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DragonCon rocks

Fredeghar Wayfarer

Jul 18 2013, 3:39am

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DragonCon rocks [In reply to] Can't Post

If you have never been to DragonCon, what you should expect is a non-stop costume party for several days. There are a lot of great panels and guests but the main draw at Dragon (for me at least) is the amazing costumes and wandering around the various hotels, people-watching.

In terms of stuff for LOTR fans, there is a Tolkien-themed track of panels and there is usually a fan meetup called An Evening in Bree where all the Middle-earth cosplayers gather and they have games and live music.

Tips: Arrive early if you can so you miss the crowds checking into the hotel (unless you are staying somewhere offsite). Be aware that the con is spread across several hotels so you may have to take skybridges or (*gasp*) go outside in the Atlanta sun to get to a destination. Also, you will learn the phrase "Down to go up" when using the elevators, as one often has to ride them the other direction first due to so many people using them.

It's a really great con. I hope you have a good time! I will be there dressed as Bilbo (among other things).

Subject User Time
Is TORn going to have a presence at this years DragonCon in Atlanta? elf_wannabee Send a private message to elf_wannabee Jul 18 2013, 1:11am
    Absolutely! entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Jul 18 2013, 2:33am
    DragonCon rocks Fredeghar Wayfarer Send a private message to Fredeghar Wayfarer Jul 18 2013, 3:39am
    YES! Taliesin Send a private message to Taliesin Jul 18 2013, 9:38pm
    D*C 2013 13thHour Send a private message to 13thHour Jul 25 2013, 7:52am
    DCon Tolkien Track Schedule deej Send a private message to deej Jul 29 2013, 12:39pm


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