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Sunday, January 15 • 10:00am - 10:50am
The Game's Afoot!

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Everyone loves a good mystery, but they can be tricky to plot out yourself. What can we learn from the great detectives of TV and literature when designing mysteries for our own players to solve?

A group discussion by fans of detective fiction, from Sherlock Holmes to Miss Marple, Columbo to Sally Lockhart and beyond, looking at how you can draw inspiration from the masters in the field.

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Lynne Hardy

Cogs, Cakes & Swordsticks
Although I trained as a biomedical research scientist and spent many years as a lecturer at a local further education college, I am now a full time freelance writer, editor, games designer & educator. Over the years I've worked on many games, including SLA Industries, Dying Earth... Read More →


Elsa Sjunneson

Elsa Sjunneson is a deafblind Hugo, BFA and Aurora award winning editor. She has written for tor.com, Fireside, Uncanny and numerous other venues. Her debut memoir ALONE IN THE LIGHT releases in 2021 from Tiller Press. She lives in the Pacific Northwest.

Sunday January 15, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am PST
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