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Friday, September 30 • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
How to be a Game Master

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The most common reason given why not to run a game is, "I don't know how." This workshop will give you the tools and coaching so that you do know how.

Moderators
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Tim Mottishaw

Tabletop/RPG Coordinator, GaymerX
Tim (Tabletop/Roleplaying Game Coordinator for GaymerX) is the founder of Dawson Creek Pride, and a regular volunteer at Pride in his home of Vancouver British Columbia, Canada. He is the Western Canadian Regional Coordinator for the D&D Adventurers League and is a Judge at GenCon... Read More →

Speakers
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Strix Beltrán

Narrative Designer, Writer, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant
Whitney Beltrán, AKA “Strix” is a writer and narrative designer for analogue and video games, scripts and features, and transmedia IP. She has written for studios including Undead Labs, Onyx Path, and Crackhorse Films. She is an expert in world building and narrative design... Read More →
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Joseph Carriker

Developer, Green Ronin Publishing
Joseph Carriker is the developer for Green Ronin's A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying, as well as the adjunct Chronicle System line of game supplements. He has been writing in the gaming industry for fifteen years now, and has worked on a variety of game lines over those years, including... Read More →
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Steve Kenson

Designer, Green Ronin Publishing
Steve Kenson has been writing and designing in the tabletop RPG industry since 1995. He has written for such diverse games as Shadowrun, Earthdawn, Aberrant, Dungeons & Dragons, and White Wolf’s World of Darkness. Three of his novels for Shadowrun focused on a gay male protagonist... Read More →
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Levi A. Miles

Costume Technician, Cirque du Soleil
Levi A. Miles is a freelance game designer, Pathfinder Society Roleplaying Guild Venture Agent, and a game culture blogger based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. Levi received a BFA in Costume Production for Theatre (translation: a degree is super-fancy cosplay), and a BA in Religious... Read More →
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Donna Prior

Executive Director, OrcaCon
OrcaCon is a tabletop games convention, which includes board and card games, role-playing games, and miniatures games. OrcaCon is focused on creating a safe and welcoming space for promoting the tabletop games hobby, supporting diversity in tabletop games, and building a community... Read More →


Friday September 30, 2016 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Tabletop And Gaming Cypress Room