Thursday, October 27, 2016

A day of gaming in Wacko, Texas?



Okay Texans, I want some feedback on this idea/plan...

The idea came up a while back to do a 1-day game meetup in Waco, so folks from Austin and DFW would only have a 90m drive in and home. And only slightly longer for Houston-ites and San Antonians.

TENTATIVE PLAN FOR CONSIDERATION:
BRAZOSRCon -
Saturday January 14th,, 2017, 10am-10pm
Comfort Suites Waco North

I've looked into the following: getting the meeting room at the Comfort Suites Waco North. It would accommodate 6 tables w/ 8 players each. I'm looking at getting the room from 10am to 10pm (which should pretty much allow two 5-hour-ish gaming sessions for the day with a break between at mid afternoon).

They would also arrange a block of rooms at a discounted rate for Saturday night (they can't do a block for Friday because they have a baseball group that comes in weekly and leaves Saturday morning).

If 40 people committed at $10 each for the room (I would do something like Eventbrite, so there might be a small surcharge on that) we could get the room paid for.

Also, the hotel would have no problem with people brining in their own food. I looked at the possibility of bringing in food (from non-hotel source), but don't think it's financially worth it, but there are plenty of close-by places to eat.

And now Waco isn't so dry anymore. The hotel actually has a "bar" (beer/wine; doesn't normally open until 5pm, but if they knew we were interested, they could arrange to have it open as early as noon; I'm not sure how much earlier we could arrange than that).

Could possibly do a 2-day deal if there was enough interest (for an extra $10/person).

Thoughts?

10 comments:

  1. I'd put up $10 and it is doubtful I'd be able to fly there....

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  2. I'm interested, but I already have plans that weekend. Maybe in February?

    Also, I probably won't end up getting a room there, so I would leave a lot earlier than 10 p.m.

    On a convention related note, are you attending MillenniumCon in Round Rock?

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  4. Tempting, but I've never role-played before. Would someone be interested in walking me through a game?

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    1. This is a pretty good introduction to D&D (and tabletop RPGs in general): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jT3FRzEJDp8

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    2. Cool. If it were a two-day thing, I'd potentially be up for running a geomorph tile-drawing session and cheese tasting party, either in the main con room or a small room party afterward.

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  6. If you schedule it, I will come...

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