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PhoenixFire31
09-05-2007, 05:30 PM
Ok who's going!?

I am. Already got the page bookmarked so I can register early and get a better room. Got a special savings account all set up with $200 in it already. :D

We will have to see about doing another party. I will look into it in Merlask's absence. :D

Dates are Aug 14-17 and it is in Indy again (will be for 3 or 4 more years I think.)

Also I will be driving from NC via VA, WV, KY and up from Louisville to the Con. Need a ride just let me know.:)

Here's to hoping we see a better DDO presence at the next con. :D

Denethen_Longstaff
09-05-2007, 06:00 PM
Count me in. I had too much fun this past time to miss out. Another party would be great.

See you there.

UriahHeep
09-05-2007, 06:31 PM
Is Gen-Con still going to be held in Indy? A friend mentioned to me that it was going to be moved back to Milwaukee. Curious if anyone has heard anything about this or not. Going to do my best to make it anyway, went for 10 years and now I've missed two! Joys of getting married I suppose.

Mockduck
09-06-2007, 07:06 AM
Yeah, I'm planning to be there next year. We totally need to have another DDO party!

Shadow_Flayer
09-06-2007, 07:10 AM
At this years Gencon I came as part of a duo. Next year it appears I'll be quadrupling that. Yeah ... me, three friends, and all the wives. Whether the idea holds until the signup is another story. But it was so much fun, everyone wants in on the party.

Shaamis
09-06-2007, 08:35 AM
Ok who's going!?

I am. Already got the page bookmarked so I can register early and get a better room. Got a special savings account all set up with $200 in it already. :D

We will have to see about doing another party. I will look into it in Merlask's absence. :D

Dates are Aug 14-17 and it is in Indy again (will be for 3 or 4 more years I think.)

Also I will be driving from NC via VA, WV, KY and up from Louisville to the Con. Need a ride just let me know.:)

Here's to hoping we see a better DDO presence at the next con. :D

I will plan on being to Gencon next year in some capacity.

DDO, and fourth edition will be the reason I come back (and I will contact my old friends, the deadly sins, to see if they are coming too) so we can talk of the good ol' days.....

Hope to see the DDO booth at gencon, with computers set up for playing!

Sincerely,

teddok
09-06-2007, 08:39 AM
Yep I plan on being there also.

teddok
09-06-2007, 08:46 AM
I have already submitted my leave request.

PhoenixFire31
09-06-2007, 08:46 PM
oh BTW... We NEED to invite Kieth Baker this time. He really wanted to come but didn't know about it ahead of time.. So put that on our lists!! *note to self*

Done. I invited him and James Wyatt at this years Con, but they could not make it. So he gave me his email addy and I have already told him I am starting to think to this coming Con. We WILL have him this year. :D

PhoenixFire31
09-06-2007, 08:52 PM
Ok, I am thinking Jillian's again this year, but we need a room...this years space was a bit small lol. Probably too early to book 'em but I will look into it. Saturday the 16th at 8pm sound good?

PhoenixFire31
09-07-2007, 08:16 AM
actually downstairs they were remodeling a big private party room... *grins* with flat screens and such.

/giggles with excitement

Sounds perfect! We will most definitely have to look into that! :D

teddok
09-07-2007, 08:40 AM
/giggles with excitement

Sounds perfect! We will most definitely have to look into that! :D

Are you going to handle all the prep work this year and cover the cost. If that is the case we should set somthing up so we can send you some money. I dont want you to have to foot the entire cost like Merlask did at this years. Also if you need any help let us know. Alot of us would be willing to help out.

Denethen_Longstaff
09-07-2007, 09:41 AM
Travelling from Seattle.. hopefully next year on my motorcycle!!!!!!!!


Hey Kashka, if you ride in, I will bring my Indian and we will get a good ride in around the Indy area.

Good way to get ready to save Arlos.

I hope to see you there again.

turbobrick
09-07-2007, 01:32 PM
Details

I didn't go this yr for financial reason and not sure I could pull enough funds out of my portable hole.

How much is parking at/near Jillian's because I didn't know if it is/was considered event parking or not?

Does Jillian's have a cover/enter fee?

What, if any, other charges?

Price range of drinks?

riaggo
09-07-2007, 02:22 PM
there was a ddo party at gencon this year and i missed it?

