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North Orlando Game Club This Saturday!

Come one! Come All! There be strategy board games to play this Saturday (6/28/2008)…FOR FREE!

As we did last month, we are holding the second Family Strategy Board Game Day at the DeBary Library, in Volusia county. It is just over the St. John’s River and
up 17-92.

The event is open to the public. You can bring your own games or you can play ours. We will have about 15 games or so there.

If you would like to join us, we will be there from 1-4:45 PM.  Here is a link on Mapquest to get you to the library.

If that does not work for you, here is the information about the library:

200 N. Charles R. Beall Blvd.
DeBary FL 32713
(386) 668-3835

Read more about the North Orlando Game Club.

Read about the first gathering of the North Orlando Game Club

If you need more information, please call Barry at 321-794-5284 or e-mail him at bcbcbusiness@hotmail.com

We look forward to getting more North Orlando Gamers together. See you then!

June 26, 2008 at 1:32 am Leave a comment

We Will Have a Regular Showing Of Our Games

Today, we made a very exciting alliance with a local book store that allows us to come in an show you the games we offer at www.bestdanggames.com.

If you live in Orlando, Florida (or are passing through the area), we will sparadically be at the two local bookstores with tables and an area where you can actually play the games.

Hats off to Chuck at Half Off Books! They have two locations in North Orlando. One location is right near the intersection of Enterprise and Saxon, in Orange City. The other location is in Altamonte Springs, off 436 (in the plaza right next to Chick-Fil-A). We will provide better directions here as we have more details on when we will be there.

Half Off Books has graciously offered us locations whenever we want it so you all can come out and check out our really great and unique games.

The plan, at this point, is for us to have a table or two with open games available for you to come and look, touch, and smell. There will also be a seperate area for you to play the games for as long as you want. This is ABSOLUTELY the best way for you to learn whether you will enjoy a game or not. There will be enough space for you to also bring your own games or play one of ours for a couple of hours.

We will probably move the North Orlando Family Board Game Club to this location from the Debary Library as well, as it gives us more freedoms and helps a fellow local merchant.

They have offered free coffee to all gamers that come out, and I can promise you there will be discounts to be had for stopping by and seeing what we are doing.

So, keep an eye out on the blog for more information about this exciting partnership between www.bestdanggames.com and Half Off Books. We expect it to be REALLY COOL!

May 30, 2008 at 8:37 pm 2 comments

North Orlando Family Board Game Club

For anyone in the North Orlando, Florida area, we are starting a monthly game day.

The Orlando areas we expect to pull from include (but are not limited to):

  • Longwood
  • Lake Mary
  • Sanford
  • Deltona
  • Debary
  • Deland
  • Orange City
  • Daytona

In looking at options in the general area, there seem to be two places to the southern part of town where people go to play – one over by Aloma, and another down off of Colonial. This is extremely inconvienient for those of us at the north end of town. So, I said “Hey, why don’t we try and set one up for the north end of town?”. And with that, I spoke to the Volusia County Library System.

The good folks at the Debary Library, on 17-92 have offered us a room to play board games on the last Saturday of the month. I have reserved the room for us for the next four months. I will expand it as long as gamers keep coming out to play.

Here is their contact information and address.

200 N. Charles R. Beall Blvd.
DeBary FL 32713
(386) 668-3835

The dates are:

  • May 31
  • June 28
  • July 26
  • August 30

The times for each Saturday are the same: 1:00 – 4:45. We have to be out and cleaned up by then because the library closes at 5:00 SHARP!

My plan is to use the first hour to teach folks how to play some new games and then the rest of the time, we can just roll it old school like.

I think it would be good for the first week, May 31, to teach the standard gateway games.

  • Settlers of Catan
  • Ticket to Ride
  • Carcassonne 

I have one copy of each game for the club to use. I also have Starcraft, Memoir 44, Shadows Over Camelot, Arkham Horror, and Last Night On Earth – The Zombie Game available for play. If you want to bring some of your own games, feel free.

If you plan to come out or have any questions, please RSVP to bcbcbusiness@hotmail.com so we know to expect you. I am looking forward to meeting you and playing some games with you all. See you then.

By the way, if you are a local coffee shop/pizzaria/book store…or know of one that would like to sponsor the club, we can meet there at other times as well. Just contact us at the same e-mail and we can work it out.

May 11, 2008 at 9:21 pm 2 comments


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