It was about three miles from my house as the crow flies. If I stood on a ladder on my roof, I could probably see the mega-hotel where it was being held.
Oh well. I probably should've done the press thing, if only to do a "how many freebies can one get at QuakeCon" piece and to once again try to figure out why all the kids idolize that guy who wrote it.
Maybe next year.
I played Quake a couple of times. It seemed a little monotonous.