009 RPG Convention Game Prep

RPG Convention game prep: goals of the game, what should players bring, pacing and more.

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Topics of Discussion РConvention Game Prep

  1. Game Master
    1. Game system
      1. known system
      2. unknown system
      3. Knowing rules
    2. Prepublished vs homebrew
    3. Props – handouts, maps, minis
    4. Pacing
      1. 2, 4, 6 hour game slot
    5. Goals of game
      1. entertainment
      2. production
  2. Player
    1. Stuff you should bring
      1. Set of dice
      2. pencil
      3. scratch paper
    2. Play what you know vs something new?

Die Roll – 2-4 misc points we want to bring up at end of cast. Should be short and sweet, could be a plug, something to check out, etc. Limited time to spout off.


  1. Awesome time at Gamehole
  2. Took my sons to the rifle range today


  1. Tech sandbox – 3D terrain using a Kinect sensor http://bldgblog.blogspot.com/2014/10/touchscreen-landscapes.html
  2. Eraseable gaming paper kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gamingpaper/gaming-paper-erasable?ref=watched_project_launched
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The 'S' of Gaming and BS podcast. Besides producing and hosting the show, Sean enjoys long walks on the beach, running rpg's, and killing player...characters.