This year is a special one for Cubicle 7 CEO Dominic McDowall-Thomas as he has been invited as an Industry Insider Guest of Honour. As a Guest of Honour, Dom will be on a number of panels about games and the gaming industry. Here's his schedule in full:
SEM1238028 The Art of the Pitch
Thursday 11am Location: ICC Room 210
Advice for newbies in the field from those who have been around the block. Common misconceptions on how the industry works, & how to avoid the biggest mistakes when sending in submissions & proposals. If you're a new writer, editor or game designer this panel is for you!
Panellists: James Ernest, Jess Hartley, Dominic McDowall-Thomas, Christina Stiles
SEM1238031 How To Publish A Game Without Going Broke
Thursday 3pm Location: ICC Room 210
Publishing your own game used to mean shelling out thousands of dollars for a huge print run and art, and still risk never earning your money back. Not any more. This panel goes beyond Kickstarter, we'll talk about everything from motivation to finish the game to how to source printers.
Panellists: James Ernest, Dominic McDowall-Thomas, Elizabeth Shoemaker Sampat, Gareth-Michael Skarka
SEM1238045 Evolution Of A Game Line
Saturday 3pm Location: ICC Room 210
What makes a successful RPG game line? Our Industry Insiders give you the inside scoop.
Panellists: Dominic McDowall-Thomas, Richard Thomas, Rodney Thompson, James Wyatt
SEM1238057 GM Tips
Friday 1pm Location: ICC Room 211
Our Industry Insider guests give GMing 101 advice on how you can improve your game. An open discussion and Q&A, so bring your questions!
Panellists: Tavis Allison, T.S. Luikart, Dominic McDowall-Thomas, Rodney Thompson
SEM1238055 The International RPG Scene
Friday 11am Location: ICC Room 211
There are thriving RPG scenes in outside North America. Come find out from our Industry Insiders on what's up, what's innovative, and what's scandalous.
Panellists: Dominic McDowall-Thomas, Jason Morningstar
All of these seminars sound fantastic to us, so be sure to come along and check them out!
See you at The Four Best Days in Gaming! Indy Gencon 2012!