Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 33: Level Up!, May 24 - 27, 2019 Missoula, Montana

Gaming Guests, Pros, and Panelists

MisCon 33

Discussion of game-related topics. Usually these panels deal with role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons, Pathfinder, Shadowrun, GURPS, Deadlands, Call of Cthulhu, Amber, and many others.

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Montana Melee

About Montana Melee

Casey Almas

About Casey Almas

Brittanie Boe

Brittanie Boe is a writer, photographer and video producer who founded Be Bold Games in 2018. Her passions include her cat Dax, her daughter Hailey, bouldering, and going on adventures to capture the perfect photos on her camera.
She writes about her perspective as a Latinx woman in gaming and is passionate about intersectional feminism as well as queer inclusion and advocacy. When she’s not tweeting she’s off in the mountains playing ukulele and singing at the top of her tiny lungs.

About Brittanie Boe

Michael Cassens

About Michael Cassens

Kyle Elliott
Kyle Elliott

Kyle Elliott, a Seattle native, has been building gaming communities for the last decade online as well as off. His latest accolades include Volunteer of the Year for Paizo Publishing, and the first Campaign Service Coin Award. Professionally he has worked in the gaming industry as both an in house QA tester for AAA video game titles, and as a marketing and Kickstarter guide for the tabletop gaming industry. Chances are, you have pledged to at least one of the Kickstarters he has worked for.

Kyle served in Israel as a combat medic and designs, operates, imports, and wholesales fireworks from China, which has allowed him the chance to travel extensively throughout Asia.

About Kyle Elliott

Erik Evjen
Erik Evjen

Erik Evjen is the founder of IGRE Publishing, an independent Table Top Gaming and Entertainment Imprint. As a Game Designer, Erik is currently working on developing the Sword Land RPG System, the Iellos Campaign Setting, and has contributed a number of articles to the EN World En5ider program. As an author, Erik scribed the Songs of Ahrea series, and is currently adapting the series into an ongoing web novel and web comic.

In the past, Erik also was the President of the Sandbaggers Game Club of Great Falls, Montana. He also served as a Board of Directors Member of the Great Falls Gaming Rendezvous, and the Fest Hall Coordinator of the AetherCon Online RPG Convention.

About Erik Evjen

Jeff Fennel
Jeff Fennel

Jeff is an award-winning artist & designer in a variety of media and disciplines and teaches digital art and entertainment design at Butte College in Northern California. He has always had a deep passion for science fiction and fantasy and was a quarterly winner in the first Illustrators of the Future competition. He is a juried member of the I.A.A.A., and a frequent guest at sci-fi conventions throughout the western U.S.

His skills in art, design, worldbuilding and storytelling have translated into millions of units sold for major clients like Electronic Arts, Sega, Sony, 3DO, Accolade, TSR, Wizards of the Coast, Warner Brothers, Nickelodeon, and Nintendo.

About Jeff Fennel

Jeff Grubb
Jeff Grubb

Jeff Grubb is an author of novels, short stories, comics, and is an RPG and video game designer. Grubb worked on the Dragonlance campaign setting under Tracy Hickman, and the Forgotten Realms setting with Ed Greenwood. His written works include The Finder's Stone Trilogy, the Spelljammer and Jakandor campaign settings and contributions to Dragonlance and the computer game Guild Wars 2. He now works at Amazon Game Studios.

About Jeff Grubb

Jason A. Holt
Jason A. Holt

Jason A. Holt is the author of Galaxy Trucker: Rocky Road and the Edgewhen series of fantasy adventure novels. He also writes rulebooks for board games. Jason has worked on over 40 games, and he designed the English-language word list for Codenames. You can learn more at jasonaholt.com.

About Jason A. Holt

Luke Hutson
Luke Hutson

Luke Hutson is a professional Game Master, Improv comedian, and technology teacher. He teaches Game and Animation Design for middle schoolers in the Coeur d'Alene Idaho area. He runs games with Black Shield Productions and on his own. You can see him perform with the Improv Co-Op, he also teaches improv and drama for grades 3rd-8th. He also does the Alone at the Table Podcast discussing movies and weird theories about them.

About Luke Hutson

Dean Keith
Dean Keith

Dean has been running/playing RPGs for 30 years.

About Dean Keith

Molly Lloyd

About Molly Lloyd

Joshua Pate-Terry

About Joshua Pate-Terry

Cale Patenaude

About Cale Patenaude

Dan Reeser

Dan Reeser is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker from Maryland who has lived in Montana for that past eight years. He enjoys video games, table top games, and RPGs. Dan loves science fiction and fantasy with some occasional horror. He is the Game Master that doesn't want to actively kill or maim your characters. And the rules can always be bent if they entertain the Game Master. Dan will forget your name and will usually be too embarrassed to ask. Dan also has a great book in him that will eventually be written.

About Dan Reeser

Greg Schneider
Greg Schneider

Greg is a life long gamer and has been running events at Miscon for the past twenty years. He has run a game store, run a gaming convention, written a gaming column, been president of a gaming club and started Black Shield Productions, a gaming event company. Greg is currently working on Fantasy Live, a live action D&D style role-playing game and will be hosting a prototype of Fantasy Live Friday and Saturday nights.

Follow Greg's gaming on Twitter @BurnBlackRose or his politics stuff @schneiderlorax

About Greg Schneider