I made it to 1up. Met Jeremy Parish, Tina Sanchez, “Scooter,” Justin Haywald, and (I think) one of the tech guys who’s name I cannot remember.
It was pretty cool. It’s difficult, in that kind of situation, to not pretend like you know these people at all. I knew who most of them were already, whether from podcasts, articles, or otherwise, but the last thing I wanted to do was weird people out by responding with, “Yes, I already know your name.”
Oh, by the way: I was wearing a suitjacket when I visited the offices. Before the attendant let me up the elevator he asked me if I was going to pull any “matrix stuff” out of my jacket.
If only he had considered that my name is Mr. Anderson.