UK Games Expo 2014 (Birmingham, May 30th-June 1st)


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GMs please signup to run more Pathfinder at UK Games Expo. This is the best UK convention for getting new players into the hobby.

UK Games Expo is the biggest general gaming event in the UK. It had 3500 unique attendees last year in its first year at the bigger venue (almost 6000 attendee days over the weekend). It has 8 game slots from 10am Friday until 7pm Sunday with Friday games being free to enter.

Expo has probably the best GM rewards package of any convention with free entry and cash allowances for running any games and free accommodation for GMing 5 games.

The draft RPG schedule is up with many PFS and other Pathfinder games already on the list. Numbers are expected to more than double from the current draft schedule.

Liberty's Edge 5/5 Venture-Agent, United Kingdom—England—Chester aka Paz

The system is due to open for player sign-up in the next few minutes (19:00 GMT). There are currently 70 PFS sessions listed (plus another 5 slots of Goblin Attack!) with the following scenarios represented:

#0–04: Frozen Fingers of Midnight
#0–06: Black Waters
#1–31: Sniper in the Deep
#1–37: The Beggar's Pearl
#1–55: The Infernal Vault
#2–01: Before the Dawn—Part I: The Bloodcove Disguise
#2–02: Before the Dawn—Part II: Rescue at Azlant Ridge
#3–02: Sewer Dragons of Absalom
#3–06: Song of the Sea Witch
#3–10: The Immortal Conundrum
#3–12: Wonders in the Weave—Part I: The Dog Pharaoh's Tomb
#3–16: The Midnight Mauler
#3–18: The God's Market Gamble
#3–23: The Goblinblood Dead
#4–07: Severing Ties
#4–11: The Disappeared
#4–14: My Enemy's Enemy
#4–18: The Veteran's Vault
#4–19: The Night March of Kalkamedes
#5–01: The Glass River Rescue
#5–02: The Wardstone Patrol
#5–04: The Stolen Heir
#5–06: You Have What You Hold
#5–07: Port Godless
#5–08: The Confirmation
#5–09: The Traitor's Lodge
#5–11: Library of the Lion
#5–12: Destiny of the Sands—Part 1: A Bitter Bargain
#5–13: Weapon in the Rift
#5–14: Day of the Demon
#5–15: Destiny of the Sands—Part 2: Race to Seeker's Folly
#5–16: Destiny of the Sands—Part 3: Sanctum of the Sages
#5–19: The Horn of Aroden
We Be Goblins Too!

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I am impressed. At the opening of booking we have double the number of tables that were available at the close of booking last year.

After 24 hours almost 40% of the PFS seats are sold and 8 tables are completely sold out.

PFS is over 30% of all RPGs on offer.

Liberty's Edge 5/5 Venture-Agent, United Kingdom—England—Chester aka Paz

With five weeks to go, of the 75 tables of PFS:

28 are sold out
12 have 1 place left
11 have 2 places left
4 have 3 places left
5 have 4 places left
6 have 5 places left
9 have 6 places left

So 300 player seats are booked already; well up on the total for 2013.

Liberty's Edge 5/5 Venture-Agent, United Kingdom—England—Chester aka Paz

Advance sign-up closes in 12 hours, but game tickets can be bought at the event.

There are 77 tables of PFS on the system:

41 are sold out
14 have 1 place left
15 have 2 places left
4 have 3 places left
3 have 4 places left
5 have 5 places left
5 have 6 places left

359 tickets sold; that's 78% of the total available. Even without further game tickets being sold at the event (which is a certainty), 64 of the tables on offer have enough players signed up to be PFS-legal already, compared to 36 total last year. That's a 78% increase!

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I just wanted to say thanks very much to all of the players and GM's at Games Expo this weekend. It made things a thoroughly enjoyable experience. I shall post some more detailed feedback when I have a moment.


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All in all an enjoyable Weekend..

Just don't mention Port Godless to Andrina..or the Library of the Lion to Ahnhalt..

Scarab Sages 5/5 Venture-Agent, United Kingdom—England—Thames Valley aka chris manning

sorry james :)

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