OrcaCon 2018 has ended

OrcaCon is a tabletop games convention, which includes board and card games, role-playing games, and miniature games. OrcaCon is focused on creating a safe and welcoming space for promoting the tabletop games hobby, supporting diversity in tabletop games, and building a community of both novice and experience game players.

Our Team will be adding more programing and games up through OrcaCon, so keep checking back! 
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Saturday, January 13 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Escapism vs Empowerment

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Games fill many roles, especially for minorities whose daily lives are filled with stress, depressing news, and microaggressions. In gaming, we can be empowered to fight against forces that tax us daily, or escape them entirely to worlds where we suffer no stigma. But which solution is more helpful or appropriate?

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Crystal Frasier

Developer, Paizo Publishing
Crystal Frasier is a writer, game developer, and graphic designer with eighteen years’ experience, best known for her work on the Pathfinder line of roleplaying games and adventures. She strives to make games worlds where everyone can see themselves reflected. She is a survivor o... Read More →

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Ari Marmell

Fantasy novelist and RPG game writer. My work includes the Mick Oberon series, the Widdershins series, and game writing for Dungeons & Dragons, World of Darkness, and others. People are welcome to speak to me about any of the above, as well as the craft and business of writing... Read More →

Saturday January 13, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Vancouver Room

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