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Welcome to the SWA Web Site

The Schenectady Wargamers Association, Inc. (SWA) is an Adventure Gaming club serving the Capital District area (Albany, Schenectady, Troy, Saratoga) of upstate New York. We support all forms of adventure gaming: Role Play * Board Games * Miniatures * Card Games (Collectible and otherwise) * Computer Games * Live-Action / Interactive Literature * and whatever else you've got. We sponsor a three-day convention, Council of Five Nations, every October on Columbus Day weekend. We also sponsor a one-day Game-a-thon every month. Even if you're not local, we've got news and content representing what's going on with the Adventure Gaming hobby all around the Northeastern United States. Welcome to our web site! Feel free to stay and browse around for awhile. If you have any questions, please contact us and ask.

December 14th Game-a-Thon Schedule

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The Schenectady Wargamers Association - December 2013 Game-a-thon Summary

Last Game-a-thon at the Studio!

Saturday, December 14, 2013

That's right - this is our very last event at the Studio of Bridge and Games! You can read the original announcements on our web site here and here.

We want go go out in style, so we're planning a big party atmosphere:

  • Lots of events - see below!
  • Lots of attendees - we want you all to be there!
  • Pot Luck Food - Free entry for everyone who brings a dish to share
  • Focus on nostalgia games from the 70s and 80s (but not exclusively - we have more recent games too)
  • Name that Game contest
  • Lots of fun!

For more information, including full event descriptions, click here for the December Game-a-thon page.

Morning Session ( 11am - 4pm )

Evening Session ( 5pm - 10pm+ )

Pathfinder Events

Follow this link to the local Pathfinder's Lodge to see the event schedule and descriptions and sign up to play.
The Capital Region Pathfinder's Lodge also has a Facebook group.

Please join us for this Last Hurrah at the Studio of Bridge and Games, our home base for the past 39 years.


Join us for our Last Hurrah at the Studio

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We announced a couple of weeks ago that the Golub Corporation is getting ready to sell the Studio of Bridge and Games/Price Chopper Community Room.  This means that the upcoming December 14th Game-a-thon will be our last event at the Studio, our home base for the last 39 years.

We are hoping you will join us for our Last Hurrah celebration.  We’ve got big plans!

LOTS OF EVENTS

We want to fill up the Studio with lots of good games.  Our goal is to fill the big room with sixteen events in each time slot (11am-4pm, 5pm-10pm+).  We are hoping for 32 of you potential GMs to step forward and help us make this happen.

It is entirely possible that we will get too many GMs volunteering.  If that’s the case, please know that we will balance the event lineup with the goal of offering a little something for everyone to enjoy, in order to attract the most attendees.  This will not be “first come first scheduled”.  We will, of course, let you know if we can’t fit in your game.

LOTS OF PLAYERS

We hope to have as many games as we can fit in the big back room at the Studio.  That means we need a lot of players to fill up those games.  We can fit over 100.  Please join us and make this the biggest, best Game-a-thon ever.  Even if you want to just come and hang out with some of your old gamng friends, one last time for old time's sake. 

NOSTALGIA GAMES

To honor the founding of the SWA in 1974, and the “Golden Age” of the SWA in the 1970s and 80s, when we had open gaming at the Studio twice per week, we want to suggest to GMs that you reach up to the top shelf of your library and run some classic games from the 70s and 80s.

Here are some of the games we've already got lined up:
  • Original AD&D ("Game Room of the Mad Wizard")
  • Ogre (Steve Jackson Games)
  • Swashbucker (Yaquinto Games)
  • Dune (Avalon Hill)
  • Shogun (Milton Bradley)
  • Advanced Civilization (Avalon Hill)

Please note this is not mandatory.  We will accept games from the 90s and 2000s as well.  But we want to make a special effort to honor our past for this Last Hurrah at the Studio.  (Look for this theme to reappear at future Game-a-thons as well).

FOOD!

Every good party needs food.  To contribute to the sense of community, we are encouraging all players to bring a pot-luck dish.  Your dish can be home-made or store-bought, as long as it's enough to share with several people.  Desserts are especially welcome.  All attendees who bring a dish will get free entry (Game Masters continue to get free entry, as always).

NAME THAT GAME CONTEST

We will have a “Name that Game” contest open to all attendees.  We will pull chits and pieces from games from throughout the SWA’s long history.  The person who can identify the most games that go with these pieces wins free entry to the January 2014 Game-a-thon.

