Need playtesters? Metatopia – The Game Design Festival

by nerdnyc

Our friends are hosting a Game Design convention!

METATOPIA, November 2 – 4, 2012: http://www.dexposure.com/m2012.html

WHY GO TO METATOPIA?
- Are you a game designer or want to be one day?
- Do you have ideas but no playtesters? Or need more?
- Want advice from professional game designers?

WHY ELSE?
- 48 hours of games, demonstrations, playtests, and seminars.
- Hundreds of role playing games, story games, LARPs, board games and wargames.
- Special guests ready to share their expert knowledge with you!

WHAT SPECIAL GUESTS?
- Jason Morningstar (Fiasco)
- Kenneth Hite (Trail of Cthulhu)
- James Ernest (Cheapass Games)
- Cindy Au (Kickstarter)
- Ed Bell & Jen Christiansen (Scientific American, Art Directors)
- Caity Ross (Patent Protection Attorney)

HOW MUCH?
- Pre-registration is just $70.00 for Designers (48 hours of playtesting).
- And if you want to play, it’s only $20!
- Register here: http://www.dexposure.com/m2012i.html

WHERE?
- Morristown Hyatt
- 3 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown, New Jersey
- NJTransit Station about 4 blocks away

WHO WILL PLAYTEST MY GAMES?
- You decide!
- Choose other Designers, ask for random playtesters, or fill your event with hand-picked players distinguished by their portfolios!

BUT MY GAME ISN’T READY!
- Even if your game idea only consists of three pencils and a cat (please don’t harm any animals), Metatopia has you covered!
- Seriously, even if you barely have an idea for a game, Metatopia can help you!

WHO ELSE IS GOING TO BE THERE?
- Just to name a few…
- Cam Banks (Margaret Weis Productions, Ltd)
- Fred Hicks (Evil Hat Productions)
- Rob Donoghue (Evil Hat Productions)
- Brennan Taylor (Galileo Games)
- Dave Chalker (Critical-Hits)
- Kat & Michael Miller (Incarnadine Press)
- Nathan Paoletta (NDP Design)
- Laura Simpson & Dev Purkayastha (Little Octopus Games)
- Jim Crocker (Indie Press Revolution)
- Darren Watts (Silverback Press)
- Matthias Bonnici (Knighthawk Games)
- David Simpson (Knighthawk Games)
- Jason Pitre (Genesis of Legend Publishing)
- John Adamus (The Writer Next Door)
- Curt Covert (Smirk & Dagger Games)
- Ishai Barnoy (Crazy Driver Story Games)
- Stephen Buonocore (Stronghold Games)
- Chris Adams (Aetherco)
- Tim Rodriguez (Brooklyn Indie Games)
- Michael Keller (Visible Hand Games)
- Brian Engard
- Alex Strang (Cybergecko Games)
- Jonathan Lavallee (Firestorm Ink)
- Geoff Bottone (Firestorm Ink)
- Gil Hova (Gil Hova Games)
- Geoffrey Engelstein (Mind Bullet Games)
- Warren Morrison (HitMouse Studios)
- Joseph Bloch (BRW Games)
- Brian Dalrymple (Gamer Ingenuity, LLC)
- Ben Walker (Echoes of Empires)
- Jason Godesky
- Clinton Rickards
- Caias Ward (TaleSpinner Studios)
- Rich Parla & Courtney Tricarichi (Legendary Realms Terrain)
- Matthieu Regney & The Ducks (Angry Duck Games)
- Travis Chance (Action Phase Games)
- Irven Keppen (Midralon Press)
- And more!
- And you!

WHAT ABOUT US?
- Most of us aren’t game designers but we’re going to show up just to help you playtest!

QUESTIONS:
- m2012@dexposure.com

INFO:
- http://www.dexposure.com/m2012.html

REGISTER:
- http://www.dexposure.com/m2012i.html

TL;DR:
- Want to design a game?
- No more excuses! Do it!
- Just click this: http://goo.gl/HzX4Q

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