Category: Travel

In-Flight Entertainment

I’m flying to London today to attend Eurogamer Expo for work (say hi if you see me!). It has been more than several years since I’ve been in the UK. When I was last in the UK, there were no smartphones, iPads, or e-book readers. When I’m on long flights, I typically busy myself with the airline’s in-flight entertainment, sleep,…

Going to Comic-Con, Advice Sought

Having grown up reading comic books, I’d always wanted to attend the San Diego Comic-Con. During my university years, I gradually moved away from reading mainstream comic books, having gotten fed up with the plots and lack of characters I identified with, as well as the sheer expense and the accumulation of paper that the collecting aspect entailed. I eventually stopped…

Attending on Another Even Year: GDC 2010

In several days, I shall be flying down to San Francisco to attend the Game Developers Conference. I’ll again be a behind-the-scenes volunteer as I was in 2006 and 2008. This means I’ll spend the vast majority of the week working to ensure that the developers who attend GDC have a pleasant conference experience. The conference runs from 9th – 13th March, but…

It’s Off to PAX I Go

Last year, I went to my first Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) as a regular videogame fan — nay, a Super Fan. This year is different. I am working for a videogame developer and instead of attending PAX to have carefree fun as a fan, I’m attending to work and have a different kind of fun. The kind of fun you…