The Grand Exhibition was what everyone had been waiting for and working towards all competition long!

(CUDO Plays has been documenting the competition on Facebook for those following along at home.)

The committee, the contestants, families and friends came out despite the snow and had a wonderful time- playing the games we were gathered to celebrate.

 

Horde Hoarding in play

 

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Claim! Search For the Golden Nugget being played

 

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Fashion Monster Cards Up Close

 

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Kenny Chin teaching Fashion Monster

 

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How To Be an Evil Overlord In Six Easy Steps (Whew!)

 

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Wonderful Graphics!

 

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GREAT Playmat, too

 

I wandered around and tried to take pictures of every game and display. I also played a few more games that I hadn’t tried yet; and I only have one more to try.

 

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“Queen” Aledria visited while I played Elimination Island

 

The CUDO Plays Committee made themselves apparent through judicious use of Burger King Crowns. I super approve of the dignitaries and their designations.

 

Andrew

 

Johnathan wasn’t able to come to the Exhibition- he was in the middle of moving. His Aces & Faces was available as a free handout for anyone to play and take, and CUDO Plays will be posting it on the site soon for YOU to check out as well.

 

Aces

A FREE GAME!

 

The day was fun and laid back, with lots of people trying lots of games.

 

zuch

 

Sab

Sabotile

 

Pirates

The Tabletop version of Pirates & Skeletons

 

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I MUST try The Most Dangerous Game!

 

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Love the pulp-y feel of this game.

 

Finish

 

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I loved the Five Star Finish Line table- great graphics and wonderful colors.

 

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I was also very impressed at the changes The Neighborhoods put into their rulebook.

 

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Only WarTrains! could pull off this level of cosplay

 

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WarTrains! table included harmonica train tunes. It was both weird and appropriate.

 

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Claim Jumper in play

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Chimeric Creations, the Team

 

The variety of the games was incredible. I was so excited to see the teams getting so into their creations and designs.

 

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Horde Hoarding Had Hams

 

Of course, the point of the night was the prizes. There were all kinds of wonderful loot packs given by local businesses as well as other donors. Here’s a peek at the trophies, made at the CU FabLab!

 

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Theme_ForWeb
ReplayValue_For-Web
Marketability_ForWeb
Innovation_For-Web

 
Enrichment_ForWeb
Craft_ForWeb

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Trophies_For-Web

 

Dr G’s was not only a prize category sponsor, but they also had a presence at the Grand Exhibition.

 

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There was also FOOD- delicious food by CrEATive Health. YUM.

 

FOOD

 

Prizes were awarded, of course.

 

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WarTrains! won Replay Value

 

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Adrian and Danielle congratulating the winners

 

Craft

Sabotile was awarded Craft

 

Visual

Visual Design

 

Innovation

and Innovation

 

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The Most Dangerous Game won Theme and Enrichment, but I only got one picture

 

Access

Zucchini won the Accessibility prize

 

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Five Star Finish Line won the Marketability Prize

 

The evening was a lively adventure and a wonderful summation of all the hard work put in by everyone. I can’t wait for the next one!

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