PhoenixFire31
09-07-2007, 08:14 PM
Ok kiddies here is my plan. I am going to keep saving as planned and will wait to see if Turbine will do something for us this coming year (remember our Merlask is on the inside now, maybe she will pull something out of that wonderful hat of hers.) When we are 6 months out if I haven't heard anything I will start planning. For now keep it in mind and every month I will remind people how close we are...(for those that don't have my myspace page where I have a countdown going lol)























































BTW: 11 Months, 7 Days, 3 Hours, 45 Mins, 50 Sec:D

PhoenixFire31
09-07-2007, 08:17 PM
As I said: I will be driving from NC...taking 77N, 64W, and 65N from Louisville. If you need a ride let me know. Also will be looking for roomate(s) as the hubby is refusing to go again this year (he's ashamed of his geek-ness...what a dork!):D

cdbd3rd
09-07-2007, 08:39 PM
Is Gen-Con still going to be held in Indy? A friend mentioned to me that it was going to be moved back to Milwaukee. Curious if anyone has heard anything about this or not. Going to do my best to make it anyway, went for 10 years and now I've missed two! Joys of getting married I suppose.

I will be there next year if I have to quit my job, shoot my will-be-by-then ex, and walk all the way standing on my.... well, you get the idea.
The joys of getting divorced. ;)

Nobody lose track of those drink recipes - I intend to try them all. At least once.
:cool:

cdbd3rd
09-07-2007, 08:45 PM
As I said: I will be driving from NC...taking 77N, 64W, and 65N from Louisville. If you need a ride let me know. Also will be looking for roomate(s) as the hubby is refusing to go again this year (he's ashamed of his geek-ness...what a dork!):D

Can I get floor space if I buy a really pretty dress?? :o
:D

PhoenixFire31
09-08-2007, 07:28 AM
Can I get floor space if I buy a really pretty dress?? :o
:D

ROTFL I have a year to convince him you aren't an axe murdering, you get the point :D

cdbd3rd
09-08-2007, 11:14 AM
ROTFL I have a year to convince him you aren't an axe murdering, you get the point :D

No worries, 'Fire. I actually do understand his position. If I were in the same boat, I'd ask for the same rule.

The_Saint
09-10-2007, 03:08 PM
Can I get floor space if I buy a really pretty dress?? :o
:D

Can I buy the dress? Cb looks really gooooood in blue.:D
Brings out the color of his eyes don't ya' know.

cdbd3rd
09-10-2007, 05:17 PM
Can I buy the dress? Cb looks really gooooood in blue.:D
Brings out the color of his eyes don't ya' know.



/Primps curls... remembers what hair he has left is straight....

And besides, my eyes are GREEN!:D

Hiya bossman. Got 11 months head start - time to get some guildies talked in to heading to 'Con next year.. ;)

deadmanet
09-10-2007, 05:37 PM
Really upset that I missed it this year. Definately more so as I live in Indy. Just couldn't get away from work. Really hard to do in retail mgmt. However I can get it done next year, I WILL be there....I am not missing another one. And as far as the party is concerned. I would be more than happy to help with setup, etc.....and I agree, we should find a way to get some donations for you. From what I have been reading and seeing, it looked like a blast! And I for one am willing to chip in. :)

Griphon
09-29-2007, 08:07 AM
Is Gen-Con still going to be held in Indy? A friend mentioned to me that it was going to be moved back to Milwaukee. Curious if anyone has heard anything about this or not.

Gencon has no immediate intentions of moving away from Indy. The reasons are many fold. Good location. ICC expanding. Nice Hotels local. 'Middle area' of the US to draw from all 4 corners. And... Mr Gencon Adkins likes Indy.



Going to do my best to make it anyway, went for 10 years and now I've missed two! Joys of getting married I suppose.

The answer to this problem? Divorce!



As I said: I will be driving from NC...taking 77N, 64W, and 65N from Louisville. If you need a ride let me know. Also will be looking for roomate(s) as the hubby is refusing to go again this year (he's ashamed of his geek-ness...what a dork!):D

The answer to this problem? DIVORCE! I do have an individual who may also be recently divorced if you require 'hooked-up-ness'. (See above.);) :cool:

LordDamax
10-03-2007, 11:01 AM
Count me in. Wouldnt miss it. Merlask paid some cash out of her own pocket to get Jillians this year (did you think that the pizza and wings were free?) - and would be cool if we could get some fund going to cover that. Sure, too early to say for sure now, but it would be nice to have a private room and whatnot. Count me in for some fundage.

Main
10-09-2007, 07:50 AM
do you need donations i give some money

PhoenixFire31
10-24-2007, 11:17 AM
/sigh

I will not be going next year guys...


My 2nd kid is due July 4th and I am not geektastic enough to take a month and half old kid with me (or leave him/her with grandma for week.)

So everyone have fun, take MANY pictures, and bring me some gear!:D

deadmanet
01-18-2008, 11:36 PM
"Greetings Gamers,

Happy New Year! Here is what we have to kick off 2008!

Gen Con Indy 2008 Registration Opens February 3rd

Gen Con Indy 2008 Housing Opens February 4th

Event Submission Begins – with some changes

Regards,

The Gen Con Team"

Everyone ready to get signed up? :)

cdbd3rd
01-19-2008, 12:01 PM
Everyone ready to get signed up? :)


LOL! You betcha. Patiently awaiting tax refund to pay off credit card to dump the weekend onto. ;)

BuzzSaw
01-19-2008, 12:21 PM
Already got the rooms booked and the Vacation time allocated.

