Summer Celebration: ToO Game Night!

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Summer Celebration: ToO Game Night!

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I've been wanting to start hosting a recurring series of ToO game nights for a long time, and seeing how fun the Apples to Apples playtest had been made me determined to finally get one scheduled even though the big picture I have in mind hasn't fully come together yet. Kicking off the start of Summer seems like a good occasion to invite folks to get together for some fun! \:D/

This will be pretty similar to the playtest event last month, but for ToO Forum and Chatroom members only so it's a small familiar group. I'm working on plans to eventually allow us to coordinate with various online game sites so people can group up based on interests in a wide range of game types, but for now things will center around using our GameBot. :)


Please come join us for this fun community building event! Sunday, June 26th, in #gameroom
I'll start things off around 7pm Eastern, there is no scheduled end time I expect things to go well into the evening so you can come and go as you please, drop by any time!
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Based on the #gameroom logs, it looks like tonight was kind of a bust. Unfortunately I was stuck at work and unable to make it this evening. Hopefully I can make it to the next one.
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Only KnittingFun ever showed up all evening. The two of us had fun, but as a community event it was disappointing. Nini already plays games with us on a regular basis, this was intended to bring in some of the folks who don't think to drop by the Chatroom without knowing there's a planned event happening.

I know I made a mistake scheduling it on a hockey night; when I picked the date I had thought it was an off day. If that was a factor in not attending though, it only would have been so for a couple people as far as I know, so I doubt that is the reason for the turnout. I'm hoping it was just a bad choice of date for everyone, for whatever reasons, but since there was no feedback I have no way of knowing. :|

If someone would have wanted to attend but this particular day or time wasn't going to work for them I expected they would make a post stating that. No one did, but then no one came. So is there just not interest in something like this? :shrugs:
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If it helps, I would have come if it hadn't been 1am here :anxious: I have a discipleship thing on Thursday, so that's my one all-nighter for the week. . .sorry xD

BUT this sounds like a fun idea!
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I had a last minute dinner with my inlaws, and then hockey came on right when we got home...or I was going to pop on.
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Post by Bob »

I know that for me, Sunday is generally a bad day for events. The starting time overlaps closely with the time that our church evening service begins.

I was a little disappointed it was scheduled for Sunday, although I thought it might still attract a small crowd anyway. I'm sorry to hear the event didn't pan out at all. I did drop in later on in the evening, but I had other things on my mind, so I didn't really hang out.
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Thanks, that is the kind of input I was expecting (and needing) to get from people if they had it. If the day wasn't good was it just that particular date that week, or is a certain day of the week always a bad fit, etc.
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