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226Re: BottosCon and Diplomacy

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  • Rob
    4 May, 2008
      Ed, Andrew Nick is a friend of mine and we are in regular contact.
      Not sure I know what you mean by the Grandiose approach at this
      stage??

      --- In canadiancontent@..., Edi Birsan <EdiBirsan@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > 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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