Lights in the Sky: Cold War Conspiracy – Sunday (CAD)

$82.00 CAD

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Sunday October 6th: 9AM – 4:30PM (w/ lunch break)

NOTE: This ticket DOES NOT includes General Admission to the con, you MUST have a ticket to SHUX in order to attend one of the Megagames because they are in our event space.


Lights in the Sky: Cold War Conspiracy is a twist on Jim Wallman’s masterpiece megagame, Watch the Skies, which we ran at SHUX for the last 2 years.

This spiritual successor to the global megagame phenomenon combines the tropes of first contact movies like Independence Day, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Arrival with the paranoia and intrigue of the Cold War. Who can you trust?

Set in the 1980s, players take on the roles of politicians, diplomats, generals, spies, and [redacted] at the height of the Cold War. Communist States, Capitalist Democracies, Non-Aligned nations, and [redacted] vie to convert others to their networks of alliances and economic trading blocs. But beware, with [redacted] rumored to be walking among us, who can you trust?

You’d love Lights in the Sky if:

  • You’re a fan of the geopolitics and tone of the megagame Watch The Skies, or the movies Dr. Strangelove, and WarGames.
  • You like your paranoia extraordinary, and your conspiracies zany.
  • You ever have been suspected of being extraterrestrial in origin.
  • If you like your megagames with a side of 80s Synth and New Wave.

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  1. Price is in Canadian Dollars. Click here to purchase in US Dollars instead.
  2. Payment methods available at checkout are VISA and MasterCard.
  3. All purchases are subject to Goods & Services Tax of 5%.
  4. Ticket sales will be billed immediately at checkout. You will receive an electronic receipt by email and the organizers will get in touch with you closer to the date for organizing and confirmation. If you did not receive a receipt please check your junk mail or confirm your purchase with us.
  5. If you wish to cancel an order at a later date please email us and we will be able to refund the tickets, but will take a fee to cover our transaction costs of both the sale and the refund. These costs will be $10.00 CAD for Megagame tickets.
    • We will not be able to refund tickets within 30 days of the start of the event, sorry!



Q: Do I need a SHUX ticket to play in a Megagame?
A: You do! We will be running these games from within the SHUX enclave.


Q: What’s a Megagame like?
A: Check out Shut Up & Sit Down’s very own video!


Q: Can I be on a team with my friends?
A: Of course! We prioritize keeping friends together, above all else. We’ll be reaching out via email to all players to help assign teams and roles; check your inbox and let us know who you’d like to play with!


Q: Do I need a full team in order to sign up?
A: Not at all – we take groups of all sizes, including solo players. We’ll make sure everyone is matched up with a team, and put you in touch with your teammates a week before the game starts!


Q: What do I need to bring?
A: You don’t need to bring anything, but many players enjoy dressing for their role. We may even give out bonuses to teams that are particularly well-coordinated. (Shhhh, don’t tell anyone I told you!)


Q: Do I have to be there the whole time?
A: Yes. The epic scale of a Megagame is part of what makes it such a unique and memorable experience.

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