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Will Cowboy Samurai Walk the Streets of Texas After New Law?

11 Jul

By James Robert Shaw (The Wind up Geek)

The state of Texas already has an open carry law that applies to firearms but after September 1st, residents of the Lone Star state will be able to carry swords as well. That’s right, you read this correctly, swords. Republican Governor Greg Abbott has signed House Bill 1935 into law, which allows the open carry of weapons with blades longer then 5.5 inches.

This new law will apply to bladed weapons such as rapiers, broadswords, Claymores, spears, machetes, katanas, and Texas’ famous bowie-knife from the Alamo.

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Galacticon 4 in Seattle!

8 Sep

Galacticon4By James Robert Shaw (The Wind up Geek)

It’s been officially announced that Galacticon 4 will land in the beautiful northwest city of Seattle for the dates July 31 – August 2, 2015!

The venue of choice is the Seattle Center and it seems appropriate enough. The Seattle Center was at one time host to the 1964 World’s Fair. Venues included in the center although not limited to are the Space Needle, EMP Museum and the Pacific Science Center.

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