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Convention Tuesdays: Atlanta Game Fest / CONtraflow / Monsterama 2022

Welcome to the Convention Tuesdays segment!  Each week here on Geek Alabama, Convention Tuesdays will feature and highlight conventions happening during the upcoming weekend in the State of Alabama, or within short driving distances from Alabama such as Atlanta, Nashville, Chattanooga, New Orleans, Jackson, Memphis, and other nearby cities close to Alabama.

Listings come from Southern Fandom Resource Guide


October 6-9 — Atlanta Game Fest — Atlanta, Georgia

Boardgame fans from across the Southeast gather for four days of fun and games. Hundreds of the world’s best boardgames are available for play, as well as friendly folks who can help with the rules. The Flea Market is 2pm Saturday.

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October 7-9 — CONtraflow — New Orleans, Louisiana

CONtraflow is a fan convention held in the Greater New Orleans area. It focuses on science fiction, fantasy, comics, and related literary genres in any form, including but not limited to writing, visual arts, dramatic arts, and interactive fiction.

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October 8 — Monsterama — Atlanta, Georgia

We are proud to be Atlanta’s only retro horror and sci-fi convention, and we focus on the fantastic in cinema, art, comics, literature, and media.

We will screen classic movies and TV shows as we always do, have a panel and a Maker room, a vendors area, and lunch is even included in your ticket price!

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October 9 — Atlanta Comic Convention — Atlanta, Georgia

Over one million comic books (Gold, Silver, CGC, More!), toys (Vintage to Modern), Star Wars, Dr. Who, Posters, Anime, and more!

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