It gives me great pleasure to announce that the 2018 SciWorld Online Convention will be hosted by 2017 Squiddie winner Bravo Fleet & 2013 Squiddie winner Star Army on Saturday, July 28th! Obviously, we’re changing things up a bit this year. We’re holding SciWorld in the summer instead of the spring and you get two hosts for the price of one (actually, it’s still free).
If you’ve never heard of SciWorld, it’s a time when the entire simming and online roleplaying community comes together for one day in online chat rooms for engaging discussions, interactive trivia games, and live chat role plays. In short, we share ideas, information, and energy! Bravo Fleet & Star Army are on point to plan, advertise, and execute the festival. Indeed, it takes a lot of work to make SciWorld happen! Continue reading SciWorld ’18 is July 28th
What a FallFest, indeed! A veteran simmer friend of mine even commented that it was the best FallFest or SciWorld ever held. Believe me when I say that’s a high compliment coming from a distinguished individual! For those who may have unfortunately missed FallFest, a week ago, we had a day full of provocative discussions, live role plays, and interactive trivia games. Attendance and energy was phenomenal throughout. It’s a real testament to the power of our broader community. And as FallFest always is, it was a blast!
I’d like to personally thank everyone who had a part in making FallFest 2017 happen–everyone from chair Zachary O’Connell and his leadership team at Bravo Fleet to the event hosts to anyone who had a role behind the scenes, be it IT support, graphics design, advertising, simply inviting a friend, or something else I’m not thinking of. You guys rocked it! Finally, I’d also like to thank everyone who attended and participated. Without you bringing your energy & ideas, there would be no FallFest.
See everyone at FallFest 2018 in about a year. Continue reading What a FallFest!
In case you live under a rock and haven’t yet heard, FallFest VII is on Saturday. That’s right, on December 9th at 2:30 pm GMT (London), 8:30 am EST (New York), 5:30 am PST (San Francisco), we’ll officially kick off the 2017 Simming Fall Festival. Click here to see the current line up of events and how to join the festivities. Zachary O’Connell and his leadership team from Bravo Fleet and other clubs have quite the extravaganza scheduled for us.
It doesn’t matter if you’re into Star Trek, Star Wars, Dr. Who, or something else entirely. Or if you prefer chat sims, play by e-mail, or message boards. If you’re a simmer or online role player of any persuasion, there will be something there for you! So what do you really get out of FallFest? Here are 4 reasons you should attend on Saturday:
- You’ll get to rub elbows with many prominent members of our community. In fact, some of the most successful and influential role players and simming leaders in history will be attending and facilitating events. Learn from the best!
- You’ll hear about the latest and most innovative techniques and strategies for leading a successful role play. Indeed, there will be multiple events dedicated to running better games. Discover what’s working for others now!
- You’ll be able to role play with others from different clubs and genres. With a diverse set of hosts and settings, you’ll experience a wide range of concepts and ideas. Challenge the simming norms and help break barriers!
- You’ll have fun! All simmers and online role players, regardless of rank or club affiliation, are invited to attend and participate. There’s no way to energize your sim than to come back with a fresh perspective.
See you there!
It gives me great pleasure to announce that 2017 Squiddie winner Bravo Fleet will be hosting FallFest VII on December 9th, 2017! Bravo Fleet’s own Zachary O’Connell will serve as the chairman. Bravo Fleet is a fantastic club with a storied history. We have no doubt that they’ll put on an absolutely wonderful festival a month from today. Oh yeah, Zachary O’Connell’s pretty cool too!
If you’ve never heard of FallFest (officially the Ongoing Worlds Fall Festival), it’s a time when the entire simming and online roleplaying community comes together for a few short hours in online chat rooms for engaging discussions, interactive trivia games, and live chat role plays. In short, we share ideas, information, and energy! Zachary and Bravo Fleet are on point to plan, advertise, and execute the festival. Indeed, it takes a lot of work to make FallFest happen! Continue reading FallFest VII. December 9th. Be there.
Earlier this year, we asked the simming & online role playing community to nominate their very best for our pinnacle award, the Ongoing Worlds Medal for Superior Online Role Playing (affectionally known as the Squiddie). You responded with 19 nominations for 17 different people, games, and clubs. And my what an outstanding group it was! The consistent high-caliber of the nominees made our job of picking winners extremely difficult. For that reason, I want to personally thank everyone for providing us such a great group to choose from… even though it made our job more challenging.
If you recall, Squiddies are awarded to only one person, one game, and one club each year. The prizes come in three categories (Excellence in Role Playing, Originality & Innovation, and Facilitating the Community Experience) and are awarded primary for actions during the prior calendar year. In this case, 2016. Without any further ado, here are your 2017 Ongoing Worlds Medal for Superior Online Role Playing Laureates… Continue reading Congratulations to our 2017 Squiddie Award Winners!