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The Escapist at PAX East 2011

| 9 Mar 2011 15:00

If you are attending PAX East this weekend, be sure to check out The Escapist's panels and movie nights! With LoadingReadyRun, MovieBob, Shamus Young, Susan Arendt and Greg Tito.

We are very excited to be participating in PAX East this year with an array of exciting events where we hope to see you! Don't miss The Escapist's Movie Night on Friday with LRR, MovieBob and Shamus Young, or LRR's Screen Block on Saturday. Please check out the schedule below for all our panel and movie night information.

Friday

D&D Edition Wars

2:00pm - 3:00pm in the Merman Theatre

Join Dungeons & Dragons experts Ed Stark, Christopher Perkins and Kevin Kulp as they analyze and discuss the different editions' gameplay innovation, Role Play integration, pros, cons and their general favorite aspects of the game. All things D&D will be fair game as they try to determine which edition is the ultimate D&D experience. Moderated by Greg Tito, Games Editor of The Escapist.

Panelists include: Greg Tito [Games Editor, The Escapist], Ed Stark [Former Lead Designer, Wizards of the Coast], Christopher Perkins [Senior Producer for D&D, Wizards of the Coast] and Kevin Kulp [Admin of EN World and independent game designer]

The Escapist Movie Night

9:30pm - 12:00am in the Wyvern Theatre

Join LRR, MovieBob, Shamus Young, Susan Arendt and Greg Tito to watch your favorite web series, including world-premiere episodes of Zero Punctuation, Extra Credits and Anthony Saves the World! There will also be hysterical episodes of Escape to the Movies and Top 5 with Lisa Foiles, a Daily Drop montage, and more. Don't miss this great opportunity to enjoy the best series on the web live with all your friends!

Saturday

Females on Female Characters

3:00pm - 4:00pm in the Wyvern Theatre

Join Susan Arendt, Kathleen de Vere, AJ Glasser, Tracey John and Trina Schwimmer as they discuss what they embrace in female fictional characters and why these attributes are important. They will identify their favorite characters and how they would like more heroines with similar attributes integrated into Geek culture. This fresh, positive approach to female characters shouldn't be missed.

Panelists include: Susan Arendt [Senior Editor, The Escapist], Kathleen De Vere [Actor, LoadingReadyRun], Tracey John [Writer, The Daily], Trina Schwimmer [Founder, GamingAngels.com], AJ Glasser [News Editor, GamePro]

The LoadingReadyRun Panel

7:30pm - 8:30pm in the Wyvern Theatre
LoadingReadyRun, manufacturers of the finest internet comedy, have sent a delegation to the forbidden wilds of the east coast for one, single purpose: Answering your questions and being generally amusing for your entertainment. LoadingReadyRun produces Unskippable, LoadingReadyRun, and Daily Drop for the Escapist Magazine, and runs the annual Desert Bus Fundraising Marathon in support of Child's Play.

The LoadingReadyRun Screening Block

9:30pm - 11:30pm in the Wyvern Theatre
In what has become a PAX tradition for LRR, join Graham, Paul and Kathleen as they provide live creator commentary on a bunch of their videos. It's a really fun time for everyone, come on by!

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