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Event Submission is Open

Hello friends and facilitators. The QCC is all about gaming and now we need your games. EVENT SUBMISSION IS OPEN!!!

You can submit your events by following this link:

Submit Your Events

Facilitator Guidelines

GMs have the option to run events as a bystander or play in their own event. If the event sells out and the GM has not purchased a ticket to reserve their seat they are expected to participate as a GM only.

As a GM you agree to tidy your event space before you leave and to vacate it in advance of the next event so they may set up.

We use safety tools at all our tables. If you don’t want to use at least the X-Card and Lines and Veils at the convention then please don’t submit games. You can read about safety tools here.

We had more events than we could fill last year so not all events may be accepted. To increase the chance of your event being accepted we encourage you to list more than one time you can run your event.

Facilitators of 8 or more hours of events will be given a facilitators reward.

Thank you for running events at the Queen City Conquest.

 

Special Guest Daniel Kwan

“Daniel Kwan is a Toronto-based podcaster, game designer, developmental editor, and GM-for-hire. He co-hosts and produces the Asians Represent! podcast on the One Shot Network. He designs games through Dundas West Games and has published a family-friendly micro RPG called Zany Zoo and a fantasy adventure called Wolf of the South. He is currently working on a WWI PbtA hack called Ross Rifles! When he’s not designing games, Daniel is one of the co-founders of Level Up Gaming, an organization that helps adults with autism and other disabilities develop their social skills through group gaming experiences.”

Follow him and his podcasts on twitter
@danielhkwan

@aznsrepresent

@dundaswestgames

 

Special Guests Brian Dalrymple & Rich Lescouflair

 

Rich Lescouflair is a D&D Adventurer’s League author, graphic designer, and Platinum-selling DM’s Guild Adept, Alligator Alley Entertainment co-founder and designer of the Ennie Award-nominated Esper Genesis Heroic Sci-Fi RPG. He lives in South Florida with his wife, Angie.

Brian Dalrymple is a 30+ year veteran of game retail, a graphic designer and publisher. He has freelanced for several game publishers and manufacturers and has been actively involved in the GAMA Manufacturers Association for over 20 years. He is a founder of Alligator Alley Entertainment and the Adventure Game Society

Brian and Rich will be running multiple sessions of Esper Genesis at Queen City Conquest. Take advantage of our 25% off sale till Sunday. 

You can follow them on social media  at the following links

twitter @allialleyent

Industry Guest Senda Linaugh

Senda Linaugh is known for her un-spellable twitter handle and contagious giggle. She is one half of She’s a Super Geek (sasgeek.com), the actual play podcast highlighting women as GMs; and one-half of Panda’s Talking Games (bit.ly/MMPanda), where she and gaming mogul Phil Vecchione tackle GMing advice for one-shots and campaigns. Add those together and she is one whole podcaster!
Senda has published her first game with Encoded Designs, Love and Justice, as well as co-authoring Turning Point, a collaborative game of difficult life decisions, and is developing for the upcoming Hydro Hacker Operatives. Senda is also a staff gnome (writer) at Gnome Stew.

Camdon Wright

Camdon Wright is a game writer & designer that loves to play pretend, tell stories, and share a gaming table with new people. He is the owner of the Unicorn Motorcycle Games, a staff writer at the ENnie award-winning gaming blog Gnome Stew, diversity coordinator for the Indie Game Developers Network (IGDN), a co-host of the Misdirected Mark Podcast, and is currently working on the game One Child’s Heart.

Come and play with Camdon and our other great guests this July 12th to 14th at Queen City Conquest. Get your tickets now during our 25% sale.

You can follow Camdon on twitter here

You can read Camdon’s articles here at Gnomestew

The Meals for the QCC

Here’s the overarching meal plans for the QCC

Breakfast

Scrambled Eggs, Bacon or Sausage, Syrup Item, Breakfast Potato, Bread/Bagel Station, Fruit Salad or Whole Fruit

Lunch

Protein/Hot Sandwich, Side, Starch, Vegetable, Salad, Dessert

Dinner

Hot Entrée, Side, Vegetable, Starch, Salad, Bread, Dessert

Nacho Bar

(Saturday Late Night)

  • Either Beef Or Chicken
  • Salsa Con Queso
  • Refried Beans
  • Enchilada Sauce
  • Tortilla Chips
  • Salsa
  • Diced Tomatoes
  • Sour Cream
  • Shredded Lettuce
  • Black Olives
  • Jalapeños
  • Diced Red Onions
  • Mild Shredded Cheddar Cheese

Industry Guest John Arcadian

 

John Arcadian is a freelance writer, art director, website developer, builder of sonic screwdrivers, and a purveyor of kilted mayhem. He is the Headgnome at the ENnie award-winning Gnome Stew gaming blog and currently does most of his writing and art direction through Encoded Designs. Every so often he finds time to give a TEDx talk or academic presentation on how Tabletop Roleplaying Games help people. His latest project is Gnome Stew‘s Actual Play series. Go check him out on twitter where he promises he’ll post more frequently.

Come and play with John and our other great guests this July 12th to 14th. Buy your tickets now at 25% off.

 

You can watch his TED talk here

A Taste of Queen City Conquest.

Lysa Chen:  Writer. Community Manager  & . Producer/Host . Showrunner/Mercy . Good Witch.  She was. our 2018 special guest is featured here on the news story from last year. She tweeted about her experience.

“QCC was so much fun! The community of players seemed to really appreciate lots of fun roleplay along with their combat, which is always a blast for me. It’s one of the best experiences I’ve had as a guest at a con. Also the local food… Omg.”

If you are not sure what Queen City Conquest is all about here is a good sample of what you can expect.

 

Now is the best time to buy tickets for this year’s event. Tickets are 25% off. Click Here to buy tickets now.

Industry Guest Phil Vecchione

Phil Vecchione is the co-host of both the Misdirected Mark and Panda’s Talking Games podcasts, one of the founding Gnomes at the Gnome Stew, and one of the partners at Encoded Designs. He is the creator of Hydro Hacker Operatives and co-creator of Turning Point (in development).

You can follow Phil on twitter @encodeddesigns or his personal twitter @DNAphil and read his GM articles on gnomestew.com

You can listen to his podcasts, Misdirected Mark and Pandas Talking Games at www.misdirectedmark.com

You can buy his books on GM mastery; Never Unprepared, Focal Point and Odyssey at engine publishing or drivethrurpg.com

You can download and purchase the ashcan edition of Hydro hackers here

Our First Industrial Guest Shawn “The Mad Wizard” Merwin

Shawn “The Mad Wizard” Merwin has been designing and editing for the roleplaying game industry for over 15 years and over 2 million words of content. His Dungeons & Dragons work has ranged from 3rd to 5th edition, showing up in sourcebooks, adventures, articles, and Organized Play administration. Shawn has been a driving force in several Organized Play programs across the industry.  In addition, he has written material for Kobold Press, Goodman Games, Mongoose Publishing, Kenzer & Co., and many more. Shawn is the Lead Editor and a Designer with Encoded Designs, helping to guide their assorted games, adventures, and other products. For the last few years, Shawn has been the co-host of the Down With D&D podcast where he discusses rules, adventures, and the newest releases for the World’s Oldest Role Playing Game.  This year, the “Mad Wizard” received the lifetime achievement award at the 2019 Winter Fantasy for his work with Adventures League.

You can follow him on Twitter @shawnmerwin. @encodeddesigns, @downwithdnd  or see the mad wizards Menagerie on Patreon  https://www.patreon.com/encodeddesigns/overview

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