Re: [mythsoc] Need Advice About DragonCon 2007
- I shd think Tolkien was a bit old school for DragonCon; at least it
has (had) a reputation in the gaming industry for edgy and goth
rather than mainstream. But I've never been myself, and perhaps my
impressions are out of date. In any case, I wd think you'd have
better luck at GenCon.
On Dec 29, 2006, at 8:01 AM, jef.murray wrote:
> I've shown some work at DragonCon in Atlanta
> in the past, but skipped last year because, well,
> frankly, I am really only interested in events
> related to J.R.R. Tolkien and, to a certain degree,
> C.S. Lewis. I'd found that DragonCon seemed a little
> too bizarre for my tastes.
> But, when I was at the Gathering of the Fellowship
> this last summer, several folk from our region mentioned
> that DragonCon was a good event for Tolkien folk, but
> you really had to "hang out" with the right folks.
> So, I was wondering what you folks thought? Should
> I try again and really make an effort to seek out
> other Ringers? I'd be participating in the art show
> (please see http://www.JefMurray.com and
> http://www.DoorwayDragons.com ) and, perhaps, giving a
> talk. But, I _really_ don't want to be disappointed again,
> as I have been in previous years.
> Any thoughts/recommendations would be most