Podcasts Archive | 8/24/2010
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D&D Podcast: Gen Con
(August 2010)
Mike Mearls & Jeremy Crawford

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Don't just read about D&D's latest news and announcements -- listen to them as well! And where better to find inside information than from the very halls of Wizards of the Coast.

In this episode, hosts Mike Mearls and Jeremy Crawford look back at their experiences this year at Gen Con Indy—the best four days of gaming—discussing all the games, minis, and awards. Plus, Shelly Mazzanoble asks Chris Perkins (DM to the Stars) about his Gen Con Celebrity D&D game—how it went, and the secret pact between R.A. Salvatore and Larry Elmore… or was it between Larry Elmore and Ed Greenwood… Listen and find out!

This Podcast: Gen Con Notes

01:00—Running the Essentials line at Gen Con.

04:12—What Mike’s excited about, it terms of what’s coming out.

06:30—What Jeremy’s excited about.

06:52—As far as games and books go, what else did we see?

11:20—Looking forward to PAX, and always looking forward to Gen Con.

12:45—What’s happening in the world of miniatures.

14:30—Chris Perkins and the celebrity game (voices included).

22:00—One final question: What’s your ultimate D&D party?

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About the Hosts

Mike Mearls started at Wizards in 2005 after working as a freelance writer and game designer since 1999. He’s been a developer, a designer, a lead developer, and now a lead designer. He started playing D&D back in 1981 and has managed to sit down and play every version of the game. His favorite games aside from D&D include Arkham Horror, Call of Cthulhu, Small World, and Left 4 Dead.

Jeremy Crawford has been editing and developing D&D products at Wizards of the Coast since 2007. His work currently focuses on the Player's Handbook series for 4th Edition, and he is closely involved in the continued development of the edition's rules. He also cohosts the official D&D podcast. Before joining Wizards, Jeremy worked as an editor and web developer by day and as an RPG editor and designer by night, contributing to books for the games Blue Rose, Mutants & Masterminds, and Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay.

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