AkaiCon, August 1-3, Nashville
- Game Development for Fun (and not profit) – Saturday, 5pm, Embassy East – An overview of “hobby” game development, including how to get started, the (free) tools available, and how to find support in user groups and game jams.
- Board Gaming 201 – Saturday, 9pm, Embassy West – An overview of how to identify the types of board and card games you like, as well as board game recommendations.
Anime Weekend Atlanta, September 26-28
- Otaku Board and Card Gaming – TBD – An overview of games by Japanese designers, as well as Japanese- and “otaku”-themed games. (This is sort of a specialized version of my general tabletop gaming panel.)