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.

Looking for game changers in Chicago

An update from Meredith of The Guildhall at SMU: Things are really starting to heat up at day two of Comic Con Chicago!  In between character spotting and photo ops, we're on the lookout for future gamers and game changers. The most popular characters so far are Deadpool and Harley Quinn. They come in all sizes and shapes and constantly amaze. Another unique aspect of this Con is the sheer number of Star Trek actors making an appearence including Jonathan Frakes (Riker), Brent Spiner (Data), Patrick Stewart (Picard), and Michael Dorn (Warf). Our booth neighbor to the right are the very talented artists of Lion Forge Comics who are continually sketching and creating masterpieces. To the left is Insight Editions, [...]

2014-08-27T07:50:24+00:00 August 22nd, 2014|Guildhall at Comic Con 2014-15|

Walls come down, excitement goes up

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 [...]

2014-08-04T18:08:39+00:00 August 3rd, 2014|Guildhall at Comic Con 2014-15|

Zoinks!

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.

2015-01-06T11:40:28+00:00 August 2nd, 2014|Guildhall at Comic Con 2014-15|