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Posted 07 July 2009 - 07:24 PM

So I just heard about Acen Aftershock, taking place at Chicago Comic-Con (August 6-9).
I've been going to acen for four short years, it has grown into a huge part of my life and I spend just about all year planning for it.
I'm posting this to try and see who's going and to get some people's reactions; are YOU going? If so why, and if not, why not?
Are you going to cosplay? Or worried you'll be a tiny fish in a huge pond? Excited? Pissed? Indifferent?
I think if it can capture the feel of acen it will be worth it to blow the budget and see my boss about vacation time the next time I see him...
What do you think?
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Posted 07 July 2009 - 07:33 PM

View Postchickenandgranolabars, on Jul 7 2009, 08:24 PM, said:

So I just heard about Acen Aftershock, taking place at Chicago Comic-Con (August 6-9).
I've been going to acen for four short years, it has grown into a huge part of my life and I spend just about all year planning for it.
I'm posting this to try and see who's going and to get some people's reactions; are YOU going? If so why, and if not, why not?
Are you going to cosplay? Or worried you'll be a tiny fish in a huge pond? Excited? Pissed? Indifferent?
I think if it can capture the feel of acen it will be worth it to blow the budget and see my boss about vacation time the next time I see him...
What do you think?

Going. oh yes!

and agree, now with ACen Aftershock, I'm more likely to go to Wizard World because I have less doubt it will suck.
so... everybody makes a little bit o' money (except us) XD
still feel like a minnow in the ocean, but if ACen people are there, it's bound to be a good time.
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Posted 08 July 2009 - 10:06 PM

I actually thinks its a bad idea...considering the Wizard World people are less rowdy and ACEN people tear up the place.
To me..it sounds like one bad crossover.
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Posted 08 July 2009 - 10:08 PM

never been to comic con and probably never going, gotta save me money for acen and other needs
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Posted 09 July 2009 - 01:55 AM

what is acen after shock???
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Posted 09 July 2009 - 02:57 PM

for anybody who hasn't heard about aftershock, either go out of this thread into the official announcement's and read sisterdiscord's thread about it or click http://www.wizardworld.com/acen.html

it's basically acen at wizard world. there will be acen programming at the hyatt and the convention center... but I have no idea what kind

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Posted 09 July 2009 - 10:06 PM

Hmmmm... I'm not sure if I wanna come and drag the ACen xRunner for this.... >.>... I'll only do it if... they want me to do it...
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Posted 10 July 2009 - 03:19 AM

1. Become like ComicCon Japan.

2. Successfully have convention items all year long.

3. Have convention 4 times a year.

4. ?????

5. Profit.

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Posted 12 July 2009 - 04:18 PM

I'll probably stop by, i was planning on going to Wizard World anyway so we'l see how things go...

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Posted 14 July 2009 - 03:39 AM

is this related to acen, or a spin off? i would think the acen website would have something on it. hmmm, strange. maybe they want to squash reactor?
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Posted 14 July 2009 - 05:17 AM

View Postjustin.lazer, on Jul 10 2009, 04:19 AM, said:

1. Become like ComicCon Japan.

2. Successfully have convention items all year long.

3. Have convention 4 times a year.

4. ?????

5. Profit.

6. Mass resignation of staff due to stress,burnout,and real life.
Four cons a year with a all volunteer staff no way is this going to happen.
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Posted 14 July 2009 - 09:38 PM

View Postopimus.rm, on Jul 14 2009, 11:17 AM, said:

6. Mass resignation of staff due to stress,burnout,and real life.
Four cons a year with a all volunteer staff no way is this going to happen.



Agreed. And not what we're trying to do.

We're not running another acen We're throwing a scaled-down vision, like a sampler menu.
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Posted 23 July 2009 - 12:16 AM

Some of my friends are planning on going to Wizard World (they go every year) and I was thinking of going along this year. If I do, I'm so dragging them to Aftershock so they can get a taste of what I see every year :D
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Posted 23 July 2009 - 09:28 AM

View PostLenne, on Jul 23 2009, 06:16 AM, said:

Some of my friends are planning on going to Wizard World (they go every year) and I was thinking of going along this year. If I do, I'm so dragging them to Aftershock so they can get a taste of what I see every year :D


If they're planning to go for sure, make sure they pre-register to get our discount--you won't be able to get it at the door.

