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Title: Metal Gear Gathering 2017 (Official!)
Post by: omega_drug on April 05, 2017, 11:50:56 PM
Update 2: Our event page on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/120718205150681/

Update: We are official, please see time/day/location below. Please join us if you're planning to cosplay Metal Gear.

So...trying to gauge interest in another Metal Gear gathering for Fanime 2017. We had a good turnout last year, despite the host being MIA (I suppose I'll never live that one down). This year, we have zacknini volunteering to co-host, so that if I'm late, someone else will be there to take over.

If people are interested, I'm looking into either Friday, Saturday, or Monday.  Please comment to let me know.


Metal Gear Gathering 2017


Day: Friday, May 26, 2017
Time: 5 pm
Location: G10 (offsite - Cesar Chavez Park, by the snake statue)


Cosplayers:

zacknini - Kazuhira Miller (co-host)
Marodynamic - Dr. Strangelove
Eri Kagami - Big Boss
connor - Naked Snake 
kayla - Para-Medic
omega_drug - Sniper Wolf (or Mei Ling, co-host)

Photoshoot order:

-Group photo - all
-Group shot of characters from each game (starting from earliest release)
-All Snakes together
-All units together (Foxhound, Cobra, BB etc.)
-Support team characters
-Fights/Stealth/Action shots
-Joke shots (obligatory scenarios involving the legendary cardboard box, maybe, if I remember to supply one)
-Any other requests or suggestions

Legal Statement-Fanime will be taking group pictures during the Gathering/Event this year. If you do not want to be included in those pictures please step aside for those photos. By remaining with the group when the pictures are being taken you give your consent to be photographed.
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: zacknini on April 06, 2017, 12:13:47 AM
Thanks for making the topic/hosting this C:
I'm fine with Friday or Monday, since saturday is pretty busy for me o:
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: omega_drug on April 06, 2017, 11:33:58 PM
I think I'll put in for Friday afternoon or Monday morning, in that case. Last year it was on a Friday afternoon.

I may set up a facebook page once the time/location gets approved.
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: zacknini on April 08, 2017, 10:21:48 PM
Friday would be fine :o
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: draxLfly2 on April 09, 2017, 11:31:29 AM
Would you like a list of all the gatherings and their times so you can apply to the times that are available?
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: omega_drug on April 09, 2017, 01:08:06 PM
Sure, thanks, that'd be helpful. Right now I'm looking for a Friday time slot, hopefully.
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: Marodynamic on April 11, 2017, 01:51:17 PM
If it's late friday or later I'd like to go! This sounds really fun, I didn't go last year! Not sure if I'll have a cosplay or not but I'm definitely interested!
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: zacknini on April 11, 2017, 11:06:44 PM
:D We'd love to have you! Also tell your MGS friends ;D
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: omega_drug on April 13, 2017, 01:25:20 AM
Is Friday 4pm a good time?  I'm open to whenever on Friday.
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: Marodynamic on April 13, 2017, 09:03:38 AM
4pm would probably depend on how fast I can check into the hotel and get my badge, as I won't be getting to San Jose until around 12-1pm :/ Though if the badge lines aren't bad it probably wouldn't be a problem!
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: omega_drug on April 13, 2017, 07:20:47 PM
I could put in for 5pm or 6pm, but 6pm is the latest time slot available.
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: zacknini on April 13, 2017, 10:58:12 PM
Yeah 4-5 sounds good to me c:
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: Marodynamic on April 14, 2017, 11:04:22 PM
5 Sounds good! Since the remodel the badge lines have gotten better so that should be enough time :3
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: omega_drug on April 15, 2017, 12:51:02 AM
I submitted the request for Friday at 5pm. Backup options are Friday 6pm, Friday 4pm. Then Sunday and Saturday only if absolutely necessary.

For location, I requested the same spot as last year, the offsite location. Unless anyone has a better suggestion?

I don't have a facebook set up yet. Should I make one? Or can I get a volunteer?
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: Marodynamic on April 15, 2017, 09:27:12 PM
I'm fine with wherever! Where offsite was it last year?

I wouldn't be a good volunteer for the facebook part since I very rarely use it, so unfortunately I can't help out in that way though :/
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: zacknini on April 16, 2017, 06:42:00 PM
Ooh settin gup a FB would be good to have
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: zacknini on April 19, 2017, 08:13:11 PM
I think once everything is settled I can actually set one up :D
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: Eri Kagami on April 20, 2017, 06:08:56 PM
I'm totally fine with Friday.
I'll be wearing my dapper rendition of Big Boss. Can't wait!
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: zacknini on April 20, 2017, 10:12:28 PM
Glad to have you~!
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: omega_drug on April 23, 2017, 11:14:01 PM
So haven't heard anything back yet. I'll give it a couple more days before I email the organizers and ask about our status.

