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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4 12:00pm-8:00pm | Photo Booth by Dark Cool Entertainment Come get your picture taken at the Dark Cool Entertainment photo booth! 1:00pm-2:00pm | Demo Pokemon Demo the game before future tournaments or play. 1:00pm-9:00pm | Anime Block View Anime in our Anime viewing room (viewing schedules posted outside door). 2:00pm-3:00pm | Demo Yu-gi-oh Demo the game before future tournaments or play. 3:00pm-4:00pm | Demo Magic the Gathering Demo the game before future tournaments or play. 3:00pm-5:00pm | AMV Viewing Rooms Watch AMVs from past con contests and some past con favorites. 3:00pm-5:00pm | Anime Music Rooms Listen to anime music and get your con experience started right! 4:00pm-5:00pm | Demo Settlers of Catan Demo the game before future tournaments or play. 5:00pm-6:00pm | Chainmail Panel with Airshp Amestris Chainmail has many things to it; here is where you will find a brief history as well as tips, tricks, and pattern samples. 5:00pm-6:00pm | Demo Zombies Demo the game before future tournaments or play. 5:00pm-6:00pm | Meet & Greet with Jonathan Joss Come join Jonathan Joss for a discussion about his projects and a Q&A Session. 5:00pm-6:00pm | Family Feud Bring your âFamilyâ of 5 to come and try to match 100 con goers answers in this Con edition Family Feud. 5:00pm-6:00pm | Gothic Lolita Basics The Basics of Gothic Lolita will go into more detail about Gothic Lolita fashion. It will cover doâs and donâts, as well as the differences between it, and other branches of Lolita. 5:00pm-6:00pm | Prop Making with Rocieru Rocieru covers the construction of armor and weaponry and the fine details of costumes using material of all sorts. 6:00pm-7:00pm | Comic Collecting with Hobby House Come discuss the ins and outs of comic collecting. 6:00pm-7:00pm | Cosplay Modeling with Marie Doll Come discover how to take a good photo, how to approach photographers, how to pose for pictures, and how to choose the best locations with Cosplay guest Marie Doll. 6:00pm-7:00pm | Discuss Marvel Comics with Sam De La Rosa Come discuss Marvel Comics with Artist Sam De La Rosa. 6:00pm-7:00pm | Stunt Fighting with Martial Arts With and Without Weapons with Elektra Knight An instructional on stunt fighting for films utilizing martial arts and the weapons of martial arts. 6:00pm-7:00pm | Yu-gi-oh Play the Yu-gi-oh Card Game. 6:00pm-8:00pm | Meet & Greet with Vic Mignogna Come join Vic Mignogna for a discussion about his projects and a Q&A Session. 6:00pm-8:00pm | Opening Ceremonies hosted by Jonathan Joss & Concept Galaxy Come to the openeing ceremonies for the convention. Get a sneak peek at the major events for the convention and interact with guest host Jonathan Joss and Concept Galaxy. 7:00pm-8:00pm | Discuss the Independent Comic Industry/Companies Interested in the independent comic industry? Come talk and ask questions about the industry answered by CCP, Shark Industries & Stratum. 7:00pm-8:00pm | FNM: Friday Night Magic Play FNM: Friday Night Magic. 7:00pm-8:00pm | Independent Comics Not sure how to get your comics out there and published? Join our comic industry guests as they give you information and answer questions about creating your own independent comics. 7:00pm-8:00pm | Steampunk 101 with Airship Isabella The crew of the Airship Isabella will be hosting a panel and round table discussion on the often contested topic, What is Steampunk?Â The panel will cover the origins of steampunk, types and styles of steampunk, and the philosophical underpinnings of the steampunk movement. Audience participation will be actively encouraged. 7:00pm-9:00pm | Maid Workshop with Yunmao Ayakawa An introduction to the Japanese Maid Service industry. 8:00pm-8:30pm | Spinning Poi Fire Show with Claire Hamilton Come see voice actor Claire Hamilton dazzle you with herÂ fire poi and mesmerize you with her fire fans. Special guests will join Claire for a fiery blast you’ll be talking about all weekend. 8:00pm-9:00pm | Anime/ Manga: What is My Child Into? Come talk and get your questions answered about anime and manga and what exactly your child is into. 8:00pm-9:00pm | Demo Munchkin Demo the game before future tournaments or play. 8:00pm-9:00pm | Discussion of Comic Book Artistry and Production with our Comic Industry Guests Come join in this large panel with all our comic industry guests. Ask questions and get answers from guests that work in multiple parts of the industry. 