“This year I am particularly excited to be asked to run a one-shot of Epidiah Ravachol’s award-winning horror-based game, Dread. The game will be played live onstage in ICC 101 and streamed to GenCon’s Twitch channel. Most importantly, we’ll be fundraising for The Trevor Project: a not-for profit that focuses on suicide prevention efforts among LGBTQIA+ youth. The audience will have the opportunity to donate in order to affect what happens in-game, so it should be a really fun and entertaining evening!”
Cate’s popular DnD character, Newt Inline, will be making a triumphant return to the stage on Friday at 12pm for the Stars of TikTok Dungeons and Dragons One Shot. “It’s an incredible group of creators- I’ll be sharing the stage with Markeia McCarty, Haley Whipjack, Nur-D, OneShotQuesters, Erik Gude, Kurt Wise, ThatGreyGentleman and our DM, Dicecream Sandwich.
Prior to her advocacy work, Osborn held the position of Entertainment Director at Fairburn’s Georgia Renaissance Festival, and was an actor and teaching artist at the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, VA. She holds two master’s degrees in Shakespeare and a BFA in Theatre, and, after a formal ADHD diagnosis at age 30, now prioritizes educating others on the importance of maintaining mental health while also struggling with the ups & downs of depression.