Sunrise and Bandai After Dark @ Otakon 2011

Pincer 2011, Main, Pincer 0 Comments

Otakon 2011 has come and gone in its usual three day stampede through Baltimore, MD. A great time was had by all and some were mentally scarred by the weekend (Ninja Legion style!). Two of us, Heimdall and myself, had the opportunity to attend the Sunrise and Bandai After Dark panels. Since we were a couple of Gundam fanatics we …

Otakon 2011 At a Glance

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There have always been several things about Baltimore’s Otakon that have made this convention, above all other cons, my favorite: 1)      It was my very first con and, much like your first love, its difficult to find fault with its overly romanticized image. 2)      The culture at Otakon is one of the best. When we nerds speak of the fabled …

OneUps Review at Otakon 2011

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At a glance, The OneUps are like any other Nintendo era tribute band; an average looking collection of sincere nerds keeping true the source material that they grew up with an love. But take another look. Take a good hard look. Take a moment and actually listen as your favorite 8-Bit masterpieces get a little…funky. Yes, you heard me right, …