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Welcome to the *official 2017 Thread* for FanimeCon’s Gaming!
Updated as of 5/20/2017

Latest Announcements

-Thank you for a great 2017 in the Gaming Hall and Late Night Game Room! Feedback can be posted here, on social media, and our feedback page -> https://apps.fanime.com/2017/feedback/


Information about FanimeCon's Gaming

FanimeCon 2017 Gaming has two areas of gaming to offer for our attendees:

-The “24 hour Gaming Hall” at Hall 3 @ San Jose Convention Center - Contains 24-hours of non-stop arcades cabinets, tabletop games, and video games from the console and PC side.

-The "18+ Game Room", located in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency across from the San Jose Convention Center. "Cards Against Humanity" anyone? (Please note: a valid government ID is required to enter this location)

-Our eGaming and Tabletop areas offer events & tournaments - check back in the future for the upcoming 2017 list!

Website Info - http://www.fanime.com/exhibits/gaming/
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/FanimeConGamingHall
Twitter - https://twitter.com/FanimeConGaming and @FanimeConGaming #FanimeConGaming
 
Contact email for inquiries
games at fanime.com for Games Management and general inquiries about FanimeCon's Gaming.
arcade at fanime.com for arcades inquires.
egaming at fanime.com for Console/PC gaming inquiries and events/tournaments.
tabletop at fanime.com for tabletop related games, +18 game room, and events/tournaments.

If you are a group or company that wants to work with us on an event or opportunity for 2017 or 2018, please contact us through the Games Management email-> games@fanime dot com. (We may forward the email to our Marketing/Promotions depending on the context)

About “request(s)” - We do try to accommodate requests as best as our resources allow.

Arcade Cabinet List & Tournament Line Up

Arcade

Please check the "reserved" post for the 2017 Arcade List, in case we break the character limit for this initial post!

eGaming

== PC Gaming Tournament List/Details/Times ==

Hearthstone
* Friday 12:00 PM (Signups)
2:00 PM (Tournament)

League of Legends
* Saturday 10:00 AM (Signups)
~11:00 AM (Tournament)

Overwatch
* Sunday 12:00 PM (Signups)
2:00 PM (Tournament)

== Console Gaming Tournament List/Details/Times ==

***Sign-up times for the tournaments are day of the event - please see the list for the exact times and/or check with the eGaming staff desk.

**All Console Fighting Game tournaments are BYO-Controller, Joysticks are allowed! eGaming and Games Management staff reserve the right to inspect input devices before gameplay starts.

Super Smash Bros. Melee (Gamecube)
* Friday 2:00 PM (Signups)
~4:30 PM (Tournament)

Skullgirls 2nd Encore (PS4)
* Friday 2:00 PM (Signups)
~5:30 PM (Tournament)

Super Smash Bros. for Wii-U
* Saturday 9:00 AM (Signups)
11:00 AM (Tournament)
6:00 PM (Top 8 @ Stage Zero)

Guilty Gear XRD Revelator (PS4)
* Saturday 12:00 PM (Signups)
2:00 PM (Tournament)

Street Fighter V (SFV)
* Sunday 10:00 AM (Signups)
~12:00 PM (Tournament)
6:00 PM (Top 8 @ Stage Zero)

== Handheld Gaming Tournament List/Details/Times ==

Pokemon Sun and Moon - Singles
* Saturday 10:00 AM (Signups)
12:00 PM (Tournament)

Pokemon Sun and Moon - Doubles
* Sunday 10:00 AM (Signups)
12:00 PM (Tournament)

== Dance Games Tournament List/Details/Times ==

Dance Central 3 (Xbox 360)
* Friday 8:00 PM (Tournament)

Pump It Up Prime 2
* Saturday 1:00 PM (Medium Speed Division)
* Saturday 4:00 PM (Freestyle Speed Division )
* Saturday 7:00 PM (High Speed Division)
Further details for Pump It Up can be found in a separate link:
https://www.facebook.com/events/132956157253784

Just Dance 2017 (Xbox One)
* Sunday 2:00 PM (Tournament)