SUMITTING EVENTS

Please use the online form to submit your games for the December 14th Game-a-thon.  
Web link here:  http://www.swa-gaming.org/GameathonEventRegistration

Alternately, you can email us at Gameathon@swa-gaming.org with details of your game.

Help us reach our goal of 16 events in each time slot – we want to say goodbye to the Studio of Bridge and Games in grand style!

THE FUTURE OF SWA GAME-A-THONS

Starting with the January 11th Game-a-thon, we will be at Proctors, the same place we've held Council of Five Nations for several years.  This will be the case for at least six months while we complete our facility search.  We will keep you posted, of course.



After 39 years, this will be the last SWA event at the Studio of Bridge and Games.  For all of you who've been a part of the SWA over the years, we hope you'll join us as we go out in style.


In Memoriam: Gerry Seypura

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We are very sad to announce that the SWA has lost another one of its Founding Fathers, Gerald D. Seypura.

Gerald D. Seypura - RIPGerry was running Dungeons & Dragons (the very original 'white box' edition) since the SWA started gaming at the Studio of Bridge and Games way back in 1974.  Exceptionally friendly, Gerry was an ambassador and helped introduce dozens of new people to the Adventure Gaming hobby.  His commitment to the hobby never abated; he ran two events at last month's Council of Five Nations, and was planning on running D&D at the next Game-a-thon.

You can read Gerry's full obituary notice on the web site of the Glenville Funeral Home here:


Calling hours are this Sunday, November 17th,
4:00-6:00 PM,
at the Glenville Funeral Home
9 Glenridge Road
Glenville, NY 12302
(518) 399-1630

The Funeral Mass will take place this Monday, November 18th,
10:00 AM
at St. John the Evangelist Church
806 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308


BIG NEWS: SWA Game-a-thons moving to Proctors

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The Schenectady Wargamers Association has enjoyed a great relationship with the Studio of Bridge and Games / Price Chopper Community room since 1974.  With the passing of both Bill Shelly (2005) and Norma Shelly (2012), the original founders and proprietors of the Studio, we knew things would change eventually.

It seems that time has finally arrived. 

We received notice from Price Chopper / The Golub Corporation that the Studio will not be available for our events starting in January 2014.  They are putting the building up for sale.

So, next month's Game-a-thon, scheduled for December 14th, will be our last event at 1639 Eastern Parkway.

... but no worries!

We have an agreement already in place for Proctors to start hosting our monthly Game-a-thons. 

What we know now:
  1. Game-a-thon fees ($4 for one session, $6 for both sessions) will not change.
  2. We will be in the basement.
  3. We will have plenty of tables and good chairs.
Watch your email box, and the SWA web site, for more information as things develop.

We want to thank the Golub Corporation for hosting us, along with many other community groups, for thirty-nine years.

This is truly the end of an era.


NYS Advanced Squad Leader Championship 2013

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The 10th Annual New York State ASL Championship

When:      Friday, December 6th - Sunday, December 8th, 2013
Where:      Best Western Sovereign Hotel, Albany NY
Cost:         $40

Great regional ASL competition with ASL heavy-hitters such as Gary Trezza, Steve Pleva, Paul Sidhu, Gary Mei, Tom Morin, and other highly ranked players from all over the Northeast and beyond.  Come enjoy great ASL competition and camaraderie!

Web site:  http://www.nys-asl.com/

Prizes:
First Place:  Another classic diorama by Joe himself
2nd-4th place:  Plaques
Tremendous raffle prizes and games for sale.

Please send payment (check or money order) to:
Joe Leoce
39 Ashton Drive
Staten Island, NY 10312
ASL726 /at/ aol.com

Please contact Joe Loece with any questions.


Revised November 9th Game-a-thon Schedule

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The Schenectady Wargamers Association - November 2013 Game-a-thon Summary

Game-a-thon: Saturday, November 9, 2013

We've lost one game in the evening, but added Griggling Games playtests to both sessions. So here is the revised schedule for this weekend's Game-a-Thon.

For more information, including full event descriptions, click here for the November Game-a-thon page.

Morning Session ( 11am - 4pm )

Evening Session ( 5pm - 10pm+ )

Pathfinder Events

Follow this link to the local Pathfinder's Lodge to see the event schedule and descriptions and sign up to play.
The Capital Region Pathfinder's Lodge also has a Facebook group.


