Yesterday, word began to spread that an Enforcer, or convention staff member, died of COVID-19 after returning home from PAX East 2022. Reporting on COVID-19 cases emerging from the Boston convention started as early as during the actual show, prompting coverage from various news outlets without any official responses from PAX leadership. Late yesterday, a […]
Yesterday, a GoFundMe campaign was posted on behalf of Dawn “Deestar” Wood, a longtime PAX Enforcer (volunteer staff) and known member of that community. On April 30, 2022, Wood died from a COVID-19 infection, days after returning home from PAX East 2022. This appears to be the first death reported directly related to the event, […]
Video game conventions went on hiatus at the beginning of 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. While the world is still very much dealing with this virus, conventions like Pax East and others have begun to adapt to the changing world and have re-opened its doors. This means that for the first time in a long […]
When folks in the media attend a show like PAX East, a lot of time before the show is spent fielding emails about making appointments. And with a distinct lack of huge AAA publishers at the 2022 edition, tons of room was left to make new discoveries. For my first PAX I took on way […]
Even more big names are erring on the side of safety.
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