Tabletop

Giant Jenga
* Saturday 12:00 PM
* Team vs Team
* No sign-up cap

Jenga
* Saturday 10:00 AM
* 1 vs 1
* 12 person sign-up cap

Magic: The Gathering
* 1 vs 1 Swiss Best
* 32 person sign-up cap
* Standard: Friday 6:00 PM
* Commander: Saturday 7:00 PM in the Hyatt’s Late Night Game Room (18+)
* Modern: Sunday 3:00 PM

Pokémon TCG
* Saturday 1:00 PM
* Sunday 1:00 PM
* 1 vs 1 : Swiss Best
* 30 person sign-up cap
* Expanded Black and White to Guardians Rising

Speed Painting Competition (Judged by Bluefin)
* Saturday 11:00 AM
* Each participant paints their own model
* 60 person sign-up cap

Texas Hold Em (Non- Prized Tournament)
* 40 cap
* Preliminaries -> Friday 1:00 PM & Saturday 8:00 PM
* Finals -> Sunday 3:00 PM

Weiss Schwarz
* Sunday 6:00 PM
* 3 vs 3; Swiss Best
* 48 cap person sign-up cap
* Neo Standard, Mixed Language

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG
* Friday 3:00 PM
* Saturday 4:00 PM
* 1 vs 1; Swiss Best
* 30 cap
* Follow Current Ban List

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Welcome to the official 2016 thread for the Gaming Hall
Updated as of May 21st 2016

Located in Hall 3 of the San Jose Convention Center, we are the 24 hour non-stop place for attendees to get their game on @ FanimeCon 2016!

Info and News

Website Info = (In the process of being updated) http://www.fanime.com/exhibits/gaming/
Facebook = https://www.facebook.com/FanimeConGamingHall
Twitter = https://twitter.com/FanimeConGaming ; @FanimeConGaming #FanimeConGaming
Email inquires about the Gaming Hall = games@fanime dot com

If you are a group or company that wants to work with us on an opportunity, please contact us through the Games Mgt email-> games@fanime dot com.
*We may forward email to Marketing/Promotions depending on the contents.

About “requests” - We do try to accommodate requests as best as our resources allow.

Latest News
  • South Bay Button Mashers are coming to Fanime with retro/indie console games, plus hosting a Nidhogg and Towerfall Ascension tournament!
  • AFK Gamer Lounge (AFKgg) are also coming this year with high end PC gaming computers, and hosting a CSGO tournament with prizing!
  • Showdown eSports will be providing setups for our Street Fighter V and Smash 4 tournament. Also, we have modified our Smash 4 rules to be based on EVO 2016's.
  • eGaming Tournament detail can be link here - http://www.fanime.com/exhibits/gaming/egaming/egaming-tournament-details/
  • Event and Tournament details are subject to change at 'Con - please watch our outlets and inquire at respective dept front desk inside the Gaming Hall.
  • Arcade machine is incoming, will post ASAP!
Events and Tournaments Information
  • All "Events" and "Tournaments" are free of charge and inclusive with a FanimeCon 2016 Member Badge~!
  • We do recommend all participants to arrive 15-20 minutes early to check in with the organizer.
  • Events information is subject to change, including at ‘Con.
    *We will push the latest updates to the website, info desks, and our FanimeCon Gaming Hall social media accounts ASAP.
  • Please do bring positive vibes and observe an sportsmanlike conduct while participating in our events and tournaments!
Areas of Gaming

The Gaming Hall has three types of gaming we offer to attendees - the arcades, eGaming with console and PC gaming, and tabletop!

Arcades
From classic arcade setups to Japanese music games!

Email inquires = arcade@fanime dot com
Arcade list -> To be posted before 'Con on here/website/social media outlets.

eGaming
Covering the latest and retro Console and PC Gaming in one area!

Email inquires = egaming@fanime dot com
Events & Tournaments 

Official Web link -> http://www.fanime.com/exhibits/gaming/egaming/
Facebook Console Event Page - https://www.facebook.com/events/825214490945114/
Facebook PC Event Page - https://www.facebook.com/events/1600868416870201/

"NorCal World Order" Pump It Up community Community FB event links (these are official events hosted in eGaming's Console area)

Freestyle - https://www.facebook.com/events/1532633970371346/
Medium Division - https://www.facebook.com/events/579217508892514/
Hard Division https://www.facebook.com/events/653437491460986/

Tournaments Schedule

Blizzard's Overwatch is in consideration, in review during launch week.

