Mayfair Games Events
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Fri, Jan 30, 2015 (02:00 PM) - Sun, Feb 01, 2015 (06:00 PM)
Groundhog Day (GHD), where it is all about the game. 2015 brings the 3rd Annual Groundhog Day Game Retreat for 3 days of games and fun. From January 30 – February 1, 2015 GHD offers a warm and friendly space for people to get together and play games. Register with a friend or meet new friends! A large well-rounded game library, plenty of table space, and good people is a recipe for great gaming. Don’t worry about tickets or events; play whatever you want, whenever you want to! Register early; Groundhog Day has sold out the past two years in a row and is limited to the first 100 people. Price is $5. until November 14th. $10 starting November 15th. That is for all 3 days! In addition to gaming, the event will feature a large raffle, game demos, and an auction on Sunday. For more information, visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/ghdgaming Groundhog Day Game Retreat, bringing warmth to your winter. Website expected to be up and running for 2016. For now all information will be posted on Facebook.
Sat, Jan 24, 2015 (08:00 AM - 10:00 PM)
mini-MACE is a game day event put on by the organizers of MACE, that takes place at the Bunker Hill UMC, where gamers can all enjoy good food and gaming all day. Some games are scheduled while many others are pick-up or from our library. 50 to 60 gamers usually attend a very fun-filled day of gaming. Traditionally, because of space issues, we only schedule role playing games and board games.
Catan National Championship (CNC) - U.S. Qualifier Tournament - Cat & Mouse Games - Cat & Mouse Games - Bucktown, Chicago
Sat, Jan 24, 2015 (01:30 PM - 05:30 AM)
Every year Cat & Mouse Game Store holds a series of six Settlers of Catan tournaments, where novices and experts alike gather to trade and build over that famous field of hexes. In addition to the friendly competition, each preliminary event will include a variety of prizes. That's more FUN for everyone! Event 3 - Saturday, January 24, 1:30pm at our BUCKTOWN store This series is a Catan World Championship (CWC) pre-qualifying event. The winner of each tournament will advance to the Cat & Mouse Catan Final in Spring 2015, and the winner of the final will go to the national competition at GenCon in August 2015. Visit Cat & Mouse Game Store online for complete tournament information http://cat-n-mouse.com/ocart/settlers-of-catan-tournaments-chicago
Fri, Jan 23, 2015 (10:00 AM) - Sun, Jan 25, 2015 (06:00 PM)
Join us at PAX South (Booth #1279) this year for demos and sale of our latest releases and many of your favorites. The Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) South is is just one, in a series, of 4 PAX gaming festivals. PAX is a show that has been hailed as a celebration of gamer culture. Highlights include an opening keynote speech from an industry insider, game-culture inspired concerts, panels on game topics, exhibitor booths from independent and major game developers and publishers, a LAN party, tabletop game tournaments, and video game freeplay areas. Please visit PAX South's website for additional information.
Sun, Jan 04, 2015 (01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Prizes: The winner of each pod will get $20 in event prize credit. Entry Fee: FREE! Sign in at the register when entering or use your Customer Rewards to earn points! Don’t have Customer Rewards? just ask one of our associates for details. Event Details: Settlers of Catan is the popular boar game of resource management, trading and building. Players get resources to expand and get more resources. They can spend those resources to build roads, cities, settlements to buy development cards to earn victory points. The first player to 10 victory points is the winner! For the event we will pair off the players into pods of 3 to 5 players. The map for all pods will be identical. The winner of the game at each pod will get a prize.
Sun, Dec 14, 2014 (01:00 PM - 05:00 PM)
Demo and instruction provided by John Gitzen, TNG at 10 to 1 PM. Game play at 1:00 PM. Players will be randomly place at tables of 3 or 4 players. All players will play the same map and seating order will also be randomly assigned. Winners at each table will win $20 store credit.
