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Dragon*Con Continues to be Plagued by Pre-Reg Pick Up Problems

[3 Sep 2010 | by | 6 Comments]

Last year we waited in line to pick up our pre-registration badges at Dragon*Con for more than three and a half hours on Thursday. Fans were outraged over the mess, to say the very least. After the con was over, they took to the forums, LiveJournal community, and other outlets, to make their complaints known. Many made some excellent suggestions, and there was a feeling that someone at Dragon*Con was listening.

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Quickstart Guide for Costuming

[2 Sep 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Crisis! T-minus two days to Awesomesaucecon and you have nothing to wear. And your budget’s already stretched thin for gas, tolls, hotel, admission and all the incidentals that add up so fast. What’s a geeky fashionista to do? Full cosplay is expensive and time-consuming, but fabulousness is easily achieved. You can assemble something in an afternoon in three easy steps.

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Construction at the Hyatt Causes Concern for Dragon*Con Attendees

[1 Sep 2010 | by | 2 Comments]

Over the past few days there has been a lot of talk about downtown Atlanta’s Hyatt. Attendees for Dragon*Con are already starting to check in at the hotel, one of four main host hotels for the Labor Day weekend convention. Those early arrivals have been posting photos and updates to Twitter and other social networks, all abuzz about the serious construction going on in the Hyatt’s lobby.