PAX West 2017: A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

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There is an old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words. If that’s the case, then this article is worth nearly 130,000 words, courtesy of all the amateur photography I did while at PAX West 2017! Given the convention centers’ somewhat strict rules for not stopping in place and blocking the massive swarm of humanity, I ended up taking most of these pics while walking or at a rare break in the crowd. So if these are less than professionally done, my apologies. But as a visual learner, I find that there are some things no amount of words can convey, and made it my goal this year to give a sort of visual diary of my experience. While most of these are from the convention center, there are others from the Seattle Indies Expo and other locales. So I hope you enjoy the following, and stay tuned to oprainfall for my last PAX West articles, as well as the great stuff my colleague Chris Melchin is putting out!

About Josh Speer

Josh Speer is addicted to two things in equal measure : Books and Videogames. He has a degree from the University of Washington in English with an emphasis on writing. He joined Operation Rainfall last year while following it on Facebook. His two giant life goals are to write his own series of fantasy / science fiction novels and to get into the creative side of the video game industry. He is beyond pleased to now have his proverbial foot in the door thanks to the opportunity provided by Oprainfall!