What do I do at conventions? Sell stuff, talk to fans, sign books, run seminars, speak on panels, run games, get interviewed, eat (a lot), sleep (little) and dance.
October 4-6: Big Bad Con, Oakland, CA
Running Parsely games and demos. August 28-29: PAX Dev, Seattle, WA
Running an indie RPG workshop with Luke Crane, speaking on other topics, eating pho.
August 15-18: GenCon, Indianapolis, IN
Attending as an Industry Guest of Honor, running Parsely games and speaking at various panels on RPG design, sci-fi and horror gaming, etc.
Thursday @6pm — RPG Design & Development: I get to square off against Greg Stafford. How many bruises will I walk away with by the panel’s end?
Friday @11am — Sci-Fi RPG Designer Roundtable: Challenges in Crafting Original Settings & Systems: Panel discussion with the creators of Eclipse Phase, Shock, Mobile Frame Zero, Mindjammer, FreeMarket, & Shadowrun 4e.
Friday @2pm — Cooperative Games: I’ll talk alongside some board game guys about RPGs and cooperative play. Hah! Come for the laughs, stay for the fist-fights.
Friday @4pm — Six-Gun Showdown: Purchase your ticket for only $6 to play in this live-action, massively multiplayer text adventure and leave with a copy of Six-Gun Showdown!
Friday @6:30pm — InSpectres the Movie Premiere: In a world where the supernatural are common, the InSpectres are the only ones capable of eliminating these supernatural nuisances! This is the feature film based upon Jared Sorensen’s InSpectres!
Saturday @11am — Secrets of the Small Press: It’s easy to make games, so do it.
Saturday @4pm — Z-Ward: Purchase your ticket for only $6 to play in this live-action, massively multiplayer text adventure and leave with a copy of Z-Ward!
Sunday @10am — Fear of the Unknown: Suspense in RPGs: An hour long panel discussion, ostensibly about scaring players, in which I tell Ken Hite to his face that Call of Cthulhu is a fantasy adventure game.
June 13-16: Origins Game Fair, Columbus, OH
Covert appearance. Catch me if you can!
March 22-24: PAX EAST, Boston, MA
Running Parsely games and panels.
August 29-30: PAX DEV, Seattle, WA
- Something From Nothing: Part II—Review
- Something From Nothing: Part II—Development Workshop
- Something From Nothing: Part I—Review
- Something From Nothing: Part I—Mechanics Workshop
- Academia Vs. Reality: Psychology, Game Theory, and Games
- Creative Destruction
August 31-September 2: PAX PRIME, Seattle, WA