"Connecting with that community is really what it's all about. QuakeCon is built for it. First, there's the giant tournament … hey, what's a Quake convention without playing a ton of Quake? If you're not beaten to a pulp by the continuous weekend of Quake playing, the stifling Texas heat will probably render you unconscious. If you're lucky, you'll live to make it again next year. If you're unlucky, the giant insects will devour you... Here's to QuakeCon!"
"hi :) i was able to take a vacation during august of 2001. it just so happened that quakecon was going on during august 9 - 12 and that gave me the perfect opportunity to meet some people i've only known online and others i get to see yearly, if that often. the event itself is pretty much a big party and not really my thing, so i stayed with my friends riana and rich and hung out with them. we also stole my friend yoss away from quakecon for a day to hang out with us. here is my collection of pictures that i took. i hope to put some more up once riana and yoss send me the pictures they took."
"hi there, yossman here. i'm still putting this page together, but i've opened up what i do have again. quakecon99 was one of the best events i've ever had the pleasure of both attending and helping out with. it was also a pleasure to take as many photos as i did, the more the merrier. ;) if you see yourself in any of the pictures available here, but don't see your name mentioned in the title of the image, please let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org."
Well, #quakecon seemed to be a success. Several people were impressed with the turnout including the id boys. I will have #quakecon pics in a few days and I'll have room to post them since I now have more web page space. Like a little good web page maintainer I took a fair amount of notes. I attended Thursday night, Friday night, and Saturday afternoon.
The FPS Gaming Community in Australia: Excerpted from the book Virtual Nation, The Internet in Australia by Gerard Goggin The online FPS community is in many ways international; however, gaming cultures have developed slightly differently in different countries. While it can be seen that Australians have contributed significantly to the development of FPS games, mods …