As usual, the game convention will propose a "proto-zone" to test future games. The proto-zone will be dedicated to anyone who wants to present prototypes to a curious public.
Several illustrators from the world of games will be there for autographs (cards, roleplay games and board games). A new area is now dedicated to roleplay games. More than 180 gameplays will be organised during the whole week-end.
Don't forget our Troll d'Or, a competition about painting and sculpting figurines. Several competitions are planned.
Many publishers, clubs, associations, toys and specialized stores will be on the festival
Accustomed to the podiums of the most prestigious competitions, he works as an independent painter and sculptor since 2007. He works for professional studios but also for private associations. This year, he will be a member of the Troll d'Or 2017 jury. By the way he is the creator of the trophy which will be awarded to various artists at the festival.
François is the reference of the frenchspeaking roleplaying. He introduced this bizarre new way of playing to numberous young readers of Games and Strategy magazines and then Casus Belli. Later he crossed the Atlantic to work with the role-playing pope, the American Gary Gygax.
A few years later, he returned to France and started designing board games and writing scenarios for comic books, including Les Chroniques de la Lune Noire.
Loïc Muzy aka Green Cat is a graphic designer who has illustrated OrcQuest (the card game), Eden (the game of figurines), board games including Cardinal's Blades, Mythic Battle (both versions including the one with the figurines) Sang Rancune (Iello), but also the following role-plays: Bimbo, Cthulhu's Call at Sans-Détour ...
He will tell you about his latest role-playing project Macchiato Monsters.
Eric is a writer (L'Archipel des Nuées, Cheval de Troie), a stunt actor appearing in the serie of Vikings and a comic book writer (Les seigneurs de Cornwall, T3). He is an author and screenwriter of role plays (Star Drakkar, Post-Mortem : Donjonia, dK System, Studio Kortex, Le jeu d’aventures de Lanfeust et du monde de Troy, Archipels, Feng Shui...).
He worked in the role play for the XII singes, Di6dent magazine, Oriflam, John Doe, Soleil, Casus Belli and Annunaki. He has also scripted video games (Warhammer, Age of Reckoning Dark Age of Camelot: Labyrinth of the Minotaur, Silverfall).
Laureate as co-author with Entity for the contest of the Game National Center in 1992. In the following year, this game was edited and adapted by Ludodélire and the famous Tardi drew the cover.
He founded his publishing house Eclipse Vis Comica and published his own games and then games of others. His games have such an atmosphere that they brought a wind of delirium in the production of that time like The Tavern of the Unicorn, The Tavern of the Crypt, Fight (after Brawl), Paparazzi ...
Today Roland has stopped all publishing activities but continues to work as a 'gambling mercenary'. He has recently been a member of the Companion for the role-playing Oltree.
Olivier Trocklé, alias El Théo is a graphic designer and comic artist. Amateur of games with figurines (from Heroquest to Confrontation) and an experienced gambling player, he worked then on the collections of Extraordinary Worlds Studio, the 12 Singes on Solipcity, the Editions Sans-Détour on the Appel de Cthulhu , BP4P On Wushu and Pulp Fever on Luchadores.