8:00pm-9:00pm | Machete Panel with Billy Blair and Greg Ingram Discus Machete with film actors Billy Blair and Greg Ingram. 8:00pm-9:00pm | The Business of Cosplay with AZ Powergirl Cosplay has become big business. With TV shows of it’s own and conventions taking off, who wouldn’t want to make cosplay their newÂ career? You will learn all about what cosplay is and where it can take you as well as how to make it happen for you. 8:00pm-9:00pm | Meet & Greet with The Honkey-Tonk Man & Luke Williams Come join The Honkey-Tonk Man & Luke Williams for a discussion about their projects and a Q&A Session. 8:00pm-11:00pm | Haunted House by Twisted Dreamscapes Productions Come to RealmsCon’s very own haunted house presented by Twisted Dreamscapes Productions. 9:00pm-10:00pm | Conventions & Etiquette 101 hosted by Con Staff Come discover the basics of conventions and con etiquette. 9:00pm-10:00pm | Crow Q&A Panel Come ask creator James O’Barr and members of the cast questions about the movie and enjoy a screening of the film afterwards (10pm-12am). 9:00pm-10:00pm | Dark Steampunk with Steam Engine Intrepid Curious about the dark side of steampunk? Come find out more with Steam Engine Intrepid. 9:00pm-10:00pm | Demo Kittens in the Blender Demo the game before future tournaments or play. 9:00pm-10:00pm | How Do They Differ? with Dennis Calero & Matt Triano Ever wonder how the different comic giants differ? Ask Dennis Calero & Matt Triano the differences between working for DC and Marvel. 9:00pm-10:00pm | Make Your Own Practice Poi with Claire Hamilton Did you see voice actor Claire Hamilton’s Spinning Poi Fire Show? Want to learn how to spin those poi? Join Claire to make your very own (non-flaming)Â practiceÂ poiÂ and and learn several beginner moves. We won’t be lighting up, but this is a great way to strengthen injured shoulders/backs and build muscle. These moves also translate to glow sticks for all your rave dance needs! 9:00pm-12:00am | Sci-Fi/Horror Films Block (PG 13) View Sci-Fi/Horror films in our Sci-Fi/Horror viewing room (viewing schedules posted outside door) 10:00pm-10:30pm | A Little More Waltz Learn the basics of waltz before the Ball in this ballroom dancing workshop. 10:00pm-10:30pm | Preview to the RealmsJam Join musical guests Salia, SNRG, DJ Aaurock, and Yunmao Ayakawa for a preview of the Saturday RealmsJam. 10:00pm-11:00pm | Character Building 101 with Airship Isabella Learn the ins and outs of how to build original and dynamic characters for fiction or roleplay.Â We will cover basic concepts, names, professions, and the influences of society on character creation. We will be developing a basic character based on the hive mind to illustrate the influences of stereotype and perception in character development. 10:00pm-11:00pm | Demo Hero Clix Demo the game before future tournaments or play. 10:00pm-11:00pm | Drawing Sexy Women with Alfred Trujillo (18+) See how the pros draw your favorite sexy women. Ask questions and see examples of how you can draw sexy women too (ID required). 10:00pm-11:00pm | Pokemon Battle Participate in this Pokemon Battle game. You can either be the trainer or the Pokemon! 10:00pm-12:00am | Crow Screening 10:30pm-11:00pm | Intro to Ballroom Cha-Cha Learn the basics of cha-cha before the Ball in this ballroom dancing workshop. 10:30pm-11:30pm | Resz Concert Come hear local talent Resz at their Friday night concert. 11:00pm-11:30pm | Intro to Ballroom Tango Learn the basics of Tango before the Ball in this ballroom dancing workshop. 11:00pm-12:00am | How to Start a Webcomic with Monty and the Mongoose If you are interested in starting your own webcomic, now is the time to ask! Discuss the business with Monty and the Mongoose. 11:00pm-12:00am | The History of Steampunk (16+) Presentation of the history of Steampunk including a visual time-line display, followed by a Q&A session. (ID required) 11:00pm-1:00am | Cosplay Comedy Hour with Twisted Dreamscape Productions Come see Twisted Dreamscape Productions in their Cosplay Comedy Hour. 12:00am-1:00am | Costuming with Steam Engine Intrepid Want to learn tips and tricks in costume making? Come see Steam Engine Intrepid and find out more. 12:00am-2:30am | Horror Films Block (18+ – R) View Horror films in our Horror viewing room (viewing schedules posted outside door) (ID required) 12:00am-2:30am | Open Karaoke Night Like Karaoke? Spend time in our Karaoke room Friday night. 12:00am-3:00am | Rave with DJ Sebris Come to the Friday night Rave with guest DJ, DJ Sebris! 