Prairie Game eXpo - Core Ritchie Centre - Saturday, Sept. 21st 2019 (9am) FREE!

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What: Prairie Game eXpo XVII
Where: Core Ritchie Community Centre
445 14th Avenue
Regina, SK  S4N 3C3
(Corner of 14th and Lindsay Street)
(Use the Prince of Wales library entrance)

When: Saturday, September 21st, 2019. Starts at 9:00 AM. Clean up starts at 8:30 pm!
Who: Anyone interested in playing boardgames & miniature based games.
Why: Life is Short; Play Games!
Cost: This is a FREE event!






Here are some direct links to the game schedule:
Learn To Play
BoardGames
BoardGame Tournaments
Miniature Games
Game Designer's Corner
Role-Playing Games


Kitchen will be run by Al Ritchie Community Association.
CASH ONLY for food and drink. Breakfast, lunch and supper served! No outside food permitted in the venue.
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SaskGames and Prairie Game eXpo would like to thank the following groups and businesses that help make the event possible:

Al Ritchie Community Association. Visit them online HERE
The Al Ritchie Community Association (ARCA) has been actively advocating on behalf of the community and helping to serve its social and community needs since 1987.

Priorities, goals and activities are determined through interaction with the community at meetings, established programs, events and direct contact with our staff and board. The association operates with the philosophy that residents know what kind of programming they need and want.
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WIN FREE STUFF!
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To help encourage sign up and attendance, we will be giving away free games: Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar  :excited

Rules are easy:
1) You must post on this thread to sign up for a game, run a game, or just let us know you're attending.
2) You must attend the event and sign our log book with your SaskGames I.D.

Bonus entry to draw:
1) Schedule a game on the forum with open spots for sign-up.
2) All Volunteers will get a bonus entry (Table registration, Learn to Play, and event set up). We appreciate all the help!

We will randomly determine all winners after the event and let the winner know they've won. We will announce all winners in this forum.



BONUS EARLY BIRD DRAW!!!

We will also be giving away Lanterns Dice: Lights in the Sky.


We will be giving away Lanterns Dice: Lights in the Sky at 12:00pm. To win you must be signed into the log book, and have made a post of this thread saying you're coming out, running a game, or signing up for an event! You must write your SaskGames I.D. in the logbook to qualify.


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LEARN TO PLAY
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Teaching easy / accessible games to people. "Learn to Play" is a PGX initiative to help introduce new games to PGX attendees. Game teachers will teach a single game to groups of people over a two-hour block. Please contact us here if you're interested in volunteering.

No sign up is necessary. Drop in to learn one of these games.



GAME: Battle Sheep
TEACHER: Mike McC.
TIME: 10am - 12pm
Note: Tournament starts at 12pm

GAME: Quacks of Quedlinburg
TEACHER: Jill
TIME: 10am - 12pm

GAME: Sagrada
TEACHER: Miles
TIME: 12pm - 2pm
Note: Tournament starts at 2:30pm

GAME: Just One
TEACHER: Rosemarie (standstrong4u)
TIME: 12pm - 2pm

GAME: Tiny Towns
TEACHER: Need volunteer
TIME: 2pm - 4pm

GAME: Twice as Clever!
TEACHER: bboileau
TIME: 3pm - 5pm

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BOARD GAME
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The category "board game" encompasses many a game, including several card-based games, and games that do not make use of a board! Party games, strategy games, family-friendly games, war games, dexterity games and even card games will be represented.

Listed below, you will find the list of games scheduled to be played at Prairie Game eXpo. You are welcome to post on this forum to sign-up for a game. Please ensure you arrive in time to play the game. If your plans change, please post here as well so your spot can be opened up again. This list, the times, and the players are subject to change.

You are also welcome to bring your own games to the event and play at your leisure, or show up with no games and simply see what you can get into.



