Current Schedule for Rocket Tent (1)
Friday Schedule for Rocket Tent (1)
- Memorable NPCs, Scenes, & Fights (Gaming)
Fri 3:00 - 3:50 PM
Pros and Guests: Colton Blomker, JC Cote, William Parrish, Margaret Persico
Join in a discussion with experienced campaign gamemasters on how to make your games memorable beyond the joy of rolling a critical hit. Easy yet vibrant NPCs, describing scenes of all sorts, and how to avoided the dreaded “take turns whacking each other until someone falls” trap of fight storytelling.
- Getting What You Want From a Con (Geek Discussion)
Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM
Pros and Guests: M. H. Bonham, Manny Frishberg, Sanan Kolva, Theresa Miller
Whether this is your first or fiftieth Con, join the conversation on how to get what you want from your Con experience without accidentally stepping on anyone's metaphorical toes.
- Craft Foam and Cosplay (Costuming)
Fri 5:00 - 5:50 PM
Pros and Guests: Jessa Fuerst-Hinther, Erika Noble, Lily Oliver
From armor to props, craft foam is easy, versatile cosplay tool great for beginners and those wanting to level up their cosplay.
Saturday Schedule for Rocket Tent (1)
- Belly Dance Workshop (Performing Arts)
Sat 10:00 - 10:50 AM
Pros and Guests: Dark Moon Fusion
Join Dark Moon Fusion, a local Missoula belly dance troupe, and learn some basic belly dance movement. No experience necessary. Wear something easy to move in and bring some water so you're ready to sweat!
- Cosplay Measurements (Costuming)
Sat 11:00 - 11:50 AM
Pros and Guests: Diz Fai, Lynn Martyn, Katie Rhodes
Bust, waist, hips, oh my! Everything with costumes starts with knowing your measurements and in this panel we’ll walk you through how to take them properly. You’ll get to walk away with a handy dandy sheet with the most important ones written down so you can start your shopping, commissioning, and sewing adventures!!
- Patterning 101 (Costuming)
Sat Noon - 12:50 PM
Pros and Guests: Diz Fai, Lynn Martyn, Katie Rhodes
So you want to make a pattern from scratch? This panel is a continuation of the measurements panel. We'll be taking the measurements sheet we made and demoing how it can be used to create a base shirt pattern that can use again and again!
- Tattoos in Fantasy Art (Art)
Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM
Pros and Guests: Lacy Zee
Tattoos are an essential element to give your fantasy charter depth, personality and originality. But there is an art to tattoos beyond their design. Placement and direction are key to achieving believability that will truly bring your characters to life. In this course we will cover placement, flow, and content for decorating your fantasy characters.
- +5 Charisma (Geek Discussion)
Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM
Pros and Guests: Tess Langston, Sean Ricks
Let talk about how to work with others professionally, networking, and working with customers, commissioners, and patrons. Professionalism never looked so charming.
- Campaign Setting Speed Run (Gaming)
Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM
Pros and Guests: Brian Alterowitz
Join Brian as he creates a vibrant campaign setting in real time using only audience inputs, his imagination, and the power of the internet. Over the course of an hour, Brian will show how to create compelling cultures, realistic geography, and effective adventure hooks, which will result in a campaign setting that can be used right away!
Sunday Schedule for Rocket Tent (1)
- Improving Communication at your Gaming Table (Gaming)
Sun 11:00 - 11:50 AM
Pros and Guests: Joshua Pate-Terry
Learn techniques and tools to help facilitate productive communication at your gaming table. Josh Pate-Terry is a licensed clinical social worker with training in grief, anxiety and motivational interviewing.
- Adventure Design: One Shots to Campaigns (Gaming)
Sun Noon - 12:50 PM
Pros and Guests: Brian Alterowitz, Colton Blomker, William Parrish
Writing adventures is the heart of gamemastering, but it can also cause a complete system lock. Whether you are preparing a one shot for friends, an adventure for convention play, or you are finally ready to write that 2 year campaign of doom, this panel will hopefully be full of tips and techniques from both the panelists and attendees on how to have more fun and success with adventure writing.
- Cosplay Makeup (Costuming)
Sun 1:00 - 1:50 PM
Pros and Guests: Mackenzie Bryant, Diz Fai, Lynn Martyn
Cosplay & Theatre share many things, & the five-foot rule is one of them. Learn how adjust your costume for stage distances, & then update your makeup routine so that even the back row can admire your skills.
- ZOMBIE MAKE OVER! (Geek Discussion)
Sun 2:00 - 2:50 PM
Pros and Guests:
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 2pm in the Field of Wonder! Help make the zombie shuffle great!
- Sand Tables for Writers/GMs (Geek Discussion)
Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM
Pros and Guests: Clay Cooper
The US military uses sand tables to sketch out upcoming operations, analyzing the terrain, enemy positions, and working out possible squad movements. Learn how to apply the principles from a sand table to your stories/games.
- Speculative Poetry Workshop (Writing, Geek Discussion)
Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM
Pros and Guests: Tod McCoy, Nikki Rossignol
Hear from two Speculative Poets Tod McCoy and Nikki Rossignol on how to write poetry inside the the science fiction and fantasy realm with an opportunity to read your own work and receive group feedback.
- What's New In Science (Geek Discussion)
Sun 5:00 - 5:50 PM
Pros and Guests: James Glass
Learn about what's new in science this year.
- New Crafting Hobby? (Makers)
Sun 6:00 - 6:50 PM
Pros and Guests: Jeff Southern
Help, I have a new crafting hobby! Let's explore the joy of finding a new craft, and ideas on how to make room for it in one's life and home.
- Convention Horror Stories (Geek Discussion)
Sun 8:00 - 8:50 PM
Pros and Guests: Cosplaimee , Tyler Dwernychuk, Jessa Fuerst-Hinther, Lily Oliver
We all have a story about con where everything goes wrong… and then gets worse. From cosplay malfunctions to on stage embarrassment join us as we laugh about those memories that made us cringe.
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