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Top 5 Gaming Panels From New York Comic Con x MCM Comic Con's Metaverse

You don't need a cheat code to access these panels.

Join your fellow gamers at NYCC x MCM’s Metaverse on October 8-11 for some great panels and interactive events! From workshops to live draws, to interviews with a legendary game developer, Metaverse has everything you need to scratch your gaming itch. Check out these panels and more on YouTube

1. Adult Swim and Polygon Play Tabletop Adventure Tigtone & the Never-Stopping Prophecy

Friday October 9 @ 9:30 PM - 10:30 PM EST

Experience a quest worth questing for! Join the creators of Tigtone, Andrew Koehler and Benjamin Martian, along with co-producer Blake Anderson and Polygon's Jenna Stoeber and Josh Rios for an inside look at the tabletop role playing game set in the fantastical world of Adult Swim's Tigtone.

2. “The Godfather of Gaming” - An Exclusive Conversation with Sid Meier

Saturday October 10 @ 11:50 AM - 12:20 PM EST

Join us for an exclusive talk with one of the most influential game changers in the industry.

For years, video games were regarded as just another form of mindless entertainment, devoid of meaning and entirely mechanical. Today, video games are significant cultural commodities and an acknowledged art form because of the contributions of video game giants. Watch as Sid Meier, the game designer and developer behind the Civilization series, discusses the tales of his video game pioneering in a sneak peek of his upcoming book release.

SID MEIER’S MEMOIR!: A Life in Computer Games (W. W. Norton & Company) takes fans through the life and legacy of one of the most influential creative forces in video game history. The memoir will dive into the challenges he faced and how he influenced the strategy game genre we know today. As part of New York Comic Con’s Metaverse, Sid Meier will also be joined in conversation by Soren Johnson (Lead Designer, Civilization IV), as they reminisce about the joys of creation, the excitement of expanding possibilities, and the very heart of playing video games—and of being human.

3. Cyanide and Happiness Draws Comics Live!

Saturday October 10 @ 8:15 PM - 9:00 PM EST

Join the creators, and writers of Cyanide & Happiness as they sit at home in their underwear drawing hilarious comics based on YOUR SUGGESTIONS! Laugh as they save on airfare and hotel accommodations! Marvel as they don’t have to ship any pallets across the country! Take solace in the lack of lines, free food (from your own fridge!) and easy access to restrooms! It’s going to be AWESOME! And if it’s not, IT WAS FREE! SO SHUT UP!

[Comics and discussion are often 18+ in that we draw butts and talk about butts and say every curse word we know.] 

4. Oxventure in Space! The Return of the Thing

Saturday October 10 @ 12:45 PM - 2:15 PM EST

The heroes of chaotic Dungeons & Dragons crew The Oxventurers Guild find themselves once again transported from the fantasy realm of D&D into the sci-fi setting of tabletop RPG Lasers & Feelings. Hop aboard the interstellar scout ship Raptor for this genre-swapping spin-off, with more lasers and feelings than ever before.

Oxventure is a UK-based D&D group formed of Andy Farrant, Ellen Rose, Jane Douglas, Luke Westaway and Mike Channell, seeking adventure and atonement under the auspices of dungeon master Johnny ‘Literally Everyone in the World’ Chiodini. Born in 2017 as a spin-off of YouTube gaming channels Outside Xbox and Outside Xtra, Oxventure took on a destructive life of its own for which Johnny, video boss of tabletop gaming site Dicebreaker, will surely be held responsible.

Join the cast of D&D crew Oxventure for a Q&A panel at Metaverse! The folks from YouTube channels Outside Xbox and Outside Xtra, along with Dicebreaker's Johnny Chiodini, will be answering your questions live in this special online panel with hardly any derailing whatsoever. Get your Q&A tickets here!

5. D&D: A Workshop with The McElroy Family

Sunday October 11th @ 4:00 PM EST

The Adventure Zone's Clint, Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy pass along tips and tricks on their family's favorite game: Dungeons & Dragons. They have lots of secrets they’re ready to share! Join them to improve your RPG skills a little, and probably laugh a lot. Have a question about D&D for the McElroy Family? Ask here!

If you’re unable to attend the workshop, it will be available for replay until Saturday 10/17 at 12 AM EST. Tickets must be purchased before Monday 10/12 @ 11:59 PM EST to access panel replay.

For more information about separately ticketed programming, click here.