As an incentive, the first 5 people to schedule a game with available spots will receive a cover charge voucher to play game at Board n Beans cafe for free. Don't delay and schedule today!
1. Jon
2. Chris Smith
3. Reynard
4. Jessica
5. Miles


GAME: Final Fantasy Trading Card Game
TEACHER: Jessica G
START TIME: 9:00 am
DURATION: 30 minutes per match
# OF PLAYERS: 2 per match
1. Jessica G
2. Reynard
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6. 7. 8.

GAME: COIN Game IX - Gandhi: The Decolonization of British India, 1917 – 1947
TEACHER: bboileau
START TIME: 9:00 am
DURATION: 240 minutes (4 Hours)
# OF PLAYERS: 4
1. bboileau
2.
3.
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GAME: Terra Mystica
TEACHER: Tyler "Tempest" Polishak
START TIME: 9:30 AM
DURATION: About 120 Minutes
# OF PLAYERS: 2-5
1. Tempest
2. Cappyzed
3. Navem
4.
5.

Game: Tapestry
TEACHER: Lori
START TIME: 9:30
DURATION: 120 minutes
# OF PLAYERS: 4
1. Lori
2. Jim
3. prairieguy
4. sna17

GAME: 7 Wonders
TEACHER: Marshall (Reynard)
START TIME: 10:00 am
DURATION: 90 minutes
# OF PLAYERS: 7
1. Reynard
2. TLH878
3. Jescor
4.
5.
6.
7.

GAME: Wingspan
TEACHER: Miles
START TIME: 10:00 am
DURATION: 120 minutes
# OF PLAYERS: 4
1. Miles
2. Natasha
3. Scott
4.

GAME: Transformers Trading Card Game
TEACHER: Shane H
START TIME: 10:00 am
DURATION: approx. 45 minutes per match
# OF PLAYERS: 2 players per match
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GAME: Batman Gotham City Chronicles
TEACHER: Chris Smith
START TIME: 11:00 am
DURATION: 90 minutes
# OF PLAYERS: 4
1. Chris Smith
2. craftybernardo
3. Ragdollgun
4.

GAME: Grand Austria Hotel
TEACHER: Jon Enns
START TIME: 1:00
DURATION: 120 min
# OF PLAYERS: 2-4
1. Jon Enns
2. Gloop
3.
4.

GAME: Tripods and Triplanes
TEACHER: Bob Newis
START TIME: 1:00
DURATION: 2 - 3 hours, depending upon number of players
# OF PLAYERS: Up to 8
1. Bob
2. prairieguy
3. Ian Schofield
4. - 8.

Game:  Welcome to Centerville
TEACHER:  Mike McC.
START TIME:  4:30 p.m.
DURATION:  120 minutes
# OF PLAYERS:  4
1. Mike
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BOARD GAME TOURNAMENTS
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We will be running organized tournaments at Prairie Game eXpo. Past tournaments have included King of Tokyo, Setters of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Camel Up, Dominion, Dixit, Ganz Schon Clever, Kingdomino, Smash Up, Azul & more! Please watch this space as we unveil our schedule. Please reserve your spot here. Feel free to tell us what you'd like to see at future PGX events.


