GenCon Guest of Honor Schedule

As reported earlier, I’ve been selected as an Industry Insider Guest of Honor at this year’s GenCon in Indianapolis, August 16th-19th. My seminar schedule as part of the program has been finalized and is now viewable to all attendees, so I figured I’d give a run-down of my seminars here.

Thursday, August 16th

How To Publish A Game Without Going Broke: 3:00pm, ICC 210. Want to publish your own tabletop RPG? This panel goes beyond Kickstarter, we’ll talk about everything from motivation to finish the game to how to source printers. James Ernest, Dominic McDowall-Thomas, Elizabeth Shoemaker Sampat, Gareth-Michael Skarka.

Kickstarting Your Game Q&A: 6:00pm, ICC 210 Join our Industry Insider Guests who will share tips and tools for using Kickstarter to get your game project funded. Dennis Detwiller, Matt Forbeck, T.S. Luikart, Elizabeth Shoemaker Sampat, Gareth-Michael Skarka.

Friday, August 17th

+5 Sword of ePublishing: 1:00pm, ICC 210 The games industry was an early adopter of the digital publishing business model. Join our Industry Insider Guests as they discuss ways you can bring your game project to life as a digital release. Wolfgang Baur, Susan Morris, Gareth-Michael Skarka, Stan!

Freelancing in the Game Industry: 2:00pm, ICC 210 Want to write for games? Our Industry guests have years of freelancing experience & will share their wisdom on how to find work, how to get more work, & how to succeed as a game industry freelancer. Matt Forbeck, Steve Kenson, Ryan Macklin, Gareth-Michael Skarka, Christine Stiles.

Saturday, August 18th

Doing Kickstarter Right: 11:00am, ICC 210 Talk with successful Kickstarter publishers on how they did their Kickstarter. Topics discussed are: lessons learned, mistakes made, and plans for the future. Ryan Macklin, Gareth-Michael Skarka, Richard Thomas.

I’ve also submitted a seminar on Far West — if it is approved, it will appear in the on-site program book.

Beyond that, I’ll be with Adamant Entertainment at the Cubicle Seven booth in the Exhibit Hall. Drop by and say hello!

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