|Michael Brock Global Organized Play Coordinator|
It sounds like the course of action suggested is:
a) if there is a high level slot of a game you desire in NORM but is only open in CORE leave that slot open
b) at the con, approach the PFS coordinating table and sign up on the spot for said game.
If this is what is being suggested, I believe it will be a confusion generating experience at the convention and will cause unnecessary delays.
It is also going to encourage people to sign up and jump ship if a more desirable slot becomes available in a CORE version of a game.
I appreciate the feedback. However, we want to offer people the same chance to play Core as they have normal games. I have an exceptional HQ staff and there won't be confusion or unnecessary delays caused by filling tables that don't make under sign ups. If people want to jump ship, it will happen anyways. It has happened the last three years. We handle the situations when they come up. Last year, we averaged marshaling the entire room in 7-9 minutes for each slot, which also included walk ups and people not originally scheduled to play.