GAME: Battle Sheep
ORGANIZER: Dana Tillusz
START TIME: 12:00 pm
DURATION: 90 minutes
PLAYERS: 16 max.
DETAILS: FOUND HERE
GAME BOARDS NEEDED:  4
GAMES PROVIDED BY: ComicReaders *1, Mike McC. (We will need 2 more boards to run the full tournament. We do have a back up plan if we only have 2 copies.)
PRIZES: PGX prize mug
1. SteamPunch
2. Dana T
3. Mike McC.
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GAME: Sagrada
ORGANIZER: TBA
START TIME: 2:30 pm
DURATION: 120 minutes
PLAYERS: 16 max.
DETAILS: FOUND HERE
GAME BOARDS NEEDED:  4
GAMES PROVIDED BY: ComicReaders, JRobot4, Miles, DCStyles (Thanks for bringing out the extra copies!)
PRIZES: PGX prize mug
1. JRobot4
2. SteamPunch
3. Miles
4. DCStyles
5. Mike McC.
6. Addy
7. DesR
8. RudRod91
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GAME: KeyForge - Archon Adaptive
ORGANIZER: Khoa Le
START TIME: 11:00am
DURATION: TBD based on the number of players
PLAYERS: 16 max.
DETAILS: FOUND HERE
PRIZES: KeyForge Age of Ascension deck
1. Khoa L
2. Dale T
3. MacKenzie B
4. Tim K
5. Lincoln
6. Orion
7. Hayden M
8. Quenten
9. Andrew
10. Spencer
11. John S
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MINIATURE GAMES
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PGX is a great place to showcase the many diverse miniature games in the hobby. PGX has hosted events for all sorts including Warhammer (Age of Sigmar, 40K, Kill Team, etc), Warmachine, Infinity, Star Wars X-Wing, Star Wars Legion, Gaslands & more!

GAME: Warhammer 40K
ORGANIZER: Lareina C
START TIME: 10:00am
END TIME: 7:00pm
PLAYERS: 8
DETAILS: The ComicReaders Downtown Warhammer 40K Escalation League comes to a close at Prairie Game Expo, with the Top 8 players battling it out in a tournament. The tournament is already full with players from the Escalation League. Warhammer 40K is, however, a visually dynamic game and attendees of Prairie Game Expo are encouraged to check out the armies on display in these tabletop battles. This is a closed event-- the players are already selected from the Escalation League-- but for those of you who are interested in such things, the full tournament details can be found here.

GAME: Guild Ball
ORGANIZER: Cory P
TIME: 9:00am
DURATION: approx. 45 minutes per demo
PLAYERS: 2 per demo
DETAILS: Guild Ball is a tactical miniatures game of skirmish soccer.  Cory from the Regina Guild Ball community will be at Prairie Game Expo to demo the game of Guild Ball. Existing players of Guild Ball are also encouraged to drop in at Prairie Game Expo because there will be a pitch set up for drop-in games. If you would like a demo of Guild Ball or are coming to play Guild Ball please respond to this post to let Cory know you are interested. Cory will be at the event for as long as there is interest in the demo.
Interested in a Demo: Bob Newis

GAME: Star Wars Legion
ORGANIZER: Shawn Morris
TIME: 10:00am
DURATION: tbd
PLAYERS: 8 max
DETAILS: Star Wars Legion players will be meeting at Prairie Game Expo. The intent is to run a 800 point tournament if there are a sufficient number of players. If not, players will engage in casual games. Whether or not there is a tournament, Star Wars Legion players are always willing to talk about the game so drop by the tables.
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GAME DESIGNER'S CORNER
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Saskatchewan has a growing community of board game and role playing game designers. PGX supports local gamemakers showcase their games by hosting a "Game Designer's Corner" in which there will be demos and play tests of local designs featured throughout the day. Contact Derek (lifeofturner) for more details!

GAME: Game Designer Meet and Greet
START TIME: 11:00 am
DURATION: 60 mins.

Regina Game Forge is hosting a Game Designer Meet and Greet at 11:00 am. Come and meet local designers and hear about what they're working on and what's happening with game design in the Queen City. Hope to see you there!

GAME: Divided Loyalties
DESIGNER: Ozzy Beaven
PLAYERS: 2+ (Prefer 2 groups of 2, but alternatively able to run a group of 3 or 4 players)
START TIME: Throughout the day
DURATION: 45min-1hr (for 2 players; add 20min per additional player) [This time includes teaching how to play and set-up]

Divided Loyalties is a customizable, living, fast-paced skirmish-strategy game that uses dice rolling, area control, action economy, push-your-luck, and customization. Players are a leader of a nation who is attempting to reunite the divided regions within the territory of conflict under their own banner after a catastrophic event. By utilizing the strengths of your units, the unique traits of each region, and personal cunning, gain the loyalty of the populace under your banner.

