Gen Con Events

Alderac Entertainment Group has a ton of awesome events and cool new products for Gen Con 2012! If you don’t have your tickets yet, be sure to get them soon, and visit Gen Con to register for AEG events!

New Products!

AEG will release several new products at Gen Con 2012.


Smash Up is our all new “shufflebuilding” game. Take two factions such as Pirates, Ninja, Robots, or Aliens and mix their decks together, then see who can smash up the most Bases! We’re sure Smash Up is going to be a hit this year, so be sure to check it out at our booth or in our events. You can learn more at the official Smash Up site.

L5R RPG: Second City Box Set
The Second City Box Set is the L5R RPG’s first boxed campaign set in years! Featuring three books on the Second City, a background Pillowbook, Stance Cards, and more, this is going to be a must have for L5R RPG or setting fans. Look for more info and previews soon at L5R.com.

Returning Favorites
We will have events and products for Thunderstone: Advance, Nightfall, Ninja: Legend of the Scorpion Clan, The L5R CCG and RPG. See below for the full list.

AEG Big Gaming Night
AEG’s hit event of last year will be back on Friday night!  Limited to 300 attendees, don’t miss your chance to take part and play games with AEG, learn new and future AEG releases, and go home with a ton of swag!

Day and Time Title Description Players Duration (hrs)
8/17/12 19:00 AEG Board Game Night Extravaganza Bigger and better than last year! Join the AEG staff in our gaming area and enjoy the full AEG gaming experience: an entire evening of events for all of our major games plus the legendary AEG swag! 300 5

SMASH UP

Day and Time Title Description Players Duration (hrs)
8/16/12 8:00 Smash Up at Dawn Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/16/12 10:00 Smash Up in the Morning Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/16/12 12:00 Smash Up High Noon Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/16/12 14:00 Smash Up Afternoon Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/16/12 16:00 Smash Up SmackTime Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/16/12 18:00 Smash Up Dinner Time Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/16/12 20:00 Smash Up After Dark Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/16/12 22:00 Smash Up Go for Broke Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/17/12 8:00 Smash Up at Dawn Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/17/12 10:00 Smash Up in the Morning Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/17/12 12:00 Smash Up High Noon Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/17/12 14:00 Smash Up Afternoon Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/17/12 16:00 Smash Up SmackTime Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/17/12 18:00 Smash Up Dinner Time Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/18/12 8:00 Smash Up at Dawn Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/18/12 10:00 Smash Up in the Morning Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/18/12 12:00 Smash Up High Noon Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/18/12 14:00 Smash Up Afternoon Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/18/12 16:00 Smash Up SmackTime Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/18/12 18:00 Smash Up Dinner Time Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/18/12 20:00 Smash Up After Dark Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/19/12 8:00 Smash Up at Dawn Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/19/12 10:00 Smash Up in the Morning Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2
8/19/12 12:00 Smash Up Last Call Be among the first to learn and play the new ‘Shufflebuilding’ game: Smash Up! 4 2

THUNDERSTONE: ADVANCE

Day and Time Title Description Players Duration (hrs)
8/16/12 8:00 Thunderstone Advance with Doughnuts Learn to play with friendly AEG staff. You’re up this early? Great. We’ll bring the doughnuts. 5 2
8/16/12 10:00 Thunderstone Most Epic Evar! Use all the cards! All of them! Including some we haven’t released yet! The most epic game evar. 8 4
8/16/12 16:00 Thunderstone Advance Learn to play with friendly AEG staff. Ask questions! Learn secrets! 5 2
8/16/12 18:00 Thunderstone Tournament: BEAT MARK WOOTTON Mark Wootton World’s Best Thunderstone Player *cough*lol*cough*. Big prizes if you win! Consolation prize for mortals. 16 4
8/16/12 22:00 Thunderstone Advance Learn to play with friendly AEG staff. Ask questions! Learn secrets! 5 2
8/17/12 10:00 Thunderstone Advance Learn to play with friendly AEG staff. Ask questions! Learn secrets! 5 2
8/17/12 12:00 Thunderstone Advance Learn to play with friendly AEG staff. Ask questions! Learn secrets! 5 2
8/17/12 14:00 Thunderstone Tournament: One to Design Sixteen players enter. One wins the ability to help design and name a card. Sweet vanity! 16 4
8/18/12 8:00 Thunderstone Advance Learn to play with friendly AEG staff. Ask questions! Learn secrets! 5 2
8/18/12 16:00 Thunderstone Advance Learn to play with friendly AEG staff. Ask questions! Learn secrets! 5 2
8/18/12 18:00 Thunderstone Epic-est Use all the cards! All of them! Including some we havent released yet! Epic-est game since Thursday! 8 4
8/19/12 12:00 Thunderstone Advance Last Chance Last Chance to Learn to play with friendly AEG staff. Ask questions! Learn secrets! 5 2
8/19/12 8:00 Thunderstone Advance with Doughnuts Learn to play with friendly AEG staff. You’re up this early? Great. We’ll bring the doughnuts. 5 2

