A “Primer” on Miniature Painting – Part 1

Pandoracon will be a place for many kinds of geek related activities, and one of those activities will of course be tabletop gaming. Tabletop gaming often includes the use of miniatures to represent your role playing character. Often times the entire game is based on the use of miniatures. Games such as BattleTech, Warhammer or […]

Pandoracon Panels

It’s so exciting to see Pandoracon evolving into what will be one of the best geek-fests that Cincinnati has seen in a long time. Many people have already contacted Pandoracon to find out how they can be involved either as performers, exhibitors, artists, or panelists. We are pleased to say that starting on May the […]

The Houses of Pandora

For the weekend of September 28-30, 2012, the attendees and guests of Pandoracon shall be aligned to one of the four Houses of Pandora. Four queens shall reign over the houses: the Queen of Clubs, the Queen of Diamonds, the Queen of Hearts, and the Queen of Spades. Over the course of the weekend various contests and […]

Calamity’s Creative Mixology

Let me start out by saying that I am not real expert in the art of mixology. I kind of stumbled into the title; one might even say I drunkenly staggered into it. That being said, I have done a fair bit of research on the subject, and I’ve conducted numerous experiments in the field. […]

Rolling with CincyCon 2012

This weekend Cincinnati saw the third annual CincyCon gaming tournament. Hundreds of gamers from the Cincinnati area converged upon the Atrium Hotel in Springdale (the same site as next month’s Steampunk Empire Symposium) to gather around a sea of table tops adorned with boards, scenes, finely painted miniatures and of course tons of dice. The […]

Tricorder Talk

Did you know that the late great Gene Roddenberry specifically put language into the Star Trek franchise contracts that gives permission to anyone that invents technology that is featured in Star Trek to use the names from the Trek shows and movies. Example: Say you invent a device that can record real time magnetic disturbances. […]

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