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32 Attend First CABS Game Night at Shadowbox

2014-06-05

The first Bring Your Own Game Night at Shadowbox Live's Backstage Bistro welcomed 32 gamers on June 28. Free raffle prizes included boardgames and pairs of tickets to Shadowbox Live's evening shows. About 1/4th of the attendees were not current CABS members and the event gave us a great opportunity to introduce our club to a new audience.

Thanks to Kristin Genchi, CABS member, and Brandon Anderson, Shadowbox Assistant Director of Operations, for all their help! The second CABS Game Night will be hosted at Shadowbox on Thursday, July 10.

Iello Games Seeking Origins Volunteers

2014-06-05

Iello Games, publisher of King of Tokyo and the redesign of Innovation, is seeking additional volunteers to help with Origins. If interested, please contact russell@iellogames.com and mention that you were referred by CABS.

Last meeting before Origins this weekend

2014-05-29

Our regular meeting on Saturday, May 31 is our last regular meeting before Origins. Please remember to return any library games you may have taken off-site so that they will be available for Board Room patrons at the convention.

Memorial Day Picnic This Weekend

2014-05-26

The annual CABS Memorial Day Picnic will take place during meeting time this Saturday. CABS will supply paper plates, napkins, and utensils... all you need to bring is the food! Salad, snacks, appetizers... anything you can bring will be appreciated. A small outdoor charcoal grill will be available for burgers, hot dogs, and the like.

Board of Directors Meeting May 31

2014-05-26

The Board of Directors will hold its second May meeting at 6pm during the Saturday, May 31 meeting. Primary agenda items are continued discussion of the new proposed club charter, as well as preparations for Origins. All CABS members are invited to attend.

Library check-outs closed through Origins

2014-05-15

In preparations for our yearly operation of the Board Room at Origins, we ask that games from the library not be taken off-site until after the convention. Also, if you have a library game at home, please bring it back by the end of the month so it can be made available to Origins-goers.

Library clean-up on June 1

2014-05-15

Nathan Morse, librarian, will be running a library clean-up session to prepare for Origins at 2pm on Sunday, June 1. All volunteer assistance in this effort is appreciated. Tasks involve sorting games, cataloging new additions to the library, and preparing the cabinets for transport to the convention center.

Netrunner Tournament on May 31

2014-05-08

CABS member Jeff Kayati will serve as tournament organizer for a 16-person Netrunner tournament to be held on May 31. Entry will be free for CABS members, $10 for non-members. Format is expected to be Swiss (although this is subject to change depending on number of participants).

Prize support includes: 16 Adonis Campaign alternate art cards (one for each player)

Top 4 prizes will come from a selection of: 2013 Season 2 Mat Datasucker alternate art card Haas-Bioroid alternate art card Kate "Mac" McCaffrey Alternate art card (1st place gets first choice, 2nd gets second choice, etc)

Last place player will receive a Scorched Earth alternate art card.

Details on preregistration and exact start time will be made available at a later date.

Rooms @ Hyatt Available for Origins

2014-05-08

CABS is reselling some of the room nights received under our contract for running the Board Room at Origins. Rooms at the Hyatt Regency (the host hotel directly attached to the convention center) are available for $400 for the entire weekend (Wednesday-Saturday nights). If interested, please contact Ian Zernechel, CABS convention director, at CABS.Conventiondirector@gmail.com.

Update from Board of Directors meeting

2014-05-08

The Board of Directors met last week to begin discussion and approval of a new club charter. The three articles discussed included makeup of the Executive Board and officer roles, and establishment of committees. The next two board meetings will have substantial portions devoted to discussion of the charter before submitting the proposed document to the membership for approval.

Minutes of the meeting are available upon request.