2022 Panel Schedule

Here’s the online version of this year’s SAHCon schedule! Remember: The convention starts at 9:45am EST on July 16th, and follows an Eastern Time schedule!

Here’s a handy dandy time zone converter if you need it!

Below is the map of Saturday’s events, and below that you can find the description for each panel! Don’t forget to check out our Friday Expo on June 11th as well!

FULL VERSION OF SCHEDULE MAP HERE

10:30 AM EST

Opening Ceremonies

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM, YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/sahcon)

Good morning, afternoon, and night! We start off the fourth year of SAHCon with a morning chat and introduction to the day’s events and activities!

Hosted by: SAHCon Staff

11:00 AM EST

Play SBURB in Discord!

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM, Discord (Panel Hall 1)

Come join Camyosh and DocZane to learn how to play Pestercord, a discord bot game designed to simulate a SBURB session with Alchemy, Strife, and land exploration entirely within Discord. After the panel, feel free to join the public instance of the game that is hosted alongside SAHCon!

Hosted by: Camyosh, DocZane

SAHCon 2022 Fan Album

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM, YouTube (www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLVPksDNDX4)

Wake up and celebrate one of the Homestuck fandom’s fondest traditions with an exciting selection of music from a variety of Homestuck fan musicians!

Hosted by: SAHCon Staff

11:00 AM EST

Meet the Beta Trolls

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Discord (Panel Hall 2)

A video stream where the Beta Trolls argue, scheme, flirt, and answer your questions!

Hosted by: Alternian Historical Reenactment Society

11:30 AM EST

Wayward Wikis and Webcomics

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Twitch (https://twitch.mjl.wiki/)

Homestuck and Wikipedia have a lot more in common than you might think. What can we learn from engaging with both? YouTuber MJL (Madison Junketeer Lemonsnout) will teach you everything you need to know about wikis, all of the connections between Homestuck and Wikipedia there are.

CW: Clowns

Hosted by: MJL

12:00 PM EST

Flare’s CSS Tutorial: Beyond BBcode

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, Discord (Panel Hall 2)

Ever wondered how your favorite webcomics look so good outside of their art? Wrestled with MSPFA (or your own site or godforbid AO3’s) text editors to no avail? Mystified by acronyms and terrible online guides and incomprehensible programmer jargon, and just want to hear a person talk about this stuff?  Come learn the basic basics of CSS with Flare (from Flare’s CSS Textboxes) and co., and add that little bit of spice to make your fanfic or fancomic stand out!

Hosted by: Flare, EtchJetty

1:00 PM EST

Writing for Fan Games 2: The Prequel

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Discord (Panel Hall 1)

Interested in learning more about writing for fan games? Want to learn more about the decisions and process that go into writing interactive narratives? Join Jonaya Riley (Friendsim 2), Anna Marcus (Friendsim 2, DistantQuest), and Momo (Act 8, Friendsim 2) as they answer your questions LIVE!

Hosted by: Jonaya Riley, Momo, Anna Marcus

1:30 PM EST

Cosplay for the Modern Homestuck

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, Discord (Panel Hall 2)

Cosplaying Homestuck, in my 2022? This panel will offer resources on how to craft homestuck cosplays using modern advancements in body paint, transfer paper, and more! Sharing stories and experiences cosplaying homestuck is also encouraged!

Hosted by: Morgo

2:30 PM EST

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2:30 PM – 3:00 PM, Discord (Panel Hall 1)

A new challenger appears?

Hosted by: ???

3:00 PM EST

Classpecting Crash Course

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM, Twitch (https://twitch.tv/serenefalconer)

Learn about the basics of the classes and aspects, and how you can learn about yourself through the in depth system of classpecting that homestuck provides us!

Hosted by: sereneFalconer

DeMystifying Sburb

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM, Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/npc_arts)

Sburb is weird, It’s weird and nobody understands. Except US! We’re breaking down Sburb to it’s bare essentials by explaining the game’s mechanics, explaining what makes Sburb tick, and finally figuring out how the fuck ectobiology works.

Hosted by: Kit, Mike

3:30 PM EST

Let’s Read Homestuck Team Hangout

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM, Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/voiceovernexus)

It’s the cast and crew of Let’s Read Homestuck! Don’t ask us when the next episode is and you will be welcome to hang out, ask us questions and listen to silly shenanigans.

Hosted by: Voxus

4:30 PM EST

Simple Idle: Breaking Down the Process of a Hiveswap Animation

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/pi3tron)

Wanna animate your troll like in Hiveswap? I can guide you through it! Animating can be a challenging process but if you know how to break it down, it can be fairly easy. Join a  professional animator in getting your troll to move and look spiffy.