12:00am-3:00am | Halloween Masquerade Ball Come one, come all to our Halloween Masquerade Ball! (Masks required) 12:00am-3:00am | Repo the Genetic Opera with After Midnight Everybody Everybody Testify~!! Witness concurrently a screening and a live version of Terrance Zdunichâs Repo! The Genetic Opera performed by After Midnight. 1:00am-2:30am | Con Horror Stories hosted by Con Staff Sit and talk with con staff, volunteers, and the audience about past hilarious and disgusting con horror stories! 1:00am-2:30am | Gods & Monsters: West Come discuss the Gods & Monsters of the West, how our movies, comics, and anime/manga represent them, and their origins in this informative panel. All 3 Days | Concept Galaxy Interactive The interactive event is a large board game in a designated location listed on the map sheet. The objective is for the players to make their way through the board game maze and work with the characters to find different items to complete the various goals by completing mini games. Depending on what goals are completed will determine the outcome of the story on Sunday. All 3 Days | Homestuck Scavenger Hunt A Homestuck Scavenger hunt will be running for all three days of the convention. See sign-up for more details. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5 10:00am-11:00am | Registration Starts Tournament Registration (Saturday) 10:00am-11:00am | Convention 101 with Con Staff Come discover the basics of conventions. 10:00am-11:00am | Tips to Achieve Your Cosplay Body with Sun and Ad Feel that you need a little something more in your cosplay? Maybe you want to work on your body to fit your character a bit more? Come join us and our experienced staff, and they will help you find your own path to meet your goals. 10:00am-11:00am | How to Do Lolita Howdy ho, new Lolitaâs. Meet ups are intimidating, and if youâre new to Lolita, youâre probably wondering a few thingsâ¦ how does oneâ¦Lolita? come check out an information filled panel about how one does Lolita. 10:00am-12:00pm | Chic Geek- Origami with Claire Hamilton In this “make-n-take”, voice actor Claire Hamilton teaches the basic principles of origami. You’ll use traditional washi paper to make a charm or key fob and Claire will show you how to preserve it for future fun. 10:00am-9:00pm | Anime Block View Anime in our Anime viewing room (viewing schedules posted outside door) 11:00am-12:00pm | RealmsCon the Human Board Game You are the pieces trying to claim the prize of a 3-day 2014 RealmsCon pass. Just watch out anyone could win it even if you start in the audience. 11:00am-12:00pm | Zumba with Sun and Ad Burn off some major calories while having fun. Come dance to some of your favorite pop and anime songs. Make sure to wear something comfortable! 11:00am-12:00pm | Pokemon Tournament Pokemon Tournament 11:00am-12:00pm | Live Auction Supporting the YWCA Ever wanted to be that guy who waved his paddle in the air and yelled $1 gagillion for that vase nobody needs? Come join us for our live auction where 100% of the proceeds will go to support the YWCA and its programs! Featuring amateur auctioneer Rupert. 11:00am-1:00pm | Meet & Greet with Vic Mignogna Come join Vic Mignogna for a discussion about his projects and a Q&A Session. 11:00am-12:00am | Family Friendly Board Games Board games are having a resurgence in popularity recently and there are many options for a good, family-friendly game night at your house. Whether you are a complete board game novice but are interested in what is new, or a long time board game enthusiast that is looking for the latest and greatest, we will discuss all ranges of board games. 12:00pm-1:00pm | Discuss Invader Zim with Richard Horvitz & Rikki Simons Love Invader Zim? Discuss the show with Zim and Gir! 12:00pm-1:00pm | Healing Arts with Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Come join martial artist and actor Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa as he discusses the healing side of… 12:00pm-1:00pm | Are You a Gamer? We will be demonstrating different types of table top games, and the differences of the games. We will also explain how to keep up with the Hobby and the trade aspect to the game. 12:00pm-1:00pm | Cosplay 101 with Marie Doll & Rocieru Come discuss general beginner level knowledge and tips for sewing, crafting, and prop making. 12:00pm-1:00pm | Meet & Greet with John Swasey Come join John Swasey for a discussion about his projects and a Q&A Session. 