NIGHTFALL

Day and Time Title Description Players Duration (hrs)
8/16/12 12:00 Nightfall Learn to play Nightfall, the fast paced deck-builder. Summon Vampires, Werewolves, and more. Crush your foes and win! 5 2
8/16/12 14:00 Rule the Night Tournament Competitive Nightfall with the new set! Nightfall is a fast paced deck-building game. Summon minions and win prizes! 12 4
8/16/12 20:00 Nightfall Learn to play Nightfall, the fast paced deck-builder. Summon Vampires, Werewolves, and more. Crush your foes and win! 5 2
8/17/12 8:00 Nightfall Learn to play Nightfall, the fast paced deck-builder. Summon Vampires, Werewolves, and more. Crush your foes and win! 5 2
8/17/12 10:00 Rule the Night Tournament Competitive Nightfall with the new set! Nightfall is a fast paced deck-building game. Summon minions and win prizes! 12 4
8/17/12 18:00 Nightfall Learn to play Nightfall, the fast paced deck-builder. Summon Vampires, Werewolves, and more. Crush your foes and win! 5 2
8/18/12 12:00 Nightfall Learn to play Nightfall, the fast paced deck-builder. Summon Vampires, Werewolves, and more. Crush your foes and win! 5 2
8/18/12 14:00 Rule the Night Tournament Competitive Nightfall with the new set! Nightfall is a fast paced deck-building game. Summon minions and win prizes! 12 4
8/18/12 20:00 Nightfall Learn to play Nightfall, the fast paced deck-builder. Summon Vampires, Werewolves, and more. Crush your foes and win! 5 2
8/19/12 8:00 Nightfall Learn to play Nightfall, the fast paced deck-builder. Summon Vampires, Werewolves, and more. Crush your foes and win! 5 2
8/19/12 10:00 Nightfall Learn to play Nightfall, the fast paced deck-builder. Summon Vampires, Werewolves, and more. Crush your foes and win! 5 2

NINJA: LEGEND OF THE SCORPION CLAN

Day and Time Title Description Players Duration (hrs)
8/16/12 10:00 Ninja: Legend of the Scorpion Clan Learn to play, or match wits for fun! A hidden movement game of stealth, deduction, and guile. 4 2
8/16/12 14:00 Ninja: Legend of the Scorpion Clan Learn to play, or match wits for fun! A hidden movement game of stealth, deduction, and guile. 4 2
8/16/12 18:00 Ninja: Legend of the Scorpion Clan Learn to play, or match wits for fun! A hidden movement game of stealth, deduction, and guile. 4 2
8/16/12 20:00 Ninja: Legend of the Scorpion Clan Learn to play, or match wits for fun! A hidden movement game of stealth, deduction, and guile. 4 2
8/17/12 8:00 Ninja: Legend of the Scorpion Clan Learn to play, or match wits for fun! A hidden movement game of stealth, deduction, and guile. 4 2
8/17/12 12:00 Ninja 2-on-2 Team Tournament Ninja 2-on-2 Team Tournament – Choose your best partner and defend your ancestral castle or else wreak havoc with your mad ninja skills! Players play two games of Ninja, once as the guards, and once as the intruders. 12 4
8/17/12 16:00 Ninja: Legend of the Scorpion Clan Learn to play, or match wits for fun! A hidden movement game of stealth, deduction, and guile. 4 2
8/18/12 10:00 Ninja: Legend of the Scorpion Clan Learn to play, or match wits for fun! A hidden movement game of stealth, deduction, and guile. 4 2
8/18/12 18:00 Ninja: Legend of the Scorpion Clan Learn to play, or match wits for fun! A hidden movement game of stealth, deduction, and guile. 4 2
8/19/12 8:00 Ninja: Legend of the Scorpion Clan Learn to play, or match wits for fun! A hidden movement game of stealth, deduction, and guile. 4 2
8/19/12 12:00 Ninja: Legend of the Scorpion Clan Learn to play, or match wits for fun! A hidden movement game of stealth, deduction, and guile. 4 2

