Panels and Speakers
Voice Acting in Video Games
This panel will discuss the nature of voice acting/voice over in video games and offer insights and trainings on different genres such as survival horror, fps and RPG. It will also explain about being able to put yourself in a characters footsteps properly.
Accessibility in MMO's: WoW, FFXIV, and GW2
This panel is meant to be informative and supportive with an analysis on the accessibility options or lack of in each of those 3 MMO'S and what other accessibility issues that people may not be aware about. Supportive because this panel is meant to bring people together (I will also talk about my own experiences as a disabled gamer), be it fellow disabled gamers or people wanting to know their options for loved ones to be able to play together.
Hummy's VR Comedy
Hummy's VR Comedy: A Raleigh based comedy YouTube channel featuring VR and non-VR games. We will showcase some of our favorite games and moments, and what makes them unique. We are open to any and all questions.
How to Become an Esports Coach
More people are playing video games than ever before, with an estimated 3 out of 4 households in the United States containing at least one gamer. As the audience grows, so does the demand for coaches. While there are many free resources for getting better at most games, people often prefer to have another person help them improve in a one-on-one setting (e.g. a personal trainer at the gym or a golf instructor at a driving range). With platforms like Gamer Sensei, Metafy, and even Fiverr expanding the market, now is a great time to launch your video game coaching career. Learn how to get started with Joshua Hilton, former CEO of Gamer Sensei and founder of Coachify.GG.
Let's Make a Game With Brilliant Game Developer: ChatGPT!
Let’s use AI to help build a simple game, start to finish.
Group Demo of Sell Outs
Play Sell Outs with the Audience! Think You Can Beat Our Pitch?! Jump in and try!
Rock the runway with your Cosplay!
Civ 6 Auto-Play Raffle
Civ 6 Winners rejoice! Come to the stage and get a raffle ticket if your civilization won. We will be raffle off prizes!
Tournament - Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Semi Finals / Finals
Do you have the need? The need for Mario Kart Speed? Watch the Mario Kart finalists race for our amusement.
Tournament - Smash Ultimate Singles Semi Finals / Finals
SSMB Ultimate Finals... What are the odds they aren't in elite smash?
The Secrets of YouTube and Gaming on YouTube
Learn about the aspects of being a YouTuber that people don't see/think about often, from the perspective of a relatively small content creator (50,000 subs). We'll cover the positives, negatives, and advice to succeed, such as its effect on mental health, the opportunities that can be gained from it, tips about the YouTube algorithm, and more!
How to Start an Esports or Gaming Business
Do you have an idea for a business in the esports or gaming world? Or maybe you don’t have a business idea yet but the thought of creating something new and being your own boss has a huge appeal. There has never been an easier time in history to launch your own startup and this session will walk you through the steps to evaluate ideas, fundraise, and release an initial product. Hosted by Joshua Hilton, the founder and operator of multiple gaming startups including League Coaching, Gamer Sensei, TrackingThePros, and Coachify.GG. He’s also been through several acquisitions, including selling Gamer Sensei to CORSAIR in 2020.
Sword Circle: A Medieval Celebration
Have you ever wandered what real combat looks like? What does it really take to use a sword, or even fight against a sword? Come take a front row seat in this panel presented by Sword Circle, A service provider in authentic Medieval education and entertainment. Sword Circle will offer an introduction to historical swordsmanship combat from documented resources and manuscripts from as early as the 13th Century. This panel is great for learning about combat- and being able to see combat on stage! Q&A are always welcomed following the panel!
Indie Dev Contest / Civ 6 Auto-Play Raffle
Our amazing Indie devs are the life blood of our event, come watch us talk about the great games and announce the winners of 2023! Also Civ 6 raffle time! Come win free stuff.
Tournament - Smash Ult: Doubles Semi Finals / Finals
Duo Smash Bros. All The Way Across The Sky... does anyone even get this reference?