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Posted 24 July 2009 - 10:45 AM

A lot of Chicagoland comic stores sell Wizard World tickets, just so you know guys.

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Posted 24 July 2009 - 10:49 AM

Hello, everyone! Comics writer (and two-time ACen guest) Russell Lissau here.

I'm thrilled to announce that I and fellow writer Josh Elder will be guests at Chicago Comic-Con as part of ACEN AFTERSHOCK. We'll once again do a live reading of Josh's wonderful MAIL ORDER NINJA graphic novel and will lead a workshop about writing comics. Those of you who didn't attend the live read this past May really should check it out in August: It'll be the comedy highlight of the con!

Check out the schedule for more information, signing schedules and other tidbits!!!!

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Posted 26 July 2009 - 06:41 PM

I'm gonna swing by on either Friday or Saturday to check it out. I've wanted to go to Wizard World since my first ACen, and I figure this'll be a good time to.
I'll hopefully have my APH Belarus cosplay done by then. If not, I'll just wear normal clothes and my cat ears and tail.

Does anyone know if if I pre-reg here for ACen '10 if I can get badge shipping, too?

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 06:18 PM

Yes if you Pre-reg for Acen '10 at Comic-con you can have it set up so that your badge is mailed out to you.
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Posted 29 July 2009 - 01:28 PM

Hey, what dealers will be there? Anyones from Acen?
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Posted 30 July 2009 - 08:31 PM

View PostKrystal, on Jul 29 2009, 02:28 PM, said:

Hey, what dealers will be there? Anyones from Acen?


Wizard World ... er make that Chicago Comic Con (I'm so used to calling it WW!) has a dealer's room probably twice the size if not bigger than Acen's.

As far as dealer's from Acen, I'm pretty sure Alien Entertainment will be there, that's when I first started talking to them, at WW last year. I believe they were also at Acen, though usually at WW they don't have as much anime stuff (more Doctor Who...so I spend WAY more money at their booth at WW)

That's the only one I know off the top of my head, mostly because I make a point of seeing them at WW. I'm sure there might be more. I've never really seen a list of dealer's posted in advance, usually just in the program book.

I will say though, I did not notice that much anime stuff in the dealer's room last year.
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Posted 31 July 2009 - 08:23 AM

View PostKrystal, on Jul 29 2009, 02:28 PM, said:

Hey, what dealers will be there? Anyones from Acen?

The wizard world website has a list of dealers.
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Posted 01 August 2009 - 12:07 PM

yesss much doctor who to blow one's budget on I'm told. plus a life size tardis for photos. lol, you better find rose and me, knitchick.
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Posted 02 August 2009 - 04:00 PM

DOUG JONES WILL BE THERE. I pretty much freaked out when I saw that.

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 05:04 PM

Yeah, I'll try and stop by and check it out. I was going up there for Saturday anyway to check out Comic-Con to see if it was worthy to hold over my ACen urges, but if ACen is going to actually be there, hell why not?
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Posted 04 August 2009 - 01:33 PM

Yeah I'm going for the same reason. I have a group of friends who goes to comic con every year and always have a great time, but I didn't think it would be enough like acen to quell my con desires. But now it's just like enjoying Acen Lite, or Diet Acen, or any other reasonable facsimile for a food metaphor of something that isn't quite itself... reduced sodium? ummm... now without HFCS!
Glad to see all you acen people are going! I can't wait to see everyone there!
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Posted 04 August 2009 - 02:24 PM

Can anyone link me to that ACEN Aftershock schedule PDF?

edit: no, wait, I found it http://www.wizardwor...ramming-ch.html
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Posted 05 August 2009 - 03:19 PM

The ticket's cost $25 dollars right? Because I just want to go to Acen Aftershock...and can buy tickets at the door?
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