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Origins, June 22-26, Columbus, OH

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topcat

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« on: (19:07:44/01-24-11) »
Anyone going to Origins this year?  :)

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« Reply #1 on: (21:49:49/01-24-11) »
Alas, the budget can only afford one convention a year, and this year it's GenCon.

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« Reply #2 on: (02:24:34/01-25-11) »
I'm going to Origins.

I used to go to GenCon but they massively screwed over volunteer judges a couple years in a row a while back and I stopped.




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« Reply #3 on: (03:11:09/01-25-11) »
I'll be at Origins running things.  Yay me.  *sigh*  (I thought I was out, but they pulled me back in!)

Karma:  Gen Con, or Shadowrun/CGL?

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« Reply #4 on: (06:18:58/01-25-11) »
I live relatively close, Id like to go to a con this year...if I can find crash space in the city, I may just. We shall see.
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« Reply #5 on: (08:08:22/01-25-11) »
I'll be at Origins running things.  Yay me.  *sigh*  (I thought I was out, but they pulled me back in!)

Karma:  Gen Con, or Shadowrun/CGL?

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After they sold it off I just never ended up going again.



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« Reply #6 on: (17:20:43/01-25-11) »
Got this one booked up for vacation as well.  Still gotta find a room though, but I'll be there

Big Bar meet and greet?
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« Reply #7 on: (18:29:33/01-25-11) »
Absolutely down for a meet-and-greet.  Big Bar is a standard, but there are better places nearby in the Arena District.  Gordon Biersch?

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« Reply #8 on: (21:27:19/01-26-11) »
Hell, if its just a bar crawl, I could get away for a day or two (for recovery) for that!
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« Reply #9 on: (18:27:50/02-03-11) »
I'll be there.
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« Reply #10 on: (02:32:45/02-05-11) »
Heh. Totally a local yokel. I will be at Origins even if I must hang out in front of the dealers room with an empty coffee cup begging for spare certified cred...

As an aside I really hate these new captchas...
"Hi, I'm TV's Cyberned. You might remember me from such Exciting shadowruns as 'BTL? WTF!' and 'One, Two, Three, Four, I Declare a Gang War'...

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« Reply #11 on: (12:53:44/02-15-11) »
As an aside I really hate these new captchas...

Unfortunately the old ones were getting circumvented by bots too easily.

The most interesting one I have seen was one where you had to manipulate sliders to rotate up pieces of artwork to the proper orientation. There were several orientations where the linework matched up, but were clearly "wrong" as the overall image was still scrambled. So the only way to get the "right" orientation was to be able to make a judgment call on the subject of the art - easy for a human to do, but something I can't see bots being able to do anytime soon.


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« Reply #12 on: (13:19:18/02-15-11) »
Just a note, I have the events submitted to our Convention Coordinator for CGL.  If all goes as planned, there will be 40+ Shadowrun Missions events, and the first ever Origins Shadowrun Scramble. :)

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« Reply #13 on: (13:34:49/02-15-11) »
Woot!

An excuse to dress up in character, yay!

Although i'm probably doing it as my human Merc. A Pixie costume would be problematic.


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« Reply #14 on: (13:47:14/02-15-11) »
Feel free to borrow my Pixie Character idea...  Get a 12" GI Joe toy, get some fairy wings for it, put it on your shoulder, and you play the Pixies hired bodyguard (I'd planned to take a Loyalty 6 Contact to be the Bodyguard for the character). 

Isn't your Missions Pixie also a Rigger?  I'm picturing a GI Joe figure with fairy wings riding around on a remote control car now :)

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