I'll be at Escapist Expo!


I'm happy to be sitting on on some panels at the Escapist Expo, which is located a few blocks from where I live! Most convenient con ever.

Crowdfunding Revolution
Saturday, September 15th @ 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM | Dagobah Room
  • Alexander Macris
  • Cherilyn Kirkman
  • Chris Kirkman
  • Dan Yarrington
  • Daniel Solis
After record-breaking Kickstarter campaigns for new games, new peripherals, and even new consoles in the last year, it’s no secret that the crowdfunding revolution is upon us. Join us for a discussion of what it means for publishers, developers, and consumers when the players become the producers.

Saturday, September 15th @ 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM | Dagobah Room
  • Cherilyn Kirkman
  • Chris Kirkman
  • Daniel Solis
  • Jason Morningstar
  • Steve Segedy
Running a game company isn’t always fun and games. Have you ever wondered what results when gaming and business meet? Panelists Chris and Cherilyn Kirkman – makers of deck and dice game Carnival - and Steve Segedy and Jason Morningstar – creators of the indie RPG Fiasco - share the trials and joys of running a small game company. Moderator Daniel Solis guides a broad discussion covering game production, online retail, the future of the local game store, and using crowd-funding as a part of a business plan.

Independent Board Game Survival Guide
Friday, September 14th @ 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM | Dagobah Room
  • Dan Yarrington
  • Chris Kirkman
  • Daniel Solis
Everyone dreams of getting their game published. We’ll explore and discuss all the aspects of bringing your game from concept to market including: design, development, playtesting, promotion, prototyping, funding, marketing, production, conventions, sales, distribution, fulfillment, and more.

PLUS! There are some more amazing panels going on at the Expo.

PLUS! PLUS! I will be playtesting Belle of the Ball at the UnPub open gaming area. If you've been itching to test out this goofy casual strategy card game, track me down!
Daniel Solis
Art Director by Day. Game Designer by Night.