Before Comic-Con launches its official museum in San Diego, it will host a special exhibit celebrating 20 years of the fantasy MMO EverQuest. The exhibit will be a special 2-day affair featuring not only art and artifacts related to game development, but also special programs and panels. The event will take place at the future home of the Comic-Con Museum in Balboa Park (2131 Pan America Plaza, San Diego — just in case any of you are in the neighborhood). During the two day exhibit, fans will be able to attend panels and signings featuring members of the game’s development team. There will also be a special panel featuring active members of the game’s community. And, of course, there will be plenty of original art, concept work, and other items to view. Among the exhibited items will be art from Keith Parkinson, the first game design document by Brad McQuaid, and original box art. … [Read more...] about Comic-Con Museum To Host Special EverQuest Exhibit
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Daybreak Games and the Comic-Con Museum announced they will host “EverQuest 20: A Living Legend” this month. The event will occur from April 27th through April 28th (Saturday and Sunday), to celebrate the franchise that popularized MMORPGs 20 years ago. In addition to showing off original art, the exhibit will be accompanied by special programs and panels, which are listed below. The event will be hosted at The Comic-Con Museum’s future home in Balboa Park (2131 Pan America Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101). The original art, concept work, and other key items will be arranged into a community-focused EverQuest timeline, spanning two decades of active development and gameplay. The Museum gallery will feature original oil paintings by renowned fantasy artist and illustrator Keith Parkinson, the first game design document by Brad McQuaid, and original box art. Attending fans will also be invited on an EverQuest adventure inside the museum where they will solve challenges to … [Read more...] about EverQuest to Host Exhibit at Comic-Con Museum
On the weekend of April 27-28, 2019, Daybreak Games and the Comic-Con Museum will be hosting "a special interactive art exhibit, "EverQuest 20: A Living Legend". Viewers of the exhibit will be able to enjoy artwork and other memorabilia from a number of artists that have worked on the game during its first two decades. Activities for the weekend will include*: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – EverQuest 20: A Living Legend -Exhibit Hall Open. 11 a.m. PT – Exploring the World of Norrath - Join game developers as they introduce EverQuest and explore 20 years of evolution and expansion in the world of Norrath. 1 p.m. PT – Living the Legacy - Senior members of the EverQuest development team will describe what it is like to work on the game they once played, exploring how their ongoing efforts ensure the game and its community continue to thrive. 2 p.m. PT – Developer Signing - Members of the EverQuest team will be signing and distributing … [Read more...] about Daybreak Games & the Comic-Con Museum to Host an EverQuest Interactive Art Exhibit
All right. Let’s walk back through this. Pokemon Go holds an event in Dortmund, Germany. Because this is Pokemon Go, the event hits technical snags, which at this point is more of a theme for the game than catching things or gym battles. But once the game works again, people get to enjoy things like catching the elusive Corsola, normally available only around the equator. To apologize for the technical issues, Niantic promises to add a limited-time event wherein everyone in Europe can catch… Corsola. You know, the rare monster that was made accessible during the event, which many people traveled to Dortmund for and caught several of just to make for rare trades. Needless to say, players are rather unhappy about the fact that the apology for technical hiccups at the start of the event is to make the entire event what amounts to an expensive waste of time. There were, of course, other incentives for the trip, but many players are understandably upset about this form of … [Read more...] about Pokemon Go apologizes for technical issues at its EU event by making the event a complete waste of time
Browsing the internet this week, I came across something interesting in the form of Games From Space. And no, this isn’t what you think – some Sci-Fi game studio that’s hell bent on showering us with space games. Games From Space appears to be a crypto-currency mining website that wants to give you free video games in return for renting your GPU. As absurd as that sounds, this is a real thing. Games From Space uses the power of your GPU (Graphics Processor) to find crypto-currency coins. These are in turn used to buy your favorite games. To do so the hardware solves complex mathematical equations to support the underlying blockchain system. This is called mining. The better your GPU, the faster you’ll get your game. So how and why would players even consider this? The GPU landscape in recent times has been in turmoil when it comes to pricing and availability because of miners. Miners used to buy up all the supply of graphics cards, so for a while gamers could … [Read more...] about Games From Space: Would You Rent Your GPU To Crypto Miners In Exchange For Free Games?