Newcomers and Solo Gamers

Many of these events are included in the price of your badge and are New Comer Friendly or if you are Coming by Yourself!


  • Envoy Tournaments – 9 Games that are taught before the tournaments. Most of these are very easy to learn and are casual, welcoming of new and experienced gamers .
  • Look through our LexiCon Ginormous Boardgame and Card Game Library of over 2,000 games! (Really, over 2,000 games, one of the largest in the country).
  • Check out a Play to Win game for a chance to win That Game . Drawings on Sat. and Sun.
  • Check out our many Excellent Vendors in the ballroom and RPG area!

Fri evening:

  • Tiny Towns Teeming Tournament – 6pm – 8pm. Learn a new game, Tiny Towns then play in a large tournament (we are hoping for at least 30 people at once)! All for only $2, prizes for winners.
  • Werewolf – 9pm , at Friday Party. Meet a bunch of new people and eat them or be eaten. Large Social Game that is taught to you before the game starts.
  • LexiCon Signature Adult Only Friday Party theme “The Boarding Party Party?? – Starts at 8:00pm. Wander in and we will entertain you for the evening with fun social gaming or bring in your own games. You will get two tickets good for awesome West Sixth Beer or pop and we will give out prizes. Some of our games may be a little risqué , just a warning.  Our parties are two of LexiCon’s most popular events. Cost $10.


  • Quest for Eldorado Tournament – 10am. Check out this very easy to learn game that has an excellent theme. $2.
  • Wits and Wagers Game with Eric (he is super fun and friendly). Wits and Wagers is a large team participation game that is very easy to learn.
  • Large Codenames Game with Eric (see previous). Codenames is a two-team based game that is very easy to learn.
  • Cosplay Contest – 5pm. Watch and/or participate with our own Anne Amsden. It’s included with the cost of your badge, so you should check it out. Located on our stage in the ballroom.
  • LexiCon Signature Adult Only Saturday Party theme “I’m Dying to Play” starts at 8pm. Come join us for an entertaining evening of social gaming or game on your own. You ​ will get two tickets good for awesome West Sixth Beer or pop. Some of our games may be a little naughty, just a warning.  Cost $10.


  • *Crokinole Tournament – 10am Game taught before Tournament, Family Friendly, easy to learn Flicking Game.
  • *Kids Cosplay Contest – 1pm These little ones are really cute. Enter your own kid or just watch the fun on stage.
  • Loopin’ Louie Adult Tournament – 2:30pm. Easy to learn and a blast to play, family fun game (but awesome for adults)!