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How to Prepare For your First Convention

 I'll admit that I'm no expert at conventions, although I've had my fair share to understand what are the "dos" and "not-dos." I've had somewhere around 30 under my belt, including E3, TwitchCon , BlizzCon, MLG, IndieCade, Playstation Experience, Gamestop Expo, and even some renewable energy conventions. Some of these I've attended as a journalist, some I've attended as an exhibitor, and others I've just attended personally. The intents of attending a convention generally determine what you'll bring with you and other details, but as a whole I think that this can suffice as a guide for how to prepare for your first convention. Preparing For Your First Convention: What to Do and What Not To Do Water--And Very Little Else My absolute worst mistake when I attended my first E3 was immediately going for an energy drink.  Often times outside of a gaming con there will be Bang, Monster, Red Bull, Rockstar vendors just giving out cold cans a