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225Re: [canadiancontent] Re: BottosCon and Diplomacy

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  • Edi Birsan
    3 May, 2008
      I 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.




      Edi Birsan
      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@...>
      > wrote:
      >>
      >> 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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