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WonderCon 2014 Highlights

One of the many cosplayers that attended WonderCon 2014
One of the many cosplayers that attended WonderCon 2014
Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

WonderCon 2014 was a huge success and an amazing weekend for everyone who went. Here are just a few of the things that happened this past weekend (April 18-20, 2014)

Celebrity Sightings
Celebrity Sightings Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Celebrity Sightings

Attendees never know who they might see at WonderCon and this year was no different. The Nerdist’s Chris Hardwick hosted a few panels as well as updated everyone on the future of Nerdist. Actor Gary Oldman was there signing autographs and discussing his upcoming film “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.” Even Ivy Doomkitty, a well known cosplayer, was there as well signing autographs for fans, along with many other celebrities and cosplayers.

CondorCon Quest
CondorCon Quest Saralyn Wilhelmi

CondorCon Quest

CondorCon.org hosted their own Doctor Who Themed mini Quest. Attendees could choose to start as a Doctor Who villain (Cyberman, Dalek, etc), Companion or a Doctor Who hero (U.N.I.T officer, Timeloard, etc.). Each participant would be given a ribbon to attach to their badge and sent looking for people wearing certain ribbons. They had to collect a specific number of ribbons in order to move up the ranks and gain more ribbons. CondorCon also had ribbons you could collect by answering trivia questions as well as information about their upcoming events.

Webble Quest
Webble Quest Saralyn Wilhelmi

Webble Quest

To add an extra level of fun an excitement to WonderCon, Webble LLC had their app, Webble Quest. Attendees would download the free app to their smartphones to begin. They would then use the interactive map to locate the booths that were participating and scan a QR Code to check into that location. After finding 6 locations, Attendees would return to the Webble booth, roll a 20 sided dice, collect a prize and be entered into a contest to win a 4-Day Pass to San Diego Comic Con.