Who’s coming to Let’s Play Green Bay?
We have a lot of new exhibitors coming to and supporting Let’s Play Green Bay in 2013. Here’s the list as of April 5.
St. Jude’s Research Hospital www.stjude.org Let’s Play Green Bay is proud to have selected St. Judes Research Hospital as our official charity for 2013. A portion of every admission will go directly to support their research and the cancer treatment. While they are not physically present we hope that in some small way our fun will help find cures and make it possible for others to play in the future through their efforts.
Mayfair Games – www.mayfairgames.com Mayfair Games is a U.S. based Illinois company, incorporated in 1981 and is an international publisher of board games and card games suitable for families and hobbyists. Mayfair Games has over 100 game titles in print including many long-running series of games such as Empire Builder™ and The Settlers of Catan™ as well as many long-running standalone titles such as Alibi™ and Family Business™. Mayfair Games, making the “games of our generation”. We welcome Mayfair Games back for to the tables at Let’s Play Green Bay as our Meeples Sponsor!
Fantasy Flight Games – www.fantasyflightgames.com
Since the release of its first game product (Twilight Imperium) in 1997, the company has been doing business as Fantasy Flight Games (“FFG”). Since that time, FFG has grown to become one of the biggest names in the hobby games industry, being a marketplace leader in board games and maintaining strong businesses in the card game, roleplaying game, and miniature game categories. We welcome Fantasy Flight Games as the 2013 Free Parking Sponsor!
Gnome Games – www.GnomeGames.com Gnome Games is your family’s game store with locations in Ashwaubenon and Green Bay. The ‘gnomes’ have been providing northeastern Wisconsin with the finest in games, play opportunities and fun since 2003. Their community outreach programs reach over 100,000 people annually as they bring the games to schools, churches and other community centers and run tournaments, leagues and other social gaming opportunities in their stores 7 days a week, We welcome Gnome Games as our Retail Sponsor.
Out of the Box Publishing – www.otb-games.com Out of the Box Publishing is a Wisconsin based Publishing Company specializing in family, card, and party games. Out of the Box Publishing is best known for games that are innovative, easy to learn and quick to play. The company has received numerous awards including Mensa Select, Toy of the Year and National Parenting Center. We welcome Out of the Box as a Gold Sponsor and invite you to experience their Life-sized Word on the Street and Snake Oil Live! at Let’s Play Green Bay.
HABA - www.habausa.com HABA prides itself on the fact that children love playing with its toys, blissfully unaware of how this fosters their development. That’s the stamp of approval the company appreciates the most, but it has been recognized by the grown-up world as well. HABA products have been bestowed honors by virtually every German toy award and virtually all of the prestigious American ones, as well. We welcome HABA as a Bronze Sponsor to Let’s Play Green Bay and invite you to experience the quality and fun of this German companies game.
APE Games – www.apegames.com Advanced Primate Entertainment (APE Games) APE Games has been publishing fine board and card games since 1997. Some of their titles include Order of the Stick Adventure Game as well as the duck! duck! rubber ducky games, as well as Kill the Overlord and Rolling Freight. We welcome APE Games to Let’s Play 2013 as a Bronze Sponsor and invite you to experience their games in the APE Booth!
WizKids – www.wizkidsgames.com WizKids is best known for its collectible miniatures games (or CMGs) HeroClix, Lord of the Rings Clix, Star Trek Clix, all of which made use of the company’s Clix system, in which the changing combat statistics and abilities of each figure were indicated by a turnable dial inside the base underneath the figure. Their innovation and high quality components and highly adaptable game play have made them one of the leaders in the tabletop game industry. We welcome WizKids to the tables as a Bronze Sponsor and invite you to check out the world public premier of the Star Trek Attack Wing Miniatures game in giant size at Let’s Play Green Bay 2013
501st Legion “Vader’s Fist” www.501st.com The Legion is an all-volunteer organization formed for the express purpose of bringing together costume enthusiasts under a collective identity within which to operate. The Legion seeks to promote interest in Star Wars through the building and wearing of quality costumes, and to facilitate the use of these costumes for Star Wars-related events as well as contributions to the local community through costumed charity and volunteer work…” We welcome the 501st as a sponsor and invite you to experience the interaction with them as they raise funds on Saturday afternoon at Let’s Play Green Bay – the only place where you can BLAST A STORMTROOPER!
