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HasCon 2017 Puts Family Fun On The Table

Posted  September 23, 2017  by  E. Ortiz

HasCon is a brand new convention that differs from most conventions in the New England area for two reasons. HasCon, which took place in the Providence Convention Center on September 8th, 9th and 10th in Providence, RI.,  is run by Hasbro and only promotes Hasbro products, from Transformers to Dungeons & Dragons to My Little […]

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Latest Kingsman Flick Continues to Kick Butt

Posted  September 22, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

When Kingsman: The Secret Service hit theaters in 2014, it was a sharp, funny, action-packed breath of fresh air in a field full of dour, grim spy thrillers. It pulled off an impressive high-wire act: it was simultaneously a loving homage to old-school James Bond movies, a hyperkinetic action-thriller, and a brilliant send-up of, well, […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 3

Posted  September 21, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

In this last of three galleries from Saturday at ColossalCon East is my one set of photos taken in the water park. The wonderful Jenevieve Devereaux Cosplay was more than willing to be my first ever water park cosplay subject and I learned a valuable lesson. When the loud buzzer/horn noise goes off, it isn’t an escalator […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 2

Posted  September 20, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

As I mentioned before, the Kalahari resort is enormous. In addition to meaning you will be doing a lot of walking at ColossalCon East, it means there are plenty of indoor locations for photos aside from the giant water park. The game arcade, for example, is quite a bit larger than the one in Sandusky, Ohio […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 1

Posted  September 19, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

I got to the Kalahari for ColossalCon East pretty early on Saturday in hopes of finding a parking space not out in the hinterlands, and lucked out with one a few rows from the front entrance to the convention center. Of course, that meant chilling out in the hotel lobby for a couple of hours before I […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by Adam Etheridge, Friday Part 2

Posted  September 18, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Continuing with the second of two Friday galleries from Adam Etheridge at ColossalCon East, we find him ensconced in the enormous indoor water park for the first part. He then branches out into other areas of the resort, mainly the hotel lobby, where the rock wall and fountain photos were taken. Cosplayers in this gallery include MollyVay […]

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HasCon 2017 Puts Family Fun On The Table

Posted  September 23, 2017  by  E. Ortiz

HasCon is a brand new convention that differs from most conventions in the New England area for two reasons. HasCon, which took place in the Providence Convention Center on September 8th, 9th and 10th in Providence, RI.,  is run by Hasbro and only promotes Hasbro products, from Transformers to Dungeons & Dragons to My Little […]

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Latest Kingsman Flick Continues to Kick Butt

Posted  September 22, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

When Kingsman: The Secret Service hit theaters in 2014, it was a sharp, funny, action-packed breath of fresh air in a field full of dour, grim spy thrillers. It pulled off an impressive high-wire act: it was simultaneously a loving homage to old-school James Bond movies, a hyperkinetic action-thriller, and a brilliant send-up of, well, […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 3

Posted  September 21, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

In this last of three galleries from Saturday at ColossalCon East is my one set of photos taken in the water park. The wonderful Jenevieve Devereaux Cosplay was more than willing to be my first ever water park cosplay subject and I learned a valuable lesson. When the loud buzzer/horn noise goes off, it isn’t an escalator […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 2

Posted  September 20, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

As I mentioned before, the Kalahari resort is enormous. In addition to meaning you will be doing a lot of walking at ColossalCon East, it means there are plenty of indoor locations for photos aside from the giant water park. The game arcade, for example, is quite a bit larger than the one in Sandusky, Ohio […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 1

Posted  September 19, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

I got to the Kalahari for ColossalCon East pretty early on Saturday in hopes of finding a parking space not out in the hinterlands, and lucked out with one a few rows from the front entrance to the convention center. Of course, that meant chilling out in the hotel lobby for a couple of hours before I […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by Adam Etheridge, Friday Part 2

Posted  September 18, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Continuing with the second of two Friday galleries from Adam Etheridge at ColossalCon East, we find him ensconced in the enormous indoor water park for the first part. He then branches out into other areas of the resort, mainly the hotel lobby, where the rock wall and fountain photos were taken. Cosplayers in this gallery include MollyVay […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by Adam Etheridge, Friday Part 1

Posted  September 16, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Our Pennsylvania-based stalwart Adam Etheridge was also at ColossalCon East, and where I was spending most of the time at the Kalahari in the resort, Adam spent the bulk of his time in the water park. That means his galleries from the con will have many more bathing suit versions of cosplays than mine did. We start […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Friday Part 2

Posted  September 15, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

My first full day at the first ever ColossalCon East was busy, even though I didn’t get there until 2:30 in the afternoon. The registration was where most of the convention activity was, in the convention center, and as I mentioned in the last post, the Kalahari in the Poconos is enormous. I wound up stationing myself […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Friday Part 1

Posted  September 14, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

This year marked the first expansion of the well-known summer convention ColossalCon outside of its home in Ohio to a second location at Pocono Manor in Pennsylvania, a sister event called ColossalCon East. Both events are held at a Kalahari Resort family resort and water park. The new location is one of the newest of the […]

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Dragon Con: A Cacophony Of Fun And Disgust You’ll Want To Repeat

Posted  September 13, 2017  by  Luis Correa

My first introduction to Dragon Con had been an elevator saturated in vomit that had a distinct smell of sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie and sad dreams. Of course with the frequency of the elevators and the late night need for people to move about — I had been trapped inside that elevator for at least […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Sunday Cosplay Photos By Wonderllama Photography

Posted  September 12, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Getting up early for a flight on Monday? Every costume you brought still tossed haphazardly across your hotel room? Sure, you could get a jump on packing and turn in early, but it’s Sunday night at Dragon Con, so … nahhh! While not quite as packed as Saturday night, Sunday is a take-no-prisoners night of […]

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J1-Con 2017 Cosplay Gallery by Adam Etheridge

Posted  September 12, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

This our second year covering  J1-Con, a two-day anime-focused convention held this year at the 2300 Arena (most famously known as the ECW Arena) in Philadelphia. The name comes from the parent organization, J1 Studios, which is a site that reports on anime and all kinds of geekery. Among the cosplayers in this set are The Chemical Crew, […]

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Patch Notes: Gamers Help After Harvey; Too Steamy For Steam

Posted  September 11, 2017  by  Shannon McInerny

(Editor’s Note: This is the second in a new, regular, ongoing series that aggregates recent game news into a single location. We hope you enjoy Patch Notes going forward.) Harvey Relief Done Quick Stream Success Games Done Quick hosted a charity stream over the weekend earlier this month to raise money for The Houston Food […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Saturday Cosplay Gallery 3 by Bentpic5

Posted  September 11, 2017  by  Bentpic5

The third and last of three galleries from Saturday at Dragon Con taken by Bentpic5 encompass the evening, when the partying at Dragon Con reaches its peak. Luckily I avoided any of the very late criminal stupidity of dropping bottles from upper floors into the atrium. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Miss Sinister Cosplay, Jacey Julep, Yaya Han, Brandon the […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Saturday Cosplay Gallery 2 by Bentpic5

Posted  September 10, 2017  by  Bentpic5

Here is the second of three galleries from Saturday at Dragon Con taken by Bentpic5. These shots were mostly taken after the very popular parade, which has hundreds, maybe thousands, of cosplayers marching in the late summer Atlanta heat. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above the […]

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