Kublacon 2020

kublaconUpdate (3-24-2020): Kublacon has been cancelled.

James Gray, the creator of the Crazier Eights games, will be at Kublacon in 2020. This is a game convention that features many events for board games and RPGs from May 21 – 25 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport (1333 Old Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010).

There is no plan to cancel or delay the event at this point. Continue reading

Olympus Preview at Iron Blade Games

olympus cards 40Those in the Bay Area will have a chance to try out Crazier Eights: Olympus with the game’s maker, James Gray, at Iron Blade Games. (14934 Camden Ave, San Jose, CA 95124.) It will take place on March 14th at 3:00 PM. Promo cards will also be given out to those who try the game out.

This is a preview event. Crazier Eights: Olympus is currently on Kickstarter. It is scheduled to be officially released July 10, 2020.

  • Saturday, March 14, 2020 @ 3:00 PM.

Dundracon 44

31518169_10156340635123832_7882526050687647744_nJames Gray, the designer of Crazier Eights, will be at Dundracon, a board game convention on Friday, February 13th, and Saturday, February 14th. This will be at the San Ramon Mariott hotel, near the the bay area of California. This will be your chance to play the Crazier Eights games with the maker of the games.

He will run two events on Friday:

  • Friday, 12PM — Crazier Eights: Camelot. (Salon 1 Table 1)
  • Friday, 4PM — Crazier Eights: 1001 Nights. ( Salon 1 Table 1)

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Protospiel San Jose 2019

elysium cards12Protospiel San Jose is a Bay Area play testing event with over eighty game designers. It’s your chance to help game designers improve their games, and have fun playing games. And it’s free for play testers.

The event will  be on Friday October 11 – 13, and it will be at the Mountain View Game Kastle (550 Showers Drive Mountain View, CA 94040). More information can be found here.

James Gray, the designer of Crazier Eights, will be there to test new versions of the game. Continue reading

Victory Point Cafe Designer Event

victory point cafeThe Victory Point Cafe in Berkeley, CA, is having it’s fourth year anniversary. To celebrate this Sunday, we will have a free game designer event on this Sunday, September 22. This will be your chance to play games with the people who designed them, and playtesting some new games will likely also be involved. James Gray, the designer of the Crazier Eights series, will be there between 12 PM and 2 PM to play his games as well.

Location: 1797-A Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709 Continue reading