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 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Technology at the Gaming Table

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iPads, laptops, cell phones, and computers are all popping up at the game table, and apps are being developed to assist with character management and rules tracking. But do these elements hinder immersion into the game and distract more than they help? Our panelists will discuss the pros and cons of using technology during role-playing games, and recommend their favorite programs. 

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Liz Courts

Mastermind, DarkMoon Gallery
Creative-at-large, Liz is fond of all-purpose geekery, gaming, fandom, art, food, and coping with mental illness. She probably won't shut up about them if you get her started talking about it.

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Jenn Sandercock

Game Designer, Inquisiment
I design & bake edible games! That means tabletop games where you actually eat the pieces. I also work on purely digital games like Thimbleweed Park - a Twin Peaks inspired point & click adventure. And I've worked on hybrid games that are tabletop games that use digital enhanceme... Read More →
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Wes Schneider

Pathfinder RPG Co-Creator, Writer, Editor
Co-creator of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, F. Wesley Schneider writes and edits for numerous tabletop and video games. Aside from having passionate opinions about horror, world-building, and storytelling, he's spoken at length on inclusivity and LGBTQ topics in gaming. You ca... Read More →

Saturday January 13, 2018 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Vancouver Room