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OCR Panel at 4 pm on Friday at Panel 3!

Tentative MAGFest schedule: http://courtwright.org/magfest/schedule/

So who's going to this great gathering of the video game music rearrangement community?

http://magfest.org

Jan. 13 - 16, 2011

Hilton Mark Center

Alexandria, VA

Attending:

Abadoss

Arek the Absolute

Arrow

audio fidelity

Bahamut

BardicKnowledge

Beatdrop

Big Giant Circles

Brandon Strader

Brian Spackle

Brushfire

bustatunez

Capa Langley (Scytheful)

CinderWild

Cyril the Wolf

D-Lux

DarkeSword

Diotrans

DragonAvenger

DrumUltimA

Dyne

ella guro

Epicenter

IBBIAZ

JaDe ARaN HaRuNo

Jenner

Jillian Aversa

jmr

José the Bronx Rican

Josh Whelchel

kaijin

Kizyr

Level 99

LuketheXjesse

Moguta

Monobrow

Murmeli Walan

Mustin

Nick the Newbie

OA

Obtuse

Palpable

prophetik

Protricity

q-pa

Sam Acher-Weiss

Scrobble

superjoe30

Teh Donut

The Pezman

Vilecat

wildfire

Xerol

zircon

Possibly going:

Danny Baranowski

Emunator

Ferret

Geoffrey Taucer

Raminiscence

Driving:

Arrow (Riverdale, MD)

BardicKnowledge (Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota)

Cyril the Wolf (upstate NY)

D-Lux & Moguta (Wilmington, DE)

DarkeSword (Hightstown, NJ)

Diotrans & Palpable (Fairfax, VA)

Jill & zircon (Philadelphia, PA)

Level 99 (Baltimore, MD)

LuketheXjesse (Statesville, NC)

Murmeli Walan (Punxsutawney, PA)

Obtuse (Grand Rapids, MI)

q-pa (Pittsburgh, PA)

Looking for people to split room costs:

CapaLangley

CinderWild

D-Lux

Ferret

Teh Donut (wants room for 4 people, is willing to split costs)

The Pezman

HOLD FOR RELEASE UNTIL OCTOBER 5, 2010

MUSIC AND GAMING FESTIVAL, JANUARY 13-16, 2011

Live Video Game Music Cover Bands and 24 Hour Gaming For Four Days

WASHINGTON, DC -- OCTOBER 5, 2010 -- The 9th annual MAGFest (Music And Gaming Festival http://magfest.org/) will be occurring January 13-16, 2011, in Alexandria, Virginia. The tradition of partying for four days straight will happen once again at the Hilton Mark Center, and MAGFest is happy to announce its main lineup of guests and bands, with more to be announced in the coming months.

Featured Guests:

Jon St. John (http://jsjprod.com/) - World renowned voice actor, known best for his role as "Duke Nukem".

Wes Johnson (http://wesjohnson.com/) - Voice actor in Oblivion, Fallout 3, and announcer for the Washington Capitals.

Ashly Burch, Anthony Burch, and Ashley Davis (http://www.heyash.com/) - Creators and stars of “Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin’?” and “Once Upon a Pixel.”

Scott Ramsoomair (http://www.vgcats.com/) - Creator/artist of the webcomic VGCats.

(more to be announced in the future)

Video Game Composers:

Hiroki Kikuta (http://hirokikikuta.com/) - Secret of Mana, Seiken Densetsu 3

Alexander Brandon (http://www.alexanderbrandon.net/) - Deus Ex, Unreal Tournament, Tyrian

Grant Kirkhope (http://www.grantkirkhope.com/)- Goldeneye 64, Perfect Dark, Banjo series.

Dan Froelich (http://www.danfroelich.com/) - Jill of the Jungle, Solar Winds

Featured Game Music Bands:

The Protomen (http://www.protomen.com/)

The Minibosses (http://www.minibosses.com/)

The OneUps (http://www.theoneups.com/)

Metroid Metal (http://metroidmetal.com/)

Armcannon (http://armcannon.com/)

Bit Brigade (http://www.bitbrigade.com/)

The Megas (http://themegas.com/)

Year 200X (http://year200xband.com/)

X-Hunters (http://www.myspace.com/thexhunters)

Entertainment System (http://www.myspace.com/entertainmentsystem)

This Place Is Haunted (http://thisplaceishaunted.com/)

Rare Candy (http://www.rarecandyband.com/)

About MAGFest:

http://magfest.org/

MAGFest, The Music And Gaming Festival, is an annual event in the Washington D.C. area dedicated to the celebration of video games and video game music. Each year, MAGFest offers 24-hour console, arcade, and PC game rooms, over ten live video game cover bands, a vendors area, and guest speakers from the video game industry and fan scene. Numerous other events are scheduled each day. It also features a "JamSpace" available to all attendees for impromptu music performances. MAGFest 9 is scheduled for January 13-16 2011.

For more details regarding MAGFest, contact Nick Marinelli, MAGFest press and public relations director, press@magfest.org.