GAME: The New World Order
DESIGNER: Ferne Hebig
PLAYERS: 2-4
START TIME: 12:00
DURATION: 45-60 mins.

Years after the great war they call “the apocalypse”  has ended, humans and aliens have been forced to coexist. You are conflicted souls, a ragtag group of unlikely heroes trying to find your place in The New World Order. This entertaining family game will have you testing your Faith in Humanity against the Apocalypse Effect!  Choose alien, human or hybrid characters, select a mission, work to collect resources, increase your character’s stats, and purchase the upgraded gear you will need to complete your mission. You will be challenged by events that force you to balance risk with reward to make choices that will allow you to complete your mission in the allotted time. This go around we'll be testing some iterations on character alignment, debt tokens, side quests and how these affect game play.

GAME: First Past the Post
DESIGNER: Derek Turner
PLAYERS: 2-4
START TIME: 1:00 pm
DURATION: 120 mins.

If you can't get enough of the Canadian election, come try it out in tabletop form! In this competitive Euro-style area control game, players simulate an election campaign by trying to influence different regions of the country in order to have the most seats at game's end. This game has been sitting on the shelf for a couple of years, but it felt like the right time to dust it off and get it back to the table. No political experience or expertise required!

Players:
1. tbrminsanity
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GAME: Basic Dungeoneering
DESIGNER: Ferne Hebig
PLAYERS: 1-5
START TIME: 3:00 pm
DURATION: 120-180 mins.

An entry level build and play RPG adventure with variable build dungeons, magic spells and enchantments, awful creatures, and treasure!  No experience needed!  This fun family game is suitable for anyone from those new to dungeon crawling adventures to experienced players. Select characters, a player to be the Game Master, and follow the Quick Start Guide to begin your mission! You will be taken into the Cursed Dungeon of Thylanfae on a guided adventure through an area of unstable wild magic to fulfill your mission. Will your band of adventuring heros survive? The goal is to run a playtest to make sure it really is simple enough game play for inexperienced RPG players while still being a fun game experienced players can take out just to have a bit of fun. A mix of experienced and inexperienced RPG players would be great!

GAME: Honour and Steel and Garden Variety Flower Frenzy!
DESIGNER: Nathan Ottenson
PLAYERS: 2-3
START TIME: 12:00 pm
DURATION: 10-15 mins. each game

Honour and Steel is a quick, card drafting fighting game.  Each card has a two separate move sets, a 'left hand' and 'right hand' value.  Players take turns attacking and defending, playing the cards they believe will do the most damage.  If a player loses their left or right hand, they can no longer use that move set listed on the card.  If a player takes damage on both arms, they lose.  If a player gets hit in the body twice, they lose.

Garden Variety Flower Frenzy! is a quick, simple tile-lying card game for 1-3 players.  Build the biggest garden of your flower type while avoiding the weeds. The rules are simple. The card you play must always cover a portion of a previously played card.  You cannot completely cover a previously played card. Score points groups of 3 or more, 1 point per flower. Subtract points for any clusters of weeds 2 or more that is touching a cluster of flowers. 1 point per weed.

GAME: Crimewave
DESIGNER: Dastardly Fun Games (David Bagwell & co.)
PLAYERS: 2-6
START TIME: 3:00 pm; 4:00 pm
DURATION: 45-60 mins.

Crimewave is played in a series of rounds. Each round represents an instance of an ongoing turf war in Denton City. In each round, players earn points by using the abilities of certain cards or by having the card with the highest value once the play deck is empty. As soon as one player has accumulated enough points, they are declared the Crime Lord of the city, allowing them to bask in the glory of their underworld power.

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We will be hosting an area at PGX devoted to role-playing games. If you would like to run a RPG event please let us know. Past games have included Pathfinder, Dungeons & Dragons, Star Wars, 3 6 9 & more!

