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Friday, January 13 • 6:00pm - 6:50pm
A Wilder West: Historical Gaming Made Inclusive

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How do games and gamers treat RPGs set in historical eras that often included vast racial, gender, religious, and sexual inequalities? What about games based on "problematic" source material, such as racism in Lovecraft or Tolkien? This dialogue will examine writing RPG scenarios and adventures based in historical eras not known for inclusivity, and adapting sources like Lovecraft, while maintaining the balance of fun so important for RPGs.

Moderators
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Jason Mical

I write stories, novels, and games. My RPG writing credits include work for Deadlands Noir, Eclipse Phase, Star Wars: Force and Destiny, and fiction for Delta Green: Extraordinary Renditions. By day I'm a creative director at a global agency with a 15-year career in PR, marketing, and advertising, including work at WizKids Games and En Masse Entertainment; and for clients including Xbox, Johnnie Walker, Krispy Kreme, and Bushmills. | | Talk to... Read More →

Speakers
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Steve Kenson

Designer, Green Ronin Publishing
Steve has been a professional tabletop RPG writer and designer since 1995, working on games such as Shadowrun, Aberrant, Mutants & Masterminds, and Icons Superpowered Roleplaying. He has written nine RPG tie-in novels, including three with a gay male protagonist. An advocate of inclusion in the hobby, Steve started the "Queer as a Three-Sided Die" seminar at GenCon and the gaymers e-mailing list. He maintains a website at... Read More →
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Wolky Samboy-Hillyer

Amateur Game Designer? Part of the group that designed American Sunset, not currently available to anywhere except in the folders of Kickstarter backers and the inboxes of people who ask us directly. Finished a bachelor's last May in Science, Technology, and Society with an Environmental Policy minor. RPG Hobbyist, Americorps Service Member, Funny Likeable Person.


Friday January 13, 2017 6:00pm - 6:50pm
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