I'm fine with wherever! Where offsite was it last year?

I wouldn't be a good volunteer for the facebook part since I very rarely use it, so unfortunately I can't help out in that way though :/

Last year it was at the snake statue in Cesar Chavez park. (Snake puns everywhere...)

You can see the photos here:

https://www.facebook.com/MobiusPhotographyOfficial/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1027648487312350 (https://www.facebook.com/MobiusPhotographyOfficial/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1027648487312350)

Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: zacknini on April 24, 2017, 10:36:03 AM
Yeah I've noticed the mods have been really quiet, the host for another gathering of mine hasnt shown up once after claiming the spot and I've heard nothing from higher ups :c

I hope we got the spot!
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: zacknini on April 29, 2017, 05:53:04 PM
Any word ? O:
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: omega_drug on April 29, 2017, 11:01:39 PM
They posted an official gatherings list on their facebook on 4/21, and I noticed that we are not on that list.  So I messaged them via fb to get an update on our status.  The deadline is tomorrow at midnight, so I want to know asap if my request didn't go through or whatever.
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: zacknini on April 30, 2017, 04:07:33 PM
Yeah, i'm not sure whats going on with that cuz I'm sure we submitted it earlier. Hopefully they get on it.
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017
Post by: omega_drug on May 02, 2017, 04:01:07 PM
We are official!

Day: Friday, May 26, 2017
Time: 5 pm
Location: G10 (offsite - Cesar Chavez Park, by the snake statue)

Hope to see you all there.
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017 (Official!)
Post by: zacknini on May 02, 2017, 07:59:58 PM
;D I'll be there as Kazuhira

Would you like me to set up the FB page, and we can add it to the first post?
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017 (Official!)
Post by: omega_drug on May 03, 2017, 07:22:54 PM
If you could that'd be great.  :)

I'll be there either as Sniper Wolf or Mei Long depending on how things go.
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017 (Official!)
Post by: Marodynamic on May 03, 2017, 09:41:34 PM
I'll most likely be going as Strangelove! If I can find a vest at least..
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017 (Official!)
Post by: zacknini on May 03, 2017, 10:37:12 PM
Alrighty! I'll get on that!

EDITED:  https://www.facebook.com/events/120718205150681/

Here we go c:

And awesome, I hope you can find a vest I'd love to see! :D Tell your friends too~
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017 (Official!)
Post by: TensonStar on May 07, 2017, 01:41:44 AM
Ill be cosplaying as Meryl but i have to be at work from 3-7pm so i wont be able to make it :(
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017 (Official!)
Post by: zacknini on May 07, 2017, 05:22:50 PM
Oh no :c We would've loved to have you
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017 (Official!)
Post by: zacknini on May 19, 2017, 12:03:17 PM
We will have a Naked Snake (connor) and a Para-Medic (kayla) :D
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017 (Official!)
Post by: omega_drug on May 19, 2017, 05:32:35 PM
Awesome! I'll add them to the list.
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017 (Official!)
Post by: zacknini on May 22, 2017, 05:00:13 PM
:D Its almost time, cant wait to see everyone. Im sure there'll more that show up that dont come to forums or FB.
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017 (Official!)
Post by: zacknini on May 25, 2017, 03:30:30 PM
Omega! Did you want to meet up at certain time before the gathering to make sure people know where it is?
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017 (Official!)
Post by: tokenflipguy on May 25, 2017, 11:21:35 PM
I'll be Solid Snake (MGS2). Since the Kojima Panel is on the waiting list. :P
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017 (Official!)
Post by: zacknini on May 25, 2017, 11:30:04 PM
I'll be Solid Snake (MGS2). Since the Kojima Panel is on the waiting list. :P


Awesome! See you tomorrow! And ooh I didnt know there was a potential kojima panel o:
Title: Re: Metal Gear Gathering 2017 (Official!)
Post by: zacknini on May 29, 2017, 09:52:34 PM
I have a Public folder of some the pics I got at the gathering, A lot are selfies and random pics of me and my friends at the con but feel free to look through it! :D

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1000125503455382.1073741846.100003738257238&type=1&l=2f8cff53bc