The Council Discount Game Auction

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It's only two days until the start of Council of Five Nations XXXVI.  We're busy processing the ~250 pre-registrations that we received.  We're looking forward to a good year of walk-ins, especially with the extra media exposure we received from our mention in All Over Albany.

As we're in the final approach to Council weekend, you're probably packing up your gaming materials to bring to the con.  You might be thinking to yourself you should get rid of some of those games that don't fit on the shelves any more.

We can help you with that!

The Discount Game Auction is one of our most popular events, and a long-time Council tradition.  It will be happening again this year during the long lunch break on Council Sunday, from 2:00-3:00 PM. We'll have over a hundred games and other gaming-related merchandise available. 

This is an open, competitive bidding auction. If you've got some games you'd like to sell, this is your chance to do so.  If you've got a few bucks left in your pocket at the end of Council weekend, this is also an opportunity for you to pick up some bargains. If you'd like to sell merchandise at our auction (any Council attendee is welcome to do so), please click here to download the Council Auction Seller's materials in PDF format  (390 Kb). The Auction packet is now updated with newer and better PDF technology.  It's easier then ever to prepare your goods for sale.

Please keep one thing in mind.  If your goal is to get top dollar, you'll probably want to sell on eBay or Board Game Geek.  This is the Council discount game auction, after all.  The general tone of the event is buying and selling bargains.  Some items get bid up pretty high, but many of our items sell well below original list price. 

Even if you're not looking to sell, please consider the Auction a great way to spend a long Sunday lunch break as you wind down from your Council weekend.  And you might pick up another gaming treasure or two to take home with you.

We hope to see you at Council of Five Nations this weekend.


Council Event Updates & Cancellations

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We’re only four days away from the start of Council of Five Nations XXXVI!
We have a few almost-last-minute Council of Five Nations updates for you.

Event Changes

Sometimes real life gets in the way of our volunteer GMs.  We regret that have several event cancellations to announce:
  • A-Board-4 * Penny Arcade: The Game - Gamers vs. Evil
  • C-Minis-6 * Aces High! * Wings of Glory WWI
  • D-Minis-5 * Mars Attacks!
  • E-Board-13 * Andean Abyss * GMT COIN (Counterinsurgency) Series- Vol. 1
  • E-Minis-3 * Is that Garlic I smell? * Sharpe Practice 28mm Napoleonics
  • G-Minis-2 * Trapped in Ambush Alley * Force on Force 20mm
  • All the sessions of the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game (A-Board-6, B-Board-10, C-Board-18, D-Board-20, E-Board-20, F-Board-20, G-Board-14, H-Board-7)
If you have pre-registered for any of these events, please do not contact us about your event choices.  As an all-volunteer effort, we do not have the resources to answer individual questions about your event registration.  We will follow the order of your 1st-2nd-3rd choices as normal.  If you do not get into an event, you will have a generic ticket in your pre-registration envelope that you can apply towards a different event ticket.

Please note the following free demo event has changed:
D-Demo-1 * Steampunk Battle
Is now "Quartermaster General", another game in development by Griggling Games.

Last-Last-Call for Pre-registrations

Online Pre-registration will close tonight at 11:59 PM.  The web form will be disabled.  We need the next couple of days to process all the pre-regs that have come in to date.  If you do not pre-register by tonight, we will happily register you on-site.

Extended Weather Forecast = Awesome!

The forecast, according to Weather.com, looks spectacular:
Friday:  Cloudy and mild.  High 70.  Low chance of rain.
Saturday:  Partly cloudy cloudy and seasonably mild.  High 67.  Low chance of rain.
Sunday:  Partly cloudy and seasonably cool.  High 61.  Low chance of rain.

This looks very favorable for those of you traveling to Schenectady to join us for three days of gaming goodness.


You can find lots and lots of information about Council of Five Nations at this link:


We look forward to seeing several hundred of you this coming weekend.


LAST CALL for Council pre-registration

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We're only six days away from the start of Council of Five Nations XXXVI, one of the longest-running adventure gaming conventions in the world.

Council 36 is October 11-13, 2013.  We're growing in several different ways this year. We've expanded our square footage by 50%, and our events by 60%.  We're starting the con earlier, 9am on Friday, Oct 11th. We've expanded the vendor's area by 500%, with several game companies on-site to demo their offerings. 

