War Games Tournaments
Each event is €5 or €10 for the weekend. Wargames are located in the Astra Hall
Age of Sigmar:
As the forces of order, chaos and death battle to determine the fate of the Warhammer world, we stand around to make idle chit chat and witty trash talk.
A round robin tournament.
In the future there is only war. Well, war and prizes. Well, war and prizes and bragging rights.
A round robin tournament to prove that you’re the best at moving little plastic space men.
“Red leader standing by”. “Stay on target”. “Hello there”.
Ensure your opponents fear the might of your fully armed and operational battle fleets in this round robin tournament.
Ah painting, probably the most relaxing part of warning. Being able to switch off and focus on something small for hours on end.
That’s not how this is going to roll. We provide a mini, you bring your paints. One hour to work with, best job wins!
All Video Games tournaments cost €2 to sign up, with tickets for the Prize Wall as prizes!
Smash Tournament: Players will fight it out to be the best Little Mac they can be or deliver a furious FALCON PUNCH! To the face of their opponents in a 1v1 double elimination tourney. First to be knocked out best 2 out of three fights.
Mario kart Tournament: Enter to Race to your hearts content and red shell your pesky competitors in this race to get over that finish line before you get blue shelled.
League of Legends: Fancy a league tourney. Grab some friends or team up with strangers (soon to be friends) and fight it out with another team for ultimate glory.
Overwatch: Hey there you Hanzo main, don’t worry all are welcome to play some Overwatch and escort that payload while Mercy holds down the point.
Soul Calibur: 1V1 elimination, best 2 out of three rounds to take home all the glory.
Are you a fan of Magic the Gathering? Then we have just the event for you! All day Saturday and Sunday The Warchest will be offering on-demand Sealed pre release tournaments featuring the latest set: Amonkhet. These tournaments will launch as soon as 8 players enter. Every player will get 6 boosters plus a random foil rare to construct their deck with and there will be 16 prize boosters given out at the end of each 3 round tournament.
Contact The Warchest desk in the Astra Hall with any questions
All day Saturday and Sunday, Registration €25,
Conspiracy 2: Take the crown draft
The throne lies empty, will you take it? In this throwback draft we will be revisiting the high city of Paliano in a bout for control. Make use of conspiracies that twist the rules against your foes. Trade votes and spread your attacks to manipulate the game in your favour. Seize the crown and give yourself a greater edge- if you can keep it; the crown brings power but also the attention of those ambitious enough to take power for themselves… A perfect event for both newer players and the more experienced alike.
Location: UCD Clubhouse Bar
Board Games Tournaments!
This year we’re running not one, not two but three different boardgames tournaments over the course of the con: 30 Seconds, Love Letter, and Settlers of Catan. Entry comes at the low low price of €2 with prizes in the form of tickets for the Prize Wall!
30 seconds is a super speedy little game in which your general knowledge is put to the test, much like charades this less cringy version of heads up sees the players taking it in turns to explain up to five different words on the cards drawn without using even part of the original word! The player who reaches the end of the board first by getting the most correct answers from your team mates wins! Sounds easy, right? Wrong! (-ish) handicaps make the game a little more changing for those with a competitive streak! Have you got what it takes?
Saturday 11-1, Entry €2
For educated and wild guessers alike love letter is a game of risk, deduction and luck! This game consists of 16 cards and can be played by up to 4 people, the goal of the game is to be the only suitor to prevail in the quest to deliver the fair princess Annette her love letter. On each turn the player picks up a card and plays a card hoping to reveal the final card in the hand of one of your team mates to knock them from the game. All you must do is choose (and guess!) wisely.
Saturday 2-5, Entry €2
Settlers of Catan:
Compete for spaces, resources and rewards in this legendary strategy game in which players have the opportunity to see their little colony’s flourish! Each player will start with 2 settlements and 2 roads to place and collect your first commodities. Resources can be traded and robbers placed with the goal of reaching 10 victory points accumulated by upgrading your towns into city’s, having the longest road and most fearsome army faster than your comrades! It takes more than just luck to dominate the island and reap the rewards. If you’ve never played Settlers of Catan before and are interested their website has a how to play.
Sunday 11-1, Entry €2
Yu-Gi-Oh! WCQ Regional:
Dust off your decks because it’s time to duel! Registration opens at 10:30 with the tournament starting at 11:30. Entrance will be €16 per player and each players will get 3 packs of Raging Tempest for participation with more packs as prizes for the winners. Top 4 will get deck boxes, and top 8 will get Regional game mats! Deck lists will be required for this event.
Saturday 10:30, Entry: €16