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I’m Playing in Albany, Oregon on #TableTopDay!

Flyer for the Albany, OR #TableTopDay Mini-Con! Yes, you may print these out and plaster them all over your school/work. [Click to Enlargify]

Flyer for the Albany, OR #TableTopDay Mini-Con! Yes, you may print these out and plaster them all over your school/work. [Click to Enlargify]

My good friends from Bonsai Games (Ruse, Infinite Power) & Elderhaven Games (Dig Site) and I have been planning a local event for #TableTopDay! Sarah and Levi of Bonsai Games put in MAD WORK on this getting several game publishers to send us stuff to demo and giveaway at the con!

I will be bringing my game library and will be doing demos of many of them through out the day. This is my official invite to you to come out and play some games with your fellow nerds! The event is free (with encouraged donations going to the Boys and Girls Club of Albany) and will be a blast! Here’s the list of games that I will be bringing…

  • Ascension
  • Castle Panic
  • Dominion
  • Elder Sign
  • Infinite Power (ECG)
  • It’s Alive!
  • Kittens in a Blender
  • Magic: the Gathering
  • Munchkin (+ Unnatural Axe & The Guild Expansions)
  • Star Munchkin
  • Pandemic
  • Ruse
  • Settlers of Catan
  • Small World (+ Two Expansions)
  • Ticket to Ride (+ India & Switzerland Expansions)
  • We Didn’t Playtest This
  • Zombie Dice (+ Double Feature Expansion)

I will be printing out several QR codes for some of the games that have either mobile versions (Ascension, Elder Sign, Small World, Ticket to Ride and Zombie Dice) or have mobile accessories (Munchkin) like a level counter. You will be able to scan these QR codes with your iDevice (not sure if they have Android options) and download the app on the spot!

I am encouraging all comers to take pictures and/or videos while at the event and Tweet them to me for a post that I will be doing on Nerd Titan, and my YouTube channel! Should you be interested in Tweeting pics/vids to me to include in my video, you can Tweet them to @alloymatt using the hashtag #TableTopDay

You can find all the details about the event by clicking over to our event pages on either Facebook or Google+ and can find more info about what #TableTopDay is by watching the videos from Felicia Day and Wil Wheaton at the bottom of this post or by visiting the Table Top Day website where you can find similar events going on in your part of the world, should you not be local to the Oregon area.

Question time! What game(s) would you like to play/are you planning to bring with you on #TableTopDay? Tweet your responses to this question with (or just copy and paste) the following:

I’m playing [insert game name here; or just delete this part] with @BonsaiGames, @ElderhavenGames and @alloymatt on #TableTopDay! Join us! http://wp.me/p1Mdle-gd

Make sure you include the link at the end of the Tweet (to this article) so other people that you know that may be interested in also attending will know where to get the info on the event! You can also just grab the link and start posting it to all the other internets (Facebook, Google+, Tumblr, etc…) should you so desire.

#TableTopDay in Albany, Oregon:  Facebook Event Page | Google+ Event Page

Official Table Top Day Site

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[CoinOpKids] Random Geek Fact: Just Another Game Con

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ATTN OREGON GAMING NERDS

Matt’s Cavalcade of Comics, Cards and Collectibles has announced their second Gamecon this year! In case you weren’t aware, Matt’s Cavalcade is my dork store. This is where I go to get all my comic and gaming needs fulfilled. This is not meant to seem like a commercial for the store, but it is pertinent info.
Every year, Matt’s puts on a couple of Gamecons. The first one of this year was in April in which I attended and managed to win a Magic: the Gathering Land Station in the “Avacyn Restored” pre-release tournament, as well as playing bunches of Dominion, Smallworld and Settlers of Catan.

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Review – Zombie Dice iOS App

Zombie Dice App Loading Screen [Screen Grab from my iPhone]

You may have gathered from my review of  Zombie Dice 2: The Double Feature here on CoinOpKids a couple of months ago that I am a big fan of the Zombie Dice franchise from (also the creators of the “Munchkin” franchise) Stephen Jackson Games. By “may have gathered,” of course I mean “should have gathered”.

I love it when developers take one of my favorite table top games and turn it into an amazing app! Trust me… there are developers that have tried to make the transition and gotten WRONG (Dominion Card Game comes to mind), so it is refreshing to see it done right!

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Review: Zombie Dice 2: The Double Feature Expansion

Zombie Dice, by Stephen Jackson Games, is a dice based game in which you and your friends play as brain hungry zombies, and each of the 13 dice are your victims. You roll all the dice and try to eat 13 brains before you are shotgunned! I have included an episode of Wil Wheaton’s “Table Top” at the end of this post, should you like to know more about Zombie Dice.

This expansion gives you 3 more dice that you can substitute in for some of the dice that come with your original Zombie Dice set to allow you to play the game differently. As you see in the picture, the three new dice consist of a white on black die (referred to as “The Hunk”), a pink on black die (referred to as “The Hottie”) and a white on red die (referred to as Santa Clause). These are meant to comprise three different play styles.

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