Vendors & Exhibitors

Medieval Booth

If you are interested in vending or exhibiting at CinCityCon, please see our opportunities for a Vendor Booth, Entrepreneur Table, or Designer Table.

CinCityCon is delighted to welcome the following Vendors and Exhibitors to our convention.  Be sure to visit each of them during the weekend.

Vendors

Cohio Games home of the fantastic card game Battle Blakes!  In Battle Blakes, each player will use a Character (an imaginary version of Blake) for the game. You will be playing various types of cards to affect either your own stats (Verbal Assault, Tough Skin, Wit) or your opponents’ stats. The goal is to destroy the other players’ (Blakes’) Self-Esteem becoming the one true Blake.

Dog Might Games Makers of Kickass gaming accessories for Boardgames and RPGs.  We build high quality custom tabletop gaming hardware. From Deck Boxes to Dice Towers, each piece is created on site in our woodshop in Michigan by our devoted team of craftsman.

Warped Mind Games Custom Tokens, Widgets & Accessories
We design custom tokens and accessories. Our goal is to meet players needs for a wide variety of games. Our product lines include attractive, high quality items that look fantastic on your playmat, your board, or your tabletop.

Raven Designs Raven Designs makes incredible, one of a kind gifts and amazing art!  We create keepsake boxes in several themes, handmade journals, plush robots and unique hats.  We love that out pieces are one of a kind and never duplicated.  This is our 5th year of business and we hope to keep growing.

CJS Games We carry a full line of dice, “Geek Culture” items and our own line of card games.

Michael Satran, Author  Michael has been running his Champions / Hero System universe since 1987.  He is currently working on The Imperial Throne, an evil Chinese secret organization supplement for Champions and an urban fantasy novel series featuring Alice in Wonderland characters.   His Champions universe, Legacies, currently contains more than 100 player character superheroes, untold numbers of supervillains, and a backstory that starts before World War II …  His first novel, Hellbow Rune, can be purchased on Amazon.com, and features a dark fairy tale …  Mr. Satran has written several supplements forChampions, including Foxbat for President, Imaginary Friends, King of the Mountain, and Journey to the Center of the Earth.

Andrew Seiple, Author  Andrew has been a voracious reader, roleplayer, gamer, and library enthusiast for years, and is finally getting serious about writing. After a torrid, decades-long love affair with science fiction and fantasy, he’s found a true joy in writing books about super heroes and villains. His latest concept is the ‘Tales from the Teslaverse’ series, stories set in a world full of mad science, super powers, and magic.

World of Strange  Sarcastic, geeky, funny, just straight up odd.  Maybe a little of each explains the T-shirt designs provided by World of Strange.  They offer unique T-shirts that are a throwback style of art for comics and horror movies.

HobbyPop  Our vending will just be like our store: Cincinnati’s place for unplugged, screen-free fun.   Get all creative and make a craft or pick up some games, books, artsy supplies or creative toys from our retail shop!   Drop your device and recharge your brain at HobbyPop.

Michael Mayne –  Artists and Illustrator working mostly in comics and games. He is co-writer and artist on the creator-owned comic series Bonnie Lass, set to be continued some time in 2018. Other comic projects have included guest work in Skullkickers and The Dreamer, and providing the art for the independent series Massively Effective and currently the character origin comics for the online MOBA game Heroes of Newerth.

Game Science Dice  Two tables of pure dice and gaming joy!  Want high quality dice, this is the place to go.  Making High Quality Dice for over 40 years!  We also offer a lot of great games.

Gaming Nomads Gaming Nomads is dedicated to bringing you the best in games and gaming experiences.  We’re like bacon for the brain!  We have great games to demo and sell. We will also sell great games by many of the publishers attending CinCityCon.  We also bring you Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator.

Grow: The Organic Building Game    Grow is a 3-Dimensional building game where 2-4 players guide the constant growth of a tree and compete by blossoming flowers around it. The game features a simple-to-learn set of rules, ideal for younger children, while offering a deep level of strategic nuance for more seasoned players.

 

Entrepreneurs

Huntsbrook Inc. Makers of Grow, a 3-Dimensional building game where 2-4 players guide the constant growth of a tree and compete by blossoming flowers around it. The game features a simple-to-learn set of rules, ideal for ages 8 years and older. For the more seasoned players, Grow offers a deep level of strategic nuance.

Mackenzie Fields   Mackenzie Fields is an illustrator, author, indy game developer, and CEO of Ghostly Muse Comics LLC. She has a passion for Ancient Egyptian mythology and culture and a love for the paranormal. Raised on geek culture, her favorite pastimes are cartoons, comics, videogames, and tabletop RPGs.

 

Game Design Demonstrations

Morgan Rose: The Arrival
In the early days, mining on asteroid Cronos459 was lonely work. Mining ice was easy, and there wasn’t much competition being so distant from occupied
space. Then scientists unlocked the power of the blue crystal. Now every major outfit is throwing elbows on Cronos 459. And if that isn’t enough, the bugs are coming to take it all…

Ben Maloney: Bellum, Of Mutants and Men
With tactical gameplay and fantasy post-apocalyptic theme, Bellum of Mutants and Men is an exciting card game experience for 2 players. Each player assumes the role of a commander constructing their own Barracks of units and battling it out to destroy each otherer’s keep.

Craig Froehle: Picky Eater and Robots Rise!
Picky Eater players can have three kinds of cards in their hands: Foods, Toppings, and Actions. Food and Toppings cards earn points when placed on any player’s
plate. Creating tasty combos of Foods and/or Toppings earns bonus points. Toppings can only be played on top of Food cards. 15 different Action cards let players manipulate food on their plates and others’ plates or modify their hands.

Andrew Jetter: Diner Dare
Ant Egg Soup? Jellied Moose Nose? Wasp Crackers? It’s not every day you find this fare at the local eatery, and maybe for good reason. But There’s money up for
grabs for whoever can eat the world’s worst without losing their lunch. Better get at it while you can, but watch out! your friends also have their eyes on the prize. The jackpot goes to the last man standing, and only the daring get to chow down. you’ll need a quick wit, an iron stomach, and a pinch of luck to plow through to victory. Can you best the Food, your friends, and a few wacky locals to emerge the richest? or is a telephone call with your ol’ pal ralph just around the corner?

Mike Warth: Dwarven Smithy
Dwarven Smithy is 2-4 player, dwarven themed card crafting and hand/area management card game. Players work to gain gold by utilizing limited space in their workshop. Player craft items, gain special abilities and tools using a variety of resources. Players choose to draw resources and/or guild cards but the cards can also be purchase from other players or players can purchase resources from a warehouse. Use abilities to change the rules, tools to use fewer resources in making orders or sell crafted items. Special King’s Items made for the King are revealed at the end of the game.

Danny and Alyse Capaccio: Pizza Palace

Brian Whitaker: Blast Off

JW Wolterman: Seven
Fast-paced high-action game for 2-4 players set in the world of The Seven Forces.  Choose a Leader that fits your personality, construct your deck from a blend of fantasy and historical characters and face off in a grid-based battle with a unique mechanic.  Outsmart, outmaneuver and overpower your opponents to claim victory for your force.  Two player game runs about 45 minutes.  Three and Four player games having a running time of about 90 minutes.