Von Braun Center, South Hall Huntsville, AL   

Friday April 9th 2-7pm
Saturday April 10th 10am – 6pm
Sunday April 11th 11am – 5pm

Tabletop Game Schedule

The following games are available to play at the Huntsville Comic & Pop Culture Expo. While playing, you might even be randomly chosen to receive a prize from one of our terrific sponsors! In order to participate in any game, you are required to wear a mask.
A highlight for this year’s tabletop gaming is the Dungeons & Dragons Tournament on Saturday afternoon. Each player at the winning table receives a Player Bundle from D&D Beyond. The bundle has a value of $99.99 and includes online access to the following D&D books: Player’s Handbook, Xanathar’s Guide to Everything, Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide, and Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything.

Friday Afternoon Game Events

Game events with start times between 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm.

Scenario Name:Intoduction to Dungeons & Dragons
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 6
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-6
Game Duration:2 hours
Game Master:Perpetual Potion: TTRPG Services (Morgan Winter)
Learn Dungeons & Dragons from an experienced Dungeon Master! Whether you’re a completely new player or just need a little help with some of the rules, this crash course offers a fun scenario to familiarize you with the game. All questions welcome!
Scenario Name:The Workshop Watches
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 7
Player Age:Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:3-5
Game Duration:4 hours
Game Master:Jacob Sargent
Illumar the Bright and his team of wizards created the world’s first living laboratory—a workshop that could learn their habits, anticipate their needs, and act on that knowledge. The wizards succeeded, but not in the way they intended. The only way for their shop to anticipate their needs was to develop its own intelligence and personality.
A D&D adventure for 4-5 characters of 5th level! (Pre-generated characters provided.)
Scenario Name: Clarshh’s Sepulchre
Location: Game Ballroom, Table 8
Player Age: Any
Player Experience: Beginner welcome
Number of Players: 4-7
Game Duration: 4 hours
Game Master: Anthony Krones
A strange giant in regal clothes offers you a lucrative payout for a seemingly simple job: follow the clues to enter an ancient crypt of a deceased cult leader and retrieve a magic item. Sounds simple enough…
A D&D adventure for 4-6 characters of levels 1-3! (Pre-generated characters provided.) A nice blend of role playing, puzzle solving, and dungeon delving!
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 3
Player Age:Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-4
Game Duration:2 hours
Game Master:Witt Sullivan
Become a member of the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense (B.P.R.D.), ready to investigate occult threats that threaten our very existence. Explore gothic locations, hunt down clues, discover artefacts, fight horrific creatures, and face off against terrifying bosses! This demo features Hellboy and Abe Sapien, but it can accommodate up to four players.

Friday Evening Game Events

Game events with start times between 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm.

