"Soundtracks Live Concert": Mary Beth Magallanes and Friends
Flying Frog's Music Director, Mary Beth Magallanes performs selected works from her decade-spanning Flying Frog game soundtracks with help from talented musicians who have appeared on some of the soundtracks! Then, Mary Beth will join forces with other Flying Frogs to end Saturday night with a bang - performing rock hits! (SAT 7PM Auditorium Main Stage 120min)
"10 Years of Last Night on Earth": 2017 Keynote Panel
Creators and cast of Last Night on Earth reunite to discuss the making of the award-winning survival horror boardgame, followed by a once in a lifetime game signing opportunity! (SUN 4PM Auditorium Main Stage 120min)
"DiceFest Painting Contest 2017"
Step up to the challenge, enter your figures into several different categories, prizes awarded. (SAT 10AM-3PM Submissions, Winners announced at 6PM on Auditorium Main Stage) For details, see the DiceFest Contests Page.
"DiceFest Flying Frog Costume Contest 2017"
We have seen some amazing Cosplay of characters from our games at past conventions, but DiceFest is where you can take home prizes and glory for your hard work and creativity. Costumes will be judged based on creativity, faithfulness to the game, and execution. Top looks in each category will win prizes! (SAT 6PM Auditorium Main Stage 45min) For details, see the DiceFest Contests Page.
"Behind the Brush: Painting Basics": Aaron Lovejoy
Award-winning Pro-Painter Aaron Lovejoy shares his approach and techniques in an interactive demonstration geared toward beginning painters. (SAT 12PM Room 108 45min)
"Master Illustration: Forbidden Fortress": Brian Snoddy
Industry Veteran Brian Snoddy was one of the original artists for Magic: The Gathering and co-founded Privateer Press. Now, he is Flying Frog's Lead Concept Artist and Illustrator. In this session, Brian will paint an item illustration for the upcoming Forbidden Fortress game. (SAT 1PM Room 108 45min)
"Preview of Flying Frog Productions 2018quot;: Jason Hill and Scott Hill
Jason and Scott Hill are the founders of Flying Frog Productions and creators of Last Night on Earth, Shadows of Brimstone, Fortune and Glory, A Touch of Evil, and more. They give a sneak preview of new releases coming next year. (SAT 2PM Room 108 45min)
"Brimstone Weapons & Gear: A Brief History of Old West Tech": Gordon Frye
Gordon Frye's knowledge and experience with historical weapons and armor is unparalleled. He has an extensive collection of antique weaponry and can tell you the history of every piece! He has performed Wild West Trick-shooting on horseback and has appeared in several hollywood films. In this panel, he discusses gear of the wild west! (SAT 3PM Room 108 45min)
"Forbidden Fortress: Armor and Weapons of Feudal Japan": Brian Snoddy
Besides illustration, Brian Snoddy is a collector of Japanese weapons and armor. In his many trips to Japan, Brian has studied and painted some incredible historic pieces in museums across the country. In this panel, he discusses historic Armor and Weapons from the land of the rising sun and shows off some actual pieces from his private collection.(SAT 4PM Room 108 45min)
"Behind the Brush: All About That Base": Aaron Lovejoy
Flying Frogs Studio Painter Aaron Lovejoy focuses on basing miniatures, covering everything from quick and easy methods of getting game-ready bases on your minis to more advanced techniques such as sculpting environment details and items on the bases. (SAT 5PM Room 108 45min)
"Behind the Brush: Techniques of the Pros": Aaron Lovejoy
Not many painters are qualified to give a talk called "Techniques of the Pros", but Aaron Lovejoy's overflowing warchest of awards including everything from Golden Demon to Crystal Brush, makes him an expert. This panel covers techniques used by pro painters to take their figures to the next level! (SUN 12PM Room 107 45min)
"Making the Game: Concept to Production": Jason Hill and Scott Hill
Jason and Scott Hill are the founders of Flying Frog Productions and creators of Last Night on Earth, Shadows of Brimstone, Fortune and Glory, A Touch of Evil, and more. In this panel, they discuss the steps of taking a game idea from concept to manufactured product. The session is meant to be fairly interactive, so don't be afraid to ask questions. (SUN 1PM Room 107 45min)
"Easy Tips to Create Outstanding Miniature Photos": Philip Magallanes
Philip Magallanes is a world-class photographer and also portrays Principal Gomez in Last Night on Earth! He photographed many of the miniatures in Shadows of Brimstone and will discuss tips for taking beautiful photos of your game miniatures. (SUN 2PM Room 107 45min)
"Master Illustration: Shadows of Brimstone": Brian Snoddy
Industry Veteran Brian Snoddy was one of the original artists for Magic: The Gathering and co-founded Privateer Press. Now, he is Flying Frog's Lead Concept Artist and Illustrator. In this session, Brian will paint an item illustration for Shadows of Brimstone. (SUN 3PM Room 107 45min)
"Behind the Brush: Painting Basics": Aaron Lovejoy
Award-winning Pro-Painter Aaron Lovejoy shares his approach and techniques in an interactive demonstration geared toward beginning painters. We encourage you to stay for the advanced techniques panel directly following this one, as Aaron moves into discussion of techniques beyond the basics. (SUN 4PM Room 107 60min)
"Behind the Brush: Advanced Techniques": Aaron Lovejoy
Flying Frog Studio Painter, Aaron Lovejoy, continues from basics into advanced techniques, including using an airbrush. This interactive demonstration follows directly after the basics panel and flows right into advanced concepts and practices. (SUN 5PM Room 107 40min)