PolyCon 2001: San Luis Obispo, CA
Model for the chainmail construction workshop. :)
The entrance to California Polytechnic Institute, host of PolyCon.
The dormitory building where PolyCon is held.
Hard core gamers waiting for the next round.
Soft-core gamers enjoying the sun. :)
Yes, gamers are very fashion conscious.
A game of Fluxx about to begin.
A large game of RoboRally (including expansion).
The traditional lunchtime cookout...
...and the long line for this popular event.
Julian about to get whacked in the padded weapons game.
Julian swings, but misses...
Chubby Chimera publisher shows off Insecta, Second Edition.
Mutant bug game in progress.
Yes, that is a monolith. This year's theme was 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Travel to PolyCon and learn figure painting.
The traditional Claymania game.
Tatyanna shows off her Claymania monster: its long, pink... hey, wait a second!
Barbarians at the gates! And they have padded weapons!
The padded weapons game starts. Notice the shields.
Circus Imperium about to begin. The boys on the bend are warming up...
A good game of Circus Imperium needs lots of caffeine.
Preparing for the infamously boistrous PolyCon Auction.
Another tradition: auctioning the last Jolt Cola of the con, which is consumed immediately.
Neal pushes his donated products at the auction. This here's a copy of Battlecars, from back when Games Workshop did games other than Warhammer.
Just about anything can be auctioned, including larger-than-life birds.
The lucky winner of Chimera's donation: an issue of Playboy with WWF superstar Sable.
Did we say anything? Yes! Even balloon hats!
Another tradition: the last item in the auction is the worlds ugliest painting, signed by the entire convention staff.