Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 36: Carnival of Wonders, May 27 - 30, 2022 Missoula, Montana

Dystopia Rising

MisCon 36 Panel Volunteer

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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  • panel Fri 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Immersive Storytelling, Monster Tent (1)
    Moderator: Lind Shanin (Shann); Panelists: Dystopia Rising , Avery Clarke, Seth Peck, Lind Shanin (Shann)

    A new trend is starting to make its way into popular entertainment today. From escape rooms to pseudo LARP's and even more thematic tabletop games, immersion has become a driving factor in entertainment. Come hear some experts discuss how this applies to the gaming we do on a daily basis, what we see as the trends rise and fall, and where Immersive Storytelling is heading next!

  • Break Fri 5:50 - Sat Noon
  • panel Sat Noon - 12:50 PM, Dystopia Rising The Larp!, Dragon Pavilion (1)
    Panelists: Dystopia Rising , Avery Clarke, Kyle Elliott (Big Kyle), Seth Peck, Lind Shanin (Shann)

    Dystopia Rising is the worlds largest networked LARP, with 22 chapters throughout the US and over 15,000 active members. Come learn about what it is we do, how we do it, and why it has risen to be one of the most recognizable LARP's in the world! (I'll even tell the story about how we were almost a TV show...)

  • Break Sat 12:50 - Sun 3:00
  • panel Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM, ZOMBIE MAKE OVER!, Fairy Tent (2)
    Panelists: Dystopia Rising

    Come join us as we "shamble" our way into the field of battle as a horde of zombies! We will help give you a full zombie makeover... blood-covered white shirt, make up on your face and jaws, and a couple little "claw like" weapons so we can shamble towards the kids who are preparing to be wasteland heroes at 4pm in the Field of Wonder! Help make the zombie shuffle great!

  • panel Sun 4:00 - 5:50 PM, Dystopia Rising Combat Demo, Field of Wonder (6)
    Panelists: Dystopia Rising , Avery Clarke, Kyle Elliott (Big Kyle), Seth Peck, Lind Shanin (Shann), Jeff Southern

    Come check out our combat demo for Dystopia Rising, the worlds Largest networked LARP with 22 locations throughout the US and growing. Come and hour earlier to get zombified for the traditional "shamble" while kids of all ages take down a horde of respawning zombies!