Friday / May 27th

1:00 PM - Heroes of the Storm (5vs5)
2:00 PM - Pokken Tournament (Wii-U) (1vs1)
3:00 PM - Guilty Gear XRD Revelator (PS4) (1vs1)
3:00 PM - Pokemon 3DS: 3DS: Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire (Smogon Singles)
3:00 PM - Tetris Medley
5:00 PM - Smash Bros Melee (Gamecube) (1vs1)
5:00 PM - Counter Strike: GO (5vs5) (AFKgg hosted event)
8:00 PM - Dance Central 3 (Xbox360)

Saturday / May 28th

10:00 AM - League of Legends (5vs5) (AFKgg supported event)
10:00 AM - Pokken Tournament - Finals
11:00 AM - Smash Bros Melee - Finals
12:00 PM - Killer Instinct (XboxOne) (1vs1)
1:00 PM - Pump It Up: Medium Division
3:00 PM - Pump It Up: Freestyle
3:00 PM - Gamer's Gauntlet 2016 Edition
4:00 PM - Pump It Up: Hard Division
4:00 PM - Street Fighter V (PS4) (1vs1)
5:00 PM - Towerfall Ascension (PS4) (SBBM hosted event)
6:00 PM - Hearthstone (1vs1)
6:00 PM - Killer Instinct - Top 8 finals at Stage Zero

Sunday / May 29th

10:00 AM - Heroes of the Storm - Semi / Finals
10:00 AM - Hearthstone - Semi/Finals
12:00 PM - SMASH Bros 4 (Wii-U) (1vs1)
12:00 PM - Hall of Gaming 2016 Edition
1:00 PM - Catherine (PS3)
2:00 PM - Just Dance 2016 (XboxOne)
3:00 PM - Skullgirls 2nd Encore (PS4) (1vs1)
3:00 PM - Pokemon 3DS - 3DS: Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire (VGC Doubles)
4:00 PM - Nidhogg (PS4) (SBBM hosted event)
6:00 PM - Street Fighter V - Top 8 finals at Stage Zero

Tabletop
Board and card games of all sorts, plus a Giant Jenga area!

Email inquires = tabletop@fanime dot com
Events & Tournaments = Official web link -> (TBA); list below:

Tournaments Schedule

Friday / May 27th
11:00 AM // Jenga
12:00 PM // Texas Holdém Preliminaries
3:00 PM // Magic: the Gathering (Format: Standard)
4:00 PM // Giant Jenga
7:00 PM // Texas Holdém Preliminaries

Saturday / May 28th
10:00 AM // Pokémon TCG (Format: Expanded XY to Fates Collide)
12:00 PM // Texas Holdém Preliminaries
3:00 PM // Giant Jenga
4:00 PM // Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG (will follow current ban list to date)
7:00 PM // Texas Holdém Preliminaries
8:00 PM // Jenga
11:00 PM // Magic: the Gathering (Format: Modern; This event will be held in the 18+ Late Night Gaming room in the Hyatt)

Sunday / May 29th
10:00 AM // Pokémon TCG (Format: Expanded XY to Fates Collide)
10:00 AM // Speed Painting and Brush Off Tournament (w / Chibitainment)
12:00 PM // Texas Holdém Finals
1:00 PM // Jenga
2:00 PM // Magic: the Gathering (Format: Proxy Legacy)
3:00 PM // Munchkin
7:00 PM // Weiss Schwarz (Format: Neo Standard; Mixed language OK)

Events Schedule

Friday / May 27th
10:00 AM // How To: Texas Holdém
10:00 AM // How To: Pokémon TCG
6:00 PM // Dungeons & Dragons

Saturday / May 28th
12:00 PM // Munchkin / Steve Jackson Dice Games
8:00 AM // How To: Pokémon TCG
6:00 PM // Dungeons & Dragons 3.5

Sunday / May 29th
10:00 AM // Speed Painting and Brush Off Tournament (w / Chibitainment)
12:00 PM // Munchkin / Steve Jackson Dice Games
6:00 PM // Dungeons & Dragons 3.5

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Its been a long time since we had a thread like this!

