in comments.

 
1 of 3 slots filled
Mary Feiler
Levi Feiler
12:00pm - 1:00pm  

7 Wonders, taught by Jameson Hardy (7)

You are the leader of one of the 7 great cities of the Ancient World. Gather resources, develop commercial routes, and affirm your military supremacy.

 
3 of 7 slots filled
Derrick McMullin
Ryan Denison
Zoey McMullin
1:00pm - 1:45pm  

Sagrada, taught by Chuck Burgess (4)

Draft dice and use the tools-of-the-trade in Sagrada to carefully construct your stained glass window masterpiece. (Color blind players may have difficulties with this game.)

 
2:00pm - 2:30pm  

Pandemic: The Cure, taught by Jessica Mitchell (5)

Pandemic: The Cure, a dice-based version of the popular Pandemic board game, sets up in less than a minute and plays in 30 minutes. As in the board game, four diseases threaten the world and it's up to your team to save humanity.

 
1 of 5 slots filled
Colleen Norris
2:00pm - 3:00pm  

Dead Men Tell No Tales, taught by Shawn Jensen (4)

ead Men Tell No Tales is a co-operative game for 2-5 players. The game uses the common Action Point system to determine what a player does on their turn...with a twist.

 
2 of 4 slots filled
Kelsey Weller (2)
2:00pm - 3:30pm  

Charterstone, taught by Matthew Mitchell (6)

In Charterstone, a competitive legacy game, you construct buildings and populate a shared village. This is one-of-a-kind worker-placement game, Matthew has converted the 12 game series, into a 1-2 game trial version.

 
1 of 6 slots filled
James Harteker
2:00pm - 5:00pm  

Great Western Trail, taught by Mike Nelson (4)

ou are a rancher and repeatedly herd your cattle from Texas to Kansas City, where you send them off by train. This earns you money and victory points.

 
All slots filled
Mary Feiler
Peter Chamberlain
Pollux Polaris
Derrick McMullin
2:45pm - 3:15pm  

Rhino Hero: Super Battle, taught by Jessica Mitchell (4)

Rhino Hero is back on the job — and this time not only does the wobbly skyscraper need to be climbed, but there will also be fierce battles between the four super-heroes Rhino Hero, Giraffe Boy, Big E. and Batguin.

 
6:00pm - 7:00pm  

PIT, taught by Jackie Campbell (9)

Pit is an open-outcry commodity trading game. The winner of the hand is the first to collect all of one commodity, declaring “Corner on Wheat!” or whatever commodity has been collected.

 
7:00pm - 8:00pm  

Pandemic, taught by Jackie Campbell (4)

In Pandemic, several virulent diseases have broken out simultaneously all over the world! The players are disease-fighting specialists whose mission is to treat disease hotspots while researching cures for each of four plagues before they get out of hand.

 
1 of 4 slots filled
Mary Feiler
08/05/2018 (Sun.) Reserved Tables  10:00am - 11:00am  

Kingdom Builder with most expansions, taught by Royce Severson (3)

In Kingdom Builder, the players create their own kingdoms by skillfully building their settlements, aiming to earn the most gold at the end of the game.

 
2 of 3 slots filled
James HARTEKER
Kory West
TBA  10:00am - 12:00pm  

Two Room and a Boom, taught by Joel Cottam (30)

In Two Rooms and a Boom – a social deduction/hidden role party game for six or more players – there are two teams: the Red Team and the Blue Team. Minimum of 10 players for the best game

 
1 of 30 slots filled
Colleen Norris
Need to leave by Noon
Reserved Tables  11:00am - 12:00pm  

Roll for the Galaxy, taught by Royce Severson (3)

Roll for the Galaxy is a dice game of building space empires for 2–5 players. The player who best manages his workers and builds the most prosperous empire wins!

 
All slots filled
James HARTEKER
Kory West
Mary Feiler


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