[July Update] Cancelled, Postponed and ongoing UK RPG Conventions

Cancelled, postponed and virtual events have been labelled.

This is the July update for the UK RPG conventions for 2021 and far beyond.

Please note that other conventions may also cancel as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.  Many conventions are running a virtual version of the convention instead.

Each has a website (though a few have Facebook pages) for information and details.

I am waiting on news on a few regular events so I may update this list.

If you know of any that have been missed please mention them in the comments below.

Please note, a few conventions have asked to be removed from this list.

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Date Change

UK Games Expo 2021, NEC, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT & Hilton, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1PP

Friday 30th July - Sunday 1st August 2021

http://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk

Cancelled -

Continuum 2021, John Foster Hall, Manor Road, Leicester, LE2 2LG

Friday 6th - Monday 9th August 2021

http://continuumconvention.co.uk/

Grand Tribunal 2021, Gas Green Community Centre, Baker Street, Cheltenham GL51 9HQ

Friday 13th - Sunday 15th August 2021

http://www.grandtribunal.org/wiki/Main_Page

Cancelled -

Tabletop Scotland 2021, Dewars Centre, Glover Street, Perth, Scotland PH2 0TH

Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd August 2021

http://tabletopscotland.co.uk/

Cancelled due to bereavement.

FeatherCon 2021, Featherstone Castle, Hall Bank, Northumberland NE49 0JG

Friday 27th - Monday 30th August 2021

https://www.facebook.com/groups/485003805271383/

Shake, Battle and Roll (Formerly StabCon South) Autumn 2021, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Southampton, Bracken Pl, Chilworth, Southampton SO16 3RB

Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd October 2021

https://fb.me/e/jJ4Lv8jXA

AlbaCon 2021, Virtual Con on-line.

Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd October 2021

http://www.albacon.co.uk

Furnace XVI, Garrison Hotel, 635 Penistone Road, Sheffield, S6 2GB

Saturday 9th - Sunday 10th October 2021

http://furnace.org.uk

Wyntercon VIII, Devonshire Park, College Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4JJ

Saturday 30th - Sunday 31st October 2021

https://www.wyntercon.org

Con-Densed 2021, Billing Aquadrome, Crow Ln, Great Billing, Northampton NN3 9DA

Friday 12th - Monday 15th November 2021

https://www.facebook.com/groups/499592967602345/

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ConTingency 2022, Searles Leisure Resort, South Beach, Hunstanton, Norfolk. PE36 5BB

Wednesday 19th - Monday 24th January 2022.

http://www.con-tingency.uk/

Revelation 2022, Garrison Hotel, 635 Penistone Road, Sheffield, S6 2GB

Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th February 2022

http://revelationgames.org.uk/

AireCon 2022, Harrogate International Centre, King's Rd, Harrogate HG1 5LA

Friday 11th - Sunday 13th March 2022

https://airecon.uk

North Star V, Garrison Hotel, 635 Penistone Road, Sheffield, S6 2GB

Saturday 4th - Sunday 5th June 2022

http://www.northstarcon.org.uk/

Continuum 2022, John Foster Hall, Manor Road, Leicester, LE2 2LG

Friday 5th - Monday 8th August 2022

http://continuumconvention.co.uk/

My Fria Ligan Games at Chicago Tabletop RPG Pickup Con 2021

Chicago Tabletop RPG Pickup Con 2021, Virtual RPG Convention

Saturday 22nd - Sunday 23rd May 2021

http://ttrpgpickupcon.com/

These are the two Fria Ligan RPG games I am running at Virtual Chicago TTRPG Pickup Con in May.

The first is my regular Tales From The Loop Mystery set in the UK 1984. Adventures during the British summer as the Kids play on wasteland and avoiding school bullies, weird plants, and seeking missing pets.

What’s can go wrong?

The second game is an Fria Ligan Alien scenario using the crew of The Betty from Alien: Resurrection as the player characters. A heist on a popular space liner under a tight time constraint for a psychotic crime boss, what could go wrong?

‘Atomic Butterflies and Feral Buddleia’

Tales from the Loop RPG

Saturday Evening Slot (22:00 GMT+1)

For up to six players. New players welcome!

“Watching the swarm of butterflies flowing between the Buddleia at the 'meadow' where you play is peaceful in the sunshine and the silence is welcome after all the arguments at home. But why is it so quiet, where is the birdsong, and what are all these little bones scattered about in the grass?

