Trade Day General
Common business situations and the game industry collide in this Clue-meets-Family-Feud style seminar. Case studies, in-class analysis, & expert advice!
REVISED for 2022! Common business & educator situations and the game industry collide in this Clue-meets-Family-Feud style seminar. Case studies, in-class analysis, & expert advice!
This session will discuss the mechanics of several popular games and give examples of how the mechanics can be adapted for educational purposes. Games covered will be: 1. Pandemic – Uses in History and current events 2. Mille Bornes – Uses in Math and map skills 3. Steampunk Rally – Uses in Physics and Engineering […]
What works and who works are an important part of organizing a game room. We’ll also talk about our local gaming events that we have hosted in game stores, schools and libraries. We will share our ideas and also want to hear from the attendees what has worked for the conventions and programs.
Trade Day Retailer Attendees – join us for Demo Night! This is your chance to check out the latest games from some of your favorite publishers and engage with your peers in the gaming industry.
STEM educators will be fascinated by the physics, math, and ballistics involved in shooting artillery. History educators will learn how artillery evolved from direct fire cannons to indirect fire cannon and rocket artillery. Game designers will see how artillery can be incorporated into their games with game mechanics that accurately represent indirect fire support. Lead […]
What are great new role playing games for young people, and how do you decide if a game is right for a given group of children? Come see some new games and discuss the qualities of game for kids from toddlers to teens. You could even win a copy of a game! Academically, this convesation […]
Presenters: Justin Sweigart & Tony Gullotti
Board games in the classroom and beyond. This interactive workshop will discuss how you can incorporate board gaming in your learning space for all contents and also covering topics on diversity and inclusion taught by an anti- biased / antiracist educator. Not only can board games can be fun they can educator and therapeutic! Come […]
Join us to learn about what’s new and on the way! We’ll discuss Brotherwise’s upcoming games, our Featured Retailer Program, and how we can better support your store.
Appropriate for all audiences, but targeted at those wanting to create, build up, or strengthen their community (or gaming community) through events and practical discourse.
We’ll run you though our recent re-release of the hit game Galaxy Trucker, including selling points and a handy demo guide!
Chris ‘anthanum’ McCutcheon is an Australian HE lecturer of events and hotel management at a small residential university campus (500 students). In this workshop we will discuss how they introduced cosplay as assessment content and hands on work integrated learning into classroom practice via modular assessment design and authentic industry practice. Additionally they’ll discuss the […]
In this discussion, we’ll go through some of the research that I conducted with professional cosplayers in regards to identity and entrepreneurship and how what we learned from that study might be integrated into a business or theatre/crafting/costuming programmes. All is not as it seems in cosplay identity and entrepreneurship, creating opportunities for business, theatre, […]
Learn about our new tactical skirmish miniatures game Dungeons & Dungeons: Onslaught, post-launch content calendar, plans to support stores with organized play, events, marketing collateral, & more.
Forget what you think you know about business plans – in this workshop we’ll focus in on the key three things that will make or break your business. No laptops or spreadsheets required! If you already have your business started but you know you could be doing better, this workshop will help you hone in […]
Chat as you play games and share what you learned with your fellow Trade Day attendees. A no host bar available. This event is for Trade Day badge holders and Trade Day Event Host/Presenters only.
We’ll have things to say about the following: 1. Simplifying record keeping for things like treasure and experience points. 2. How to handle things when your sessions have to be short each week. 3. Welcoming new kids when you’re in the middle of a story. 4. What published adventures work well in this sort of […]
Join us educators and librarians and learn how to play Decktective, Deckscape, and BANG! A resource list for Common Core State Standards will be provided.
Presenter: Bryce Whitacre
Learn from an experience teacher how using character sheets, quests, and theme can help increase engagement, community, and fun into any classroom. Take a slice from this workshop or incorporate the whole pie!
Many games that aren’t traditionally marketed as educational, but are great products for bilingual classrooms. We will discuss a few of those games, as well as why to use them in this capacity.
In this hour session participants learn the principles and best practices of esports in education. Anyone who wants to develop esports at an institution will learn from university esports leaders on how to start and optimize an esports program.