Upcoming Events:

Winter Fantasy 2015 February 5th-8th

Grand Wayne Center - Fort Wayne, IN




Baldman Games is preparing to make this year’s Winter Fantasy the biggest event ever to bear the name.

We’ve always prided ourselves on offering more gaming that any one person could play through in a single weekend. This year it is all about the D&D Adventurers League. We will have the most D&D AL adventures by any show, anywhere, EVER!!! Thirteen advntures including the first two-round adventure and 5 rounds of level 5-10 play. 4 rounds of premiere event. The Campaign Admins, regional admins, local admins, writers, and heck maybe even your mom will be there. We even have a few surprises up our sleeves to make this THE premiere AL show that you will not want to miss each year.

That’s all before we include the over 800 board games, special guests, and the additional games we’re still looking to bring along. You do NOT want to miss out this year.

Special Events Unique to this show are highlighted in Red

Slot Schedule

  • Slot 1: Wed 6pm-10pm
  • Slot 2: Thur 8am-Noon
  • Slot 3: Thur 1pm-5pm
  • Slot 4: Thur 7pm-11pm
  • Slot 5: Fri 8am-Noon
  • Slot 6: Fri 1pm-5pm
  • Slot 7: Fri 7pm-11pm
  • Slot 8: Sat 8am-Noon
  • Slot 9: Sat 1pm-5pm
  • Slot 10: Sat 7pm-11pm
  • Slot 11: Sun 8am-Noon
  • Slot 12: Sun Noon-4pm

Event Grid

Event Title System Slot 1 Slot 2 Slot 3 Slot 4 Slot 5 Slot 6 Slot 7 Slot 8 Slot 9 Slot 10 Slot 11 Slot 12
DDEX1-1 Defiance in Phlan
DnDAL       X     X          
DDEX1-2 Secrets of Sokol Keep
DnDAL   X     X     X        
DDEX1-3 Shadown on the Moonsea
DnDAL     X     X     X      
DDEX1-4 Dues for the Dead
DnDAL X     X     X     X    
DDEX1-5 The Courting of Fire
DnDAL   X     X     X        
DDEX1-6 The Scroll Thief
DnDAL     X     X     X      
DDEX1-7 Drums in the Marsh
DnDAL       X     X     X    
DDEX1-8 Tales Trees Tell
DnDAL   X     X     X        
DDEX1-9 Outlaws on the Iron Route
DnDAL     X     X     X      
DDEX1-10 Tyranny in Phlan
DnDAL X     X     X     X    
DDEX1-11 Dark Pyramid of Sorcerer's Isle
DnDAL   A A     B B   C C D D
DDEX1-12 Raiders of the Twillight Marsh
DnDAL X   X   X       X   X X
DDEX1-13 Pool of Radiance Resurgent
DnDAL X     X   X   X     X X
Shadow of the Demon Lord #1
SotDL   X X X X X X X X X X  
Shadow of the Demon Lord #2
SotDL   X X X X X X X X X X  


The Gencon Boardgame Library will be at Winter Fantasy this year in all it's glory. Lee and his gang will be there running it so you can expect the best games run by the best staff. Full access to the library is included in your badge for the show. All players MUST have a badge to participates in a boardgame. So whenever you have some free time at the show just wander over a checkout a new game and have some fun.


  • Thursday: 10am - Midnight
  • Friday: 10am - Midight
  • Saturday: 10am - Midnight
  • Sunday: 10am - 2pm

D&D Adventurers League

DDEX1-1 Defiance in Phlan: The Cult of the Dragon has come to Phlan, a lawless refuge on the Moonsea. Now, with no significant authority to stop the cult, other power groups in the Realms – the Harpers, Order of the Gauntlet, Emerald Enclave, Lords’ Alliance, and even the Zhentarim – must unite to stop the cult from fulfilling its dark purpose in the city. Join the fight by participating in any one of five different missions aimed at stopping the cult. A series of one-hour adventures for levels 1-2

