Arcon is an annual gaming convention
. It is arranged by the two gaming club
s called Ares
(both of them), as the name reflects ("Ar-con"), in the usual style of gaming conventions. Arcon is Norway
s largest convention of this type, and is held at Oslo University
the weekend closest to midsummer eve
Arcon is a quite old convention, this year (2001), Arcon 17 is held (which means that unless they skipped any years, the first Arcon was held in 1985).