Sure, there’s always heaps to see and do at PAX Aus (more and more each year it seems!), but the best part is always the people – meeting new people and catching up with old friends. We had many laughs, hugs, handshakes and great conversations over the course of PAX Aus 2016 – here a just a few of the wonderful people we caught up with.
The CGA enforcer team was fantastic (again) this year – here are just a few
A special thanks to the fabulous CGA Enforcer Team Leader – Zailee (thanks also to Spyder!)
… or is it Gabby Boreland?
Glenn and Zailee
Greg and Josh from Bartronica
…and Mark and Peter
Bayside Pinball Club President – Lucas Bardin
Lucas with pinball wizards Nick Hamhougias and Wal Dickie
Ant with bro Grant, or ‘Granthony’
Nick with Melbourne Silverball League‘s Martin Robbins
Aaron and Phoebe with fellow Tasmanians Tehkella and Damian
Chris Van Graas very kindly loaned some amazing items for the CGA retro museum, including Mel Croucher’s ZX Spectrum used to code ‘Deus Ex Machina’ and Chris Huelsbeck’s MIDI sampler used to create the famous music for ‘Turrican’
Chris also introduced us to three metre pizzas!
Alex with passionate classic gamer, Harmik
Retrogamer and artist Sean Tagg with the awesome Henry
Pinball prodigy Jordan ‘JTH’ Tredaway and family
The talented costume and prop-makers from Combustible Props
Bethesda ANZ Community Manager Noel Wheatley, CNET Editor Seamus Byrne and Stacey Borg (Dr Curlytek) with Alex pre-panel (‘Geek Trash or Treasure? Finding Collectibles with Real Value‘)
Seamus also stopped by the CGA for quick game
Great pic of tech journalist Adam Turner and son
John and Ryan Sozanski
Sairuk with Aaron
Alex with Adam Renardson, Content Services Manager PlayStation Australia
Raj, Rob, Kevin and Chris
Rob in super-cool mode!
The most triumphant moment of PAX Aus 2016 – collecting our ‘PAX XP’ PAX Aus towels (thanks to Alan for doing most of the legwork):
(Photo from Meezergal)
PAX Aus 2016 was a blast – and spending time with awesome people was really what made it. We’re already looking forward to 2017, can’t wait to see you there!
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