Saturday, April 23rd meant a lot more to me than most will ever know. Not only was this my first in-person gaming event, it was my first PAX East and first major gathering I’ve attending since the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020. Fellow writers from the Boss Rush Writing Team and friends from the Dinosaur Machines Podcast also were traveling there. With the hype of seeing my friends in person, I wondered if PAX itself would live up to the hype, especially after E3’s announcement of forgoing any event, physical or virtual, this year.
PAX East was held at the Boston Convention Center at the Seaport district. People crossed the busy streets in droves, some had costumes while other wore gaming paraphernalia. I wore my Link shirt. When PAX East illuminated on the digital billboard, my heart swelled. This event allowed for people with specific hobbies to come together and play…
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