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Saturday, November 9 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
World-Building in Tabletop RPGs

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Role-playing game manuals have to do much of the same world-building that novels do, but with limited space and with other goals. We'll examine the various strategies that RPG manuals employ to build their worlds, from art to the invocation of other literature through quotations and recommended reading lists.

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Andy Campbell

Fantasy / SF fan and gamer for over thirty years, IT professional, and military veteran. Major interests are swords & sorcery, sword & planet, space opera, military sci fi, dystopian sci fi, Lovecraftian horror, and the intersections between literature, film, TV and gaming in fantasy... Read More →
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Brent Helt

Brent was raised and educated in the central time zone, but he has been working for the federal government in DC for the last 15 years. He is a fan of speculative fiction in all formats and spends perhaps too much time thinking about tabletop games. He is the co-host of Claytemple... Read More →
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Glenn McDorman

G.L. McDorman writes horror and fantasy, and is lucky to have already achieved his life's ambition of having his name appear next to H.P. Lovecraft in a table of contents. Several of Glenn's speculative-fiction short stories and novellas will be published in 2019, and he is hard at... Read More →
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Michael Ryan

Mike Ryan is a Twitch streamer (https://twitch.tv/toanstation) using playing games a vehicle to talk about games. He has been a fan of science fiction ever since the age of six. His love of the genre has expanded to include tabletop games, video games and anime.


Saturday November 9, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm EST
Plaza IV Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

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