Icrontic is, at first glance, a website. An online community. A site that writes about technology and video games and hobbies, right? Right.
But just under the surface lies the real face of the Icrontic community: An incredibly awesome group of real live people.
For nearly ten years, this amazing, diverse, multinational group of friends have all flown, driven, walked, hitched, locomoted, and ambled their way to the environs of metro Detroit, Michigan on an annual pilgrimage to hang out in real life with each other.
It’s hard to explain exactly what Expo Icrontic is. It’s easy to say, “Oh, it’s a five-day LAN party”… but that fails to explain the many people who don’t play PC games. There are all kinds of events, from a dedicated board gaming tournament to an annual golf outing; from a duct tape engineering challenge to an exploration of some of Detroit’s diverse restaurants. We’ve had dance parties, card games, cartoon-watching marathons, movie nights, fitness workshops, homebrewing classes, book readings, and more. It’s basically a huge celebration of all the things Icrontic loves and all the things that make us the best community on the web. Just take Teramona’s word for it. Or Ilriyas‘. Or Dunigan’s.
Expo Icrontic is just as fun for new members as it is for those who have been to all nine. It’s truly a remarkable experience, and if you want to have a long weekend filled with camaraderie, unimaginably cool experiences, and a newfound respect for all things geeky, you should definitely, definitely get in on this.
June 20-24th, 2012
This year, we are returning to Tracey’s Corner Cafe, located at 29200 Hoover Road in Warren. As in prior years, we’ll have the entire basement to ourselves, all with the convenience of a lovely cafe and sandwich shop right up the stairs. Centrally located near a bunch of hotels and with plenty of parking and event space, we’re all set to make Expo Icrontic 2012 another great success.
The ticket fee for attending Expo Icrontic is $50. Tickets are available on EventBrite. If you need to be picked up from DTW (Detroit Metropolitan Airport), the Icrontic Taxi Service is an additional $10 fee.
As always, we’ll have tons of awesome prizes for attendees; our sponsor and giveaway list will be forthcoming.