Please note that pre-registration closes at 11:59 PM this Monday, October 7th.  If you pre-reg, you save about 25% on the cost of entry, and there's a better chance of you getting your first choice events.  Save money and pre-register online.

Please follow the web links below to get lots of information about the convention and the events. 

We hope to see all of you next weekend at Council of Five Nations.




Please click for the main Council general info page.

Please click to download the Council Pre-Registration packet in PDF format.

Please click to Pre-Register via the online form (with immediate PayPal or Credit Card payment).

Please click to go to the Chronological listing of all events.

Please click here to see all our Special Interest Event Tracks.

Please click for Directions to Council of Five Nations.

Please click for the Council Hotels page.

Please click for the Council Parking page.

Please click for details on the Vendors at Council of Five Nations.

Please click for Downtown Schenectady resources for Dining, Shopping, and a Visitor's Map.

Web pages highlighting our game events and special event tracks

Please click to go to the Chronological listing of all events.

Please click for the list of Kids games.

Please click for the events in the Council Wargame Room (*New for 2013*)

Please click for the Star Fleet Battles tournament page.

Please click to get details on the Conflict of Heroes tournament.

Please click for the list of Board Game Geek Top 50 events.
Please click for the list of Board Game Geek 51-100 events.

Please click for the listing of all the Historical Miniatures events.

Please click to see the lineup of Shadowrun RPG events.

Please click for the Horror games event track page.

Please click for the Science Fiction games event track page.

Please click to see options to play qualifying games for the SWA's Northeast TITAN Championship tournament

Please click to see all the Free Demo game events during Council weekend.  You can even play games with the developers.

Please click for the Train games event track.


If you have any questions, please email us at Council /at/ swa-gaming.org

(Please replace the "/at/" with the typical "@" sign.  We apologize for this anti-spam measure.)



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Event tracks at Council of Five Nations 36 (Oct 11-13)



We've got some great 'event tracks' lined up for all the different types of Adventure Gamers that like to come to Council of Five Nations each year.  We know that increasing our event offerings by 60% makes it harder for you to choose from all the gaming goodness.  These event groupings might help you decide.

Quick jump to:

Click on the event code of any listing to see the full event description on the Chronological event listing.



Kids Games

We are offering a series of games where younger players are especially encouraged to attend. If this frees up mom or dad to play in another game, great! We’re asking that you exercise proper parental judgment as to whether your kid is old/mature enough to be participating without your supervision. This is not intended to be Day Care.  That being said, here is the list of Kid’s games:

A-Board-6 * Rise of the Runelords: Burnt Offerings * Pathfinder Adventure Card Game
B-Board-10 * Rise of the Runelords: Burnt Offerings * Pathfinder Adventure Card Game
C-Board-9 * Small World plus Expansions * Small World
C-Board-18 * Rise of the Runelords: Burnt Offerings * Pathfinder Adventure Card Game
D-Board-15 * Kids of Carcassonne
D-Board-18 * Young Kids Games
D-Board-20 * Rise of the Runelords: Burnt Offerings * Pathfinder Adventure Card Game
D-RPG-1 * Dungeons and Dragons Next: Open Play * Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Ed.
D-RPG-2 * Living Forgotten Realms Open Play * Dungeons & Dragons, 4th Ed.
D-RPG-5 * Adventure Maximus- Adventure to the Max! * Adventure Maximus
E-Board-11 * Family Fun with Colors and Shapes! * Qwirkle
E-Board-17 * Young Kids Games
E-Board-20 * Rise of the Runelords: Burnt Offerings * Pathfinder Adventure Card Game
E-RPG-1 * Dungeons and Dragons Next: Open Play * Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Ed.
E-RPG-2 * Living Forgotten Realms Open Play * Dungeons & Dragons, 4th Ed.
F-Board-8 * Sitting Ducks
F-Board-20 * Rise of the Runelords: Burnt Offerings * Pathfinder Adventure Card Game
F-Minis-4 * Survive in Hanghai * Mike Paine's Home Crafted system
F-RPG-1 * Dungeons and Dragons Next: Open Play * Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Ed.
F-RPG-2 * Living Forgotten Realms Open Play * Dungeons & Dragons, 4th Ed.
G-Board-9 * RoboRally
G-Board-11 * Young Kids Games
G-Board-14 * Rise of the Runelords: Burnt Offerings * Pathfinder Adventure Card Game
G-Minis-1 * Hanghai Raiders * Home Crafted
G-RPG-1 * Dungeons and Dragons Next: Open Play * Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Ed.
G-RPG-2 * Living Forgotten Realms Open Play * Dungeons & Dragons, 4th Ed.
G-RPG-7 * D&D for Beginners * Dungeons & Dragons (4th Edition)
H-Board-7 * Rise of the Runelords: Burnt Offerings * Pathfinder Adventure Card Game
H-RPG-1 * Dungeons and Dragons Next: Open Play * Dungeons and Dragons, 5th Ed.
H-RPG-2 * Living Forgotten Realms Open Play * Dungeons & Dragons, 4th Ed.
H-RPG-5 * D&D for Beginners * Dungeons & Dragons (4th Edition)

