PaizoCon 2019 – Industry Insider: How Do Ideas Become RPG Products?

Hello and welcome to the official PaizoCon 2019 Seminar Coverage in partnership with Paizo.

This Seminar is: Industry Insider: How Do Ideas Become RPG Products? with speaker Owen K.C. Stephens

There are many stages between someone having an idea for an RPG product, and a physical book or play aid being in someone’s hands. Ever wondered how the size of a book is determined? Who outlines it, and when? How does editing and layout work? Art orders? Printing? Come get the 101 on the process of making an RPG book.

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Ryan Costello

What started as one gamer wanting to talk about his love of a game grew into a podcast network. Ryan founded what would become the Know Direction Podcast network with Jason "Jay" Dubsky, his friend and fellow 3.5 enthusiast. They and their game group moved on to Pathfinder, and the Know Direction podcast network was born. Now married and a father, Ryan continues to serve the network as the director of logistics and co-host of Upshift podcast, dedicated to the Essence20 RPG system he writes for and helped design. You can find out more about Ryan and the history of the network in this episode of Presenting:

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