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Conventions

4, September 2017

San Francisco Comic Con 2017

Hi everyone! This Labor Day weekend was the second annual San Francisco Comic Con. If you recall from my post last year, the first version of this con was a complete logistical nightmare. The hotel was not the correct venue, we had no cell signal, and people were everywhere. We were concerned until we sawRead More …

28, April 2017

Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017

This past weekend was Silicon Valley Comic Con,¬†held at the San Jose Convention Center. In its second year, I was hoping they learned from their mistakes. It was very chaotic and cramped last year, the food situation was a mess, and the lines getting in/out were a nightmare. They fixed all of those issues. ItRead More …

12, March 2017

Emerald City Comic Con 2017

Hi everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything, and one day I’ll be better about that. But for now, here is my review and experience at this year’s Emerald City Comic Con. Emerald City Comic Con (http://www.emeraldcitycomicon.com/) takes place in Seattle, this year at the beginning of March. It’s 3.5 days celebrating allRead More …

30, October 2016

PRGE 2016

Hello again! This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the annual Portland Retro Gaming Expo (or PRGE for short). The expo is a long weekend of video gaming, free play arcade, and all things retro. There are panels with Atari programmers and bloggers, along side the world championship of Tetris, next to originalRead More …

5, September 2016

San Francisco Comic Con

Hi everyone! This weekend we went to the first comic con in San Francisco in a long time. While there are cons in Oakland, San Jose, Sacramento, and other nearby locations, the city itself hasn’t seen one since the WonderCon days. The two and half day show was in the heart of downtown at theRead More …

22, May 2016

Google I/O 2016

Hi all! While I usually write about comic conventions, there was a technical convention that I was lucky enough to attend this past week. I’ll try not to get too much into the weeds on the various talks, but, if you’re interested, message me, and we can talk about code and nerdiness. Google holds anRead More …

12, April 2016

Emerald City Comic Con 2016

This past weekend was the amazing Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, Washington. This year, the con was expanded to a fourth (!) day. Three full days and a half day on Thursday. It sounds like a lot, and it was. I won’t have any trouble sleeping tonight. Day 1: We arrived Wednesday before dinnerRead More …

26, March 2016

Silicon Valley Comic Con

This past weekend was the first annual Silicon Valley Comic Con, taking place at the San Jose Convention Center. Hosted by Steve Wozniak and friends, the event was branded as the first office comic con in the area in years. I’m guessing Wizard World just didn’t happen last year… Anyway, the show was packed withRead More …

8, November 2015

Blizzcon 2015

Well, we just wrapped up one of the most amazing two days in the gaming world. Blizzcon is a yearly celebration of all things Blizzard. Known for their giant franchises of Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo, Blizzard is celebrating 25 years of making games millions of people love, and there is no sign of them stopping.Read More …

7, September 2015

Wizard World San Jose

These past two and half days have been all about Wizard World San Jose (http://www.wizardworld.com/home-sanjose.html). It was a great turnout for the first comic con in the Bay Area for sometime. Taking place at the San Jose Convention Center, thousands arrived to check out the great vendors and various celebrities. Friday was opening day, beginningRead More …