Location:Game Ballroom, Tables 1-2
Player Age:Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-8
Game Duration:2 hours
Game Master:Richard Garber
Build the Village, Create the Heroes, Defeat the Dungeon! Pick your village and add buildings to it each round that allow more and more actions to be used. As heroes gain equipment and skills, send the best into the dungeon to test their skills against the many trials within. Rewards and victory await for those can create the best of both village and hero. Unique double option cards let players choose several courses of action for each card use.
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 3
Player Age:Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-4
Game Duration:2 hours
Game Master:Witt Sullivan
Become a member of the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense (B.P.R.D.), ready to investigate occult threats that threaten our very existence. Explore gothic locations, hunt down clues, discover artefacts, fight horrific creatures, and face off against terrifying bosses! This demo features Hellboy and Abe Sapien, but it can accommodate up to four players.
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 4
Player Age:Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:3-6
Game Duration:2 hours
Game Master:Craig Goodrick
You start out with empty lots, build small casinos, and expand them as your bankroll grows. Your rivals can build next door… and they just might take you over with a clever paint job or a lucky roll of the dice.
Scenario Name:Escape from the Obelisk
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 5
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:2-6
Game Duration:3 hours
Game Master:Yew Livingston Stanbery
You find yourself imprisoned within a strange obelisk and infected with a disease that is transforming you into something else. Your only hope is to find a cure while escaping this artifact of the prior worlds.
Numenera is a science fantasy roleplaying game set on Earth, 1 billion years in the future. Eight times the people of this Earth built their civilizations, reaching heights we cannot even fully imagine. The current age, the Ninth World, is a dark age still rebuilding itself from the collapse of the last, but miraculous devices and ruins from prior worlds can still be found by the lucky and the curious.
Scenario Name:The 11th Hour
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 7
Player Age:Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:3-5
Game Duration:4 hours
Game Master:Jacob Sargent
The Triskelion has fallen, Hydra has infiltrated S.H.I.E.L.D. and you can not tell friend from foe. You must escape from the wreckage before its too late. Is one of your unit secretly a Hydra agent? Will they betray you or stay hidden in your ranks to escape detection?
Join the ranks of Shield in this action packed escape. Come enjoy a game dedicated to survival and betrayal.
Scenario Name:Enter the Labyrinth
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 8
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-6
Game Duration:4 hours
Game Master:Kerry Jordan
The Goblin King has stolen something precious from you. Do you have the courage, stamina, and wits to beat the Labyrinth and retrieve it?
Enter the magical world of Jim Henson’s Labyrinth! Labyrinth is not a game in which you charge forward, sword raised, and slay all which stands before you. It is a game of cunning, puzzles, and trickery. It is a game where a forthright conversation can get you just as far as brute strength.
Location:Game Ballroom, Tables 1-2
Player Age:Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-8
Game Duration:2 hours
Game Master:Richard Garber
Build the Village, Create the Heroes, Defeat the Dungeon! Pick your village and add buildings to it each round that allow more and more actions to be used. As heroes gain equipment and skills, send the best into the dungeon to test their skills against the many trials within. Rewards and victory await for those can create the best of both village and hero. Unique double option cards let players choose several courses of action for each card use.
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 4
Player Age:Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:2-4
Game Duration:2 hours
Game Master:Craig Goodrick
Players take on the role of astronomers, using observations and logical deductions to search for this hypothetical planet. Each game, the companion app randomly selects an arrangement of objects and a location for Planet X following predefined logic rules. The Search for Planet X captures the thrill of discovery, the puzzly-nature of astronomical investigation, and the competition inherent in the scientific process.
Players must download the Search for Planet X companion app.

Saturday Morning Game Events

Game events with start times between 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Scenario Name:Intoduction to Dungeons & Dragons
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 6
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-6
Game Duration:2 hours
Game Master:Perpetual Potion: TTRPG Services (Morgan Winter)
Learn Dungeons & Dragons from an experienced Dungeon Master! Whether you’re a completely new player or just need a little help with some of the rules, this crash course offers a fun scenario to familiarize you with the game. All questions welcome!
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 3
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-100
Game Duration:1 hours
Game Master:Christine Maye
In Second Chance, each player starts with a 9×9 grid that they want to fill as completely as possible using tetrominoes shaped pieces.

Saturday Afternoon Game Events

Game events with start times between 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

