What I did at Radcon 5C
February, 18-20, 2011
Arrived around 1:00pm and checked into the hotel but did not have time to go to room before first panel.
Future of Education (2:00-3:00PM): A rather interesting panel on the state of education and what can be done to fix it.
Great '80s and '90s Anime (3:00-4:00PM): Had a fun time talking about anime.
Finally got to my room and dropped off bags.
Geopolitical Trends (5:00-6:00PM): A lively debate on where the next world crisis will be and other upcoming threats.
Had dinner at Seasons a nice plate of spaghetti.
Opening Ceremonies (7:00-9:00PM): They did a real nice job this year. Had belly dancers, comedy bits and music.
Mapmaking and Worldbuilding (9:00-10:00PM): Great program on using software to make maps.
Relaxed in room for the rest of the night.
Got up at 9:00AM, took shower and had breakfast.
Man vs Movie (10:00-11:00AM): A panel on how to survive disasters as shown in movies.
Viking Exploration (11:00-12:00PM): A panel on the Kensington runestone.
Went back to room for lunch. Also went to dealers room and bought two Pirate game packs.
Monster Hunting (1:00-2:00PM): How to hunt monsters in modern times.
Cooperative Roleplay (2:00-3:00PM): How to keep a long term RPG group.
Magic in the Real World (3:00-4:00PM): How would magic work in the real world.
AMV Making Clinic (4:00-5:00PM): Fun panel and saw the software required in use.
Real-life Zombies (5:00-6:00PM): Great panel on how Zombies could be real.
Spent a few minutes talking to a panel member about a game idea and then went to dinner.
Miniature Gaming in the Steampunk Era (7:00-8:00PM): Lot of cool idea on Steampunk gaming.
Spent some dead time in the room.
AMV Marathon (9:30-6:00AM): Spent the night watching AMV (sleep is overrated), it went long lasting till a little after 7.
Relaxed in room, took shower and went to breakfast buffet.
Religions without an Anthropomorphic God (or Gods) (10:00-11:00AM): Creating religion for fictional settings. Should have slept a little kept seeing double.
The Butler Didn’t Do it; the Goblin Did (11:00-12:00PM): Adding mystery to RPG games and fiction.
Nothing of interest left, so called taxi and went home.
Had a great time this year and got to say hi to several people I only see at Radcon.