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The 2012 Midlife Gamer Eurogamer Expo Meet-ups & Party!

September 2nd, 2012 by

It’s the Eurogamer Expo 2012 from 27th to 30th of September at Earls Court in London.
This will the third year running that Midlife Gamer have held a number of official meet ups over the weekend for the community and we’d love to see you there.
Please visit the Official thread on the forums for a list of attendees.

Midlife Gamer 2012 Eurogamer Expo Thread

Friday & Saturday Liquid Lunch Meet Ups
Saturday After Show Party
Charity Pub Quiz
Charity Raffle and Auction Bonanza
Saturday’s Midlife Gamer interactive show floor game.
The Midlife Gamer Expo Twitter Feed
Limited Edition Midlife Gamer Eurogamer Expo 2011 Merchandise


The Official Midlife Gamer Liquid Lunch Meet Ups.
Friday 28th and Saturday 29th September
1230hrs to 1400hrs
Prince of Wales Pub
See below for directions.
We have a private area for everyone to get together, enjoy a few drinks and tuck into some of their tasty grub. Sarah and her staff have been looking after us for the past couple of years so you can be sure of a warm welcome. Just come on over to the crowd in the lower area and say hello. Look out for the bunting!
Don’t worry about getting there for 2 o’clock in the afternoon…if its anything like last year, we’ll be there till closing time on the Friday night and till late afternoon on Saturday.
It’s a two minute walk from the Expo.
Under 18’s are permitted if accompanied by a responsible adult.

How to get to the Prince of Wales Pub

The Official Midlife Gamer After Show Party.
Saturday 29th September
1800hrs to 0000hrs
O’Neill’s Pub & Grill – See below for the map.
We have a large private function room booked for the evening with its own bar with food available to order.
Under 18’s are permitted if accompanied by a responsible adult.

As well as giving you a chance to meet up with fellow Midlife Gamers there is going to be some fun and games to help raise money for the inspirational charity GamesAid.org

Sexy Charity Pub Quiz
1930Hrs – 2030Hrs
Just like the podcast, we are going to be holding a very special Sexy Pub Quiz for everyone to join in with.
A little bit different this year, it’s going to be a BINGO style quiz with 25 questions split into five rounds…all will become clear on the night. Oh, and just for shits n giggles, there’ll be a picture quiz.
Maximum team size of FIVE. £5 donation per team….prizes? Well, maybe we can come up with something.
(In the event of a draw, there will be a tie-breaker question)

Tickets for the raffle will be on sale during Saturday evening with ALL proceeds going to GamesAid. Tickets will be a £1.00 each. The more you buy, the better your chances!

We’ve had some wonderful donations from various companies and members of the community, which we’ll be revealing on the forum on the run up to the event.
We will also have some VERY special prizes that will be AUCTIONED off during the evening.

If you’re reading this and think that you have something you’d like to donate to the prize vault, then please email Adamski@midlifegamer.net with details.

**The Just Giving website is set up to take donations for raffle tickets and auctioned items**
**We can access this site on the night via smart phone or wifi for payment**
**We must insist that successful bidders for auction items make their donation on the night**

We will be handing out special Midlife Gamer VIP Passes* on the Saturday for a fun show floor game to play. We want to encourage you to visit particular places at the Expo which we feel you would find of interest.
On the back of the pass you will find a number of logo’s. All you have to do is head to the places featured, start chatting to the staff at the stand and get a sticker from them.
Collect them all and you will unlock a special forum avatar award. Pass will also feature a special QR Code, so make sure you’ve got a mobile device that can read this…who knows where it will send you!?

For details of how to collect your pass, keep an eye on the forums closer to the event.

*The passes are not associated with Eurogamer and do not grant you access to any backstage areas.

The Midlife Gamer Eurogamer Expo Twitter hash tag for everyone to follow is:
#MLGX
Follow @midlifegamernet

Start using the tag now and over the course of the Expo. Let us know what your planning, where you are going to be and if there is anything exciting going on.
Keep an eye on this for ad hoc meet ups at the event too.

Official Midlife Gamer EXPO merchandise is coming very soon – watch this space.

Who’s going to be there…

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11 Responses to “The 2012 Midlife Gamer Eurogamer Expo Meet-ups & Party!”
  1. avatar Type40_Dashboxer says:

    That picture is great. Dead excited now – see you all in a few weeks…

  2. avatar SirSamuelVimes says:

    That’s an awesome logo, so excited, not long to go.

  3. avatar BlueWolf says:

    I really can’t wait, the defending Quiz champions will be returning this year.

    Although can we buy 2012 merchandise instead of 2011? lmao

  4. New merch will be available very soon my good man

  5. avatar metalshed says:

    im sad because im not allowed to go and play out in London. Wish there were more conventions further north.

  6. avatar MaGe1974 says:

    If my Eurogamer excitement could be turned into useable energy, I’d be single-handedly powering a substantial part of South Wales right now….

  7. avatar EpicArdaSnails says:

    That should be a teeshirt on its own, amazing!

  8. avatar DigitalPariah says:

    Have to agree with Epic. Would buy that tshirt for EG2012.

    Come on guys. Make it happen :D

  9. avatar Tepic says:

    Make the shirt! Or a larger image so I can make my own!

  10. Hi all,
    In answer to those requesting the name collage to be released as an official shirt design…

    The short answer is no.

    The longer answer is the designs we create are in vector format, and are designed to fit the strict criteria for flex printing (highest quality) in Spreadshirt.
    Even if the image was converted to vector format it would be rejected due to the small size of the lettering.

    All I can suggest is that the original creator posts a high quality image so that users can upload to Spreadshirt or another online T-Shirt printer themselves.

    Be advised though that this will only output as a digital print, which is of much lesser quality and will be pretty much fucked after a handful of washes, like that Ben 10 pyjama set you can buy on the market for your Son/Nephew for £5.

    Buyer beware!

  11. avatar duggydarko says:

    I bought that PJ set to go with my bed spread :-D

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