They are returning to Australia, they themselves will carry you to the gates of Valhalla... you will ride eternal, shiny and chrome!*Note: and yes, we mean any sort of question, especially if it's not covered by the FAQ. Please do NOT make a new thread to ask your question, just post it here. It will be answered. If there's another thread that is topical to your question already, that might be a good place to ask it as well, but this is a catch-all for the many many questions that don't need their own multi-page thread for a topic.
This thread is a place for people to ask questions, and for the PAX experienced to provide answers (and some general PAX wisdom). Please keep focused on the Q&A nature of this thread.The Details:When:
October 30th - November 1st 2015Where:
Australia. Duh. Specifically Melbourne, VICVenue: Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre
Also known locally as “Jeff’s Shed”
2 Clarendon St
South Wharf 3006What:
The Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) is an annual gamer festival that started in Bellevue, Washington. PAX was created by Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik, the authors of the Penny Arcade webcomic, because they wanted to attend a show that gave equal attention to video gamers, computer gamers, and tabletop gamers. No such show existed, so PAX was born.
Created in 2004, PAX has been hailed as a weekend-long celebration of gamer culture. Defining characteristics include game-inspired concerts, panels on game industry topics, exhibitor booths, after-hours parties, tournaments, and freeplay areas.
PAX is awesome
PAX is 50,000 friends you never knew you had.
This is the convention that should have existed, but didn't.
Even though their numbers may be smaller in population, their passion for gaming is insane. Retail titles cost $100 plus and they still buy them? Crazy! Can we all agree this is crazy?
The first ever PAX outside of the US, PAX Aus, sold out and packed a wet, cold and windy Melbourne Showgrounds with Aussie gamers. Proving that gamers in Australia can bring it just as big.
For PAX Aus 2014 they tripled the size of the show and relocated to the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. We still filled MCEC to the brim with gaming and awesomeness.
All of the information found in this FAQ plus many more interesting tidbits and guides can be found on our PAX Community WikiLinks:Penny ArcadePAX Aus WebsiteWhat this forum is:
This forum is for the discussion of PAX, finding people to carpool or caravan with, finding people to split the cost of a hotel room, and general questions and information about PAX as well as community events and gatherings.What this thread is:
This thread is a place for people to ask questions, and for the PAX experienced to provide answers (and some general PAX wisdom).Click here
for the Official PAX AUS FAQ
Without further ado, here's the community-based FAQ
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