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Re: GC Exclusivity only through 2015? 9 years 3 months ago #73

Vegas, baby! Cheap flights and rooms for everyone! Any gaming cons there now?

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Re: GC Exclusivity only through 2015? 9 years 3 months ago #74

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Re: GC Exclusivity only through 2015? 9 years 3 months ago #75

"Vegas, baby! Cheap flights and rooms for everyone! Any gaming cons there now?"

I could second this, cheap flights and rooms. This would be a good local.

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Re: GC Exclusivity only through 2015? 9 years 3 months ago #76

Hmm Vegas huh? Never been would love to go! I betcha hotel rooms would not be as stupidly priced as GenCon.

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Re: GC Exclusivity only through 2015? 9 years 3 months ago #77

while vegas sounds like a lot of fun and I would try to go myself, it would be very hard on the build team and Jeff to get things set up.
*mental note* always listen to Jeff

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Re: GC Exclusivity only through 2015? 9 years 3 months ago #78

Brad wrote: while vegas sounds like a lot of fun and I would try to go myself, it would be very hard on the build team and Jeff to get things set up.


Basically the entire town is unionized (except for the Frontier if it still exists). Doing anything in Vegas without a lot of "grease" is just not going to happen.
NOW this is the Law of the Jungle — as old and as true as the sky;
And the Wolf that shall keep it may prosper, but the Wolf that shall break it must die.

As the creeper that girdles the tree-trunk the Law runneth forward and back —
For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack.

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Re: GC Exclusivity only through 2015? 8 years 2 weeks ago #79

George wrote:

Brad wrote: while vegas sounds like a lot of fun and I would try to go myself, it would be very hard on the build team and Jeff to get things set up.


Basically the entire town is unionized (except for the Frontier if it still exists). Doing anything in Vegas without a lot of "grease" is just not going to happen.


I heard horror stories from past conventioneers there - convention center employees would approach exhibitors carrying a bag or a sign, and offer help: "let me give you a hand." Then you'd get a bill.

Also, there were pretty restrictive rules about the heaviest thing that a non-union member could carry through the convention center - 30 pounds or so, with no ability to use a wheeled device like a dolly. If you were seen in violation of these rules you would be prohibited from proceeding until the convention center staff could help you (for a fee).

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