May 12/13th -NEPA Gaming Convention 3 - featuring VGCB!
NEPA GAMING CONVENTION 3!
Well it’s that time of the year again… The NEPA Gaming Convention is BACK. We are moving it back to its original location of PENN STATE Worthington Scranton. The website for the event will come out within the next week, with pre-registration along with the commerical to promote the event on adult swim. Last year we had over 250+ gamers at this we are hoping to eclipse 400 here.
1000 Meade Street
Dunmore, PA 18512
570-330-0600 or Toll Free 800-774-9791
May 12 - 13
Full Access Pass - $15 ( can play on events computers, all systems, access to all areas)
BYOC- $10 or $8 with pre-reg (access to the NEPA3 LAN)
Console Pass- $5 (access to console areas, free play througout the day including while waiting for matches)
Spectator pass- $2 access to food area, able to watch tournaments and events
(Also this event will be paired with the Penn State IST club so %10 will be taken out of prize pools to help towards there club- But the other %90 for each tournament will be paid out:
Sat May 12th Events
10:00am till 12:00pm- Event Registration (Front Entrance)
NooN- CS 1.6 5 vs 5 $100/team Limit 16 teams (PC Area)
NooN- Magic The Gathering Event(more details to come) (Main Area)
12:30- Super Smash Bros.: Melee 2vs2 $10/team (Console Area 1)
1:00- Halo 1 FFA $5/person (Console Area 2)
3:00- SSBM Singles $15/person (Console Area 1)
4:00- Halo 2 4 vs 4 MLG Rules $40/team (Console Area 2)
6:30- Dinner/Halftime show for VGCB (Center stage)
7:00- SSBM Low Tier- $5/person (Console Area 1)
7:30- COD2 FFA Tournament $5/person
8:00- Halo 2 FFA- $5/person (Console Area 2)
9:00- SSBM Crews- $25/crew (Console area 1)
Sunday May 13th Events
10:00 am - Noon: Registration/Tournament Signup
Noon - Street Fighter 3: Third Strike $5/person (Console area 1)
2:00 pm- Guilty Gear XX Slash $5/person (Console Area 2)
3:30 - Naruto GNT 4 1 vs 1 $10/person (Console Area 1)
4:00 - LOTR BFME2 1 vs 1 $5/person
5:00 - Soul Calibur 3 $10/person (Console area 2)
6:00 - Gears of War 4 vs 4 (Console area 1)
8:00 - TBA
All Times are subject to (and most likely Will) change
Other Games yet to be scheduled.
Garou: Mark of the Wolves (PS2)
King of Fighters XI (PS2)
Neo Geo Battle Coliseum (PS2)
** These are the preliminary times and we will try are best to keep them times will be finalized soon!
TEXAS HOLD’EM Cool Down- At the end of sat events we are going to be having a FREE ENTRANCE texas holdem tournemant for anyone at the event who wants to have some fun. 1st place will get $50 and 2nd will get $25.
For all events at the con visit the [website coming soon]
For people planning to come for both days, or need housing please contacnt me for local housing, I am also going to set up a deal with a local hotel that is right next to the venue for people who prefer that. I can’t wait to see everyone at this!
FULL RULES WILL BE POSTED SOON
Now it’s time for my input.
It is strongly encouraged that people bring their own pads and sticks. However, there will be pads (and a limited number of sticks) provided.
General Rules for all Fighters Unless Otherwise stated
 Double Elimination
 Best of Three Matches
 Best of Five Semi-Finals
 Best of Seven Grand Finals
 Button Bindings (as per in game configurations) are allowed
 Pausing Forfeits the Round
 Soft Reset Forfeits the Match
 Draws are void. There is no sudden death.
Street Fighter 3: Third Strike (PS2)
 Best of Three Rounds
 Gill is Banned
Guilty Gear XX Slash (PS2)
 Best of Five Rounds
 EX, #R, Black and Gold Versions of characters are banned. Cliff and Justice are also banned.
 Button Binding is allowed (P+K+S and P+K+S+HS)
Soul Calibur 3 (PS2)
 Random Stage
 [!] Bonus Characters and Abyss are Legal. Created characters are banned.
 VC is allowed with the exception of the Zasalamel Re-Throw glitch.
Naruto Gekitou Ninja Taisen! 4 (NGC)
 Timer Set to 90
 Best of five Rounds
 Random Stages
 Akamaru is banned
[*] Invincibility Glitches are Banned
SNK Fighters Will be Run by GeoStigma
Payout for these will be determined by the number of Entries
Under Ten Entrants: 100% To the Winner
Ten and Over Entrants: 60% / 20% / 10%
General Rules For SNK Fighters
 Double Elimination (Single Elimination if Smaller Turnout)
 Best of Three Semi-Finals
 Best of Five Grand Finals
 No Button Bindings
Mark of the Wolves (PS2)
 Best of Three Rounds
 All Characters allowed
Neo-Geo Battle Coliseum (PS2)
 Goodman is banned
King of Fighters XI (PS2)
 Timer Set to Slow
 Shion and Magaki are banned as are the Console-Only Characters (Including Hotaru, Geese, Tung, Mai, and Robert)
 Vanessa Infinite Capped at Three Reps
More to Come
(For Concerns and Questions with the SNK Fighters ask GeoStigma)
(Questions on other fighters besides SSBM ask me, Neo DX90)
(For Questions and Concerns with other games as well as General questions contact AIM: Giants625)