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Sunday, October 18 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Not Designing a Heartbreaker LIMITED

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Game design is enjoying an invigorating renaissance. Digital publishing, crowdfunding, and internet distribution are making it possible for just about everyone to make a game. Despite the lower bar for entry there are still plenty of heartbreakers being made, games that someone puts a lot of thought and love into that never go anywhere.

Like anything game design is something you get better at with experience. However, design veterans Will Hindmarch and Nathan Poletta from the RPG Design Podcast, and RPG mavens James D'Amato and Kat Kuhl from the ONE SHOT Podcast Network can help you from making the critical missteps that lead to heartbreak.

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James D'Amato

James is the Co-creator of the ONE SHOT Podcast (oneshotpodcast.com), a comedian, and writer.
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Will Hindmarch

Word Studio
Will is a Chicago-born freelance writer and designer with dozens of credits as an author, developer, and graphic designer. He is the Lead Designer and Head Writer Emeritus of the online storytelling game Storium. His new stealth-adventure RPG, Project Dark, is forthcoming. | From 2004-2007 he was the developer of the flagship World of Darkness Storytelling Game, Vampire: The Requiem. Prior to that he designed numerous d20 System... Read More →
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Kat Kuhl

Kat is the co-founder of the Campaign and One Shot podcasts, and is a living spell cast by the Urwitch to summon beautiful stories into this world. She possesses the intellect of any three men of genius, a comprehensive knowledge of all things that never were, and eyes of a deeply hypnotic quality that strike fear into the hearts of the wicked.
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Nathan Paoletta

Nathan D. Paoletta is an independent game designer, publisher and graphic artist in Chicago, IL. See his catalogue of unique games and works in progress at ndpdesign.com


Sunday October 18, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Track Room 1 Block 37 3rd Floor

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