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Announcing... Dungeons and Data Monsters at .conf20!

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Announcing...
Dungeons and Data Monsters at .conf20!

Update 10/23/2020: .conf20 and our 3 Dungeons & Data Monsters events are now over, but stay tuned to our Community Blog for news on fun opportunities like this in the future for our awesome community members!

TUNE IN LIVE on 10/19, 10/20, and 10/21 at twitch.tv/splunkinc 

What Is This?

This fun .conf20 ancillary event is a live-streamed online role playing game where members of our community and a few special celebrity guests will explore the fantasy world of the Splunk Cloudom and the Data Age Alliance and attempt to role play, solve puzzles, battle data monsters, and become Splunky Heroes of the Data Age Alliance! It most closely resembles a "one-shot" game of Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Edition, by Wizards of the Coast, and with our own Splunk-y spin on the fantasy setting, characters, quests, monsters, and more!

When Is It? How Can We Watch?

Update 10/23/2020: .conf20 and our 3 Dungeons & Data Monsters events are now over, but stay tuned to our Community Blog for news on fun opportunities like this in the future for our awesome community members! 

Join us for any or all three games, live-streamed on our Splunk, Inc. Twitch Channel!

  • Monday, October 19th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm Pacific Time
  • Tuesday, October 20th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm Pacific Time
  • Wednesday, October 21st from 6:30pm to 8:30pm Pacific Time

How can I play or participate?

Players for these games have already been selected, but you can still help our Splunk Community players! Just tune in to the live game on our Twitch Channel and listen for opportunities to help the players via live chat!

Additionally, shortly after .conf20, we’ll be publishing this one-shot style game back to the Splunk Community, so anyone will be able to download and play with your friends! 😊

Who are the players?

Stay tuned! We'll announce players soon on this post! 🙂 

Who are these Guest Celebrities?

You’ll have to tune in live to see! (… or as we get closer, we’ll probably start offering up some clues!)

Okay… but like… what is “Dungeons and Dragons”?

For more than 40 years, this game has garnered a cult-like following worldwide and across generations. And who better to help us explain it than Wizards of the Coast themselves:

The first Dungeons & Dragons game was played back when Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson chose to personalize the massive battles of their fantasy wargames with the exploits of individual heroes. This inspiration became the first fantasy roleplaying game, in which players are characters in an ongoing fantasy story. This new kind of game has become immensely popular over the years, and D&D has grown to include many new ways to vividly experience worlds of heroic fantasy.

The core of D&D is storytelling. You and your friends tell a story together, guiding your heroes through quests for treasure, battles with deadly foes, daring rescues, courtly intrigue, and much more. You can also explore the world of Dungeons & Dragons through any of the novels written by its fantasy authors, as well as engaging board games and immersive video games. All of these stories are part of D&D.

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This just in... our first celebrity guest player will be... FELICIA DAY!

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Felicia will be joining forces with our heroes on the first night, Monday, playing Galendia Glittermaniaor "GG" for short. Ain't no party like a Splunk Dungeons and Data Monsters party, heyyy!

A little more about Felicia...
Felicia Day is a professional actress who has appeared in numerous television shows and films. She is currently recurring on the CW show "Supernatural", and the SyFy series "The Magicians". Felicia recently made her mark as Mary Jane Watson on the latest Spider-Man animated series for Disney/Marvel and continues to push further in the animation & video game space.
 
However, Felicia is best known for her work in the web video world, behind and in front of the camera. She co-starred in Joss Whedon’s Internet musical “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog,” which was ranked in the “Top 10 Best TV of 2008” by Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly and People Magazine and won an Emmy in 2009. She also created and starred in the seminal web series “The Guild,” which ran for six seasons. “The Guild” won numerous awards for web video excellence,  garnering a PGA nomination for best web series in 2011. She expanded the brand into numerous merchandizing opportunities, including a hit comic book series with Dark Horse Comics. Recently, costume and props from the show were admitted to the Smithsonian American History collection as examples of early web media pioneering.
 
In 2012 Felicia created a funded YouTube channel and production company called Geek & Sundry. Since launching in April 2012, the channel has garnered over 1.7 million subscribers on YouTube, and over 30k on the livestreaming platform Twitch. In 2014, the company was sold to Legendary Entertainment. She has a massive loyal following with 2.7M followers on Twitter and 1.5M followers on Instagram and continues to maintain a strong presence in the world of tech & gaming.
 
A true multi-hyphenate, Felicia currently is working on developing her own creative projects for television and the web and continues to be active in the acting and voiceover space. She streams on Twitch weekly, and is working on a personal podcast.
 
Official Website: http://feliciaday.com/
Official Soundcloud/Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/feliciaday
Official Link for “The Guild”: http://watchtheguild.com/