Welcome to the official thread for the Gaming Hall
Updated as of May 19th 2015

Located in Hall 3 of the San Jose Convention Center, we are the 24 hour non-stop place for attendees to get their game on @ FanimeCon 2015!

We open the doors on Thursday 4pm and stay open until Monday 3pm.

Website Info = http://www.fanime.com/exhibits/gaming/
Facebook = https://www.facebook.com/FanimeConGamingHall
Twitter = https://twitter.com/FanimeConGaming ; @FanimeConGaming #FanimeConGaming
Email inquires = games@fanime dot com

Latest News
  • We have announced the arcade machine list! Check the next/2nd post or click here
  • About “requests” - We do try to accommodate requests as best as our resources allow.
General Tournaments and Events Info
  • We do recommend all participants to arrive 10-15 minutes early to check in with the organizer.
  • Events information is subject to change, including at ‘Con. We will push the latest updates to the website, info desks, and our FanimeCon Gaming Hall social media accounts.
  • Please do bring good vibes and observe sportsmanlike conduct =)
Arcades
The games that can be only experienced in an arcade environment!

Email inquires = arcade@fanime dot com

Arcade list = check next post, long list!

Tabletop
Board and card games of all sorts, and even a Giant Jenga area!

Email inquires = tabletop@fanime dot com

Announcements - Tabletop has formally announced their tournament and events list!

Tournaments
*Sign-ups are at the Tabletop section; first come + first serve.

Friday
12:00 PM // Magic: The Gathering (Format: Pauper, sealed)
3:00 PM // YuGiOh! (Advanced Format)
5:00 PM // RPG Variety Block (Nexus Shift, D&D, Pathfinder, etc.)
6:00 PM // Cosplay Chess
8:30 PM // Texas Hold 'Em (Check In)
9:00 PM // Texas Hold 'Em (Day One)

Saturday
10:00 AM // Pokemon (Standard Format)
1:00 PM // Magic: The Gathering (Format: Pauper, sealed)
2:00 PM // Cosplay Chess
4:00 PM // YuGiOh! (Advanced Format)
5:00 PM // RPG Variety Block
                Jenga Tournament
5:30 PM // Giant Jenga Tournament
7:00 PM // Weiss Schwarz Tournament
8:30 PM // Texas Hold 'Em (Check In)
9:00 PM // Texas Hold 'Em (Day Two)

Sunday
11:00 AM // Pokemon (Standard Format)
2:00 PM // Cosplay Chess
                Magic: The Gathering (Standard Format)
5:00 PM // RPG Variety Block
                Jenga Tournament (Final)
5:30 PM // Giant Jenga Tournament (Final)
8:30 PM // Texas Hold 'Em (Check In)
9:00 PM // Texas Hold 'Em (Final Day)

Events
These are happening all convention. Please ask Tabletop staff if you wish to participate in a event and/or have any questions!

• Giant Jenga! Go play with a life-size tower of Jenga!
• Mahjong! Come and learn how to play, or if you already know, then just join in and have a go!
• Mangaka! The Fast and Furious Game of Drawing Comics!
• Terrene Odyssey! A game set in a fantasy world discovering its ancient industrial past!
• Nexus Shift! An RPG style similar to D&D and World of Darkness, with multiple settings, mainly "Intergalactic Empire" (Sci-Fi genre) and "Worldtree" ("Dark Fantasy" genre)!
• Our new Prototype/Demo Board Game section! Choose from a variety of never before seen board games, and learn how to play them!

E-Gaming
Covering Console and PC Gaming in one area!

Email inquires = egaming@fanime dot com

Events

The "Demo Dojo" series returns, in the form of "Tetris Medley", "Gamer's Gauntlet" and "Hall of Gaming"!
The mysterious and spooky "Scare Tent" is returning! It is located in our PC section area with a spectator monitor.
We have a Handheld section with recharging capabilities! This will be also the location of our Pokemon tournaments!

Tournaments

*Sign-ups are at the E-Gaming section; first come + first serve.

