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Upverter will supply the pizza, munchies and drinks. We also have plenty of board games to choose from, but feel free to bring your own! Phone:[masked] (Carmen)

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What we're about

Yo! This might get a little heavy, so sorry in advance, but you can thank me later...

Deep down inside all of us, in places that some of us are ashamed to talk about, are giant, pocket protector wearing, pop bottle glasses, geeks. Don't be ashamed. It's ok. Embrace your inner geek. Let him out of the cage every once and a while. Snort when you laugh. Admit that you relate way-more-than-you-should to Sheldon. And at least once a month, give up slaying dragons alone inside a tv... AND DO IT WITH OTHER PEOPLE! AND DICE! AND CARDS! OR DICE. LOTS AND LOTS OF DICE!

In case you're still missing the big picture - I'm talking about board games!!!! You know those things you played as a kid and probably hated because all you knew was Monopoly or you learned to steal from that shitty little white plastic tray and hide it under the board but then you probably also became a banker and not a startup rockstar anyways back to the point - BOARD GAMES!

Following on the wildly successful startup poker nights we've been hosting for the last couple months, we wanted to test the appetite for a slightly less chest-thump, more cranial, equally boozed up, monthly-ish startup get together. In the past based on my experience throwing these kinds of event we will probably see two very different groups of people showing up. I guess I'm a little excited to see if we cant get the other half of the startup equation out to an event, and this is my first attempt at pulling that off!

TL;DR Monthly board games! The third Wednesday of the month!

People will show up, propose / teach a game to who ever is interested, and then play it! We will have anywhere from 1 to 5+ games on the go, all different games, all different group sizes, all scattered around the company. If you feel like bringing a game, vouching for it and teaching it to the group - please do!

Cheers!
Zak

Some of the games we love to play, rule books, etc:

Puerto Rico ( http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/3076/puerto-rico )
BGG Rank: 3
Num Players: 2 - 5
Play Time: 90mins
Complexity: med

Caylus ( http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/18602/caylus )
BGG Rank: 10
Num Players: 2 - 5
Play Time: 120mins
Complexity: low

Dominion ( http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/36218/dominion )
BGG Rank: 11
Num Players: 2 - 4
Play Time: 30mins
Complexity: low

7 Wonders ( http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/68448/7-wonders )
BGG Rank: 12
Num Players: 2 - 7
Play Time: 30mins
Complexity: low

Tigrus and Euphrates ( http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/42/tigris-euphrates )
BGG Rank: 16
Num Players: 2 - 4
Play Time: 90mins
Complexity: low

Settlers of Catan (http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/13/the-settlers-of-cat... (http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/13/the-settlers-of-catan)) w Seafarers (http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgameexpansion/325/catan-sea... (http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgameexpansion/325/catan-seafarers)) w Traders & Barbarians (http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgameexpansion/27760/catan-t... (http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgameexpansion/27760/catan-traders-barbarians)) w Cities & Knights (http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgameexpansion/926/catan-cit... (http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgameexpansion/926/catan-cities-knights))
BGG Rank: 89
Num Players: 3 - 4 - 6
Play Time: 90mins
Complexity: low

Through the Desert ( http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/503/through-the-desert )
BGG Rank: 200
Num Players: 2 - 5
Play Time: 45mins
Complexity: low

Twilight Struggle (http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/12333/twilight-struggl... (http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/12333/twilight-struggle))
BGG Rank: 1
Num Players: 2
Play Time: 180mins
Complexity: med

Go ( http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/188/go )
BGG Rank: 42
Num Players: 2
Play Time: 90mins
Complexity: med

Diplomacy ( http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/483/diplomacy )
BGG Rank: 251
Num Players: 2 - 7
Play Time: 360mins
Complexity: med

1989 (http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/26997/1989-dawn-of-fre... (http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/26997/1989-dawn-of-freedom))
BGG Rank: 623
Num Players: 2
Play Time: 150mins
Complexity: med

Munchkin ( http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/1927/munchkin )
BGG Rank: 1995
Num Players: 3 - 6
Play Time: 90mins
Complexity: low

Paths of Glory ( http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/91/paths-of-glory )
BGG Rank: 23
Num Players: 2
Play Time: 480mins
Complexity: high

Here I Stand ( http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/17392/here-i-stand )
BGG Rank: 38
Num Players: 2 - 6
Play Time: 360mins
Complexity: high

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