Gauntlet Con Big Thread! The Announcements Collection

This is a big thread of all of the announcement emails I send to our mailing list. To sign up for the mailing list, check out https://www.gauntlet-rpg.com/gauntlet-con-2019.html.

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Tuesday, Sept 10

Hi All:

This is the first of our announcement emails for Gauntlet Con 2019. I’ll be cross-posting this to the Gauntlet Forums and Gauntlet Slack, so if you’re a member in those places, you should feel free to check out this information there.

Gauntlet Con Information

If you haven’t heard yet, Gauntlet Con 2019 is entirely online and will take place from Thursday, Oct. 24 to Sunday, Oct. 27. As an online con, we’re recruiting Gamemasters and guests from across the world, from London to Berlin to Adelaide to Manila to Southern California to Brooklyn. We’d love to have you join us!

Gauntlet Con Access

If you’d like to come to Gauntlet Con this year, check out this Gauntlet Forums post on how to get admission. First access to registration will go to anyone who’s signed up as a Gauntlet Patron by Monday, Sept. 23, as well as our volunteers and guests.

Gauntlet Con Guests

We started announcing guests today (Tuesday, Sept. 10). I’m a big fan of all of our guests, and we’re excited for you to learn more about them. You can read their bios on The Gauntlet Con 2019 page and see what they’re running on the big thread of Gauntlet Con guests on Gauntlet Forums. I’ll also try to update you once a week with who we’ve announced.

Call for Diverse GMs

Gauntlet Con is looking to expand our schedule by about 10 more games, and we want to hold these spaces for GMs who are people of color, LGBTQIA+/queer identified, or women. You can read about this call here.

The Gauntlet

The Gauntlet is an online Tabletop RPG community. You can read about:

Tuesday, Sept 17

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Just a couple of announcements this week…

Guests!

We’re in the middle of our guest announcements process, and you can see the guests we’ve announced so far on our Gauntlet Con site or the guest thread on Gauntlet Forums.

So far, we’ve announced: Diogo Nogueira, Sharang Biswas, Abigail LaLonde, Storybrewers (Hayley and Vee), Ben Laurence, GMDK (David, Fiona, Camilla, and Vivien), James Mendez Hodes, and Jahmal “Mad Jay” Brown. More coming between now and registration starting.

See the Calendar

Our event creators are still adding their games to the registration site, but you can check out the 117 games already on the calendar here:

https://gauntlet-con.firebaseapp.com/calendar

While there, go ahead and sign into the site with your Google ID! This will speed up the registration process for everyone who’s a Patreon supporter.

How to Register!

Gauntlet Con 2019 registration begins at 5 PM Eastern/NYC/Toronto Time on Saturday, Sept. 28.

To be ready to register, you need to complete two steps:

  1. Support The Gauntlet on Patreon by Sept. 23! People who back us after that point may not be able to register on Sept. 28.
  2. Log into the registration site with a Google ID. Even if you are a Patreon supporter, we cannot approve you as an attendee until after you log into the registration site at least once. Your logging in is the only way we have to create your account on the registration site.

I know this can be a bit of a hassle, but this will ensure you can register when registration opens!

The Gauntlet Con Basics Review!

Gauntlet Con is an entirely online convention that runs from Oct. 24 through Oct. 27.