WashingCon is excited to announce a new set of panels to our roster of panels and events:
- RPG Design: Essential Elements and Innovation: Jason Morningstar, Ross Cowman, Hal Mangold, Dave Chalker, Keith Baker, and Fred Hicks will discuss the essential elements of good tabletop RPG design and where it's headed in the future.
- War Games: Design and Evolution: Jason Matthews, Christian Leonhard, and Volko Ruhnke will discuss designing these games and where the genre is headed in the future.
- The Future of Game Design: Industry professionals and WashingCon VIPs discuss the future of board game design: new mechanics, themes, and the evolution of the industry.
- Ghost Court with Jason Morningstar: Ghost Court: is a ridiculous party game for six or more players about ghosts and the people who sue them. Jason Morningstar, the game’s designer, will join players for this event.
WashingCon will also have a dedicated Family Area inside the main gaming hall with kid-friendly games and activities. In addition to games and demos from companies such as Peaceable Kingdom, Peaceable Kingdom will also host a costume contest for children ages 12 and under on Sunday from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. All participants can dress in their favorite fantasy-themed costume contest and receive special prizes.