Yeah pretty cool... How do I get it? Do you have any instructions on how we can get it? Do we have to have a code?
Well you need to have bought a minecon 2012 ticket to have the cape as sort of a souvenir from minecon but if you bought a minecon ticket there should be a box that says Minecraft username on the ticket where you enter your minecraft name.
Part of the ticket buying process was supplying your game name. If you didn't do this, they should contact you to tell them what it is. Other than attending, the ONLY way to get one is to use someone else's unique URL which they email to attendees. i.e. someone who actually went (or at least paid for a ticket) would have to forgo having the cape in order to give (sell?) it to someone else, highly unlikely. What you can get hold of is the same cape for your XBOX avatar if that's how you play, because everyone got a free code for that too. They are popping up in ebay starting at £100 - I'm selling mine (along with all my other stuff, wristband, bag, lanyard, scrolls alpha code etc)... I've not seem any in-game capes for sale, I doubt you will find one.
This is the email they sent out - don't even try to use that URL, I already redeemed mine
Here's Your MINECON 2012 Minecraft Cape!
Hello there danstuffe, A popular part of going to MINECON is that you receive an in-game cape for your character to show everyone online that you were there. This year's edition comes in spectacular blue with a golden pickaxe fitted in the center. Follow the link below and log in tominecraft.net (with your usual credentials) and it will automatically get added to your character. http://minecraft.net...TYwMTdkYzNiMTQ= What if I already have the MINECON 2011 cape?
Both your capes will be available for choosing on the minecraft.net profile page and you can select which one you'd like to have on you at any given time. What if I don't want to wear the cape right now?
We'll add this selection soon, should be a quick fix. Can I give the cape to a friend?
Sure, just give them the link and let them use it. A used cape link cannot be unused. Happy mining!