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Monday, November 14th, 2005
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kartos took me to the vgXpo yesterday. She went on both days wearing the infamous Sniper Wolf costume.

Sniper Wolf in the parking lot Sniper Wolf in the parking lot

lj user kartos as Sniper Wolf for vgXpo 2005, in the parking lot when we got there.
Raffle girl Raffle girl

Heather got conscripted to be the raffle girl for a while. "We just want you to hold this sign..."

It was a pretty good time. That was the first convention kind of thing I've ever been to whose focus wasn't cheap computer stuff. In the same facility was the NBC 10 consumer expo, full of stuffy consumers with barely veiled contempt for those scruffy looking gamers. And it was just full of gamers.

The big draw for me was the huge collection of old arcade machines. Dig dug, Zaxxon, Pacman, Space Invaders, Missile Command, and a lot of games that were similar to Asteroids. They also had Pong and Berzerk, but they were broken. There was other retrogaming stuff there, but no Commodore 64 love, so meh.

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From: ex_md744
2005-11-15 01:55 am (UTC)
"Hey, she has cleavage!" "GIVE HER THE SIGN."
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[User Picture]From: kartos
2005-11-15 08:03 am (UTC)
"Buy the raffle! Win game demos and other assorted cool game stuff! ... Meet Sniper wolf!"

THAT'S when the heads turned.
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From: ex_md744
2005-11-15 05:04 pm (UTC)
Welcome to geeksville, where the guys are afraid to look at women.
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[User Picture]From: kartos
2005-11-15 11:03 pm (UTC)
haha hardly, they look, but they're afraid to talk to them! I got interviewed as a "hot gamer girl" and one of the questions from a guy was 'how do I talk to girls?" LOL
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[User Picture]From: pyrop
2005-11-15 06:02 am (UTC)
Heh, your "Everyone else" gallery consists entirely of one person.
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[User Picture]From: kvance
2005-11-15 06:49 am (UTC)
Yeahhhh... at the rate I take pictures, that's probably not changing soon.
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[User Picture]From: kartos
2005-11-15 08:01 am (UTC)
Horrible pictures! oh well XD
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