Special Guests



Famed game designer and legend in his own mind jim pinto of Post World Games makes the harrowing trip from the Pacific Northwest to showcase some of his amazing original games and gaming products and generally be a great guy for three very long days. Jim has had a long and storied career as a game designer with perhaps hundreds of credits and has written a wealth of excellent adventures (including the critically-acclaimed King for a Day and World’s Largest Dungeon) accessories (such as his creativity-boosting Toolcards), and original indie game such as Praxis and Protocol

Jim will be running game sessions throughout the weekend showcasing his innovative, story-driven roleplaying systems. Be sure to reserve your seats in advance and take advantage of this opportunity to game with a true luminary of the gaming industry:

PROTOCOL: Lady Winter - Friday, October 6th, 7:00 pm
PRAXIS: The Black Monk - Saturday, October 7th, 9:00 am
PROTOCOL: The Goblin - Saturday, October 7th, 1:00 pm

THE CARCASS: EXODUS: Medicine Run - Saturday, October 7th, 7:00 pm
PROTOCOL: Home - Sunday, October 8th, 1:00 pm

For a more in-depth look at Jim and what he's all about, check out his recent interview on Metagamers Anonymous.


Casey Christofferson has written for various publishers since the early 2000’s. He was an integral part of Necromancer Games’ earliest years where he added work to Rappan Athuk 2, supervised the “Raise the Dead” anthology, penned Aberrations, Ennie-nominated Feast of the Gobbler, Tower of Jhedophar, and co-authored Vampires and Liches, Bard’s Gate, and City of Brass. While working with Necromancer Games, he also struck up a friendship with Troll Lord Games, culminating in the Haunted Highlands Campaign Setting, Players Guide, and adventure sourcebooks. He worked on various iterations of the Book of Familiars, and was instrumental in the development of the Castle Keeper’s Guide for Castles & Crusades. Casey has authored various short stories including Tinsel the Christmas Elf. Casey is considered an “OK” pen and ink illustrator by a handful of his peers who are sometimes willing to pay him for his scribbles.

Casey returns to Tsunamicon for the third time this year. You can sign up for Casey’s featured game on Saturday afternoon and enjoy an exciting, yet-to-be-published old-school D&D scenario.
The Secret of Fire (OSR/D&D) – Saturday, October 7th, 1:00 pm

Mikey Mason is a comedy monster. A naughty cartoon character. An experiment gone wonderfully wrong. He explodes onstage with unfathomable energy, relentlessly pounding away at his audience with a wit as fast as his mouth, infectiously hilarious original songs, and his completely twisted world view. He’s the psycho stalker ex-boyfriend of comedy, except that you want to see him again. Mikey’s geek convention material is all focused on his hobbies and passions: sci-fi, fantasy, comic books, role-playing games, video games, cartoons, whatever. Admission is free with your TsunamiCon badge.

Mikey returns for his fourth consecutive year at TsunamiCon! In addition to his excellent stage show, VIG ticketholders have an exclusive opportunity to enjoy one of his famous RPG scenarios:
QAGS / Furry Ninja Pirate Victoriana Steampunk Space Opera with Robots and Magic – Sunday, October 8th, 1:00 pm

For questions about any of our guests and their appearance at TsunamiCon 2017, contact us at [email protected]..

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