GAME: Starfinder RPG
START TIME: 12:00pm
DURATION: 3 hours
PLAYERS: minimum of 3 players
DETAILS: 1 - 16 Dreaming of the Future: The Starfinder Society pursues the dream visions of a Liavaran dreamer, seeking information lost in a time before the Gap. Three broken fragments form the key to a forgotten repository of knowledge hidden within the Pact Worlds. It's up to the PCs to find these missing fragments and brave the dangerous reliquary to secure a new source of prescient knowledge for the Society. GM: Reg Hart
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4. 5. 6.

GAME: Starfinder RPG
START TIME: 6:00pm
DURATION: 3 hours
PLAYERS: minimum of 3 players
DETAILS: 2-03 The Withering World: The Starfinder Society has dispatched an investigation fleet to a seemingly impossible world: a planet located between a nurturing sun and a voracious black hole. When a chance meeting with the local inhabitants leads the Society to discover another group of visitors who threatens this incredible planet, it's up to a group of heroes to make sure that the world's delicate balance does not break and the planet isn't sent hurtling into a black hole! GM: Reg Hart
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4. 5. 6.

GAME: Pathfinder RPG - 1st Edition
START TIME: 9:00am
DURATION: 3 hours
PLAYERS: minimum of 3 players
DETAILS: 9-16 Fallen Family, Broken Name: The Goblinblood Wars that ravaged Isger more than a decade ago didn't just set fire to villages; it destroyed families. Among these was the wealthy Irrica family, all but one who perished during this tumultuous time. Now that Isger's government has begun declassifying reports, the Pathfinder Society has learned that the Irricas commanded some supernatural force that convinced even the mighty House Thrune to give them space. With these leads now public knowledge, the Society sends the PCs to piece together the broken family's history and recover this secret weapon before it falls into the wrong hands. GM: Alex
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GAME: Pathfinder RPG - 1st Edition
START TIME: 3:00pm
DURATION: 3 hours
PLAYERS: minimum of 3 players
DETAILS: 0-16 What the Helms Hide: Disagreements among the Pathfinders erupted into violence 300 years ago, spurring the Society's leaders to don helms that hid their identities and protected them from assassins. These ten members of the Decemvirate have remained anonymous to this day, but a recent discovery may uncover new information about this dangerous part of the Society's history. With a unique window into the past, it falls to the PCs to identify these original leaders and the secrets they buried before donning the helms—in the process helping to unveil a hidden threat to the Society. GM: Alex
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GAME: Pathfinder RPG - 2nd Edition
START TIME: as required
DURATION: 90 minutes
PLAYERS: minimum of 4 players
DETAILS: Pathfinder 2nd Edition released recently and now debuts at Prairie Game Expo. This is a good opportunity for new and experienced players to try 2nd edition. The GM will run a table whenever enough players are available. The GM is available run sessions throughout the day as interest demands.
Quest #1: The Sandstone Secret: When the Pathfinder Society receives word of a promising, unexplored ruin in Osirion, the PCs set out to uncover the site's secrets. Yet upon arriving, the PCs learn that a different group of Pathfinders has already entered the ruins. Has there been some mistake, is the site's magic playing tricks on everyone, or is there something more nefarious afoot? GM: Corey H.
1. tbrminsanity
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4. 5. 6.

GAME: Starfinder RPG
START TIME: 9:00am
DURATION: all day (ends at 8pm)
PLAYERS: 4 players
DETAILS: Splintered Worlds: To Live and Die on Eox, Tracking the Cult of the Devourer, the heroes travel to the asteroid belt called the Diaspora, but they must face space pirates and other treacherous dangers of the asteroid field to find the cult's hidden command post. What the heroes learn in the Field of the Lost takes them to the dead world of Eox, where they must survive both the undead inhabitants of the planet and clandestine agents of the officially disavowed Corpse Fleet. Only then do the heroes learn that the Devourer cult is headed for a distant star system in search of clues to the location of an alien superweapon! GM: Melvin
1. Brad J
2. Melissa H
3. Jay H
4. Kim H
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