Among the towers, the PC accessories, the Galaga spaceships was a bit of early news perhaps including a glimpse at Doom II and Quake Live for the Xbox 360's Live Arcade.

[UPDATE: I should have just called this Quake Arena Arcade. Sorry about the "Quake Live" confusion.]

This top picture shows a bit of both with an official of some sort playing Doom II on an Xbox 360 while wearing a shirt that says Quake Arena Arcade.

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The keynote is just a few hours away, we'll be blogging it live, but until then Totilo has walked through QuakeCon and witnessed constructions he never imagined. Behold the things gamers will build.

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Doom II with an Xbox 360 controller.

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It's the fake Alamo at the Gaylord Texan, home of QuakeCon 2009.

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Lounging in the exhibition hall.

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Your deputy editor wearing Gameskulls' $90 helmet-headphones. Better noise-canceling, they tell me!

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Computers glow at QuakeCon. Or have liquid sloshing through them. Or are built to look like Galaga spaceships, as you'll see....

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The Ventrilo racing pick-up.

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The QuakeCon rules.

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More QuakeCon rules.

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Here's the Super Mario PC Nintendo never made. Also spotted someone rolling in a tower painted with Link,

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The Lego Quake PC. Unofficial.

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Lord of the Rings, maybe?

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This one befuddled me, some sort of Nvidia special PC that had a Star Trek sign next to it.

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Your Galaga PC of the day.

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The Galaga guts.

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And, of course, the Craftsman tool-chest PC.

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The suitcase PC? Or was this a bomb I was supposed to defuse? Too late?

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These people are having fun in the BYOC (bring your own computer) main hall.

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And some Intel cards to wrap us up.