Historical Miniatures

Council has a long tradition of offering an excellent selection of historical miniatures events throughout the convention.  (We snuck the sessions of “Conflict of Heroes” onto this list because we think Historical gamers will love this “Squad Leader Lite” game.)

COH * Conflict of Heroes - Weekend Tournament * Conflict of Heroes WW2
A-Board-1 * Conflict of Heroes: Warm-Up Games * Conflict of Heroes WW2
B-Board-1 * Conflict of Heroes: Warm-Up Games * Conflict of Heroes WW2
B-Board-2 * Roads to Moscow
B-Minis-1 * The February Forage; February, 1814 * Rockets Red Glare Land Rules (with some modifications)
C-Minis-1 * Battle of Hubbardton July 1777, The Rebels Fight Back * Crucible of War
C-Minis-6 * Aces High! * Wings of Glory WWI
D-Minis-1 * The Lost Battalion * Battlefront WW2
D-Minis-2 * Warrior Ancients: Wars of MesoAmerica * Warrior
D-Minis-3 * Trench Wars: Russia 1921--Back Of Beyond Campaign Game * Trench Wars
E-Minis-1 * Trench Wars: Russia 1921--Back Of Beyond Campaign Game * Trench Wars
E-Minis-2 * The Raid on M'Zilikazi's Kraal * Brother Against Brother (with some Modifications)
E-Minis-6 * Panzer Relief - Senno II * Battlefront WWII
F-Minis-2 * Prokhorovka – July 12th, 1943 (Russia) * A Fierce Tempest - Modified
F-Minis-3 * The Kraal * The Sword and the Flame
F-Minis-5 * Stop the bombers! * Wings of Glory
G-Board-7 * Tactical Assault Combat Cards - Russian Front, 1943
G-Demo-3 * Griggling Games, Inc. Playtests & Demos of SHAEF * SHAEF WWII Wargame
G-Minis-3 * The Battle of Coffee Hill * ACW Warmaster - Modified
H-Minis-1 * Thrilling Naval Engagement! * Fistfull of Lead

The Council Wargame Room (*New for 2013*)

We're setting aside a special room upstairs where the Council Grognards can sit and play their wargames in peace.  No kids games and no Euro games allowed in this room.  We plan to make this an annual tradition.  Help us start things off right this year.

B-Board-2 * Roads to Moscow
C-Board-7 * Wellington: The Peninsular War
C-Board-11 * Axis & Allies 1914 * Axis & Allies
C-Board-15 * Warparty
C-Board-17 * Northeast Titan League Game * TITAN
D-Board-4 * The Napoleonic Wars, 2d ed * Napoleonic Wars CDG
D-Board-8 * Diplomacy
E-Board-7 * Axis & Allies 50th Anniversary edition * Axis & Allies
F-Board-6 * Angola * Angola (2012 rules)
G-Board-2 * Here I Stand
G-Board-4 * Axis & Allies: Europe & Pacific (combined) * Axis & Allies
G-Board-7 * Tactical Assault Combat Cards - Russian Front, 1943

Shadowrun RPG

We are very happy to have a weekend-long Shadowrun Missions event track, thanks to Todd 'Wailer' Stoops, a member of the Catalyst Demo Team.

