[SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo

2004-03-08 Thread C.E. Forman
Hey gang, Just a quick note to say we've finally got a discussion group for a collecting expo. Come on over if you'd like to help organize it, know some possible guest speakers (John, looking at you here), or if you just want to hear what we're talking about.

Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-19 Thread C.E. Forman
: Sunday, January 18, 2004 11:39 AM Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo? Like I said, I was at CGExpo and there were maybe 200 people tops (excluding exhibitors). Remember, these people have to come from halfway across the country in many cases, and that is a big barrier

Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-19 Thread C.E. Forman
[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, January 18, 2004 1:17 PM Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo? Another reason to go small is that packed rooms give off the impression of a busy, successful convention. Whereas large rooms partially filled give off the impression of a dying or dead

Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-18 Thread C.E. Forman
I think if we start by asing the CGExpo guys we can find most of this stuff out. I'm sure they'll be happy to give us info, they seem like nice guys. I'll get a message drafted to them this week. Last week I had absolutely no time. For that we could do a quick poll right here. If this

Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-18 Thread C.E. Forman
] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2004 10:53 PM Subject: RE: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo? I think this was meant for the whole group (see bottom)... -Original Message- From: Brian the Fist [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday

Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-18 Thread Adam Baratz
- Original Message - From: C.E. Forman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, January 18, 2004 9:13 AM Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo? Wow, I must REALLY be optimistic, then, I figured a few hundred would show, especially once they learn of the classic authors

Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-18 Thread Brian the Fist
Like I said, I was at CGExpo and there were maybe 200 people tops (excluding exhibitors). Remember, these people have to come from halfway across the country in many cases, and that is a big barrier. Not everyone lives in southern California :) Plan small for a first time conference, or there

Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-18 Thread Edward Franks
On Jan 18, 2004, at 11:39 AM, Brian the Fist wrote: Like I said, I was at CGExpo and there were maybe 200 people tops (excluding exhibitors). Remember, these people have to come from halfway across the country in many cases, and that is a big barrier. Not everyone lives in southern California :)

RE: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-15 Thread John Romero
- From: Stuart Feldhamer [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2004 9:02 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo? If you really think that only 50 paying guests will show up, how many speakers do you think you'd

RE: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-14 Thread Hugh Falk
I think this was meant for the whole group (see bottom)... -Original Message- From: Brian the Fist [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2004 6:07 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo? Hugh Falk wrote: I don't mind scouting out

RE: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-14 Thread Stuart Feldhamer
-Original Message- From: Hugh Falk [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2004 11:53 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo? I think this was meant for the whole group (see bottom)... -Original Message

RE: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-13 Thread Hugh Falk
: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo? Ok, so John and/or Hugh, are you willing to scout out some possible locations there and get us some prices? As well as, later on, speak to local authorities to find out what permits, tax forms, etc may be needed? John Romero wrote: Well, I thought someone

Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-12 Thread C.E. Forman
I'm definitely serious. - Original Message - From: John Romero [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, January 11, 2004 8:18 PM Subject: RE: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo? Heh. You know, it would be best to get a list together of all the game authors that you

Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-12 Thread C.E. Forman
I would say for starters, we'd need to work out a budget and a location. It would be a good idea to have a duration in mind too. 2 days would probably be reasonable. Yeah, 2 days is probably the ideal. Get in Friday and get set up, do the actual show Saturday and Sunday, start cleaning up

Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-11 Thread Brian the Fist
. Then there would be more reason to go (for the family). Hugh -Original Message- From: C.E. Forman [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, January 09, 2004 6:52 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo? This idea comes up every now and then, but we never seem

RE: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-11 Thread Hugh Falk
I know at least two people on this list are in San Diego. (Disclaimer: one of them is me.) Hugh -Original Message- From: C.E. Forman [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, January 11, 2004 11:48 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting

RE: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-11 Thread John Romero
. -Original Message- From: Hugh Falk [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, January 11, 2004 1:19 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo? I know at least two people on this list are in San Diego. (Disclaimer: one of them is me.) Hugh

Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-11 Thread Brian the Fist
I would say for starters, we'd need to work out a budget and a location. It would be a good idea to have a duration in mind too. 2 days would probably be reasonable. Say you had five 1-hour sessions each day, we could have 10 speakers (or groups of speakers) with lots of time to look at

RE: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-10 Thread Hugh Falk
] Subject: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo? This idea comes up every now and then, but we never seem to get past the we should do this stage. If everybody's serious, we could put something like this together. First we'd need to agree where to hold it, of course. East coast? West coast? Middle

[SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-09 Thread C.E. Forman
This idea comes up every now and then, but we never seem to get past the we should do this stage. If everybody's serious, we could put something like this together. First we'd need to agree where to hold it, of course. East coast? West coast? Middle of the country? (Of course it's going to