Greetings and welcome to the Conpulsion News Feed. Our aim is to bring you information about Conpulsion, our guests, new games, updates on the plans for Conpulsion Battlegrounds, local gaming, and reviews of other conventions. Basically stuff we think that you might be interested in.


GUEST: Hugh Hancock

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

Hugh Hancock is the founder of Strange Company 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 glory in Teviot Row House on the 7th, 8th and 9th of April 2017. Put it in your  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 Programme 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