IncreaseBlue’s Sabo Guide For Gamers

27 09 2011

Earlier in the year Phoenix Comicon gave a vast array of programming for gamers as well as otakus, steampunks, and more. Now with Saboten-Con in only a few days, gamers once again find themselves on the receiving end of a plethora of awesome panels and tournaments to be had at the convention this weekend.

Courtesy of Saboten-Con.

Saboten-Con is an anime convention that will be held at Hilton Squaw Peak Resort in Phoenix on Friday the 30th through Sunday.

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The Pause Button Phoenix Comicon Re-cap and AZHP Interview

1 06 2011

Did you happen to catch our quick video re-cap and interview with FrankCastleAZ of AZHP? No? Well check it out below and let us know what YOUR favorite part of Phoenix Comicon was!





AZHP Hosts Tournaments for a Good Cause This Weekend

5 04 2011

Arizona Hobbyists Paradise is at it again, and for a good cause too! FrankCastleAZ and AZHP are hosting five video game tournaments on Friday at the Corona Del Sol High School as a fundraiser for its television/film club.

The competitions will be hosted in the Corona Del Sol school’s small gym with an $8 entry fee for all tournaments. According to AZHP creator FrankCastleAZ, more than half of the proceeds will go to the club for new video equipment.  Read the rest of this entry »





Tournament List for Connichiwa Released: Game on!

15 03 2011

The upcoming Connichiwa anime convention in Tucson will once again have Arizona Hobbyists Paradise there to entertain all manner of gamers. AZHP officially released the tournament list for the convention on Monday with the details on all of their competitions.

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AZHP gives a double dose of gaming in a single weekend

30 12 2010

In addition to running tournaments and gaming at the 2011 Taiyou Con, Arizona Hobbyists Paradise will be present at the upcoming Amazing Arizona Comic Convention during the same weekend in Mesa.

The Amazing Arizona Comic Convention is a convention run by Jay Company Comics and will take place at the Mesa Convention Center on January 8 and 9 in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »





AZHP to host gaming at Taiyou Con

7 12 2010

The Arizona Hobbyists Paradise crew will kick off 2011 with a slew of tournaments and casual games during January’s Taiyou Con anime convention in Mesa.

AZHP is a community-oriented group that regularly hosts gaming rooms and events throughout the year in Arizona and neighboring states (for more info, see this previous Pause Button post about them). The Taiyou Con convention will take place on January 7-9 at the Hilton Phoenix/East Mesa resort located at 1011 West Holmes Avenue.

The founder of AZHP, commonly known as FrankCastleAZ, released an official list of a variety of tournaments slated to be held over the entire weekend the convention takes place. Read the rest of this entry »





Inside the AZHP: FrankCastleAZ talks about the Hobbyists Paradise

23 09 2010

The Arizona Hobbyists Paradise is currently a large organization dedicated to gaming and community events within Arizona. The founder of the AZHP, Frank (or more commonly known as FrankCastleAZ), talked with The Pause Button about the humble beginnings of the organization, its current standings, and what is in store for its future.

Below is a quick cut of the audio interview between Pause Button writer IncreaseBlue and FrankCastleAZ. In-depth article after the jump.

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