Convention

Contest: See Nels Anderson’s Gamercamp Talk!

We've got another Gamercamp contest today for all you gamers out there. Enter for a chance to win a ticket to Mark of the Ninja lead designer Nels Anderson's opening night talk at Gamercamp on Friday, November 1 at 7 pm, courtesy of Dork Shelf and our friends at Gamercamp!

Gamercamp set to honour TOJam

Gamercamp will celebrate the Toronto Independent Game Jam at the inaugural Gamercamp Honours Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 1. Do you have any stories about TOJam? Share them using the Twitter hashtag #TOJamXOXO!

The Fan Expo Gaming Recap

Fan Expo stormed through Toronto to the tune of an estimated 100,000 people over the weekend, and Dork Shelf was there to take in all the sights, sounds, and cosplay on display. Here are a few quick gaming-themed notes from the show floor.

Gamercamp Day Two Wrap Up

Another year, another Gamercamp! With the fourth iteration of the Toronto-based video game culture festival now in the can, the Shelf's Eric Weiss, Jon Ore, and Timothy Krynicki round up last night's social events and a selection of today's speakers.

Tales from FanExpo: How to Attend a Convention Panel

My favourite part of any comic convention is going to panels. Panels tend to be great sources of information, and offer a lot for attendees to learn for essentially the price of their ticket. They're also a great place to sit down and rest some weary feet. As with anything else, however, there's a right way to go about attending a panel, and there's a wrong way. Here's a couple things you can do to make sure that your experience is a good one.