This year at Gen Con I have the honor of being what is called an Industry Insider. I’m going to be on a bunch of panels talking about lots of things, and I’ll be wandering around running Dead Scare and talking to people about disability in games.
Well, I’ll be wheeling. But it’s the same thing.
So if you want to see me, listen to me or ask me questions HERE’S WHERE YOU CAN DO THAT:
Diana Jones Awards.
10-11 – State of the Hat! – I’ll be at Evil Hat’s panel talking about the Accessible Fate Core book I’m writing!
11-12 – SEM1580456 Blind Lady Versus Gaming – An in depth look at how I and other disabled people PLAY GAMES, what makes games accessible, what features are difficult. What features are great. How I adapt to games when they aren’t fully blind friendly.
2-3pm – SEM1575512 Contessa’s How I Designed It – I’ll be talking about my design process for Dead Scare and the experience of creating a game.
RPG1571798 Contessa – Dead Scare!. I’ll be running Dead Scare. This game is already sold out.
8pm Forward – You can’t see me. I work for Storium.
SEM1569493 Mental Health 2015: How Are You? @ 10:00 AM
Location: Crowne Plaza :: Pennsylvania Stn C
I’ll be with John Adamus talking about mental health in the games industry! Come and talk and feel not alone.
SEM1580463 Diversity in Gaming 2-3pm – I and other Industry Insiders will be talking about the diversity of the games industry, and how to make it better.
SEM1580486 Women in Games After Gamergate 10-11am
In the wake of Gamergate, we’ll explore what the industry is doing to
help, how women are interacting differently & ways we as a community
can support women as leaders in the evolving gaming world.
SEM1580473 How to Make Gaming More Inclusive. 2-3PM
How can you make your gaming space more inclusive so that all types of people feel welcome? Industry Insiders discuss concrete ways to build a healthy and robust gaming community.
ENT1569351 D20 BURLESQUE 9pm Onward. COME WATCH.
SEM1580488 World Design. 11-12 What’s the first step in creating a new world for fiction or gaming? We’ll look at the questions you need to answer & the different approaches you can take.
Between all of that I will be attending panels when I can, eating, sleeping, socializing and gaming! If you want to play a game of Dead Scare just let me know and I’ll see what I can do about an off the books game!