If I was young again, and lived in the US, I’d be at EastPax2016. And I would probably be at these events on the schedule. Because I am not young, I have watched games evolve into careers, and I like to learn and listen not just sit and stare.
Geek Cultural Identity and the Myth of the Fake Geek … Friday 4/22 5:00PM – 6:00PM – Arachnid Theatre
How We Find Positivity Through Gaming … Saturday 4/23 11:00AM – 12:00PM, Arachnid Theatre
How Much XP Is in 50 Squats?: Being Active IRL Is Pretty Rad … Saturday 4/23 2:00PM – 3:00PM – Arachnid Theatre
Scared Yet: A Discussion of Horror in Media … Saturday 4/23 10:30AM – 11:30AM – Bumblebee Theatre
Polaris Presents: Talking to Yourself for a Living … Sunday 4/24 1:30PM – 2:30PM – Albatross Theatre
What Does Game Design Tell Us About Mental Illness? … Friday 4/22 11:00AM – 12:00PM – Arachnid Theatre
But I am not young. If I was to go to PAX-Australia in Melbourne in November 2016, I would go as a photographer . These kids put in so much effor into their attire. When we were kids, a bucket on your head made you Boba Fett.
There’s enough reason to go .
PostScript #1: I woud love to have a spider-looking holder for both my smartphone and dSLR. This thing looks scary! I wonder how well it goes through airport security?
PostScript #2: All the embedded photographs are from a 1969 National Geographic magazine I found in a discount store. The mags are in pristine collection and will still stay with me until someone appreciates them enough to pay my pension… #TellHimHeIsDreaming