I went to PAX East 2016 on Friday like almost everyone else. I had my badge (my awesome wife manages to get a three-day badge every year before they sell out), my backpack, and excitement. By the end of the weekend I had effectively transitioned into covering the event for this website. I wasn’t getting hot scoops on newly announced games or churning out stories describing the mechanics of games I played on the show floor. I was finding stories that relate to our little niche here at TheoNerd, the intersection of philosophy, theology, and video games (in this case). But even though it wasn’t traditional games reporting, there was no doubt that I had mentally shifted from attending PAX East to covering it during the show. This is an amazing testament to the industry.

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