Fan Table at MidSouthCon 28

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Fan Table at MidSouthCon
Start Date March 12, 2010
End Date March 14, 2010
Cost $40/person until February 12, 2010
$45/person after
Website [1]
Location Whispering Woods Conference Center

Midsouth Makers will be hosting a table at MidSouthCon, the region's oldest general science fiction/fantasy convention. The fan tables are on the 2nd floor, right in the middle of 75% of programming and gaming areas, so we will see high traffic at times.


From the con's website

MidSouthCon has grown over the years to become the Mid-South's premier multi-genre convention. It covers a diverse section of fanish culture that includes Science Fiction, Fantasy, Science, Comics, Horror, Education, Costuming, Anime, and Gaming. There are over 100 authors, editors, publishers, scientists, artists and other guests, with an annual attendance of approximately 1200 people.

On average there is over 140 hours of programing in multiple tracks during the Con (and that's not counting the Video Room, Anime Room or gaming tracks). Masquerade, Writers' Conference, Readings, Autographs, Dealers' Room, SCA demonstrations and events, Board Games, Role-playing and LARP games, CCG tournaments, and lots of other fun stuff.

Who's Attending

  • Danny
  • Daniel
  • Jim H.
  • Mike D.


The green marking is roughly where our table will be
  • Table — one is provided for us it seems
  • Banner — some sort of banner to put across the front of the table
  • T-shirts — some common t-shirts that we can all wear
  • Handouts - some sort of smaller, one sheet, pamphlet type of handout to give to people as a means of advertising ourselves.
  • Projects - various projects, all member made, to show off the sort of things we want to do.

Proposed Projects

Project Name Description Contributing Member
Tankduino Autonomous tank controller. Dan9186
UV LED Exposure Box Exposure box for UV exposure projects, like photo resist circuit boards. Dan9186
Cigar Box Guitar The cigar box guitar featured in one of the Make magazines. Critter42
Temperature Sensitive Scarf A scarf that has lights woven through it to turn different colors based on temp. Mary
Various Arduino Projects Servo, motor control, LCD Display, Processing Examples Jim H.