Scenario Name: The Needs of the Many (D&D Tournament)
Location: Game Ballroom, Tables 5-8
Player Age: Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience: Previous experience required
Number of Players: 12-18
Game Duration: 4 hours
Game Masters: Dire Bear Adventuring Company (Heath Halbrooks), Jacob Sargent, Kerry Jordan, Perpetual Potion: TTRPG Services (Morgan Winter)
A caravan has gone missing in the frozen north. Innocent lives depend on your ability to overcome numerous hazards and halt a dark ritual to save the day!
Have some fun playing Dungeons & Dragons and earn bragging rights as the best D&D players at the Huntsville Comic & Pop Culture Expo! Tables of participants play the same adventure simultaneously and are judged based on a variety of criteria: role-playing, problem-solving, combat, and speed. The players at the winning table each receive a Player Bundle from D&D Beyond.
Each table seats 4-6 players. Bring your friends or meet new ones at the table. Pre-generated 3rd level characters are provided. Players start assembling at 12:30 PM for table assignment. The tournament starts at 1:00 PM.
Game Format:Commander
Location:Game Ballroom, Tables 1-3
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:12-18
Game Duration:4 hours
Game Master:Damon Marceaux
Magic: The Gathering is a popular collectible card game that allows players to assume the role of dueling wizards who cast spells and summon creatures in order to defeat their opponents. The Commander format is all about picking your hero and building a deck around them. In this casual, multiplayer format, you choose a legendary creature to serve as your commander and build the rest of your deck around their color identity.
Scenario Name:Graven Circle
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 4
Player Age:Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:2-4
Game Duration:2 hours
Game Master:Timothy Cribbs
Graven Circle is a strategy game that is a spin-off of the graphic novel. The goal of the game is to reach the objective point with the required tools, which are collected during the mission. There are setbacks along the way and players must duel in some situations. To win the game, the player must be the first to satisfy the objective or be the last one standing.
Scenario Name:A Heart of Stone
Location:Meeting Room 3, Table 9
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:4-7
Game Duration:3 hours
Game Master:JJ Jinright
You are approached by a desperate fisherman with a secret. Are you willing to join him in recovering the lost silver of the Moon?
A D&D adventure for 4-6 characters of levels 1-3! (Pre-generated characters provided.)
Scenario Name:Escape from the Obelisk
Location:Meeting Room 3, Table 10
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:2-6
Game Duration:3 hours
Game Master:Yew Livingston Stanbery
You find yourself imprisoned within a strange obelisk and infected with a disease that is transforming you into something else. Your only hope is to find a cure while escaping this artifact of the prior worlds.
Numenera is a science fantasy roleplaying game set on Earth, 1 billion years in the future. Eight times the people of this Earth built their civilizations, reaching heights we cannot even fully imagine. The current age, the Ninth World, is a dark age still rebuilding itself from the collapse of the last, but miraculous devices and ruins from prior worlds can still be found by the lucky and the curious.

Saturday Evening Game Events

Game events with start times between 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm.

