Last year, I went to my very first comic con at the Delta Plex for the second Grand Rapids Comic Con. I didn’t really know what awaited me once I entered into the convention. I found my experience over the weekend to be very enjoyable. With that being said, I had a better idea of what to expect when I ventured into the third year of the convention. How did this year’s version of the Grand Rapids Comic Con compare to last year’s? Let’s find out.
Random Battle Con (RBC) was a video game themed convention held in Lansing. What types of gaming were available? What groups performed? Should you kick yourself if you missed out? Let’s explore the event known as Random Battle Con. Continue reading Random Battle Con 2015 Review
Now, I have heard about it for a few years. I have seen the pinkish red hair color of one Stefanie Shall and the super goatee of Joe Shall (who both run the event) around at JAFAX. However, I have never attended Shuto Con before. That has now changed.
The Super Heroes Unite marked the 3rd time the Vault of Midnight and the Pyramid Scheme joined forces to put on a costumed theme dance party. The first costumed themed party was the Batman dance party. The Villains Unite dance party followed a few months later. I attended the Villains Unite party and a wonderful time it was. How could I pass up the opportunity to check out the Super Heroes Unite event?
What is one of the myriad of things that come to your mind when you think of video games? Is it the awesome visuals that delight your eyes? What about the engrossing stories that draws you in? Or is it the fun gameplay that keeps you at it for periods of time ranging from minutes to marathon long hour sessions? How about the music? Spend enough quality time with a video game and the music will crawl into your ears and embed itself into your mind. Since video games have been around for 40 plus years, it is safe to say that numerous tunes and compositions have made their way into our hearts and minds over time. These beloved songs have inspired various covers that run that gamut of very distinct genres of music. Rock, metal, polka and piano are only a select few of the hundreds of covers out there for your audio enjoyment.
Hey folks, did you know that the Flint Institute of Arts is hosting a Smithsonian touring exhibition. You must be asking yourself, “Why do I care? How is that remotely geeky?” Well, that very exhibition in question is called the Art of Video Games. Is it worth the trip to Flint or is it a waste of time? Check out my experiences and review of this exhibition. Continue reading The Art of Video Games Exhibition Review
Before I start if you are interested in pictures from the event, head over to the gallery I have posted. You might just find yourself amongst the throng of pictures. Then, come back and read my review of the Grand Rapids Comic Con.
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