Charity game day gallery is live! We raised over £1500

Facebook gallery is up. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.2030758153893744&type=3


We will be updating Flickr which these images this weekend.

Flickr includes tagging of photographs so it is easier to search, we have over 500 pictures of games and gaming on flickr so do show you friends and family what modern games and gaming actually look like!


https://www.flickr.com/photos/168365893@N04/

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Raffle to Win our Giant Tsuro

https://www.facebook.com/groups/UKboardgametrade/permalink/2396641313953531/

The proceeds will be split between Mind (25%) and Herefordshire Mind (75%) HBG fundraise for Herefordshire Mind and raised an awesome £1790 last year.

This would be perfect for some gaming clubs, shops, cafes or anyone with enough room to play it really.

Ticket price £2. You can buy as many tickets as you like but please note in the comments here how many tickets you have “purchased” when you donate.

Win our beloved first child and own a piece of board gaming history!

Giant Tsuro was originally made by my best man for our wedding, to be used instead of our first dance, as we are both introverts. This is perfect for game clubs, board game cafes, conventions and charity days.

This is the first out of three Giant games, games we make to raise money for charity and awareness of our wonderful hobby. We also have Hey that’s my fish and 6ft tall Terror in Meeple city.

It is made of B grade carpet tiles and black car spray paint and cost us around £40 to make. It is nearly indestructible but it is very heavy. It does sometimes leave black marks on your hands and does show some mild wear.

I can deliver to the UK games expo or happy to have an excuse to visit another game club, I’ll even teach it. (Delivery range to be discussed) We have taken our giant games to Airecon, Dragon Daze and Great Indoors.

It takes 3m by 3m of open space to play it and we play by the full rules except for recommending the players have two tiles and not three as they are heavy. An umpire to call out turn order and refresh tiles is recommended but left unmanned it gets a lot of play as well.

More information on the giant games here
http://herefordshireboardgamers.co.uk/…/giant-games-and-ma…/

Our giant games can be seen here on the 18th May 2019
https://www.facebook.com/events/334769787141550/
https://www.facebook.com/HerefordshireBoardGamers/

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Charity prizes are flowing in!

39 brand new games
9 pre loved games

Our charity prizes are flowing in, we’ve still over a month to go!

Please share our event far and wide 🙂

https://www.facebook.com/events/334769787141550/

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Charity and Weekend events for 2019

Charity days are announced, including for the first time a Sunday!

Saturday 9th February at the Herdsman
Sunday 14th April at the Herdsman
Saturday May 18th MEGA EVENT at the Core
Saturday 13th July
Saturday to Sunday 26th August 24 hour game a thon (Provisional)
Saturday 28th September
Saturday ? November

Excluding the two special events these are just £2 entry (but do pay more if you want!) and are relaxed gaming days with no fuss.

May 18th is the mega event where we will be starting to collect prizes and will need help advertising over the next few months. if you can help please let me know

These are all on Facebook and Meetup so join us there.

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Game a thon funraising total £390.35

The game a thon was a huge success we have 24 people pop in, 9 people play through the night, and 5 people do the whole duration.

We raised £390.35! which smashed last years total of 259!

Gallery here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.1897044707265090&type=3

Next up is October 13 November 17, and there will be a few other events!

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Two 12 hour charity events and one 24 hour game a thon.

We lots of charity events coming up this year. All are 100% proceeds to Herefordshire Mind.

August 26th we are running a 24 hour game a thon at the Mind HQ.
https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/24hourgameathonhereford2
https://www.facebook.com/events/468136240280225/

Oct 13 11am to 11pm charity game day at the Herdsmans Hereford
https://www.facebook.com/events/527534064346010/

November 17 11am to 11pm charity game at the Herdsmans Hereford
https://www.facebook.com/events/212652309413211/

We have the date for our 2019 Mega charity day, May 18th

which is the middle of Mental Health Awareness Week
https://www.facebook.com/events/643787312664398/

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