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GAMING ATTRACTIONS

NEW! FAN EXPO GAMING ROOMS

Gamers rejoice! Fan Expo Dallas is proud to unveil our new gaming rooms that are running events all weekend! Selections for advanced players and beginners including; D&D Adventurer’s League Events, Pathfinder RPG & Card game, Star Wars RPG, Magic The Gathering, Ascension Deckbuilding Game, Star Realms Card Game, Munchkin, Star Wars X-Wing, Settler of Catan, Cuthulu Wars, Pandemic Board Game, Ticket To Ride Board Game, Games to name a few. Click here for the full schedule!

HALO ODST DROP POD EXPERIENCE

Visionary Entertainment Inc will be joining Fan Expo Dallas this year and bringing with it the Halo Drop Pod experience. Jump feet first into Hell with this Halo experience. Visionary Entertainment brings Halo ODST characters to life, in a performance followed by a ride in the ODST Drop Pod simulated, plus green screen photos ops too!

BOARD GAME TOURNAMENTS

Our biggest addition to a stellar gaming lineup includes traditional Board Games like Settlers of Catan and many more. If you haven't noticed, Board Games have exploded in popularity recently and the trend seems to have brought out the best in designers and players. Be sure to drop in and see what is new and hot as well as what is back in style. Family participation encouraged!  Click here for the full schedule!

ROLE PLAYING GAME TOURNAMENTS

Oh, we’ve got D&D, big time; but our Role Playing Game (RPG) tournaments also include the latest and greatest from all of your favourite gaming Universes. From beginners to experienced players, Fan Expo Dallas offers the largest schedule of RPG game play in the county, three days of variety, or if you prefer, MARATHON! Something for every taste and skill level, so put some time aside, take a load off and enjoy the best gaming there is in the land.  Click here for the full schedule!

CARD GAME TOURNAMENTS

Fan Expo Dallas will host dozens of CCG Tournaments for all of the top card games over the three days! Tournament and League play will now become a mainstay at our event and we strive to give the best support we can to have our winners move on to bigger and bigger things. We are proud to be connected to these events with players and wish everyone the best of luck.  Click here for the full schedule!

MINIATURE GAME TOURNAMENTS

Tabletop Miniature wargaming is alive and well at Fan Expo Dallas! From Battletech to the latest edition of Heroclix, you will find it all in the new gaming rooms. Warhammer and Star Wars X-Wing seem to be of huge interest this year and will be well represented over the big weekend.  Click here for the full schedule!

D&D ADVENTURER’S LEAGUE EVENTS

New to the world of Dungeons & Dragons? Here's the place to start. The D&D Adventurers League is an ongoing official organized play campaign for Dungeons & Dragons. It uses the fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons rules, and features the Forgotten Realms setting. Come and play the newest Dungeons & Dragons story Storm King’s Thunder and begin your epic journey. Beginners welcome! Space is limited so be sure to register in the Game Room.  Click here for the full schedule!

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS RPG

Gather your friends and prepare for adventure in the Star Wars galaxy! Whether you’re new to roleplaying games or just a Star Wars fan the Star Wars®: Force Awakens™ Beginner Game is the perfect starting point. Beginners welcome! Space is limited so be sure to register in the Game Room.  Click here for the full schedule!

MAGIC THE GATHERING – BUILD AND PLAY

Experience the new Magic the Gathering release by learning how to play, building your own deck and engaging fellow Magic gamers in friendly one on one or group battles. Beginners welcome! Space is limited so be sure to register in the Game Room.  Click here for the full schedule!

ASCENSION DECKBUILDING GAME

The game takes place in Vigil, a world that has been protected for millennia by the Great Seal. Now the Seal is failing, and nightmarish Monsters that had been forgotten are breaking through. Defeat Samuel the Fallen and win the most honour in this easy fast paced card game. Have some fun by learning how to play and engaging fellow fantasy fans in this friendly cooperative deckbuilding game. Beginners welcome! Space is limited so be sure to register in the Game Room.  Click here for the full schedule!

