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PAX South 2019 Challenge Coin!!!

RILMSRILMS Darwell, ABRegistered User regular
edited September 4 in PAX South
Hello everyone! I heard through the grape vine that people were asking about the challenge coin. It's a little early, but better early than late!!

For those who do not know about the PAX Challenge Coin tradition, you can check it out here: http://wiki.paxcommunity.net/paxwiki/PAX_Challenge_Coin

Last year's coin was pretty awesome, the colour version and the regular version were different types of metal (Antique Silver & Gold), we had, "It is dangerous to go alone! Take this." for the gaming side and the River Walk and ferry for the Location side. You can check out the coin here.

If you have any ideas for a location image or gaming image, please post them below

I am excited to great another awesome coin with this community!!


Also, please note, costs for the coins have gone up this year

"We had to bump the price per coin up a little ($2 each) to account for increasing factory production and shipping (to us) costs and also the time involved in processing and shipping each order out to your members individually."
So, regular coins will be $7 and colour coins will be $8 each

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  • orthancstoneorthancstone TexasRegistered User regular
    edited August 25
    Looking forward to another awesome coin.

    With regard to location ideas, my initial thoughts would be Pearl Brewery, but that’s just the first thing that came to mind.

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  • BinaryTBBinaryTB Registered User regular
    Can't wait, thanks for taking care of this!

  • shdwcastershdwcaster West Dakota?Registered User regular
    Awesome! Not sure I have any good ideas to contribute to the design, but I'm looking forward to getting my coin this year, and giving one to Shdwcaster Jr. for his first PAX experience!

  • RILMSRILMS Darwell, ABRegistered User regular
    In the past, we have had people take photos in San Antonio and submit those for the coin. If anyone has some cool photos from there, you can PM me them and maybe they'll end up on the coin!!

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  • RILMSRILMS Darwell, ABRegistered User regular
    Hello everyone! Haven't heard anything about a location side of the coin yet.

    I was thinking for the gaming side, we could have an extra life (1-up mushroom or something else).

    Thoughts or other suggestions for the gaming side?

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  • shimwoodshimwood Registered User regular
    Have we done anything in the past to pay homage to the indie presence at South?

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  • rickman33rickman33 Registered User regular
    edited September 12
    I'm not sure what has been done in the past. The Alamo would be the most obvious choose; The Largest Boots in Texas would be the silliest choice.
    I was thinking of La Antorcha de la Amistad ("The Torch of Friendship"), though. It is a symbol of cooperation and shared culture between Mexico and San Antonio. I feel that in today's sociopolitical climate, it is important to recognize that America is made of an amalgam of international cultures- and that we should continue to embrace those cultures. It also reflects how unique San Antonio is, rich in history and heritage. Most of us who have ventured along the Riverwalk during PAX South have surely came across the sculpture.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Antorcha_de_la_Amistad
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  • rickman33rickman33 Registered User regular
    ^^^Sorry; I didn't anticipate the image being that big :)

  • RILMSRILMS Darwell, ABRegistered User regular
    shimwood wrote: »
    Have we done anything in the past to pay homage to the indie presence at South?

    I do not believe we have. Do you have an idea?

    rickman33 wrote: »
    I'm not sure what has been done in the past. The Alamo would be the most obvious choose; The Largest Boots in Texas would be the silliest choice.
    I was thinking of La Antorcha de la Amistad ("The Torch of Friendship"), though. It is a symbol of cooperation and shared culture between Mexico and San Antonio. I feel that in today's sociopolitical climate, it is important to recognize that America is made of an amalgam of international cultures- and that we should continue to embrace those cultures. It also reflects how unique San Antonio is, rich in history and heritage. Most of us who have ventured along the Riverwalk during PAX South have surely came across the sculpture.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Antorcha_de_la_Amistad

    Hmm, I like that idea. It's something that a lot of people walk past all the time and it fits in well with the spirit of PAX :)

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  • shimwoodshimwood Registered User regular
    Nah, nothing in mind, just trying to help come up with ideas.

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  • MegamaxmaxMegamaxmax Registered User new member
    Perhaps something about how South(At least used to be) the tabletop of the Pax cons. Maybe a couple of rolling dice.

  • shimwoodshimwood Registered User regular
    They already thrust the blade in, no need to twist it. :(

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  • RILMSRILMS Darwell, ABRegistered User regular
    Megamaxmax wrote: »
    Perhaps something about how South(At least used to be) the tabletop of the Pax cons. Maybe a couple of rolling dice.

    Hmm, in 2016, we had dice as the gaming side and I believe Unplugged is using dice for their gaming side this year...so, I don't want to be too similar

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  • rickman33rickman33 Registered User regular
    For the gaming side, would we want to consider VR? I suggested it last year, when it was still fairly new to market. It's kind of indicative of the current day, whether anyone consider VR a phase/fad or not. AUS did VR Dropbear, so it wouldn't be totally new to a PAX challenge coin...
    I was thinking "tabletop" for the gaming side, but gaming dice, a meeple, and Catan tiles have already been done.
    Or, something to reflect the battle royale madness in videogaming, but there's not one thing that could generally depict the genre/game mode. Maybe just Fortnite *rolls eyes*. Ooh- How about the Fortnite llama pinata? Again, this would tie in to the Mexican culture in San Antonio.7dlrn54ssvy7.png

  • shimwoodshimwood Registered User regular
    Maybe a flame/fire for the Culture side for Texas BBQ. Or delicious piles of meat! :o

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  • MegamaxmaxMegamaxmax Registered User new member
    edited September 23
    Oh, maybe Spyro, what with the remaster and release of the Playstation Classic mini

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  • drs1172drs1172 Registered User new member
    Tower of the Americas

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