I guess I should talk about E3 a little bit! Thank you SO MUCH to those who commissioned me, by the way. That was incredibly helpful, and I had a wonderful time, and met a lot of great people. Here are some highlights!
I got basically nothing done on the first day, spending the whole time wandering in a bewildered state looking at all the bright colors.
I dropped off some kind of sad cookies for the Double Fine folks that were there! I didn’t really get to talk to Brad Muir, every time I saw him he was either in the middle of an interview, or on the way to an interview, from the first day until literally the minute the show closed. I hope he went home and slept for like a week!
In the evening, Wolfgang informed me that we’d be having a casual get together with our Sony contact, and I had a little moment of shock.
I finally play some games, starting with Transistor on the PS4. At this point, it finally hits me that I’m at E3, and I freak out a little bit. The PS4 controller felt very nice, by the way. ALSO if you haven’t seen the trailer for Transistor, go watch it here because I am so excited for that game and it was super fun and I want it RIGHT NOW.
On my way back from Starbucks, I am promised free tacos, and ushered into an outdoor Snoop Dogg concert. In my defense, I really like food. In this bizarre moment, I question everything that has led me to this point in my life.
At the Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters booth run by skanky witches in the lobby, I aggressively muscle in and win a free bluray signed by Gemma Arterton. Confession time: I legitimately love that awful movie, largely because Gretel is the best ever and I will fight all those who say otherwise.
Also, that night was PARTY NIGHT, so we went to the WIGI steampunk party, and a couple dev mixers.
The final day was mostly just more wandering around, playing a couple more games and seeing everything for the last time. Then, in the evening, we ended up somehow getting into some fancy parties.
^In the car on the way to a party.
The entire experience was absolutely wonderful, so it was a little bit painful to get on a plane and go straight back to work/making people milkshakes the next day.
BUT I am all the more motivated to work hard on my goals and dreams! And I’m extra excited for PAX this year, now! LET’S MAKE GAMES AND ART AND STUFF! WOO!