Monthly Archives: January 2014

Contribution to Irish Gaming Award

In which I talk about...

So, I was minding my own business, taking a selfie with Karen in the Old Bar at Warpcon…

selfie

…and two seconds after this picture was taken, I realised that Eoin was saying nice things about me and that I was being pulled up on stage to receive the Contribution to Irish Gaming Award.

Clearly, my friends are far more tricksy than I had realised, and had me convinced that they knew who was going to win and that it was somebody else. Here’s the thing – I was so surprised that I was left, literally, speechless. If I had had time to think, this is what I would have liked to have said:

I’ve been very involved in the Irish gaming scene for the past ten years. I’ve been on organising committees for a bunch of conventions in various roles, Warpcon, Itzacon, Gaelcon, I’ve convinced groups from different areas to…

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