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My attendance is contingent on two things--Having a means of getting there, and having someone to room with. I would add a third condition of having people to hang out with but the first two are far more important. I expect to be in Carroll County, MD within the next 10-15 days so if Mount Airy is on anyone's path to Alexandria I'd appreciate some assistance.

So for now I'm still a "maybe".

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GOING! The plan so far is to room with Dyne and others.

Before we continue,

the word from bgc and Brendan is to

decide very quickly if you're going, and then

GET PRE-REGISTERED ASAP!!,

because it's likely they're going to fill to

capacity again, and anyone still putting off

might miss out. Don't be one of those people.

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I'm working on editing M8 video:

Also since the old thread got axed here it is again: We don't have any good cameras this year, and I would like to borrow a few if anyone has any they don't mind lending out for a few hours. We especially need panel coverage so if you just want to operate your own camera in a panel room all day that's fine too, just drop by and give us a copy. Any equipment we borrow I'll take personal responsibility for and probably buy you a pizza or something too.

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the word from bgc and Brendan is to

decide very quickly if you're going, and then

GET PRE-REGISTERED ASAP!!,

because it's likely they're going to fill to

capacity again, and anyone still putting off

might miss out. Don't be one of those people.

Well then.

At this point I can promise to be there Friday night through Sunday. Thursday's still a bit iffy.

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Well then.

At this point I can promise to be there Friday night through Sunday. Thursday's still a bit iffy.

Thursday is when the fun kicks off!

Also a word of advice for some of you - you'll probably want to get some people's phone numbers if you haven't met any of us before so you're not completely clueless at first, and so the fun can start asap.

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I'm still looking for a floor on which to sleep. I'd prefer to room with people I have met in person before, or short of that, someone I "know" on IRC. Anyone with extra room, let me know -- it's just me this year, Addie has a conference in CA that week.

If you need one, I'm pretty sure I have at least one slot left.

I've got

Me, My cousin, Epicenter, BrianSpackle and YOU!

Maybe one other person, but if he doesn't pre-reg soon he may be SOL.

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Bands & guests announced!

HOLD FOR RELEASE UNTIL OCTOBER 5, 2010

MUSIC AND GAMING FESTIVAL, JANUARY 13-16, 2011

Live Video Game Music Cover Bands and 24 Hour Gaming For Four Days

WASHINGTON, DC -- OCTOBER 5, 2010 -- The 9th annual MAGFest (Music And Gaming Festival http://magfest.org/) will be occurring January 13-16, 2011, in Alexandria, Virginia. The tradition of partying for four days straight will happen once again at the Hilton Mark Center, and MAGFest is happy to announce its main lineup of guests and bands, with more to be announced in the coming months.

Featured Guests:

Jon St. John (http://jsjprod.com/) - World renowned voice actor, known best for his role as "Duke Nukem".

Wes Johnson (http://wesjohnson.com/) - Voice actor in Oblivion, Fallout 3, and announcer for the Washington Capitals.

Ashly Burch, Anthony Burch, and Ashley Davis (http://www.heyash.com/) - Creators and stars of “Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin’?” and “Once Upon a Pixel.”

Scott Ramsoomair (http://www.vgcats.com/) - Creator/artist of the webcomic VGCats.

(more to be announced in the future)

Video Game Composers:

Hiroki Kikuta (http://hirokikikuta.com/) - Secret of Mana, Seiken Densetsu 3

Alexander Brandon (http://www.alexanderbrandon.net/) - Deus Ex, Unreal Tournament, Tyrian

Grant Kirkhope (http://www.grantkirkhope.com/)- Goldeneye 64, Perfect Dark, Banjo series.

Dan Froelich (http://www.danfroelich.com/) - Jill of the Jungle, Solar Winds

Featured Game Music Bands:

The Protomen (http://www.protomen.com/)

The Minibosses (http://www.minibosses.com/)

The OneUps (http://www.theoneups.com/)

Metroid Metal (http://metroidmetal.com/)

Armcannon (http://armcannon.com/)

Bit Brigade (http://www.bitbrigade.com/)

The Megas (http://themegas.com/)

Year 200X (http://year200xband.com/)

X-Hunters (http://www.myspace.com/thexhunters)

Entertainment System (http://www.myspace.com/entertainmentsystem)

This Place Is Haunted (http://thisplaceishaunted.com/)

Rare Candy (http://www.rarecandyband.com/)

About MAGFest:

http://magfest.org/

MAGFest, The Music And Gaming Festival, is an annual event in the Washington D.C. area dedicated to the celebration of video games and video game music. Each year, MAGFest offers 24-hour console, arcade, and PC game rooms, over ten live video game cover bands, a vendors area, and guest speakers from the video game industry and fan scene. Numerous other events are scheduled each day. It also features a "JamSpace" available to all attendees for impromptu music performances. MAGFest 9 is scheduled for January 13-16 2011.

For more details regarding MAGFest, contact Nick Marinelli, MAGFest press and public relations director, press@magfest.org.

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