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Nov 1-4, 2018 Kansas City

Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center

Midwest GameFest includes a number of tabletop gaming industry insiders, artists, authors, and other special guests who will be running events and/or playing games on their own schedule at the convention. Some may even be available for panels or workshops. We'll list them here and announce them on our social channels as we get closer to the event. Stay tuned!

Daniel Oliver

Daniel Oliver

Shadowrun Missions Developer

Daniel Oliver (Danny) is the line developer for Shadowrun Missions, Catalyst Game Labs' organized play campaign for Shadowrun. Danny will be running Missions tables featuring unreleased modules from the Neo-Tokyo, the new Missions setting for Season 9. He’ll also be heading a seminar on Season 9, a Neo-Tokyo character creation workshop, and more!

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Sterling Hershey

Sterling Hershey

Freelancer, RPGs & Cartography

Sterling continues his long association with the various versions of the Star Wars RPG as a writer and developer on Fantasy Flight Games’ versions, Edge of the Empire, Age of Rebellion, and Force and Destiny. Sterling’s work can be found at sterlinghershey.com and on dmsguild.com.

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Heather Anderson as Snow White

Heather Anderson (Lothlorien Woods Cosplay)

Cosplay Judge

Photo courtesy Pense Productions

Heather Anderson is originally from Indianapolis but has lived in the KC area for the past few years. She first started cosplaying in 2008 at her first Gencon. She is mostly a novice cosplayer who prefers to assemble pieces together as she really doesn’t enjoy sewing.

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Erik Carl

Erik Carl

Metagamers Anonymous Podcast

A consummate gamer and gaming overachiever, Erik strives to assuage his enormous ego by doing everything he can to associate himself with social gaming in the Midwest. Erik is the principle administrator of the Prismatic Tsunami community for tabletop gaming enthusiasts and the producer and host of the Metagamers Anonymous RPG podcast. In his spare time, he moonlights as a budding novelist and a blues musician with a closetful of CDs he may try to sell you.

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Cameron Gramarye

Cameron Gramarye

Hybrid Vigor Studios

Hybrid Vigor Studios consists of Chief Scientist J. Cameron Gramarye and Art Director Fatima "Bloo" Atie. Their... "friend" is a Squelch, which is one of the species of aliens you can choose to play in their current megagame, Sector 37: Brave New Worlds.

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Randall Harris

Randall Harris

D&D Adventurers League

Born in the same year as the Silmarillion, Xanth, Shannara, Star Wars, Holmes Basic D&D, the Revelations of a Reluctant Messiah, and Dragons of Eden, Randall Harris seemed destined to escape this reality and substitute his own. It took only a few years before Saturday morning cartoons took him on the Dungeons & Dragons ride, but he's been on it ever since.

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