SEMINARS

Information and schedule on the UKGE Seminars Schedule: Friday 2nd June

Our seminars are sponsored by Cartamudi and Esdevium Games

Over the weekend there are talks by games industry experts, panels and sessions with celebrity guests, workshops and networking events. We make use of several areas for these events. Unreserved seating applies to all these panels (unless where indicated) so please arrive early.

Toute Suite - This is the main seminar room and is located outside Hall 1 NEC just next to the Hall 1 Ticket Booths. Look for our banners.

UK Games Expo Main Stage - Hosts the Cosplay Parades, the Charity Auction and the Awards.

Pavillion Room - This is in the Hilton Hotel. It will mainly host the Live Entertainment events but some panels may also take place here and they are listed below.

Surrey Room - A smaller room in the Hilton Hotel which will be used for workshop type events.

Piazza Room 1- A smaller room in the Piazza Suites NEC which will be used for workshop type events.

Overview map: click here. Piazza and Toute Suites area - click here Hilton map click here
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Friday 2nd June

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12.00 Pathfinder 101 - Paizo Toute

Whether you’ve never played a tabletop roleplaying game in your life, or you’re a veteran dice-roller looking for something fresh, Pathfinder 101 is your introduction to the Pathfinder RPG and the ever-growing world around it. Learn the story of the Pathfinder world, what you need to start playing, and where to begin your own character’s legend.

 
13.00 How to Make Games Toute

How much does it cost to make a board game? Can I print a prototype for my video? What legal lines do I need to print on the box? Do I self-publish? 

Cartamundi is the world’s leading board game and card game manufacturer and will answer these questions.

This Seminar is part of the is a UKGE Publisher-Designer Track: Find out More...

 
13.30 How to Sell Games Toute

Want to get your games into the shops in time for Christmas? Jon Bruton of Esdevium Games, the UK's largest distributors of Hobby games tells you the way to go about it.

This Seminar is part of the is a UKGE Publisher-Designer Track: Find out More...

 
14.00 Pathfinder Panel Pavillion
Details TBC  
14.15 How to Market Games Toute

Best Game Ever!!. Warren Johnston of Beasts of War - an online Gaming media site with over 135,000 followers on its Facebook site and a huge You Tube audience - spills the beans on just how to get your game noticed.

This Seminar is part of the is a UKGE Publisher-Designer Track: Find out More...

 
15.00 Q&A with John Kovalik Toute

John Kovalic is the most in-demand illustrator in gaming, Millions of copies of his games and books have been sold worldwide, giving his magical, frenetic artwork and unique wit a truly global fan base. Come an ask your questions of the man who created he amazing art work of the Munchkin Games and The Dork Tower.

 
16.00 Dice Tower play Wits & Wagers Toute

Who knows the most? Tom Vassel, Zee Garcia, Sam Healey or Efka Bladukas? Join The Dice Tower for their live session of Wits & Wagers and see if Tom is a safe bet for the right answer, or if Sam has all the answers up his sleeves! The Dice Tower will be playing this popular trivia board game where knowing the right answer is not as important as knowing the players!

 
18.00 Pathfinder 101 - Paizo Toute

Whether you’ve never played a tabletop roleplaying game in your life, or you’re a veteran dice-roller looking for something fresh, Pathfinder 101 is your introduction to the Pathfinder RPG and the ever-growing world around it. Learn the story of the Pathfinder world, what you need to start playing, and where to begin your own character’s legend.

 
18.30 Meet the Makers Speed Dating Piazza 1

This is a great opportunity for games designers to pitch their game to twelve publishers in one evening. Find out more,,,

 
19.00 Shut up and Sit Down Toute

They filled the room in 2016 and played the biggest game of “Cat on Your Head!” and they’re back for 2017! Shut Up & Sit Down return to host another LIVE podcast at the UK Games Expo. Unreserved seating so please arrive early.

 
21.00 Meet the Makers Networking Surrey
This is a session for designers, publishers and members of the gaming industry to meet up in a relaxed environment for a chat and maybe to play a game prototype. Find out more,,,  
21.00 Netrunner FFG Europeans- Run Last Click Toute

Chris, Eady, Lane and guests will be at the UK Games Expo recording their live podcast discussing the first day of the FFG Netrunner European Championships.