GottaCon 2014 is pleased to announce a variety of discussion panels and special events for the 2014 convention, held February 28 – March 2, 2014 at the Victoria Conference Centre. These special events and discussion panels will feature everything from burlesque and live improv shows, to discussion about Dungeons & Dragons and video games, and more.
Throughout this week, we’ll be making a number of announcements about the discussion panels and our guests, broken up by day. More information about our guests can be found below the panel information.
To kick off these announcements, here are the panels and special events you can attend on Friday, February 28, 2014. Complete panel and guest information can be found here.
Standard Action Live Action D&D
Time: 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: Esquimalt Room
Joanna Gaskell, Rob Hunt, Edwin Perez, Jennifer Lyseng, and special guests.
Price: Free with valid con entry while seating is available
Join the Standard Action webseries crew and special guests as they play a live, high-energy and interactive RPG game, complete with funny hats, foam weapons and snide remarks. Never played Pathifnder? This will be a great introduction! Last year they brought you a playthrough of Pathfinder module We Be Goblins… this year, its hilarious follow-up module We Be Goblins, Too! Cheer! Heckle! Win silly prizes!
Video Game Burlesque Show
Seating: 10:00 pm, start time 10:30 pm
Where: Main Theatre
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Price: Price: $10 with valid Friday convention access, Starting at 8pm you can purchase a ticket for $20 which grants you access to the burlesque show and the rest of the convention for the remainder of Friday.
Full details available here including performer bios.
An intense battle of ultimate sexy is unleashed for your entertainment, as saucy Ladies and Gentlemen vie for your affection through a Gamer burlesque-extravaganza! Join us for GottaCon’s first Nerdlesque as we pit beloved video game characters against one another – and against the invading board game fiends. Who will win? The only things to lose are clothes!
Standard Action is the fantasy-comedy webseries for geeks of all kinds. With two complete seasons online and a third in production, the Standard Action team has been getting attention all over North America for their hilarious, heartwarming and beautifully-produced show. Attending GottaCon this year will be actor/writer/producer Joanna Gaskell, director/cinematographer/editor Rob Hunt, actor/associate producer/set designer Edwin Perez, camerawoman Jennifer Lyseng, and more!
Gaming Themed Burlesque Show
Price: $10 with valid Friday convention pass, Starting at 8pm you can purchase a ticket for $20 which grants you access to the burlesque show and the rest of the convention for the remainder of Friday.
Electric Ginger is a Victoria/Vancouver based Nerdlesque Production company, striving to bring you the sauciest that quirky can offer! Founders of the b/URL/esc troupe.
The founder of Electric Ginger, Tesla is the ever provocative and sensual burlesque beauty from Vancouver Island. As a producer, performer, gamer, and cosplayer, she brings a diverse set of talents to the stage. Tesla features an ass that just won’t quit, a smile that will melt your heart, and some kink on her side.
Nerdlesque extraordinaire Dezi Desire is the base of operations for Vancouver. She is a full on geek as well as a take it all off geek! Her performances are often something you wouldn’t expect turned into a show full of humor and sex appeal.
Full biographies of the performers can be found here.
Stay tuned for more panel and special events announcements throughout this week.
GottaCon 2014 will be held February 28 – March 2, 2014 at the Victoria Conference Centre located at 720 Douglas Street, Victoria BC. The convention doors open at 5:00pm Friday and close at 6:00pm Sunday with nightly shutdowns between 4am and 8am.