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Update #45

Last 5 Hours -- We need your help!

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Hey Gaymers!

The GaymerX2 Kickstarter is coming to an end and we need your help! Last year we raised over $90,000 and were able to throw an amazing convention, and this year we're moving to a three day convention with three times the size (and downtown) but the price to run a convention 3x the size has our costs going up in multiples as well.

We've raised $22,132 so far and we need your help! If you'd like to come, or donate a badge to Geeks Out to distribute to a gaymer in need, or a first edition Capitol Hillbillies book, nows the time to get it!

Please consider buying a badge or telling a friend as we need all the help we can get!

Thank you! <3


Update #44

Hello again, all you familiar faces!

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First, thank you so much for being a part of history by supporting GaymerX - our first convention wouldn't have been so successful without you.

We've been working on the GaymerX2 Kickstarter and on making something new and improved from the foundation you helped us build. We want to take everything we did right the first year and build on that to make this event even bigger and better than the last!

So what's a gaming convention without... the games? With help from Cards Against Humanity, we’ve got IndieCade bringing in awesome games you might not see anywhere else, curated from the world's most prestigious games creators. Not only that, but we will have several games rooms for board games, card games, tabletop RPG, and tournaments a-plenty!

We've also got some of our friends from the first GaymerX returning, like Ellen McLain and John Patrick Lowrie who made us the hilarious video above. Not only that, but we've got new guests like WWE superstar Darren Young, and the ultimate Gaymer: Xander Jeanneret, finalist from King of the Nerds! Check out this awesome video he made us.

We're bringing back a lot of the fun you had at the first GaymerX! That means games, panels, parties and COSPLAY! How fun can a convention be without cosplay,crossplay, and even a drag cosplay of Ursula from The Little Mermaid? No fun at all! That's why we're making our cosplay pageant even bigger and better this year. And if that wasn't enough, to encourage people to don their wildest regalia, we've added a $1,500 prize pool to the best costumes in the show.

But don't think that this is all we've got for you - far from it! We've still got plenty of awesome surprises for you and as we meet our goals, we will unlock more and more.

So back our new Kickstarter and follow the updates at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gaymercon/gaymerx2-everyonegames/posts as we’re nearing the end of our campaign. It’s a race to the finish line and we need your help in finishing strong. The clock is ticking, and right now is the time where you get to decide just how big we can go - so please consider helping out either by pledging or helping spread the word. 

And for those of you out there who cannot go, this year we've made tiers for you to be able to donate tickets through charitable organization GeeksOut, who will make sure gaymers out there who can't afford it will be able to experience this life-changing event.

Please help us make this possible!


Update #43

GaymerX2 is here!!! (((o(*゚▽゚*)o)))

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Hi GaymerX backers! 

It’s been a little while since we’ve been able to have tons of fun with you all, but the days until GaymerX2 are counting down!

With much excitement we have just launched our Kickstarter campaign for this July’s convention in San Francisco. Your support is really needed this time around so GaymerX2 can be twice as awesome and fun!

LINK HERE >> http://bit.ly/gaymerx2  <<

We’ve got a lot of great panels and games for you all to enjoy this year at our new beautiful location. Be sure to check out GaymerX.com as always for updates and info on our Bosses of Honor, like Mattie Brice, John Scalzi, and WWE’s Darren Young! Our Kickstarter page has a bunch of neat rewards and stretch goals on our Kickstarter campaign to check out. We truly want to make the best convention ever, and it’s only possible with people like you who helped us get here. Your support truly matters and encourages us to fight for our voice every day. 

There’s a ton of stuff you all will get to see and enjoy at GaymerX2, the LGBTQ gaming convention made for everyone. Please help spread the word to all your friends, and make a pledge if you can! 

Thanks, gaymers!


Update #42

Now is the BEST TIME to get your GaymerX2 tickets!!

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Why?





Becuase for just $9 more than the regular ticket price, or just $4 more than the VIP ticket price, you can also get a beanie, two awesome sticker sheets and a home AND mobile version of Read Only Memories. WHAT A DEAL!!

NOT ONLY THAT BUT OUYA WILL DOUBLE YOUR MONEY - So if you pledge $79 to Read Only Memories, you're really giving us $148. We can use all the help we can get!

 

So: you're supporting the con you made possible, supporting our new game, and you're helping us do what we love - make awesome stuff for queer geeks and their amazing friends. Please consider buying your badge now while Ouya will double our funds and help make GaymerX2 even more awesome, and you can get an amazing deal. There are only 200 available so act now!!!

Thank you for all the support and for making GaymerX amazing. We will be uploading panel footage over the next couple weeks and are excited to finally get that into your hands, and we can't wait to see you at GaymerX2 <3.

Update #41

Last 5 days to get GaymerX2 tickets for just $56!

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Hey there friend! 

Tickets for GaymerX2 are going fast and we expect to sell completely out of badges even before the convention. Although we have moved from two to three days and to a venue with 2.5 times the size of GaymerX, if you use the below code, you can still get your badge for just $56 (with no fees!) which also includes a GA swag bag, invite to the GaymerX2 wedding and more!

HOW TO GET TICKETS TO GAYMERX2:

1. Go to the Badges Page on Eventbrite 

2. Enter your special code under the "Enter Promotional Code" in the bottom right hand side of the ticket page.

Your 20% (which is only good during October!) discount code is: GX2ELECTRICBOOGALOO

 Thank you!


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