Tags: Player-led, Sci-Fi (Alt-History), Nostalgia Play, No Pre-gens, Rules-lite, Newbie Friendly, Fria Ligan, Musical Accompaniment.

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‘All That Glitters is Gold’

Alien RPG

Saturday Evening Slot

For up to six players. Newbies welcome!

The job would be a cinch, a simple box bust on a floating palace baron stuck in a jam. Ringers onboard have thrown a spanner in the works.

Once they douse the glim, we bolt in offering gall gab as we grift our way in. Togged up as grease-monkeys to fix their gears they’ll welcome us in.

There’s no gitters or feds to nix the keister so we can oil open the box.

The haul wouldn’t be chicken feed either, it will be a cushy number of props. We secure the derby, scoot it out on The Betty, and meet up for the slaughter for our split. You savvy?

Tags: 18+, Alien, Hidden Agendas, Horror, Player-Led, Pre-Gens, Sci-Fi, Spaceships with Ashtrays, Fria Ligan, Musical Accompaniment.

My Fria Ligan Alien RPG Game at Herefordshire Board Gamers Virtual Game Convention 2021

Herefordshire Board Gamers Virtual Game Convention 2021, Virtual Con on-line.

Saturday 15th - Sunday 16th May 2021.

https://fb.me/e/34mk6BaCa


This is the Fria Ligan RPG game I am running at Herefordshire Board Gamers Virtual Game Convention 2021 in May.

It is an Fria Ligan Alien scenario using the crew of The Betty from Alien: Resurrection as the player characters. A heist on a popular space liner under a tight time constraint for a psychotic crime boss, what could go wrong?

‘All That Glitters is Gold’

Alien RPG

Sunday Evening Slot

For up to six players. Newbies welcome!

The job would be a cinch, a simple box bust on a floating palace baron stuck in a jam. Ringers onboard have thrown a spanner in the works.

Once they douse the glim, we bolt in offering gall gab as we grift our way in. Togged up as grease-monkeys to fix their gears they’ll welcome us in.

There’s no gitters or feds to nix the keister so we can oil open the box.

The haul wouldn’t be chicken feed either, it will be a cushy number of props. We secure the derby, scoot it out on The Betty, and meet up for the slaughter for our split. You savvy?

Tags: 18+, Alien, Hidden Agendas, Horror, Player-Led, Pre-Gens, Sci-Fi, Spaceships with Ashtrays, Fria Ligan, Musical Accompaniment.

[May Update] UK RPG Conventions and Cancellations

Cancelled, postponed and virtual events have been labelled.

This is the May update for the UK RPG conventions for 2021 and far beyond.

Please note that other conventions may also cancel as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.  Many conventions are running a virtual version of the convention instead.



Each has a website (though a few have Facebook pages) for information and details.

I am waiting on news on a few regular events so I may update this list.

If you know of any that have been missed please mention them in the comments below.

Please note, a few conventions have asked to be removed from this list.

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North Star 2021, Virtual Con on-line.

Saturday 8th - Sunday 9th May 2021

http://www.northstarcon.org.uk/

Herefordshire Board Gamers Virtual Game Convention 2021, Virtual Con on-line.

Saturday 15th - Sunday 16th May 2021.

https://fb.me/e/34mk6BaCa

Seven Hills 2021, Virtual Con on-line

Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th June 2021.

https://7hills.org.uk/

Date Change

UK Games Expo 2021, NEC, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT & Hilton, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1PP

Friday 30th July - Sunday 1st August 2021

http://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk

Continuum 2021, John Foster Hall, Manor Road, Leicester, LE2 2LG

Friday 6th - Monday 9th August 2021

http://continuumconvention.co.uk/

Grand Tribunal 2021, Gas Green Community Centre, Baker Street, Cheltenham GL51 9HQ

Friday 13th - Sunday 15th August 2021

http://www.grandtribunal.org/wiki/Main_Page

Cancelled -

Tabletop Scotland 2021, Dewars Centre, Glover Street, Perth, Scotland PH2 0TH

Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd August 2021

http://tabletopscotland.co.uk/

Cancelled due to bereavement.

FeatherCon 2021, Featherstone Castle, Hall Bank, Northumberland NE49 0JG

Friday 27th - Monday 30th August 2021

https://www.facebook.com/groups/485003805271383/

Shake, Battle and Roll (Formerly StabCon South) Autumn 2021, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Southampton, Bracken Pl, Chilworth, Southampton SO16 3RB

Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd October 2021

https://fb.me/e/jJ4Lv8jXA

AlbaCon 2021, Virtual Con on-line.

Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd October 2021

http://www.albacon.co.uk

Furnace XVI, Garrison Hotel, 635 Penistone Road, Sheffield, S6 2GB

Saturday 9th - Sunday 10th October 2021

http://furnace.org.uk

Wyntercon VIII, Devonshire Park, College Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4JJ

Saturday 30th - Sunday 31st October 2021

https://www.wyntercon.org

Con-Densed 2021, Billing Aquadrome, Crow Ln, Great Billing, Northampton NN3 9DA

Friday 12th - Monday 15th November 2021

https://www.facebook.com/groups/499592967602345/

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ConTingency 2022, Searles Leisure Resort, South Beach, Hunstanton, Norfolk. PE36 5BB

Wednesday 19th - Monday 24th January 2022.

http://www.con-tingency.uk/

Continuum 2022, John Foster Hall, Manor Road, Leicester, LE2 2LG

Friday 5th - Monday 8th August 2022

http://continuumconvention.co.uk/

My Fria Ligan Games at North Star 2021

North Star 2021, Virtual Con on-line.

Saturday 8th - Sunday 9th May 2021

http://www.northstarcon.org.uk/

These are the two Fria Ligan RPG games I am running at Virtual North Star in May.

The first is a new Tales From The Loop Mystery set in the UK at Christmas 1984. Adventures in the snow, a fleeting glimpse of a silver and red Father Christmas, a Jawa-faced stranger hanging around a red telephone box, and mysterious lorries delivering odd devices. What’s it all about?

The second game is an Fria Ligan Alien scenario using the crew of The Betty from Alien: Resurrection as the player characters. A heist on a popular space liner under a tight time constraint for a psychotic crime boss, what could go wrong?



‘Winter Wonderland and Snow All Around’

Tales from the Loop RPG

Saturday Morning Slot

For up to six players. New players welcome!

“Monitoring Android last looked out, On the feast of Stephen”

“When the snow lay round about, Deep and crisp and even”

“Brightly shone the searchlights that night, the heat-rays’ bite was cruel”

“When a giant Tripod came in sight, burning down the school.”

Tags: Player-led, Sci-Fi (Alt-History), Nostalgia Play, No Pre-gens, Rules-lite, Newbie Friendly, Fria Ligan, Musical Accompaniment.

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‘All That Glitters is Gold’

Alien RPG

Saturday Evening Slot

For up to six players. Newbies welcome!

The job would be a cinch, a simple box bust on a floating palace baron stuck in a jam. Ringers onboard have thrown a spanner in the works.

Once they douse the glim, we bolt in offering gall gab as we grift our way in. Togged up as grease-monkeys to fix their gears they’ll welcome us in.

There’s no gitters or feds to nix the keister so we can oil open the box.

The haul wouldn’t be chicken feed either, it will be a cushy number of props. We secure the derby, scoot it out on The Betty, and meet up for the slaughter for our split. You savvy?

Tags: 18+, Alien, Hidden Agendas, Horror, Player-Led, Pre-Gens, Sci-Fi, Spaceships with Ashtrays, Fria Ligan, Musical Accompaniment.

[April Update] UK RPG Conventions and Cancellations

Cancelled, postponed and virtual events have been labelled.

This is the April update for the UK RPG conventions for 2021 and far beyond.

Please note that other conventions may also cancel as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.  Many conventions are running a virtual version of the convention instead.


Each has a website (though a few have Facebook pages) for information and details.

I am waiting on news on a few regular events so I may update this list.

If you know of any that have been missed please mention them in the comments below.

Please note, a few conventions have asked to be removed from this list.

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Conpulsion 2021, Virtual Con on-line

Thursday 8th - Saturday 10th April 2021

http://conpulsion.org/

https://www.facebook.com/events/1565282570339489

Virtual GROGMEET 2021, Virtual Con on-line.

Thursday 15th - Sunday 18th April 2021.

https://thegrognardfiles.com/grogmeet-2021/

AireCan’t 2021, Virtual Con on-line.

Friday 16th - Sunday 18th April 2021.

https://www.airecon.co.uk

North Star 2021, Virtual Con on-line.

Saturday 8th - Sunday 9th May 2021

http://www.northstarcon.org.uk/

Herefordshire Board Gamers Virtual Game Convention 2021, Virtual Con on-line.

