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post #11 of 28
That's quite steep... I payed like $30 I think to go to pax and that had much more than just minecraft headscratch.gif
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post #12 of 28
A minecraft convention. What are you going to show off that would not be on a computer screen at the convention that is worth it?

Minecraft is a great game, but a convention? With the amount of work Notch puts into his game, I can't see the convention to be all that great.
post #13 of 28
Interesting, a flight to Vegas from here is an hour biggrin.gif
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post #14 of 28
Maybe they'll have real blocks there that everyone in the convention can build with. tongue.gif

Also, there will be PvP at the convention, be sure to bring your diamond sword.
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post #15 of 28
Compared to what some things end up costing, I think $90 is fairly reasonable. PAX is many many games rolled into one convention, so therefore those companies are essentially paying for their slot and low ticket costs increases their exposure. This is a convention for a specific game so the cost will be inherantly a bit higher. Only Minecraftians will be there, nahmeen? tongue.gif

Also, compared to say... I dunno, $100+ special editions of games that come with a metal tin and a figurine I'd say this would be cooler if it were something you were into. I personally couldn't stay glued to minecraft any longer... lost its novelty. I pop in from time to time, and my son loves it, but I just can't do it.
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post #17 of 28
Conventions are fun. Those complaining about not going have never been to one. If I have people to go with I'll pay it and I don't even play Minecraft.
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post #18 of 28
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Originally Posted by CorkyFan;13479540 
If you're paying $500 - $1000 to go to a convention of your favourite game, $90 seems pretty doable. Most people vacation once or twice a year, $90 isn't much really.

$90 would just be the entrance fee. You'd still have to pay for travel, lodging, food and incidentals.
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post #19 of 28
Heck no.

Mine craft is a cool game, but going across the country and paying $90 just to get in. F that.


Altogether it would be like 500+ for me. Plus LV has strippers right? Yeah id be screwed.
post #20 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mygaffer;13484783 
$90 would just be the entrance fee. You'd still have to pay for travel, lodging, food and incidentals.

I know...
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