Author Topic: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September  (Read 10039 times)

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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #80 on: 13 Aug 2018, 18:39 »
Just purchased my return flight from Boston. The flight that made the most sense logistically on the arrival side leaves Logan at 05:30 (Ouch!!) If there are any night owls in the group that can drop me off in the wee hours (25-30 minutes from door to door), I am willing to negotiate a compensation package!

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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #81 on: 15 Aug 2018, 07:24 »
I'm sure it'll work out, Disco.

I just read up on where we're staying, and did you all know that the town (renamed to Lovecraft, MA) is the basis for the the setting of popular comic book Locke & Key?



Maybe we should try to fit some cave exploring into our program... 8-0 (And if you haven't read it, I recommend the comic. It's solid Vertigo-style fantasy/horror with a completed, self-contained story.)

Also, if anybody's interested in fielding an adventure game jam team (without spending the whole week working on it), let's talk!

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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #82 on: 08 Sep 2018, 19:33 »
So I bet I'm the first to be leaving for Mittens, tomorrow morning!

Why now, a week before the start of the event? Well, since the place I'm living now is inconvenient for the airport, I'll be stopping over at my parents' for a couple of days before catching a flight to Boston, joining Disco and Priv. Puddin' for our pre-Mittens New England road trip. But it does mean I have to get all my packing done and anything else that needs doing out of the way before I leave.

See you on the other side!

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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #83 on: 09 Sep 2018, 15:08 »
I'm in New York since Friday :)







Even my hotel is getting in the mood with bluecup..


See you in Boston!

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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #84 on: 09 Sep 2018, 20:27 »
OK, you win!  :)

But then again I feel like you're always on the move. See you in Boston! (I just realized that I'll be landing 00:25 my time, so the drive that evening should be interesting...)

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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #85 on: 15 Sep 2018, 09:50 »
My plane leaves in a few minutes, so I'll see you all in Boston later today!

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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #86 on: 15 Sep 2018, 16:16 »
We're picking up our car in a little while and then driving up! Should be there this evening.
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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #87 on: 15 Sep 2018, 20:54 »
Enjoy Mittens, everyone. Keep us updated with piccies ands gossip. X

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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #88 on: 23 Sep 2018, 01:15 »
Mittens is over! Here is one of our group shots:

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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #89 on: 23 Sep 2018, 01:44 »
Nice! Hope everyone had a fine time. ;-D
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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #90 on: 23 Sep 2018, 02:05 »
Good Mittens!

I'm finally boarding my plane out of Boston. Next time I'm not gonna book something at 9.30 in the evening... Hope you made it back OK, Disco.

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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #91 on: 23 Sep 2018, 02:42 »
Was very good, indeed! Been in major zombie mode most of the day, so will update later with my recap and photos.

Next time I'm not gonna book something at 9.30 in the evening... Hope you made it back OK, Disco.

...and I will likewise never fly at 05:30 ever again :P I meant to post an update earlier. Thanks for saving my ass this morning!! I really owe you one. The person at the gate said I made it about two minutes before closing (cut it extremely close for my connecting flight as well). Sorry for the inconvenience, hope your sleep was not too disrupted as a result.
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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #92 on: 23 Sep 2018, 02:45 »
I am in Florida for my post Mittens holiday! I'll stick photos in a proper gallery at some point, but for now:














« Last Edit: 23 Sep 2018, 03:34 by Privateer Puddin' »

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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #93 on: 23 Sep 2018, 07:28 »
Just got back as well to a decidedly more chilly Oslo. Will post gallery within the next few days.

It was a fun Mittens, and it was good both meeting the old faces again and the new inductees.
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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #94 on: 23 Sep 2018, 18:27 »
Looks like you had a great time :)
And it seems you played an escape the room game? How appropriate!

Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #95 on: 24 Sep 2018, 18:12 »
Looks like fun! I'll get to one of these yet. ;-D

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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #96 on: 24 Sep 2018, 19:34 »
I'll share the accounts with you guys soon (soon...), I've just been too jetlagged to enter the last few little things yet. If you have any outstanding receipts or expenses (some people paid for Ubers/Lyfts, for example), please send them to me. I assume for the Tides bill we'll just split it evenly among the people who were there?

...and I will likewise never fly at 05:30 ever again :P I meant to post an update earlier. Thanks for saving my ass this morning!! I really owe you one. The person at the gate said I made it about two minutes before closing (cut it extremely close for my connecting flight as well). Sorry for the inconvenience, hope your sleep was not too disrupted as a result.

Glad you made it! I was pretty sure you were going to have to catch a later flight. No worries, those 50 minutes of lost sleep did not prove debilitating.

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Re: Mittens 2018 confirmed - Boston 15-22 September
« Reply #97 on: 26 Sep 2018, 22:36 »
Which one of you S.O.B.s used my Steam code for Lamplight City?! I will reclaim my honour via hand-to-hand combat next Mittens. You have roughly 360 days to prepare yourself.

...tick-tock...tick-tock...


Edit: Apparent "zero" and "O" confusion!
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