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GAMING ATTRACTIONS

YOUTUBE SENSATION FELICIA DAY

Felicia Day is the star, writer, and producer of the original web series The Guild, and Executive Producer of Co-optitude, LARPs, TableTop and other shows of the Geek & Sundry channel on YouTube. She is one of the most successful YouTube pioneers, launching many new careers and influencing an entirely new format of entertainment.

BOARD GAME LIBRARY

Come by the gaming room any time the convention doors are open to play a board game with your friends, or meet some new people and jump into a game together! Volunteers will be available to help you select a game and learn the rules from our mobile library of over 200 games, so whether you’re looking for a classic (Risk, Monopoly), a modern Euro (Settlers of Catan, Dominion), or an entertaining party game (Wits & Wagers, Dixit), we’ll be sure to have it!

BOARD GAME TOURNAMENTS

Our biggest addition to a stellar gaming lineup includes traditional Board Games like Settlers of Catan and many more. If you haven't noticed, Board Games have exploded in popularity recently and the trend seems to have brought out the best in designers and players. Be sure to drop in and see what is new and hot as well as what is back in style. Family participation encouraged!

ROLE PLAYING GAME TOURNAMENTS

Oh, we’ve got D&D, big time; but our Role Playing Game (RPG) tournaments also include the latest and greatest from all of your favourite gaming Universes. From beginners to experienced players, Fan Expo Canada offers the largest schedule of RPG game play in the country, four days of variety, or if you prefer, MARATHON! Something for every taste and skill level, so put some time aside, take a load off and enjoy the best gaming there is in the land.

MINIATURE GAME TOURNAMENTS

Tabletop Miniature wargaming is alive and well! From Battletech to the latest edition of Heroclix, you will find it all in the massive gaming room at Fan Expo Canada. Warhammer and Star Wars X-Wing seem to be of huge interest this year and will be well represented over the big weekend.

MUNCHKIN TOURNAMENTS

Kill the monsters! Steal the treasure! Stab your buddy! Munchkin players rejoice! There will be tournaments running Friday, Saturday and Sunday in many great flavours. Admit it, you love it!

TRIOS PRESENTS: SO YOU WANT TO BE A GAME DEVELOPER?

This session will present an overview of the industry from a game developer’s perspective, what it takes, and how to get into it. More specifically, it will discuss the different types of game developer roles and opportunities within the industry (specifically Ontario) today. If you want to attain the skills and knowledge necessary to gain a career in a particular video game developer role, this session is well worth your time!

MASTER OF THE GAME: GAME MASTER MASTER CLASS

Join our veteran Game Masters as they share tips, tricks and hints on how to better your game. The Game Master's craft is a tricky one.  What are the things you find most useful in making your games come alive?  And how do you handle... That guy?  The answer may surprise you! Your players will thank you for it!

PUBLISHING YOUR OWN GAME

Do you have a concept for publishing a game? Is it a Role Playing Game? A Board Game? At this panel you will get Pro advice on how to get your game into the hands of customers. All the steps will be covered from prototyping to publishing and distribution.

GETTING STARTED WITH TABLETOP ROLE-PLAYING GAMES

Wait, do we all need to buy a player's guide? Do I need miniatures? What's the deal with these dice? You've wanted to try tabletop RPGs but don't know where to start! Our panel of experts will give you the guidance you need.

CROWDFUNDING YOUR CONCEPT: KICKSTARTER, INDIEGOGO, PATREON, AND BEYOND

Getting ready to run your first crowdfunding event? This panel will allow you to ask experienced crowdfunders about their experiences and the challenges they've faced.

BUILDING YOUR PITCH: HOW TO SELL YOUR PRODUCT TO PUBLISHERS, CONSUMERS, AND RETAILERS

Making games is fun, but a huge part of games is selling them to other people. From game publishers to the general public how do you get people interested in the fun times that you've created. We'll discuss things from elevator pitches, to demos, to various tools that you can use to help make sure you generate excitement for your game.

DEVELOPING A BOARD GAME

What’s your strategy? Would your game be described as “German-style” or “Euro”? Are you designing something Educational? For the Family? Is your game idea the next revolution in Multiplayer Wargames? There are a lot of tough questions in Game Design, let our panel help you improve your Game Design! You won’t find a panel with more expertise.

FAN EXPO SPEED DATING

Back by popular demand, speed dating is returning to FAN EXPO CANADA™! Come and join in the fun and experience the thrill of meeting your potential soul mate, future spouse or maybe someone a little more casual! Mixed genre sessions all day Friday, Saturday & Sunday! On site sign up only! This is a 19+ event. If you have questions, please post them on Sci-Fi Speed Dating's Facebook page here.

POKEMON GO LURE PARTY

Don't miss the Pokemon Go Lure Party at 4pm Saturday just outside the South Building main Entrance!


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