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6 days ago

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The Coming Storm…

As the summer winds down and the days grow shorter, thoughts once again turn to the inevitable question: what new project am I starting for AdeptiCon? Well, 2019 has been a banner year for tabletop miniatures gaming and, as a hobbyist, your choices for 2020 will be unparalleled in the annals of wargaming history.

From Games Workshop unleashing Warcry! upon the Mortal Realms to Fantasy Flight Games taking the high ground with their Clone Wars additions to Star Wars: Legion, the hobby is flush with amazing games and fantastic new models. Whether you choose to command a horde of goblins in Tomahawk Studio’s new SAGA: Age of Magic or prefer the role of centurion leading a cohort of legionaries north of Hadrian’s Wall in Warlord Game’s new SPQR or even - are you ready for this? - taking your team of legendary heroes into a battle against Doc Ock and the nefarious Red Skull in Atomic Mass Games’ Marvel: Crisis Protocol, your gaming choices are myriad and the quality unheard of.

And you better believe you can expect to see all these new offerings and more at AdeptiCon 2020! From matched and narrative play, tournaments and one-off convention games, AdeptiCon 2020 looks to be unrivaled in its offering of different game systems and events. So start your annual machinations now. Don’t wait for the chill winds of winter to start building that new warband, army, gang, fleet, maniple, team, or whatever you’re thinking of bringing to the world class celebration that is sure to be AdeptiCon 2020!
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Marvel: Crisis Protocol is my most anticipated with more Battletech taking a very close second.

Can't wait!

Editor's Note- I would literally like to do all of these things.

Give me all the Marvel Crisis Protocol, please

I just want to play Starship Troopers

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2 weeks ago

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AdeptiCon 2020 Hotel Updates

As summer draws to a close, it is time to start thinking about AdeptiCon 2020 (if you haven’t started already) and where you’re going to make your temporary headquarters during the big event.

This year, much like 2019, we are making several options available to accommodate as many attendees as possible while keeping room rates as affordable as we can. The first option, which will go live on August 16th at 12:00 PM CDT, is a four-night minimum stay with a one-night non-refundable deposit ($133). The second option will go live on August 23rd at 12:00 PM CDT and includes a block of rooms at the Renaissance Schaumburg which will be open for two-night reservations with a one-night non-refundable deposit.

Additionally, we have once again partnered with several nearby hotels to provide accommodations at discounted convention rates. Blocks for the alternate hotels will open on August 23rd. These hotels currently include: Comfort Suites Schaumburg, Hyatt House Chicago/Schaumburg, Residence Inn Chicago Schaumburg, and Springhill Suites Chicago Schaumburg.

Reservation site links will be added to the AdeptiCon website shortly.

As always, we recommend booking your room reservations as soon as possible. AdeptiCon 2020 looks to be our biggest convention yet and we expect rooms to go fast. And then, once your room is booked, you can relax, enjoy the waning days of summer, and get back to modelling and painting those new models!
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Will any of the suites at the Renaissance Hotel be made available to book? We're staying Wednesday - Sunday.

Suggestion, hold a raffle at $10 per ticket for a chance to guarantee the opportunity to book a room. Still have to pay for actual room. Trying to book and not get a room when you were done in the first 3 minutes is annoying.

Are you kidding me? I selected a rom, then by the time I entered my CC info it said there are no rooms available. What. The. Hell?

Was sold out by the time I checked out.

Will the link allow me to book two rooms for my group or will two of us have to book one room each?

With the two night blocks is there an option to add a third night? Three nights would be perfect for me.

Will the partnered hotels be offering shuttles to the convention?

So we would book rooms on the 16th by using the links on the adepticon web page, correct....NOT by another booking site, renaissance site or by calling the hotel directly Correct?

Is the Embassy Suites not a hotel partner?

This is noon friday correct?

Erik Szpyra

Richard Grady

Nigel Brooks

Tommy Back

Adam Brazzell

John Sigsby

Chris... It's about to go down.

Wj Stogsdill Josh Ugorcak We going next year?

Chris Priddy cover me Buddy

Austin Wingfield , Ernan Rodriguez. Aug 16, changing hotels is a bitch

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3 weeks ago

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Geek Nation Tours will continue to offer an Exclusive Hobby Seminar with James Wappel at AdeptiCon 2020!

This year, tour participants will be taught a master class in basing techniques… What's more, Geek Nation Tours has again offered up some amazing tour only exclusive miniatures. Perfect for any fantasy miniatures game but these will be used in an exciting Ghost Archipelago gaming event by Brent Sinclair & written by Joseph A. McCullough. Enjoy the video and let us know what you think…https://youtu.be/cU6jqbjmOTg

Or better yet join the Geek Nation Tour @ geeknationtours.com/tours_post/geeking-out-at-adepticon-tour-2020/
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"Geek Nation Tours has again offered up some amazing tour only exclusive miniatures" Looking forward to this. The priest from last year was amazing

1 month ago

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AdeptiCon 2020 Hotel Registration Date Announced

First, we hope everyone is having a great summer, filled with lots of sun, sand, and table-top gaming! Second, while AdeptiCon 2020 is still a few seasons away, it is once again time to start planning your convention accommodations. We’ve been working closely with the Renaissance Schaumburg and our other partner hotels to provide as many rooms as possible at great rates.

