We are pleased to announce that the second Spring Summit will take place, March 9th-11th! Once again the event is mostly focused on open tabletop gaming. We will be bringing back some of the events from last year's Spring Summit as well as introducing some new ones!

 

FRIDAY March 9th Events: 

 

EVENT: Fancy Friday

TIME: 7 pm

LOCATION: all of g2s

DESCRIPTION: 

Fancy Friday, inspired by the lovely Kathleen Mercury and the Geekway (an amazing board gaming convention in St. Charles, Missouri) crew, is exactly what it sounds like. It is an excuse to get as fancy as you want to be and play some games with friends. You can wear your Sunday best, a kilt, or go full junior prom if you choose to. It is all about wearing what makes you feel good and having some fun. You can play some Rococo while wearing a gown, for the ultimate thematic gaming experience. There is no end time for the event, stay fancy for as long as you'd like to. Fancy Friday even pairs well with our trivia event.

 

EVENT: New Hampshire state tournament for Diamonds

TIME: 8 pm 

Location: Main Ballroom

Description:

This Stronghold published game by Mike Fitzgerald is a trick-taking card game in which players collect Diamonds - not cards bearing that suit, mind you, but rather actual "Diamond Crystals". What makes the game of Diamonds different from other trick-taking card games is that when you cannot follow suit you get a "Suit Action" based on what suit you do play. Suit Actions are also taken by the winner of each trick, as well as at the end of a full Round of play. Whoever has the most points in Diamond Crystals at the end of the game wins! The winner of this tournament will get a trophy, a copy of the game, plus a seat at the final round of the Northeast Regional Championship at DEXCON 21 (as well as a free badge to DEXCON 21)! Sponsored by Double Exposure and Stronghold.

 

EVENT: geeky trivia

Time: 9 pm

location: event room

description:

Geeky trivia, hosted by The Castle, will begin at 9 pm in the event room near the bistro and bar. If you like all things gamey, geeky, and fun grab a team and join us for some trivia goodness, hosted by some fabulous people. Come prepared for trivia, laughter and fun.

You can find out more about The Castle at http://thecastlebeverly.com/ or follow them on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheCastleBev 

 

 

Saturday march 10th events:

 

event: new hampshire state tournament for nevermore

time: 9 am - 12 pm 

location: main ballroom

description:

This game published by Smirk & Dagger is a casual-style, card-drafting game in which you quickly build your hand each round, collecting cards you want and poisoning your opponent's hand by passing along cards you think they can't use. Whoever holds the most of a given suit, gains the power of that suit to attack, heal, acquire Light or Shadow magics and score victory points. Will you transform all your rivals into ravens - or can they regain their human form in time to score enough victory to win? The winner of this tournament will get a trophy, a copy of the game, plus a seat at the final round of the Northeast Regional Championship at DEXCON 21 (as well as a free badge to DEXCON 21)! Sponsored by Double Exposure and Smirk & Dagger.

 

event: Portsmouth escape room

time: 10 am - 7 pm

location: tbd

description:

This pop-up event is a 15 minute puzzle for up to 5 people at a time. 

You and your team are stranded on the Appalachian Trail where you stumble upon an abandoned campsite. You ask for help and are told that you will need to hike to the nearest summit in order to be rescued. But in order to survive the hike, you will need some supplies. Can you and your team find the items and make it to safety in time?

The cost $5 per person. 
You will also get the opportunity to spin the fortune wheel for a chance to win discounts and prizes.

 

event: new hampshire state tournament for neuroshima hex

time: 12 pm - 3 pm

location: main ballroom

description:

A strategy game set in the post-apocalyptic world of Neuroshima, a Polish role-playing game. Each player leads one of four armies: Borgo, Hegemonia (Hegemony), Moloch, and Posterunek (Outpost). Each army deck consists of 34 tiles: soldiers, support tiles, and special actions. You win when all enemy headquarters are destroyed or when your headquarters is the least damaged at the end of the game. The winner of this tournament will get a trophy, a copy of the game, plus a seat at the final round of the Northeast Regional Championship at DEXCON 21 (as well as a free badge to DEXCON 21)! Sponsored by Double Exposure and Portal Games.

