Now the musical genre is becoming mainstream with songs such as Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’s “Thrift Shop”, and I’d like to think PAX had a big hand in it.Other goodness that’s in store for you: a library full of all the tabletop gaming you can possibly cram into one weekend, massive gaming industry panels, one helluva big exhibit hall, and probably the single most epic gaming tournament ever.“The event is small enough that I know most of the people there.
It’s tough as nails to get in without knowing the right people.But if you want a taste of it, look no further than PAX.(See above.) It’s an excellent ‘E3 for the people, by the people.’ By the way: if you happen to have an extra E3 pass, I’d be happy to take it off your hands.UPDATE [09/06/2016]: 2016 – 2017 dates, locations, pricing, and new names of select conventions. Thanks to your excellent feedback on this article, I’m starting a series of geek convention round-ups. It’s certainly not an exhaustive list, but a carefully curated one based on my experiences and those of my convention-pro friends.They’re a curated resource to see when the convention is happening and what’s worth seeing there. It’s definitely not a requirement to be a certifiable geek on a topic. Location: Seattle, WA Dates: TBA (likely Labor Day Weekend 2017, September 1-4) Ticket price: – 0 (Registration will likely open Spring 2017.