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MagicCon Chicago – 2024

Welcome to Avalon Hill in the windy city. Wait . . . no D&D?!! That’s right. A show just for Avalon Hill board games for our Magic-inclined crew. We’re happy to help facilitate this event for those who want something a little different than our usual fare. This show is coming up EXTREMELY SOON!!! (Feb 23rd to 25th) so things are going to move AT LIGHTNING SPEED!!!


We’ll go over some basic terminology and then get right to the gathering of information.

  • Slot:  This is a numerical unit of time, or block, the event is built around. For example Slot 2 is Friday from 2pm-6pm (CST). Slot 7 is Sunday from 10am-2pm. Using these blocks lets us align our schedule to make it easier for players to play in multiple events without things overlapping and conflicting. Please note that slots are back-to-back, though we will make sure you’re able to take breaks as needed.

For the MCC we will be using the following schedule (all times Central Standard Time):

Friday (Feb 23rd)Saturday (Feb 24th)Sunday (Feb 25th)
Slot 1: 10am – 2pmSlot 4: 10am – 2pmSlot 7: 10am – 2pm
Slot 2: 2pm – 6pmSlot 5: 2pm – 6pmSlot 8: 2pm – 6pm
Slot 3: 6pm – 10pmSlot 6: 6pm – 10pm

Please make sure you have read the following document and ask any questions you may have before filling out this application. By submitting it you are agreeing to follow the rules and guidelines contained within them.

Herald’s Guild Member Conduct Document


Events running at MCC 2024:

Avalon Hill Board Games – Rules provided ahead of time for those that need it. We’ll have HeroQuest, Betrayal at House on the Hill, and Risk Strike, among other things. You’ll be doing quick demos of the games and maybe the occasional full game (depending on whether people are waiting or not).

Compensation:

In exchange for 3 slots of work, you will receive a MCC badge to enjoy in your free time. The sole hotel room for the show is already full with our admin and main two demo staff. We’re looking for locals here.


DM Registration is OPEN – Have at it. Thanks

    Your Name (required):

    Heralds Guild #:
    Your HG# is in your show ratings email you receive. If you do not have one we will assign one when your schedule is processed (just put 'NEW" in this field to continue).

    Your Email (required):
    All correspondence will go to this email. Please make sure it is correct.

    Your Discord Username; e.g. ted366 OR ted366#1284 (required)
    We require all GMs to be present and pay attention on discord servers set up for our events, whether in-person or online. This will be our primary means of answering questions quickly as well as the way GMs share resources with each other.

    Phone #:

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    How many slots do you want to work? (required):

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    What slots do you want to work? (Reminder: There's no time between slots, but we will help you take breaks.)
    Slot 1 - Fri 10am - 2pm
    Slot 2 - Fri 2pm - 6pm
    Slot 3 - Fri 6pm - 10pm

    Slot 4 - Sat 10am - 2pm
    Slot 5 - Sat 2pm - 6pm
    Slot 6 - Sat 6pm - 10pm

    Slot 7 - Sun 10am - 2pm
    Slot 8 - Sun 2pm - 6pm

    Anything Else? (schedule request, special needs, etc.)

    By submitting this registration form you agree to have your personal information stored in the Baldman Games / Herald's Guild systems, that you are 18 years of age or older, consent to potentially have a background check run, and have read and accepted our Code of Conduct. (required) Yes