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PAX East 2014 Panel: Rise of the Gaming Bar
Many of our Gaming Bar friends are on a panel this weekend at PAX East! Check out what they have to say about the world wide rising geek bar scene. The panel is this Saturday (4/12/2014) from 6:30-7:30 in the Arachnid Theater room. See you there!
From the PAX Schedule site: “Geeks and drinking have gone hand-in-hand for decades. From lazy Sundays around a DnD table, late nights playing Counter-strike on the PC, or dorm room console benders back in college—the social activity of throwing back a few cold ones has long gone hand in hand with the social activity of gaming. Meet entrepreneurs from Australia, Japan, and the United States who have evolved geek inebriation into a business model. Explore the challenges they face; successes, failures—not only in business, but also through the impact they are having on local geek culture. Discover what ManaBar, 42 Lounge, Space Station, and Headshots are doing to replace the Sports Bar, with the Geek Bar.”
Anthony Nilles [Owner, 42 Lounge] Lynn Nilles [Owner, 42 Lounge] Guy ‘Yug’ Blomberg [Owner, ManaBar] Matt Bloch [Owner, Space Station] Ryan Revard [Owner, Headshots Bar & Grill]

PAX East 2014 Panel: Rise of the Gaming Bar

Many of our Gaming Bar friends are on a panel this weekend at PAX East! Check out what they have to say about the world wide rising geek bar scene. The panel is this Saturday (4/12/2014) from 6:30-7:30 in the Arachnid Theater room. See you there!

From the PAX Schedule site: “Geeks and drinking have gone hand-in-hand for decades. From lazy Sundays around a DnD table, late nights playing Counter-strike on the PC, or dorm room console benders back in college—the social activity of throwing back a few cold ones has long gone hand in hand with the social activity of gaming. Meet entrepreneurs from Australia, Japan, and the United States who have evolved geek inebriation into a business model. Explore the challenges they face; successes, failures—not only in business, but also through the impact they are having on local geek culture. Discover what ManaBar, 42 Lounge, Space Station, and Headshots are doing to replace the Sports Bar, with the Geek Bar.”

Anthony Nilles [Owner, 42 Lounge]
Lynn Nilles [Owner, 42 Lounge]
Guy ‘Yug’ Blomberg [Owner, ManaBar]
Matt Bloch [Owner, Space Station]
Ryan Revard [Owner, Headshots Bar & Grill]

Game of Thrones Drinking Game

It’s finally here! Game of Thrones returns to television tonight on HBO. No doubt there will be many viewing parties, like this one put together last year by Geeky Hostess, and what party is complete without games? The Savory has put together a drinking game for the season. From the looks of it, you won’t need to worry about any of your favorite characters dying because a few minutes in and you’ll probably be completely numb and on your way to forgetting the entire night.

Please drink responsibly.

Source: The Savory
Thanks to @SocialCody for the submission!

Tropical Freeze (Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze cocktail)
Ingredients:.75 oz 99 Bananas.75 oz Malibu Rum with Coconut.75 oz RumChata4 oz Pineapple JuiceIce
Within the first few minutes of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze being announced, I received multiple messages saying that the title sounded like the name of a cocktail. With themes of Donkey Kong, ice, and tropical fruit, this drink practically made itself! Check out how to create this easy cocktail in the video below on the Geek & Sundry Vlogs channel.
video:

Tropical Freeze (Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze cocktail)

Ingredients:
.75 oz 99 Bananas
.75 oz Malibu Rum with Coconut
.75 oz RumChata
4 oz Pineapple Juice
Ice

Within the first few minutes of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze being announced, I received multiple messages saying that the title sounded like the name of a cocktail. With themes of Donkey Kong, ice, and tropical fruit, this drink practically made itself! Check out how to create this easy cocktail in the video below on the Geek & Sundry Vlogs channel.

video:

PAX East 2014 Industry Panel
Mitch Hutts from The Drunken Moogle will be taking part on a PAX East panel this year! I’m thrilled to be joining GameSkinny and a talented group of individuals to be talking about jobs in the games industry. Want to be a programmer, community manager, blogger, or anything else related to games? Come see us talk and answer questions. I, specifically, will be talking about my role as a blogger of strange (drink) fan creations and how sites like The Drunken Moogle fit into the industry.
Day: Friday 4/10, 2014
When: 2pm-3pm EST Where: Condor Theater (2nd floor)What: Want to get your foot in the door at a gaming company? Join industry employees as they share experiences, stories, and advice about landing their jobs. Game careers aren’t all just programming and design - marketers,event coordinators, community managers, mixologists and many others make up the gaming industry. There are tons of career options, and even more ways to wind up in the industry, but one thing’s for sure: if you want to know what it takes then you don’t want to miss this panel!
Guests:
Robot Entertainment - Justin Korthof, Community Manager
FrogDice Studio – Pang, VP/Creative Director and Michael Hartman, CEO
The Drunken Moogle - Mitch Hutts, Creator and Manager
Indie Game Stand - Mike Gnade, Owner/Business Dev and Matt “Canj” Cangialosi, Marketing/Community Manager
Andy Lunique, Former Ubisoft Brand Ambassador
Lunchtime Studios - Dan Higgins, Owner / Lead Programmer
Robot Loves Kitty - Alix Stolzer, PR & Dev
Super Soul - Richie Hoagland, Creative Director

PAX East 2014 Industry Panel

Mitch Hutts from The Drunken Moogle will be taking part on a PAX East panel this year! I’m thrilled to be joining GameSkinny and a talented group of individuals to be talking about jobs in the games industry. Want to be a programmer, community manager, blogger, or anything else related to games? Come see us talk and answer questions. I, specifically, will be talking about my role as a blogger of strange (drink) fan creations and how sites like The Drunken Moogle fit into the industry.

Day: Friday 4/10, 2014
When: 2pm-3pm EST
Where: Condor Theater (2nd floor)
What: Want to get your foot in the door at a gaming company? Join industry employees as they share experiences, stories, and advice about landing their jobs. Game careers aren’t all just programming and design - marketers,event coordinators, community managers, mixologists and many others make up the gaming industry. There are tons of career options, and even more ways to wind up in the industry, but one thing’s for sure: if you want to know what it takes then you don’t want to miss this panel!

Guests:

  • Robot Entertainment - Justin Korthof, Community Manager
  • FrogDice Studio – Pang, VP/Creative Director and Michael Hartman, CEO
  • The Drunken Moogle - Mitch Hutts, Creator and Manager
  • Indie Game Stand - Mike Gnade, Owner/Business Dev and Matt “Canj” Cangialosi, Marketing/Community Manager
  • Andy Lunique, Former Ubisoft Brand Ambassador
  • Lunchtime Studios - Dan Higgins, Owner / Lead Programmer
  • Robot Loves Kitty - Alix Stolzer, PR & Dev
  • Super Soul - Richie Hoagland, Creative Director