Ages 13+

Tabletop Game Design: From Idea to Reality

Settlers of Catan, Pandemic, 7 Wonders… ever wonder how tabletop games come into being? Our panel of experts will take you along a journey to discover how a tabletop game gets created. From chicken scratches on a napkin to full distribution through retail (and everything in between), this panel will explore the steps it takes to create a great game that others can play. Come for the insights and maybe even leave armed with the next steps to take for developing your own game.


Kevin Hamano [Founder, Ignite Wonder Games], Emma Larkins [Tabletop Game Designer, Emma Larkins], Joseph Z Chen [Co-Creator / Artist, Metafactory Games], Matthew Austin [President, Mirror Box Games]