Event Highlight: Toys of Boundless Wonder

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Greetings, Pathfinders and Starfinders! In the spirit of the holiday season, I want to take a moment to highlight a charity event in our community. I think it’s a wonderful cause, and it’s one you can get involved with at your local game store!

Venture Captains Nicholas Ruchlewicz (Northern Virginia) and Jimmy Dick (Missouri) have put together an event called Toys of Boundless Wonder! From November 25 to December 10, they’ll be scheduling Organized Play games in their local stores. These stores have been selected as Toys for Tots dropoff locations, so players will be able to play games and bring or purchase toys and games to donate to the charity.

Games during this event will award players bonus Achievement Points, which can be used in our online boon store to unlock new character options and ancestries. Additionally, on Saturday, December 10 they’ll be running the new Pathfinder Society interactive special event, Pathfinder Society Scenario #3-98: Expedition into Pallid Peak! The tables will all work together to delve into the dungeon and explore its treasures.

Best of all, you can join in on this event! Organizers who are interested can contact Nicholas at novaorganizedplay@gmail.com to information on how to sign up. Any participating store can earn the same rewards, and participate in the interactive special, no matter where you are in the country!

Toys for Tots is a charity toy drive run by the United States Marine Corps (USMC). For 75 years, they’ve collected new toys to send to families in need, to ensure that their children have a happy holiday season. Retailers who register as a Toys for Tots dropoff location can see increased foot traffic from community members looking to donate to a worthy cause.


A holiday celebration in front of a fireplace featuring a goblin and a blue skittermander exchanging gifts


Currently, the following stores are registered to participate. Additional stores will be added as organizers sign up!

Kentucky

D20 Hobbies
Lexington, KY
https://www.facebook.com/d20hobbies


Maryland

Bel Air Games
Bel Air, MD
http://belairgames.com/

Game Kastle
College Park, MD
http://gamekastle.com/stores/collegepark/

Saga Games
Frederick, MD
https://www.sagagamesllc.com/


Tennessee

Knighthood Games
Cookeville, TN
https://knighthoodgames.square.site/


Virginia

Huzzah Hobbies
Ashburn, VA
http://huzzahhobbies.com/

Gaming and Comics Pir O' Dice
Fairfax, VA
https://www.gcpairodice.com/

Hashtag Gaming Arena
Herndon, VA
https://hashtagarena.com/


Washington

Dragon Parlor Games
Spokane Valley, WA
https://dragonparlorgames.tcgplayerpro.com/

Elite Gaming Center
Spokane, WA
https://www.elitegamingcompany.com/

Wisconsin

Noble Knight Games
Fitchburg, WI
https://www.nobleknight.com/


Last year’s event was very successful and ran nearly 30 tables. We’re hoping to top that this year and see more people come out and support our local game stores!

Alex Speidel
Organized Play Coordinator

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The Exchange 2/5 **** Venture-Agent, New Hampshire—Nashua

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VERY very cool. Kudos to Nicholas and Jimmy for putting this together!

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Huzzah!

Wayfinders 4/5 5/55/55/55/5 **** Contributor

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What a lovely event!

Silver Crusade 4/5 ***** Venture-Captain, Virginia—Northern Virginia

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I am so grateful Alex for helping us expand our outreach! Toys for Tots event is something I threw together in 2017, and it has gained more and more. Thousands and thousands of toys have been collected. It is an amazing event, and a win, win experience for us. We can grow OP and help our FLGS grow their outreach.

As mentioned in the Blog, you can reach me at novaorganizedplay@gmail.com, I am on Discord as - Karhaz - NPR_NERD#8238

There is a google form that you may fill out and I can help where I can! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScXFXSJW8c480034ugbB2g6saS0rBWI56x LnotI1afrcn7BDg/viewform?usp=share_link

Explore, Report, and Please Cooperate!

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Hope some games are available in the St Louis area.

Horizon Hunters ****

will this blog post update the participating stores list?

Director of Marketing

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Dr Blitz Krieg wrote:
will this blog post update the participating stores list?

We prefer to update a blog as little as possible once it is posted, but additional stores can be listed here in the discussion. If Alex and I see a great increase in participating stores we might post a new blog,

Paizo Employee 2/5 Developer

Oh, how wonderful! <3

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