Programming

ConFABulous offers a single high quality track of programming of interest to LGBTQ+ fans of fantasy and science fiction, comics, horror, and gaming. Take a look at the programming for ConFABulous 2021 below:

Please note that all panels are streaming live on our YouTube channel. A full playlist can be found here.

What Have You Read Over the Last Year?

10:00AM - 11:00AM

Panelists: TBA

North Country Gaylaxians Book Club has continued to read an LGBTQ+ SF/F book every month, and we know that a lot of people have stepped up their reading and participation in virtual book clubs. What have you read, and was it good?

Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/zAxHp1gHnGY

Media Tie-Ins with Games

11:30AM - 12:30PM

Panelists: Catherine Lundoff, John Till

Catherine Lundoff writes media tie-ins for games, among other things, and specifically for Onyx Path Publishing's World of Darkness series. She's written stories for the 20th Anniversary Edition of Vampire the Masquerade, the 20th Anniversary Edition of Wraith, and, as of today, a story that became a game scenario for Ghost Hunters. She is eager to discuss media tie-ins and horror game writing.

Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ot3m0WbnlP4

Hot Robin Covers - and Loki

1:30PM - 2:30PM

Panelists: Jason Tucker, Lyda Morehouse

Exploring the New LGBTQ+ characters in mainstream comics and TV series based on the comics. What's queer, what's not so queer, and what's good?

Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/GICeYY3geLE

How Did You Get Your Gaming Fix During the Pandemic?

3:00PM - 4:00PM

Panelists: TBA

What worked ad what didn't? What are you going to keep doing that you started in the pandemic? What games were you excited about this year? What games worked well this year and which ones didn't?

Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/GKMFCdjGTpY

What's Queer and Good in New TV Series?

4:30PM - 5:30PM

Panelists: Don Kaiser, Catherine Lundoff

Includes Picard (second season), Lord of the Rings, Wheel of Time, Foundation Trilogy, Black Widow, Legends of Tomorrow, Killjoys, Batwoman, etc.!

Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Ww56aELkFyc

Ask a DM: Level-Up Time!

7:00PM - 8:00PM

Panelists: Don Kaiser

Our ever-popular panel in which people talk about their experiences as Dungeon Masters/Game Masters and answer people's questions about how to offer engaging and effective roleplaying experiences.

Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/M3fAwhMjhtc

An Expanded Universe After All

8:30PM - 9:30PM

Panelists: Jason Tucker

How is the Star Wars universe changing with all the new TV series, movies, and comics?

Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/gpyawnD5PSA

Replays from ConFABulous 2020

Want more? Take a look at our virtual programing from 2020 to get an idea of what to expect:

Cartoons: Not Like Saturday Morning Used to Be

1:30PM - 2:30PM

Panelists: Kathryn Sullivan, Larry Sanderson

A panel about the cartoons The Legend of Korra, Steven Universe, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, and The Owl House.

Watch Replay on YouTube: https://youtu.be/pOpHtsn36R8

More Queer Trek: Discovery, Picard, and the Lower Decks

3PM - 4PM

Panelists: John Till, Lyda Morehouse, Erik Mornes, B.C. Holmes

Discuss the new, the queer, the exciting in the new Star Trek.

Watch Replay on YouTube: https://youtu.be/HYvq7st8ad0

Ask a DM/GM Panel

4:30PM - 5:30PM

Panelists: Don Kaiser, Chris Severin

Our celebrated Ask Me Anything panel on gamemastering.

Watch Replay on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Dglf_NnF-dw

Queer Gaming Groups

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Panelists: John Till, Don Kaiser

What is it like, how is it different to run all-LGBTQ gaming groups? Have you had that experience?

Watch Replay on YouTube: https://youtu.be/RQpMGmz2Hw0

Improv Exercises for Writers, Gamemasters, and Other World-Builders

8PM - 9PM

Panelists: James Satter

Workshop with improvisational exercises participants can use to enhance brainstorming and creative-thinking, particularly for those involved in creative writing and world-building in RPGs. No acting experience needed. 8 persons max per session.

Watch Replay on YouTube: https://youtu.be/gUNWuvipM1k

Reading to Survive the Pandemic; Survive by Reading!

9:30PM - 10:30PM

Panelists: Jason Tucker, Joe Agee, and interested others

A round robin Zoom session discussion of what you've been reading during the pandemic.

Watch Replay on YouTube: https://youtu.be/BbS_UBaU-js