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#1 plasticbathmonki

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 09:36 PM

The true successor to E3 (sorry, e for all, but you aren't), PAX 2009 will be Spet. 4-6 (Labor Day weekend...one of the worst times to travel :cry:). I've decided to bite the bullet and travel to Seattle for this year's event . Anyone else heading that way?

For those interested, preregistration is already open ($50 for all 3 days), but no hotel info just yet.

#2 SpecTrE3353

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Posted 03 March 2009 - 09:14 PM

I will be there again this year (attended in 2007 as well). It was a ton of fun last time.

In general I notice a very lackluster and/or negative reception to people on CAG when PAX get mentioned so I wouldn't expect you will get a lot of responses sharing your enthusiasm in this thread (if any responses at all) :/

Here is the official forum if you're looking for more enthused people :)

http://forums.penny-...isplay.php?f=26
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#3 Radioactive_Man

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Posted 04 March 2009 - 01:15 PM

I went last year and am prolly going to go again this year with my friends. I had such a great time, the giantbomb panel was worth it.

#4 cochesecochese

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Posted 04 March 2009 - 02:46 PM

Are they going to have an East Coast event this year?

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#5 Maklershed

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Posted 04 March 2009 - 03:16 PM

I don't think thats happening until 2010 in Boston. I'd like to go to that when the time comes.

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#6 cochesecochese

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Posted 04 March 2009 - 04:01 PM

I will see you there!

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#7 FloodsAreUponUS

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Posted 04 March 2009 - 04:36 PM

I am probably going to both Pax's the West Coast and East Coast one.

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#8 Shady3011

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Posted 05 March 2009 - 09:16 PM

I'm going this year for the first time. Been wanting to go since the first one.

#9 doctorfaustus

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Posted 29 July 2009 - 05:41 PM

I'm really considering taking the plunge and just going to my first PAX. Anyone taking the West Coast Train Trip?

#10 Fragonard

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Posted 29 July 2009 - 06:02 PM

I will hopefully be going, but it will all depend on my work situation. Mass overtime incoming! Luckily, I live in Seattle, so I could go for one day if nothing else.

#11 MarkMan

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Posted 29 July 2009 - 06:21 PM

I'll be there.

Got some shit to do there. ;)

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#12 doctorfaustus

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Posted 29 July 2009 - 06:48 PM

@markman
I'm guessing you're entering a fighting tourney?

#13 MarkMan

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Posted 29 July 2009 - 06:54 PM

Nope. I'd like to if I have time though. More of a business trip for me.

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#14 Maklershed

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Posted 29 July 2009 - 07:08 PM

I wish business trips involved gaming expos for me. :(

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#15 xeno

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Posted 30 July 2009 - 02:23 AM

Ill be there, its going be alot of fun.
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#16 doctorfaustus

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Posted 30 July 2009 - 03:31 AM

Ill be there, its going be alot of fun.


Any tips for a first-timer?

#17 heavyd853

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Posted 30 July 2009 - 03:33 AM

I live about 5 miles away from where its being held, so I might as well right?
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#18 Radioactive_Man

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Posted 30 July 2009 - 09:34 AM

i'm still on for going and my buddies are still going. I can't wait for PAX. Last year I had such a good time. My buddies and I are going to be in the area longer this time so we can go out to the local bars. It's also going to help that this time we get a hotel a block away from the convention. If anyone wants to meet up at pax and chill or even after the shows over and go out drinking let me know. I'm always down for meeting new peeps.

#19 B:L

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Posted 30 July 2009 - 06:45 PM

I'll be there.

Got some shit to do there. ;)


Nice. :lol:

See you there, Mark. Lemme know if you need my help as an enforcer, I'll likely be helping out around Console Tournament. ;)

#20 doctorfaustus

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Posted 30 July 2009 - 09:28 PM

So Mark's going to be an enforcers? Neat. He gets to punch nerds in the stomach.

#21 creid

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 12:18 AM

I think Mr. Man means he has promotion to do.

#22 SpecTrE3353

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 03:49 PM

Someone should set up a time/place one of the nights where CAG's can meet up. I'm sure there will be a lot of us there.
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#23 MarkMan

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Posted 13 August 2009 - 08:18 AM

I am 100% confirmed to go now. I'll be there from the 3rd - 7th.

I'll be at the Namco Bandai Games booth the whole time pretty much. Look for me in the TEKKEN 6 area! I'll be with the other SD TEKKEN guys wearing the SDT/TEKKEN shirts !

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#24 MSUHitman

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Posted 14 August 2009 - 09:21 AM

The RagTag CAG's confirmed to be going are myself, shan82, darkbossman, chase, woodan, and Ow3n.

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#25 asianxcore

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Posted 14 August 2009 - 06:03 PM

I'm about 80% sure I'll be there. Will know by Saturday, since that's the deadline my buddy and I set for the trip.

We will be staying for a week, mostly because we haven't been to Seattle before.

HEAVYD hit me up with your contact info!! :)

#26 B:L

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Posted 14 August 2009 - 06:34 PM

I'm helping to run console tournament, and I've been an enforcer every year since PAX started, so feel free to ask me any questions you may have and I'll try to answer them.

Also, sign up for Soul Calibur IV on Friday!

#27 doctorfaustus

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Posted 14 August 2009 - 06:37 PM

It's three weeks away. Getting very pumped!

#28 MSUHitman

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Posted 14 August 2009 - 09:13 PM

I'm helping to run console tournament, and I've been an enforcer every year since PAX started, so feel free to ask me any questions you may have and I'll try to answer them.

Also, sign up for Soul Calibur IV on Friday!


What systems are the fighting game tournaments (SC IV and SF IV specifically) on?

Is it bring your own stick or will sticks be at the show?

For the open console play, I'm assuming TV's are provided, but it would be bring your own console, right?

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#29 B:L

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Posted 14 August 2009 - 09:25 PM

What systems are the fighting game tournaments (SC IV and SF IV specifically) on?

Is it bring your own stick or will sticks be at the show?

For the open console play, I'm assuming TV's are provided, but it would be bring your own console, right?


The fighting games will be on the Xbox 360. Standard 360 wired controllers will be provided, but I highly advise that you bring your own stick, since sticks and convertors will not be provided.

For open console play, TVs are provided but you must reserve a spot with the staff at the console freeplay area. If you bring your own console, that is fine, but please check it in with the staff first at the checkout desk.


There will also be contests and challenges in the console freeplay rooms, but I don't know the details yet. All I know is that it'll involve prizes. :bouncy:

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#30 gamingninja

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Posted 14 August 2009 - 10:46 PM

I'll be there. I only live like 15 miles away. I can't wait!
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