Pyrkon is a convention for fans of broadly defined fantasy organized in Poznan.
At Poznan International Fairgrounds
Roosevelta 1/3, 60-829 Poznań, Poland
WHAT ATTRACTIONS DOES PYRKON PROVIDE?
- Tens of rooms filled with attractions: Cosplay, lectures, competitions, workshops, exhibitions and shows out of this world.
- True heaven for fans of fantastic gadgets – over 14 000 m2 of shops with jewelry, figurines, games, clothes and gadgets – in short, everything you could possibly dream of.
- An occasion to meet amazing guests! Over the years we have been visited by: Peter Watts, David Weber, Mark Rein Hagen, John Wick, John Layman, Shane Lacy Hensley, Ted Chaing, Jacek Dukaj, Eoin O’Doherty, Graham Masterton, Jacek Grzędowicz, Dmitry Glukhovsky, Tad Williams, Sandy Petersen, Cameron Stewart, Olga Gromyko, Charles Stross, Lauren Beukes, Nathaniel Buzolic, Timo Vuorensola and many others.
- A huge Games Room for all keen fans and beginners in their adventure with tabletop games.
- A great Video Games Block – you will find here consoles, tournaments, showrooms, Indie Games and Retro Games Zones.
- Fantastic encampments in which you can view the costumes, take part in activities straight from history and make unusual commemorative photos.
And first of all, Pyrkon is fun!
For many years, constantly, there has been a friendly atmosphere on our convention. Despite the still growing number of participants it is a festival where everyone feels safe and welcome. If you want to know what you can take with yourself to Pyrkon and how to behave, we recommend reading the Pyrkon Codex.
WHAT HAS CHRIS PRAMAS BEEN WORKING ON?
Chris Pramas is an award-winning game designer, writer, and publisher. He is best known as the designer of the Dragon Age RPG and Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, 2nd Edition, and as the founder and President of Green Ronin Publishing. He has been a creative director at Wizards of the Coast and Flying Lab Software and a lead writer at Vigil Games. He also collaborated with Wil Wheaton on the Geek & Sundry web series Titansgrave: The Ashes of Valkana. Green Ronin continues to thrive under his leadership, publishing roleplaying games like Blue Rose, Mutants & Masterminds, and Modern AGE. His most recent work includes Elf Warfare from Osprey Publishing and the Fantasy AGE RPG from Green Ronin.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZER
The Fantasy Club “Druga Era” (Second Age) has been working actively for 19 years, gathering enthusiasts of literature, games and movies connected with fantasy. Now the essential function is to organize the Pyrkon convention, as well as RPG sessions, board game playing meetings and literature discussions.
The Club includes over 70 members and sympathizers. We invite people of all ages, with any knowledge about fantasy, who’d like to meet new people, and are willing to do social work in the name of culture and have good fun at the same time!
For more information visit https://www.drugaera.org.