Oh Yea, It will be indeed a fun fun time. About 10 members from our guild are going again this year too!

Now THAT is fun
Buzz

~Jules921
01-31-2008, 04:40 AM
I am thinking of going this year. I have never been to any kind of convention - so this should be interesting.

Jules

Ok update - I have ordered my tickets - have hotel and flight reservations already booked. Requested the time off from work as well.

pwrslyd
02-14-2008, 10:26 PM
Just got my badge. I'm down for help with whatever player get-together we might decide upon, too. Several others from the OSR are coming, so they need to post here to and let us know!

Spisey
03-22-2008, 04:38 PM
Prolly be there as well. I have some married friends only 6 blocks from the convention center. :D Nice to be able to stay close and not pay the inflated hotel rates during that time.

JacknCoke
03-26-2008, 10:21 AM
Why cant stuff like this be in New York, La, or Atlanta?!! grrrrrrr

Mockduck
04-03-2008, 11:50 PM
Yeah, I'm going as is my wife Sarah and two good friends of ours. We've got a place to stay! Going to be great. I'm really familiar with Indy, having lived there for a number of years, so I can find some good eats-drinks!

PhoenixFire31
04-09-2008, 09:00 AM
I highly recommend you have your badges shipped TO YOUR HOME prior to going. Last year the lines for either purchasing a badge or even picking it up at will call stretched around the con by 4 blocks! Have your badges shipped! :D

cdbd3rd
05-08-2008, 01:45 PM
I highly recommend you have your badges shipped TO YOUR HOME prior to going. ....


No way - the wife might get it before I do... If she's in the wrong mood that day... :eek:


I had mine sent to my private P.O. Box. ;)




/Bumped - err, I mean nudged - to aid in the ongoing hunt for fun threads. :D

bigpun
05-16-2008, 03:34 PM
Vizzini post about Turbine coming to San Diego got me to thinking. Is DDO going to be at Gencon this year ? It doesn't look like that Wizards of the coast is going to be there this year due to an on going law suite between Lucas and Gencon. The deal was that for Lucas to show up last year to Gencon, that Gencon was suppose to donate X amount $ to a charity. That didn't happen i guess. So, wizards is trying to stay out of it and they don't look like they are showing up (per their forum). Which is upsetting, since 4th ed is coming out and I wanted to check it out. So, does anyone know if DDO is going to be there or not ?

Tin_Dragon
05-25-2008, 01:30 AM
Vizzini post about Turbine coming to San Diego got me to thinking. Is DDO going to be at Gencon this year ? It doesn't look like that Wizards of the coast is going to be there this year due to an on going law suite between Lucas and Gencon. The deal was that for Lucas to show up last year to Gencon, that Gencon was suppose to donate X amount $ to a charity. That didn't happen i guess. So, wizards is trying to stay out of it and they don't look like they are showing up (per their forum). Which is upsetting, since 4th ed is coming out and I wanted to check it out. So, does anyone know if DDO is going to be there or not ?

No idea about DDO/Turbine?

WotC IS (per email from GenCon) just announced as major sponsor of GenCon.

But alas, the Lucas Lawsuit still has the future of GenCon in question. We shall see.

~Jules921
05-26-2008, 06:08 AM
Why cant stuff like this be in New York, La, or Atlanta?!! grrrrrrr

ever heard of dragon*con its only the biggest scifi convention in the US and its held in Atlanta.

check here (http://www.dragoncon.org/)


Jules

cdbd3rd
07-16-2008, 01:22 PM
'Kay guys and gals. Only a few more weeks!!

Got my pass in the mailbox yesterday. :)

Gas is gonna kill me getting there - may have to push the Jeep home again afterwards.... :o



And stuff. ;)



PS! _____ Where's the news on Phoenixfire's little reroll?!?

Shaamis
07-18-2008, 08:49 AM
Well...

Shaamis "Kegtapper" Bloodfist is gonna be there! The most Drunk-style monk in Stormreach!

Aliases:
The two-fisted drinker
The drunken-style monk
The chemically enhanced weapon
He drinks a LOT
and last but not least....

NEVER SOBER

Rowanheal
07-18-2008, 09:19 AM
I will be there... I wasn't sure I could pull it off... but I can get there late Friday and be there for Sat. and Sunday. W00t!!!

Really looking forward to it...

See ya in Stormreach,

-R

Denethen_Longstaff
07-18-2008, 09:42 AM
Dene Daddy is getting his bags ready to go to GenCon. Can't wait to see what Turbine has in store for us this year.

