Guests & Attending Pros

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Jodi Black
Editor, Pinnacle Entertainment Group

Jodi Black is a multiple award-winning game book editor: The Savage World of Solomon Kane won a Silver ENnie award in 2008 for Best Production Value and Mysteries of the Hollow Earth won a Gold ENnie for Best Roleplaying Game Supplement in 2010. She works regularly with Pinnacle Entertainment Group and Exile Game Studio, and recently took on the challenge of helping Mythos Arcanum with their unreleased core rulebook. To date she has completed 22 editing projects in the RPG industry.

She is also President of Beautiful Brains Books and Games, which is an online- and convention-based retail store. She is married to Pinnacle Entertainment Group’s Savage Worlds Core Rules Brand Manager, Clint Black. She works both sides of the business—editing and retail—from her desk in the basement “cave,” enabling her to be a stay-at-home mom and übervolunteer in the community.

Trinity Black

Trinity Black is a rising star in the roleplaying game industry at only 12 years old. She ran her first convention game at MACE in 2009 when she was 9 and continues to offer Faery’s Tale RPG games at all the conventions her parents attend. Daughter to Clint Black (Pinnacle Entertainment Group’s Savage Worlds Core Rules Brand Manager) and Jodi Black (multiple award-winning RPG editor), she’s had an early start in publishing as an author for RPGirl Zine 2010, where she interviewed Christina Stiles, a game designer/editor for the Faery’s Tale RPG. She is also an aspiring actress who has been in films, on stage, and in a commercial, and plays the trumpet, French horn, and piano.

Bethany Black

Bethany Black ran her first convention game at MACE: West in 2010 and is 10 years old. She GMs the Warriors Adventure Game (available as a free download from www.warriorcats.com). She is daughter to Clint Black (Pinnacle Entertainment Group’s Savage Worlds Core Rules Brand Manager) and Jodi Black (multiple award-winning RPG editor). Bethany wants to be a veterinarian when she grows up, but like her sister, has an interest in acting. She has been in films, on stage, and in a commercial, and plays the piano.