With GenCon coming up, picking programming beyond your games can be overwhelming! Here’s a guide to the panels we’re most excited to hear about:
The Intersection of Inclusion & Storytelling
Thursday 2 PM
Diverse worlds are important, but this discussion will also touch on inclusive gaming as far as accessibility, and encouraging diversity in your players.
Queer as a Three-Sided Die
Thursday 3 PM
Run by LGBTQ+ and ally RPG website Tabletop Gaymers, this is GenCon‘s longest running queer-inclusion panel.
Don’t Slut Shame the Bard! : Romance & Sex in RPGs
Thursday 4 PM
A long-overdue discussion of romance, sex, and consent in RPGs.
Cultivating Inclusive & Safe Tables
Friday 11 AM
Gaming should be fun, but it should also be safe. This discussion will go over much-needed discussions for making RPGs a fun place for everyone.
Queering your Setting
Friday 3:30 PM
Queering your Pantheon
Saturday 1 PM
Again run by gayming org Tabletop Gaymers, these panels of industry professionals will provide ways to introduce diversity into your worlds.
Tabletop Potluck’s School for Kids Who Can’t RP Good
Friday 1 PM
A good starter panel for those newer to and nervous about roleplaying by podcast TableTop Potluck.
Inclusivity in Livestream Gaming
Saturday 12 PM
Ruty Rutenberg & Satine Pheonix are leading this panel of designers and writers to discuss opening up livestreaming culture.