Feb 032011
On the turning away.

Richard Pryor will wait a bit longer. Gabe and Tycho made statements today, and god dammit, I’m still no closer to sorting out exactly how I feel about everything. But I do know this much: They’ve both done their best this morning to effectively wash their hands of this whole thing and walk away, and we can’t let that happen. Their statements are a bit lengthy so I won’t replicate them here, but everyone should […]

Feb 022011
The Boys Club, part 2

Continued from previous post. Finally we have the main event. Penny Arcade and the Dickwolves. Those of you who know about this quite possibly saw it heading this way. Those of you who don’t, you’ll need some backstory. A whole lot of backstory. I’ll try to keep it short and relevant (but will possibly fail. my apologies). It all started on 11 August 2010 with this comic strip entitled “The Sixth Slave”:   I remember […]

PAX 2010, Day 3

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Sep 232010
PAX 2010, Day 3

We’ve had quite an adventure so far. You don’t want to just jump in at exciting finale; go read what came before: Day 0, Day 1, Day 2, Part 1, Day 2, Part 2. And now, the conclusion of PAX 2010.   Morning came to me at 8.30. We had nowhere particular to be. Our major goal for Sunday was a modest one: I had been around Rock Band 3 all weekend and had yet […]

Sep 222010
PAX 2010: Day 2, Part 2

If you’re just tuning in, here’s what you missed so far: the pre-con Day 0, PAX begins in Day 1, and the first of our two-part look at Day 2. And now, Day 2 Continues.   After lunch we had a decision to make. We were incredibly interested in the live D&D session with Penny Arcade’s Gabe and Tycho, PvP’s Scott Kurtz, and Wil Wheaton. Checking Twitter however, I saw that we were not alone […]

Sep 222010
PAX 2010: Day 2, Part 1

PAX has many days and many stories. Here’s our pre-con Day 0, and here’s all about Day 1. Please note that this post is hi-yuge, and quite pictoral. What’s more, it’s only actually the first half of Day 2. The second half will be coming later today.   The alarm went off at 7am. That probably sounds a little crazy for a vacation. I’d probably agree with you. I would definitely agree with you at […]

Sep 152010
PAX 2010: Day 1

To read about our pre-PAX vacation beginnings, check out my Day 0 write-up.       The first day of PAX began later than expected, thanks to my seeming inability to know the difference between “AM” and “PM” on my phone’s alarm. Luckily my internal clock is a little more aware of its surroundings and jolted me wide awake at 6.30, only a half-hour later than planned. I’d also correctly gauged my level of disorganization […]

PAX 2010: Day 0

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Sep 072010
PAX 2010: Day 0

It’s that time of year. The time when summer dies and gamers live, flocking to Seattle in the tens of tens of thousands. This was our second PAX; the first was so awesome that we knew before it had even finished that we’d want to do it all over again. There’s been a lot said about the PAX experience. “Home” is how it’s mostly described, and it’s definitely a feeling that can’t be overstated. I’m […]

PAX Jetwolfus

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Sep 012010

Yay for Roman-themed puns. Please enjoy it, as it’s probably the most interesting part of this post. Mike and I are headed for PAX tomorrow. Four days and three nights in glorious Seattle – much like glorious Portland only I don’t live there. We will be fully immersed in games and geekery such as the world has never seen. Consequently, no more posts to come this week. I know, I know, with my break-neck dedicated […]