The Weekend Gamer
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My Favorite PAX Moment

September 3, 2008

Better than the PAX Puppet Troupe, better than Bad-horsing, click here to see my favorite PAX 08 trend! –WG

PAX 08 Retrospective

September 3, 2008

So, I’ve had time to sleep, to recoup, and to digest one of the fastest weekends of my life.  My PAX 08 experience was one that I’ll never forget.  Hopefully you were following along on Twitter, but here are some impressions: I arrived on Thursday night at 11:45 pst, exhausted from two plane rides and […]

PAX08: Vault Boy Puppet Dance Troupe and Bad-Horsing Felicia Day

September 1, 2008

One of the things that makes PAX so much more than a gaming expo is the spontaneous moments that come from the community, the internet made corporeal, as Tycho put it today.  The above video is evidence of just that. One of the the most unique bits of swag at PAX was from Bethesda, who […]

New Fallout 3 Footage

September 1, 2008

Well, I just spent 8 hours hopping from Seattle to Houston to Cleveland to Erie on the red eye flight back from the Penny Arcade Expo.  I’m tired and sore, but I wanted to make sure you’re keeping up with some of the content that came out of the show. On Saturday afternoon, I twittered […]

Last Post Before PAX–Check My Twitter Feed for Updates!

August 28, 2008

Alright, so I think I’ve gotten most of my ducks in a row.  I won’t be posting again officially until Tuesday of next week, but some of you may have noticed that I’ve done away with the Gametab RSS feed in the sidebar and replaced it with none other than my very own Twitter feed. […]

What is the Sound of 5000 Knuckles Cracking?

August 28, 2008

While looking up photos for some blog posts on Google Images, I stumbled across a YouTube video of one of my absolute favorite moments from last years “make a strip” panel.  I found out that it’s a PAX tradition to have everyone in the theater crack their knuckles at the same time.  Disgusting? Yes.  Awesome?  […]