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    • 2 Years of Stats

      4 years ago

      Draco182

      37 karma.
      26 watchers (even though I rarely post).
      And the new site starts 2 days after my two year anniversary.

      I'd say that's some decent work.

    • Trending

      4 years ago

      Draco182

      LeVar Burton reading Go the F**ck to Sleep on the Extra Life stream is trending on Facebook. For once I am happy that that feature exists.

    • So PAX Happened

      5 years ago

      Draco182

      As many of you already know, PAX East was this weekend. I only got to go on Saturday, but it was an awesome time nonetheless.

      The Beginning
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      My day was going to start with the Make a Strip panel at 10:30, but due to arrival time/lanyard troubles with my friends, we decided to skip it. We then made the cross convention center walk to the Queue Room because for whatever reason the Enforcers wouldn't allow people down the escalators at the start of the day. Then began our perimeter sweep of the Show Floor to get our bearings, when we came across the Skullcandy booth. There we found a station where PvZ: Garden Warfare was playable on an Xbox One.
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      Funny we found it then when just then I had been talking about finding some booth to play with a One controller. I had already gotten hands-on with a DualShock 4 at Target, which I thought was a fantastic controller, so I wanted to see the competition. It fit well in my hands, the sticks were smaller (which was nice) and were quick to move, and the triggers felt great. I wish the bumpers had a little less resistance, but overall it's definitely better than the 360 controller. Whether or not I would choose it over the PS4 controller remains to be seen.

      Oh yeah, and PvZ was good too. The Chomper is super fun to play, with the Peashooter in a close second (only got to play as the plants).

      The Community Cool Cats
      After the perimeter sweep, we found ourselves in the Bethesda corner of the Expo Hall, surrounded by a couple smaller booths as Wolfenstein and The Evil Within were promoted on their big screen. In that corner was the booth for Undead Labs, the developers of State of Decay. This is where I met these awesome people:
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      @BenBen, @miexriir, @Tora, @Connor, @Neefertiti and @Andy were all hanging out, so I decided to go up and say hi (with a little help from one of my friends. I was nervous, okay?). They were all super cool and easy to talk to. It was a really awesome experience, and they prepared me for what would be next.

      The Booth
      I have been to PAX twice before. 2012 the RT booth was kinda small, no big lines, no arrows on the floor to follow. You could just walk up and say hi and get your merch with relatively no hassle (from what I could see at least; I didn't go up to the booth that year). 2013 was a little bigger, with tape to show where the line had to go, but it was easy enough to get in. This year, as those guys warned me, was a nightmare. The line was packed and constantly getting capped, with people only able to get in once most of the previous line had gone through. However, there did seem to be more merch left on Saturday than last year. I managed to get my first pick shirt in the right size without any hassle.
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      After watching the RT guys and gal play some Evolve at the 2K booth, I went back for a signing run at the booth. After another 45 minutes in line, I finally got to meet @Lindsay, @Ray, @Michael and @Gavino. They too were awesome, and while they were exhausted, they kept it together very well. Once they all signed my new shirt, I asked for a picture.
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      Of course I just had to screw it up somehow, so half of @Lindsay's face ended up in the picture. Note to self: check that everyone is fully in the picture before taking it. Damn it.

      The Finale
      Immediately after the booth, I had a little conversation with @Mike and @Andy hanging out at the next booth over. Space Jam and @Dylon's height were popular topics.
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      At this point, the Show Floor was closing, so I had to go and hook up with my friends again. We grabbed dinner, went to a panel about classic RPGs, then finished off the day with King of Fighters XIII at the Console Freeplay section. Sidenote: Kyo kicks all kinds of ass. All in all, a pretty fantastic day. I'm waiting with bated breath for next year.

    • Sales

      5 years ago

      Draco182

      Ordered GTA V on Amazon for about $53 yesterday. Just went on sale today for about $40 on the Xbox Marketplace.

      Good game, Microsoft. You win this round.

    • Mountain Dew Cheetos

      5 years ago

      Draco182

      Yes, those are a thing. First Doritos Tacos
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      Now Mountain. Dew. Cheetos.
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      Still waiting on Hershey and Frito Lay to collaborate and make actual Chocolate Chips.

    • Sponsorship

      5 years ago

      Draco182

      Found an old gift card while cleaning out my drawer, so I figured I might as well use it on a sponsorship. Now, for the emotes smiley0.gifsmiley0.gifsmiley0.gifsmiley0.gifsmiley13.gifsmiley13.gifsmiley13.gifsmiley13.gif

      I'm already having fun.

    • The New Year

      5 years ago

      Draco182

      So I've started my new year by doing Calculus work while watching @Ray play New Super Mario Bros. U on Twitch. Would be better without the Calc, but whatever. Happy New Year, everyone.

    • Welp

      5 years ago

      Draco182

      Max Payne 3 on PC has been a series of workarounds to even get the bloody thing to start in the first place because Rockstar sucks at PC developing. I literally have never been able to start it through Steam, always had to go in the directory and manually run the executable files. Now I barely even start it up before it crashes, and I don't even get to the menu.

      Fantastic.
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    • Tagging

      5 years ago

      Draco182

      Shout out to @Cosori for teaching me how to properly tag because apparently I'm incapable on this site.

    • Walking in Circles

      5 years ago

      Draco182

      Somebody really needs to make a montage of all the times Gavin has run in circles during a Let's Build.

  • Comments (4)

    • Toptoast Keeper of the Breakfast

      4 years ago

      Hey, you're awesome!

      • Toptoast Keeper of the Breakfast

        4 years ago

        Thanks!

      • Draco182 BJOU

        4 years ago

        Thanks man! Same to you smiley0.gif

    • Cosori

      5 years ago

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