Game Format:Supershow the Card Game HSV Heavyweight Title Tourney
Location:Game Ballroom, Tables 1-2
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:2-12
Game Duration:4 hours
Game Master:SRG Universe (Griff Briggs)
Supershow the Card Game is a collectible wrestling card game where players select a competitor and race to hit a finishing move before their opponent. But if their opponent kicks out of the pin, the crowd gets on their feet and the challengers battle it out again!
Players must bring their own Supershow the Card Game decks. Decks are available for purchase in the vendor area.
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 3
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-100
Game Duration:1 hours
Game Master:Christine Maye
In the multiplayer puzzle game, Railroad Ink, your goal is to connect as many exits on your board as possible. Each round, a set of dice are rolled in the middle of the table, determining which kind of road and railway routes are available to all players. You have to draw these routes on your erasable boards to create transport lines and connect your exits, trying to optimize the available symbols better than your opponents.
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 4
Player Age:Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:2-4
Game Duration:2 hours
Game Master:Craig Goodrick
Players take on the role of astronomers, using observations and logical deductions to search for this hypothetical planet. Each game, the companion app randomly selects an arrangement of objects and a location for Planet X following predefined logic rules. The Search for Planet X captures the thrill of discovery, the puzzly-nature of astronomical investigation, and the competition inherent in the scientific process.
Players must download the Search for Planet X companion app.
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 5
Player Age:Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-4
Game Duration:4 hours
Game Master:Vault Dwellers Demo Team (Witt Sullivan)
Players build their own crew from a wide range of factions, allies and iconic characters from the Fallout series. Play through a solo campaign or setup AI forces as a third party in your player vs player or co-op games. This game session features the Survivors versus Super Mutants. Nora, Dogmeat, and a couple of Settlers have to hack terminals while fighting off mean green Super Mutants and their Mutant Hound.
Location: Game Ballroom, Table 7
Player Age: Any
Player Experience: Beginner welcome
Number of Players: 3-7
Game Duration: 3 hours
Game Master: Yew Livingston Stanbery
The D&D Adventurers League is an ongoing official campaign for Dungeons & Dragons. A players can create a character or simply claim a pre-generated character and bring that character to games anywhere D&D Adventurers League play is happening. This game session supports Tier I or II play, depending on the interest of the players and available characters.
Season 10 takes place in the frozen north of Faerun. The Frostmaiden, the embodiment of winter’s wrath, has brought neverending winter to Icewind Dale. Characters must face the many perils of this cold frontier.
Available Tier I adventures include: DDAL10-00 Ice Road Trackers, DC-PoA-DCAF01 Let It Goat, DC-PoA-DCAF03 Sputtering Out, DC-PoA-DCAF04 A Macabre Night, and DC-PoA-DCAF05 Head in the Clouds. Available Tier II adventures include: DDAL00-13 Ferocious Love, DC-PoA-Cth1 Roused by Raiders, and DC-PoA-ZL-01 Ogre Krush.
Scenario Name:Crisis on Odin IV
Location:Meeting Room 3, Table 9
Player Age:Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:3-5
Game Duration:4 hours
Game Master:Jacob Sargent
Your crew just docked at the Odin IV Station above the beautiful planet of Zagra and are eager to settle your latest job. Ten million credits for a data cylinder, easy money for freelance mercenaries such as you… or so you think up until the alarms start sounding. The station is under attack!
Join the crew and experience an action-packed onslaught as you try to get paid, stay alive, and get off the station before its too late.
Scenario Name:The Aldameer Mystery
Location:Meeting Room 3, Table 10
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:3-6
Game Duration:3 hours
Game Master:Dire Bear Adventuring Company (Heath Halbrooks)
Strange things are afoot in the city of Aldameer. While strange things are afoot normally in Aldameer this is stranger than most. Whispers heard in the Mud District, and strange sounds from its sister ward, The Fountain Ward. The city has hired the adventuring party to delve into the mystery that is causing the strange happenings. Brave the city of Aldameer and discover what secrets lie beneath its surface.
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 3
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-100
Game Duration:2 hours
Game Master:Christine Maye
In the multiplayer puzzle game, Railroad Ink, your goal is to connect as many exits on your board as possible. With expansions involved, the difficulty increases. See if you can be the best civic engineer!
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 4
Player Age:Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:3-6
Game Duration:2 hours
Game Master:Craig Goodrick
You start out with empty lots, build small casinos, and expand them as your bankroll grows. Your rivals can build next door… and they just might take you over with a clever paint job or a lucky roll of the dice.
Location:Game Ballroom, Tables 1-2
Player Age:Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-8
Game Duration:2 hours
Game Master:Richard Garber
Build the Village, Create the Heroes, Defeat the Dungeon! Pick your village and add buildings to it each round that allow more and more actions to be used. As heroes gain equipment and skills, send the best into the dungeon to test their skills against the many trials within. Rewards and victory await for those can create the best of both village and hero. Unique double option cards let players choose several courses of action for each cards use.

Sunday Morning Game Events

Game events with start times between 10:00 am – 11:00 am.

Scenario Name:Introduction to Dungeons & Dragons
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 6
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-6
Game Duration:2 hours
Game Master:Perpetual Potion: TTRPG Services (Morgan Winter)
Learn Dungeons & Dragons from an experienced Dungeon Master! Whether you’re a completely new player or just need a little help with some of the rules, this crash course offers a fun scenario to familiarize you with the game. All questions welcome!
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 3
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-100
Game Duration:1 hours
Game Master:Christine Maye
In Second Chance, each player starts with a 9×9 grid that they want to fill as completely as possible using tetrominoes shaped pieces.

