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Sunday, August 23 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Build-a-World Game Show

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Ever wonder how writers work under pressure? This “Game Show” combines mini-worldbuilding games, audience participation, and a whole lotta fun to create new worlds on-the-fly. Timed events pit one team against the other -- and winners are voted on by the audience! Run by Monica Valentinelli.

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Bill Bodden

A freelance writer since 2001, Bill has done most of his writing work in the tabletop games industry, with published work for such companies as Modiphius Entertainment, Onyx Path Publishing, Green Ronin Publishing, Margaret Weis Productions, Games Workshop/Black Library, Fantasy Flight Games, and Mongoose Publishing. Bill has more recently worked on writing fiction, with publishing credits "A Quiet House in the Country from Haunted: Eleven... Read More →
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Emma Bull

Emma Bull’s reputation was made with her first novel, War for the Oaks, the story of a musician caught up in a battle by the forces of Faerie for control of Minneapolis. Her third, Bone Dance, was the first book to be a finalist for the Hugo, the Nebula, the Philip K. Dick, and the World Fantasy Award―no one can decide whether it should be shelved under science fiction or fantasy. She is the producer for Shadow Unit, a webfiction... Read More →
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Aaron Pavao

Aaron Pavao sold his first game (Live Role-Playing Chess) as a teen. He is now an educator and game designer, spending his time using one discipline to improve the other. He uses his experiences writing tabletop games, running large campaign LARPs, consulting on computer games, and owning a game company in both the games industry and the classroom. He has been known to buy games just to read them, has a pretty good singing voice, has been... Read More →
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Will Shetterly

Will Shetterly, author Dogland, Elsewhere, and other stories, lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his beloved wife, Emma Bull, and the two cats who rule them, Toby and Barnabas.
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Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli writes stories, games, essays, and comics for media/tie-in properties and her original works from her studio in the Midwest. She’s a former musician of 20+ years and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Creative Writing program who now writes full-time. Recently, Monica has filled the shoes of lead developer and writer for the line of Firefly RPG books based on the Firefly TV show by Joss Whedon. Her... Read More →


Sunday August 23, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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