Seminars

“Ask Mike about Call of Cthulhu” 10:00 – 11:00 Saturday. Chaosium’s own Mike Mason gives a q&a on the game, what’s coming, plus a general Chaosium update.

“Running Effective Horror Games”  11:00 – 12:00 Saturday. Mike Mason is joined by Scott Dorward and Paul Fricker to discuss ways of bringing horror to your games.

“Map Making and Fantasy Worlds 2” 12:00 – 13:00 Saturday. Colin Driver discusses how maps have influenced RPGs and games over the years and gives an update on current projects.

“Lessons from LARP” 18:00 – 19:00 Saturday. Ian Thomas  (video game developer, writer, screenwriter, author and long-term LARPer) picks apart several principles about interactive storytelling that he applies to his writing & computer games careers. Principles he’s learned through running and writing LARP events.  He does this through the lens of one particular event, a 1950s ghost story set in a mansion on Exmoor.

“Roleplaying and Spirituality 6!” 10:00 – 11:00 Sunday. It’s Sunday, it’s 10:00, so it’s time once again for normal survices to resume. Hosted by Dr. Moose.

 “GMs are Ba*tards” 11:00 – 12:00 Sunday. Sue Lee presents a light-hearted look at our tireless games masters… I think.

“Writing for Publication” 12:00 – 13:00 Sunday. Mike Mason (plus guests) discuss what you need to know to get your work published.

“The Good Friends of Elias Jackson – Live Podcast” 15:00 – 16:00 Sunday (with additional setup time prior to this). For one day only, Scott Dorwood, Paul Fricker and Matt Sanderson bring their show on the road to Leicester.

“The Paranormal and RPG” 16:00 – 17:00 Sunday. With paranormal expert CJ Romer presiding.

“Writing and Running Historical Settings in Games” 17:00 – 18:00 Sunday.  Recently graduated Chris Killey hosts.

 

We still have space on Saturday afternoon, so if you want to suggest a Seminar or are willing to run one please contact the Seminar Czar.