X marks the con

May 15, 2013 

What | X-Con World VI

Where | Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 N. Oak Street, Myrtle Beach

When | Friday through Sunday

How Much | 3 Day Badge is $15 (in advance) or $20 (at the door). The VIP Package is $170 (in advance) and $200 (at the door). Ages12 and younger are free. Other events and tournaments during the convention may have additional costs.

Contact | www.xconworld.com or 839-4840

Thursday

10 p.m. – "Star Trek: Into Darkness" – an exclusive early screening of the highly-anticipated film, at the Grande 14 Cinema at The Market Common. Actor Deep Roy (who reprises his role as Keenser in the film) will be in attendance for a Q&A session and to introduce the film. Tickets are $20 and have to be purchased in advance at www.xconworld.com.

Friday

Noon – Doors open

12:30 p.m. – Mystery Inc. presents “Ghost Hunting 101” in the Panel Room

12:45 p.m. – Kill U Ride Indie Horror Film Fest in the Video Room

1:30 p.m. – X-Girls Lolita Fashion Cosplay w/ Special Guests in the Panel Room

2 p.m. – War Machine Hordes Demos at mini-gaming tables in the Dealer Room

2 p.m. – Fiat Lux – Heavy Metal Demos on the Main Stage

2:30 p.m. – “Welcome to Reality TV” – Casting call in the Panel Room

3 p.m. – Twister with the X-Girls on the Main Stage

3:30 p.m. – Kids Gaming with Scarab in the Dealer Room

3:30 p.m. – Horror Writing Workshop with Michael Knost in the Panel Room

3:45 p.m. – Anime Film Fest by Funimation (all ages) in the Video Room

4 - 6 p.m. – (Off-Site Event) Laser Tag Tournament at Wonder Works, Broadway at the Beach

4 p.m. – Sleeping Samurai Demos on the Main Stage

4 p.m. – Hero Clix Demos and Games at mini-gaming tables in the Dealer Room

4:30 p.m. – Improv Sketch Contest: Part One for prizes in the Panel Room

5 p.m. – War Machine Hordes Mini-Tourney in the Dealer Room

5 p.m. – C4W Professional Wrestling “X CON X-TREME” on the Main Stage

5:30 p.m. – Zombies of the “The Walking Dead” present “How to be the Next Undead Star” in the Panel Room

6:30 p.m. – Garrick Hagon presents “Dr. Who, Star Wars – Your Point is Invalid” in the Panel Room

6:45 p.m. – Kill U Ride Indie Horror Film Fest in the Video Room

8 p.m. – Doors close

8:30 p.m. – VIP Art Show at Corsair Comics, 807 Main Street, Myrtle Beach

Midnight – After Party with vaudevillian burlesque troupe Purrlesque, at 805 Main Street, Myrtle Beach

Saturday

10 a.m. – Doors open

10:30 a.m. – C4W Professional Wrestling “X CON X-TREME” on the Main Stage

10:45 p.m. – Anime Film Fest by Funimation (all ages) in the Video Room

11 a.m. – Star City Games MTG SUPER IQ in the Dealer Room

11 a.m. – “Power Rangers & Horror?” Q&A with Cerina Vincent in the Panel Room

11 a.m. – 11th Company Warhammer Tournament in the Dealer Room

11 a.m. – Drawing with Captain Matt – Kids Zone in the Dealer Room

Noon – Improv Sketch Contest: Part Two for prizes in the Panel Room

12:30 p.m. – Twister with the X-Girls on the Main Stage

1 p.m. – The Dorky side of Shane Moore in the Panel Room

1:30 p.m. – Kid’s Costume Contest for prizes on the Main Stage

2 p.m. – “Once Upon a Time, Pirates Caribbean,” Q&A with Lee Arenberg in the Panel Room

2:30 p.m. – Medieval Times Demos on the Main Stage

2:45 p.m. – Kill U Ride Indie Horror Film Fest in the Video Room

3 p.m. – “Hack/Slash/Revival” Q&A with Tim Seeley in the Panel Room

3:30 p.m. – Geek Dating Game: Part One on the Main Stage

4 p.m. – “Zombie Show” Q&A with Michael Rooker and IronE Singleton in the Panel Room

4:30 p.m. – TBA

4:45 p.m. – Kill U Ride Indie Horror Film Fest featuring the "Ghost Trek" World Premiere in the Video Room

5 p.m. – “Kid’s Shows for Adults” with Bob Camp in the Panel Room

5:30 p.m. – Adult Costume Contest for prizes on the Main Stage

5:45 p.m. – Anime Film Fest by Funimation (all ages) in the Video Room

6 p.m. – “Willy Wonka, Star Trek and More” Q&A with Deep Roy in the Panel Room

6:30 p.m. – Geek Dating Game: Part Two on the Main Stage

7 p.m. – “Zombie Apocalypse Survival: Part II” with David Powers

7:30 p.m. – (Off-Site Event) Slumber Party/Lock-in at MagiQuest, Broadway at the Beach; kids ages 6-13 spend the night inside MagiQuest and play all night. Breakfast in the morning before pick-up, bring your sleeping bag, etc.

8 p.m. – Doors close

8 p.m. – VIP Dinner and Show at Medieval Times, featuring a pre-show "Battle Royale" finale by Sleeping Samurai and a CD Release Party for Steve “Thunder” Tibbs new album, "NERD LIFE," immediately following the jousting tournament.

Sunday, May 19

11 a.m. – Doors open

11 a.m. – “Geek Church” with David Powers in the Panel Room

11:45 p.m. – Anime Film Fest by Funimation (all ages) in the Video Room

Noon – Indie Horror Film Making with Ghost Trek, Kluckin Films and Zombie Mark in the Panel Room

Noon – Star City Games in the Dealer Room

12:30 p.m. Fiat Lux Rematch on the Main Stage

1 p.m. – War Machine Hordes Steam Roller 50pts in the Dealer Room

1 p.m. – Drawing with Captain Matt – Kids Zone in the Dealer Room

1 p.m. – “What’s up at Adult Swim?” with C. Martin Croker in the Panel Room

1:30 p.m. – All Ages Costume Contest for prizes on the Main Stage

1:45 p.m. – Kill U Ride Indie Horror Film Fest in the Video Room

2 p.m. – “Breaking into Comics” with Tsunami Studios and Company

2:30 p.m. – TBA on the Main Stage

3 p.m. – “Monsters on the little Screen” with Camden Toy in the Panel Room

3:30 p.m. – Geek Dating Game: Part 3 on the Main Stage

4 p.m. – “Preparing for an Alien Invasion” with Bob Boan in the Panel Room

5 p.m. – Doors close

5:15 p.m. – VIP Volition Fashion Show in the Panel Room (see Gotta Have It on page 17 for a preview)

- Derrick Bracey for Weekly Surge

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