Beware the reddish fog at ShireCon

Tim Callahan, arms outstretched, set the post-apocalyptic scene for participants at ShireCon in Falls Village on Saturday, Sept. 22. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Thom Wilson stood in the Center on Main on Saturday morning, Sept. 22, and surveyed the scene with satisfaction.

There were four or five long tables filled with participants in role-playing and board games, and it was Wilson’s first attempt at a gaming convention.

Wilson, a Falls Village resident, graduate of Housatonic Valley Regional High School and who works at Hamilton Books, said there are not a lot of opportunities for role-playing game enthusiasts in northwest Connecticut.

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