Friday, July 24, 2009

Buckeye Game Fest, Oct 1-4

The Columbus Area Boardgaming Society (CABS) is hosting their tenth annual Buckeye Game Fest (BGF). This 4-day event is being held in Columbus, Ohio from Thursday, October 1 at Noon till Sunday, October 4th at 5p. Gaming goes twenty-four hours.

Last year's event was so successful (220-paid admissions) the con has been moved to a larger venue, which is an indoor water resort (Fort Rapids) on the south side of Columbus, just off I70, I71, and I270.



# Check In – 10/01/2009 Check Out – 10/04/2009
# Queen/ Queen $79 King w/ Sofa $79
# All rates are subject to current city and state taxes of 6.75% and current accommodation tax of 10.00%.
# Accommodations rates quoted for guest rooms by the Hotel are exclusive of water park passes.
# All Columbus Area Boardgaming Society guests may purchase individual day passes at a discounted rate of $19.95 per person per day.
# CUT-OFF DATE: The “cut-off date” for accepting reservations into this guest room block is 9/17/2009. Reservation requests received after 5:00 p.m. local time at Hotel on the cut-off date will be accepted at Hotel’s prevailing rate, based on availability.
# INDIVIDUAL CALL-IN: Please advise Columbus Area Boardgaming Society attendees to call Hotel for Reservations at 614-868-1380. To receive the contract rates, the attendees should identify the group as Columbus Area Boardgaming. All reservations should be made by 9/17/2009. After this date, we will release the remainder of your guest room block. Additional reservation requests will be honored on a space and rate available basis. Early departures and no-shows will be charged one night’s room and tax. *Check-In time of 4:00 p.m. and Check-Out time of 11:00 a.m.
# GUARANTEED BY INDIVIDUAL: Rooms are guaranteed for late arrival to an individual's credit card or by advance deposit. A guaranteed reservation assures a room for your attendees regardless of their arrival time. Any guaranteed reservations not canceled 72 hours before arrival date will be billed to the credit card . v
# AUCTION: We will again feature an awesome auction on Saturday. Last's year's auction was a huge success.

# DEALERS: GMT Games, L2 games, and RC Hobbies (a great, discount game dealer) are planning to attend and we are looking for more! Troll and Toad has also talked with CABS about also attending.

The BGF is a family-oriented boardgaming con with no CCGs, LARP, or RPGs. Everyone is welcome, especially wargamers . Both 2-player (e.g. the Combat Commander series, Twilight Struggle, OCS, TCS, SCS, & Avalon Hill classics to name a few) and multiplayer wargames (e.g. Here I Stand, The Napoleonic Wars, Struggle of Empires, etc) are heavily represented, as are other multiplayer board games.

The cost to attend is only $25 prior to September 24, then the price rises to $35.

For more information and a registration form:

1 comment:

  1. Joe love your reviews.. I find I play alot of the same games you do.. Twilight struggle, bitterwoods, (hey whatever happened to that review).. euro games etc... If you like boardgames you should visit lancaster PA this year.. for the World Boardgaming Championship.. 7 days of non-stop boardgaming.. may be a little late for you this year as it is next week.. but pencil it in for next year