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Maryland STEM Festival Podcast Features Rick Williams - a Developer of the NCF Amanita Whitehat Online Game Series

In September 2023, the Maryland STEM Festival Podcast featured online game developers - including Rick Williams of LAN Line Games - one of the developers of the NCF's Amanita Whitehat series of online cybersecurity games. During the podcast, Rick discusses the trials and tribulations of being an independent game developer in Baltimore and his National Cryptologic Foundation and LAN Line games.

2023 MD STEM Festival - Kicks off on Oct 12th - Join Us!

The NCF will be at the Maryland STEM Festival Opening Ceremony on October 12th at Howard Community College in Columbia, MD, where we will showcase our cybersecurity computer games. The Opening Event for the 9th Annual Festival will include a variety of fun presentation and STEM activities focusing on this year’s theme STEM-ertainment. There will be plenty of activities involving eSports and Video Games, including Firaxis and the Baltimore Chapter of Independent Game Developers Association. This is a free event for all ages.

The 2023 STEM Festival will take place from October 13 - November 11. Get more details at

Opening Night Where & When:

Howard Community College -  Science, Engineering, and Technology Building
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia Maryland 21044
October 12, 2023
6:00-8:00 pm