B-RPG-2 * Welcome to the Sixth World * Shadowrun 5th Edition
C-RPG-3 * SRM 5A-01 - Chasin' The Wind * Shadowrun 5th Edition
D-RPG-6 * Dragon’s Song 1 - Jailbreak Rock (CMP 2013-01) * Shadowrun 5th Edition
E-RPG-4 * Dragon’s Song 2 - Berlin Waltz (CMP 2013-02) * Shadowrun 5th Edition
F-RPG-3 * Dragon’s Song 3 - Neo-Tokyo Drift (CMP 2013-03) * Shadowrun 5th Edition
G-RPG-4 * Dragon’s Song 4 - Ballroom Blitz (CMP 2013-04) * Shadowrun 5th Edition
H-RPG-3 * SRM 5A-02 - Critic’s Choice * Shadowrun 5th Edition

Titan

The SWA is happy to host the Northeast TITAN Championships every year.  Play qualifying games from June through March, and the top players will meet in March for the Finals.  You can see full information here:  http://swa-gaming.org/TITAN-2013-14

C-Board-17 * Northeast Titan League Game * TITAN
E-Board-3 * Northeast Titan League Game * TITAN
F-Board-16 * Northeast Titan League Game * TITAN

Board Game Geek Top 50

We’ve gone out of our way to recruit GMs for the most popular games.  The Board Game Geek ranking is one good way for us to gauge that, and we’re well represented.  BGG favorites all weekend long!

B-Board-3 * Through the Ages
B-Board-4 * Power Grid - Benelux * Power Grid
B-Board-5 * Agricola
B-Board-7 * Race for the Galaxy
B-Minis-2 * Star Wars: X Wing miniatures casual play * Star Wars: X Wing
C-Board-2 * Twilight Imperium, 3rd Ed
C-Board-5 * Stone Age - Style is the Goal * Stone Age
C-Board-6 * Battlestar Galactica
C-Board-10 * Le Havre
C-Board-14 * Descent: Journeys in the Dark * Descent 2nd Edition
C-Board-16 * Lords of Waterdeep
D-Board-1 * 7 Wonders * 7 Wonders board game and all expansions
D-Board-3 * Eclipse + Rise of the Ancients & Supernova Expansions * Eclipse
D-Board-14 * Caylus
D-Board-17 * El Grande
D-Minis-6 * Star Wars: X Wing Miniatures Tournament! * Star Wars: X Wing Miniatures
E-Board-4 * A Game of Thrones
E-Board-6 * Pandemic and Pandemic on The Brink * Pandemic
E-Board-14 * Battlestar Galactica
E-Board-15 * Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar
E-Board-18 * The First Sparks * Power Grid
E-Board-19 * Ora et Labora
F-Board-1 * Through the Ages
F-Board-4 * Brass
F-Board-14 * Agricola
F-Board-15 * Railways of the World
G-Board-8 * Le Harve
G-Board-10 * Terra Mystica
G-Board-12 * Eclipse
H-Board-2 * A Game of Thrones : The Board Game (2nd Edition)
H-Board-3 * Puerto Rico
H-Board-6 * Dominion

Board Game Geek Top 51-100

... Because there are a lot of great games that don't make (or no longer reside in) the Top 50.

B-Board-9 * Carcassonne - Basic & Advanced * Carcassonne
C-Board-8 * die Macher (1998) * die Macher
C-Board-9 * Small World plus Expansions * Small World
D-Board-2 * Arkham Horror w/ expansion * Arkham Horror
D-Board-6 * Mice and Mystics: Sorrow and Remembrance * Mice and Mystics
D-Board-9 * Hansa Teutonica
E-Board-1 * Mice and Mystics: Sorrow and Remembrance * Mice and Mystics
E-Board-12 * Ticket to Ride Europe and Map Packs * Ticket to Ride
F-Board-2 * Mice and Mystics: Sorrow and Remembrance * Mice and Mystics
F-Board-3 * Arkham Horror w/Expansions * Arkham Horror
F-Board-17 * Endeavor
G-Board-2 * Here I Stand
H-Board-1 * Sentinels of the Multiverse

Demos - All Free!

We have several vendors and demo agents on site this year, courtesy of our expanded Vendors area (five times bigger than last year).  Please note that all these games are free to play.  You might even get your name published as a playtester if you try some of the great games that Griggling is developing.

