A quick noteâ€”I am not dead, merely busyâ€”to notify you that the final London Gamer Geeks meeting of 2007 is tomorrow night, Wednesday 28th November, at our usual venue downstairs at the College Arms on Store Street, from 6.30pm onwards. Special events this time include:
SWAPSIES! Bring games you’ve finished to swap with others! See if we can hear the CEX staff gnashing their teeth all the way from the other side of Goodge Street. (Boardgames and cardgames included.)
GAME OF THE YEAR! It’s been an extraordinary year for games. What do you think is the Game of the Year? Testify and vote!
LIVE BLOG! Prepare a 90-second presentation on something that’s been on your mind about games lately. See how many people ‘digg’ you.
NO QUIZ! By special arrangement, there will be no quiz this time.
BRING A FRIEND. If you have any.
The London Gamer Geeks meeting for August will be on Wednesday 29th inst*. Once again we’re downstairs at the College Arms on Store Street, from 6.30 onwards, talking about all aspects of games from obscure video-game stuff to equally obscure tabletop stuff, and drinking.
If Dan Hon and I get a chance we’ll be running a revised and restructured games quiz, with cool prizes from fantastic sponsors if we can find any fantastic sponsors (and last month’s prize, a limited-edition copy of Guild Wars, is back in the pot after none of the winning team admitted to owning a Windows PC that could run it).
Assuming that my wife isn’t in labour that evening, I will be running the first playtest of a card-game I’ve been kicking aroundâ€”just a proof-of-concept playtest, not the ready-for-primetime stuff. But I think it’ll be pretty fun.
And if I get a chance to talk to the landlord in advance I’ll see if we can get access to the big TV for the purposes of connecting consoles and laptops to it. Because, you know, some people still haven’t played Samba De Amigo, the Bioshock demo really has to be seen to be believed, and did you know there was an interactive movie based on the iconic characters from D&D3e?
(* The LGG night has abandoned its early ABCD schedulingâ€”Accidentally Be Clashing with Dorkbotâ€”and has now moved to the last Wednesday of the month. Mark it in your diary.)