Big Bad Online 2021

All of the amazing panels from Big Bad Online 2021 are now on the Big Bad Con YouTube channel

2021 Events

Opening Ceremonies

Kristine Hassell, F. Helen Keeney, Ash Cheshire, Sean Nittner

Immersive Implication

Jabari Weathers, Jonaya Kemper, Whitney "Strix" Beltrán, April Kit Walsh

Professional Success as a PoC in Games

Ajit George, Surena Marie, Justice Arman, Mario Ortegon Castillo, Jabari Weathers, Whitney "Strix" Beltrán

Online Interactive Fiction & Collaborative Storytelling Games

Colin Fahrion, Judith Pintar, Doug Valenta, Randy Lubin

Forging Beyond: Creating Non-Standard Forged in the Dark Games

Allie B, Andrew Gillis, Brandon O'Brien

Moments of Breakage: Metatextuality and the Oracle

Everest Pipkin, Caro Asercion, and Ben Roswell

I Woke Up Today and Chose Violence: Combat's Omnipresence in Design

James Mendez Hodes, Mary Rose Valentine, Quinn Murphy, Ash Kreider, Sen-Foong Lim

Best Practices for US-based TTRPG Freelancers

Misha B, Karen Twelves, Jenn Martin, James Mendez Hodes

Rising Tides & Strange Centers: PTRPGs & the Myth of One Space

Sin Posadas, momatoes, Mari Ko, Pammu

From Geek to Super Geek: Behind the Scenes of Running an Actual-Play Livestream

Mariam Ahmad, Jeremy Harper, Kristin Devine, Jess Meier

The Heart of Games: Designing, embodying, and celebrating emotions in TTRPGs

Jamila Nedjadi, Kristin Devine, Connie Chang, jay dragon

The Making of a Match: Designing Sports Action

Vee Hendro & Hayley Gordon (Storybrewers Roleplaying)

Evolution of TTRPG Tools: the Past, Present, and Future

Joanna Liu, Max Hobbs

Beyond Doskvol: Developing within Blades in the Dark

John Harper, Pam Punzalan, Nychelle Schneider

The State of Game Design in Aotearoa NZ

Jamie Sands, Mike Sands, Cam Banks, Dylan Horrocks

History, Colonialism and Games

Liam Stevens, Tof Eklund, Hamish Cameron

Big Bad AMA

Sean Nittner, Karen Twelves

Starting Fresh

Jahmal "Mad Jay" Brown, Rich "Orklord" Rogers, Lowell Francis

Pitching to Publishers

Sen-Foong Lim, Banana Chan

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger: Making Cyberpunk Games for Today

Kira Magrann, Bee Zelda, Jamila Nedjadi, Paul "Ettin" Matijevic, Kienna Shaw

Intersection of Games and Education

Meg Baker, Daniel Kwan, Mahar Mangahas, Jonaya Kemper

Beyond Romance: Parenthood, Friendship, and Other Complex Relationships in RPGs

Alex Roberts, Meg Baker, Jenn Martin, Jamila Nedjadi, and Whitney Marie Delaglio

Project Management for Tabletop RPG Publishing

Steve Segedy, Banana Chan, Eloy Lasanta, Jenn Martin, Sophie Lagacé

From Table to Console: an interview with Whitney "Strix" Beltrán

Ross Cowman, Whitney "Strix" Beltrán

Keepsake and Connected Path Games

Shing Yin Khor, Jeeyon Shim

Illustration of Little Red

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