Season 6 Kickoffs!

Season 6 community kickoff

Both our community and student kickoffs happened this past week and each was quite successful. Over thirty teams have already registered for Season 6 of the competition!

If you’d like to register a team, you can do so here. If you weren’t able to attend either of the kickoffs and you have questions, feel free to reach out to us on facebook or email us directly.

 

Upcoming Events

CUDO Plays September Game Night: Plastic Fantastic – Monday, September 17th

Playing Fireball Island

Hyatt Place Champaign @ 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Take a break from your busy schedule and get to know your fellow game enthusiasts! CUDO Plays Game Night is open to everyone! The featured theme for this month is plastic games! Bring your games with crazy plastic components. A bunch of family favorites from the 80s and 90s will be there for sure. Facebook event

 

Season 6 Symposium – Tuesday, September 18th

Champaign Public Library @ 6:30pm – 8:30pm

An evening dedicated to the discussion of various aspects of board game design. There will be expert speakers, as well as a networking event to allow teams and individuals to get to know each other better.

 

Board Game Bootcamp – Saturday, September 29th

CU Community Fab Lab @ 1:30pm – 4:00pm

Not sure you could ever design your own game? This event is for you! Come on down for an afternoon of fast-paced game design and prototyping. See what you can come up with! You’ll be put into groups and randomly given mechanics and a theme to incorporate into your game. We’ll provide all the dice, cards, boards, bits and other materials you could possibly need for your prototype.

Bootcamp is an amazing experience for all involved. If you can only attend one CUDO Plays event this season, try to make it this one!

 

CUDO Plays Recommends

This week CUDO Plays recommends The Big Book of Madness.

Big Book of Madness box

In this cooperative deck-building game, players are all students at a school for wizards. In typical wizarding school student fashion, you have opened up a book you were not supposed to an unleashed a host of terrifying monsters. You must work together and think strategically in order to defeat the monsters and their curses, and close the big book of madness!

 

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