Tickets for this workshop can be found here.

View the rest of the gaming panels on the schedule here! 

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    D&D Adventurers League with Baldman Games

    Download Discord and make sure to grab your D20! New York Comic Con x MCM Comic Con's Metaverse have teamed up with Baldman Games to create 4 full days of international friendly D&D play. Whether you are new to the game and want to give it your first shot or you've got more experience, there are opportunities for all to link up with the Metaverse community and play the world's biggest role playing game!

    Find more Adventurer info here!

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  • 30 minutes

    Fall Guys - Becoming #1 on Twitch & Beyond

    Fall Guys came out of nowhere to take over Twitch and social media with its cheery, Wipe Out-inspired take on battle royale. Polygon’s Brian David Gilbert interviews creators from Mediatonic to find out more about where Fall Guys came from, what they learned from having so many players at once, and what comes next.

    Love video games? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!

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  • JackBox - You Don't Know Jack With Pup Indigo

    Join the pride lounge in Discord to hang out and play some Jackbox!

    Join our discord server!

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  • 15 hours 59 minutes

    D&D Adventurers League with Baldman Games

    Download Discord and make sure to grab your D20! New York Comic Con x MCM Comic Con's Metaverse have teamed up with Baldman Games to create 4 full days of international friendly D&D play. Whether you are new to the game and want to give it your first shot or you've got more experience, there are opportunities for all to link up with the Metaverse community and play the world's biggest role playing game!

    Find more Adventurer info here!

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  • JackBox - Fibagge 3 With Pup Indigo

    Join the pride lounge in Discord to hang out and play some Jackbox!

    Join our discord server!

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  • 1 hour

    Adult Swim and Polygon Play Tabletop Adventure Tigtone & The Never-Stopping Prophecy

    Experience a quest worth questing for! Join the creators of Tigtone, Andrew Koehler and Benjamin Martian, along with co-producer Blake Anderson and Polygon's Jenna Stoeber and Josh Rios for an inside look at the tabletop role playing game set in the fantastical world of Adult Swim's Tigtone.
    Gaming
  • 15 hours 59 minutes

    D&D Adventurers League with Baldman Games

    Download Discord and make sure to grab your D20! New York Comic Con x MCM Comic Con's Metaverse have teamed up with Baldman Games to create 4 full days of international friendly D&D play. Whether you are new to the game and want to give it your first shot or you've got more experience, there are opportunities for all to link up with the Metaverse community and play the world's biggest role playing game!

    Find more Adventurer info here!

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  • 30 minutes

    The Godfather of Gaming – An Exclusive Conversation With Sid Meier

    Join us for an exclusive talk with one of the most influential game changers in the industry. For years, video games were regarded as just another form of mindless entertainment, devoid of meaning and entirely mechanical. Today, video games are significant cultural commodities and an acknowledged art form because of the contributions of video game giants. Watch as Sid Meier, the game designer and developer behind the Civilization series, discusses the tales of his video game pioneering in a sneak peek of his upcoming book release.

    SID MEIER’S MEMOIR!: A Life in Computer Games (W. W. Norton & Company) takes fans through the life and legacy of one of the most influential creative forces in video game history. The memoir will dive into the challenges he faced and how he influenced the strategy game genre we know today. As part of New York Comic Con’s Metaverse, Sid Meier will also be joined in conversation by Soren Johnson (Lead Designer, Civilization IV), as they reminisce about the joys of creation, the excitement of expanding possibilities, and the very heart of playing video games—and of being human.

    Get the book here!

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  • 15 minutes

    Dungeons & Dragons & Cooking!

    The authors of the new official D&D cookbook, Heroes' Feast, share how they developed recipes and culinary backstory from the different realms of the fantasy RPG. Join Michael Witwer, Kyle Newman, and Jon Peterson as they talk about their process and share some of the dishes featured in the new book.

    UK fans get the cookbook here!

    US fans get the cookbook here!

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes

    Oxventure in Space! The Return of the Thing

    The heroes of chaotic Dungeons & Dragons crew The Oxventurers Guild find themselves once again transported from the fantasy realm of D&D into the sci-fi setting of tabletop RPG Lasers & Feelings. Hop aboard the interstellar scout ship Raptor for this genre-swapping spin-off, with more lasers and feelings than ever before.

