Tempcon anyone?

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by R4Liam, Jun 28, 2014.

  1. R4Liam
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    R4Liam Artsy Dude

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    You guys should totally do Tempcon. You could have the latest homebrew and gadgets and shiz. Just throwing it out there..
     
  2. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

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    The last thing I'd want to do is meet anyone here in real life.

    Also we have no budget or money and the userbase is pretty global so trying to get anyone to one spot in the world for a con with nothing in it would be an awful idea.
     
  3. frogboy

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    I have a feeling quite a few murders would take place.
     
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  4. Duo8

    Duo8 I don't like video games

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    Terrible idea. No one would come.
     
  5. Depravo

    Depravo KALSARIKÄNNIT

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    If you can all get to my local I might turn up for a drink. You'll have to buy your own though. I'm not made of money.
     
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  6. The Real Jdbye

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    I like the idea of this but I don't think a lot of people would meet up as there wouldn't really be that much worth seeing or doing although it would be fun to meet up with some of the tempers. I'm worried there would be a lot of complete idiots showing up though.
     
  7. DinohScene

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    I'd deffo show up.
    If I got the money for it that is.
     
  8. FAST6191

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    There have been a few meetups that kind of half worked at various points, though most of those were staff meeting other staff when otherwise on holiday/on a day out, mind you none of that was recent. Likewise if people are already going to a conference/concert/exhibition then something similar has been known to happen. Also going by previous threads there are quite a few around here that would not be caught dead at a computer games conference.

    Hosting a full con.... I would be hesitant to even have a table/talk at one, especially not in 2014 when there is next to nothing to show. About the only thing I might consider is an overview of ROM hacking and homebrew at a hacker conference, even then I would probably go more for a quick talk type approach.
     
  9. Ryukouki

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    Gosh, I still have a lot of staff I'd die to meet. :(
     
  10. Depravo

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    My pub offer still stands.
     
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  11. Joe88

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    I'm sure then will be a few people that will bring their wiiu and then search for an outlet so they can claim its a portable system
     
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  12. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    Oh HELL naw
     
  13. Black-Ice

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    I'd fight people.
     
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  14. Cartmanuk

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    What county is your local in?
     
  15. p1ngpong

    p1ngpong Unamused frog

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    I would punch you all in the face, apart from Depravo.
     
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  16. Foxi4

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    I don't think it's a bad idea at all - if forums like The Sonic Stadium are capable of organizing The Summer of Sonic, we would be able to organize a Tempcon just as easily. It's just a matter of logistics, really.
     
  17. GameWinner

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    I'm afraid someone might smash my Vita. :(
     
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  18. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    I'm afraid I'll have my skull bashed in
     
  19. FAST6191

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    Do we get to pick which side?
     
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  20. Lilith Valentine

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    I'd be interested if it was nearby.
     
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