Saturday, August 12, 2017

Anne Brown Loves Costumes!

Episode 85: The exquisite eighty-fifth episode of the PokeProblemsPodcast! Tonight, we have a special guest! Anne Brown is here to tell us about the awesomeness of the GenCon Costume Contest. GenCon is Thursday August 17 - Sunday August 20, in Indianapolis. The costume contest is Saturday, August 19, 2017 starting at 4pm in the 500 Ballroom of the Convention Center. This year's awesome judges will include Michelle Nephew of Atlas Games, the creator of Ren Faire and Witches of the Revolution, and DragonLance author Laura Hickman! Anne tells about her start at TSR, editing Dragon magazine, and then working on games like Spelljammer and Masque of the Red Death. Anne started running the GenCon Costume Contest in 1997, and has been loving it ever since. She's even run the costume contests at Star Wars Celebration for a few years, too! She gives us the details of the costume contest, including the appearances by the awesome entertainer The Great Luke Ski, the categories, some of the most memorable costumes through the years!

Anne Brown is also one of the authors of The Storyteller's Thesaurus, find it on Amazon!

After we lock Anne back in the closet, we talk news!

Thanks for listening! If you have any questions or comments, we want to hear from you. Do you love cosplay? What about wizards in space? Any questions for our amazing special guest Anne Brown??? Tweet, email, or comment on the blog or Facebook to let us know!



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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Claire Hoffman's Excellent Adventures

Episode 84: The exploratory eighty-fourth episode of the PokeProblemsPodcast. This week we have a special guest, Claire Hoffman, the Assistant Content Manager of the Dungeons and Dragons Adventurers League. You can find Claire on Twitter and Facebook! We talk about how the D&D Adventurers League works (and how you can still play previous seasons' adventures like Claire's Dark Pyramid of Sorcerer's Isle or Chelimber's Descent), the upcoming season of adventures set in the Jungles of Chult, the awesomeness of Elizabeth Peters, and the amazing past campaigns that Claire has organized, including Living Death, the amazing Victorian gothic horror organized play campaign, and how organized play has changed through the years.

See Claire at conventions this fall and winter and play in her adventures, including her Author Only DDAO-15 Debts to be Paid!
We also talk news!




Thanks for listening! If you have any questions or comments, we want to hear from you. Do you want to ride a dinosaur in Chult? How do you feel about mummies? Will we ever let Claire out of the closet? Tweet, email, or comment on the blog or Facebook to let us know!



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