Dragonflight overview on Seattle Geekly

Episode 25 of the Seattle Geekly podcast talk about Dragonflight and interview Ken Cassady (Convention Director) and Wilhelm Fitzpatrick (Events Manager). The interview starts about 15 minutes into the podcast.

Also features an overview and interview about the costuming convention Innocente Seraphim (InnoSera).

Hosts Shannon Flowers and Matt Hammond will be at Dragonflight on Saturday, participating in the 2PM panel on Podcasting & Gaming, along with Ogre Whiteside of Stabbing Contest and Mickey Schulz of Geek Girls Rule!

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Talking ’bout us

A roundup of recent blog threads discussing last week’s Gamefest:

  • Fear The Boot: Episode #124 of the podcast and a recent blog entry talk about our guest Wolfgang Baur’s endeavours (Kobold Quarterly) and about Emerald City Gamefest. They have nice words for the event and even a photo.
  • The Blog of Michael Clinard: Speaking of photos, Michael shows some of the portraits he took at the Gamefest. You may remember Michael was the charming photographer set up in the far corner, a complete newcomer to gaming!
  • The Bar None: Heath White’s blog, where he talked about our event and links to a bunch of additional cool photos.
  • The Gumby Cave: Our chairman’s LiveJournal entry and his impression of the event.
  • The Redmond Menace: Steve Enemark says he had an excellent time, and we’re delighted to hear it!
  • Geek Girls Rule!: Our guest Mickey Schulz talks, in issue #65 of her blog, about the games she ran (The Keep) and played (In A Wicked Age) at the Gamefest.
  • Shastapsh Chronicles: Kevin Smyth posted about his gorgeous awesome Sky Galleons of Mars game: SGoM at the Gamefest. Photos!
  • Story Games: Johnzo, Kristian, Wilhelm, Jackson, Mickey, Lukas, and Ben talk about the event in Emerald City Game Fest = Hot, with many kind words. Blush!

Thank you to everyone who showed up. If you know of more blog or forum threads discussing our event, please let us know!

More Guests at ECG!

In addition to author Erik Scott de Bie, mentioned in a previous news release, we have more confirmed guests for this year’s Emerald City Gamefest game day on November 15. Also returning after his popular visit last year is Wolfgang Baur, well known for his Open Design Project, his work on D&D supplements, and his magazine Kobold Quarterly.

New to the event is artist and writer Tarol Hunt, author of the long-running comic Goblins: Life Through Their Eyes. You can see Tarol drawing live on Justin.tv.

Hosting a Story Game Lounge will be bloggers, podcasters, designers, and indie game enthusiasts Mickey of Geek Girls Rule! and Ogre of Stabbing Contest. We are extremely happy and grateful to have so many distinguished guests.

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