Wonder Festival 2007 Summer Report



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Here is a provisional report, which is still very crude. I'll try to make it look nicer later, when I recover!

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This is a view from the train that leads to the entrance of Tokyo Big Site, and you can see the people making a line on the bridge. The line is extending on both sides of the bridge. It is roughly 8:20 AM, and the doors only open at 10:00 AM.

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The line continues...

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... still continues (behind the giant saw)...

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... still goes on (obviously, the view is no longer from a train). Note that people in line in this area have slept here to be among the first to raid the venue.

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The view is all familiar by now.

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As a ceremonial gesture to mark the 25th anniversary of Maschinen Krieger, I have erected these sacrificial pillars to invoke the almighty Maschinen Gods, and asked them to give me the strength and courage to face the horde when the time comes....

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The gods responded to my prayers and the astral configuration went nearly 25 years back...
a time when many people got marked for the rest of their lives by the vision of anti-gravitational marvels.

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After being comforted, I turned to my brethern to arrange an altar and present the ceremonial instruments for the sacrifice.

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We have a floating spirit,

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a gliding soul,

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and a container of spirits and souls.

OK, I stop my medievalesque futuretrofantasy tale, to say...

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OUR TABLE LOOKS GORGEOUS!
(SPLAY on the box is for DISPLAY, not COSPLAY)

Not this crap again, let me Out
What's so great about it?