Guildhall at Comic Con 2014-15

The Guildhall at SMU will travel to Comic Con in San Antonio, Chicago, Austin and New Orleans from August 2014 to January 2015. The popular conventions reach a large and enthusiastic gaming audience. René Archambault, manager of admissions and alumni affairs, will blog about Guildhall activities at the San Antonio gathering.

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Walls come down, excitement goes up

Baby ewok, San Antonio Comic Con 2014

Baby ewok, San Antonio Comic Con 2014. Photo credit: René Archambault/SMU Adventures

People of all ages came out today to celebrate the fun that Comic Con San Antonio brings to the city. From a baby Ewok, to a magnificent Maleficent, to an Ursula who looked like she swam straight out of the movie, it was a full day of cosplay (costume play).

Many of these cosplayers spent time with SMU Guildhall exploring their desire to break into the video game industry. Overheard more often than not: “I had no idea that I could get a master’s degree in video game development. This is awesome.”

This show proves that when a group of like-minded people get together, walls come down, excitement goes up, and the only thing to do is have fun. Onto Day 3 we go.…

Maleficent, San Antonio Comic Con 2014

Maleficent, San Antonio Comic Con 2014. Photo credit: René Archambault/SMU Adventures

Ursula, San Antonio Comic Con 2014

Ursula, San Antonio Comic Con 2014. Photo credit: René Archambault/SMU Adventures

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