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Friday, September 26


Role Playing Across the Spectrum:
Gamers, costumers, historical reenactors, kinksters, actors, sometimes even writers developing dialog -- all occasionally become someone else for a while. How is assuming a character and role the same in all areas? How does it differ in different realms of role-play? What can we learn from each other to make our own portrayals better.


Sarah Goodman

I am an anthropologist by training, a gentlewoman by profession, and a retired bureaucrat on Official Documents. I have spent my life studying humankind and other sapient and semi-sapient races of the multiverse. Included among the activities involved in this study are: general... Read More →
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Jennifer McGaffey

I’m a Foreign Service brat, raised in five countries before high school (and I’ve lived in a couple more since then). I’ve been an avid reader since I can remember - primarily SF/F and other genre fiction, but just about any words-in-a-row will do. My interests include being... Read More →

Douglas Shepard

Douglas is the Editor in Chief of Orcz.com and GameShampoo.com and helps manage several projects. Approaching mastery of Found Costuming and a skilled Dust Tape crafts-person. A life-long video gamer and writer, recently married as well.

Friday September 26, 2014 20:00 - 22:00
Saturday, September 27


Fierce, Fab & Fluffy: Women and Body Image in Comics, Cosplay and Pop Culture
The crew of Chunky Girl Comics discuss the empowerment of women, positive body image issues, their own personal struggles with bullying and being "the fat kids", being sexy and overweight and of course their mission with Chunky Girl Comics.

Saturday September 27, 2014 12:00 - 14:00
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