LFG Expo – MMO Fan Event
I received an email yesterday from Jonathon Stevens of Last Straw Productions, an indie games company, asking me to promote an independent MMO fan event he’s organising called the Looking For Group Expo. Being of a generous and easily flatterable disposition I, of course, agreed.
The expo occurs on June 25-27 and takes place in Minneapolis, which is apparently some sort of US city. I kid, I do actually know of Minneapolis due to watching the Minnesota Vikings on late night American Football, essentially Rugby for men too scared to play Rugby (ooh, I’m such a British bitch – meow).
The expo sounds like a lot of fun and offers everything you’d expect to find at a geek Mecca: contests, games, LAN parties, developer panels and live questing. I have no idea what that last thing is but I’m sure it will involve plenty of people making hilarious jokes about their quest journal being too full or how their “camping” a spot. Oh the chuckles.
Unfortunately I won’t be able to attend as I don’t live in the US and won’t be travelling there anytime soon but I wish Jonathon and the event all the best. I really admire someone who has so much passion for the MMO and gaming industry that they’re willing to invest so much time into organising a fan event. It sounds like a great expo and I’m sure it will do well.
P.S. He did offer me some free tickets in exchange for helping him out but, as I don’t live in the States, I couldn’t take him up on his kind offer.