Rook Riley was once a military linguist, burlesque-show bouncer, Krav Maga instructor and Department of Defense contractor. Current job titles are: Army vet, middle-school history teacher, parent, and short-story author. TL;DR: Combat vet, writer, game enthusiast, and linguistic badass.
Friday, June 7, 2019 8:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner A
The Veterans Roundtable was started at a regional NW convention by a dedicated fan who asked that the tradition be carried into any gathering of nerds whenever possible. SoonerCon welcomes all Military Veterans to a closed space for Veterans only to introduce themselves, talk openly about Life, the Universe, and Everything. All branches are welcome, all are brothers and sisters having served in the capacity we have, or currently are.
Saturday, June 8, 2019 4:00 p.m. | Location: Boomer B
Dungeons and Dragons: 45 Years Strong
D&D was first published in 1974, making it a venerable 45 years old. How has it changed over the years? How is it stronger than ever these days? Do you remember the "Satanic Panic" of the 80s? And what about that Tom Hanks movie?