12:00pm-1:00pm | Tabletop Free Play Freeplay in the Tabletop room. 12:00pm-8:00pm | Photo Booth by Dark Cool Entertainment Come get your picture taken at the Dark Cool Entertainment photo booth! 1:00pm-2:00pm | Discussion of Movie Making and Acting with our Film Industry Guests Come join in this large panel with all our film industry guests. Ask questions and get answers from guests that work in multiple parts of the industry. 1:00pm-2:00pm | Yu-gi-oh Tournament Yu-gi-oh Tournament 1:00pm-2:00pm | Ouran High Panel with Vic Mignogna, John Swasey, and J Michael Tatum Come discuss Ouran High Host Club with Tamaki Suou, Kyoya Otori, and Chairman Yuzuru Suou! 1:00pm-2:00pm | Talking Comics with Brian Augustyn Join comic artist Brian Augustyn for a discussion and Q&A session about comics and their ins and outs. 1:00pm-2:00pm | Meet & Greet with Claire Hamilton Come join Claire Hamilton for a discussion about her projects and a Q&A Session. 1:00pm-3:00pm | Cosplay Pre-judging Pre-judging for the Cosplay Contest. 1:00pm-3:00pm | Make-up FX with Sergio Guerra Join San Antonio’s fx makeup guru, Sergio Guerra, from the SyFy Channel’s series FACE OFF as he talk special FX.. 2:00pm-3:00pm | Asian Hip-Hop Before, During, and Beyond Champloo A discussion on How Hip Hop and Anime have borrowed from and influenced each other. 2:00pm-3:00pm | Meet J-Pop Icon Salia An introduction to Salia, her projects, and a Q&A Session. 2:00pm-3:00pm | Steampunk Safety with Airship Isabella Join Cedric and Amelia Whittaker as they take you on a short tour of the things that can go wrong in DIY modification and building in the Steampunk world and how to avoid them. Through stories, examples and demonstration, from internal injuries to accidental decapitation, learn what NOT to do when you pick up your goggles and your gear! 2:00pm-3:00pm | Smash up Tournament Smash up Tournament 2:30pm-4:00pm | Meet & Greet with Verne Troyer Come join Voltaire for a discussion about his projects and a Q&A Session. 3:00pm-4:00pm | Anime/ Manga: What is My Child Into? Come talk and get your questions answered about anime and manga and what exactly your child is into. 3:00pm-4:00pm | Cosplay Make-up Panel with Twisted Dreamscape Productions Need make-up tips for your costuming and cosplay? Come talk tips with Twisted Dreamscape Productions. 3:00pm-4:00pm | Discuss American Voice Acting and Anime with our Industry Guests Come join in this large panel with all our American voice acting industry guests. Ask questions and get answers from guests that work in multiple parts of the industry. 3:00pm-4:00pm | Magic Tournament (standard) Magic Tournament (standard) 3:00pm-4:00pm | Robert Rodriguez General Q&A with Billy Blair and Greg Ingram Interested in Robert Rodriguez films? Come talk to Billy Blair and Greg Ingram from Machete and Machete 2. 3:00pm-4:00pm | Meet International Cosplay & Maid Ambassador Yunmao Ayakawa An introduction to Yunmao Ayakawa, her projects, and a Q&A Session. 3:00pm-4:30pm | Ball Jointed Dolls (BJD) 101 with Asenva BJD? Huh what is that? BJD stands for ball jointed doll, but they arenât your average run of the mill doll. They are highly customizable dolls that come from Asia that can be made into any character. There are even some companies that have made them to look like popular anime and video game characters. Want to learn more? Come check out the BJD 101 panel with AsenvaBJD! 4:00pm-5:00pm | Chainmail Workshop with Airship Amestris Attendees will learn to make a small keychain that they can then take home and keep to show friends and family. Supplies will be provided and a small fee of 7$ will have to be ask to cover supplies. 4:00pm-5:00pm | How to Get Into the Video Game Industry Video games are big business and they need people trained in specific areas. Come talk to some game developers from Kingsisle Entertainment. We have experts in art, sound, programming, design and community ready to answer any question you have about getting into the game industry. Bring your portfolios if you have any! 4:00pm-5:00pm | Meet & Greet with Quinton Flynn Come join Quinton Flynn for a discussion about his projects and a Q&A Session. 4:00pm-5:00pm | Meet SNRG and DJ Aaurock Meet the entertainers and a Q&A. 4:00pm-5:00pmÂ | Tabletop Free Play Freeplay in the Tabletop room. 4:30pm-5:30pm | How to Kickstarter with Alfred Trujillo Bring your idea to life and make your dreams a realityÂ using crowed fundingÂ . Not everyone meets their goal, so get the information you need to make your project a success. 