Players spread across tables as they compete in a Magic: The Gathering tournament at CyPhaCon in 2012. (American Press Archives)
Last Modified: Thursday, April 11, 2013 10:09 AM
CyPhaCon, an annual anime, gaming and science fiction convention, will be 6 p.m.-midnight April 19, 9 a.m.-midnight April 20 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 21 on the Lake Charles Civic Center’s first-floor exhibition hall.
Guests will include voice-actor Kyle Hebert; local comic artist Danny Allian; authors Rob Cerio and Michael Moreau; musical entertainers The Suzaku 7; and performing group Orions Envy.
Returning guests and groups are The Bedlam Bards; The Austin Browncoats; Johnny and Jacqueline Segura; Mechcorps Entertainment; Bast Alpha Garrison; Degobah Base; Red Stick Rebellion; U.S.S. Lafitte; Hunters Den; D20 Girls; Amptgard; Bayou Paranormal; and the USS Orleck.
New groups and entertainers are Louisiana StarGators; Louisiana Cosplayers; Alaska’s Cosplay; Teh Princess Cosplay; Awkward Cosplay Girl; Arylon; Minds Eye Society; Airship Horizons; Carnival Epsilon; and Mediocre Year Industries.
Hal MacMillian will host a charity auction, with proceeds benefitting the Louisiana chapter of the Autism Society.
Advance membership passes are on sale at Paper Heroes until April 16. Passes are $10 for Friday, April 19; $20 for Saturday, April 20; and $15 for Sunday, April 15. Weekend passes are $25. Admission for children ages 7-13 is $5; children under 7 are admitted free.
• Online: www.cyphacon.org.