DDEX1-2 Secrets of Sokol Keep: Decades have passed since Sokol Keep was reclaimed, and a small garrison placed there along with a beacon to help guide ships. Now, that beacon has gone dark, and the garrison has disappeared. In Phlan, rumors circulate that something ancient was discovered in the grounds beneath the keep, dating to before the clerics of Tyr built the small fortress. Uncover the secrets of Sokol Keep! A four-hour adventure for levels 1-4

DDEX1-3 Shadown on the Moonsea: Life on the Moonsea isn’t easy. Bandits, pirates, and cruel lords dominate the land, threatening those who make an honest living there. Now, a new scourge is prowling the waters: A ghost ship has been striking small coastal villages, leaving its victims whispering about the “eye of the dracolich.” Join the adventure and learn the truth behind this threat! A four-hour adventure for levels 1-4

DDEX1-4 Dues for the Dead: For years, the Most Solemn Order of the Silent Shroud has tended the dead at Valinghen graveyard, providing them a peaceful eternal rest. Now, that rest has been disturbed by a necromancer seeking out a key to re-activate the Pool of Radiance. A four-hour adventure for levels 1-4.

DDEX1-5 The Courting of Fire: An exiled cultist and his kobold minions are spotted searching long-forgotten ruins in the Dragonspire Mountains. Rumors say he looks for a precious gift to give to a fearsome dragon that dwells there. What he hopes to attain with his gift is unknown, but can’t be good for the citizens of Phlan. A four-hour adventure for levels 1-4.

DDEX1-6 The Scroll Thief: Scholars Square is a relatively quiet corner of Phlan, but a series of odd thefts have the headmasters of various schools in the area concerned. The headmasters’ pleas for help have gone unanswered by the Black Fist, and the Lord Sage of Phlan decides to reach out to you and your kind to bring those responsible to justice. A four-hour adventure for levels 1-4.

DDEX1-7 Drums in the Marsh: For the past several nights, drums have been heard on the wind, coming from the Twilight Marsh. Each morning, more turn up missing from the nearby farms, leaving only muddy, clawed footprints heading towards the marsh. Can you help the find the lost and bring justice to the abductors? A four-hour adventure for levels 1-4.

DDEX1-8 Tales Trees Tell: Despite the shaky alliance that exists with the elves of the Quivering Forest, they do not suffer trespass in their realm lightly, especially from common folk from nearby Phlan. A woodworker’s recent blunder into the forest might set off a diplomatic incident. Can you help find him and mollify the aggravated elves? A four-hour adventure for levels 1-4.

DDEX1-9 Outlaws on the Iron Route: The Iron Route, an important trade road east of Phlan, is beset by competing bandits. An exiled Black Fist officer leads his band of mercenaries turned cloaked ruffians, while a mysterious dragonborn sorcerer commands screaming savages from the north. In this war for supremacy over the trade route, the beleaguered merchants are the victims, and Phlan suffers from a lack of important supplies. It’s up to adventurers to strike out and reopen this vital route to the town. A four-hour adventure for levels 1-4.

DDEX1-10 Tyranny in Phlan: The Maimed Virulence has come. The future of the Cinnabar Throne and the lives of the denizens of Phlan are in jeopardy. The Cult of the Dragon rejoices, and the Black Fist is powerless to stop them. How will the factions of the city respond to this threat? Can Phlan be saved this time? Part One of Under Emerald Claws. A four-hour adventure for levels 5-10.

DDEX1-11 Dark Pyramid of Sorcerer's Isle (2 rnds): Long unoccupied, the pyramid on Sorcerer’s Isle now flows with strange magical energy, warping creatures and the landscape around it. The Cult of the Dragon and Red Wizards of Thay have taken notice, and it’s up to you to keep whatever power dwells there out of their hands. An eight-hour adventure for levels 5-10.

DDEX1-12 Raiders of the Twillight Marsh: A black dragon’s treasure horde has been located in the Twilight Marsh, and within it are secrets that hold interest to the factions. With the dragon marauding over the countryside, the horde is left unguarded. Now is the time to plunder its lair! An adventure for 5th-10th level characters.

DDEX1-13 Pool of Radiance Resurgent: Vorgansharax rules Phlan, using the Cult of the Dragon to extend his noxious gaze. But the green dragon seeks far more than control of the beleaguered town – ultimate power is nearly within reach. Will he reactivate the Pool of Radiance and ascend to greater prominence amongst his kind? Part Two of Under Emerald Claws. An adventure for 5th-10th level characters.

