Conpulsion 2018

Conpulsion Battlegrounds 2017 was a great success.
Over Ā£2000 raised for charity.
Hundreds of happy gamers!

Join us for Conpulsion Conspiracy 2018.
Friday April 13th – Sunday April 15th.

Friday 13th. Really. So spooky. Must be a conspiracy.


Conpulsion 2018!

Conpulsion Conspiracy.
Friday April 13th – Sunday April 15th.

Friday 13th. Really. So spooky. Must be a conspiracy.… Read more


Game Pre-Reg and Online Tickets – CLOSED šŸ™‚

Hello lovely people, online ticket sales and Pre-Reg have now closed. This is to allow us to perform the admin associated with these tasks in plenty time for this weekend. Fear not

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Hi all, Just a reminder…
To allow us here at Conpulsion to assemble ticket lists and finalize pre-reg numbers ahead of the convention this weekend. We will be looking to close both online ticket sales and onlineĀ pre-reg at 6PM
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Hi all,
To allow us here at Conpulsion to assemble ticket lists and finalize pre-reg numbers ahead of the convention this weekend. We will be looking to close both online ticket sales and onlineĀ pre-reg at 6PM on the 5th
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Game Location Clarifying Note

Hi All,

A few people have been in contact to query the location of given games, as such here is a clarification:

All games with a “U” age rating will be held within Teviot. They will take place in the
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SPECIAL RELEASE: 1001 Tales by Matthew Barrowcliffe

For the 1st time ever, here at Conpulsion 2017, Matthew Barrowcliffe will be revealing the beautiful print edition of his game system 1001 Tales!

These gorgeous tomes are limited in number, with only 50 … Read more


Hey-Ho happy gamers! Conpulsion is so close!

Here is a copy of the full weekend’s programme for you to peruse at your pleasure.

Physical copies will be here on the day as well!

Looking forward to seeing you all, and … Read more

GUEST: Gary Buckland

Gary is a first time guest for 2017!

In his own words…

I started gaming in 1984, having been introduced to it through Fighting Fantasy and the D&D Basic Red Box.
Within a year I’d discovered MERP and Traveller.

Displaying tumblr_oempvuQjwt1tt3zuyo1_500.jpgI’m … Read more


Rumors suggest Phil Harris was forged in the coal fires of the Industrial Revolution, although some historical documents suggest he may have been around earlier.

Displaying Chef.jpgNow he’s a Senior Narrative Designer atĀ Bigpoint, working on DarkOrbit, Seafight, and some … Read more


Returning for 2017 are the glorious Cakebread and Walton!

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Since forming Cakebread & Walton, in 2009, Ken and Peter have co-written, developed and edited dozens of RPG publications; including the multi-award winning Abney Parkā€™s Airship Pirates RPG, the critically acclaimed … Read more

GUEST: Cat Tobin

Returning for 2017 is the awesome Cat Tobin!

Image result for pelgrane pressCat is the Managing Director and co-owner of Pelgrane Press. As a full-time employee, she oversees all aspects of book production and customer service, and as a company director and shareholder is … Read more


Conpulsion will be continuing the tradition of our gloriously geeky bring-and-buy this year!

Located in the trade hall, and offering a selection of various geekery, it’s a one-stop-shop to get your RPG, Fantasy and Sci-Fi retail therapy in over the … Read more


There was a time when there wasn’t much Star Wars.
I know, right? Inconceivable!
In a time after the Jedi had returned and then gone off to Broadway, but before the Empire had a blue heir rinse, the future of … Read more

GUEST: Hugh Hancock

Returning for 2017!
Hi, Iā€™m Hugh.
For years I made films like no-one else.
Now I make reality. Virtually.

Hugh Hancock is the founder of Strange CompanyĀ and a prolific creator of film and digital content! Lately, he’s been experimenting … Read more

Game Submission For 2017 Now Open!

Calling all prospective GM’s!

26500580392_c97ab45809_bThe chance to submit a game (or games) for Conpulsion Battlegrounds is open!

Conpulsion is a wonderful opportunity for GMs of all varieties to ply their trade! So follow the link above, or navigate over to … Read more

Blueshirt Volunteering Sign Up

Fancy helping to run your favourite friendly gaming convention?

uncle-sam-wants-youVolunteer to join the ranks of the Blueshirts!

Blueshirt volunteers help with the general running of the convention over the weekend. Escorting guests, monitoring tickets and other noble, important tasks.… Read more

Conpulsion Battlegrounds Web Update


THE VOICE OF BRITAIN In good voice for his second ceremonial Coronation is Regimental Sergeant-Major Ronald Brittain, MBE, as he takes a squad officer cadets-some of whom will be chosen for duty on June 2-at the MOns Barracks, Aldershot, Hampshire. Brittain, now senior R.S.M., in the British Army, was R.S.M., of the 1st Battalion cold stream Guards, which furninshed a gaurd of hnour outside Westminster Abbey at George VI's Coronation.Greetings all, as you can see our home on the web has had its facelift for 2017!

Coming soon will be:

  • the opening of game submissions for GM’s,
  • the opening of ticket sales for attendees,
  • the details of guests,
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Conpulsion 2017 Dates Announced!!!

Conpulsion needs youWe have the dates for Conpulsion 2017!!!

Conpulsion Battlegrounds will take to the field of gloryĀ inĀ Teviot Row House on the 7th, 8th and 9th of April 2017. Put it in your Ā calendars, put it in your friends calendars, … Read more

Griffie Winners 2016

Griffies AwardsConpulsion are proud to announce the winners of the Griffies, the games voted best new games of the year at Conpulsion Underworld in 2016.

The winners in the four categories are:



Best Board Game: Astral Peace by Tom Read more

Gaming in and Around Edinburgh

QuestionSo Conpulsion Underworld is over. What other gaming is on in and around Edinburgh between now and Conpulsion Battlegrounds in 2017?

Well there is lots of lovely stuff going on and the Conpulsion team have a little list for you… Read more


beerWell Conpulsion Underworld is finished and what a great convention it was. We hope you all had a lovely time.

We would like to thank all our guests, helpers, GMs, volunteers, demonstrators, traders and the lovely people who attended to … Read more

Conpulsion Underworld Programme and Schedule Available Online

sidebarWe know you folks are eager to know what is going to be on at this year’s Conpulsion Underworld, so we have produced online copies of the Conpulsion ProgrammeĀ and the At A Glance Schedule and they are available now.… Read more

Faye Sutherland – Chief Griffinologist

Faye Demon GriffinFaye Sutherland has been the resident artist and chief griffinologist for the past two conventions and has provided the artwork for Conpulsion Innovation, Conpulsion Overboard and Conpulsion Underworld. This year we’ve finally persuaded her to talk about art and working … Read more