Can it be only a few days until GenCon? There are a few more GenCon pickups available for the #RomanceTrilogy
) and there are quite a few more games I've worked on that will be at the con! Here's where I and all these games will be:IGDN Social and Indie Groundbreaker Award Ceremony
, Wednesday August 3, 7-9pm, Loughmiller’s Pub and Eatery, 301 W Washington in Indianapolis. I was lucky enough to be one of the judges for the inaugural year of this award. It was a very strong field. The social is free and open to all, with a raffle and announcement of the award winners. Congratulations to all who took part in the Indie Groundbreaker Awards for all your hard work on games pushing rpgs in new directions!http://www.igdnonline.com/indie-groundbreaker-awards/http://www.igdnonline.com/join-us-for-the-2016-gencon-social-and-awards-show/Diana Jones Award Party
, Wednesday 9pm on at the Cadillac Ranch. The annual award for excellence in gaming, free and open to folks in the game publishing industry. This is a fun time to rub elbows and enjoy a free drink. Another, different group of games, endeavors and even an individual in this short list!http://www.dianajonesaward.org/IGDN Booth #2311
Along with the many awesome games from Indie Game Developer Network members, I'll have three of my games:Romance Trilogy http://www.blackgreengames.com/shop/romancetrilogypdf
There are 10 copies set aside for pre-order and pickup at the IGDN Game HQ in the Marriott at GenCon (7 are spoken for as of this morning). Then I'll have 40 copies for sale at that IGDN Booth proper. All of these are a special signed, edition for GenCon.https://gumroad.com/emilycarehttp://www.blackgreengames.com/shop/romancetrilogypdfSpyFi Bundle
Over-the-top high-tech espionage & action, in the manner of everyone's favorite British secret agent, Melissa McCarthy in Spy, SpyKids et al. But deconstructing some of the underlying -isms of that genre of books & films.http://www.blackgreengames.com/shop/spyfiMisericord(e)
Pick-up-and-go progressive fantasy storytelling adventure. Written for play with new gamers. Uses a Tarot deck and freeform resolution. My favorite game to run for conventions, bar none.http://www.blackgreengames.com/shop/misericorde-pdfIPR Booth #2330Bubblegumshoe
from Evil Hat
This teen detective game was a blast to work on with +Kenneth Hite
, +Lisa Steele
and the whole crew! So excited to see it get into people's hands.http://www.evilhat.com/home/bubblegumshoe/Pelgrane Booth #419The Book of Changing Years
, companion volume to +Kevin Kulp
's brilliant TimeWatch. This is a gorgeous volume, full of story seeds for your TimeWatch campaigns. It was a real pleasure to be among this group of contributors.http://site.pelgranepress.com/index.php/book-of-changing-years/
Thursday, August 4:
Title: Heartwrenchers; Emotional RPGs
Date & Time: Thursday at 9:00 AM - 10:00 am
Location: Crowne Plaza : Grand Central Ballroom A
with +Shoshana Kessock
and +Jason Pitre Industry Insider Panel
SEM16100200 Beyond Combat Thursday 1pm Room 241 What do you do in rpgs when you're not fighting? We'll talk about games that focus on what happens in between fights, or drop them all together. Come hear tips for play & find new games to try.
With +Kathryn Hymes
, +Hakan Seyalioglu
and Harrison PinkIndustry Insider Panel
SEM16100233 State of the LARP & How You Can Be A Live Action Role Player! Thursday 6pm Room 241 What's new in the world of LARP games? Curious about LARPing? What to improve your game? Get the 411 on all things Live Action Role Playing has to offer!
With +Alex Roberts
and +Eddy Webb
Friday, August 5:
SEM1691627 Gearheads: Clever RPG Mechanics Friday 11am - Crowne Plaza : Room Conrail
Roleplaying game design is a hotbed of innovation, & this panel is a place to talk about some of the latest & greatest mechanics for games.
With +Jason Pitre
SEM1691628 Introduction to RPG Playtesting Friday noon - Crowne Plaza : Room Conrail
Playtesting RPGs is a difficult process. In this panel, sponsored by the Indie Game Developer Network, we will teach you how to effectively test games as a designer & as a player.
With +Jason Pitre
and +Mark Richardson At Games On Demand
in the Marriott Downtown
RPG1687627 Friday 2-3:30
Romancing the Dungeon
Play people on their first dates, seeing if they find love. In this adaptation, we'll explore a classic dungeon and see whether sparks fly. Sometimes romance starts in the most unlikely places.
2-4 players 18+
SEM1688878 Dramatic Interaction Master Class Friday 4pm Crowne Plaza Grand Central Ballroom A+Robin Laws
& guests teach structures & techniques to turn emotional confrontations between PCs from frustrating roadblocks into rich moments of human drama.Larps On Demand at Games on Demand
Friday 6-8 pm
The Other Place (4 players) - by Banana Chan, Two children play in an attic and find two children trapped in an old mirror. Who will walk away? http://www.goldencobra.org/pdf/2015/theotherplace_BananaChan.pdf
Dream Bear (alternate game - if more players than 4) A group of dreamers comes together to share their dreams of a Bear and what it means to them.http://www.goldencobra.org/pdf/DreamBear_ecb.pdf
Saturday, August 6:Industry Insider Panel
SEM16100202 Cooperative Storytelling: The World-Magic of Games Saturday 11am Room 241 Every game, no matter how simple, has a shared narrative. Come discuss how to enhance the storytelling magic in your own games-whether you're a player, a gamemaster, or a designer.
With Brian Cortijo and +Mark Diaz Truman Games on Demand
Versus Nature - a hack of Shooting the Moon from the Romance Trilogy.
The natural world present some of the greatest challenges: to explore, overcome, survive. Play Seekers on a quest, companions, people of those lands and even Nature and Death itself.
2-4 players 18+ Saturday 2-3:30Industry Insider Panel
SEM16100228 Right There On The Kitchen Table: Sex In RPGs Saturday 5pm Room 240 Sex is a part of life - & it can be a heck of a plot device. Learn how to integrate sex & sexuality into your game's story, in a way that feels safe & fun for everyone. With +Katherine Cross
and +Alex Roberts
Hope to see you there!http://www.blackgreengames.com/shop/romancetrilogypdf