On A Post Pax Post – Part 2

So I had an interesting time at Pax South. This was not only my first Pax, but my first gaming focused convention. I ended up taking a full week off of work even though the convention was only for 3 days. Took a day to visit my friends family in Houston and stayed the night with them. Drove out of Houston the day before Pax started to head to San Antonio. I will state, that without a doubt I hate the roads in Texas so very, very much. I did eventually get to my hotel, and made the mistake of taking a “city view” room. Which meant that I had a room facing the interstate, which meant it was constantly noisy. So the first day I was there (pre-pax) I spent a couple hours walking around the Riverwalk area. Stopped to see the Alamo, because I had never seen it … Read more…

On A Post Pax Post – Part 1

…Post So, I didn’t realize it had been so long since I had posted anything. I guess I just hadn’t had time or felt like posting anything. Today is my first day back at work since going to Pax and thought before I got started I would share a few things I learned from my experience. First off, I should have listened to my friend Bel and taken all the advice in his post Pax South: Lessons Learned. Because I wasn’t prepared, or at least not totally prepared. My main take-away from the experience is to not skimp on a hotel. The one I ended up staying at, while not horrible, was not a good experience. The hotel room was fine, and the people there were nice it was just not in the best part of town. You also might think, “Oh 1/2 a mile isn’t that far”. And then … Read more…