5:00pm-6:00pm | Meet & Greet with The Honkey-Tonk Man & Luke Williams Come join The Honkey-Tonk Man & Luke Williams for a discussion about their projects and a Q&A Session. 5:00pm-6:00pm | Munchkin Play Munchkin. 5:00pm-6:00pm | The Geek Dating Game with Dark Cool Entertainment Come play the Geek Dating Game with Dark Cool Entertainment. 5:00pm-6:00pm | Venom with Sam De La Rosa Explore the character Venom with artist Sam De La Rosa. 5:00pm-6:30pm | Cosplay Contest Come participate or watch the Cosplay Contest! See whose costuming is top notch judged by International Maid Ambassador Yunmao Ayakawa; Cosplayers AZ Powergirl, Marie Doll, and Rocieru; and Concept Galaxy. 5:30pm-8:00pm | Anime Jeopardy hosted by Rupert! Come play RealmsCon’s version of Anime Jeopardy, alone or in a group! See sign up for details. 6:00pm-7:00pm | Death Screams 101 with Claire Hamilton Participants learn to connect with their voice and produce all those fight sounds, grunts, groans and even screams in character and without ruining their vocal chords. This panel includes lots of fun voice exercises. 6:00pm-7:00pm | Meet & Greet with J Michael Tatum Come join J Michael Tatum for a discussion about his projects and a Q&A Session. 6:00pm-7:00pm | DIY Series with Airship Isabella The crew of the Airship Isabella will pull out her pretties and baubles and show you how they were made!Â This panel will cover from basic steampunk modification techniques to scratch-built construction of armor, weapons, costumes and gadgets.Â Learn tips, tricks, shortcuts and methods to build you own set of steampunk armor, ray gun, aether mask, costumes and many other steampunk necessities you know that you can’t live without! 6:00pm-7:00pm | Wizard 101/Pirate 101 KingsIsle Entertainment is a software developer and publisher that specializes in creating high-quality online games which provide entertainment for the entire family. We are the creators of Wizard101 and Pirate101, which together have garnered over 35 Million registered players to date, and are two of the fastest growing websites in the U.S. Come talk about the development of either titles with some of the creators! 6:00pm-7:00pm | Kittens in the Blender Play Kittens in the Blender. 6:30pm-9:00pm | “The Video Game Concert for Attractive People” (Hilary Adams) Featuring music and videos from Sonic, Mario, Zelda, Kingdom Hearts, Pokemon, Digimon, Ducktales, King’s Quest, Animal Crossing, Final Fantasy, the Internet, and an original piece inspired by Portal 2, this concert is a treat for those who appreciate multiple layers of comedy. 7:00pm-8:00pm | Discuss Video Game Voice Acting with Quinton Flynn & Claire Hamilton Interested in voice acting in video games? Come talk with Quinton Flynn and Claire Hamilton about the industry. 7:00pm-8:00pm | Zombies!! Play Zombies!!! 7:00pm-8:00pm | Intro to Leatherworking with A.D. Cruize Leather working is easy, fun and rewarding. This panel will show you how to get started and will include topics like pattern making, cutting, tooling, dying, sealing/finishing, sewing and setting rivets. 7:00pm-9:00pm | In Living Cosplay Concept Galaxyâs Cosplay Variety show returns for its fifth year at Realms Con. With all new videos, stage skits, dance routines, musical numbers, and even some new special guest cameo appearances. 7:00pm-9:00pm | Maid Workshop with Yunmao Ayakawa An introduction to the Japanese Maid Service industry 8:00pm-9:00pm | Face-off Q&A with Sergio Guerra Join San Antonio’s fx makeup guru, Sergio Guerra, from the SyFy Channel’s series FACE OFF as he answers questions about FX and the show. 8:00pm-9:00pm | Web Comics with Redbeard Rogers, Fabian Rangel Jr., & Monty and the Mongoose Interested in various aspects of webcomics? Join Redbeard Rogers, Fabian Rangel Jr., & Monty and the Mongoose for a discussion of the industry and tips on getting started. 8:00pm-9:00pm | Magic Tournament (modern) Magic Tournament (modern) 8:00pm-12:00am | Haunted House by Twisted Dreamscapes Productions Come to RealmsCon’s very own haunted house presented by Twisted Dreamscapes Productions. 9:00pm-10:00pm | Con Etiquette with Con Staff Come discover the basics of con etiquette. 