Hello, fellow boardgamers! If you attended the November meetup, thank you for making history. The attendance of 34 gamers (and I may have overlooked a latecomer or two) was the most ever for this group. If you missed the fun, don't worry -- there will be plenty of opportunities ahead!
The group is now large enough that I am giving serious consideration to holding a tournament for a specific game. The question is, which one? It has to be a game that many members know how to play (or can learn quickly). I've set up a poll (see the Polls section) to find out what you would like to play. Please vote soon so that I can make a decision in time to schedule the tournament between Christmas and New Year's. You may also e-mail me in private or reply on the message board to share your ideas.
As always, if you're open to hosting such an event or know a good place (other than Fuddrucker's) to meet, let me know.
Come for a day or night of fun! Meet and play with other board game aficionados. A variety of games are played: American classics like Clue and Scrabble, Euro-style games like Carcassone and Ticket to Ride, cult games like Settlers of Catan and Robo Rally,tile games like Pickamino and Rummikub, and silly games like Shear Panic and Walk the Dog, to name just a few that members have brought. Our regular meetup is on the third Saturday of every month at Fuddrucker's on the southwest corner of Frankford Road and the Tollway. I try to schedule special themed events around certain holidays, such as Halloween, April Fool's Day and New Year's. I am always looking for volunteers (i.e. assistant organizers) who would like to host a gaming party at their home. I am also willing to schedule events for playing specific games (maybe as a tournament). Let me hear your ideas for improving this group. The more people participate, the more fun we all can have!