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Two Rooms and a Boom

I'd love to moderate a few games of this if there's interest!

For anyone unfamiliar, this is a hidden role game that takes place over ~10 minutes - players are randomly assigned to blue, red, or neutral teams, some with special powers. The players are randomly separated into two rooms (or just groups, as long as they're physically separated) and occasionally have to send people back and forth between them, gathering information all the while to try and discover other player's identities.

The end goal of the game is opposed: red team wants their bomber to end up in the same room as the blue team's president, while blue team is trying to keep the president safe. There are sometimes secondary requirements to reach the goal, and grey team players may have their own goals as well.

I'm sure there's some actual play videos around if you want some examples of play, but my favorite one is probably Shut Up & Sit Down: https://vimeo.com/138324521

We'd need at least 10 people (besides me) to make it viable, but the more the merrier! 
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I have played this a number of times (even made my own copy (if I can find it)) so can add to numbers if need be and nothing conflicts.
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Look ma, tokens! I was bored and noticed I lacked most of the tokens my new W/G Magic: the Gathering deck could make, so I trawled for some artwork and put Magic Set Editor to work. Pretty happy with the result.
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no problem if i print them just for me ?
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So is anyone planning to go to MAGFest?

I was super thinking about it last year and then ended up not being able to get the time off, but said I would definitely go this year (support your local cons!). But I have to be honest, I see threads like this, and I immediately shirk away from it. I drink, but have in recent weeks discovered that I don't like getting drunk or being around drunks, so hearing comments like "People say the drunks are out of control every year, it just goes with the territory" is a pretty big turnoff.

I'm still on the fence, but leaning towards not unless I know some folks will be there to hang with to help minimize the drunkard exposure.

I guess what I'm saying is...tell me good things about MAGFest, because all I ever seem to hear about is the drinking parties.
I had one slightly uncomfortable encounter with a group of people right outside my room, but other than that I didn't have any problems - which frankly is amazing, considering how much MAGFest grew fr...
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Google ruins everything. :(
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If anyone is in or knows someone in the Baltimore area, a good friend of mine has lost her dog - it's super stressful and critical because her family is getting ready to leave for Europe (like, permanent relocation). If you could rally any troops you know and pass this picture around, I figure the more eyes on it the better.

https://twitter.com/d20Blonde/status/243449479666216961/photo/1

If anyone finds the pooch, you can reach her directly at elizabeth DOT bauman AT gmail or by phone, 6053547158.

Thanks <3
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I need blank polyhedral dice. Preferably in a variety of colors. Does anybody make such a thing? Chessex's website is impossible, and most other manufacturers I'm reading only sell blank d6.
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Chessex definitely has them, and they take them to conventions in large quantities.
I'm sorry that their website was so... unmanageable.

The white ones are pretty responsive to dry erase markers too, just f.y.i.
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If anyone sees a killer deal on a 22"+ widescreen monitor that isn't awful at playing games, let me know; mine took a dive and I'm -1 computer until I get a replacement.
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I think this is the one I got for around $125 on Newegg sale. Very happy so far:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009305
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It's a fun game, but has some balance issues and needs to have certain combinations banned or all combinations set by random draw. (I'm a fan of the random option myself - BGG has a nice chip-drawing method for handling this. It also makes for a bit more strategy since your combos are unexpected and you just have to roll with it instead of being able to develop plans long term!)

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PSA: Posting scare pictures on a regular basis is a great way to find yourself blocked from my feed forever. So is spamming me with "GREAT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES!!1!one"
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I will end you.
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At least with the #ReplacementRefs  the bad calls go both ways?
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Today in Geek History: Jim Henson was born in 1936. 19 years later, he made something out of his mom's green coat and a halved ping pong ball: 
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Pre-order Borderlands 2 (PC) for $36!
Use the following promo code: GMG25-1BW0K-K1A3G

This is for the "Premiere Club" version which gives you the golden key, Vault Hunters Relic DLC, Mechromancer DLC, and Gearbox gun collection. Since BL2 is a steamworks game Green Man Gaming will be sending out a steam code a few days before the game drops so that you can pre-download it.

I'm glad that I waited to pre-order!
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