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A Ninja Costume Guide

[14 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

The ninja costume: iconic and potentially simple. It’s ideal for that last minute need for a costume at a convention. It can be as easy as picking up a cheap one online or at a local costume store, or as labor intensive as creating your own leather and cloth armor by hand. Because the costume has such a broad range

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Dragonflight – The Best Gaming Convention in the Pacific Northwest!

[13 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Dragonflight is a convention that started back in 1980 and today it is one of the longest running gaming conventions in the USA’s Pacific Northwest. This convention brings together more than 500 players and game masters to play in or run around 300 events spread over three days. Dragonflight XXXI is happening August 13 – 15, 2010 at the Bellevue

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Creation Ent. Nabs Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart for Their Official Twilight Con in LA

[12 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

It is the holy grail of Twilight cons, and Creation Entertainment finally got it: Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. After over a year of hosting official Twilight conventions with virtually every single other member of the Twilight movies’ casts, they have booked the big two. I must admit, I never thought it would happen. I figured Creation would never be

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Getting to Meet Star Trek’s Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, and Gates McFadden

[12 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

At a Dragon*con convention a few years back, I had the wonderful opportunity to meet Brent Spiner (Data), Jonathan Frakes (Riker), and Gates McFadden (Dr. Crusher), from Star Trek: The Next Generation. Up until that point, I had only really met Marina Sirtis (Troi) and LeVar Burton (Geordi) from that series, so I was really excited to finally see more

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8 Food and Snack Ideas Ideal for Conventions

[11 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Ah, one of the greatest convention dilemmas: how do you find time for food when there’s so much to do at the con? Even more than that, how do you afford to eat at the con when you’re expected to pay $7 for one slice of pizza, and another $2 for a soda? When your stomach is grumbling, and you’re