PAX Unplugged 2019, the tabletop-only show in the international series of PAX events, rolls into the Pennsylvania Convention Center December 6 to 8.
The 2019 schedule features a star-studded lineup of notable celebrities and creators. The festivities kick off on Friday, Dec. 6 at 10:00 AM with a Fireside chat hosted by Penny Arcade’s Jerry Holkins with Eric Lang, designer of Blood Rage, Rising Sun, and tabletop adaptations of Cyberpunk 2077, Bloodborne, XCOM, A Game of Thrones, Warhammer, Star Wars, The Godfather, and more.
New York Times bestselling author Patrick Rothfuss will host a Worldbuilders Charity Event panel, playing a live game of Call to Adventure on Friday, Dec. 6 at 5:00 PM and showcase its expansion The Name of the Wind, based on Rothfuss’ beloved fantasy series.
Travis McElroy, co-host of My Brother, My Brother, and Me, and The Adventure Zone podcast will also participate in PAX Unplugged panels.
Fans of live D&D can see live performances from Penny Arcade’s own Acquisitions Incorporated and The C Team. The best pen and paper podcasts return to PAX Unplugged, with live recordings of Shut Up & Sit Down, The Dice Tower, and more.
Attendees also have opportunities to engage in panels with their favorite creators including Wizards of the Coast, Cards Against Humanity, Kobold Press, and many more.
“When I look at my game shelf, the name 'Eric Lang' is on a lot of these boxes,” said Jerry Holkins, co-founder, Penny Arcade and PAX. “I can't wait to join him on the PAX Unplugged stage, for a chance to talk about his past, present, and future.”
Along with a busy schedule, PAX Unplugged 2019 features its biggest expo hall yet, hosting massive freeplay areas and more than 250 exhibitors to go along with, including Wizards of the Coast (Dungeons and Dragons, Magic the Gathering), Games Workshop (Warhammer), Steve Jackson Games (Munchkin), Asmodee (Fantasy Flight, Catan), and more.