Catan National Championship (CNC) - U.S. Qualifier Tournament - Wolfcon - Springhill Suites by Marriott, Chicago
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 (08:00 AM) - Sun, Nov 30, 2014 (11:45 PM)
Wolfcon is proud to host a Qualifier for the Catan National Championship - U.S.! The overall Wolfcon winner will go to the Catan National Championship at Gen Con Indy in August 2015. The overall Wolfcon winner will receive: A seat in the Catan National Championship - U.S. Tournament, double occupancy hotel with another contestant, a 4-day badge to Gen Con 2015, $50 gas card, and other prizes. Please visit the Wolfcon website for details as to exact time of the tournament. Players must be U.S. citizens who are at least 18 years of age.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 (10:00 AM) - Sun, Nov 23, 2014 (05:00 PM)
Join Mayfair Games in Chicago for ChiTAG 2014!! While there you'll have the opportunity to meet Bob and Angus, demo new games, buy all of our great products or participate in the Catan U.S. Nationals Qualifier. The winner of this qualifier travels to Gen Con Indy, expenses paid, to play in the Catan US National for 2015. See the Catan US National Qualifier - Chicago Toy & Game Fair Event for more details including the registration link. Coming soon! Stay tuned for additional details as we get closer and details are ironed out! For more info about ChiTAG events visit their website at... http://www.chitagfair.com Players must be U.S. citizens who are at least 18 years of age.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 (10:00 AM) - Sun, Nov 23, 2014 (05:00 PM)
Join Mayfair Games in Chicago for ChiTAG 2014!! While there you'll have the opportunity to meet Bob, Angus and Claire of The Bob & Angus Show, demo a new game or two or even participate in the Catan National Championship - U.S. Qualifier. We will be demoing many of the new Mayfair Games and Lookout Games titles including: Catan Junior, Star Trek: Catan, Pompeii, Hot Tin Roof, Mad City, Karnickel, Gold Ahoy!, Elk Fest, Catan Dice, Whitewater and Road Rally USA. For more info about ChiTAG events visit their website at... http://www.chitagfair.com/
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 (10:00 AM) - Sun, Nov 23, 2014 (03:00 PM)
Mayfair Games will once again be attending BGG Con this year. Our booth, #106/108 in the Made in Texas Exhibit Hall, will be open during the operating hours of the dealers room (Wed. 12-6pm, Thurs./Fri./Sat. 10am-6pm and Sun. 10am-3pm) As in previous years we will be demoing our 2014 releases including Lords of Vegas—UP!, Mad City, Bedpans & Broomsticks, Hot Tin Roof, and Villainy We will also have the new games from Lookout Games including - Caverna, Karnickel, Gold Ahoy!, Johari and Patchwork. And don't miss your chance to try a couple pre-release titles such as the Steam Exp. #5 India, and Flea Market! In keeping with the BGG tradition our booth is free-form and free-wheeling. We’ll have our cool new stuff so you can play what - when you want (as long as the booth is open). We will also have a bunch of nifty SWAG at the booth. If you play a game you can win cool stuff! For more information visit: https://boardgamegeek.com/bggcon
Mon, Nov 10, 2014 (02:30 PM - 04:30 PM)
Demos of Elk Fest and The Downfall of Pompeii will be available.
Fri, Nov 07, 2014 (03:00 PM) - Sun, Nov 09, 2014 (06:00 PM)
MACE is a table top gaming convention, once held in High Point, NC since 1997 and now held in Charlotte since 2012. It has grown to be one of the largest gatherings of gamers in the Carolinas. Supported by one of the largest Carolina gaming organizations, the CGA, as well as Carolina RPGA groups and local LARP groups, MACE has everything for the avid gamer. Board games, war games, role playing games, live action, video games, and miniature games - there is something for everyone. A wide variety of Mayfair board games will be scheduled throughout the weekend. Prior registration for each game is necessary and can be done through the MACE website in the weeks leading up to the con. http://www.justusproductions.com/index.php/justus/mace/2/2/2
Catan National Championship (CNC) - U.S. - Pre-Qualifier Tournament - Cat & Mouse Games West Loop - Cat & Mouse Game Store - West Loop, Chicago
Sun, Nov 02, 2014 (12:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Every year Cat & Mouse Game Store holds a series of six Settlers of Catan tournaments, where novices and experts alike gather to trade and build over that famous field of hexes. In addition to the friendly competition, each preliminary event will include a variety of prizes. That's more FUN for everyone! The games in this series are Catan National Championship (CNC) - U.S. pre-qualifying events. The winner of each tournament will advance to the Cat & Mouse Catan Final/Qualifier in Spring 2015, and the winner of the final will go to the national competition at Gen Con in August 2015. The overall winner of the spring event will receive: A seat in the Catan National Championship - U.S. Tournament Double occupancy hotel with another contestant A 4-day badge to Gen Con 2015 Travel compensation Other prizes Players must be US citizens who are at least 18 years of age.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 (08:00 PM) - Sun, Nov 02, 2014 (05:00 PM)
Table Top Gaming Sometimes you just want to sit down and enjoy the company of a friend... before obliterating their army of 1/1 zombies with two mana and a rare card they weren’t expecting. Well then, the Tabletop Gaming is for you. Pencil and paper roleplaying games that challenge your imagination, board games which challenge your strategic mind, and card games which test your luck are all included under this track. Come in and checkout our massive Game Library with over 280 games from Apples to Apples to Zombie Dice and everything in between. We don’t close and have games scheduled throughout the entire convention. Looking for things to do after 10 PM, join us for our massive Ultimate Werewolf or Cards Against Humanity games. We offer the following scheduled events: Roleplaying games (Pathfinder, D&D, World of Darkness, GURPS, Rifts, Shadowrun, Toon, etc...) Card games (Magic the Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh, Vanguard, Munchkin, etc...) Board games (Arkham Horror, Settlers of Catan, Red Dragon Inn, Risk, etc...) Miniature gaming (Reaper, Super Dungeon Explore, Battletech, etc...) http://www.youmacon.com/tabletop-gaming Thursday 8pm - Midnight Friday 10am - 4 pm, 7 pm -11 pm Saturday 9 am - 3 pm, 8 pm -Midnight Sunday 10 am - 2 pm
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 (11:00 AM - 07:00 PM)
This amazing Board Game Get Together will be featuring a wide range of Mayfair Games to learn and play. There are Door Prize Drawings every two hours and participation prizes for everyone who plays at least one Mayfair Game! Please drop on in, and bring the whole family to meet new gamers, socialize, and have some challenging fun playing some Marvelous Mayfair Games! NOTE: This spectacular event is FREE!