PAX Australia, will you go? How different will it be?

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#1  Edited By L44

For me it's pretty dependant on which city it's in, but I'm really interested to see how it turns out. I'm sure that many indie developers wont show up down here.

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#2  Edited By laserbolts

There's a PAX Australia? Canada needs a PAX.

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#3  Edited By pokemontrainer

@laserbolts: C'mon now .. Canada is close enough to Seattle and Boston that the majority of people I hang out with there are Canadian. We have to share the love of PAX all over the world! Australia or the UK would have been the best choices (as Germany has Gamescon) and many places in Asia have their own gaming conventions (not to mention language barrier problems). Australia gets shafted with EVERYTHING video games. Glad to see them get something down under!

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#4  Edited By laserbolts

Oh I'm not complaining about Australia getting a PAX I'm just saying I wish there was a PAX north or something.

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#5  Edited By willin

I'm guessing it's going to be in Brisbane as it is the unofficial video game capital in this country. I'm already going to the EB Games expo so hopefully it will be better than that.

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#6  Edited By jakob187

Wait. There's going to be a PAX in Australia?

Don't they, like, hate M-rated games and shit? That just seems like the oddest fucking thing ever.

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#7  Edited By konig_kei

Melbourne, Melbourne, Melbourne, Melbourne please god Melbourne.

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#8  Edited By JasonR86

Well, for starters the toilets will spin backwards.

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#10  Edited By Virago

@jakob187 said:

Wait. There's going to be a PAX in Australia?

Don't they, like, hate M-rated games and shit? That just seems like the oddest fucking thing ever.

^ This.

@konig_kei: I'd assume Melbourne as well, considering all the artsy stuff goes on there. But man, if it was in Perth or Adelaide, I would be there so fast.

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#11  Edited By korwin

@Virago said:

@jakob187 said:

Wait. There's going to be a PAX in Australia?

Don't they, like, hate M-rated games and shit? That just seems like the oddest fucking thing ever.

^ This.

@konig_kei: I'd assume Melbourne as well, considering all the artsy stuff goes on there. But man, if it was in Perth or Adelaide, I would be there so fast.

We just passed R rated games into law, will be in full swing come next year.

I'm hoping for Melbourne... Brisbane would be fucking terrible for a con during the warmer months. Sydney might be ok if they book up venues at Homebush (also I would only have to drive 3 hours instead of 7 :P).

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#12  Edited By Vextroid

If it's in Melbourne and the ticket prices is reasonable I'd go.

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#13  Edited By Patman99

@laserbolts said:

Oh I'm not complaining about Australia getting a PAX I'm just saying I wish there was a PAX north or something.

PAX North located on Baffin Island so all the Russians, Icelandic, Scandinavians, and Canadians can have a giant snow ball fight. I would back that Kickstarter!

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#14  Edited By ChadMasterFlash

Having no clue about Australia's geography, I say put it right in the middle. That way everyone has to travel.

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#15  Edited By Lazyaza

Well first Gabe and Tycho will need to commit fraud and be punished by a good ol fashioned booting.

As for the rest? ehh games will be shown and played? I hope it is indeed happening in Vic cause then I can go hooray!

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#16  Edited By buzz_clik

Yeah, I'll probably go, regardless of what city it's in.

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#17  Edited By shirogane

It's probably going to be in Sydney, but I'd love it to be in Melbourne. As far as i remember, Melbourne has the most games developers in Aus anyway, it means less travel for people. Though that may have changed, they've been closing left and right...

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#18  Edited By randiolo

if its in Melbourne il defiantly go, Sydney maybe..

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#19  Edited By bwooduhs

I'm holding out for Pax New Zealand... but seriously im pretty tempted to make the trip. Hoping its in Brisbane because then i can drive down to the Gold Coast after.

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#20  Edited By Genkkaku

I will definitely go regardless of what states its in.. The EB Expo was on the Gold Coast which was cool because that was easy travel for me, but I'd be down for it being in Melbourne because I'm always there so often

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#21  Edited By zeforgotten

I wish I was going, just for the new PAX experience and see the men at work there.  
Sadly I won't be going to a land down under

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#22  Edited By rpgee

@konig_kei said:

Melbourne, Melbourne, Melbourne, Melbourne please god Melbourne.

@Vextroid said:

If it's in Melbourne and the ticket prices is reasonable I'd go.

@randiolo said:

if its in Melbourne il definitely go, Sydney maybe..

All of these comments are correct, it should go to Melbourne, and it would make me exponentially happy.

However, were it to go to Sydney, I would buy a plane ticket the day it was announced.

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#23  Edited By NekuSakuraba

Hopefully it's in Melbourne, that would be amazing. Either way, not matter which state, I'll be going.

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#24  Edited By coakroach

I hope it's in Melbourne but i'd be willing to go up to Brisbane or Sydney for a couple of days for it.

Really hoping it doesn't suck.

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#25  Edited By mosespippy

As a Canadian who hasn't been to any PAX, if I have to travel internationally I might as well travel to Australia right? But realistically I'm more likely to go to Gamescom or TGS.

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#26  Edited By Phatmac

I'd go but all the animals in Australia would kill me.

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#27  Edited By caska

Pretty sure I'll be flying to wherever it ends up but I'm thinking it'll be either Brisbane or Melbourne considering they're the only places that will have Manabars which Jerry's already pointed out he's going to make an effort to go to

@ChadMasterFlash: Yea...that's the middle of the desert and not a Las Vegasy desert either.

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#28  Edited By the_craze

Maybe if I let them know how convenient it would be for me, they'll have it in Brisbane.

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#29  Edited By skittles

Well, I live in Tasmania, Australia and I'm absolutely going. I don't see why any gamer wouldn't make the pilgrimage to whatever city it's in. This is a huge opportunity.

I think I'm more excited to go for everything that surrounds the games, rather than than the games themselves. I'll probably check out the PAX 10 and other indy games, but spend most of my time meeting people and drinking.

Oh, and yeah it will totally be in Melbourne or Brisbane OR they'll open a Mana Bar in Sydney and have a joint launch + PAX afterparty there. PAX Australia is being managed by that massive derp Yug, who is a co-creator of Manabar, so I'm sure he'll arrange for it to happen. Not that it's just him being self-serving. There's a strong case for any of the major east coast cities to host it, so why not have it somewhere where you own a perfect place to host an afterparty?