Is there a badge competition this year, Tolero? I need time to prepare again.

Shaamis
07-18-2008, 10:00 AM
Dene Daddy is getting his bags ready to go to GenCon. Can't wait to see what Turbine has in store for us this year.

Is there a badge competition this year, Tolero? I need time to prepare again.

I need times places, and events! I am coming to GenCon JUST for the DDO party, and as a matter of fact, am available as a helper if needed.

Not sure if I can come in costume though, I cant find any suitable monk outfits with a pottery "hooch" bottle on the side :P

Shaamis
08-06-2008, 05:41 PM
I plan on hosting an event at the DDO Party, something I'd like to call:

"Dare to reach into Shaamis' Sack of stuff"

or

"Shaamis' Grab Bag"

I will have a bag full of paper tickets, and everyone gets one free grab. What's on the ticket is what you receive!

Items such as: +1 Heavy steel shields, +3 dwarven Axes, a dirty kobold drink (tasty!), or a +4 strength ring!

I will have multiple +1 tomes in the grab bag as well, dragon scales, and more!

Not sure if Shaamis (me) is going to require a DDO trivia question for a bonus pull yet or not.....

I guess we'll see how things go

cdbd3rd
08-11-2008, 11:58 AM
Just checked the weather guess for Indy weekend...:(

http://weather.yahoo.com/forecast/USIN0305_f.html


Guess will be leaving the top on the Jeep.... :rolleyes:

SciFiCowboy
08-11-2008, 12:31 PM
Just checked the weather guess for Indy weekend...:(

http://weather.yahoo.com/forecast/USIN0305_f.html


Guess will be leaving the top on the Jeep.... :rolleyes:

Meh I live here and that usually means there might be an afternoon pop up storm if it gets warm enough. It's been a relatively cool summer here this year. Temps this week/end for GenCon are more similar to our late September weather. Perfect for riding around with the top down (unless you see a storm moving in) hehehehhe.

I'll be floating around most of the days, heck I can walk over during lunch thur/fri since I work that close. Will see ya'll Friday night for sure at the Turbine Event.

cdbd3rd
08-11-2008, 12:50 PM
Meh I live here and that usually means there might be an afternoon pop up storm if it gets warm enough. It's been a relatively cool summer here this year. Temps this week/end for GenCon are more similar to our late September weather. Perfect for riding around with the top down (unless you see a storm moving in) hehehehhe.

I'll be floating around most of the days, heck I can walk over during lunch thur/fri since I work that close. Will see ya'll Friday night for sure at the Turbine Event.


Hard top.... Looks kinda weird hauling the top around in the back when i take it off without a garage/driveway to stash it in.


Was eyeing those temps, though. Guess I could always go dig my soft top out of storage.... ;)

Shaamis
08-12-2008, 05:49 PM
I posted the rules and the list of items I am offering in Shaamis game:"Dare to grab whats in Shaamis' sack"

here is the link, cuz it's a long list:

http://forums.ddo.com/showpost.php?p=1823465&postcount=104 (http://forums.ddo.com/showpost.php?p=1823465&postcount=104)

over 100 items up for grabs, complete with the location Shaamis dug it out from, in his house!

I bet you can't wait to find out where that Doluurh:eternal night jelly cake has been laying around!

LordDamax
08-15-2008, 12:38 AM
I am so drunk. Woooo hook. Toledo is my favoriestwst person evar!! Woot!!!

Drider
08-15-2008, 12:57 AM
I am so drunk. Woooo hook. Toledo is my favoriestwst person evar!! Woot!!!


Lol.. Toledo. :D

LordDamax
08-15-2008, 05:52 PM
Lol.. Toledo. :D

Drunk + iPhone auto spell correction = Toledo ;)

I will have a new SOG when I get back tho... ;)

Shaamis
08-16-2008, 10:57 AM
coming back home after an awsome time with tolero and fellow kyberians, this years party was a great success!

shaamis gave out some pretty decent loot, and will have a full list of who got what what wasnt picked, and all of the interesting stories behind each piece of loot: :-P

SciFiCowboy
08-18-2008, 09:45 AM
What a great time at Jillians. It was wonderful to meet every, Kate, Eldorado, Patience, etc. Wow, you're really kewl people and thanks for taking the time to listen to us, ask us what we like about the game and what we don't like, it was a great opportunity to talk with you IRL and you really struck me as honestly wanting to know. I went to see Kate at the booth and half expected her to be so busy she'd barely have time to say hi and thanks for playing, but she spent at least 20 min with me talking about the improvements and plans for the next coupel of mods as if I were the only person there. It was refreshing to see someone in Kate's position that personable and willing to take time to talk to one fan of the game. :-) So my +6 Charisma Helm off to the team at Turbine. :D

Shaamis
08-18-2008, 10:38 AM
http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?t=156137