Just got this email:
Congratulations, your PAX panel submission of “Bringing New Life to Classic RPG Mechanics” has been accepted. We tentatively have you scheduled for Friday, August 31st at 3:00pm in our Serpent theatre. Feel free to tweet/blog/podcast and let the world know you will be attending, it is by no means a secret.
We have the following title and description for your panel — this is what we will print in our program, so please make adjustments if need be.
Five Indie RPG studios team up for a panel to talk about what’s new in the world of Indie RPG’s! Panelists include ZeBoyd Games (Cthulhu Saves the World), Spiderweb Software (Avadon: The Black Fortress), Carpe Fulgur (Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale), Gaslamp Games (Dungeons of Dredmor) and Level Up Labs (Defender’s Quest: Valley of the Forgotten). Each team brings their own unique twist to a different classic ruleset. As well as taking questions from the audience, the panel will cover these specific topics: Battle Systems Stats and customization Characters, story-telling and world-building Removing tedium Improving pacing Offering meaningful choices Writing for immersion and believability So come, take a seat in the tavern, quaff a blue potion, and join us for this rousing panel discussion!
Robert Boyd [Co-founder, Zeboyd Games]
Jeff Vogel [President, Spiderweb Software]
Andrew Dice [Founder/Project Director, Carpe Fulgur]
Lars Doucet [President, Level Up Labs]
Daniel Jacobsen [CEO, Gaslamp Games]
This panel should be a lot of fun so if you’re planning on going to PAX Prime, be sure to stop by.