Thanks, Shades! Though I will admit, I haven't had a chance to read the Explorer's Edition yet, nor take stock of all the rules changes, so I'll be running the original "1st edition" of the game. One of these days, life will give me the time to read all of these games I keep buying...
>From: Shades <[address removed]>
>Date: 2007/10/16 Tue PM 03:34:58 CDT
>To: [address removed]
>Subject: Re: [dnd-1053] Finalizing Plans for the October Meetup
>I'm "game" (ha, ha -- bad pun intended). Thanks a
>bunch for coordinating the location, Jim. I know I
>can confidently speak for all of us that locating a
>venue has been our biggest challenge, so you are our
>I just bought the newly released Savage Worlds
>Explorer's Edition, so I am gung-ho to play it. It's
>also the foundation for the minis campaign that
>Shannon and I are working on, so I need some practice.
> Basically I'm saying I want in on your game! See
>--- Jim <[address removed]> wrote:
>I just got off the phone with the Arlington Co. Fire
>Station at Ballston (this is what I do at work when
>I'm terminally bored). Someone has the room from 1pm
>to 3pm, but past that, it's open, and we can get it if
>we want it. As I mentioned before, it's somewhat
>metro-friendly (about a mile from the Ballston
>station, I think), can hold about 20 folks, and, best
>of all, it's free. I'm not sure what the seating
>situation is, but I'll drag along a folding table in
>teh trunk of my car, and if worst comes to worst, I'm
>not adverse to sitting on the floor to game. I'll ask
>about this if I contact them again (though I can't
>imagine a meeting room without these sorts of things).
>So, here's the scoop: I'm willing to go and arrange to
>have the room from 5pm to 9pm (they close at 10pm, and
>that will give us a bit of extra time to pack out our
>gear). I just need buy-in, most importantly from our
>fearless leaders: Cale, Shannon, Shades, I'm looking
>in your direction. I posted the URL with the physical
>address farther upstream in this thread; GoogleMap it
>if you need to, to make sure you can get there. If I
>have a resounding chorus of "yeahs," or a stony
>silence, by this time tomorrow, I'll go ahead and get
>us the spot. Only if I hear "no" from the group will I
>halt this plan. If it turns out that we need to cancel
>our spot, I don't believe it will hurt us. After all,
>it's a free room.
>Past that, I think we're good. I'm still up for
>running Savage Worlds, Dark has volunteered to run his
>game Khymer, and Jesse's contemplating d20 Cthulhu.
>Three games, at six seats a game, gives us 18 spots.
>It would be good if we could get a fourth to be our
>"standby guy," in case one of us in unable to do his
>At this point, I need everyone's input for this plan.
>Please let me know, either on this board or through
>email, if this works for you.
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