Panels

Panels

Throughout the convention, we will be holding panels. These panels are meant to be informative and/or entertaining. Seating is limited so first come, first serve. The description, time, and date of the panels offered are shown below.


The Basics of Game Design

Concept to Creation:   Learn how to turn a idea into a playable tabletop game with Matt Bromley from Wildbird Games.  He will discuss his experiences in designing games and how you can develop your components, play-test, and polish your game before production.

Presenter: Matt Bromley of Wildbird Games

Panel:

  • Saturday 1:00 PM Panel area in the Panel/Show Area.    Link to event

You Game, Therefore You Are

Board games and RPGs are fun ways to make friends and pass the time- but what if they’re also tools for us to better understand ourselves and cope with everyday life?

Presenter:  Georgie Hinojosa of Three Wizards of the Moustache.

Panels:

  • Friday 4:00 PM Panel area in the Panel/Show Area.    Link to event
  • Sunday 1:00 PM Panel area in the Panel/Show Area.    Link to event

Rapid Demo

Learn how to play 10 different games in an hour! Daniel McKinley will be showing how to play 10 different games in about 5 minutes each. This is great way to check out all the variety of games that I have created. Then, if you would like to try any games in full, we will be more that happy!

Presenter:  Daniel McKinley of Daniel McKinley Games.

Panels:

  • Saturday 5:00 PM Panel area in the Panel/Show Area.    Link to event

Improv show

The Improv League will be performing an improvised comedy show reminiscent of the old “Whose Line is it Anyway?”. This show is Short Form style improv.  Come ready for laughs and a great time!

Featuring performers from the El Paso Improv Athletes.

Shows:

  • Friday 10:00 PM Panel area in the Panel/Show Area.   Link to event
  • Saturday 10:00 PM Panel area in the Panel/Show Area.   Link to event

Running a Panel

If you would like to run a panel, please send us the title and a short abstract on your topic. Panels are intended for presentations, workshops, and small shows.

If you are interested in running a panel at BCGC’18, Please send an email to Boardercitygamecon@gmail.com with the subject line “Panel BCGC’18”.