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Events for the Week Sept 3rd-9th

LARPING, a Mega Ran Concert, a Comic Con, a Renaissance Festival, a Gaming event, and more are in store for you this week.

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

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Dokidokon 2018 Review

Dokidokon was held at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Kalamazoo. I was unable to make it out to the event last year, due to scheduling differences. However, 2018, marked my first venture to the new anime convention. How was my time at the Convention With Heart? Read on to find out.

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MEGGAXP IV

Meggaxp and Experience Jackson are proud to be bringing MeggaXP IV to the Commonwealth Commerce Center on August 25th, 2018!!!!

There are still a LOT of details to work out, but here’s what we know so far:

Vendor Hall will be returning to the ORIGINAL location from MeggaXP I (first floor) and will be filled with over 40 vendors selling everything from art and buttons to posters and neck ties and more! Our vending hall is sure to have something for everyone!

Cosplay Contest – This year our cosplay contest is going to be bigger than ever, as are introducing a new wrinkle to the mix – – – the top 5 cosplays from EACH category will be selected by our panel of judges, and the AUDIENCE will VOTE for the winner! Prizes awarded for the winners!

Panels – This year we are working hard to bring the best panelists from the first THREE years together for the most comprehensive list of panels we’ve ever offered! Sure to have something for everyone!

Gaming Events:
Our gaming events are going to be bigger and better than ever, including:

Super Smash Bros. Melee Tournament – We are working hard to fly in some of the BEST players in the COUNTRY for MeggaMania, featuring a gigantic pot bonus (more to be revealed), an ALL NIGHT Friendlies area, singles, doubles, livestream and more!

Vintage Console Lounge – Once again our vintage console lounge will be making a return – over 2,000 games to choose from from the NES all the way up to the PS2!

Magic the Gathering – We will be running Magic the Gathering booster drafts all day, along with sealed, modern, commander, bounty types, and more! Plus we will have several vendors in the area selling singles and packs for your Magic needs!

Yu-Gi-Oh – We will be offering up a STACK of Booster Boxes for the winner of our main Yu-Gi-Oh tournament! More details to come!

Pokemon – For the 3rd straight year, we will have a Pokezone filled with Pokemon TCG, the DS game, Pokken Tournament, and more! Buy and sell thousands of Pokemon cards, take part in touranment play, and much more!

Warhammer – We will be offering up a NICE event for Warhammer this year – – – – more on that to be announced soon!

SO MANY MORE GAMING EVENTS TO BE ANNOUNCED – STAY TUNED!!!

Adult Lounge – The adult lounge is back and better than ever! More adult only panels, more bar trivia, more Cards Against Humanity audience games, and ADDITIONAL 18+ games this time around, drink specials, and even a WEIRD AL KARAOKE FEST!

Kid’s Zone – Our kid’s zone is going to be the biggest and best it’s ever been! More room to play, more things to do, facepainting, jumphouses, kid friendly video and board games, lifesize games, art contests, craft table, legos, and WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY more!!!!

Game Show Room – The Game Show Room is back, and better than ever! More rounds, more contestants, more games! Make sure to stop by!

And a few more FAVORITES from the past few years will be making returns…….

But you’ll have to WAIT TO SEE WHAT THOSE ARE!!!!Support your local geek events.

For more info, check out:
http://www.meggacon.com/
https://www.facebook.com/MeggaExperience

Super Guitar Bros at JAFAX 2018

The acoustic GODS of awesome video game covers, the Super Guitar Bros, are back to talk with me again. We go in depth with Steve and Sam about musical influences, their latest albums, collaborations with Ninja Sex Party, anime, video game soundtracks, thrash metal, Sam’s Patreon channel, and Steve’s upcoming solo project. I wanted to top the previous interview and I succeeded because this interview blew the last one out of the water. If you are a fan of these two, please put this on in the background because it a great conversation.

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Events for the Week Aug 20th-26th

A Ren Faire, LARP event, Pop Culture con and a Gaming con are in store for you this week. Enjoy.

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Todd Haberkorn at JAFAX 2018 (Aggretsuko)

I welcomed, actor, Todd Haberkorn back for another round of questions. We dive into his upcoming album, dream collaboration, self directed film projects, a terrible N64 game, underrated videogames, Aggretsko, and plenty more. If you want to learn more about this cool actor (without having to listen to the same old questions), feel free to check this interview out.

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Justin Briner at JAFAX 2018

Justin Briner is the actor behind Izuku Midoriya of My Hero Academia. Of course, we talked about My Hero Academia. However, we talked about a whole lot more. Want to know more about his work as Cloud from Final Fantasy VII Machinabridged? Interested in his deep love of music and the bands that he recommends? Or are you interested in his favorite theatrical musicals and an acclaimed indie film? Watch this fun interview to find out the answers to all these questions and much more. Justin was a pleasure to have a conversation with.

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Events for the Week July 9th-15th

Quite a smorgasbord of events this week. Check them out.

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