Saturday 15th - Sunday 16th May 2021.

https://fb.me/e/34mk6BaCa

Seven Hills 2021, Virtual Con on-line

Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th June 2021.

https://7hills.org.uk/

Date Change

UK Games Expo 2021, NEC, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT & Hilton, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1PP

Friday 30th July - Sunday 1st August 2021

http://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk

Continuum 2021, John Foster Hall, Manor Road, Leicester, LE2 2LG

Friday 6th - Monday 9th August 2021

http://continuumconvention.co.uk/

Grand Tribunal 2021, Gas Green Community Centre, Baker Street, Cheltenham GL51 9HQ

Friday 13th - Sunday 15th August 2021

http://www.grandtribunal.org/wiki/Main_Page

Tabletop Scotland 2021, Dewars Centre, Glover Street, Perth, Scotland PH2 0TH

Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd August 2021

http://tabletopscotland.co.uk/

Cancelled due to bereavement.

FeatherCon 2021, Featherstone Castle, Hall Bank, Northumberland NE49 0JG

Friday 27th - Monday 30th August 2021

https://www.facebook.com/groups/485003805271383/

AlbaCon 2021, Virtual Con on-line.

Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd October 2021

http://www.albacon.co.uk

Furnace XVI, Garrison Hotel, 635 Penistone Road, Sheffield, S6 2GB

Saturday 9th - Sunday 10th October 2021

http://furnace.org.uk

Wyntercon VIII, Devonshire Park, College Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4JJ

Saturday 30th - Sunday 31st October 2021

https://www.wyntercon.org

Con-Densed 2021, Billing Aquadrome, Crow Ln, Great Billing, Northampton NN3 9DA

Friday 12th - Monday 15th November 2021

https://www.facebook.com/groups/499592967602345/

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ConTingency 2022, Searles Leisure Resort, South Beach, Hunstanton, Norfolk. PE36 5BB

Wednesday 19th - Monday 24th January 2022.

http://www.con-tingency.uk/

Continuum 2022, John Foster Hall, Manor Road, Leicester, LE2 2LG

Friday 5th - Monday 8th August 2022

http://continuumconvention.co.uk/

[March Update] UK RPG Conventions and Cancellations

Cancelled, postponed and virtual events have been labelled.

This is the March update for the UK RPG conventions for 2021 and far beyond.

Please note that other conventions may also cancel as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.  Many conventions are running a virtual version of the convention instead.

Each has a website (though a few have Facebook pages) for information and details.

I am waiting on news on a few regular events so I may update this list.

If you know of any that have been missed please mention them in the comments below.

Please note, a few conventions have asked to be removed from this list.

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BurritoCon6, Virtual Con on-line

Saturday 6th March 2021.

https://oldscouserroleplaying.com/2021/02/05/burritocon6-is-a-thing/

Shake, Battle and Roll (Formerly StabCon South) Spring 2021, Virtual Con on-line

Saturday 27th March 2021

https://www.facebook.com/events/457073388812022

Conpulsion 2021, Virtual Con on-line

Thursday 8th - Saturday 10th April 2021

http://conpulsion.org/

https://www.facebook.com/events/1565282570339489

Virtual GROGMEET 2021, Virtual Con on-line.

Thursday 15th - Sunday 18th April 2021.

https://thegrognardfiles.com/grogmeet-2021/

AireCan’t 2021, Virtual Con on-line.

Friday 16th - Sunday 18th April 2021.

https://www.airecon.co.uk

North Star 2021, Virtual Con on-line.

Saturday 8th - Sunday 9th May 2021

http://www.northstarcon.org.uk/

Seven Hills 2021, Virtual Con on-line

Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th June 2021.

https://7hills.org.uk/

Date Change

UK Games Expo 2021, NEC, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT & Hilton, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1PP

Friday 30th July - Sunday 1st August 2021

http://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk

Continuum 2021, John Foster Hall, Manor Road, Leicester, LE2 2LG

Friday 6th - Monday 9th August 2021

http://continuumconvention.co.uk/

Grand Tribunal 2021, Gas Green Community Centre, Baker Street, Cheltenham GL51 9HQ

Friday 13th - Sunday 15th August 2021

http://www.grandtribunal.org/wiki/Main_Page

Tabletop Scotland 2021, Dewars Centre, Glover Street, Perth, Scotland PH2 0TH

Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd August 2021

http://tabletopscotland.co.uk/

Cancelled due to bereavement.

