Going to conventions – Top 10 things to do beforehand

Going to conventions requires some preparation and that is a question one of our friends from the Quackalope channel asked in one of the FB groups I regularly frequent. Regardless of whether you go as a individual, a company or as a media person, some things can always help if you are going to conventions […]

Podcast Episode – The RPG Room: GenCon and the Ennies

For those of us who are on the other side of the planet, GenCon is a very difficult to reach convention. And that can be frustrating because, inarguably, GenCon is the best RPG convention in the world and the biggest. And we can’t be there. Or I can’t. However both Vickey and Jim do get […]

Podcast Episode – The RPG Interview Room: Charisma +1: The Guide to Convention Etiquette for Gamers, Geeks & the Socially Awkward

Charisma +1: The Guide to Convention Etiquette for Gamers, Geeks & the Socially Awkward is the rather long and descriptive title of the book by Jessica Brawner that aims to give pointers and share experiences at conventions for those who are less skilled at the social interaction. With all the recent – understandable – talk […]

Article – Do we need anti-harassment policies?

By Paco Garcia Jaen Sorry dudes, we need anti-harassment policies at conventions. And I’m afraid that’s not the only thing we need. I’ve been battling with this for a while now and gathering my thoughts after listening/hearing both sides of the argument. After a lot of thinking, I have reached the conclusion that yes, we […]

Video Seminar Red Dwarf’s Chris Barrie at the UK Games Expo

A massive hit at the time and a cult series with enduring charm to this day, Red Dwarf has a lot of lessons to teach to modern day productions. The way it’s captivated an audience with an unique sense of humour and cast of unlikely characters not being the smallest feat. To have one of […]

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