9:00pm-10:00pm | Heroes Clix Tournament Heroes Clix Tournament 9pm-10pm | Cosplay Safety with AZ Powergirl Everyone wants to be a star and cosplay has hit it big. Keep yourself or your children safe from predators looking to exploit new cosplayers. Danger is always lurking so learn from others before you have to learn it the hard way. 9:00pm-10:00pm | Crossplay with Rocieru The crossplay panel is aimed at assisting cosplayers across the spectrum to perfect the art of gender deception (and more importantly to have fun!) while cosplaying as characters of the opposing gender. We will discuss female to male as well as male to female crossplaying techniques in detail, as well as holding a 5-10 minutes Q&A section at the end of our panel. 9:00pm-11:00pm | Sburbâs Instruction Manuel Join the Homestuck crew for a Q&A, containing interactive games and activities with the audience. 9:00pm-12:00am | Sci-Fi/Horror Films Block (PG 13) View Sci-Fi/Horror films in our Sci-Fi/Horror viewing room (viewing schedules posted outside door) 10:00pm-11:00pm | Armor Builds with Steam Engine Intrepid How do you create the armor for your costumes? Come check out this panel and find out. 10:00pm-11:00pm | Settlers of Catan Play Settlers of Catan. 10:00pm-11:00pm | Speed Buddy with Dark Cool Entertainment Heard of Speed Dating? This is a twist on the classic idea. Come meet new friends in this game hosted by Dark Cool Entertainment. 10:00pm-11:00pm | Alien Warrior Comic Standup (18+) Seen on NBCâs Last Comic Standing and Semi Finalist in two major national comedy competitions, The NTERLOPER Alien Warrior Comedian is here to share his misanthropic views on humanity via the Stand Up Comedy stage. (ID required) 10:00pm-11:30pm | BJD Addicts: A World Wide Vlog with Asenva Do you own a BJD? Are you curious as to what they are? They are ball jointed dolls from Asia that can be customized to look like anime characters! Come and check out these amazing dolls that come from Asia and learn about the BJD Addicts online YouTube community. 10pm-11:30pm | RealmsJam Come celebrate RealmsJam with musical guests Salia, SNRG, and Yunmao Ayakawa. 10:00pm-12:00am | Voltaire Concert Join musical guest Voltaire for music and entertainment. 11:00pm-12:00am | Ghost Hunting 101 with Airship Isabella Join Sky Captain Cedric Whittaker and Navigator Amelia Whittaker of the Airship Isabella for a class in hunting things that go bump in the night. They will be covering theories on paranormal activity and hauntings, types of hauntings, tools of the trade, how to set up an investigation, what to look for in an investigation, debunking and common mistakes, reviewing evidence and analysis. They will share what they have seen and what they have learned with a healthy dose of humor and realism. Ghosthunting and the paranormal isn’t always what you see on TV and it can be practiced by anyone! The Whittakers, also known as Michael and Eevie Ford, were founding members of the Austin Chapter of the Texas Paranormal Society in 2006. 11:00pm-12:00am | LARPing with Steam Engine Intrepid Curious about LARPing? Want to get some tips and tricks for better LARPing? Come talk to Steam Engine Intrepid and find out more about LARPs. 11:00pm-12:00am | Ro-sham-bo Chess Join our human chess game with a twist, two players and every piece needed. 11:00pm-3:00amÂ | Tabletop Free Play Freeplay in the Tabletop room. 11:30pm-12:00am | Real Life Survival Guide for Geeks & Nerds with A.D. Cruize (18+) We don’t always fit into the real world as well as we would like. This panel is designed to provide some insights to help navigate the mundane world and turn the problems that we find there into opportunities for growth & success. (ID required) 12:00am-1:00am | Extreme Costumes with Steam Engine Intrepid Are you enthralled by all the elaborate steampunk constumes and gadgets? Come ask Steam Engine Intrepid about the most interesting items of steampunk costuming. 12:00am-1:00am | Guess Who LIVE 3-5 contestants will have to pick out the single person in the audience that we randomly select. Come join Rupert the puppet, yeah puppet, for some interactive fun. 12:00am-2:30am | Horror Films Block (18+ – R) View Horror films in our Horror viewing room (viewing schedules posted outside door) (ID required) 12:00am-3:00am | RealmsJam Rave with DJ Aaurock Come dance at the RealmsJam Rave with DJ Aaurock. 12:00am-3:00am | Rocky Horror Picture Show with After Midnight While driving home on a rainy night, straight-laced lovebirds Brad and Janet, by chance, end up at the castle of one Dr. Frank-N-Furter and his bizarre entourage, to find that he’s having a party. This is no ordinary night, for this is the unveiling of the Doctor’s latest creation: Rocky, a man-made Adonis. This is an exceedingly grand visual and musical camp satire of the golden days of the B-movie horror and science-fiction genres. This shall be a night that both Brad and Janet will remember for a very, very long time. 12:00am-3:00amÂ | The Jigglewatts Vaudeville Revue (18+) Come see the Jigglewatts in a mixed show with comic characters, video game characters, and steampunk (ID required). 