DP July Trip to Korea / China. (Some Photos!)

OK, I promised photos from my recent Korea/China trip. Sorry for the delay, I've been buried since I got back. (You will find out why soon.)

So here's the view from the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Downtown Seoul, Korea.
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These signs are all over Korean cities, they are the places you can go to play online games.
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Accross the street, yep, another one...
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Here's what it's like inside a developer's studio. (Kinda like the USA really.)
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For lunch we always eat Korean food... Today it was FROZEN (there's ice in there) noodles.
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Traffic is way to heavy to zip around, so subways seem to be the way to go.
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Even the Vending Machines in the Subway are high-tech!
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And I thought the Russians liked their Vodka cold!
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THEN ON TO CHINA!

My Hotel (Grand Hyatt - Shanghai)
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This is the view from my Hotel window. (Camera 1)
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This is the view from my Hotel window. (Camera 2)
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Time to go to China Joy, the E3 show of China.
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Outside the China Joy Conference Center.
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Another shot outside.
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The Entrance to China Joy.
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Lets go inside, what the heck? Is this a party?
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It's like 10 concerts going on at once!
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Say hello!
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Where the heck did all these people come from! I'm glad I'm taller than everyone at the show! This is what it looks like if you are me.
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Sega giving out drinks. Suddenly people got thirsty.
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The next thing will be a Circus... Hold on... Erm...
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Where there's clowns there must be Circus Acts? (Look at what these programmers have to do to sell a game over here!)
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Dude, put down the weapon, don't make me take it from you! (He's taking this all a bit to serious.)
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Hey, it's the PS3! They made the booth like the machine, a black box.
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They're trying to compete with the lines Nintendo got at E3.
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World of Warcraft!
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Is it World of Warcraft, or is it the Coca Cola game? I can't tell?
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Why is this so low down, I'm on my knees!
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Nice Robot!
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ATI - Are we expected to discuss bump mapping with these girls?
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OK - Now I've seen EVERYTHING - They are selling suitcases at the game show!
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Nice Booth Intel - I took this photo, then the sign broke (this is proof it worked!)
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Nice Translation for "Art out-sourcing".
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Konami brought a bunch of cool Arcade hardware.
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I thought it was Guitar Hero, I was just about to rock out.
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Yep, he is painting on her back from some CD's. And why not!
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Hmmm... A new kind of advertising is born.
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Now you probably think I'm taking pictures of the girls... I'm not, it's just, they are EVERYWHERE! (I guess they got the ones kicked out of E3.)
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Yes, a fish pond in the booth.
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Finally... This is what I expected to see... Gamers playing!
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Not for long... Time for more shows. Are we on TV?
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Em... Do you want me to leave?
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DP's Best Costume of the Show Award.
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Whoa... Just how I feel after all this crazy noise.
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OK TIME TO LEAVE THE SHOW...

Got to meet some cool developers and do a speech.
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He we all are afterwards.
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A Chinese developers office on the weekend.
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Nighttime in Shanghai.
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Daytime in Shanghai.
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My Tourist shots.
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I thought this looked a bit like the Nintendo Wii controller.
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TIME TO GO HOME!

Back at the Airport.
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Can't wait to go back!
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Comments

Sweet trip, i can see you had loads of fun :)

That Grand Hyatt Hotel - Shanghai looks like a CG generated picture.

OK enough fun for me i am off to the wiki mines... we are almoust done escavating a new tunel, theres gold in them mines i tell ya LOL

Posted by: DanielMD at August 4, 2006 5:08 AM

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