2019 Panels

Creating a Legacy in Trudvang Legends
Come find out about the exciting storytelling board game, Trudvang Legends. In this panel, game designer Eric M. Lang will discuss creating a game set in a fantastical land where players’ actions will have a lasting impact for generations to come. He’ll answer your questions about designing the game and bringing an RPG world to a board game setting.
Friday: 10:30-11:30am

Stopping Ragnarök in God of War: The Card Game
Game designer Alexandru Olteanu sits down and discusses this exciting new card game based on the popular God of War video game series. Check out the mechanics in the game as players fight against a mosaic of monster cards. He’ll discuss bringing the video game world to the tabletop, as well as answer any questions you might have.
Friday: 3:30-4:30pm
Saturday: 10:00-11:00am

What’s Over the Horizon for the A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game
Peek behind the curtain and see what new and exciting releases are coming for the A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game. Game designer Michael Shinall will discuss upcoming releases, including some sneak-peeks and reveals. He’ll answer your questions and talk about adding new flavor to the game while keeping everything balanced.
Friday: 12:00-1:00pm

A Fireside Chat About the A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game
Chat with the designers behind the A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game. In this fireside chat with Eric M. Lang and Michael Shinall, they will answer your questions about their process behind the game’s creation, as well as working with such a prestigious IP. Come and enjoy a casual conversation with the game’s designers.
Saturday: 4:30-5:30pm

Stopping Plagues in Bloodborne: The Board Game
Come and learn how to save the town of Yharnam from the terrible plague afflicting its citizens. In this panel, game designers Michael Shinall and Eric M. Lang will talk about creating a new chapter in the Bloodborne story. They’ll take your questions and explain the decisions made by the design team as they looked to adapt the video game to the tabletop.
Saturday: 11:30am-12:30pm

In this highly-anticipated panel, we bring together Eric M. Lang, Michael Shinall, and Alexandru Olteanu, three of CMON’s game designers, as well as Mathieu Harlaut, CMON’s Head of Graphic and Art Director, to answer any and every question you might have. Come prepared and pepper them with your burning questions and get answers right from the source. Expect surprises and reveals. This is not a panel to miss.
Friday: 5:30-6:30pm

Building Your Own 3D Zombicide Terrain
Step your game up to the next level. In this panel, model-maker Matt Grove talks about how you can create your own amazing Zombicide town. He’ll go over every step of the creation, from design through implementation and putting on the finishing touches. He’ll answer your questions in this creative, enlightening panel.
Saturday: 1:00-2:00pm

Becoming a Part of the Board Game Media
Interested in the board game media scene? Curious about the ups and downs of being a game reviewer? Uncertain about the differences between a preview and a review? Kevin and Melissa Delp of Tantrum House give a behind the scenes glimpse of working as board game media. Tantrum House hosts a weekly board game podcast and produces daily videos on YouTube.
Friday: 2:00-3:00pm

How to Host Your Own Game Night
Does the thought of hosting a game night strike fear in your heart? What about teaching a game for the first time? Cast these terrors aside as Melissa and Kevin Delp of Tantrum House share how to create a welcoming environment, how to learn and teach games, and even how to match people up with the right games.
Saturday: 3:00-4:00pm