1:00am-2:30am | Con Horror Stories with Con Staff Sit and talk with con staff, volunteers, and the audience about past hilarious and disgusting con horror stories! SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6 9:00am | Yu-gi-oh card game Tournament Registration 10:00am-11:00am | Yu-gi-oh card game Tournament (Registration at 9:00am) 10:00am-11:00am | Advanced Manufacturing Techniques with A.D. Cruize A variety of techniques will be presented including soldering, mold-making, home metal casting, brazing, machining and welding. Plenty of time will be allotted for Q & A. 10:00am-11:00am | Zumba with Sun & Ad Burn off some major calories while having fun. Come dance to some of your favorite pop and anime songs. Make sure to wear something comfortable! 10:00am-11:00am | HIIT with Matt Allen (Golds Gym Certified Trainer) (18+) H I I T (High Intensity Interval Training)Â is a revolutionary cardio-based total-body conditioning program based on the principles ofÂ High IntensityÂ Interval Training. Join Matthew Allen as he brings this revolutionary workout to Realms Con for anyone that is willing to work hard for results and understands there is no substitute for hard work when it comes to fitness. H I I T is not for individuals that are pregnant, injured, or have preexisting conditions (medical or otherwise). Must be 18 years old and sign a waiver to participate. Matthew Allen is a personal trainer employed by Gold’s Gym and a certified personal trainer through NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) and NCCPT (National Council for Certified Personal Trainers). (ID required) 10:00am-11:00am | Datafix Concert Datafix is a young artist who produces electronic edm music usingÂ classicÂ Nintendo Gameboys. Datafix is known for powerful dubstep styled drops and a heavyÂ dance style that will keep you moving. Playing all over Texas, with such festivals as SxSW (South By Southwest), Â Datafix is ready to bring the rage, hype, andÂ party! 10:00am-1:00pm | Star Trek Continues Screening and Q&A with Vic Mignogna The USS Enterprise’s historic five-year mission continues with all new episodes of the original series. “Star Trek: Continues”, a new Trek series, beams down with exciting adventures of the Federation’s most heroic crew led by Captain James T. Kirk. Come join Vic Mignogna – James T. Kirk – as he screens the show and does a Q&A session afterwards. 10:00am-4:00pm | Photo Booth by Dark Cool Entertainment Come get your picture taken at the Dark Cool Entertainment photo booth! 10:00am-5:30pm | Asylum Film Festival Enjoy a film festival from sponsors Asylum Films! 11:00am-12:00pm | Advanced Cosplay with Rocieru Been cosplaying for a while? Want to up your techniques? Come talk to cosplay guest Rocieru about advanced cosplay techniques. 11:00am-12:00pm | Basic Diet & Exercise Advice with Matt Allen (Golds Gym Certified Trainer) Basic diet and exercise advice will be presented by Matthew Allen. Your health is important and your diet and whether or not you partake in routine exercise can have a profound effect on your health. If you would like to change your life by improving your health, getting in shape, and acquiring a positive self image then please joinÂ Matthew AllenÂ for this panel. With MOTIVATION and EDUCATION you can ACHIEVE your FITNESS goals. Matthew Allen is a personal trainer employed by Gold’s Gym and a certified personal trainer through NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) and NCCPT (National Council for Certified Personal Trainers). 11:00am-12:00pm | Mini Hero Clix Tournament Mini Hero Clix Tournament 11:00am-1:00pm | Chic Geek- Dragon Tails with Claire Hamilton Voice actor Claire Hamilton teaches you how to create your own gorgeous Lucky Dragon Tail pendant.Â You’ll also learn techniques for making your own polymer clay creations at home. 12:00pm-1:00pm | Firefly with Airship Isabella Come talk about your favorite characters, plots and stories from the season long series that we all wish would have lasted a life time, Firefly! We will be sharing how Firefly influenced us and what our favorite memories are in the series and with the characters. 12:00pm-2:00pm | FX Industry with Sergio Guerra Join San Antonio’s fx makeup guru, Sergio Guerra, from the SyFy Channel’s series FACE OFF as he discusses the FX industry. 