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Episode 34: Unrivaled Tournament!

Join GloryHoundd and The Uninvited Gamers at Games U as they talk about the Unrivaled Tournament Series, Oomba.tv and MTG Arena. The Uninvited Gamers will also be helping you navigate the Kickstarter gauntlet by breaking down Jagged Alliance and The Mimic Chest. Meanwhile shenanigans brew as the Uninvited Gamers drink bourbon and discuss what to do in Las Vegas.

Check out Episode 34: Unrivaled Tournament!

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Also make sure to follow this weeks Uninvited Gamers: GloryHoundd, DrGloryHogg , Richard Newby and a special thanks to EyeProfet and Just Colleen.

Music is Warriyo – Mortals (feat. Laura Brehm) ccmusiic.co and other details below
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Choose your Gaming Poison Part 2

So, you’ve already identified your local game store’s specialty. This is really important as it will  play an intricate part in how busy the store is and what types of gamers like to hang out there. So what’s the secret to a successful game site with the right type of players?
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Choose your Gaming Poison, Part 1

I was talking with a fellow Meetup  member this weekend and he asked me,  “What  is the best store to host an RPG at?” I couldn’t help but smile and nod back to him as I fully understood his frustration. We were sitting  in the middle of a store that was hosting MTG Grand Prix qualifier event and we had to shout at each other just to carry on our conversation over the attendees.

It also made me realize that not everyone knows how to pick the right game store for their events. This can really make or break your game. Not all game stores are created equal and I’m going to show you exactly how to evaluate each for your gaming pleasure.

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What is Valley of the Sun Meetup?

I bet a lot of you are wondering what Valley of the Sun Meetup is, especially since I have it plastered all over the side of my blog. Those of you who haven’t visited the site yet are really missing out on the opportunity to promote your own games and to find others around Phoenix. No gimmicks or people trying to sell you stuff here.

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Empire Games Review

Empire Games
1766 S. Greenfield Road. Suite 102. Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 813-1525
Store Hours:
M-Sa: 11am – 12am
Su: 11am – 9pm

First Impression: 

This store is big and open, which I love. It also has plenty of space for gaming and tons of tables for miniature gaming. Truly, my heart was hoping that this was the store for me! However, as I hung around I realized, although this was an amazing store, it was not my crowd. The people here were friendly but none seemed interested in playing my board game and they remained standoffish with me. If miniatures are your game of choice then this store is probably for you.

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