PaxEast 2014 Report – Pre-Pax Shenanigans Pt.2

Thursday is always the unofficially official “Day 1” for any expo – most attendees have landed and checked in and are looking for ways to connect and have a little fun before the actual convention starts.

There were a slew of options for anybody who wanted to have a good time yesterday! I partook in Curse’s happy hour at the Harpoon Brewery and, of  course, the chaos that is the annual Pokemon Pub Crawl!

The Curse happy hour was pretty fun – a big divergence from their usually big affair, but I appreciated the cozy intimicy of the event.

The food was spectacular and we got to try a bunch of Harpoon’s beers on tap (their coriander cider is freaking phenomenal!)

The swag was humble – a few bottle openers, cute bag, and beer cozy.

The Pokemon pub crawl was as it always is, ridiculous. I decided to go light on the booze this time around and had a great time up until the end of the night when suddenly a bar wouldn’t accept my state ID! But it was an otherwise wonderful time with friends, playing some games, and generally scaring locals out of bars. Even some dancing happened!

Today’s the first day of the expo proper, I’m pretty darn excited to go!