|Gaming Rooms held
throughout the convention center hosted scheduled tournaments and freestyle events for video
gaming and Live Action Role Playing participants, with prizes for hot competitors and glory
for casual gaming enthusiasts.
| LARP Live Action Role
Playing included such themes as
Study Session, Hanagumi, Combat Expo,
Jewelry Show, Fighting Tournaments, and the Final Exam. For the cosplayers and weekend RPG actors,
this was definitely a chance to get into the art of becoming your favorite anime or manga character and maybe
survive a few martial arts attacks or Baka Hammers or two.
| Video Gaming: The mega-huge game room at Otakon held a wide
variety of big-screen tournaments with lots
of Sony Playstation 2s and Microsoft X-BOXes from sea to shining sea. Scheduled gaming tournaments included
titles such as Dance Dance Revolution Max 2 and 7th Mix, Soul Calibur 2, Guilty Gear XX, Virtua Fighter 4
Evolution, Super Smash Brothers Melee, Capcom vs. SNK 2, Super Puzzle Fighter 2 Turbo, and Halo.
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