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NakamaCon cancelled amid setbacks, staff shortages

Author: GreenReaper

Second-year Wisconsin convention NakamaCon has been cancelled less than three months before launch, according to con chair Chessie Sutherland. [tip: pmart and SkippyFox]

The replacement website outlines a tale of woe – misprinted flyers, car acccidents, illness, financial shortages and other real life complications:

I realize it is three months from the convention. I know we could make it happen but we’d sacrifice a lot of our own lives to make it work. If any one of these things hadn’t happened we might still have a Nakamacon. Collectively, they’ve led to us being so far behind that recovery is unlikely.

However, the cancellation was followed by allegations by webmaster and payment system maintainer S-Config that Chessie made the decision alone, while local artist Jim Groat claimed the chair “never showed up to any of the meetings.”

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