TN Game Days Middle Tennessee's Annual Open Gaming Convention

11Jan/190

Be a TGD-kateer

All for one and 14 all isn't just our motto for the year. It's the backbone of TGD! This convention simply could not function without its amazing volunteers. Are you interested in becoming part of the team that makes TGD tres magnifique?

Learn more and sign up here.

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18Dec/180

Early Bird Registration Update

Hey TGD Nation! We just fixed a problem with the registration process that was preventing people staying at the hotel from registering for the Early Bird Special. We have fixed the problem and the person responsible has been sacked.

And just to be sure the person responsible for sacking that person has also been sacked.

We will contact those individuals that were affected and correct the mistake. In the meantime, if you want to take advantage of the special you need to act soon as it may reach full enrollment before 2018 draws to a close!

1Dec/180

Registration is Open

TGD 14 Logo

Registration for TGD 2014 is open!

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30Oct/180

Extra Gaming for Extra Life!

This Saturday, November 3 is our annual Extra Gaming for Extra Life event! Each fall we gather for a 24 hour gaming marathon to do good while having fun! During the event we raise money to benefit the Monroe Carrell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. All the money raised is going directly into an initiative to expand the cancer wing at the hospital. We hope that you'll join us this weekend! Here's all the details that you'll need!!

WHEN?
This Saturday, November 3rd starting at 10 am and going through until Sunday morning at 10 am. That's right - a 24 gaming marathon 25 hour gaming marathon!!

WHERE?
Tech Hill Commons
500 Interstate Blvd S, Nashville, TN 37210

WHAT?
We'll have a good portion of the TGD gaming library available to play throughout the day. There will also be lunch and dinner provided on Saturday to keep you fueled up for gaming! In addition, there will be prizes! Check out what you can win:

    Prize Reward Levels

  • $10 - Entrance to the event, the meals, and one prize ticket
  • $25 - Door Prize Bonus - Five More Tickets for the prizes
  • $50 - Door Prize Bonus - Five More Tickets for the prizes
  • $75 - Door Prize Bonus and admission to the early gaming at TGD Thursday Night
  • $150 - Door Prize Bonus and Free TGD Individual Admission
  • $300 - Door Prize Bonus and Free Game of Your Choice! (MSRP $60 or less, from Game Point stock or available to order)

HOW?
To join us for the day we ask you to do two things:

  1. Sign up for our Extra Life Team (Tennessee Game Players) at the official site.
  2. Raise (or donate yourself) $10. That level gets you admission, food and one ticket for a potential prize.

We would love to shatter our past fundraising efforts, so if you want to hit social media or send out an email to friends about playing games to help sick kids - great! If not, no pressure - we are happy you are joining us to play games!

Can I just pay $10 at the door?
As space allows yes, but to help us with planning and food requests, registering with our team would help a ton. If you are worried about spam (but to be honest they don't email very much at all), go ahead and use an "old" address.

Hope you'll plan on joining us for a great event that is not only fun but doing some great things for some really sick kids in Nashville and beyond! Game on!

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8Jun/180

Extra Life Game Day – Saturday June 9th

Join us tomorrow for a 12 hour gaming marathon! We will have the TGD library on hand - plus some free food, video gaming, door prizes and more! Free to enter, you just have to register with the Extra Life website, which you can do at this link.

Come on out and have fun while learning about a great cause! More details below!

WHO: You, of course. And anyone you know that likes games . . . or helping sick kids . . . or both!

WHAT: 12 hours of gaming – 10 am until 10 pm! We will have a good chuck of the TGD library there, some tournaments with game giveaways (Ice Cool, Skull King, Game of 49 and Dimension) and some general door prizes. There will also be PC gaming and console gaming to be had if you go in for that electronic stuff! :)

WHERE: Tech Hill (the site of last year’s Extra Life Event), 500 Interstate BLVD S, Nashville, Tennessee, 37210

WHEN: Saturday, June 9th 10 am – 10 pm

HOW: This event is FREE. All you have to do to attend is register with the Extra Life website, you can join the TGD team here. While it does ask you to set a fundraising goal to register, no expectations are being made. Our local Extra Life guild just wants to be able to let you know what’s going on during the year and let you learn a little more about what they’re doing for the kids. No hard sells, just sign up on the website – the only goal is for you to have a ton of fun – so much that you’ll join us again for the Extra Life 24 Hour Marathon in November.

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1Mar/180

The What and Where and When!

The TGD Schedule for TGD 2018 is live on the website - give it a view and think about gaming!

Schedule.

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28Feb/180

Play to Win!

Back in the olden days of TGD history we had Play to Win games as part of the convention. As we did more Tours, we phased out Play to Win. But we love to give people options, so this year, Play to Win is back.

What is it? At it's basic core -- you (1) play a game from the Play to Win selection, (2) have fun doing it, (3) for playing it, you get your name entered into a drawing at the end of the weekend - and then (4) maybe win that game and take it home with you! Sound pretty sweet? You bet.

You can check out all the play to win games by visiting the TGD website's Play to Win listing.

See you next week!

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28Feb/180

Get on the Slack!

We are launching a TGD Convention Slack. Slack is a messaging platform / collaboration tool. With it, you can try and find people for a game during the weekend, schedule a game, find a trading partner you're looking for, etc.

You can sign up at here. It works on Phone, PC App and the web.

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24Feb/182

TGD 13 Schedule is up!

Starting to plan your Tennessee Game Days weekend? Well, you can take another step forward by looking at some of the things that we have planned for the event. Our schedule is live and can be viewed here. Tour sign ups are also available at that link.

Hope you're planning to join us next month!

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23Feb/180

TGD 13 Registration Closing

Last call!

We are closing TGD registration at noon today. We are planning on having walk up registrations while space allows. We have room for historical growth but just want to be transparent.

Can't wait for TGD 13 - just a few weeks away!

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