Pre-Registration is Closed

All new registration and registration changes must be made at the convention. See you there soon! Pricing information is listed below on this page.

Program Book & Complete Event Schedule Available Online

Go to the Event Listings page to download the 2017 program book and a PDF file of the events schedule. The event matrix file has been updated to include room and table info.

Video Game Room Returns

Total Confusion is pleased to announce the return of the video game room. The video games can be found in the Executive Room near the main ballroom operating from NOON time to 11pm. Seating is first come first served with a time limit in playing based on attendance.

Board Game Action & Excitement Grows

White Wizard Games will be hosting 3 tournaments featuring Hero Realms, Epic and Star Realms.

Catan Qualifier Tournament: Total Confusion will be hosting an Official Catan Nationals Championship Qualifier Event. Come compete for a trip to the Catan United States Championship at Origins Game Fair. The National Champion will move on to the 2018 Catan World Championship in Germany.

Euroquestrian Tournament: Totalcon will feature a tournament that lets you play up to 19 different games whenever your schedule allows and with your friends. It’s an open play event that you can play at any time. Some scheduled plays for each game title are available for those who like to play at a particular time.

B-17 Event: The US Army is looking for new recruits to join the 8th Air Force as we continue the daylight bombing missions over the Reich. We have new B-17s looking for pilots. Can you navigate your bomber and bring your crew home? No experience needed. We have flight training available Friday at noon in the Amphitheater. If you cannot make the training we can pair you up with an experienced pilot to help you along with your mission. Wheels up on the B-17 tournament is Friday at 1pm. Points for this event counts toward Chairman of the Board.

There is an online thread for Totalcon 31 open gaming requests list on Boardgamegeek.

See the Board Game Department for more details.

Curiosities Market Returns! BGG Auction and Math Trade Begun!

Sal’s Traveling Market of Curiosities, the 2017 Totalcon Market is now open for submissions. Put items in the market to find them a new home. Shop to take home new treasures. Go to the Curiosities page to see all the fun.

For even more action, the No Ship Auction and No Ship Math Trade return. These are run through the BoardgameGeek websit. Click on the links above for more information.

Pricing for TotalCon 31

After much feedback, TotalCon has changed its pricing policy. TotalCon is implementing a one price badge and will no longer be charging ticket fees. A full weekend badge will be $65 for 4 days pre-reg, $75 at the door. Thursday or Sunday is $20/1 day pre-reg, $25 at the door. Friday or Saturday is $25/1 day pre-reg, $30 at the door.

Childrens' passes are 50% of the adult pass cost.

Tournaments and specially priced events may incur additional costs (see the event listings for additional costs).

Event registration will remain the same. Reserved tickets will receive priority seating at events. Registering for events is highly encouraged as many events fill up quickly. For more information, please visit the Registration Page.

New England Regional Tournament Board Games Announced

The tournament board games for Totalcon 2016 have been selected and New England titles are on the line for:

  • Splendor
  • Dominion
  • Power Grid
  • Puerto Rico
  • St Petersburg
  • Ticket to Ride
  • Stone age
  • Castles of Burgundy
  • Concordia
  • 7 Wonders Duel

See the schedule New England Regional 2017 schedule

Catan's new distributors, Catan Studios, has agreed to sponsor a qualifier tournament at TotalCon. Details will be announced later.

Agricola is now distributed in the US by Mayfair and for 2017 plans are being made for tournaments that will be linked to the publishers' national and international championships. If those plans aren't in place for February, TotalCon will have its own tournament for Agricola.

TotalCon is Moving!

With an eye towards the future, Total Confusion is pleased to announce that TotalCon 31, coming February 23-26, 2017 will be held at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA 01752 The convention will still be in one hotel and on one floor this year. Rooms are available for booking now. Go to the TotalCon Reservation Page. The Group Login is: TotCon17. Room rates start at $129 with continental breakfast included.

See the Hotel page for more information.

Create a User Account

Everyone must have a user account before registering for Totalcon. If you don't have one, click here to create one. This account will be used for Totalcon 31 and all future events. It will uniquely identify you and prevent problems with tracking registration and event sign-ups. You will be asked to log in to your account (see Login at top of all pages) in order to register or make changes in your registration.