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Saturday, January 11 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Something at Work in the Soul: Horror in Tabletop RPGs

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Horror is a potent tool to explore the human psyche and investigate one’s sense of self, but its nuance and subtlety can make it hard to translate into games. Veteran RPG designers reveal their methods and philosophies for crafting tabletop horror tales of any subgenre–including gothic horror, post-apocalyptic horror, and body horror. Panelists delve into the essentials of consent, pre-game preparation, and in-game tools and skills to consider incorporating into your games to achieve the most effective and fulfilling horror experience for players as possible.

Moderators
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Amanda Hamon

Managing Developer, Paizo
The managing developer for the Starfinder RPG at Paizo Inc., Amanda Hamon is an award-winning tabletop game designer, developer, and editor. Her game design, adventure writing, and narrative work have appeared in dozens of releases and titles across many rulesets, including as Starfinder’s... Read More →

Speakers
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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 →
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Carmen Marin

Narrative Script Writer


Saturday January 11, 2020 1:00pm - 2:15pm PST
Vancouver