GenCon and Tonic: My GenCon Schedule 2016
Title speaks for itself. Alternate title: This May Have Been Too Many Seminars and Too Few Lunches.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 411:00 am - NoonWorldbuilding
A discussion of techniques that can be used to build new, interesting, & exciting game worlds. Do you alter history or do you redesign a whole new world? Learn how to get the most out of your world building.+Ajit George +Amanda Hamon Kunz
Kenneth Hite +Anna Kreider +Wes Schneider1:00 pm - 2:00 pmStealing From the Movies
Campaign ideas & awesome RPG action are as close as the multiplex. +Pelgrane Press Ltd
designers help you adapt, adopt, & improve the plots & characters of Hollywood, Hong Kong, & Hammer Films.
Crowne Plaza : Victoria Stn C/D3:00 pm - 4:00 pmResearch & Game Writing
How much research is too much? How much is too little, or too sloppy? How can you present the best & most interesting results to gamers without drowning them in detail?+Matt Forbeck
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 51:00 pm - 2:00 pmKen and Robin Talk About Stuff Live!+Robin Laws
& Kenneth Hite talk roleplaying, history, conspiracy, occultism, writing, food, movies & whatever you ask them about in this live edition of their award-winning podcast.
Westin : Council3:00 pm - 4:00 pmLove The Sound Of Your Own Voice: Podcasting 101
Podcasting is a lot of work, & a lot of fun. We'll help you minimize the former & maximize the latter, in everything from picking a topic to audio editing. Put your beautiful voice out there!
Kenneth Hite, +Alex Roberts
ICC : 2417:00 pm - 9:00 pm?ENnie Awards Ceremony
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Crown Plaza Union Station
SATURDAY, AUGUST 611:00 am - NoonTheme & Mechanics: Context Is Everything
How do game companies match game mechanics to a fitting theme? The Dos & Don'ts & why it's important!
Matt Forbeck, Kenneth Hite, Harrison Pink, +Elisa Teague
ICC : 2401:00 pm - 2:00 pmSwords, Spies & Shoggoths: The Pelgrane Press Panel
Join +Simon Rogers +Cat Tobin
& others from the Pelgrane team for a behind-the-scenes look at what the award-winning UK publisher's been up to this year, & what they've planned for the coming year.3:00 pm - 4:30 pmNeed to Know: Inside the Delta Green Role-Playing Game
Meet the authors of the new incarnation of the award-winning setting of Lovecraftian horror and modern conspiracy. With +Dennis Detwiller +Scott Glancy
Kenneth Hite +Shane Ivey +Greg Stolze
Crowne Plaza : Grand Central Ballroom B4:00 pm - 5:00 pmInvestigative Roleplaying Master Class
Mystery scenario masters Kenneth Hite, Robin D. Laws, & +Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan
train their magnifying glasses on clue-gathering adventures to reveal the unlikely suspects behind your tabletop woes.
Westin : Capitol II8:00 pm - 9:30 pmEyes Only: Delta Green GM's Workshop
Mystery. Dread. Appalling sacrifice. Cosmic terror. Join us for a master class in running Delta Green. With Dennis Detwiller, Adam Scott Glancy, Kenneth Hite, Shane Ivey, & Greg Stolze.
Crowne Plaza : Conrail
SUNDAY, AUGUST 711:00 am - NoonCthulhu in Gaming
What's the attraction to cosmic-nihilist seafood? Is there something to do with Cthulhu besides horror or humor? Can a card game express utter madness, or a boardgame terrify humanity?
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