Monday, 2 November 2009

SackBoy's Expo Adventure 2009


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Hello People,

Its been a wile since I posted, I'm sorry about that. Lots has happened, most of it I cannot remember.

There Is one think still fresh in my mind, Me and SackBoy's trip to the EuroGamer Expo 30th October 2009 (My brother an Iain were also there)

SackBoy has put together a lovely Picture-Book and he has asked me to blog about it.

This book can also be viewed over at Scribd.com;
http://www.scribd.com/doc/21995185

Please see below for images.

Enjoy!

This is a Picture-Book of my trip to the Euro Gamer Expo 30th October 2009

Tickets to this event were obtained through my friend Spaff at Media Molecule.

Chris heard about the tickets through twitter and fired off a message to Media Molecule for
me. I don’t know much about computers you see, I am full of stuffing after all.

Spaff emailed us back confirming our tickets and telling us we could get a special goodie
bag if we followed these instructions;
1. When you see us, come up to either me or Tom, our names will be on badges
2. Hand us a LittleBigPlanet / Mm related picture that you have drawn.
a. It can be anything, and of any quality, from a stickman on a post it note, to a full
blown watercolour, good, bad or just plain weird, but you must have the drawing.
3. As you hand it to us, give us a sly wink and say ‘Plagachef’ (pronounced play-gershef)

Exciting!

I hope you enjoy my Picture-Book.

Love
SackBoy xx
OOOohhhh what’s in this box?
Chris drew a SackBoy version of himself and Natasha, I really liked them!
Andy drew KackBoy, He was very colourful.
We parked in Iain’s work car-park and got the train into town.

When the train arrived there were no seats, We had to hang out by the toilet, sadface
Iain very kindly let me sit in his jumper though.
Once we got to London we went on two underground trains, One had yellow bars and
the other had green. I liked the green train the best as I got to sit in the priority seat!
There was a big line when we got there, luckily we were super cool and had press
passes so we got to go straight in.
As soon as we got in we headed to the PSP area to Meet Spaff and Tom along with the
rest of the Media Molecule crew. ‘Plagachef? - Ooooh yes please’
There were lots of lovely drawings people had done. Look what was in the goodie
bag; stickers, badges, sweeties and a code for a costume pack. Chris got a history
pack code, I’m looking forward to dressing up as Mozart!
Once we had our goodies we headed off to play some games, Uncharted 2, Wet and
Left 4 Dead 2. I really enjoyed Uncharted 2, The graphics were amazing!
We then stopped for lunch. I had a coke and some really nice soup, Iain had a super
sticky bun.
After lunch we went looking for more exciting games. Heavy Rain was my favourite
of this session, Again the graphics are amazing, you cannot tell the cut scenes from
the gameplay. Really looking forward to the release of this one!
Next we played Beatles RockBand, MAG and Battlefield Bad Company 2, I was
unimpressed with MAG, I had heard so much about it. Bad Company 2 looks and
plays really well though, can’t wait for it to come out!
The chaps checked out Avatar 3D, they said it was really good but the glasses were a
bit big for me to try on. There was also a triple screen Forza 3 setup running from 3
Xbox’s. This was a really engaging racing experience as the screens filled my vision.
Shame it wasn’t Toca Grid though :P
We also managed to get on Army of Two 40th Day and Assassins Creed II. These were
both great, Looking forward to playing 40th day! I also remembered I have a copy of
the first Assassins Creed I have not played yet.. Will have to get on that!
Once we had played all the games we wanted to on the main floor we went back to
hang out with the Media Molecule guys.

I asked Tom nicely and he let me play around with the water beta.. This is going to be
a really exciting update. I’m looking forward to some swimming chaps!
We then played a bit of LittleBigPlanet PSP, this looked really good, I really want a PS
now! Chris told me he bought his PS3 to play LittleBigPlanet and doesn’t think he
could justify buying a PSP for the same reason, Boo...
It was then time to go home, We stopped off at Burger King and I had an XL Bacon
Double Cheeseburger meal with a Milkshake and a Hamburger on the side... It was a
long day... I’M NOT A PIE!
It was a great day and we played some really good games. but I felt relieved when I
cracked open a beer at home. Look at all the goodies I got!
What a great day, Sorry about some of the photos, It was a very dark venue, I will try and
use the flash more next time. I don’t normally like to use the flash as it makes everything
far too bright but I think in a situation like this there is no choice..

I hope you enjoyed my Picture-Book.

Keep an eye out for the next SackBoy Adventure.

Love SackBoy
xx

I hope You liked it, Feel free to use any of the images (Just please credit @Cdoney77)

Love SackBoy xx

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I love my Mozart Costume, Thanks Media Molecule

p.s. Happy Birthday LittleBigPlanet
Love SackBoy xx


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1 comment:

niftyknits said...

love the mozart persona!