UK Games Expo Schedule of Events


This weekend (21st-23rd August) the team will be attending UK Games Expo Online. This is normally the UK’s biggest board game convention, but with COVID-19 ongoing it has been switched to online. While we are sad to not be there in person, we are excited that people from all over the world can tune in and enjoy the event.

We have a lot of events scheduled throughout the weekend and would love to see you in chat to ask questions and learn more about what we’ve been up to and our plans for 2021. You’ll find us on stand 1820 in the virtual hall, and we have put together a schedule of when you can join us live in chat (all times are BST).

Friday 6pm: Welcome to UK Games Expo. Meet the team!
Join the team as we discuss what we’ve been up to over lockdown, what we’re working on AND what 2021 holds for Aconyte Books.

Friday 7pm: Special Announcement
Join Marc and Anjuli as they discuss an exciting new project the team have been working on.

Saturday 11am: Making Games into Novels

Join Marc Gascoigne and James Wallis for an informal fireside chat about their experiences turning games into novels.

Saturday 12-2pm: Lunchtime games and chat with the team
Join the team over on Facebook as we chat about our projects, enjoy a spot of lunch together, and play some games thanks to UK Games Expo and Tabletopia. Lottie will probably win them all

 
Saturday 2pm: New Book Reveal!
Join Anjuli Smith and David Guymer as they chat about his newest book, not yet announced, and we show off the cover for the first time! We’ll also be taking questions from the chat.
 
Saturday 4pm: Richard Lee Byers talks MARVEL
Join Anjuli Smith and Richard Lee Byers as they discuss his upcoming novel The Head of Mimir. This is the first in our new Legends of Asgard series and we’ll be taking questions from the chat.

Saturday 6-8pm: Aconyte Books Presents A Keyforge Live RPG
We are excited to share with you a first look at the exciting new Keyforge RPG from FFG. Anjuli is an experienced GM who will be taking the authors from our newest anthology Keyforge: Tales from the Crucible on an epic heist in Quantum City. This original story and the character sheets will also be available for free download after the show. Guests are David Guymer, Thomas Parrott, Tristan Palmgren, Robbie MacNiven & M K Hutchins.

Sunday 11am: Navigating RPG Lore
Are you intrigued by long-established RPGs with well-developed settings? Have you been excited by fans sharing their love for the fantastic geographies and incredible histories? Or is the complex mythology and enthusiastic fan base off-putting, a barrier to enjoying those richly detailed worlds? Panel discussion on IP lore, with Anjuli focusing on Legend of the Five Rings.

 
Sunday 12pm: Lunchtime games and chat with the team
Join the team over on Facebook as we chat about our projects, enjoy a spot of lunch together, and play some games thanks to UK Games Expo and Tabletopia.

Sunday 1-4pm: The Recycled Boy. Tales from the Loop Live play
Anjuli takes 5 kids back to the 80s that never was in a mystery tale from Free League. Using the Tales from the Loop system the game will run via Free League’s YouTube channel, make sure to set a reminder!

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