CUDO Plays @ Allen Hall
CUDO Plays teams past and present were present for our first ever game night at Allen Hall on the U of I campus. Lots of residents from Allen Hall turned out to playtest and just chat about games. A very successful event and we hope to do more in the future!
How to Present Your Game Workshop – Saturday, November 16th
Makerspace Urbana, inside the Independent Media Center @ 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Teaching games is a skill, and you’ll need to be an expert at teaching your own game if your playtests are going to be successful. Come learn how to present your game to new players, and also get some expert tips on writing and laying out your rulebook. Facebook event
CUDO Plays November Game Night: Playtesting! – Monday, November 18th
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 games for this month are the new prototype games of CUDO Plays Season 7. Facebook event
Beer & Board Games – Saturday, December 14th
Cafeteria & Company, Urbana @ 5:00pm – 8:00pm
CUDO Plays has joined forces with Cafeteria & Company to help them run their bi-monthly game nights. Come out to Cafe & Co. every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month to chill with some games, snacks, and beer/wine/coffee. Don’t miss the fun! Facebook event
CUDO Holiday Party and Rules Reception – Saturday, December 14th
Cafeteria & Company Urbana @ 8:00pm – 11:00pm
Right after our normal Beer & Board games night, join the broader CUDO for their holiday party! Get to know the other parts of CUDO and play fun games and activities. This night is also the deadline for CUDO Plays teams to turn in a first draft of their rules. We hope you’ll turn in your draft then come party, but you’re welcome to turn your rules in by email as well. Of course rules will change a lot between now and Turn-In in February, but we want teams to get an early start.
CUDO Plays Recommends
This week CUDO Plays recommends Reavers of Midgard!
In this game you play as vikings attempting to gain glory by raiding nearby villages for their riches, sacking well-fortified castles and battling both man and monster on the open seas. You’ll not only need to take your rowdy crew and the food needed to keep them happy along for the ride but you’ll also have to recruit a crew of elite warriors – the Reavers. Reavers can be used in three different ways. They can be made your ship’s leader, earning you a one-time bonus and enabling your warriors to be more versatile in combat. They can also be used to rally more warriors to your cause, filling your ship to the brim with the right fighters for the right situations. Finally, they can also be used to help your crew specialize, earning you a bonus every time your crew sails into battle. Whoever can earn the most glory after six rounds will be the winner.