STAR REALMS CARD GAME

Star Realms is an award-winning spaceship combat deckbuilding game designed by Hall of Famers Darwin Kastle and Rob Dougherty. The game offers all the thrills of traditional trading card game style combat, combined with the fun of a sci-fi deckbuilding game. Play powerful ships, destroy enemy bases or blast your opponent directly on your way to victory! Click here for the full schedule!

QUADROPOLIS BOARD GAME

In Quadropolis™ you enact the role of the Mayor of a modern city. You will need to define a global strategy to build your city according to your Inhabitants’ needs and outmatch your opponents, sending your Architects to have various buildings erected in your city. There are various types of buildings with different scoring patterns; many of them may be combined for better effect. Click here for the full schedule!

ALL ORCS MUST DIE MINIATURE GAME

Orcs Must Die! The Boardgame: The Order dares you to preserve your stronghold sieged by orcs. Teamed with Robot Entertainment our new game is precisely adapted to the tabletop environment. It includes scores of great plastic figures including your favorite heroes, plus hordes of orcs, crossbow orcs, kobolds, trolls, ogres, and more. Click here for the full schedule!

COUP/ AVALON CARD GAME

In the not too distant future, the government is run for profit by a new "royal class" of multi-national CEOs. Their greed and absolute control of the economy has reduced all but a privileged few to lives of poverty and desperation. The valiant efforts of The Resistance have created discord, intrigue and weakness in the political courts of the novena royal, bringing the government to brink of collapse. Click here for the full schedule!

CTHULHU WARS MINIATURE GAME

Cthulhu wars is a strategy boardgame in which the players take the part of alien races and gods taken from the Cthulhu mythos created by h. P. Lovecraft. The game is physically large, and includes sixty-four figurines of the cultists, monsters, aliens, and great old ones. The game takes place on a map of earth. The base game supports 2-4 players, but with new factions and maps released as expansions it can support up to 7 players. Click here for the full schedule!

MYSTERIUM BOARD GAME

A horrible crime has been committed on the grounds of Warwick Manor and it's up to the psychic investigators to get to the bottom of it. In Mysterium, one player takes on the role of the ghost and over the course of a week, tries to lead the investigators to their culprit. Each night the team will be met with visions, but what is the ghost trying to tell you? Click here for the full schedule!

CAPTAIN SONAR BOARD GAME

The year is 2048. A new economic war has erupted. Rare earth has become a key element for building new machines, leading private companies to arm next-gen submarine prototypes to protect their underwater mines. Beneath the quiet waves, a silent war is taking place, and these new, unstable submarines are your weapon. Prepare to dive in Captain sonar, a game of dueling submarines for two to eight players! Click here for the full schedule!

CATAN BOARD GAME

One of the most successful games of all time, Settlers of Catan is a trading and building game set in the mythical world of Catan. Players roll dice to determine which resources are generated each round and then must strategically trade those resources with other players to get what they need to build their settlements, cities, and roads. With multiple ways to gain victory points and a board that changes in every play, Settlers of Catan is a game that can be played hundreds of different ways. Click here for the full schedule!

STAR WARS: X-WING BOARD GAME

X-Wing is a tactical ship-to-ship combat game in which players take control of powerful Rebel X-wings and nimble Imperial TIE fighters, facing them against each other in fast-paced space combat. Featuring stunningly detailed and painted miniatures, X-Wing recreates exciting Star Wars space combat throughout its several included scenarios. Select your crew, plan your maneuvers, and complete your mission! Click here for the full schedule!

MEET AWARD WINNING AND BEST-SELLING AUTHORS

Meet International Award Winning and Best-Selling Authors. Activities for readers include book signings, Author readings, Panels and launches!

FAN EXPO SPEED DATING

When you’re at a pop culture convention you’re surrounded by like-minded people, but sometimes meeting folks can be complicated… but not when you’re in a setting designed just for that.  This is a fun way to quickly meet and get to know some of your fellow fans, and who knows, you might just develop a very important relationship in the process.

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