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PAX Aus 2019 Highlights

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Game on Melbourne! PAX Aus the biggest gaming convention in Australia opens soon and to entice you, we have included some of the highlights from this year's schedule:

Friday October 11th:

10:30am - Story Time
PAX opens with a keynote speaker

12:00pm - State of Queer: The Last Year of LGBTQIA Gaming
The last decade for queer representation has seen so many changes. Come and listen to the goals achieved, the hurdles fallen at and ways we can keep moving forward from industry professionals.

12:30 - 01:30pm - Omegathon Round 1

06:00pm - PAX Aus Indie Showcase Panel
Join the creators behind this year's PAX Aus Indie showcase live on stage. Talk to creative minds behind six of the best indie games made in Australia this year.

07:00 - 10:00pm - PAX in Concert
A crossover of the ages, music and gaming share more than meets the eye. Come and see some cool performances on the Main Stage.

PAX Aus 2019
PAX Aus 2019

Saturday October 12th:

10:30 - 12:00pm - Penny Arcade: Make A Strip
Players answer questions and draws comics, keeping all things holy but remaining clothed!

01:00 - 02:30pm - The Great Debate: The Amount of D&D Nowadays is Too Damn High!
- The discussion to end all discussions... from Stranger Things to Critical Role, Dungeons and Dragons has become more exposed. So is this for better or for worse?

02:00pm - Mental Health and the Benefits of Video Games
- Join health professionals as they discuss the benefits of video games and ending the stigma behind mental health. It's okay not to be okay.

02:00 - 03:00pm - Click presents...
- Acclaimed content creators from Click House discuss live at PAX.

09:30 - 11:00PM - Sea Shanties you say? Yahaarghh!
- Belt out some ballads and join in on some high seas hijinks. Stick around until the end to try your hand at some prizes.

PAX Aus 2019
PAX Aus 2019

Sunday October 13th:

12:30 - 01:30pm - Good Game Spawn Point: Meet The Hosts Q&A
- ABC ME's Good Game Spawn Point is a show for young gamers, by gamers. Join hosts Rad, Gem, Will, and D.A.R.R.E.N. the noob exterminating robot.

03:30 - 04:30pm - Speedrun Everything: Keeping PAX Weird
- Lights, Camera, Speedrun! Teams of Australian cosplayers, musicians and artists will be competing to create the best example of their work that they can... using only the tools provided in a very short time window.

05:30 - 06:30pm - Omegathon: The Final Round
- Who will be left standing above the wreckage? PAX Aus chooses its champion.

PAX Australia
PAX Australia 2019

Are you excited? We certainly are. Limited tickets for PAX Aus 2019 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre are still on sale and the full schedule can be found here:

PAX Australia
PAX Australia 2019

PAX Aus 2019 Hours:
Friday 11 October 10am - 11pm
Saturday, 12 October 10am - 11pm
Sunday, 13 October 10am 6pm
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When: 11 - 13 October 2019
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC
Cost: From $70 (Under 6yrs free with paying adult)
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