Um... Actually


"Um... Actually" is the game where geeks correct other geeks. The host will read several pop culture facts aloud, with each fact having an incorrect piece of information. The player who can best correct the statement must buzz in and make the correction, but don't forget to precede your answer with "Um... Actually."


Choose Your Nemesis!


Its like the dating game, except we skip right to the part where you want to kill each other! Here, you will meet 3 potential arch foes and you will pick which one is worthy of your rivalry!


TableTop Games To Bring in Newbs

This panel that will be about introductory games good for teaching newcomers the joy of tabletop games. Matt and Trevor will be discussing introductory games from the perspective of the wider use. There will be old standbys as well as great introductory games that do not get nearly enough attention.


Crystal Gems vs. Homeworld Gems: Steven Universe Trivia Challenge!


Can the Crystal Gems save the Earth using only their knowledge of Steven’s universe? Come find out! Two groups of 3 are chosen from the audience, and put on opposing sides--Crystal Gems vs Homeworld Gem--for the ultimate challenge!


Beginner's Bellydance

Come learn bellydance in a welcoming enviornment! This class will be geared towards those interested in learning some basics in bellydance, including some isolation work and footwork. Options for advancing the moves will also be given for those who are already familiar with the basics.


The Love Story Problem

This will be a roundtable discussion of the narrative tropes of romance in popular media. Topics will include Representation, Narrative Design, & Depiction.


Scavenger Hunt Adventure


Gather your friends and compete in the Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure! You'll race to find unique objects, take photos of interesting people, and discover hidden trails around the camp. Will you take home the top prize? May the fastest team win!


Charity Casino

Put on your best black tie outfit and Play On in our charity casino, benefitting an area firefighter fund.

High rollers can purchase chips, then trade them in later for prizes!

Chips purchased have no Cash Value and cannot be traded in for cash or POC Dollars.


Rock Band Tournament

Being a rock star isn’t just about playing the songs. You gotta look the part and melt faces!

Get your band together for the gig of your life. This competition judges your game score, your costumes, and your on-stage performance.  The final performance will be during the Costume Contest on Saturday night, so be sure to hit tryouts on Friday!


Trek Events


We will once again be featuring events surrounding the greatest sci-fi universe ever created!  (Shhhh, don't tell the Whovians!)

Members of the USS Hephaestus will run a variety of trek activies including trivia and panels.

  We need all the input that we can get to make Play On Con the best convention that it can be. If you have programming concepts, share them! If you have artistic ideas, let us know! If you want to help with convention operations, contact Marc to join the crew! We welcome your talents, and hope that you will volunteer to help!