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An attendee dressed as Jawa from “Star Wars” for the inaugural Berserkon Gaming Convention. This year’s event starts Friday at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. 2013 file / News Tribune.

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Grab your cloak, gamers. It’s the return of Berserkon.

The three-day gaming convention runs Friday through Sunday at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center and features a range of card games, dice games, film screenings, apocalypse scenarios and superhero battle demos.


There will be a “Welcome to the Con!” party at 8 tonight at Canal Park Brewing.

Last year’s inaugural event attracted about 300 gamers.

This year’s major events include big games of Magic: The Gathering, Warhammer, Pathfinder and a special screening of “Fear of Girls Episode 4: The Party Bus of Elemental Evil,” with director Ryan Wood and stars Scott Jorgenson and Tom Lommel in attendance.

GO SEE IT What: Berserkon Gaming Convention

When: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday

Where: Duluth Entertainment Convention Center

Tickets: Available at

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