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ConnectiCon Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

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Hartford, CT - June 19, 2012 - Gaming, anime, and hobby lovers from across the Northeast will gather at the Connecticut Convention Center July 13th, 14th, and 15th for the tenth annual ConnectiCon Convention at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, CT. Founded in 2003, ConnectiCon is the largest massively multi-genre convention in New England.

This year’s event features 7,000 hours of programming spread out over three days, including informative panels and hands-on workshops, special guest appearances, trading card, board game, and role playing competitions, including dozens of scheduled tournaments for Magic: The Gathering, video gaming on over 100 systems, artist and author signings, a fantasy masquerade, late-night dance parties, and oodles of other fun stuff to do all day, everyday.

Special guests include legendary voice actor Jim Cummings, who has brought life to such characters as Darkwing Duck, Winnie The Pooh, and countless other characters for film and TV, and internet celebrity Doug ' Darien' Walker, AKA That Guy With The Glasses. Joining them are voice actors John St. John, aka “Duke Nukem”; Carlos Ferro, aka Dom Santiago from video game Gears Of War; Rachel Robinson, aka Oerba Yun Fang from video game Final Fantasy XIII; and dozens of other talented guests.

Popular artists doing signings include Nils Hamm and Matt Stewart, illustrators for Magic: The Gathering, as well as a host of other gaming, comics, and webcomics artists.

Annual memberships to ConnectiCon are available at the door, and include access to all three days of the convention, as well as monthly member appreciation days and other events year-round.
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