They changed significantly about three different times, with lesser evolutions along the way. The earliest ones had a 'pebble-like' texture, and were usually octagon or oval up to about 1845.About this time the finish was a little nicer, having a 'sandy' texture. These included the nonpareil, acorn, elliptical, double elliptical, and some other variations.Once you have determined that your image is a 'dag', several clues can help establish a date range.Most clues are evident by just looking at the image. This is not recommended for the amateur or skittish.Rush will take place over the weekend of 29 June – 1 July 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre.Come and support this growing industry, and discover what esports is really all about!Early preservers were fairly plain, usually adorned with simple patterns.The preserver was prone to breaking at the corners.
The NAG LAN is where the online world and the real world come together for an unforgettable three-day weekend.This complete package was then placed into a wooden or thermoplastic case for protection and presentation.An exploded and assembled view of a ca 1850 daguerreotype.The image, case, or brass holder can be damaged easily.The different parts of the daguerreotype each provide date clues.r Age provides a platform to touch and feel, try and experiment.It is the place to go each year to see all the latest goodies presented in an accessible way and be surrounded by people who all share the same passion.You can buy new games and consoles, chat with local comic book artists, or take selfies with your favourite cosplayers. r Age (the really Awesome Rush will host a variety of esports events, activities and tournaments together in one place and will showcase the very best that local esports has to offer.Besides all the stands, retail outlets and esports stages, r Age also features an artist’s alley, and a home_coded area where local game developers showcase their games. Many call it the event of the year, where you can escape your reality for a single day or even the whole weekend. If you’re a professional esports player, someone who just wants to have fun and see how good you are, or even a parent looking to find out more about your child’s competitive gaming obsession, Rush will have something for you.r Age, now in it’s 16th year, is South Africa’s biggest annual video gaming, computer, technology and geek culture exhibition. A rollercoaster decade-and-a-half culminated in the celebration of #15yearsofawesome at 2017’s really Awesome gaming expo (r Age), which took place between 6 October and 8 October.Over the course of the weekend tens of thousands of enthusiastic fans descend on the venue for three days of gaming, technology, gadgets, and geek lifestyle entertainment. It revealed an industry that is South African cosplay is growing rapidly, with local cosplayers constantly refining their craftsmanship and skill levels – putting top local players on par with international cosplayers.