Thursday, May 15, 2014

JiffyCon West (MA), Amherst, June 21, 2014

A day of fun and games in June!

WHAT: JiffyCon is a one day mini role-playing and board game convention held in Massachusetts (sometimes eastern MA, sometimes western MA). Focusing on small-press, independently published and story-oriented games, JiffyCon is a whole day devoted to nothing but having fun playing games! 

Schedule of Games: 

  • Fate Accelerated (espionage)
  • Torchbearer (dungeon crawl)
  • King Wen (historic tragedy)
  • Questlandia (fantasy world-building)
  • Dodge City Library (westward settling)
  • Swords without Master (sword & sworcery)
  • MFØ 1 (tactical lego war game)
  • MFØ 2 (tactical lego war game)
  • Rookvale (cinematic dark arts combat)
  • Cthulhu (lovecraftian revolutionary war horror)
Click here for a list of game descriptions.

Friendly folks interested in playing fun and thoughtful games. Hopefully including you! Enthusiastic GMs running games they love. And local game designers and authors will be on hand to run and play their games. 

HOW: JiffyCon will be organized into two blocks, with the morning and afternoon blocks devoted to scheduled games. Snacks and water will be provided during the day.  In the evening, people often visit local restaurants for an after-event meal in groups.

For lunch, walk to nearby Atkins Farms, a nearby deli/bakery/grocery store with a variety of options, all fresh and many vegetarian friendly. Or drive to Flayvors Farm and enjoy their farm-made ice cream, or to Amherst center with many restaurants to choose from.

WHEN & WHERE: JiffyCon will take place on Saturday, June 21st, at Franklin Patterson Hall, Hampshire College, 893 West St, Amherst, MA. Click here for directions.

Registration & Game Signup: 9am to 10am
Morning Game Session: 10am to 2pm
Lunch: 2pm to 3pm
Afternoon Game Session: 3pm to 7pm

To register, email us at or fill out the registration formThe entry fee is $10.

Other Questions: Email us at

We look forward to seeing you there!