Friday
2:00 PM - DOTA2 “1vs1 Solo Mid” (PC)
5:00 PM - Smash Bro Melee (Gamecube) (No Items)
5:00 PM - Tetris Medley (Event/Mystery Consoles)
6:00 PM - Nidhogg (PS4)
8:00 PM - Hearthstone (PC)
8:00 PM - Dance Central Legacy (XBOX-360)
9:00 PM – Mario Kart 8 (Wii-U)

Saturday
11:00 AM - DOTA2 “5vs5” (PC) *
11:00 AM - Ultra Street Fighter IV (XBOX360)
2:00 PM - Pump It Up Prime (Arcades/MK9) - Speed (Medium) Division
2:00 PM - Smash Bros 4 “1vs1” (Wii-U)
2:00 PM - Gamer’s Gauntlet (Event/Mystery Consoles)
2:00 PM - Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (PS3)
2:00 PM - Pokemon – Singles (3DS)
3:00 PM - Touhou 12.3 (PC)
3:30 PM - Pump It Up Prime (Arcades/MK9) - Freestyle Division
4:00 PM - League of Legends “5vs5” *
4:30 PM - Pump It Up Prime (Arcades/MK9) - Speed (Hard) Division
4:00 PM - GoldenEye (Nintendo 64)
9:00 PM - Counter-Strike: Global Offensive “5vs5” (PC) *

Sunday
11:00 AM - DOTA2 “5vs5” Finals (PC) *
12:00 PM - Hall of Gaming (Event/Mystery Consoles)
2:00 PM - Pokemon – Doubles (3DS)
2:00 PM - League of Legends “5v5” Semi-Finals (PC) *
2:00 PM - Smash Bros 4 “4vs4” (Wii-U)
3:00 PM - Just Dance 2015 (XBOX-360 Kinect)
6:00 PM - League of Legends “5vs5” Finals (PC) *
7:30 PM - Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (PS3-JPN Edition)
8:00 PM - Counter Strike: Global Offensive “5vs5” Finals (PC) *
9:30 PM - BlazBlue: Chronophantasma Extend (PS3-JPN Edition)

Tournament Details

PC Tournaments

Hearthstone 1vs1
-Single Elimination

League of Legends
-Bring your own Account, level 30 requirement
-We will take full and present teams first
-Draft Mode / Tournament patch
-Single Elimination until Semi Finals
-Semi Finals is 2 out of 3 games / Finals is 3 out of 5

DOTA2 1 vs 1
-The setup is according to in-game 1 vs 1 practice.

Console Tournaments

For *ALL* fighting game tournaments please BYO-Controller.
We will have limited controllers on hand @ E-Gaming equipment/game rental desk!
E-Gaming staff reserve the right to inspect any controller or joystick before event.

Smash Bros Melee @ Gamecube
-No Items

Nidhogg @ PS4
-Single Elimination
-3 minute time limit

Mario Kart 8 @ Wii-U
-4 racer pods
-Top 2 advance
-Best of 4 races
-Each Racer will choose a map; no duplicate choices.

Ultra Street Fighter IV @ XBOX 360
-VS Mode
-99 Second Timer
-2/3 Rounds
-2/3 Games
-Edition Select = Off
-No Handicap
   
Smash Bros 1 vs 1 @ Wii-U
-No Items.
-128 Player Cap
-No Amiibos
-3DS’s as controllers are allowed, but not recommended. Any disconnects may result in a loss.

Smash Bros 4 vs 4 @ Wii-U
-No Items,
-128 Player Cap,
-Full 4’s team that is present will be taken first.
-No Amiibos
-3DS’s as controllers are allowed, but not recommended. Any disconnects may result in a loss.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2
-1 vs 1
-Single Elimination

Pokemon – “Singles”
-BYO-device (i.e bring your own 3DS).
-“Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire”.
-Doubles Format.
-Smogon Singles rules set.

Pokemon – “Doubles”
-BYO-device (i.e bring your own 3DS).
-“Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire”.
-Nintendo VGC rules set.

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
-Double Elimination
-Best 2 / 3 rounds per set, players in 2 /3 sets.
-Winner's /Loser's/ Grand Finals 3/5 sets.
-Set winner may not switch characters, losers can.

Blazblue Chronophantasma Extend
-Double Elimination
-Best 2 / 3 rounds per set, players in 2 /3 sets.
-Winner's /Loser's/ Grand Finals 3/5 sets.
-Set winner may not switch characters, losers can.

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