12:00pm-3:00pm | Haunted House by Twisted Dreamscapes Productions Come to RealmsCon’s very own haunted house presented by Twisted Dreamscapes Productions. 12:00pm-3:00pm | Tabletop Free Play Freeplay in the Tabletop room. 12:00pm-6:00pm | Traditional Arts and Clothing with the Asian Cultures Museum This panel will consist of anime themed art, as well as demonstrations and discussion of traditional arts such as calligraphy, traditional clothing, origami, and martial arts. See a more old-fashioned side of culture and creativity! 1:00pm-2:00pm | Anime/ Manga: What is My Child Into? Come talk and get your questions answered about anime and manga and what exactly your child is into. 1:00pm-2:00pm | Jewelry Making Panel with Airship Amestris There are many types of jewelry out there, here we will talk about a lot that covers the basis of resin, beading, and much more. 1:00pm-3:00pm | Dr. Horrible with After Midnight Come see this interactive Shadowcast show where a live cast does a full stage production while the film plays simultaneously. Dr Horrible is family friendly and can play to all ages. 2:00pm-3:00pm | Guess Who LIVE 3-5 contestants will have to pick out the single person in the audience that we randomly select. Come join Rupert the puppet, yeah puppet, for some interactive fun. 2:00pm-3:00pm | How to Play a Villian with Steam Engine Intrepid Learn how to be a lean, mean, Villain machine from the infamous Steam Engine Intrepid. 2:00pm-3:00pm | Meet & Greet with Voltaire Come join Voltaire for a discussion about his projects and a Q&A Session. 3:00pm | Tabletop Raffle Giveaway Raffle Giveaway by Hobby House. 3:00pm-4:00pm | Comic Book Writing with Brian Augustyn Explore the writing side of comics with industry guest Brian Augustyn. 3:00pm-4:00pm | The Science of Lighter than Airships with A.D. Cruize After a brief history of airships we will soar into the science of how they work. Design options will be presented for rigid vs. limp construction and envelope material requirements. Pros & cons of helium, hydrogen and steam (as lifting gases) will be covered and we will end with some simple equations that can be used to design working airships. 3:00pm-4:00pm | DC Comics with Dennis Calero & Rodney Ramos Come discuss DC Comics with Artists Dennis Calero & Rodney Ramos. 3:00pm-5:00pm | Closing Ceremonies hosted by Jonathan Joss and Concept Galaxy Come join us for the colsing of RealmsCon 2013. Say goodbye to friends and get a preview of next years convention. 3:30pm-6:00pm | Tabletop Free Play Freeplay in the Tabletop room. 4:00pm-5:00pm | Mad Hatter Majik Show (16+) Come see this Standup comedy & magic show closing with a straight jacket escape. (ID required) 4:00pm-5:00pm | Creating Patterns for Cosplay with Steam Engine Intrepid Come learn how to take a visual of a costume and turn it into a pattern with Steam Engine Intrepid. 5:00pm-6:00pm | Con Horror Stories with Con Staff Sit and talk with con staff, volunteers, and the audience about past hilarious and disgusting con horror stories! 5:00pm-6:00pm | Alien Warrior Comic Standup (18+) Seen on NBCâs Last Comic Standing and Semi Finalist in two major national comedy competitions, The NTERLOPER Alien Warrior Comedian is here to share his misanthropic views on humanity via the Stand Up Comedy stage. (ID required) 5:00pm-6:00pm | Con-goers Feedback Come by and give the con staffers your input on what worked, what needed work, and what you’d like to see for our 10th year!
Billy Blair $20.00 Greg Ingram $20.00 Verne Troyer $30.00 Tony Todd $30.00 Honky Tonk Man $20.00 Luke Williams $20.00 Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa $30.00 Rochelle Davis $25.00 Richard Horvitz TBA Rikki Simons TBA
Behold, a list of Dealers and Artists for RealmsCon 2013. Be sure to visit the Dealers Room and Artist Alley as we’ve got an awesome lineup for this year!
Let’s make this happen!! #RealmsCon #RealmsCon2013
18 more days?! We’re getting close now!
I WON THE BADGE ART CONTEST I’m so happy, this is the end result of my hard work ;-; please come see me if you’re in the area, October 4-6, at the American Bank Center, Corpus Christi! Realmscon is going to be so awesome this year! I’m so happy ;-;
WE NEED MORE PANELISTS!!!
This year at Realmscon I will be hosting a Homestuck panel under the name:
Sburbs Instruction Manuel
We have the following cosplayers on the panel so far and need more.
- The Condesce
- Arenea Serket
- Karkat Vantas