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PAX Unplugged 2018 Panel Lineup Announced

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PAX Unplugged returns to Philadelphia for the second year from November 30th to December 2nd! If you’ve been on the fence about attending, they have just released their schedule of events you’ll be able to watch (or be part of) at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

There will be tournaments for those looking to compete in some of the most popular games—like Magic: The Gathering—and live podcasts and actual plays for those wanting to see their favorite performers—like Acquisitions Inc., Shut Up & Sit Down, and more! There will also be panels—like Table for Two: Intro to Two-Player Tabletop RPGs from our friends Jeff Stormer (Party of One Podcast), Zack and Diana Woodard (Heart Points), and Ben and Mel Wallis (Pod of Love)—for those that are looking to learn something about the tabletop gaming world.

Over 200 exhibitors will be on hand so that you can play the latest and greatest in tabletop gaming—dice, miniatures, tiles, card games, board games, and SO MUCH MORE.

Penny Arcade and PAX co-founder, Jerry Holkins, says “We can’t overstate our excitement for PAX Unplugged’s second year. We look forward to blowing everyone away with our exciting lineup.”

Three-day, one-day, and Sunday kids badges are still available at the time of this writing and can be picked up here.

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PAX Unplugged 2018 Exhibitors, Panel Lineup Announced 

PHILADELPHIA – Oct. 3, 2018 – The exhibitor and panel lineup for PAX Unplugged 2018, the tabletop-focused entry in the international lineup of PAX events, taking place Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, is now available via the show’s website.

On the show floor, PAX Unplugged attendees can play the latest and greatest offerings from more than 200 exhibitors, including many of the top names in the tabletop space. Whether it’s card games like Magic: The Gathering and Exploding Kittens, board games titles from Asmodee and Catan Studios, or tabletop and miniature experiences from the likes of Games Workshop, Reaper Miniatures, and Catalyst Game Labs, PAX Unplugged has something for everyone.

PAX Unplugged 2018 will also feature live events, shows, and appearances from some of the biggest names in tabletop gaming, including Acquisitions Inc. and its “C” Team, The Waffle Crew, Shut Up & Sit Down, The Dice Tower, and many more.

“We can’t overstate our excitement for PAX Unplugged’s second year,” said Jerry Holkins, Penny Arcade and PAX co-founder. “We look forward to blowing everyone away with our exciting lineup when this year’s festivities kick off next month.”

Three-day badges for PAX Unplugged are still currently available for $65.00. One-day badges are also on sale for $30.00, while Sunday kids’ badges can be purchased for $10.00. Passes for the show, as well as pre-order exclusive merch, can be acquired here.

Established in 2017, PAX Unplugged delivers the fan-focused experience PAX attendees enjoyed for more than a decade but centered around card, board, and other tabletop games. Now in its second year, PAX Unplugged will build on the first year’s success, featuring more new game announcements, play-in tournaments, and panels featuring the biggest names in the world of board, card, and tabletop gaming.

The PAX series of shows (West, East, South, Aus, and Unplugged), produced by ReedPOP in conjunction with Penny Arcade, comprise some of the world’s largest gaming festivals. PAX events connect the industry’s greatest creative minds from across the worlds of video gaming and tabletop, directly to passionate audiences.

For more information, visit the PAX website or follow the show on Twitter and Facebook.

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Kev is the co-founder of Crude Humor Studios and That's Entertainment. He also writes, produces, and directs their skits, shorts, and web series, while sharing managing editor duties for That's Entertainment.

Kev is the host of the podcast, Everything is Awesome and is the co-host of The Zombcast. He is the former host of the podcasts Happy Hour with Steel Tip, Creepcast, Happy Hour, 30 Minute Outsider, The Muff Squad, That's Entertainment, 215th Entertainment Presents: Sounds of Philly, Academic Nerds, and OuaT: The Unofficial Once Upon a Time Podcast.

Kev also writes for Dark Knight News and is working on a science fiction series.

Most of all, Kev is a dad to two wonderful children.
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