Once again, the BG’s have applied to lead panels at Gencon and we are officially on the books! Tickets are already going, so go in and reserve one now. They are all free of course, but just make sure you’ll get your chance to come see us and share in our lively discussions!
SEM0903104: 7 Words You Can’t Say While Gaming
- Thursday, 8/13 3:00
- Marriott : Indiana Bllrm B
Join the hosts of the podcast Brilliant Gameologists and learn what words will bring out the worst emotions in people and will counter the real message you are trying to convey- either names you could call players (Munchkin, Powergamer, Drama Queen, Rules Lawyer, Meta-gamer) or whining to your GM (It’s not fair! It’s not realistic! You are railroading us!). Learn alternatives to name calling that are just as fun and send the message you mean.
SEM0903105: A Salon on Gameology
- Thursday 8/13 5:00-6:00 pm
- Embassy Suites : Chancellor I
Salon: An 18th Century term meaning “A periodic gathering of people of social or intellectual distinction.” Gameology: The study of games and the people who play them. The Brilliant Gameologists Podcast: Educated type folks who talk about the science of games, gamers, and gaming. Interested? Join the hosts of the in a facilitated “roundtable” discussion about gameology, the industry, and nerd-a-rific, jargon-tastic fun.
SEM090310: On the Critical Analysis of Games
- Saturday 8/15 11:00-12:00
- Embassy Suites : Chancellor 1
Can RPG’s be rated? Can they be classified as “good” or “bad”? How subjective/ objective can a review be? Is a RPG review a summary, or is critical analysis possible? Join the hosts of the podcast Brilliant Gameologists who are driven to answer these questions and help sway the argument one side or the other.
SEM0903106: The Airing of Grievances
- Saturday 8/15 1:00-2:00
- Marriott : Indiana Bllrm F
Celebrate Festivus in summer! Need to get something off your chest about the game-o-sphere? This will serve to be a safe haven to do so (though laughing may be encouraged. Any games tick you off? Mad about video games taking over the “Gaming” tag? Have a beef with the Brilliant Gameologists podcast? Welcome home my friend. Welcome home.