May 18-20, 2018 | Calgary
How Do you Want to Do This? Whether you’re a #Critter or love Matt Mercer for his numerous voice acting roles, here’s some key campaigns and side quests to check out at Otafest! Catch autographs, photos, panels, workshops, performances and more!
Matt Mercer’s Panels
Critical Role, RPGs and the Tabletop Renaissance with Matthew Mercer!
Main Events, 3pm – 4pm
Lineup opens: 2pm
Come join Dungeon Master Matthew Mercer for a panel discussion on popular Dungeons & Dragons Twitch show Critical Role, the wonderful, growing community of tabletop geeks, and all other facets of gamer life.
Otafest Community Championship Overwatch FINALS – Commentated by Matt Mercer
Main Events, 12:00 High Noon – 1:00pm
Finals begin 11:00am, with Matt Mercer Spotlight to follow.
Lineup opens: 10am
Catch the Otafest Overwatch tournament finals, with special guest commentator Matt Mercer – the voice of McCree! Following the tournament’s triumphant finish, stick around for a spotlight on Matt Mercer!
Want to compete in the Overwatch Championship? Learn more here!
Community Panels – Friday
Persona 5: Phantom Thief Gameshow
Glen 205, 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Help the Phantom Thieves of Hearts find a new recruit for Mona! This is your chance to join the fight. But first things first, We’ve gotta test you. Can you handle the pressure?
Otafest Stream Team Live Play: Party Edition
Telus 103, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Be a part of the action! Join our stream team of Deo, G, Dylan, David, Dave, and Jess as they play through some multiplayer madness, live and on Twitch!
Synaptic Chaos Theatre – Late Night Dub Fight
Macleod E1, 9:30pm – 10:30pm
The masters of improv take on anime dubbing! Relive moments from your favourite cartoons, video games, movies, TV shows, and anime, in a new and hilarious light. The Late-Night Dub-Fight pits members of Synaptic Chaos Theatre and Guests against each other to find out who can “improve” classic clips by redubbing them live with their imposing improv skills. No one knows what show host Ian Horner has up his sleeves, or what the cast members will say in this all-out assault on your funny bone.
On the Mic Voice-Over Adventure
Glen 208, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Ever wondered what it is like to actually dub an anime? Join seasoned voice over professionals in an interactive panel in which you and room participants will learn the basics of dubbing. Participation of attendees is mandatory!
Attack on Titan, Finding the Bacement – Game Show
Telus 101, 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Calling all Cadets! The Survey Corp needs you to unlock the secret of the Bacement, collect the key and play your way through to win amazing prizes and unlock the secrets of the titans!
Free Play Gaming – Tabletop & Board Games
Macleod A – Boardgaming Area, 11:30am – 1:30pm, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Itching for some Dungeons & Dragons with your fellow Critters? Check out our gaming room and grab a table to run your own campaign! (space limited, first come first serve. We’ll have a variety of board games available but bring your own tabletop supplies!)
Zapp’s Spaceship of Love presents: Critical Fail!
Glen 201, 8:30pm – 9:30pm
Does nothing ever seems to go right, and everything seems to falls apart? Come join the Crew on a comedy/improv D&D adventure where nothing ever seems to go right, and everything seems to falls apart!
Free Play Gaming – Tabletop & Board Games
Macleod A – Boardgaming Area, 11:00am – 6:00pm
Itching for some Dungeons & Dragons with your fellow Critters? Swing by our gaming room and grab a table to run your own campaign! (space limited, first come first serve. We’ll have a variety of board games available but bring your own tabletop supplies!)
Local Voice Actor Round Table Panel
Glen 208, 11:00pm – 12:00am
Calgary’s locals voice actors discuss topics and take your questions about the industry!
Red Dragon Inn – Gaming
Macleod A – Boardgaming Area, 3:00pm – 6:00pm
What happens after the adventurers have completed their battles and quests in the dungeons and now want the treasure all for themselves? If you like board games or tabletop gaming, come try your hand at Red Dragon Inn! Register for this gaming round anytime throughout the day in Macleod A – space is limited.
Overwatch Boot Camp
Glen 203, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Are you stuck in an infinite SR loop? Join the Overwatch Boot Camp, and let experienced players show you how to climb the leaderboard efficiently with the power of knowledge.
Flying to Calgary?
Air Canada offers a 10% discount on flights for Otafest attendees! Please register here for the discount code.