RPG Research Staff Panels Schedule at SpoCon Aug 10-12 2018

by RPG Research Admin published 2018/08/09 23:25:00 GMT-7, last modified 2018-08-12T17:33:43-07:00
RPG Research staff will be on multiple panels per day, all 3 days, at SpoCon 2018, August 10th to 12th. Here is our schedule. We hope you will stop by and enjoy the conversation.

SpoCon 2018 is happening! http://spocon.org/

Here is the list of speakers this year: https://sites.grenadine.co/sites/spocon/en/spocon2018/participants

Here is the events calendar overall: https://sites.grenadine.co/sites/spocon/en/spocon2018/schedule?day=

Here are the panels that RPG Research's Vice President, John Welker, and Hawke Robinson, President of RPG Therapeutics LLC, will be on:


Meaningful Religions for Your Game

Friday, August 10, 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm

Many games include priests as a source of healing magic, but religion is integral to every human society. How can you do more with religion(s) in your game?

Frog Jones, Chris Bruscas, Hawke Robinson

Audio file here:  https://www.patreon.com/posts/meaningful-for-20693245


Creating Worlds the Players Control

Saturday, August 11, 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm

For LARP and intensive role-players, techniques for the GM to guide play without having to intervene between players.

Jeremy Zimmerman, Frog Jones, Hawke Robinson

Audio file here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/20722785


Game Design in the 21st Century

Saturday, August 11, 2:00 pm to 2:45 PM

Game formats always seem to be morphing, from table top to consoles to cards to computers to hand-held devices. The audience has also morphed from small groups of outsiders to mainstream participation. What is involved with game design in today's world?

Rob Twohy, Austin Wilmerding, John Welker.


How to Build a Campaign

Saturday August 11, 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm

GMs share their tips to keep a campaign going past the initial excitement of the first few games. It's a lot of work, but worth it!

Dorian Graves, John Welker, Hawke Robinson


House Rules

Sunday August 12, 10:00 am to 10:45 AM

When you need them, and how they effect playability.

Chris Bruscas, Rob Twohy, John Welker

How to Write a Game Module

Sunday August 12, 11:00 am to 11:45 am

What do you need to account for in terms of character, plot, and system mechanics? Those who have done it tell all!

Mr. William (Bill) Dietz, Harlan Haskell III, Hawke Robinson


Gaming... With Children

Sunday August 12, 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM

Gamer families will end up having gamer kids. How can you introduce your kids to gaming with material the suits their age and abilities?

Elizabeth R Alix, Austin Wilmerding, Hawke Robinson, John Welker




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