WikiFur:This week's featured article/Week 13, 2008
Megaplex's stated goal is to provide "a celebration of interactive arts and performance, with a primary focus on anthropomorphics and fantasy". Programming has focused on fursuiting, puppetry, improvisation, and other types of performance, including a capella groups in 2003, 2004 and 2006. In 2005 it hosted the Potpourri of Puppets, a regional puppetry event.
Attendance peaked at 387 in 2005, but had declined to 185 by 2007. Reasons for this include unpopular track scheduling in 2005, a disappointing hotel experience in 2006, and a forced move to Jacksonville compounded by a schedule conflict with Furry Weekend Atlanta in 2007. Attempts to reverse this trend include new rules permitting dealers to discreetly sell mature work and a later convention starting date. (more...)