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Event Date: February 22 - 24, 2019

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Sunday, February 24 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hey, Let's Kill All the Orcs! - Morality in RPGs

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If orcs are by definition evil, is it all right to slaughter them mercilessly, even women and children? But can a sentient species be “by definition evil”? This panel discusses some of the moral issues that arise in roleplaying games and how exploring these issues can make your gaming sessions even more exciting.

Moderators
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Drew Meyer

Gaming/Podcasting/Author
Drew Meyer is a Children's Library Assistant and Educator who moonlights as a Podcaster and Game Designer. He is behind on all his deadlines. He may or may not have a beard. 

Speakers
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Todd Ristau

Director, Playwright's Lab at Hollins University, Hollins University
Todd Ristau designed and launched the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University and has served as program director since its launch in 2007. He is a distinguished graduate of the Iowa Playwright’s Workshop. His work has been performed in theatres across the U.S. and England... Read More →
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Ginger Snaps

Professional Con Goer. Singer. Member of the Shadow Balladeers.
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Tera Fulbright

Director of Programming, Author, ConGregate Productions, Inc
With over 20 years of event planning experience, Tera Fulbright uses that knowledge to create new and different programming at ConGregate – a convention for the fans, by the fans. She is also the author of several short stories including her first, “History in the Making” published... Read More →
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Steve Jackson

Gaming Guest of Honor
Steve Jackson has been playing games for nearly 50 years, and designing them since 1976. He graduated from Rice University, where a lot of his time went to wargames and the school paper (he spent two years as editor). Now he’s a writer and game publisher, proving that college can... Read More →
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Michael G. Williams

Writing
Michael G. Williams writes horror, urban fantasy, and science fiction: stories of monsters, macabre humor, and subverted expectations. He’s the author of three series for Falstaff Books: the award-winning vampire series The Withrow Chronicles; Through the Doors of Oblivion, the... Read More →


Sunday February 24, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST
Ballroom E