Primetime Adventures: Play In Public

Primetime Adventures: Play In Public

When the Primetime Adventures Kickstarter went live, I said that if it hit $25k, I would write up my guide to running Primetime Adventures at game days and conventions. It hit that mark with three days to spare. So here is the creatively-named Running Primetime Adventures at Game Days and Conventions. (Not-secret code name: Stealing from Jason Corley). Once it hit that mark, I said I would write up a fully-developed series kit (as described in this backer update) based on MCU: Gotham, my police procedural in Batman's Gotham City show, if the kickstarter hit 900 backers. It did that shortly afterwards, so I owe you guys that, too. here it is: PTA Series Kit: MCU: Gotham Then I said if the kickstarter hits 950 backers, I would do up one for something in the Zurvivor setting, which spawned three actual shows (Zurvivor, about a reality tv show set on Zombie Island; COPZ, a COPS-like show during the outbreak on the mainland; and Safety in Numbers, set a bit later...
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Gen Con 2013: The Stuff To Get Post

Gen Con 2013: The Stuff To Get Post

This year at Gen Con, I'll be working with Pulp Gamer, who are doing video coverage of Gen Con for Mayfair Games. We'll be there covering the Catan North American Championship on Sunday and the totally free block party on Thursday evening (over on Georgia Street, where the food trucks are). In previous years, I post lists of stuff to get. This year, my list isn't quite as extensive. Continue reading “Gen Con 2013: The Stuff To Get Post” »...
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Getting Convention Guests

Getting Convention Guests

or "How the hell did you get Wil Wheaton to your 200+ person show?" My first time to Gen Con I came across a vendor selling steampunk fashion things – really nice stuff. I wound up getting a few things there, gifts for the wife. I liked them, and hey, my gaming organization was holding a convention in a few months and we were going with a steampunk theme. This guy would be great at our convention! Speaking to him, he was going to be at a show in Las Vegas – not too far away from our convention – the weekend before our show. This looked to be a great match, but I recall the exact moment he decided not to come: I told him about our guests and said we had Wil Wheaton. He replied, “everybody says they've got Wil Wheaton.” However, the only difference between everybody and us is we actually had him. Sometimes I get asked how our...
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