The Convention Carousel

It’s February and I’m fresh off a weekend at PAX South, or Penny Arcade Expo in San Antonio.

This week for my Thursday Editorial I’m going to talk about the power of conventions and events for your chosen career in a creative field.

PAX South is a game convention, catering to video, pc, handheld, tabletop, dice, card. In other words, it’s my kind of convention. As a person who has been self-publishing his own fiction, done the occasional contract work, has a tabletop gaming company that I’m hoping to make games with, and has taken steps in the direction of video game development in the past, going to a convention like PAX is a mixed bag. Continue reading