Sunday Afternoon Game Events

Game events with start times between 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

Game Format:Supershow the Card Game HSV Tag Team Tourney
Location:Game Ballroom, Tables 1-2
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:2-12
Game Duration:4 hours
Game Master:SRG Universe (Griff Briggs)
Supershow the Card Game is a collectible wrestling card game where players select a competitor and race to hit a finishing move before their opponent. But if their opponent kicks out of the pin, the crowd gets on their feet and the challengers battle it out again!
Players must bring their own Supershow the Card Game decks. Decks are available for purchase in the vendor area.
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 3
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-100
Game Duration:1 hours
Game Master:Christine Maye
In the multiplayer puzzle game, Railroad Ink, your goal is to connect as many exits on your board as possible. Each round, a set of dice are rolled in the middle of the table, determining which kind of road and railway routes are available to all players. You have to draw these routes on your erasable boards to create transport lines and connect your exits, trying to optimize the available symbols better than your opponents.
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 5
Player Age:Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-4
Game Duration:4 hours
Game Master:Vault Dwellers Demo Team (Witt Sullivan)
Players build their own crew from a wide range of factions, allies and iconic characters from the Fallout series. Play through a solo campaign or setup AI forces as a third party in your player vs player or co-op games. This game session features the Survivors versus Super Mutants. Nora, Dogmeat, and a couple of Settlers have to hack terminals while fighting off mean green Super Mutants and their Mutant Hound.
Game Format: Adventurers League Season 10
Location: Game Ballroom, Table 7
Player Age: Any
Player Experience: Beginner welcome
Number of Players: 3-7
Game Duration: 3 hours
Game Master: Yew Livingston Stanbery
The D&D Adventurers League is an ongoing official campaign for Dungeons & Dragons. A players can create a character or simply claim a pre-generated character and bring that character to games anywhere D&D Adventurers League play is happening. This game session supports Tier I or II play, depending on the interest of the players and available characters.
Season 10 takes place in the frozen north of Faerun. The Frostmaiden, the embodiment of winter’s wrath, has brought neverending winter to Icewind Dale. Characters must face the many perils of this cold frontier.
Available Tier I adventures include: DDAL10-00 Ice Road Trackers, DC-PoA-DCAF01 Let It Goat, DC-PoA-DCAF03 Sputtering Out, DC-PoA-DCAF04 A Macabre Night, and DC-PoA-DCAF05 Head in the Clouds. Available Tier II adventures include: DDAL00-13 Ferocious Love, DC-PoA-Cth1 Roused by Raiders, and DC-PoA-ZL-01 Ogre Krush.
Scenario Name:Clarshh’s Sepulchre
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 8
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:4-7
Game Duration:4 hours
Game Master:Anthony Krones
A strange giant in regal clothes offers you a lucrative payout for a seemingly simple job: follow the clues to enter an ancient crypt of a deceased cult leader and retrieve a magic item. Sounds simple enough…
A D&D adventure for 4-6 characters of levels 1-3! (Pre-generated characters provided.) A nice blend of role playing, puzzle solving, and dungeon delving!
Scenario Name:Crisis on Odin IV
Location:Meeting Room 3, Table 9
Player Age:Teen or older (13+)
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:3-5
Game Duration:4 hours
Game Master:Jacob Sargent
Your crew just docked at the Odin IV Station above the beautiful planet of Zagra and are eager to settle your latest job. Ten million credits for a data cylinder, easy money for freelance mercenaries such as you… or so you think up until the alarms start sounding. The station is under attack!
Join the crew and experience an action-packed onslaught as you try to get paid, stay alive, and get off the station before its too late.
Scenario Name:The Aldameer Mystery
Location:Meeting Room 3, Table 10
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:3-6
Game Duration:3 hours
Game Master:Dire Bear Adventuring Company (Heath Halbrooks)
Strange things are afoot in the city of Aldameer. While strange things are afoot normally in Aldameer this is stranger than most. Whispers heard in the Mud District, and strange sounds from its sister ward, The Fountain Ward. The city has hired the adventuring party to delve into the mystery that is causing the strange happenings. Brave the city of Aldameer and discover what secrets lie beneath its surface.
Location:Game Ballroom, Table 3
Player Age:Any
Player Experience:Beginner welcome
Number of Players:1-100
Game Duration:2 hours
Game Master:Christine Maye
In the multiplayer puzzle game, Railroad Ink, your goal is to connect as many exits on your board as possible. With expansions involved, the difficulty increases. See if you can be the best civic engineer!