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Saturday, January 12 • 8:00pm - 8:50pm
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.

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Jeremy Crawford

Wizards of the Coast
Jeremy Crawford is the lead rules designer of Dungeons & Dragons, as well as the game's managing editor. He was the lead designer of the fifth edition "Player’s Handbook" and one of the leads on the "Dungeon Master’s Guide." He has worked on many other D&D books since coming to... Read More →
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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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Wes Schneider

Pathfinder RPG Co-Creator, Writer, Editor
Co-creator of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, F. Wesley Schneider writes and edits for numerous tabletop and video games. Aside from having passionate opinions about horror, world-building, and storytelling, he's spoken at length on inclusivity and LGBTQ topics in gaming. You can... Read More →


Saturday January 12, 2019 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Vancouver Room

Attendees (26)