Who did your fellow geeks vote as *Best* of Geeky Sacramento?
Please read below for info on the Sacgeeks.com playing card project, including
Check out the poll results here: meetup.com/sacgeeks/polls/
***special promotions, contests & deals!***
(For just the complete LIST of participants, please CLICK HERE.)
WHAT ARE THESE CARDS?
A collectible playing card deck
customized to feature 54 of the best
businesses, social groups, organizations, special events and artists that Sacramento has to offer to geeks
The "geeky" participants, found below, will be handing out their individual card at various locations and events such as their shops, meeting locations, fairs, festivals, conventions and other local events & venues -- visit them all to collect the entire limited-edition 54 card deck
There will be special contests, deals, tie-ins & promotions
offered by some of the businesses (scroll down
past the card images below to see the "Special Promotions
" list), so when you get a card, you'll want to hold on to it, check back at this site for offers (more to come soon
!), and bring it to the stores & events with you!
SEEK OUT AND COLLECT ALL OF THE FOLLOWING CARDS TO COMPLETE YOUR DECK:
(click on any of the cards to go to that participant's website!)
SPECIAL THANKS AND PROPS TO:
- Critical Hit -- facebook.com/CriticalHitGeekComedy -- Card Holders receive $2 off their ticket at any Critical Hit show when they present their Joker card!
- This N That Thrift -- tntthrift.com -- TNT Eight of Clubs card holders receive $1.00 off for every $10 spent on anything in the store (except bikes). June 3 thru September 30, 2012. Watch "This n That Thrift and Gift" on Facebook for other card-related promotions, discounts and opportunities to pickup the 8 of Clubs!
- Sac-Con -- sac-con.com -- $1 off admission if you bring in their Six of Clubs card (limit one per person; may not be used with any other offer.)
- ECV Press -- ECVPress.com -- $1 off any ECV Press title when you bring in their 2 of Spades card. Expires 12/31/12.
- Empire Comics Vault-- empirescv.com -- $1 off any comic when you bring in their 2 of Diamonds card. Expires 12/31/12.
- The Gamer's Grind -- thegamersgrind.com -- Freeplay of an individual game for the person bringing in their Jack of Diamonds card and one friend. Valid once.
- Big Brother Comics -- bigbrothercomics.com -- 10% purchases, some exclusions apply.
- Midtown Village Cafe -- facebook.com/MidtownVillageCafe -- 20% off if you bring in their Queen of Diamonds card, 10% if you bring in any card, except on alcohol.
- Great Escape Games -- greatescapegames.com-- 20% discount for bringing in their 6 of Diamonds card. One card per customer.
- Comics and Collectibles -- comicsandcollectible.com-- Bring in anyone else's card and pick up their Jack of Hearts, and get 60% off of back issue comics.
Need a box for your collection? Bring a started collection into one of the participating stores or clubs, and you could win a free special limited-edition deck box! (The boxes feature the sweet black & white artwork below.) It's up to each store/club/organization/artist how they want to distribute their share of empty boxes, so be sure to check & ask around! :)
- Shane Maus for the color card-back photo, art concept, design and editing work
- Sean McCaffrey for drawing the current Sacgeeks.com logo
- Wendy Sanchez-Nordstrom for designing & drawing the original/alternate Sacgeeks.com logo
- Chance Wheeler for the "Best of Geeky Sacramento" logo work and for assisting with the color card-back photo-editing and design work
- Roland Cao for the B&W card box art and for art assistance with two participants' cards.
- Mr. Lobo, Jenny Elena, Strange Wurks Studios, Elizabeth Leonard, and Chance Von Bekke for their graphical artwork & assistance with various participants' cards.
- Mike Schlofner for financial assistance with a participant's card.
- Lynda Dalhaus Tyler and her store This-n-That Thrift for all their indispensible help with card sorting, promotions, the raffle gift basket donation and many great ideas!
- Robert Berry of Retrocrush.com for hosting our June 3 Sac-Con panel, and Robert McKowen for donating so many great raffle prizes.
- The Kimberly Trip for donating CDs for the June 3 Sac-Con panel and for help with the GDS appearance!
Cards printed by Make-A-Deck.com, whom we thank for the great deal!
about this project can be found:
-- on our Facebook page at facebook.com/groups/52bestsacgeeks
-- or see our Press Release
-- or go to the topic on our Sacgeeks.com Discussions
To participate in our
Best of Geeky Sacramento voting click the image below:
Have fun! :)
For further questions on this project, please contact Stephanie Rector at firstname.lastname@example.org or 530-417-3365.