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CSW Expo 2015 featuring MonsterGame.CON XV will be held June 20-27, 2015 at the Tempe Mission Palms in beautiful Tempe, Arizona. What makes CSW Expo so special? Read the Overview to learn more!

Our special guest of honor is game designer, Mark Herman.




Finalizing Game Selections

We've just updated our Game Sign-ups page and added color coding to help participants finalize their gaming selections. For monster game selections, any game with a green background has sufficient sign-ups to have earned a reserved spot in the Ballroom. For open-gaming titles, a blue background is listed for any game having at least two sign-ups, to help folks start pre-event coordination on the pick-up games they are looking to play (Tip: you can contact nearly any participant by finding their email address on our Attendees Page). We will be sending out an email notification shortly as a gentle reminder for folks to start finalizing their game selections. If your monster game has not yet made the cut, don't panic yet as folks will be encouraged to try and pick a game that is still needing sign-ups in order to be played (or one can simply join a monster game that has already earned a reserved spot).

Also, for those just worried about playing any game period, keep in mind we have drop-in tournament play formats for both Down in Flames as well as The Hunters. We also have numerous publishers and designers on hand who are looking to find participants when the festivities commence as well -- so we have you well covered. We will also make PA announcements and provide a white board to help drive game play as well.


Special Events Announced

We are pleased to announce we have published our listing of Special Events scheduled throughout CSW Expo 2012. We have a great mix of playtest sessions, tournaments, and seminars for you to enjoy and we will be looking forward to updating this list with even more activities as we get closer to the Expo start date.


Custom Expo Hats

Ric Van Dyke will be placing a special order this week for anyone that would like a commemorative Expo hat. The cost will be $30 and Ric will order them in size LARGE which should work fine for everyone. To place your order, please contact Ric directly Orders must be received by Saturday, April 14.



Nearly 150 Attendees Already!

We are ahead of schedule based on our current Attendee count from previous years. With nearly three months still to go, we should easily eclipse the 200+ Attendee mark and our past attendance figures. We now have 28 first-time attendees registered as well, which we are very excited about!

This weekend we will be adding Special Events so you can learn more about the initial seminars and tournaments that we have planned. In other news, we found out another gaming venue (sci-fi/fantasy) is taking place at the hotel the weekend prior to our event, so we will most likely not be able to set-up until Monday morning per our official schedule. We were hoping to grab an early start this year, but it looks like another gaming group has the hotel.


Lucky "21"

We are on track to break records at CSW Expo 2012. Our registrations are nearly 120 already, and the best news of all is we already have 21 (!!!) first-time attendees joining us. We are excited to welcome so many newcomers to our 12th Anniversary Event, and we hope to welcome many more!


Flying Start: More than 100 Registered!

"There must be something in the water." We're off to our fastest start in sign-up activity ever, far outpacing sign-ups from last year. We've just updated our Game Sign-ups and Attendee Page. One of the key indicators — in the first month of registration, we have 17 first-time attendees already registered to attend, which is nearly 20% of all who have registered thus far! This is very exciting news and we can expect an incredible turnout this year as we come together to celebrate the hobby.


Special Guest: Marco Arnaudo

We are pleased to announce that Marco Arnaudo will be one of our Special Guests at CSW Expo 2012.

As many of you may already be aware, Marco has set the hobby on fire with his outstanding and always-entertaining game review videos. Marco has made an important contribution to help support and evangelize our hobby, so we look forward to celebrating him and his many outstanding contributions amongst our gaming community at the Expo.

Marco Arnaudo was born in Italy in 1976. He graduated (BA) from the University of Pisa in 2000, and earned his PhD from both the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (2004) and Harvard University (2006). He is currently Associate Professor of Italian and Director of Graduate Studies in Italian at the Dept. of French and Italian of Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.


Early Bird Registration Ends Soon!

[offer expired] Just a final reminder that our early-bird registration special offer ends after January 31. Register for the Full Expo pass and submit payment by January 31, and you will receive your Expo t-shirt for FREE (value of $15).


Games Sign-ups Now Posted!

Game Sign-ups are now posted. Please note we are clarifying just a few of the entries with select attendees to ensure we have properly captured their gaming selections. We will be updating this list several times each week to keep pace with new registrations.


Attendees Page now posted!

We've just posted our Attendees page including those who have already registered. We're excited to see that we already have eight(8) newcomers signed up to attend their first expo event! We're off again to a great start and definitely expect to break the 200+ attendee mark again (and we see quite a few names of folks who haven't registered yet that we know will be attending).

Game Sign-ups page is coming next! This is just a quick reminder to everyone that you will want to register and pay for your Full Expo Pass ($100) no later than January 31 to get your FREE expo t-shirt (valued at $15). So please don't forget to sign-up to take advantage of this special offer before it expires!

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