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What:: GASP Games Day
Where:: Springdale United Presbyterian Church
When:: 10am to 11pm
Cost:: $5 (first time attendees are free)

The Gaming Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania (GASP) gathers on the 2nd Saturday of every month (baring any scheduling conflicts with the rental facility) near Pittsburgh, PA for 12+ hours of gaming, 10am to 11pm. Everyone is invited... veteran and new gamers alike. A typical Games Day has 50-75 people attending and playing a multitude of games, with every genre of games represented... miniatures, roleplaying, CCGs, and (most importantly) tons of boardgames. If you're in the area, please stop by.

Games Day dates have been scheduled for the remainder of 2016. See below for the schedule, it will be updated as needed. Please see the note concerning October, November, and December dates.

2016 Dates
• January 30th - Springdale United Presbyterian Church
• February 20th - Springdale United Presbyterian Church
• March 12th - Springdale United Presbyterian Church
• April 16th - Springdale United Presbyterian Church
• May 14th - Springdale United Presbyterian Church
• June 11th - Springdale United Presbyterian Church
• July 9th - Springdale United Presbyterian Church
• August 13th - Springdale United Presbyterian Church
• September 10th - Springdale United Presbyterian Church
• ** October 8th - Springdale United Presbyterian Church
• ** November 12th- Springdale United Presbyterian Church
• ** December 3rd or 10th - Springdale United Presbyterian Church

    • Note that although we have dates for both October and November, one of them will be cancelled once the dates for GASPcon 2016 are confirmed. Also, there are 2 dates in December scheduled, pending when the church will need the space for their Christmas party. One of those dates will be cancelled.

The address for the church is located at the bottom of the post.

Game Days run from 10am till 11pm, and are open to everyone. There is a small fee per person ($5) to attend Games Day, to cover the cost of the rental hall. This fee is waived for all first-time attendees. The fee will be collected when you arrive, and will grant access to all the games contributed by our members, for use that day. We will be holding off taking any new yearly payments for 2016, as we cannot guarantee dates at our current location, we can still only book a few months at a time.

Speaking of games, there are always a multitude of board, card, role-playing, and miniature games being played on any given Game Day, but a few events are near constants.
• Our Multi-Player Magic League runs each Game Day, starting around 11am. It’s a league that runs Jan-Oct. There is a second league starting at 4:30PM with modified rules and decks, please read the forum post for more information.
• Several RPG campaigns are also run each Game Day, including our "One-Shot Saturdays", stand-alone adventures run by various GMs each month.
• There are several miniature games that regularly appear at each Game Day. These vary each month, but some examples are X-Wing, Bolt Action, Lord of the Rings, Firestorm Armada, Axis and Allies: Angels 20, BattleTech, Infinity, and others.
• Don’t forget our extensive board game contingent. You can always find players for a board game, whether you bring your own or try out one of the many titles our BGers own and bring each month to our Games Library.

We ask that everyone attending our Game Days brings something along as a snack and/or drink, for the community to share in. The facility has a full kitchen, so items that need refrigerated are OK. Most people bring some soda, chips, cookies, veggie tray, etc. This helps everyone have a good time without worrying about snacks or drinks.

See you at Games Day!

Location Information::
Springdale United Presbyterian Church
859 Pittsburgh Street
Springdale, PA 15144

Visit www.gaspgamer.com for more information.

More Information Edit | History

For more information about GASP, please visit http://www.gaspgamer.com

GASP has a very active forum community which can found at http://eonsreach.com/gaspforum/index.php Feel free to join the discussions.

For directions to Games Day, please visit http://www.gaspgamer.com/news/GASP%20Games%20Days%20Directions.pdf

Visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/gaspgamer

There is also a GASP Meetup at http://www.meetup.com/GASP_gamers/

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