Re: UG XII: Volunteers needed to teach games
- UG XII is now only THREE WEEKS AWAY!!
I need more volunteers to staff the Teaching Area, particularly in the
1-3 timeslot. If interested, please contact me off-list with the game
you would like to teach.
palberg @ gmail.com
On 11/22/06, Phil Alberg <palberg@...> wrote:
> Unity Games XII will be held at the Sheraton in Framingham, MA on Jan
> 27, 2007, which is only NINE WEEKS AWAY!! For more information,
> please visit:
> I am once again coordinating the Teaching Area. This is an area where
> dedicated gamers teach popular games to anyone wishing to learn them.
> The goal is to have a specific place where new players or
> those-who-are-not-as-comfortable-jumping-into-the-main-fray can meet
> and ease into some relaxed gaming hosted by enthusiastic gamers.
> I am looking for volunteers to staff this activity. Specifically, I
> need people who can dedicate 2 hours and are comfortable at teaching
> So, why should you become a teacher? Well, it provides a chance to
> meet new gamers as well as an opportunity to share your passion for a
> favorite game. The only requirements to becoming a teacher are that
> you know the rules to your game of choice, that you are able to
> explain these rules to new gamers, and that you play the game during
> your appointed time. Other than ensuring the game is taught at the
> appointed time, these requirements are not unlike those you'll be
> following anyway as you spend time at the event.
> My goal is to staff three consecutive 2-hour blocks (morning 9-11,
> midday 11-1, afternoon 1-3), with 3 or 4 games taught in each block.
> I am delighted to announce that Joe and Phil from Immortal Eyes Games
> will be on hand at 9am to teach two of their titles, Terra Nova and
> Conquest of Pangea.
> There is no set list of games to be taught -- you may indicate a
> choice of games, which should be playable in under 90 minutes and
> accommodate 3+ players. Also, if you won't be teaching, but have some
> suggestions of games that you would like see taught, please contact me
> and I will try to accommodate these requests.
> As a reference, the games that were taught at UG XI included:
> Carcassonne, Cleopatra and the Society of Architects, Expedition, New
> England, Ra, Alhambra, Medici, Thurn & Taxis, Masons, Settlers of
> Catan, and Through the Desert,
> Other game possibilities include (but are not limited to): Acquire,
> Attika, Dawn Under, El Grande, Heroscape, Louis XIV, Modern Art,
> Oasis, Traumfabrik, Santiago, Shadows over Camelot, Showmanager,
> Ticket to Ride, New England, Princes of Florence, Wizard, Winds of
> Plunder, Around the World in 80 Days, Citadels, Medici, St.
> Petersburg, and Niagara.
> I am looking for 9 - 12 volunteers. Please reply to me off-list
> (indicating your gaming preference and 2-hour timeslot) if you are
> interested in participating in this activity.
> Thank you, and I look forward to seeing everyone at UG XII !
> HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!
> - Phil
> Eastern MA Gaming
> "When playing a game the goal is to win, but it is the goal that is
> important, not the winning."
> - Reiner Knizia
Eastern MA Gaming
"When playing a game the goal is to win, but it is the goal that is
important, not the winning."
- Reiner Knizia