Quantcast
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch!


12:45 PM on 01.19.2012
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo



Welcome to another installment of Destructoid On Assignment: the extravagant lives of videogame blogging where you, our supportive readers, wish to swiftly murder us for doing cool things nobody should be gainfully employed to do. There's a reason why it says "Living The Dream" at the bottom of our web site, ladies! 

This week Hamza and I have traveled across the world to Stockholm to check out new offerings from Paradox Interactive, hang out in Sweden's most haunted castle, and party and drink with the people that make the games. Despite founding Destructoid my title for this week is Hamza's Camera Bitch, as I take great pleasure in documenting our meetings with the developers and other international press joining us. Naturally, all Paradox games will receive 11/10 review scores going forward or inviting us was a terrible travesty.

So far we've seen a handful of titles and will be bringing you previews and videos all this week.  Until then, here's a gallery of photos from last night's welcoming reception at this 11th century spooky castle-turned-conference-hotel. I went on a ghost tour last night through their dungeons and corridors with an open mind and photographic equipment, but the scariest thing I captured was a certain hairy-armed games journalist in a cape guzzling 18-year old Scotch.

Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo
Paradox Interactive Con 2012: We're in a castle, b**ch! photo





Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

Destructoid Originals

5:15 PM on 07.28.2014
Radio Dtoid 042: Nice Hot Mike

Radio D is Dtoid's official community-focused podcast! Join Aaron "Mxy" Yost (Forums Admin), ConorElsea.com (US Community Manager), Kyle MacGregor (Contributor), Mr Andy Dixon (when he shows up) and maybe, possibly Beccy Cain...more



1:00 PM on 07.26.2014
There are Hawaiian Shirts in Sunset Overdrive!

As we recently learned, Sunset Overdrive lets players protect their genitals with the head of a green kangaroo, which is a very silly idea. But is that silly enough, in this post-Saints Row world? The answer is "who cares?" because there are also Hawaiian Shirts and Hawaiian Shirts are my jam.more



12:00 PM on 07.26.2014
The best stuff on Destructoid this week [7/26]

Let's get away for the weekend, just you and me. I know this little place on the coast. Nice restaurant, view of the water from the cliff side. We could probably sleep in the car in the parking lot and hang out on the beach a...more



View all Destructoid Originals






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more