    Oxventure is a UK-based D&D group formed of Andy Farrant, Ellen Rose, Jane Douglas, Luke Westaway and Mike Channell, seeking adventure and atonement under the auspices of dungeon master Johnny ‘Literally Everyone in the World’ Chiodini. Born in 2017 as a spin-off of YouTube gaming channels Outside Xbox and Outside Xtra, Oxventure took on a destructive life of its own for which Johnny, video boss of tabletop gaming site Dicebreaker, will surely be held responsible.

    Join the cast of D&D crew Oxventure for a free live play and special separately ticketed Q&A panel here!

    Love D&D? Check out this other awesome Metaverse panel here!

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  • 2 hours

    Outside Xbox/Oxventure Q&A

    Join the cast of D&D crew Oxventure for a Q&A panel at Metaverse! The folks from YouTube channels Outside Xbox and Outside Xtra, along with Dicebreaker's Johnny Chiodini, will be answering your questions live in this special online panel with hardly any derailing whatsoever.

    If you’re unable to attend the live Q&A, it will be available for replay until Saturday 10/17 at 12am EST. Tickets must be purchased before Sunday 10/11 @ 11:59 EST to access panel replay.

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  • Let's Make Dice - D 20 Pride

    Join the pride lounge chat for crafts, this time it's making a large D20! Materials Needed: OakTag, Markers, Scissors, Pen, Glue Stick, Packaging Tape (All Items you can get at your local CVS)

    Join our discord server!

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  • 45 minutes

    Cyanide and Happiness Draws Comics Live!

    Join the creators, and writers of Cyanide & Happiness as they sit at home in their underwear drawing hilarious comics based on YOUR SUGGESTIONS! Laugh as they save on airfare and hotel accommodations! Marvel as they don’t have to ship any pallets across the country! Take solace in the lack of lines, free food (from your own fridge!) and easy access to restrooms! It’s going to be AWESOME! And if it’s not, IT WAS FREE! SO SHUT UP! [Comics and discussion are often 18+ in that we draw butts and talk about butts and say every curse word we know.]
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  • 15 minutes

    Blankos Block Party with James Groman, Pete Fowler & Junko Mizuno

    Some of the top names in vinyl toy design discuss the evolution of vinyl toy creation, why they're taking their art in-game with Blankos Block Party, and how blockchain empowers artists. Presented by Mythical.
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  • 1 hour

    Jackbox Games is back with the Jackbox Play Along area during NYCC x MCM Metaverse!

    Join us on the New York Comic Con x MCM Metaverse channel for the chance to play along in the audience during some rounds of your favorite Jackbox titles, including new games from The Jackbox Party Pack 7 (coming later this fall).
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  • 10 hours

    D&D Adventurers League with Baldman Games

    Download Discord and make sure to grab your D20! New York Comic Con x MCM Comic Con's Metaverse have teamed up with Baldman Games to create 4 full days of international friendly D&D play. Whether you are new to the game and want to give it your first shot or you've got more experience, there are opportunities for all to link up with the Metaverse community and play the world's biggest role playing game!

    Find more Adventurer info here!

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  • 25 minutes

    Day 4 Kick-Off Show!

    Our hosts Grace Randolph of YouTube Channel Beyond the Trailer and Jackie Izawa from Rooster Teeth are joined by Ed Book of (WB Games, Mortal Kombat) they chat and run down the day’s highlights. From panel discussion to famous faces, we’ll be covering it all as the sun begins to rise.

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  • 30 minutes

    BBC Studios | Doctor Who Maze Theory Game Exclusive

    Join Ingrid Oliver, Maze Theory’s Studio Director Russ Harding, writer Gavin Collinson and CEO of Kaigan Games, Azmi Shah, to reveal exclusive new Doctor Who adventures that form a trilogy of experiences across multiple gaming platforms.

    For all of the latest updates and news, check out the Doctor Who website.

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  • D&D | a workshop with the McElroy family

    The Adventure Zone's Clint, Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy pass along tips and tricks on their family's favorite game: Dungeons & Dragons. They have lots of secrets they’re ready to share! Join them to improve your RPG skills a little, and probably laugh a lot. If you’re unable to attend the workshop, it will be available for replay until Saturday 10/17 at 12 AM EST. Tickets must be purchased before Monday 10/12 @ 11:59 PM EST to access panel replay.
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  • JackBox - Quiplash 2 With Pup Indigo

    Join the pride lounge in Discord to hang out and play some Jackbox!

    Join our discord server!

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