In this episode Cathy and Sarah talk about gaming etiquette and we all welcome a new member to the OTP team.
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PacifiCon Gaming Expo – Do you have your plans made for Labor Day Weekend yet? I do! What could be better than an end-of-summer gaming blow-out? I have just the thing for you! PacifiCon Game Expo in Santa Clara, CA. September 2nd – 5th. Held at the Santa Clara Marriott, this year PacifiCon will have special guests Forrest Harris of Knuckleduster Miniatures, Luke Gygax from GaryCon, Karl Kreder and Tim Porter from War Game Boot Camp, Luke Laurie from the PacifiCon Protospiel, and game designers Darin Levilof and John Welch. Activities include:
- Historical Miniatures and Wargames
- A War Game Bootcamp
- Lots of role-playing and board games
- Three Flea Markets
- Seminars, and
- Camp ConQuest for your young gamers
You can get all the details at PacifiConGameExpo.com. Don’t miss out! When you buy your tickets, let them know you heard about it from Our Turn Podcast and please come by our table at the con and say HI! We’d love to meet you!
Project Dreamscape: This episode is brought to you by Project Dreamscape published by Undine Studios and designed by our very own co-host, Sarah Reed and her husband, Will Reed with artwork by Julie Okahara.
In this game, scientists have invented a machine that can tap into a person’s dreams and make them real! In this unique set-collection card game, enter a shared dreamscape and utilize powerful dream abilities to chain together matching cards and score big! But keep an eye on your opponents, who all share the same goal…
This fun family game is great for 1-4 players ages 10 and up and plays in about 30 minutes. If you would like to get your own copy of this immersive filler game, visit OurTurnPodcast.com/ProjectDreamscape for details. Sweet dreams!
Good Gaming Practices
Here is an outline of the good gaming practices that we discussed in this episode.
- Keep phone use to a minimum
- Don’t dictate games played
- Make sure there is enough room, food, and chairs for everyone
- Bring game-friendly food
- Bring food YOU can eat and share if you’re on a restrictive diet
- Help set up and clean up games
- Be patient with people
- Know your gaming tolerances & limits.
- If you’re sick, STAY HOME!
- This is just a game. Have fun! Don’t get cranky if you lose.
- Be a gracious loser and be a gracious winner
For details on each of these, please listen to the episode.
Games Mentioned in this Episode
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*This game has not been published yet.
** This game is not available at FunAgainGames.com as of the date of publication of these show notes. You can pre-order it from the Kickstarter page. This is NOT an affiliate link.
Other Resources Mentioned:
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