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Current Schedule for Fireside (Programming B1)

MisCon 24

Horror In Literature and RPGs (Miscellaneous)
Fri, 15:00 - 16:00 PM,
Pros and Guests: Marc Johnson, CthulhuBob Lovely

What is it about a good scare that so appeals to us? Our panelists discuss the hows and whys of horror.

Science Fiction Jeopardy (Miscellaneous)
Fri, 17:00 - 19:00 PM,
Pros and Guests: Inge Saenz, Nat Saenz

Test your knowledge of Klingon mating rituals and Midichlorian life-cycles, crushing other nerds with your mighty knowledge of abstruse geekery.

Poisons and Aphrodisiacs (Miscellaneous)
Sat, 10:00 - 11:00 AM,
Pros and Guests: Realms of Avalon

How to accurately portray the use, and effects, of poisons and aphrodisiacs in literature and RPGs.

Writer's Workshop A (Writing)
Sat, 11:00 - 14:00 PM,
Pros and Guests: M. H. Bonham, M. J. Engh, Kevin Noel Olson, Harry Turtledove

All participants meet in the Boardroom. MisCon's World Famous Writer's Workshop. Submit your writing to us a month before MisCon, show up at the hotel, and meet with our professional critiquing authors and editors.

Medieval Diseases (Miscellaneous)
Sat, 14:00 - 15:00 PM,
Pros and Guests: Realms of Avalon

mmmm . . . Black Plague.

501st Legion Q&A (Costuming)
Sat, 15:00 - 16:00 PM,
Pros and Guests: 501st Legion

The 501st will discuss their costumes, and field questions from the audience. Then shoot you.

Alternative Medicine (Miscellaneous)
Sat, 16:00 - 17:00 PM,
Pros and Guests: Gail Glass

This is an opportunity to learn about various alternatives for achieving and maintaining wellness.

Buffy LARP (Gaming)
Sat, 17:00 - 00:00 AM,
Pros and Guests:

Prepare to defend humanity from blood-sucking fiends. More to come on this event soon.

Meaningful vs. Meaningless Death In RPGs (Gaming)
Sun, 10:00 - 11:00 AM,
Pros and Guests: Tod Glenn, John Goff, CthulhuBob Lovely

Is it ever acceptable for a Player Character to keel over from old age, or being hit by a car? Our G.M.s discuss PC death and share some of their favorite demises.

Dude Looks Like A Lady (Costuming)
Sun, 11:00 - 12:00 PM,
Pros and Guests: Amanda Michael's Bouvier, CthulhuBob Lovely

How to be a man (you're on your own there) and look (convincingly) like a woman.

Steampunk Jewelry Make and Take (Costuming)
Sun, 13:00 - 14:00 PM,
Pros and Guests: Adrienne Keith

A $5.00 fee applies to this panel. This will cover the cost of supplies, and you will create your very own piece of Steampunk Jewelry.

Women In Horror (Miscellaneous)
Sun, 14:00 - 15:00 PM,
Pros and Guests:

Jenna will discuss how women are represented in horror, and contributions women have made to the genre.

Web Comics (Website)
Sun, 16:00 - 17:00 PM,
Pros and Guests: Eben Brooks, Alina Pete

Learn about the creation of web comics, from concept and writing, to coding, rendering and presentation.

Comics Through Time (Miscellaneous)
Sun, 18:00 - 19:00 PM,
Pros and Guests: Chuck Bordell, Kevin Noel Olson, Josh Wagner

Chuck, Kevin, and Josh will discuss the history of comics books, including some of their favorite writers, artists, and story-lines.

Medieval Board Games (Gaming)
Sun, 19:00 - 23:00 PM,
Pros and Guests: Realms of Avalon

The Realms of Avalon folks will entertain you old school style. Really, really, old school.

Autograph Opportunity (Miscellaneous)
Mon, 10:00 - 15:00 PM,
Pros and Guests:

Our GoHs and Pros will be available to sign their work for you, and generally provide autographs. This will be an informal, free-flow even until nearly 3:00.

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