7 Tips for Presenting at a Gaming Convention (From Someone Who Did it Thrice)

Hey, remember in my first post where I said I wouldn’t try to offer industry wisdom I don’t actually have? Well, what’s the point of setting rules for yourself if you can’t immediately break them? (Spoilers: That’s a running theme for this post.)

In the past year (or so), I’ve presented at MAGfest twice, and TooManyGames once. While those cons were obviously tons of fun, I’ve found that the experience I’ve gained and lessons I’ve learned from trying to pitch a game at a convention largely translate to presenting in any environment. Hopefully, that means that even if you have no plans to get behind the booth, you might still find at least one of these tips helpful somewhere in your life. Without further ado, here are seven guidelines, tips, and life lessons I’ve learned from presenting at conventions: How to look like you know what you’re doing even when you definitely do not. Continue reading “7 Tips for Presenting at a Gaming Convention (From Someone Who Did it Thrice)”

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