Convention Security

The Betacon Security staff members are volunteer agents with the skills necessary to ensure the safety of con-goers, fellow staff, vendors, and their merchandise at all time. Each member of security has a form of security and/or emergency medical background. Our armed staff members are certified Act-235 agents by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, therefore are professionally trained to use the tools and equipment on their person. We also have Betacon Staff members (not limited to Security) that are state/nationally licensed Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians, and Emergency Medical Response agents/personnel. The Head of Betacon Security provides a basic trauma kit for minor injuries and stabilization for more serious injuries until an […]

Indie RPGs

There are several definitions of the term – indie games. For Betacon the definition is a game system not supported by highly structured organized play organizations.  Some games offered may be both regularly published scenarios or ones that are available as extra content from the publisher or third-party organizations or original works by a local author.  All games will be attributed and labeled to the proper source.  From time to time a game system may transition from the INDIE GAMES section to a section of its own based on the number of tables run/played and vice versa.  Reward certificate boons will be used with conditions accepted across other INDIE GAMES […]