L5R CCG EVENTS

Day and Time Title Description Players Duration (hrs)
8/16/12 11:00 Emperor Edition Draft Storyline Event Qualifier Winner will earn a spot for the Draft Storyline Event on Sunday. 8 6
8/16/12 11:00 Emperor Edition L5R Invitational Invitational storyline tournament for players who have already qualified for the 2012 North American Championship Main Event. 40/40 EE Constructed Swiss rounds, EE Draft Elimination Rounds. 32 8
8/16/12 12:00 Emperor Edition Draft Storyline Event Qualifier Winner will earn a spot for the Draft Storyline Event on Sunday. 8 6
8/16/12 12:00 North American Championship Storyline Qualifier 40/40 Emperor Constructed Event. 200 8
8/16/12 13:00 Emperor Edition Draft Storyline Event Qualifier Winner will earn a spot for the Draft Storyline Event on Sunday. 8 6
8/16/12 14:00 Emperor Edition Draft Storyline Event Qualifier Winner will earn a spot for the Draft Storyline Event on Sunday. 8 6
8/17/12 10:00 North American Championship Storyline Qualifier 40/40 Emperor Constructed Event. 128 8
8/17/12 11:00 Emperor Edition Draft Storyline Event Qualifier Winner will earn a spot for the Draft Storyline Event on Sunday. 8 6
8/17/12 12:00 Emperor Edition Draft Storyline Event Qualifier Winner will earn a spot for the Draft Storyline Event on Sunday. 8 6
8/17/12 13:00 Emperor Edition Draft Storyline Event Qualifier Winner will earn a spot for the Draft Storyline Event on Sunday. 8 6
8/17/12 14:00 Emperor Edition Draft Storyline Event Qualifier Winner will earn a spot for the Draft Storyline Event on Sunday. 8 6
8/18/12 9:00 ‘Second Chance’ Tournament Storyline Event for the players who did not qualify to participate in North American Championship Event. 128 8
8/18/12 9:00 North American Championship Main Event of the 2012 North American Championships. Only qualified players may participate. 100 8
8/18/12 12:00 Emperor Edition Draft Storyline Event Qualifier Winner will earn a spot for the Draft Storyline Event on Sunday. 8 6
8/18/12 13:00 Emperor Edition Draft Storyline Event Qualifier Winner will earn a spot for the Draft Storyline Event on Sunday. 8 6
8/18/12 19:00 10,000th Card Celebration Join us for an evening celebration of L5R CCG’s 10K card. Events for all (CCG players and also L5R enthusiasts). Come and receive the special 10K card swag bag with special L5R items and product. 350 4
8/19/12 10:00 Legend of the Five Rings Draft Storyline Event Tournament Finals Only players who have qualified or have earned a stand-by position may participate. 8 6
8/19/12 10:00 Emperor Edition Draft Event Emperor Edition Draft tournament for Legend of the Five Rings. 8 4
8/19/12 10:00 Emperor Edition Sealed Deck Event Emperor Edition Sealed Deck Tournament for Legend of the Five Rings. 8 4
8/19/12 10:00 ‘Second Chance’ Tournament Finals Top 8/4/2 ‘Second Chance’ Legend of the Five Rings Emperor Edition Storyline Tournament Finals. 8 6
8/19/12 10:00 North American Championship Finals Top 8/4/2 Finals of the Main Event for the 2012 Legend of the Five Rings North American Championships. 8 6

L5R RPG EVENTS

Day and Time Title Description Players Duration (hrs)
8/16/12
8:00
Imperial Colonies Newly arrived in the nascent Imperial colonies, your training and acclimatization as an Imperial Explorer has been rushed, though you have not been told why. 6 4
8/16/12
14:00
Rumors? The new Imperial colonies in the former Ivory Kingdoms are a dangerous place and exploration is a most dangerous job of all. A group of veteran scouts fails to return, a diviner speaks dire warnings.. 6 4
8/16/12
19:00
Welcome to the Second City! Far from the Emerald Empire of Rokugan, the Second City shines as the jewel of the Colonies. Come play in an adventure that places you in the colonies Second City. 120 5
8/17/12
8:00
Otomo Estates A invitation to the Otomo Estates, a great honor for any samurai, though you do not know who brought you to the exalted family’s notice. 6 4
8/17/12
18:00
Ten Thousand Temples Ten Thousand Temples, spiritual center of the Empire of Rokugan. When an important philosopher is murdered in a temple garden, magistrates of several clans are recruited by the Master of the Order. 6 4
8/18/12
8:00
Imperial Colonies Newly arrived in the nascent Imperial colonies, your training and acclimatization as an Imperial Explorer has been rushed, though you have not been told why. 6 4
8/18/12
14:00
Rumors? The new Imperial colonies in the former Ivory Kingdoms are a dangerous place and exploration is a most dangerous job of all. A group of veteran scouts fails to return, a diviner speaks dire warnings.. 6 4
8/19/12
10:00
Ten Thousand Temples Ten Thousand Temples, spiritual center of the Empire of Rokugan. When an important philosopher is murdered in a temple garden, magistrates of several clans are recruited by the Master of the Order. 6 4

WAR OF HONOR

Day and Time Title Description Players Duration (hrs)
8/17/12 10:00 War of Honor Storyline Tournament Storyline Event for Legend of the Five Rings. Format will be 40/40 War of Honor Constructed Format. 64 8