Passport Studios – www.passportgamestudios.com The team at Passport has been assembled from hobby game industry professionals who have something very important in common with the hobby game enthusiast. They like to play the same kinds of games as you do, and strive to present the best and most innovative games at the tables at Let’s Play Green Bay 2013. We invite you to experience Tokaido, Kaluha, Ace Detective and Police Precinct at the tables in the Passport booth.
Maranda Enterprises – http://www.marandaenterprises.com Maranda Enterprises is a Wisconsin publisher that believes that games should to be fun and easy to learn, and produce high quality strategy games that have minimal set up time and resolve into a clear victory. Their games are suitable to be left out and as such are more likely to be played and are worthy of your coffee table. We invite you to experience the quality of Maranda Games at the tables in their booth at Let’s Play Green Bay 2103.
Calliope Games – http://www.calliopegames.com/ Calliope games develops and publishes tabletop games for the “Family”. Calliope is focused on pulling families and friends back to the recreation room table in an era where occupations and digital mediums are constantly soaking up each minute of one’s day. Their games allow and encourage communication the tables and encourage friends and families to build relationships through analog tabletop gaming experiences. We encourage you to experience Tsuro and the rest of the Calliope games at Let’s Play Green Bay.
Eden Studios – www.edenstudios.net Since 1996, Eden Studios has been producing games that are fun and that challenge the imagination. Utilizing the help of aliens and zombies, vampire slayers and super-heroes, Eden Studios has created an infinite playground for gamers, new and old, to play in. We welcome the Zombie Master himself- George Vasilakos
Education Outdoors – www.educationoutdoors.com “Reconnecting families – one game at a time” With the average child watching over 20 hours a week of television, and with statistics showing violent images shown on television reaching over 8,000 per child, Education Outdoors Inc. has been embraced by families that long for a refreshing change in the types of products available to their children. In a very short time, CAMP has received excellent support locally in Michigan, as well as nationally by selling over 1000 games in its first month. “It is our mission to bring families together to interact and learn about the outdoors.” We welcome Education Outdoors to the tables at Let’s Play Green Bay and invite you to experience their latest game Biking!
www.prolificgames.net Prolific Games is a small but energetic game company from Minneapolis. With great titles like Flapjacks and Sasquatches and Hirelings – their booth is going to be a busy place to play during Let’s Play Green Bay! Who couldn’t have fun chopping wood, flippen pancakes and chasing bigfoot on the woods?
Quiver Games – www.quiverthegame.com
Quiver-The Bowhunting Adventure Game was developed by a person who loved to bow hunt but was unable to do so for a period of time. This unique game is designed to be fun for all ages…6 to 60+. Quiver Games is a fledgling game publisher from northeastern Wisconsin with a game that is right on target for Let’s Play Green Bay
Iello – www.iellogames.com American branch of French game publisher IELLO. We invite you to experience Richard Garfield’s King of Tokyo and Ghooost; Carl Chudyck’s Uchronia; Bruno Faidutti’s The Dwarf King at Let’s play Green Bay! There will be a full assortment of their games to experience at the Board Game tables at Let’s Play Green Bay 2013
Wiggles 3D – www.wiggles3d.com For the past 10 years, the team at Wiggles 3D has engaged game players with a unique array of challenging and memorable games. There’s something for everyone, from word play with Lexigo to movie fun with Pass the Popcorn. When you ask, “What Will We Play Tonight?” the answer can always be a Wiggles 3D game. We welcome Wiggles 3D to the tables at Let’s Play and know you’ll be attracted to Yikerz!