FeatherCon 2021, Featherstone Castle, Hall Bank, Northumberland NE49 0JG

Friday 27th - Monday 30th August 2021

https://www.facebook.com/groups/485003805271383/

AlbaCon 2021, Virtual Con on-line.

Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd October 2021

http://www.albacon.co.uk

Furnace XVI, Garrison Hotel, 635 Penistone Road, Sheffield, S6 2GB

Saturday 9th - Sunday 10th October 2021

http://furnace.org.uk

Wyntercon VIII, Devonshire Park, College Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4JJ

Saturday 30th - Sunday 31st October 2021

https://www.wyntercon.org

Con-Densed 2021, Billing Aquadrome, Crow Ln, Great Billing, Northampton NN3 9DA

Friday 12th - Monday 15th November 2021

https://www.facebook.com/groups/499592967602345/

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ConTingency 2022, Searles Leisure Resort, South Beach, Hunstanton, Norfolk. PE36 5BB

Wednesday 19th - Monday 24th January 2022.

http://www.con-tingency.uk/

Continuum 2022, John Foster Hall, Manor Road, Leicester, LE2 2LG

Friday 5th - Monday 8th August 2022

http://continuumconvention.co.uk/

8 Million Users on Roll20 (Q4 2020 Report)

This is interesting to read about the growth on Roll20. Especially when it mentions Year Zero Engine and Alien RPG.

https://blog.roll20.net/posts/the-orr-group-industry-report-q4-2020-8-million-users-edition/?fbclid=IwAR0HkvjVs7-YcV7efE9WLbj5qGgtcpJdkH8dtj-aSXySG8tUvLfYI7Bv7TU

I am going to post up my experience with Roll20 over the last year and go through my current set up fir my games in the next post.

[January Update] UK RPG Conventions and Cancellations



Cancelled and postponed events have been labelled.

This is the January update for the UK RPG conventions for 2021 and far beyond.

Please note that other conventions may also cancel as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.  Many conventions are running a virtual version of the convention instead.

Each has a website (though a few have Facebook pages) for information and details.

I am waiting on news on a few regular events so I may update this list.

If you know of any that have been missed please mention them in the comments below.

Please note, a few conventions have asked to be removed from this list.

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Replaced with a Virtual Con

Winter StabCon 2021, Britannia Hotel Stockport, Dialstone Ln, Stockport, SK2 6AG

Friday 8th - Sunday 10th January 2021

https://m.facebook.com/groups/21195645768

Cancelled - Replaced with a Virtual Con and Scheduled for 2022.

ConTingency 2021, Searles Leisure Resort, South Beach, Hunstanton, Norfolk. PE36 5BB

Wednesday 20th - Monday 25th January 2021.

http://www.con-tingency.uk/

Replaced with a Virtual Con

Revelation 2021, Garrison Hotel, 635 Penistone Road, Sheffield, S6 2GB

Saturday 20th - Sunday 21st February 2021

http://revelationgames.org.uk/

UK Games Expo 2021, NEC, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT & Hilton, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1PP

Friday 4th - Sunday 6th June 2021

http://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk

Continuum 2021, John Foster Hall, Manor Road, Leicester, LE2 2LG

Friday 6th - Monday 9th August 2021

http://continuumconvention.co.uk/

Tabletop Scotland 2021, Dewars Centre, Glover Street, Perth, Scotland PH2 0TH

Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd August 2021

http://tabletopscotland.co.uk/

FeatherCon 2021, Featherstone Castle, Hall Bank, Northumberland NE49 0JG

Friday 27th - Monday 30th August 2021

https://www.facebook.com/groups/485003805271383/

AlbaCon 2021, Virtual Con on-line.

Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd October 2021

http://www.albacon.co.uk

Furnace XVI, Garrison Hotel, 635 Penistone Road, Sheffield, S6 2GB

Saturday 9th - Sunday 10th October 2021

http://furnace.org.uk

Con-Densed 2021, Billing Aquadrome, Crow Ln, Great Billing, Northampton NN3 9DA

Friday 12th - Monday 15th November 2021

https://www.facebook.com/groups/499592967602345/

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Continuum 2022, John Foster Hall, Manor Road, Leicester, LE2 2LG

Friday 5th - Monday 8th August 2022

http://continuumconvention.co.uk/