MACE (gaming convention)

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MACE (Mid-Atlantic Convention Expo)
Genre Role-playing game; Gaming convention
Location(s) Charlotte, North Carolina
Country United States
Inaugurated 1996
Organized by JustUs Productions

MACE (Mid-Atlantic Convention Expo) is an annual tabletop gaming convention held in Charlotte, North Carolina. Founded in 1996 as ROC 96.5, the convention has been called MACE since 1997, when it moved to High Point. The convention moved to Charlotte in 2012.

The convention encompasses many forms of gaming including role-playing games (RPGs), Live Action Role-playing games (LARPs), board games, card games, collectible card games (CCGs), Miniature wargaming, strategy games, some select computer games and many others.

In 2014 MACE West, an early spring smaller convention was moved to Asheville NC. In addition to the main convention there are 'Mini MACE's' held in various locations and an annual 'Club MACE' cruise held on Carnival Cruise Lines. In 2016, JustUs Productions attempted a similar model to MACE West in Wilmington, NC, calling it MACE East.