Hosted by: Leomming

Sweet Bro and Hella Jeff: Full Timeline and Narrative Analysis

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM, YouTube (https://youtu.be/mt5pwB-pOJk)

The Intricacies of Sweet Bro and Hella Jeff, critically acclaimed comedy webcomic, have for too long been buried under its cultural perception. No longer! Join Molten and ET, Hosts of the GrubCast, as they lay bare the deeper meanings and secret hidden lore of SBAHJ, all collected into one convenient easy to read linear timeline! Prepare yourself for an infusion of knowledge – the likes of which you’ve never seen before.

CW: Discussion of gaslighting and abuse, attempted suicide 

Hosted by: Molten

5:30 PM EST

Karkat Goes to another “Karkat Goes to a Convention” Convention Panel

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Discord (Panel Hall 2)

A relaxing and laidback Karkat Goes to a Convention Q/A panel.

Hosted by: Cole

6:00 PM EST

A Brief Guide to Fantrolls

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Discord (Panel Hall 1)

Want to know what makes Homestuck such a great setting for OCs? This is a panel all about fan-created trollsonas – their origins, their popularity, and their place in the Homestuck universe.

Hosted by: Sarah Z, Lady Emily

7:00 PM EST

The Genius and Influence of the Homestuck OST

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM, YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ph9qBXnU1IU)

EnderSlime and WindyMusix discuss the Homestuck OST and all of its details in an 8-Bit Music Theory-style breakdown, while also highlighting individual composers and even fan albums to shed light on musicians and soundtracks in media and their importance in art spaces.

Hosted by: Ender, Windy

7:30 PM EST

Alternia Revisited (18+)

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM, Twitch (twitch.tv/follyhodge)

A reframing of Alternia as a riff upon racist and homophobic fantasies.

CW: Discussion of racism, homophobia, and transphobia. Censored depiction of slurs.

Hosted by: mmmmalo

8:00 PM EST

So You Wanna Make an Online Con?

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Discord (Panel Hall 1)

Ever wondered what goes into making a virtual convention? Possibly interested in starting your own? Join SAHCon Director YoitsCro, the founder of one of the first all-virtual conventions as they explain the hard work, organizational skill, and sheer unwillingness to adhere to a normal sleep schedule that go into creating and running a virtual convention.

Hosted by: YoitsCro

9:00 PM EST

Daraya’s Punk Band: The Musical

9:00 PM – 10:30 PM, YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/articulatelyComposed)

One night only! Everyone’s favorite revolutionary troll punk band is playing in a remote warehouse in Outglut, and you’re invited! Come see Daraya, Tyzias, Chixie, and Mallek play all new Hiveswap parodies while they tell you their stories, from class struggle to relationship drama to the neverending urge to make a difference. Stick around at the end for a talkback with the cast and crew!

CW: Some sexually suggestive dialogue and lyrics

Hosted by: articulatelyComposed

9:30 PM EST

Cartoon Block: Dirk’s an Alicorn and the Werehog is Grimdark

9:30 PM – 11:00 PM, Discord (Panel Hall 1)

A panel discussing the connections between Homestuck and other animated media, including Steven Universe, Sonic the Hedgehog, and more! Jan and Cro shoot the shit and discuss narrative and thematic connections, theoretical classpects, references back to Homestuck, and – of course – shipping!

Hosted by: YoitsCro, Jan Aponte

10:00 PM EST

Homestuck and The Self: Philosophy and Time Travel

10:00 PM – 11:30 PM, YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=al7hhp8SsJE)

A discussion of the times in Homestuck when guys meet themselves and what that means for us, here in the meat world.

Hosted by: Jojo “Funk” McLovin

10:30 PM EST

Daraya’s Punk Band: The Musical – Cast & Crew Talkback

10:30 PM – 11:00 PM, YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/articulatelyComposed)

A chance to ask the cast and crew of Daraya’s Punk Band: The Musical questions related to the musical and its production!

Hosted by: DBP The Musical Cast & Crew

11:00 PM EST

SAHCON RAVE

11:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Discord (SAHCon Radio)

A rave hosted by ANTICORE2K! Dubstep, Riddim, Drum N’ Bass, and all betwixt! Hosted in the SAHCon Discord!

Hosted by: ANTICORE2K!

12:00 AM EST

Closing Ceremonies

12:00 AM – 12:15 AM, YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/sahcon)

Time to wrap things up for the year!

Hosted by: SAHCon Staff