Magic Item Trading Post: Fai Chen’s Fantastical Fair has made its way to Phlan, and rumors abound of the wonders he has for trade in his mysterious cart! Bring your unwanted certified items to him, and trade for another item, or just ask him for some of the latest gossip. A special activity debuting at Winter Fantasy! Slot 3, 6, 7, 9, and 10 (and various other random times).

Shadow of the Demon Lord

In Shadow of the Demon Lord, the player characters are embattled survivors struggling for existence in the ruins of the last great empire as the world teeters on the brink of the oblivion at the hands of the unspeakable Demon Lord. It is a landscape littered with ancient relics, suffused with dark magic, and rife with abandoned cities and ruins infested with terrifying creatures spawned from nightmares.

Shadow of the Demon Lord: The Curious Case of the Errant Swine Something keeps stealing Farmer Ham’s Hogs and he’s offered a shiny coin to whoever can unravel the mystery. Pre-generated characters will be provided for this novice story. Playtime: 4 hours. Written by Robert J. Schwalb

Shadow of the Demon Lord: In Need of Killing An Inquisitor hires the group to hunt down and capture a vile traitor by any means necessary. Pre-generated characters will be provided for this novice story. Playtime: 4 hours. Written by Robert J. Schwalb

Baker Street: World of Sherlock Holmes

Baker Street: World of Sherlock Holmes: Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes uses conventional d6 dice with 1 special dice that will be provided during gameplay. Players will take on pregen characters from 1891 trying to solve murders in the absence of Sherlock, from 221 B Baker Street. Slot 3, 6, & 9

NeoExodus Legacies

Legacies: Plains of Sametia: (Pathfinder RPG, NeoExodus Legacies organized play) With work on Trovaska proceeding on schedule, the leaders of the Arman Protectorate set their sights on their next target: Gytha. But the Janus Horde is not quite willing to giving up their hold on the city. Part one of the Battle for Gytha series. New players welcome, pre-gen provided. Slot 5 & 8

Legacies: Knee Deep: (Pathfinder RPG, NeoExodus Legacies organized play) From a small enclave deep in enemy territory, the Arman Protectorate plans to send a small group of adventurers to map and chart the way to their ultimate prize: the city of Gytha. It seems pretty simple, but what they want you to explore is the Merzkyi Bog, a swamp created and maintained by insane druids. Part two of the Battle for Gytha series. New players welcome, pre-gen provided. Slot 6 & 11

Red Aegis

Red Aegis:Come join Matt James, one of the writers of this exciting new game, as he runs sneak peeks of the new system Kickstarted last year (to the tune of $66K). Don't miss this rare chance for a sneak peek at a game from one of the writers themselves. Slot 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, and 9

Living Arcanis

Living Arcanis: Premiere - Pride Goeth Before A Fall: If you stare long enough at the Abyss, eventually it stares right back at you. Slot 6 and 10.

LA SP08: To Die Alone: Almeric is a bleeding nation full of petty Princes and Princesses. One of them, now in the twilight of his years, wants help. It’s not immediately clear if he wants your help for himself, his heirs, or his town - Maren. This Prince promises rewards to those who provide aid ...But even given your special abilities, what meaningful assistance can a few travelers give over a handful of days? In Almeric, whether you stay or try to walk away, it’s a good bet that trouble will find you. Slot 3 and 7

LA SP09: In Plain Sight: When her young page has gone missing, Calisto val’Sheem, a senator from Savona, requests your help to investigate his disappearance can you find the missing boy and what evil lies hidden in plain sight. Slot 4 and 8

LA: Purity, Fraternity, Justice: The monsters we fear in the darkness are often reflections of the atrocities we perpetuate in the light. -Aulus Vitruvius Avitus. Slot 5 and 9

Witch Hunter

Witch Hunter: Open Play: The name says it all gang. Our judge will be at the show with the entire Witch Hunter library. Want to give it a start from beginning or just missing an adventure in the middle? This is your chance. Slots 2, 5, 7, and 8