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ArenaNet Delivers on Heart of Thorns Hype at PaxEast

It’s been awhile since ArenaNet has pulled this much punch at PaxEast – and what a comeback! I was absolutely delighted to have taken even a small part in the celebration of Guild Wars 2’s first expansion, Heart of Thorns, which was announced recently at this winter’s PaxSouth. Arenanet delivered on promises to have pieces…

PAX East 2014 Photo Gallery & Videos

Better late than never! Here’s a compilation of my favorite photos, moments, and videos from PAX East 2014. I had a blast, and had a great time hanging out with friends. Can’t wait for next year! Warning – VERY Media Heavy

PaxEast 2014 Report – Pre-Pax Shenanigans Pt.2

Thursday is always the unofficially official “Day 1” for any expo – most attendees have landed and checked in and are looking for ways to connect and have a little fun before the actual convention starts. There were a slew of options for anybody who wanted to have a good time yesterday! I partook in…

PaxEast Report 2014 – Pre-Pax Shenanigans Part. 1

One of the biggest pros to being a local in a host city (or earlybird) for PAX is the ability to partake in all the great pre-expo events put on by the community – and boy do they know how to kick things off right! There’s a plethora of pre-PAX events to go to, more…

Four Reasons Why I Won’t Boycott PAX

Why this geek won’t Boycott PAX 2013 wasn’t a particularly good year for Penny Arcade, Inc’s image. After a relatively peaceful  PAX-East and flagship PAX-Aus, there was another Dickwolves flair up that got sparked again at PAX Prime, and the ensuing fallout was pretty intense. There are lots of people, former and current fans alike,…

Goodbye, LogMeIn, I knew thee well. But hellloooo, TeamViewer!

It’s a very sad day when a product you’re fond of and have been using for so long decides to up and change their whole dynamic. When I heard that LogMeIn’s services were axing their free versions, it was more than a little disappointing. LogMeIn kind of holds a special place in my digital soul,…

Pushing Boundaries: Exploration in Guild Wars 2 from #GW2Fanday

If I could pick one thing from Prophecies that I felt was the epitome of what made that first campaign so memorable for me, it was the openness of it all. Even for a game that had no persistence, there’s always been -so much- to explore and discover. In fact, as recently as earlier this…

Guild Wars, Winds of Change, and the Live Team from #GW2fanday

Sometimes things happen unexpectedly. When invited to visit the Arenanet office and partake in Guild Wars 2 Fanday, we all knew the event would be focused on Guild Wars 2. Certainly, it’s this much-anticipated sequel that has everybody captivated, with press and fans alike more than happy to test, explore, and report on their experiences…

MS Toga Party 2011 Re-Cap

As per TT tradition, we’re coming in with this a little late. But better late than never! We tweeted / spammed a few weeks back about the charity fundraiser run by Gamers Giving back for multiple sclerosis awareness. Although the turnout was smaller than expected, we were still pleased to meet and surpass our goal of $1337!…

In-Game MS Fundraiser by Gamers Giving Back!

The lovely folks over at Gaming World Entertainment Network / Gamers Giving Back are holding another large charity fundraiser this month on April 16th for multiple sclerosis awareness. It’s less than two weeks away, so it’s time to spread the word.  These are the same guys and gals that brought us the Pink Day in…