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MAGWest 2019 has ended
MAGWest is a music and gaming festival featuring a 24-hour gaming hall, at least three stages of planned concerts, a charity stream, video game community guests/VIPs, and community-run panels. The festival runs from Friday, Sept 13 to Sunday, Sept 15. Buy your badge today!

So many of you are attending MAGWest, our parking lots are getting pretty full! The DoubleTree is doing all they can for us, including opening up their employee lot, but just in case, please consider carpooling, public transit, a neighboring public lot, teleportation, etc.

***The schedule is subject to change!***
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Saturday, September 14 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Touching Sound - The Technika Documentary - Screening & Director Q&A

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The award-winning game documentary which screened at California Extreme, GDC, and San Diego Comic Con premieres at MagWest, followed by director/composer Q&A. In 2009, a year before the iPad and long after innovation seemed to have died in the American arcade, a game called Technika introduced an unsuspecting public to the large touchscreen. Its players forged international teams, became lifelong friends and even married couples, until after just 4 years, the game would be shut down without explanation. Touching Sound tells the story of Technika's rise, its fall, and the unbreakable bonds of its community.

75 minutes followed by Q&A with Director Nicholas Dobkin, Interviewee & Technika Cabinet Owner Mark Johnson, and Composers Matthew Pablo, Galen Borson, and Allen Francisco.

Saturday September 14, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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