Prime Panels of 2004

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The following is a list of panels for PAX Prime 2004.

Saturday

State of the Industry
Theater: Theatre Room
Date/Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm
Description: More upper level and strategic than any other panel, the State of the Industry discussion will have development and publishing leaders look to the recent past, present and near future of videogames. What were some of the mistakes? The triumphs? Where do we go from here? What’s the buzz on the latest cycle of consoles? Find this all out and much much more!



Penny Arcade Q&A #1
Theater: Theatre Room
Date/Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Description: It’s called the Penny Arcade Exposition for a reason, right? Unlike the other moderated panels, Gabe and Tycho will host an open question and answer session to cover any and all topics about Penny Arcade and the art and writing duo. Did we mention there’s a possibility for special guests?



Red vs. Blue
Theater: Theatre Room
Date/Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Description: Movie screening



Developmental Process
Theater: Theatre Room
Date/Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Description: Watch as members from different parts of the development process attempt to walk you through a “typical” game, from Design Doc to RTM, no doubt voicing their opinions on what’s done right and wrong in areas that aren't their own.



Musical Performances
Theater: Theatre Room
Date/Time: 8:00pm - 11:30pm
Description: A Final Fantasy Piano Performance, Arranged by Michael Huang and performed by Conney Lin, Optimus Rhyme and The Minibosses!



Sunday

Breaking into the Industry
Theater: Theatre Room
Date/Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Description: Want to work in the game industry? Yeah, well who doesn’t, right? Hear the tales of how these professionals ended up where they are and have your specific questions answered in the open discussion. Panelists range from people in development to human resource firms specializing in the videogame space!



Omegathon Round #4-DDR!
Theater: Theatre Room
Date/Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Description: Round 4 of the Omegathon featuring Dance Dance Revolution!



Penny Arcade Q&A #2
Theater: Theatre Room
Date/Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Description: It’s called the Penny Arcade Exposition for a reason, right? Unlike the other moderated panels, Gabe and Tycho will host an open question and answer session to cover any and all topics about Penny Arcade and the art and writing duo. Did we mention there’s a possibility for special guests?



The Wizard
Theater: Theatre Room
Date/Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Description: Movie screening



Pitch Your Game Ideas!
Theater: Theatre Room
Date/Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Description: Think you've got a good idea for a game? Well, chances are you’re wrong, but you might as well see what the pros think. We’ll start out with some pre-concocted softies to get the crowd in the mood (Backyard Rock Fight!), but the person who the panelists agree has the most viable or innovative concept wins!



Online Gaming
Theater: Theatre Room
Date/Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Description: No doubt one of the hottest topics for 2004, hear what some of the biggest names in the genre have to say about MMOs, the state of console gaming and how the space will shake out in the next few years.



Omegathon Final Round-???
Theater: Theatre Room
Date/Time: 7:00pm - 10:30pm
Description: Final Round of the Omegathon and Closing Ceremonies