SCG Elite IQ, MTG Tournament, Doctor Who, Star Trek, Star Wars, Costume Contest, CosPlay, Video Games, Comic Books, etc. www.altconflorida.com $5 admission one day only leon County Civic Center
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0 · April 15, 2013
Was not sure what to expect but felt that it was not what I had anticipated it would be.
0 · April 13, 2013
I was a bit disappointed too
0 · April 14, 2013
Yeah it was ok but eh. I'm not a big Con person anyway but this really just seemed to be an excuse to host that Magic tournament. Everything else just seemed tacked on. I missed some early panels that seemed they might be somewhat interesting but made it back for the last panel on Zombie Pandemic and it wasn't at all what I thought. It was fun but not worth going back for. I went to FreeCon last weekend and really didn't care for it at all and sadly ALT*Con wasn't any better AND there was an admission charge. Perhaps the organizers of both can get together and just do 1 Con. Maybe AltCon will get better if they do it again but I will really think hard about attending next year if they do another.Also BOTH cons ignored this awesome local artist www.christopherburdett.com .
Well, maybe suggest that the artist contact the con before the next one, that's all it took for me to get on the guest list.
I let them know about it, kinda surprised that both parties were unaware of each other, and suggested the artist to the Con's page as well.
For a first-year, very small convention, it was pretty good. I have been to many conventions, as small as 500 attendees, to as large as DragonCon with it's 70,000+.
Also, I've been a staffer for small to large conventions, so it was about what I was expecting. I *do believe* that the convention organizers have learned a lot and if they opt to do it again next year, will make positive changes. As with any first-year convention, there are various issues/pains to deal with...some of it, i.e. the venue, cannot be helped. Also, I believe if anyone wants to make a convention better, most conventions are always looking for solid, reliable volunteers.
It was good for a first time CON. I hope next year will happen, and it will be even better.
This was my first con and it didn't make me really wanna do it again. I might go check out another one in the future but I'm not going to hunt one out. I did really like Nigel Sade's art though and was impressed with a couple other artists but man that TARDIS was straight crappy! Even I could do a better paint job then that... didn't even want to get my pic taken with it once I saw it up close
Due to illness, I wasn't able to attend. :(
Hope this will be better done than what they put on Internet. We'll be there late morning or by 1pm
0 · April 12, 2013
The site crashed at 4a.m. this morning...prior to that, it was fully working. It's just a first-year-convention glitch...and you know how those go ;)
From what the FB page said, I think they were having server issues. I thought they had been fixed, but what I need isn't up. I'm sure things will get better if they repeat the con.
Would love to go, but other sudden obligations popped up so I will not be going.
Have to work :(
Is there a specific place we should meet at?
BTW. I'm also going there with another meetup group "Tallahassee 20's & 30's" so I may be switching back and forth.
I'll definitely be there at some point!
0 · April 10, 2013
I'll be there but manning my table of course :) Stop by and say hello!
0 · April 7, 2013
0 · April 8, 2013
What to Feed Your Raiding Party, the comic book cookbook for gamers! We're the first table on your left at the main entrance to the dealer room (at least according to the current map).
1 · April 8, 2013
Looks to be pretty cool!
Just saw that there is another convention here in Tallahassee, April 5 - 7.
0 · March 30, 2013
Yup! It has been getting more attention with more effort being put into content and increasingly slick advertisement.
I may be there in a character costume one of the days. I will definitely be working in the maid cafe on Saturday. Come see us! ♥
1 · March 30, 2013
Great costumes, Carrie! I'll keep an eye open for you.
0 · March 31, 2013
Thank you! I look forward to meeting you!
In case the link gets overlooked on FB, here's the shiny website with more info:http://www.tallahasse...
0 · April 1, 2013
There is a hotel near by on s Monroe and railroad. I won't be in town til 10 at the earliest. Want to meet there?
0 · March 25, 2013
Are we going to meet up as a group there someplace at a particular time? Either way, I'll be there and hope to see some of you. Laters.
0 · March 21, 2013
0 · March 15, 2013
Finally. A gaming convention in our area. My kind of show. Looking forward to this and meeting up with some like minded individuals.
0 · March 11, 2013
i may be bring a friend along
0 · March 10, 2013
So looking forward to this.
0 · March 4, 2013
Will definitely try to be there!
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