Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 32: May 25 - 28, 2018 Missoula, Montana

Lily Oliver

MisCon 32 Attending Professional

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

Key: panel=On a Panel moderator=Moderating game=GMing

(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 5:00 - 5:50 PM, The Return of Cosplay Photography, Ballroom B
    Panelists: BJ Allen-Prudden, Jessa Fuerst-Hinther (Ruby Riddle), Lynn Martyn, Lily Oliver

    If you have the perfect costume, perfect
    hair, and perfect makeup, and need some help in capturing your perfect picture, we’ve got you covered. This panel will cover ways to put your
    best foot forward to get irrefutable evidence of your magic cosplay moment. Learn how to get the perfect picture from experienced Cosplayers and Photographers.

  • panel Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Costume Parade, Open Green (3)
    Panelists: Butte Magic , Realms of Avalon , The Troupe , BJ Allen-Prudden, Justin Barba, Christine Barkl, Chris Blazer, Max Franicevich, Jessa Fuerst-Hinther (Ruby Riddle), James Hayes, Lynn Martyn, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver, Katie Rhodes, The SCA, Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    Come in costume (or not) and join us for a brief stroll around downtown Missoula to ring in the start of MisCon and announce to the usual inhabitants of our fair city that we've arrived! We're going to walk down Higgins Street to Broadway, cross the street, then head back along Higgins and through Caras Park back to the hotel for opening ceremonies.

  • Break Fri 6:50 - Fri 8:00
  • panel Fri 8:00 - 8:50 PM, Cosplay Chess Prep, Ballroom A
    Panelists: Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver

    Set-up for Cosplay Chess. If you are a chess piece, please show up so you can prepare for the big match.

  • panel Fri 9:00 - 10:50 PM, Late Night Cosplay Chess, Ballroom A
    Panelists: Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver

    Watch our live-actor-chess-pieces fight to the death at the whims of their commanding Chessmasters in a fantastic story of love, war, and just flat out insanity.
    Note: This panel is for attendees 18 and older.

  • Break Fri 10:50 - Sat 10:00
  • panel Sat 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Cosplay 101 - A Primer, Yellowstone
    Panelists: Jessa Fuerst-Hinther (Ruby Riddle), Lynn Martyn, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver

    Back by popular demand, the Ladies of Cheeky Geeky Vaudeville are returning with their Beginning Cosplay panel. Come and join us for a Q&A on cosplay, community, and getting started on your first big costume.

  • panel Sat 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Cosplay 201 - The Next Level, Yellowstone
    Panelists: Lynn Martyn, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver

    Finished your first costume? Now ready to get better? Let us help you explore fabric choices, basic lighting and electrical additions to your costumes, simple wings, easy props and accessories. We’ll spotlight basic armor techniques and touch on altering store-bought shoes to suit your needs.

  • Break Sat 11:50 - Sat 1:00
  • panel Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Props - a Primer, Patio Tent (1)
    Panelists: Lily Oliver, Meagan Scruggs

    Some costumes just aren’t done until you have the iconic accessory. If you need a wand, a weapon, or even a furry sidekick to finish your next costume, this will get you started in the right direction. Our propmakers will show you what’s fast and easy at home, and give you resources to find out more about advanced propmaking solutions once you’ve gotten the basics down.

  • panel Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Mini Judging, Yellowstone
    Panelists: Becky Harouz, Andy Nickerson, Lily Oliver

    After a multi year absence, back by popular demand: MisCon's Mini contest! Our judges will review submissions and select winners in multiple categories, to be revealed later this evening at our Mini Reveal. Minis will ONLY be on display to the public during the reveal.

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  • panel Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Cosplay Meet and Greet, Ballroom C
    Panelists: BJ Allen-Prudden, Christine Barkl, Chris Blazer, Max Franicevich, Jessa Fuerst-Hinther (Ruby Riddle), Gail Glass, Lynn Martyn, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver, Katie Rhodes, Meagan Scruggs

    Don your costume and then come on down to meet everybody. Our panelists and pros (both current and past) will be rubbing shoulders with our one-of-a-kind cosplay community. This is a great time to get a preview of what’s planned for cosplayers this year, or get help with any last minute fixes or snafus with your costume.

  • panel Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Cosplay 301, Patio Tent (1)
    Panelists: John Barba, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver

    Worbla, EVA foam, Bondo/Fiberglassing, and Silicone Casting are advanced materials techniques for making complex, professional-looking props for costumes. This is the panel where the wildest cosplay dreams and aspirations come to life. If you dream of being Iron Man, building your own mechanical dragon, or suiting up your (very cooperative) dog in jousting armor, this is for you.

  • Break Sat 3:50 - Sat 5:00
  • panel Sat 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Mini Reveal, Spotlight
    Moderator: Becky Harouz; Panelists: Becky Harouz, Andy Nickerson, Lily Oliver

    Check out the entries and winners in MisCon's Mini contest. Entries and awards will be on display for the public for this period. Entries can be picked up at the end of this panel (550p).

  • Break Sat 5:50 - Sun 9:00
  • panel Sun 9:00 - 9:50 AM, Cosplay Chess Prep, Ballroom B
    Panelists: Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver

    Set-up for Cosplay Chess. If you are a chess piece, please show up so you can prepare for the big match.

  • panel Sun 10:00 - 11:50 AM, Live Action Cosplay Chess, Ballroom B
    Panelists: Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver

    Watch our live-actor-chess-pieces fight to the death at the whims of their commanding Chessmasters in a fantastic story of love, war, and just flat out insanity.

  • Break Sun 11:50 - Sun 1:00
  • game Sun 1:00 - 6:50 PM, Infinity The Game, Tables: 7, 9 Room: Ballroom A
    GM(s): Lily Oliver

    Infinity the game (also known as Infinity: A Skirmish Game) is a tabletop miniature wargame with 28mm scale metal miniatures that simulates combat and special operations in a Science fiction environment created by Gutier Lusquiños of Corvus Belli. The games aesthetics are largely inspired by Manga, particularly the work of Masamune Shirow.