Category Archives: SwanCon

SwanCon 17: July 1991 PR – PARSEC

Pages 12 through 15 of the SwanCon 17 July 1991 progress report are a detailed presentation on ‘PARSEC – The Perth and Regional Simulation Entertainments Convention’. This post attempts to transcribe the text, and summarise the visual elements, which might … Continue reading

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The Festival of the Imagination Progress Report January 1992 p15

I think this is the last page of this progress report that needs transcribing, so I’m going to do at least part of it so we can cross it off. Page 15 is an ad for a thing called ORION. … Continue reading

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SwanCon XV Progress Report Two Summary

by Chris Creagh This A5 sized, buff coloured, 20 page booklet with disorganised page numbers, is sprinkled with graphics and packed full of useful information. The front cover sports a futuristic drawing by Craig Hilton (© 1989)  of a circuitry embedded … Continue reading

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Swancon seventeen – November report – The Mediaeval Faire

OK, that’s not how I spell “medieval“, but it’s how they spelled it, so that’s what I’m going with. This is the bottom half of page 8 of the November 1991 PR for “swancon seventeen”, as it is styled on … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Progress Report January 1992 – PARSEC & sponsorship adverts

Page 10 of the SwanCon 17 January 1992 progress report was dedicated to ‘Parsec’. It isn’t exactly clear from the context whether this was part of the convention, or an entirely separate event. Equally, it isn’t clear whether the set of … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – January 1992 progress report – Starfleet Battles Tournament

Pages 12-13 of the SwanCon 17 January 1992 progress report was dedicated to details of the Starfleet Battles Tournament scheduled to run during the convention. Some of the sections are overly detailed, and have not been reproduced here, but typographical … Continue reading

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Swancon seventeen – November report – Hello Again

Transcription of pages 3-4 of the Swancon 17, Festival of the Imagination, November Progress Report. Which is apparently the one after the July Progress Report. This is one of the reports made out of folded A4 sheets. This is the … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 Programme Leaflet

(StudlyCaps convention titles: positively correlated with British spelling of “Programme”.) This is a single A3 sheet on a heavy paper stock. The paper is off-white, with a slightly greenish hue and a very slight texture. It’s folded in six: first … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Anime Matsuri

page 9 of the SwanCon 17 Progress Report (unnumbered; dated July 1991) features details of the video stream. At the top, there is a logo containing some Japanese calligraphy and the word ‘ANIME!’; to the right of this are the … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Hotel and Venue

Pages 10 and 11 of the SwanCon 17 Progress report (unnumbered; dated July 1991) contain information about the venue, and a full page map of the venue, including accommodation areas, pool, and location of the river. Halfway down the page … Continue reading

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