The AdeptiCon 2020 convention hotel block opens for registration on Friday August 16th at Noon Central Time.

As many of you are aware, the convention’s block of hotel rooms tends to fill up quickly, so we recommend reserving your room as soon as possible. The AdeptiCon room rates for 2020 are, once again, a great deal and we are happy to make these rates available to our attendees.

We look forward to seeing you in March!
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AdeptiCon 2020 Hotel Registration Date Announced

First, we hope everyone is having a great summer, filled with lots of sun, sand, and table-top gaming! Second, while AdeptiCon 2020 is still a few seasons away, it is once again time to start planning your convention accommodations. We’ve been working closely with the Renaissance Schaumburg and our other partner hotels to provide as many rooms as possible at great rates. 

The AdeptiCon 2020 convention hotel block opens for registration on Friday August 16th at Noon Central Time.

As many of you are aware, the convention’s block of hotel rooms tends to fill up quickly, so we recommend reserving your room as soon as possible. The AdeptiCon room rates for 2020 are, once again, a great deal and we are happy to make these rates available to our attendees.

We look forward to seeing you in March!

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Thank you. Awesome to know the day in advance so its not a crazy rush moment of posting. Can't wait

Thank you for the update. Hopefully I will get a room. First time trying to go or Adepticon! Can't wait!

I cant wait to fight a overloaded server and then see all the rooms gone 5 minutes after it goes live.

Thanks for the advanced notice!

I can’t wait! 😁

Thanks Jake!

Oh well; I’m out of the country that day so I’m SOL!

We look forward to having you back in #chicagonw!!

Where's Adepticon?

Cannot wait!

Will it be the same as last year where 2 nights go live one day and 3 nights go live another day?

Going to try and make it for the first time!

Todd Small

Travis Cook

Scott Crowe

Time to take the day off...

Extended stay America is a mile away at typically $55 a night...

Is this for the Embassy also, or just the Renaissance?

Ryan Meigs

What were rates like last year? Current non-event rate is $399/night.

Kevin Eslinger

Paul Hill Cody Cody

Kyle Przelenski

Adam Brazzell

No lottery? Shame.

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2 months ago

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Geek Nation Tours is very excited to present their tour to the world’s largest tabletop wargaming tournament and convention – AdeptiCon 2020!

Here discerning wargamers from around the world find a multitude of gaming experiences – from tournaments using a variety of different wargaming systems to the very best in gaming and painting seminars. AdeptiCon is a wargamers’ shopping paradise with a huge amount of vendors waiting to show you their wares. It is a spectacle to be seen and experienced. Game with the best, meet friends from around the world, and roll dice all night long!

AdeptiCon 2020 is sure to be the best tabletop experience ever, as our AdeptiCon crew create more options and the ability to offer tabletop gamers an unprecedented experience! Geek Nation Tours and AdeptiCon will bring you nothing short of an elite wargamers’ experience.

Geek Nation Tours continues to bring you Pre-Public guaranteed AdeptiCon registration. They offer those that hop on the tour the opportunity to select AdeptiCon events before the general public and thus insure that tour participants get to grab all the events that they are hoping for. 2020 will see Geek Nation Tours once again include both the Very Important Gamer Swag Bag Upgrade and the AdeptiCon Weekend Pass in the tour price. All this and GNT gives you elite gaming experiences all through AdeptiCon - like meeting those that design our games, and exclusive painting seminar with James Wappel, rooms right at the venue itself and much much more...

geeknationtours.com/tours_post/geeking-out-at-adepticon-tour-2020/
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Geek Nation Tours is very excited to present their tour to the world’s largest tabletop wargaming tournament and convention – AdeptiCon 2020!

Here discerning wargamers from around the world find a multitude of gaming experiences – from tournaments using a variety of different wargaming systems to the very best in gaming and painting seminars. AdeptiCon is a wargamers’ shopping paradise with a huge amount of vendors waiting to show you their wares. It is a spectacle to be seen and experienced. Game with the best, meet friends from around the world, and roll dice all night long!

AdeptiCon 2020 is sure to be the best tabletop experience ever, as our AdeptiCon crew create more options and the ability to offer tabletop gamers an unprecedented experience! Geek Nation Tours and AdeptiCon will bring you nothing short of an elite wargamers’ experience.

Geek Nation Tours continues to bring you Pre-Public guaranteed AdeptiCon registration. They offer those that hop on the tour the opportunity to select AdeptiCon events before the general public and thus insure that tour participants get to grab all the events that they are hoping for.   2020 will see Geek Nation Tours once again include both the Very Important Gamer Swag Bag Upgrade and the AdeptiCon Weekend Pass in the tour price. All this and GNT gives you elite gaming experiences all through AdeptiCon - like meeting those that design our games, and exclusive painting seminar with James Wappel, rooms right at the venue itself  and much much more... 

https://geeknationtours.com/tours_post/geeking-out-at-adepticon-tour-2020/

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I wish i can go to this!👍

Why does geek nation get an instant option for a VIG upgrade and the rest have to do a lottery system? Seems a bit weighted to the pay to win approach.

Any word yet on when us lowly plebs will be able to register for hotels? I'm starting to get nervous....

For the time crunched who are curious.

We gotta be closing in on hotels!

Ryan Glover

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3 months ago

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