A-Demo-1 * Malifaux Demos * Malifaux (2nd Ed)
B-Demo-2 * Wyrd Games Demos * Wyrd Games
B-Demo-1 * Demos * Magic: The Gathering
C-Demo-1 * Playtests & Demos * Destination: Neptune
C-Demo-2 * Hull Breach! Corporate Wars Demo * Hull Breach CCG
C-Demo-3 * Malifaux Demos * Malifaux (2nd Ed)
D-Demo-1 * Steampunk Battle
D-Demo-2 * Hull Breach! Corporate Wars Demo * Hull Breach CCG
D-Demo-3 * Demos * Magic: The Gathering
D-Demo-4 * Malifaux Demos * Malifaux (2nd Ed)
E-Demo-2 * Celestial Rainbows Game Tournament * Celestial Rainbows
E-Demo-4 * Wyrd Games Demos * Wyrd Games
E-Demo-1 * Hull Breach! Corporate Wars Demo * Hull Breach CCG
E-Demo-3 * Demos * Magic: The Gathering
F-Demo-1 * Celestial Rainbows Release Party * Celestial Rainbows
F-Demo-2 * Hull Breach! Corporate Wars Demo * Hull Breach CCG
F-Demo-4 * Malifaux Demos * Malifaux (2nd Ed)
G-Demo-3 * Griggling Games, Inc. Playtests & Demos of SHAEF * SHAEF WWII Wargame
G-Demo-1 * Hull Breach! Corporate Wars Demo * Hull Breach CCG
G-Demo-2 * Demos * Magic: The Gathering

Horror

If you’re a fan of things that go bump in the night, we’ve got a whole weekend of ghoulish games to entertain you.

B-RPG-1 * Devourers in the Mist * Trail of Cthulhu
C-RPG-1 * More Than Hell In the Pacific * Call of Cthulhu, 6th Ed. w/Some Delta Green additions
C-RPG-4 * Some Things Never Go Away * Shadows of Esteren
D-Board-2 * Arkham Horror w/ expansion * Arkham Horror
D-Board-12 * Elder Sign: Unseen Forces
E-RPG-5 * Devourers in the Mist * Trail of Cthulhu
F-Board-3 * Arkham Horror w/Expansions * Arkham Horror
F-RPG-4 * Coffee Break of the Living Dead * All Flesh Must Be Eaten
F-RPG-6 * The Hound of Tombstone * Call of Cthulhu
F-RPG-7 * Dead Ops * All Flesh Must Be Eaten
F-RPG-8 * Of Elder Gods and Generals * Savage Worlds Cthulhu

Science Fiction

Another popular genre.  If you want to play nothing but science fiction offerings all weekend, we’ve got you covered.

SFB * Star Fleet Battles Patrol Tournament * Star Fleet Battles
A-Board-2 * Stellar Conquest
A-Minis-1 * Emergency Transmission * Infinity Skirmish: 28mm
B-Board-7 * Race for the Galaxy
B-Minis-2 * Star Wars: X Wing miniatures casual play * Star Wars: X Wing
B-RPG-3 * Gamma World - 1st edition (35th anniversary) * Gamma World - 1st edition
C-Board-2 * Twilight Imperium, 3rd Ed
C-Board-6 * Battlestar Galactica
C-Minis-4 * Mobile Soldier 0079 * Mobile Soldier in Action (modified)
C-Minis-5 * Into the Hornet's Nest * Future War Commander - Modified
D-Board-3 * Eclipse + Rise of the Ancients & Supernova Expansions * Eclipse
D-Board-10 * Merchant of Venus
D-Minis-4 * Shell Game - Federated Suns vs. Death Stalkers Mercenaries * Battletech
D-Minis-5 * Mars Attacks!
D-Minis-6 * Star Wars: X Wing Miniatures Tournament! * Star Wars: X Wing Miniatures
D-RPG-3 * Escape from Mos Shuuta * Star Wars: Edge of Empire
E-Board-14 * Battlestar Galactica
E-Board-16 * Starcraft: The Boardgame with Brood War * Starcraft: The Boardgame
E-Minis-5 * Last Stand for Dear Leader * Tomorrow's War in 15mm
E-RPG-6 * Slipstream: Flight of the Nightwing * Savage Worlds
F-RPG-5 * Spiders, Spiders Everywhere * Battlelords of the 23rd Century
F-Board-13 * Ad Astra
F-Minis-1 * Blood on Red Sands * Tomorrow's War in 15mm
G-Board-12 * Eclipse

Train Games

Rail games are a very popular genre.  We don’t have enough for a full Puffing Billy tournament this year, but we’re looking to build toward that. 

E-Board-8 * Empire Builder - North American Rails * Citadels; Love Letter; Behütunsburg
E-Board-12 * Ticket to Ride Europe and Map Packs * Ticket to Ride
F-Board-15 * Railways of the World




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