225Re: [canadiancontent] Re: BottosCon and Diplomacy
- 3 May, 2008I have copied in a few people in your local area.
Please get a hold of Nic Andrew and tell him that the Grandiose
approach is a little off at this stage.
EdiBirsan at astound.net
On May 3, 2008, at 7:49 PM, Rob wrote:
> Ed, last year's convention was thrown together in a little over 2
> months andso there wasn't really a chance to get the word out to the
> Diplomacy players. This year we have 6 months to get ready for our
> convention and if you like I can arrange for a few of our club
> members who play diplomacy to put in an appearance at your convention
> to 1. support your Con. and 2. promote our Con.
> I personally don't play diplomacy, tried it a few years ago but found
> the game to be too cut throat and the guys I played with all ganged
> up on the new guy. It left a bad taste in my mouth.
> A couple of quick points.
> 1. We are aiming for an atendance between 50 - 75 gamers.
> 2. The hotel we are looking at in Surrey will have 2100 sq. ft. of
> space for gaming tbles.
> 3. We are attempting to include a Western Canada ASL tournament.
> 4. Would you be willing to have 1 diplomacy game run to attract new
> players to the hobby?
> 5. the hotel we are looking at is in Surrey, BC and we should know
> in the next day or two if the location is viable.
> Any help you can offer is appreciated. Once I have a confirmed
> location I will be in contact and we can discuss matters further.
> Rob Bottos
> --- In canadiancontent@..., "edibirsan" <EdiBirsan@...>
>> Andrew Nick sent out a notice about something to be called the
> World Diplomacy Federation
>> and having its Annual International Championship at BottosCon.
>> The Diplomacy hobby has a rather long (50 years almost) history of
> gaming and support for
>> cons everywhere.
>> In fact we held the official World Diplomacy Championship in
> VANCOUVER last August.
>> If you had shown up and given a presentation it might help to make
> things easier for your
>> own development of a con in Victoria.
>> If you are going to have a Diplomacy event at your new con we would
> like to help.
>> We can arrange for contacts of people in Vancouver, in Victoria, in
> Seattle and elsewhere that
>> may help get things organized and help you on the Rah Rah part of
> running an event.
>> Please advise
>> Edi Birsan
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