Toronto's tabletop game design convention

ProtoTO is a weekend-long event where designers test their tabletop games including card, board and role-playing games. This convention gives new and established designers the opportunity to accelerate their design iteration process. The convention is a great way to connect with the gaming community whether you are a designer, playtester, publisher, or gaming enthusiast!

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Friday, September 29 – Sunday, October 1, 2017

Friday

5:30 PM:
Doors (and bar!) open

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM:
“Making Games to Change the World”
with Scott Nicholson

8:15 PM – 9:00 PM:
Games Showcase A

9:15 PM – 10:00 PM:
Games Showcase B

10:00 PM – 11:00 PM:
Open gaming and ProtoTO Partay!

11:00 PM – 2:00 AM:
ProtoTO Afterparty at Smash Ping Pong Lounge

Saturday

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM:
“A Crash Course in Game Manufacturing” with Ben Rosset and Alex Corrao, Panda Game Manufacturing

10:45 AM: Raffle draw

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Session 1

1:15 PM – 3:15 PM: Session 2

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM:
Lunch break (Open Gaming)

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Session 3

6:00 PM: Bar opens!

6:15 PM – 8:15 PM: Session 4

8:15 PM: Raffle draw

8:15 PM – 11:00 PM:
Open gaming and ProtoTO Partay!

11:00 PM – late:
ProtoTO Afterparty at Boxcar Social

Sunday

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM:
“How to Turn Your Gaming Passion into a Gaming Career” with Scott Gaeta

10:45 AM: Raffle draw

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Session 5

1:15 PM – 3:15 PM: Session 6

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM:
Lunch break (Open Gaming)

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM:
“Yes, And…” with designer Sen-Foong Lim (Junk Art, Akrotiri)

5:45 PM:
Raffle draw and closing remarks

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ralph Thornton Centre

765 Queen Street East

 


 

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Special Guests

Christopher Chung

Designer (Lanterns: The Harvest Festival)

Scott Nicholson

Speaker

Sen-Foong Lim

Designer (Junk Art, Akrotiri), Speaker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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