FallCon presents: Open Gaming at the Sentry Box

This is the usual Monday night board gaming. Feel free to bring whatever games you like and if you want to request I bring any of mine just post a comment. Suggesting games ahead of time is a good way to make sure you get in on something and don't have to wait around for too long.

INFORMATION FOR NEW ATTENDEES:

Firstly, welcome :-) Secondly, here is some information on what to expect at this meetup:

1) The official start time for this meetup is 6.30pm. That's because I, as the host, am working until the store closes at 6pm and so I'm unable to get upstairs and fulfill my hostly duties until that time. Having said that, some people arrive earlier and start playing. This is perfectly fine. Some people arrive later than 6.30pm, sometimes much later. This is also fine. Please note the end time of 10.30pm - I have a wife that I like to see before she goes to bed, so please try to ensure you are finishing as close to 10.30pm as possible :-)

2) The store does close at 6pm. The front door gets locked and the gate to downstairs gets closed. The tills are all cashed out and I am unable to make any sales. If you'd like drinks and snacks you'll need to bring them with you or purchase them before the store closes. If you arrive after 6pm you will need to enter via the back door, as per the information under the address above.

3) The board gaming takes place mostly on the lower section of the mezzanine. The upper mezzanine and back room are booked by other groups, but sometimes we can expand into their space slightly if it gets busy. Tables and chairs are stacked throughout the mezzanine and back room area. Feel free to get out a table and set it up to start playing.

4) Feel free to bring specific games that you would like to play. I can't guarantee you'll convince people to play them but if you don't bring them and ask then you'll never know. Most people are willing to let others borrow their copies of games if they are asked. Treat them nicely. Likewise we have a lot of store demo copies that can be borrowed for the evening. Just ask me or one of the other staff if it's before closing time.

5) You may not get into a game right away. Sometimes you show up just after everyone has started playing. A good way to avoid this is by pre-arranging what you are going to play via the comments section below. Otherwise you can wait and hopefully some other people will show up, or a game or two may finish. Sadly it does happen that you occasionally will have to wait for a little while to get in a game.

6) Easier said than done: Don't be shy. If you arrive and stand in the corner not saying anything you are less likely to get into a game. Hopefully I or one of the other more friendly people will come and talk to you and try to get you into a game, but sometimes we are distracted, in a game or otherwise engaged. Most people at the game nights are friendly enough and if you come and talk to them and ask what they are playing or whether you can get into a game they won't bite.

7) Have fun! I think that's the point, right?

If any of you ever have any questions please don't hesitate to ask me, either by commenting below, sending me a message, phoning the store, etc.

Greg

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks for the Rex and Netrunner guys and Lisa!

    December 2, 2013

  • Ben

    Still a decent turnout considering the blizzard. Played Rex and Netrunner.

    December 2, 2013

  • Conan L.

    Ugh, the snow is getting ugly, I think I'll skip this week.

    December 2, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      If you made it to work then you know you can make it to games. If you did not make it to work due to the weather, well.... you know the weather changes so now you can make it to games. Either way, see you at games tonight.

      December 2, 2013

    • Gord W.

      I won't be showing up either.

      December 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    If you made it to work then you know you can make it to games. If you did not make it to work due to the weather, well.... you know the weather changes so now you can make it to games. Either way, see you at games tonight.

    December 2, 2013

  • jgbaxter

    Secret Santa info for Dec 14 meetup; http://www.meetup.com/boardgame...­

    December 2, 2013

  • Melissa C.

    It's been a while since the last time I've come to these! I'll be bringing Monopoly Deal (card-based and the games are relatively quick) and a couple decks of cards if anybody is interested in playing some Cheat, Sevens, Spite and Malice, or anything else.

    December 1, 2013

  • Ben

    I'm bringing Legacy testament of duke de crecy. But I'd be interested for another game of Eldritch Horror....

    December 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Just picked up Android Netrunner and Rex, can anyone teach one or both of these?

    December 1, 2013

    • Jeff K.

      I would love to try out Rex

      December 1, 2013

    • Ben

      Trevor/Justin/Jim can probably teach you Netrunner if they show up... I have not played for a long while so I don't know if I can still teach that.

      December 1, 2013

  • jgbaxter

    Also link to the TI3 and the Eclipse games I'm hosting on the holidays;

    Some experience would be useful. ;)

    http://www.meetup.com/boardgame...­

    http://www.meetup.com/boardgame...­

    November 26, 2013

  • jgbaxter

    Tai Pan and Noble House I think be the options here for me.

    November 26, 2013

    • jgbaxter

      Ah yea there's still some games for sale/trade that I have, list has changed a bit and so have the prices. BTW, sign-up for the Secret Santa! 1 week left to sign-up! =)

      November 26, 2013

  • Greg

    I forgot that next Monday I'm not going to be here as I'm in Toronto for the weekend and don't get back till late on Monday. However, Edward has kindly volunteered to stick around at the store so that the gaming can go on as usual!

    November 26, 2013

    • jgbaxter

      Yaa for Edward, time to drag him into more games! :D

      November 26, 2013

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