PAX East 2011 video game convention scenes
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Ethan Gilsdorf is the author of "Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks: An Epic Quest for Reality Among Role Players, Online Gamers, and Other Dwellers of Imaginary Realms," now in paperback. Follow his adventures at www.ethangilsdorf.com.
Former Red Sox Pitcher Curt Schilling showed off the game his company, 38 Studios, has been working on for four years. It was the public debut for "Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning" and the crowd's response at the unveiling was positive.