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CivCon 09

Discussion in 'Civ4 - General Discussions' started by Methos, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. Methos

    Methos HoF Quattromaster Super Moderator Hall of Fame Staff

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    NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

    Apolyton and CFC are pleased to announce the first ever CivCon '09.

    CivCon '09 is a unique event where Civilization lovers and Sid Meier fans can gather to learn new strategies and techniques from the professionals, and mingle with the celebrities of the Firaxis world.

    The convention will include:
    - Gaming tournaments
    - Keynote addresses given by Firaxis
    - Breakout sessions from professionals in the field
    - and some surprises

    CivCon '09 will be held on August 7-9, 2009 in Hunt Valley, Maryland (just a stone's throw from Firaxis headquarters).

    Embassy Suites Baltimore North/Hunt Valley
    213 International Circle
    Hunt Valley, MD 21030
    www.baltimorenorthhuntvalley.embassysuites.com
     
  2. DanQ

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    I plan to attend. :yup:
     
  3. phungus420

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    Recently I've gotten into watching starcraft tournaments, since gomTV started casting in English. Watched a match as a joke, since i saw it posted on a forum, but was surprised to see it was actually quite entertaining to watch two nerds battle it out for domination. I know Starcraft is a different game, but any chance you guys will have casted MP games to watch? Also are you guys going to do anything for the mod community, like review any mods or what not?
    Too far away, I'll see what you guys offer in terms of online coverage.
     
  4. Rusty Edge

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    Thanks for the dates! Now I can reserve the space in my calender.

    Maybe when we know beginning and ending times we can book some flights.


    Is there a code to use when making an online reservation, or do we have to call?

    My wife says to tell you that for a bunch of guys who practice running the world every day, we're not very well organized .. :lol:


    She made the hotel reservation today ( tuesday ).
     
  5. Lord Chambers

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    Who is organizing the event?
     
  6. Hertsh

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    I hope it will be a great convention. I will not join though, travelling all over the world for this is unfortunately not an option. I ask you to post a great set of threads in the forum after the convention for all of us that cannot join. Cheers, and congrats on a great idea.
     
  7. TheEnforcer

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    hahahahahaha :lol:
     
  8. Methos

    Methos HoF Quattromaster Super Moderator Hall of Fame Staff

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    This is something we are considering, though we'd prefer to see you at CivCon. :)

    We have already made reservations with the hotel and that includes the rooms. The final details are still being worked on, but don't worry, we already have the rooms.
     
  9. ScottD413

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    When is Patch-Con?
     
  10. DanQ

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    The CivCon '09 Committee is made up of the following individuals (titles in brackets) at present:

    - Annalee "Cartimandua" Barney (Lead Organizer)
    - Joe "snoopy369" Matise (Finances Lead, Event Organizer, IT Lead)
    - Methos (Marketing Lead, CFC Liaison)
    - Kenneth "Zopperoni" Lim (Marketing and IT Assistant, Webmaster)
    - Daniel "DanQ" Quick (Advisor, ACS Administrative Liaison)

    :p:lol:
     
  11. DanQ

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    Thanks for the support, Hertsh. :) I can appreciate for financial reasons alone while you will not be able to attend.

    We plan to document as much of the convention as possible for public consumption, attendees and non-attendees alike. :yup:
     
  12. DanQ

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    :D

    Did she mention "CivCon '09" at all, out of curiosity, in so doing? If so, what was the response?
     
  13. Rusty Edge

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    Nope . She made an online reservation, which would have required an as yet undisclosed code. When one becomes available, we can change the reservation.
     
  14. DanQ

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    Ah.

    The hotel is to provide us with a specific webpage for registrations for this convention, but it is not available yet. Inquiries continue to be made about it, and we will pass along the link when it is communicated to us and set.
     
  15. GarretSidzaka

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    i would like to go, but ModCast doesn't pay nearly enough ;)
     
  16. RedRalph

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    How come this isnt even in the 'news' section???
     
  17. ICNP

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    Looking for Online Coverage as Well!
     
  18. DanQ

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    Save up from some other sources instead.

    OK then. :D

    There will be of some description (after the event anyway).
     
  19. GarretSidzaka

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    By source i hope you mean DanQ charity. otherwise i am too poor a man, im broke each month hours after i get paid :lol:
     
  20. Rusty Edge

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    My wife wants to know if you're organized yet.;)
     

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