Archive for September, 2013

Press Release: Bushiroad’s Weiss Schwarz Tournament To Be Held at PMX

September 29, 2013

Pacific Media Expo (PMX) is proud to host Bushiroad’s Weiss Schwarz Tournament in Los Angeles. This free event will be open to the public and PMX badge holders. The tournament will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the Plaza B room of the Los Angeles Airport Hilton.  Side events will be held during the weekend as well.  A panel on Bushiroad and Weiss Schwarz will be held on Friday, November 8, 2013 as well.

Players entering the tournament must bring their own constructed decks. The format will be neo-standard, meaning that decks must consist of a single title. Only English-language cards will be eligible for the tournament, but Japanese-language cards are allowed for the Free Fight side event.

Special Weiss Schwarz drawings and raffles will be held during the tournament at PMX.

About Bushiroad:
Bushiroad is a company based in Japan that is responsible for a variety of famous trading card games such as Weiβ Schwarz, CHAOS, Victory Spark and Vanguard. They are also the publishers of the Milky Holmes anime.

About Pacific Media Expo:
As America’s first major media trade show dedicated primarily to Asian-Pacific popular culture and entertainment, Pacific Media Expo (PMX) is a distinguished industry event sponsored by the Pacific Media Association. PMX 2013 strives to create an eclectic community where artists, industry, and fans can freely experience and express the very best of Asian-Pacific popular culture.


New Name for Panty Explosion

September 26, 2013

Panty Explosion is a role-playing game about psychic school girls.  You play a schoolgirl from Atarashi High School with destructive psychic powers who do battle against ghosts, demons, and anything else you come up with.  The game is very flexible allowing you to play things other than schoolgirls and can be used for just about any kind of setting.   The game got a redesign in 2012 and was renamed Panty Explosion Perfect.  The game was created by Jake Richmond and Matt Schlotte for Atarashi games.   It has sold thousands of copies all over the world and translated into multiple languages.

Though many people have complained about the name, feeling it sounds kind of dirty.  Saying the game mechanics and ideas sound cool but the name turns them off.  Really it is a silly reason in my opinion, it is only dirty if you make it.  To fix this problem they have decided after seven years to finally get a new name.

Panty ExplosionVS

To decide the new name they are having a contest open until October 8th.  You get to suggest your new name for Panty Explosion Perfect .  The creators will pick their favorite suggestion and use it as the title of the new edition.  The winner will get their name on the book’s credit page, a signed copy of the new book, and an original illustration of the feature school girl characters from the game.

To enter, post your name and suggest on the comment for the contests post here.  Duplicate suggestions will go to the first person to suggest it.  Suggestions are already coming in so get yours in before someone else suggests it.

Panty Explosion Perfect will stay in print under its old name.  The new name version will exist side by side with it and will have the same content just different titles.  You can pick up the game book for $16 or PDF for $7.