Upcoming events (Some dates may be provisional):
04/10/2015 - Welcome Session/Board and Card Game Taster Day - LTB 11:00-21:00
Come along, give some games a try, and get to meet with everyone in GameSoc. New to Tabletop Games? Don't worry, come along and we'll be more than happy to show you how games are played!
11/10/2015 - RPG Taster Day - LTA 11:00 - 21:00
Whether you've never played an RPG before and want to give it a try, or you're veteran who's looking to scout out a new group, give it shot. There'll also be standard GameSoc session, so even if you're not sure that you're interested in RPG's come along for regular gaming.
18/10/2015 - Wargaming Taster Day (Provisional)- LTB 11:00-21:00
Similar deal to the RPG taster. Interested in giving Wargames a try, but worried by the starting cost? Pop along, and there'll be armies/models that you can use in a demo game. Again. there'll be regular GameSoc going on. so even if you're not that interested, come along anyway!
25/10/2015 - Magic the Gathering Booster Draft - LTA 14:00-18:00
We try to run semi-regular booster draft's for Magic the Gathering. If you've don't worry if you've never played a booster draft before, there'll be some competant people about to help make sure everything runs smoothly. This event will have a charge, but you'll keep the cards that you draft, there'll be prizes on offer, and the price will be considerably cheaper than drafts at most game stores. Regular GameSoc will be ran as normal
30/10/2015 - GameSoc Tavern Crawl - TBA
A chance to sample the many drinking establishments in Guildford, as well as get to know you fellow society members. Possible spooky fancy dress theme. More details to follow.
Magic the Gathering Booster Draft 2
Another Booster Draft, date TBA, but will be on a Sunday alongside/during a regular GameSoc meeting.
Hobbit Pub Trip
The continuation of a tradition, exact date TBA. We all head down to the Hobbit Pub in Southampton and spend the day there. It's a nice little pub with a series of pint cocktails themed after the vaious characters of the Lord of the Rings. Drink all 12 of them, either as a group or by yourself, and get a commemorative t-shirt.
Nerf Gun War
We book out the SU nightclub, Rubix, for a Saturday afternoon and spend it running around shooting each other with nerf guns.
Celebrate the close of the year/term with your new friends. Date and location TBA, but as we're a classy bunch, it's probably going to be either Weatherspoons or Nandos
Take part in a gaming themed quiz for a chance to prove your ultimate trivia knowledge, and possibly win some neat gaming swag. Money will be being raised for a local homeless shelter.
Previous 2014/15 Events:
June14/06/2015 - Robot Wars at Guildford Spectrum
With new committee and despite exams, we take a break to watch robots smash each other.
16/05/2015 - Nerf Gun War 2
Games were played, guns were shot, and a good time was had by all!
27/03/2015 - Easter 48 hour Board Games
Games. Games. Twilight Imperium. Nomic. Games. Eat. Games.
21/03/2015 - Hobbit Pub Trip: The Desolation of Southampton
Better than before! More members! More drinks! More KFC!
No souls were lost.
02/03/2015 - RPG Taster day mk2
Thanks to all those who DM'd! A few fantastic games were played.
22/02/2015 - Consipracy Draft: Magic the Gathering
First event of the year! A great day of schemes and strange Magic Mechanics. Definetly worth the wait since the booster pack was purchased.
13/12/2014 - Nerf Gun War (With No Wave + First Aid Society)
Saying goodbye to everyone for christmas went with a bang!
Thanks No Wave for music, entertainment and superfun times.
Thanks First Aid for coming down!
30/11/2014 - Hobbit Pub Trip: Southampton
The pub trip was fantastic, with a load of t-shirts won! Thank you to everybody that came along and a new one will of course happen before the second semester is out!
07/11/2014 - SVGS LAN Party
A weekend of fanstical gaming fun!
It was awesome. More collaberations will occur over the next couple of years!
02/11/2014 - Magic: the gathering Draft
The ultimate day of Magic madness!
A huge thank you to Arron Thompson and Robyn Percival for all your hard work to make this a fantastic event! (Of course to those who came and made it what is was too!)
23/10/2014 - Tavern Crawl
If a picture says a thousand words... Why say more?
19/10/2014 - RPG taster day
What an awesome day! Loads of sessions ran:
Call of Cthulhu,
Thanks to all those who attended and those who DM'd ! Aso a massive thanks to our RPG Dude Minna Wilke
05/10/2014- Game Soc Taster Day
So many people! A fantastic event that went even better than any of the committee could have hoped for...
Not to mention the huge game of Werewolf!
Thank you for attending and we hope you look forward to the rest of the year!