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BlizzCon 2010 Announced!

March 25th, 2010 Comments off

BlizzCon 2010 Announced! 03/25/10

If you’ve been holding your breath waiting to find out when and where the next BlizzCon would be held, then… you’ve probably passed out by now. But if you’ve just been patiently watching for an announcement, then we’ve got good news for you: BlizzCon will be returning to the Anaheim Convention Center on Friday, October 22 through Saturday, October 23! Just as in years past, BlizzCon 2010 will feature an exciting mix of discussion panels, tournaments, hands-on gameplay, contests, and much more. Check out the announcement press release, and keep an eye on www.blizzcon.com in the months ahead for further details, including ticketing information.

Pack your bags and head out to sunny California.  I went last year.  I stayed with some friends, that I met through WoW, and had a really good time.  So get your costumes crafting going.  Glitterbumps, get your voice acting practice started. And do not hold your breath, you might not even get tickets.

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Blizzcon ’09 Quick Reflection

August 23rd, 2009 Comments off

As I sit here in the airport waiting for our flight to leave I thought I would give some initial thoughts on expansion 3.
*Goblins are op
*Worgans need some “cool” buffs.
*Every expansion feels like this was their original view for the game. This is a good thing.
*Many new guild options, including talent trees and guild patterns and heirlooms.

All in all I was pretty impressed with what I played and saw at the panels. When I get home and have some time, I will expand on all of these points.

Blizzcon Tickets are Officially out

July 30th, 2009 Comments off

I received the first of my four (4) tickets to Blizzcon today.  It came with the barcode and instructions:


Thank you for registering for BlizzCon 2009!


This e-mail is your BlizzCon 2009 registration confirmation. Please print this entire e-mail out and bring it with you, along with photo ID, to the show in order to receive your badge. Photo ID must match the name on this e-mail or you will not be able to receive your BlizzCon badge. The details of your registration follow:

<Name was here>

<BAR CODE PIC WAS HERE>

IMPORTANT! Arriving without this printed bar code and matching photo ID will cause you delays at the door.


The above bar code will be scanned at General Attendee pick-up, and a badge will then be produced for you. Badges will not be mailed. A copy of this confirmation will be stored in the ticket purchaser’s Battle.net account.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please visit www.blizzcon.com or contact customer support via e-mail at blizzconsupport@blizzard.com or phone at: 1-800-592-5499 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. PST on Monday through Friday.

Show Location: Anaheim Convention Center, 800 West Katella Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92802
Show Dates: August 21-22
Badge Pick-Up Hours: Anaheim Convention Center
Thursday, August 20 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Hotel Information: http://www.blizzard.com/blizzcon/travel/

See you there!

So keep an eye out on your mailbox and spam folder for your tickets, they are on their way.

Update 12:01 AM CDT: I received my second ticket of the four about 20 minutes ago.  This seems to be delivered via a mass mailer per name.  So keep an eye out, and do not freak out if you do not get all of them at once.

Update 2 Jul 30, 11:30 AM: Received the remaining two (2) tickets last night around 7 PM CDT.  Blizzard also announced that the bar code claim can also be done on your battle.net account shortly.