BGG.CON 2017 Dallas, TX 11/15-11/19 - Price Up - Premium Tix

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BGG.CON 2017 Dallas, TX 11/15-11/19 - Price Up - Premium Tix

Post by coopasonic » Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:01 pm

Price will be raised to $150 for regular tickets. I think it was $110 last year and sold out in two hours.

THis year they are going to be making "Premium" Tickets available. It will be a Dutch Auction starting at $1000 and dropping $50/day to a floor of $300. Includes a few bonuses, biggest of which is a guaranteed hotel room (you still pay for the room).

https://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/17 ... ium-badges

At $150 it's starting to push my limits of interest. I'll still pay that if I can get if I can get a ticket since I generally get more gameplay there than I get the rest of the year combined, but it is the first time I have even given the cost consideration. I will not be buying anyone else a ticket at that price though.

No tickets aren't on sale yet, this is just heads up (for Isgrimnur).
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Post by Isgrimnur » Wed Jan 25, 2017 6:45 pm

:think:

You could just move your plans up a week and hit the extended DGM.
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Post by coopasonic » Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:17 pm

It's a thought, but DGM is not the same to me. The size of BGG.CON means I can always find something to entertain me. My days of hanging around DGM for 12 hours are long past. When I can't get BGG.CON tickets or the price goes beyond my willingness to pay I will consider it. Two more years until BGG.CON moves to the larger venue and hopefully tickets become easier to come by, though I wouldn't bet on prices ever coming back down.
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Post by Isgrimnur » Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:32 pm

Spring BGGCon for MemDay weekend is $75.
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Post by coopasonic » Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:47 pm

They could not possibly have picked worse dates for BGG.Spring. It's bad enough that it's a holiday weekend where people generally have social commitments.

5/26 - X(10) becomes X(11) :occasion-birthday:
5/27 - celebration of bdays for X, my wife and myself :occasion-balloons:
5/28 - Coop's age starts rounding up :character-oldtimer:
5/29 - kids off school and wife works :teasing-tease:
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Post by Isgrimnur » Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:49 pm

It's not their fault that your family spawned at a bad time. :P
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Re: BGG.CON 2017 Dallas, TX 11/15-11/19 - Price Up - Premium

Post by coopasonic » Wed Feb 08, 2017 10:11 am

Premium tickets when on sale last night. 4 tickets sold at $1000.

...and they added a copy of an unannounced CGE summer release for all premium ticket buyers.
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Post by Isgrimnur » Wed Feb 08, 2017 11:01 am

...whee...
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Post by coopasonic » Wed Feb 08, 2017 12:18 pm

5 sold. I assume that was Isgrimnur.
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Post by coopasonic » Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:16 pm

Premium tickets sold out at $350.

Regular Joe (and Coop and Wayne and Scott) tickets go on sale March 1st. No time was given.
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Post by Isgrimnur » Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:27 pm

Noted. I have plenty of free time on the first morning of the month. It's not like anything else goes on during those mornings.
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Post by coopasonic » Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:04 pm

3/1 @1pm CST
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Post by Isgrimnur » Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:08 pm

Slightly better.
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Post by coopasonic » Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:11 pm

I'll be heading back to the office after a team lunch. I hope I can register on my phone... maybe I need to leave lunch early. I expect a stupid fast sellout this year.
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Post by Isgrimnur » Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:22 pm

Shoot me your CC details and I'll get you registered.
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Post by Isgrimnur » Wed Mar 01, 2017 3:24 pm

I'm in.
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Post by coopasonic » Wed Mar 01, 2017 3:36 pm

Isgrimnur wrote:I'm in.
Same. Still 132 tickets available as of a minute ago. Maybe the limit on tickets per transaction (4) helped.

I was at a team lunch and managed to pull it off on my phone... once one of the team members reminded me at 1:01. :P
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Post by Isgrimnur » Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:01 pm

It didn't beat a one-hour sellout.
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Post by Isgrimnur » Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:09 pm

Actually, it did, because the post didn't go up until 1306, done by 1405.
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Post by coopasonic » Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:14 pm

Much slower than I expected, but glad we got that out of the way. See you in 8.5 months.
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Post by coopasonic » Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:34 pm

The time approaches. I just made my listing on the Virtual Flea Market. I am only listing 9 games this year and only one of them is a Kickstarter fail!

First Martians was spoken for 6 minutes after listing it.
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Post by Isgrimnur » Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:37 pm

PTO has been approved for a while for my regular Thursday and Friday appearances.
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Post by Isgrimnur » Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:38 pm

So close, and yet so far...
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Post by coopasonic » Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:48 pm

You could always call in sick Wednesday... :ninja:

You'll be happy to hear that I only sold 7 games in the VFM this year and only 5 different buyers.

I don't really have any goals for this year other than to clarify if there is a new expansion to Tash-Kalar out and to acquire it if true. I'd also like to play some Star Trek: Frontiers (Mage Knight board game reskin) with someone that knows what they are doing. A round of Whitechapel with my spiffy new minis (and the expansion if you insist). Other than that I am *really* going to try to join randoms and play new games... beyond what SpaceLord makes my play.

My sciatica has become a real bitch lately so I am not sure how that is going to figure in to things. Sometimes sitting down HURTS.
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Post by SpaceLord » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:45 am

I'll see you guys there. I arrive tomorrow night.

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