Archive for the ‘Convergence’ Category

Convergence 2008 Report

Saturday, July 12th, 2008

Convergence 2008 was a wild, fun, and, at times exasperating time. Most of the time it was a very up convention, but they did run into some problems, some of which can be attributed to growing pains. Not surprising as the Con grew by about 400 attendees over last year. ...

Back From Convergence

Monday, July 7th, 2008

We're finally back from Convergence. It was a wild, and at many times, frustrating event this year. Here is the first video clip from the con that I have been able to process for the heckuvit. It's me, Sqotty MacKlingon, with the two guys dressed up as Captain Kirk (Earl ...

Convergence 2007 Report

Tuesday, July 10th, 2007

Convergence 2007 was, once again, a convention that should not be missed. The Klingons of KAG were in full force with elements of the Cold Death Quadrant in attendance included the crews of the IKV Rakehell, IKV Black Thunder, and the IKV Warhammer. The Rakehell arrived the day before the ...

Convergence 2006 Report

Thursday, July 13th, 2006

Convergence 2006 kicked off with a blast and never slowed down. There were five ships from the Cold Death Quadrant, and Klingons came from points further to see Robert O'Reilly (Gowron) and J.G. Hertzler (Martok), this year's Guests of Honor. And they were well worth the effort to ...

After Convergence Aftermath

Tuesday, July 11th, 2006

I am back from Convergence, and getting back to something resembling normal. Between the LMH and myself, we have something like 6GB of photos and video to process. That's a lot! Convergence was a blast. The Guests of Honor were shown a great time and all want to come ...

Convergence 2005

Sunday, July 10th, 2005

Convergence 2005 is officially over! And, as usual, it was a blast. Be sure to check out my during the con reports. See the following pages for more write ups: Report 1 Report 2 Report 3 Report 4 Now for pictures and more details: Kelly McCullough, Elizabeth Bear, Patrick Smith (back), Kevin Trainor ...

Convergence 2005 Photos

Monday, July 4th, 2005

The photos with commentary is now up in the Mission Reports section. Enjoy. When you are done there, Check out the Rampant Wombat for more Convergence details.

Convergence 2005, part 4

Monday, July 4th, 2005

Convergence 2005 is over. In fact, its now the day after. Time to get this final post finished and write a mission report and put up the photos. Not to mention pick the girls up from doggie camp and get some yard work done around here. Final numbers for Convergence, roughly, ...

Convergence 2005, part 3

Monday, July 4th, 2005

It is Sunday morning at Convergence 2005. I have survived another night of drunken revelry. At least, this time, it was easier as I chose not to get hammered like on Friday night. Saturday evening started out with dinner in the bar with some friends, then heading up to the masquerade ...

Convergence 2005, part 2

Monday, July 4th, 2005

Afternoon…the Raptor Center put on a very good demo, featuring three of their touring birds: Otis, the Red Faced Screech Owl; Chuk, the Peregrine Falcon; Madame Maxine, the Bald Eagle.. This was an educational presentation in a freeform format. The Raptor Center volunteers, Sharon and Amber fielded numerous questions about ...

Convergence 2005, part 1

Monday, July 4th, 2005

Its now the morning of Day 2 of Convergence 2005. and I am just a wee bit hung over. Yesterday, after getting checked in and overcoming problems with the card key programming for the elevator so I can get to my room on the club level, I headed down to the ...

CONvergence 2001

Monday, December 1st, 2003

This is the Twin Cities big convention. Held at the Radisson Bloomington, a hotel nicely laid out for SF conventions, with main party rooms in the cabana surrounding the pool, and meeting rooms throughout the hotel. Attendance was expected to hit 2000, which puts it on a par ...

CONvergence 2002

Monday, December 1st, 2003

Silly me! I didn't take a lot of notes. Just pics. Enjoy! 166k JPEG Laura, the Captain of the IKV Rakehell 182k JPEG Evil, but cute 153k JPEG Klingon pirate radio 130k JPEG Klinging on to the lady! 161k JPEG Klingon sword fighting demo 106k JPEG a scene from Sis'Kil and Kil'bert, by ...

Convergence 2003

Thursday, July 10th, 2003

All pics are thumbnails. Klick on the image link for a larger view. Convergence 2003, running over the 4th of July weekend, and held at the Bloomington Radisson Hotel, started off with a bang. Party bang, that is. After getting checked into the hotel and gear moved into my room, ...