Sy-Con 2019

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Harry Potter Horcrux Hunt

Horcrux9:00 AM - 4:30 PM in the Children's Room.  All Ages.

Search the children's room to find the hidden horcruxes and help Harry break Voldemort’s Curse. Good Luck!

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Retro Gaming

Retro Gaming9:00 AM - 4:30 PM in Room C.  All Ages.

NES! Super Nintendo! Sega! and more... come and kick it old school with us at the Retro Game Room at Sy-Con. Step back in time to play some classic retro video games and talk with others about everything Atari, Nintendo, Sega, and more!

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Mario Kart Wii Tournament

Mario Kart Wii2:00 PM - 4:00 PM in Room C.  All Ages.

Doors open for sign-ups 30 minutes before the tournament and the first 32 people to sign up will be assured a spot. Controllers will be provided but you may also bring your own.

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Tabletop Gaming

Presented by Game Master Games

Tabletop Gaming9:00 AM - 4:30 PM on the Mezzanine.  All Ages.

Can’t tell a Snorlax form a Sith Lord? Come to the tabletop gaming room to learn and play some of the most popular games around. Games will be available all day to play and demonstrate. Take a 5 minute break between events to try your hand at Bellz, take a chance with Zombie Dice, or explore the giant Clue board to find out whodunit!


Gaming Schedule:

Time Game
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Ingenious
Are you ingenious? Probably! Come and check out this high-powered riff on dominoes!

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Catan
Play an immigrant on the newly populated island of settlements, roads, and villages by takin commodities from the land around you. The first player to get the right combination of of roads, settlements, and special cards wins. Fun. All ages.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Azul
Players take turns drafting colored tiles from suppliers. Then compete to decorate the place with the tiles!

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Ticket to Ride
Build railway routes in North America. The longer the routes, the more points you earn!

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Bananagrams
Speed Scrabble! Not exactly, but super fun if you like word games. Build your own crossword puzzle, but don't get too attached to it. You may need to break it all apart and start again. Oh... and you are racing against everyone else. Not easy to win but a whole lot of tile fun!

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Apples to Apples
In each turn of these wild game, a new referee selects a description and players pick from their hand the best card to match the description. The referee then chooses the answe4r that appeals to him the most. The unusal combinations of things and descriptions ware sure to inspire laughter!

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Harry Potter Clue
The classic game of Clue, played out at Hogwarts where the hallways don't always go where you'd expect!

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Game of Thrones Catan
Players face all the challenges of classic Catan... while winter is coming!

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Dixit
One player is the storyteller for the turn and looks at the images on the 6 cards in her hand. From one of these, she gives the other players a clue about one of her cards. Each other player selects the card in their hand which best matches the clue. The cards are shuffled and then shown face up. Every player has to bet upon which picture was the storyteller's. If nobody or everybody finds the correct card, the storyteller scores 0 points, and the other players each score 2. IOtherwise the storyteller and whoever found the correct answer score 3. Players score 1 point for every vote for their own card. The game ends when the deck is empty or if a player scores 30 points. In either case, the player with the most points wins the game!

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Carcassonne
The southern French city of Carcassonne is famous for its unique Roman and medieval fortifications. The players develop the area around Carcassonne and deploy their followers on the roads, in the cities, in the cloisters, and in the fields.

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM One Night Ultimate Werewolf
In this fast game, your village needs to identify the werewolf in their midst... if there is one! Each round takes about 5 minutes, so play more than once... maybe YOU will be the dastardly werewolf!

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Introduction to Dungeons & Dragons
Have you ever wondered about the most famous story telling game in the world? Grab a pre-made Level One character and dive into a world of magic, danger, and, ahem, interesting colleagues! In this 75 minute session, you'll participate in a full, stand alone, action-packed adventure.

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Splendor
A fast-paced and addictive game of coin collecting and card dvelopment. Players are merchants of teh Renaissance trying to buy gem mines, means of transportation and shops - all in order to acquire the most prestige!

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Quorridor and Quarto
Who knew that wooden pieces could be so much fun? Come play the now classic Quoridor and Quarto games. Bring a few friends and block them in! Have you played Connect Four? Well, Quarto is a mega-advanced Connect Four. Try matching your wits against the wood. One minute to learn how to play, less than 10 minutes a game. Play several times or stop by and visit between games.

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Happy Salmon
Yell out, fist bump, and "happy salmon" your way to victory in this very short, very loud, very fun game! Up to 12 players will end SyCon by making a ruckus!

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Trivia Contest

Trivia ContestInto DC comic book heroes?

Love all the Marvel characters?

What about Gilmore Girls?

Are you into Star Wars or Star Trek?

Test your knowledge on pop culture trivia at Sy-Con. There will be prizes!


There will be three rounds of Kahoot! Trivia:

Family Pop-Culture Trivia
3:00 PM - 3:20 PM in Room B.  All Ages. Compete as a family to test your knowledge of all things Pop Culture in this fast-paced challenge. One participant will need a smartphone to access Kahoot! for this session.

Animation Trivia
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM in Room B.  Ages 12 and Up.  Test your knowledge on all things animated! Make sure you have a smartphone or tablet ready to access Kahoot! for this session.

Sci-Fi Trivia
4:00 PM - 4:20 PM in Room B.  Ages 12 and Up.  Star Wars, Star Trek, Galactica, Oh My! This trivia challenge is based on Sci-Fi! Make sure you have a smartphone or tablet ready to access Kahoot! for this session.


There will be a prize for the winner of each round. If there is a tie in either round, both contestants get a prize.

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Syosset Public Library
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