JohnCon 2015  




We will have board games in the Levering Lounge/Great Hall for all 48 hours of the convention.

We will also have anime running in the Arellano Theater. Click here to see the anime schedule.

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Main Schedule:

JohnCon 2015 Schedule


Anime Schedule - Arellano Theater

JohnCon 2015 Anime Schedule


About our Events

+2 Comedy
"+2 Comedy is a unique comedy trio unlike anything currently in the stand-up comedy world. This original form of stand-up comedy is created solely for nerds. Their comedy is on such topics as Star Wars, video games, comic books, anime, D&D and the like."
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Dirty VideoGame Lies: A look into the lies we've been told about video games, and the truth behind the lie, as well as exposing your favorite parts of trying to really believe that Mew was under the van.

Stand-up Comedy: +2 Comedy presents their famous hour-long comedy show.

Japanese Fetishes: Beyond the Tentacle: This 18+ panel that takes an in-depth and educational look at japanese fetishes, and then turns that into a game show.

+2 Comedy Podcast Live!: A live Podcast where a celebrity guest, an audience member, and a member of +2Comedy battle it out in a winner take all nerd-off. All this going on, while also entertaining the masses, and having a good time!

Danny Birt
Danny Birt is widely known as an award-winning author of science fiction and fantasy literary works, and as a composer and performer of filk and other music.
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Multimedia Hour: Danny will combine singing some of his songs, playing his video game / app with the audience, and reading from one or two of his books.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Music Performance: Danny will be performing some of his fantastic science fiction and fantasy themed music.

Create a Tabletop Game in 15 Minutes
Stephen Thomas will talk about the fundamentals of game design, and then how to refine and polish prototypes into quality games worthy of publisher attention.

Sophie Solomon

Fan Fiction: What (Not) To Do:
This panel will be about the ins and outs of fan fiction. 

Fandom and Academic Analysis: This panel will include discussion and analysis of the history of fandom.

JHU Smash Friendlies
JHU Smash will be running Smash friendlies in the Glass Paviliion. *NOTE: The Smash 4 friendlies will be in the Levering Lounge.

Pokemon Speed Run
Stump completes some Pokémon games (and a couple of others) as fast as he can.

DnD Eberron
The Case of the Missing Shard -  A noir adventure, set in the dungeon-punk world of Eberron. The PCs are a group of Sharn inquisitives hired by the office of the Riedran Ambassador. The crime? Theft. The stakes? Nothing less than the Fist of the Black Pit, one of the largest Khyber dragonshards unleashed in living memory! On the one hand that means a big paycheck for a job well done, but on the other hand the thieves might be especially determined to keep the prize out of reach...

Legend of Korra RPG
David Holland will be running a Legend of Korra RPG on a GURPS system with pre-gen characters.

Wizard of Speed and Time
A Hollywood filmmaker (Mike Jittlov) makes a short for an evil film studio. Unbeknownest to him, the producer has placed a bet of $25,000 that he won't come up with anything with a use. Luckily, our film creator gets the help of his friends.

Raffle Drawing
This is where we will be holding the drawing for raffle tickets. Click here to learn more about our donation rewards system.

Pokemon 6th Generation 3DS Tournament - Singles
Here are the JohnCon 2015 rules for the Pokemon Singles tournament. Sign-ups for all tournaments will be available at the convention.

Super Smash Bros. Melee Tournament
Here are the JohnCon 2015 rules for the Melee tournament. Sign-ups for all tournaments will be available at the convention.

Magic the Gathering Tournament
Here are the JohnCon 2015 rules for the MTG tournament. Sign-ups for all tournaments will be available at the convention.

WH40K Killteams Tournament
Here are the JohnCon 2015 rules for the WH40K Killteams tournament. Sign-ups for all tournaments will be available at the convention.

Laser Tag
After briefly figuring out teams, we will move outside for a heart-pumping game of laser tag. You are free to drop in and out, but the laser guns are first come, first serve.

We will be hosting an exciting rave with music, glowsticks, strobe lights, and more!



JOHNCON 2015. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 21218