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Red Markets at Gen Con 2018

The military controlled enclave is home to the First Bank of the Loss, started as an effort for small-time loan sharks to cut their leg breaking overhead. Lenders from Trabajo, Cheyenne, and Middle Distance created a network of standards and shared biometric-based background checks to cut down on fleeing borrowers. The Bank continues to grow, including into some slave-economy enclaves where delinquent borrowers can work off their debt. Recently, the bank has shifted focus towards improving their day-to-day operating standards, and need a Taker crew to retrieve a laminating machine from an abandoned DMV office.  The Telluride Funeral Services company has been called to retrieve that printer.  Just another day at the office.

CONTENT WARNING: Violence against children.

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Delta Green – Storage Wars: Exposure at Gen Con 2017

Delta Green’s job is protecting this nation from threats terrestrial or otherwise. Now it is time for their most difficult job yet: Cleanup Duty. In the quiet corners of the USA Green Boxes are leaking. These Pandora’s Boxes slowly poison surrounding communities with their other worldly knowledge. It is up to the players to investigate, contain, and secure the secrets of both the Green Box and the Communities they infect. May God be with you. This session was run at GenCon 2017 and is a playtest of a longer campaign Travis is currently developing.

If interested, reply in the comments below, he will be happy to throw more bodies at the problem. Just like Delta Green.

This game was recorded in a noisy con space and the audio suffered as a result.

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Indie Design the Chicken Salad Way at Gen Con 2015

Gen Con 2015: Matt Campen and Ross Payton sat down and talked about their shared experiences designing, publishing, and producing roleplaying games.

Game Design is a long and tedious process. Turning a pile of notes into a book can seem nearly impossible. There’s a phrase in journalism that all the mayonnaise in the world can’t turn chicken crap into chicken salad; nevertheless, you have to do it over and over each time.

This panel explores the essential steps to consider when looking at your loose-chicken-parts collective of ideas and a formula to turn it into some chicken salad goodness.

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