Here's the events and experiences planned for Platypus Con 2017.

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Game Demonstrations

Platypus Gaming will be providing instructions and demonstrations on how to play some of our favorite games. There will be demos for some gamers new to the hobby and some of the more advanced games for those looking for a new game to try. Sign ups for each game will be provided at the convention.


Play to Win

Select games in the lending library will be available to win but only if you give it a try! Each player gets an entry card and near the end of the convention select players will win a copy of the game they played during the weekend!

Magic: the Gathering

Juneau Gamers will be helping us host a free to attendees MtG draft tournament on Saturday afternoon. 

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The convention will also host a bevy tournaments. Tournaments will have an introduction to the games so that newcomers can give it a chance. Friday we have a quick Rhino Hero tournament and a Dimension Tournament. On Saturday there will be a Game of 49 and Schotten Totten tournament. Then on Sunday we will be hosting our annual Settlers of Catan Tournament.

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Special Events

Platypus Gaming owns some huge copies of games that will be played at certain times during the convention. There will also be some convention wide game events.