Are you in Atlanta this weekend? Make sure you don’t miss out on Dragon*Con! BioWare is returning to Atlanta for the first time in many years with Dragon Age Lead Writer David Gaider and Community Specialist “Evil” Chris Priestly attending the event.
If you have tickets to Dragon*Con, you can follow Evil Chris Priestly to learn where they are at the con. They want to meet up with our fans and look forward to discussing BioWare, Dragon Age and Mass Effect with you. It is also your chance to record a message for “Evil” Chris to take back to the BioWare studio. Give your feedback on a game, show off your costume or say what you want to see coming from BioWare in the future.
David and Chris are also on a number of different panels during the convention, so check out their schedules:
Friday August 31
Title: Games People Play.
Time: Fri 01:00 pm Location: Embassy D-F – Hyatt (Length: 1)
Description: So, you’ve written a game–video, computer RPG…What happens now? David Gaider participating.
Saturday September 1
Title: Meet BioWare
Time: Sat 04:00 pm Location: 209 / 210 / 211 – Hilton (Length: 1)
Description: BioWare’s games have delighted us all for two decades. What’s their secret? How do they make great products we love? Come find out! Both David Gaider and Chris Priestly participating.
Title: Creating Characters in Video Games
Time: Sat 05:30 pm Location: Capitol Ballroom – Sheraton (Length: 1)
Description: David Gaider of Dragon Age and Avellone of Fallout, and Felicia Day, who voiced both, discuss the creation of characters in video games. David Gaider participating.
Title: Sex in Videogames
Time: Sat 10:00 pm Location: 209 / 210 / 211 – Hilton (Length: 1)
Description: Games are often found at the intersection of sexuality and sexism. Hear how games from Bioware tackle issues like sex, gay romance, and inclusiveness. David Gaider participating.
Sunday September 2
Title: Writing for Videogames
Time: Sun 10:00 am Location: 209 / 210 / 211 – Hilton (Length: 1)
Description: Dozens of endings! Hours of branching dialogue! Enjoy lively discussion of world-class writers of Dragon Age, Saint’s Row, Infinity Blade, and more. David Gaider participating.
Monday September 3
Title: Reaching the Fans
Time: Mon 11:30 am Location: 209 / 210 / 211 – Hilton (Length: 1)
Description: You can’t make everyone happy all the time…but what if it’s your job? Come hear how community managers keep their fans happy and engaged. Chris Priestly participating.
Even if you do not have tickets to Dragon*Con you can watch the famed Dragon*Con costume parade as it walks down Peachtree street. The 2012 Dragon*Con Parade is scheduled for Saturday, September 1 at 10:00 AM on Peachtree Street in Downtown Atlanta. The parade route will start at Woodruff Park at the corner of Auburn Ave and Peachtree Street, continue North on Peachtree Street to Baker Street, and take a final turn onto Courtland Street. We have many fans walking in both Mass Effect and Dragon Age in the parade, so come out and cheer them on.
David and “Evil” Chris hope to see you in Atlanta at Dragon*Con.