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Our hosts are fresh off a trip to Boston for PAX East, and boy do they have some gamer convention stories to tell you! Best and worst cosplayers, awkward encounters, nerd-watching, secret masters of fandom and a whole host of other topics pop us as the gang recounts their experiences at the Penny Arcade Expo. 40 more words
I can’t stand bronies. But not for the reason most can’t.
A “brony” is a male (often older) fan of the animated show “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.” The current stereotype – and reason for most of the hate towards the subculture – is that of your neck-bearded basement dweller, only with an unhealthy (and often sexual) obsession with young cartoon horses. 590 more words
Simultaneously occurring alongside the URI Graduate Conference was the URI Gaming Convention. An all weekend extravaganza of gaming in any and all forms. Previous years have included such gems for me as playing the incredible Dungeon of Fear and its sequel, far too many hours of booth time, epic matches of Tetris Attack, and play testing URI Gaming Con: the board game (of my own invention). 514 more words