Z-Man Games www.zmangames.com Z-Man Games, Inc. is a game publisher that has published over 100 games including award-winning games, such as Agricola, Pandemic, Endeavor – to name but a few. Z-Man specializes in high quality engaging board games and brings them to us from across the planet. At Z-Man games are their business and our pleasure. We encourage you to play Agricola, Carcassonne or Pandemic at the Z-man tables while you are enjoying Let’s Play Green Bay.
Powers Comics – www.facebook.com/PowersComics Powers Comics is Wisconsin’s Premier Comic Book Store located in Green Bay. With thousands of back issues as well as the latest in pop culture and new comics this is the place for the entire family to experience the hobby of reading and collecting comics. Check out their booth at Let’s Play Green Bay then visit their store for Free Comic Book Day on Saturday May 4th!
www.prismgaming.com Prism Gaming produces the finest paints and miniature gaming accessories for the discriminating miniature gaming enthusiast. Let’s Play Green Bay welcomes Prism Gaming to the tables as the hosts of the Paint and Take – where you can learn and experience the art of painting miniatures for fun or on the table!
Wisco-Dice – www.wiscodice.com Wisco-Dice is Wisconsin’s Miniature Gaming Podcast team that discusses all things Warhammer, 40K and miniature related on their podcasts. We welcome Consey an the boys to the tables as they host the Warhammer miniature area at Let’s Play Green Bay 2013. If you want to hear more about them check out their online podcast – then come to the tables and learn just how much fun miniature wargaming can be!
The Game Crafter
www.thegamecrafter.com The Game Crafter gives designers an easy-to-use system to make a board game, card game, or custom playing cards. The Game Crafter offers templates, instructions, videos, and proofing tools to help designers create a quality product – and we welcome them to Let’s Play Green Bay!
Green Bay Chess Association – www.greenbaychess.net The purpose of the Green Bay Chess Association is to broaden and develop chess as a significant element of cultural life in Wisconsin. The Association cooperates with chess clubs, schools, and other groups and institutions throughout Wisconsin in teaching chess and conducting tournaments. The Green Bay Chess Club meets every Thursday, 7:00 – 10:00 PM, at the Warpinski Community Center, located at 515 S. Monroe St., (in the Asthma and Allergy Clinic building). We welcome the Association back to Let’s Play Green Bay 2013 and invite you to play against one of their masters.
The Wellness Way Clinic
www.thewellnesswayclinics.com The Wellness Way Clinic understands the need for physical, social and emotional play as an integrated part of the healthy lifestyle. We encourage you to experience their active games and see how play can become part of a healthy lifestyle at Let’s Play Green Bay.
N.E.W. Hobby – Green Bay – http://www.hobbystoregreenbay.com/ N.E.W. Hobby of Green Bay, WI offers a large inventory of remote control cars, planes, helicopters, and many other collectibles for kids of all ages. They have been proudly serving the area since 1987, giving families and customers of all ages top quality customer service and a wide selection of hobby items. We encourage you to check out the fn of slot car racing in the N.E.W. Hobby Booth at Let’s Play Green Bay
Media / Community Partners Without the help of great media partners we would never have been able to bring Let’s Play to you.
These are the folks that really stepped up to help us bring the games to the tables and let you know about Let’s Play Green Bay:
Y100 FM – http://wncy.com/ The official radio station of Let’s Play Green Bay. These guys and gals are the best – and we are proud to be a partner with them and really appreciate the way they have been willing to work with us to get the word out!
FOX 11 – WLUK – http://www.fox11online.com/
CW 14 -
Green Bay Press Gazette – www.greenbaypressgazette.com
Vincent Urban Walker Insurance – http://www.vuw4ins.com/ The official Insurance of Let’s Play Green Bay