Just when you thought December was going to be a quiet month for gaming, the Carnival of Games will be in town to eliminate your pre-holiday boredom. 93 Made Games, Mega Games, Good Games and several other industry participants have teamed together to put on a show designed for gamers of all types, from kids and adults who enjoy sitting down to play a fun family-oriented card game to those who have dedicated themselves to some of the most strategic board games on the planet. The Carnival of Games will have something for everyone!
What’s better is that entry into all side events and most of the tournament games is free! Anyone can just walk on in and sign up to play one of their favourite games, browse the stands of some of the best games stores in Australia or just relax at the main stand and try out some of the newly invented games.
Wait! It gets better… there will be tons of prizes handed out all day. This includes gift vouchers, booby prizes, games, cash, trophies and much more.
So let us break down what you can do when you turn up to the Carnival of Games:
Now all you need to know is where and when… the Carnival of Games will be held at Parramatta RSL, O’Connell Street, Parramatta NSW on Sunday, 5 December 2010. The day will start at 10am and wrap up at 5pm. A schedule of events for some of the key events is shown below.
10:00AM to 1:45PM - MEGA GAMES VIEWPOINT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
11:00AM to 1:00PM - SETTLERS OF CATAN (maximum of 12 players)
1:45PM to 3:00PM - VIEWPOINT STATE OF ORIGIN (NSW vs. QLD)
3:00PM to 5:00PM - MAGIC GRAND MELEE (Vintage Constructed)
The timing for each event includes registration, meal breaks and award ceremonies.
Check out the website for more details on the Carnival of Games and key events.
Viewpoint is a fun-packed and easy to learn card game for 2 or more players aged 7 and up. Be the first player to reach 100 points by looking into the future, spying on other players and blindsiding your buddies!
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