The Con Game

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The Con Game
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Episode 55 Wednesday, September 29,2021

Call ins & Emails from the Outlands
Jason of Nerds RPG Variety Cast
John of Red Dice Diaries

A.) Joe cheated on Randy: https://youtu.be/RdQN0RNyT0U
Links on Dungeons and Dragons History
https://followmeanddie.com/2017/05/11/review-dave-arnesons-true-genius-robert-j-kuntz/
https://nerdvanamedia.com/gaming/fact-check-lorraine-williams-destroyed-not-created-tsr/13825/
https://dmdavid.com/tag/tag/lorraine-williams/
https://archive.org/details/60_minutes_on_dungeons_and_dragons/60_minutes_on_dungeons_and_dragons.flv

B.) Contest of Champions #2: and the winner is… hockeypuckjr

C.) Next edition of DnD announced? 50th anniversary 2024…5.5E? https://comicbook.com/gaming/news/dungeons-dragons-2024-sixth-edition-fifth-edition/?fr=operanews

Main Topic: The Con Game
Planning, creating, and running a game at Conventions: Big cons, not-so-big cons, and CC

1) Timed or not
2) Pre-gens or not
3) Crunchy or Rules Light
4) Experienced Players or Newbs allowed
5) Scenarios: unique, challenging, not like most home scenarios
6) Managing the table
7) To Kill or not to Kill, is that even a question
8) Safety Tools

Like it, Love it or Leave it

Playing in the Mud:
We didn’t get to play this past Saturday, but we discuss Turning Undead, Saving Throws, Spell descriptions, and Clerics.

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Red Dice Diaries (with John Alan Large and his wife Hannah)
Radio Grognard (with Glen Halstrom)
The Tale of the Manticore (a unique dramatized quasi-actual play)
Tavern Chat (with Eric Tenkar)
Nerd’s RPG Variety Cast (Jason)
Shadow of the GM (Barry)
Clerics Wear Ringmail Blog (Taylor)
Legend of Myth (Max and Heathendog)

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