 

event: Minis paint & take

time: 1 pm - 3 pm

location: event room

description:

You can drop by the event room and learn how to paint a mini from our wonderful instructors Pranav & Eddie. This is a family friendly event. Minis and paints are provided free of charge. You can paint your mini then take it home with you.Sponsored by Mantic and The Walking Dead All Out War miniatures game.

 

event: new hampshire state tournament for ice cool

time: 3 pm - 6 pm

location: main ballroom

description: 

A flicking game in which each round one of the players takes the role of the Hall Monitor  - his aim will be to catch each other penguin and get points for that. The others will try to run through several doors, thus gaining fish (that give them points) on their way. When either the Hall Monitor has caught each other penguin once or any of the others has gone through all 3 doors that have fish on them, the round is over. After each player is the Hall Monitor once, whoever has the most points on their fish cards wins. The winner of this tournament will get a trophy, a copy of the game, plus a seat at the final round of the Northeast Regional Championship at DEXCON 21 (as well as a free badge to DEXCON 21)! Sponsored by Double Exposure & Brain Games.

 

 

event: live recording of flip florey's super saturday board game serial

time: 4pm - 6 pm

location: event room

description:

Flip Florey's Super Saturday Board Game Serial podcast will be recording its first "LIVE SHOW" at G2S! Special guest! Surpises! Fun! Audience participation! Come enjoy, and be part of a great podcast episode! http://boardgameserial.com/

 

 

event: new hampshire state tournament game of 49

time: 6 pm - 9 pm

location: main ballroom

description:

Starting with $49 apiece, players in The Game of 49 bid to buy spaces on the 49-square (7-by-7) game board. Randomly drawn number cards are auctioned one at a time, with the highest bidder placing a chip on the matching board space. Wild/Payoff cards givep players a choice of where to place their chip and also award cash to all players for their chips on the board: $7 per chip, with a payoff maximum of $49. The first player to claim four spaces in a row, in any direction, wins. The winner of this tournament will get a trophy, a copy of the game, plus a seat at the final round of the Northeast Regional Championship at DEXCON 21 (as well as a free badge to DEXCON 21)! Sponsored by Double Exposure and Breaking Games

 

event: Large Group Codenames

time: 7:30 pm

location: Dex Games

description:

Join the crew from Boards & Brews for large group Codenames! Codenames is a game played in two teams, each team will be trying to get in contact with all of their spies before their opponents can. Each team's spy master will have to give them clever clues one word clues and hope that their teammates can understand them. Sponsored by Boards & Brews !

 

event: IN Vino Morte tournament

time: 8:30

location: small ballroom

description: 

In Vino Morte is a tiny little bluffing/deduction game.
The host will choose, and secretly distribute, wine and poison cards to each player. On your turn you can keep your card and drink it, or swap with another player. If you drink poison, you’re out of the game. The last player alive wins. It's quick, fun and sneaky and works with a large group.

The winner of each tournament will receive a copy of In Vino Morte. We will run 4 tournaments, time permitting. Event hosted by the designer Chris Anderson and sponsored by Button Shy Games.

 

 

event: new hampshire state tournament skull king

time: 9 pm - 12 am

location: main ballroom

description:

Brent Beck's Skull King is a trick-taking game similar to Oh Hell!, Wizard and Spades, with players needing to state how many tricks they think they'll win each round. Pirates and other special cards add to the strategy. The winner of this tournament will get a trophy, a copy of the game, plus a seat at the final round of the Northeast Regional Championship at DEXCON 21 (as well as a free badge to DEXCON 21)! Sponsored by Double Exposure and Grandpa Beck's Games.

 

 

event: moderated two rooms and a boom

time: 9:30 pm

location: in front of the main ballroom

description:

 

Two Rooms and a Boom is a social deduction game for 6-30 players and played in two teams: the Red team, and the Blue team. The Blue team has a President and the Red team has a Bomber. The game is played in two rooms (separate playing areas), and will take place over 5 timed rounds. At the completion of each round some of the players from each team will be swapped into different rooms. At the game’s end if the Red team’s Bomber is in the same room as the President, the Red team wins. If the Bomber and President are in different rooms, the Blue team wins. Sponsored and moderated by Randy from Tabletop Gamers Alliance .