Therin of Andor wrote:
In the 80s and 90s I attended (and even hosted as MC) many Aussie conventions, and managed to be in New York the same weekend as a Creation Con in January 1984. So I kinda know what to expect.
Yes and no. I'm loath to liken Shore Leave to any of the sleazy Creation dog-and-pony shows that are specifically designed to separate the attendee from as much of their money as humanly possible, all while trying to make sure the experience is as dehumanizing as possible for said attendee. Shore Leave is a much more pleasant and edifying experience for folks who show up to it than any Creation show could ever hope to be.
Lookin' forward to seeing you there.