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Having recently gotten into STAW in a big way (26 starships currently in commission in my fleet), I'm curious about OP opportunities. Problem is, I can't detect any stores hosting events in the Pittsburgh, PA area. At least, the websites/Facebook pages of the four stores I'm most familiar with, Legions on Perry highway, Game Masters Realm in Hopewell, Gamemaster on Babcock Blvd, and Phantom of the Attic downtown, don't reference STAW OP events whatsoever.

Anyone know of any stores running events around here?
 
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Closest place I know of is Mansfield, but that's 3+ hours away. Check on the Wizkids Event System maybe you can find something closer. Unfortunately, not every store lists their events there though.
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Yeah, there was a star wars attack wing event at Steel City Con. I thought there might be one at Legions in perry highway, but nope.
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Sounds like an opportunity for you to start a tournament and get a playing group going!
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I know that northeast Ohio isn't near, but if you're up for it, we're running an event Sunday in Mentor, OH. We're in Wizkids, but it's likely not worth it for the drive for you.
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the_triangle_man wrote:
Sounds like an opportunity for you to start a tournament and get a playing group going!

Ah, if this were perhaps 10 years ago I might go in this direction. However at this point in my life it's all I can do to find time to play games with my buddies. I don't have the time or desire to be an event organizer. I can get plenty of enjoyment out of casual play so it's no big deal to me personally. I am however somewhat surprised that a major metropolitan area like Pittsburgh with at least four or five strong FLGS doesn't have at least one store doing STAW Organized Play events!
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The issue is that for each month, a store had to buy the previous month's OP kit. To buy the first one, the store had to place an order meeting certain requirements. We're on month 5 of 6 now for the Dominion War series of events. In April, it'll be a one-off event. Check with your local stores, see if they'll order one of those. I am not aware of any requirements to order them.
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desertfox2004 wrote:
the_triangle_man wrote:
Sounds like an opportunity for you to start a tournament and get a playing group going!

Ah, if this were perhaps 10 years ago I might go in this direction. However at this point in my life it's all I can do to find time to play games with my buddies. I don't have the time or desire to be an event organizer. I can get plenty of enjoyment out of casual play so it's no big deal to me personally. I am however somewhat surprised that a major metropolitan area like Pittsburgh with at least four or five strong FLGS doesn't have at least one store doing STAW Organized Play events!
I hear you. I just turned 41 and have a two year old son, so I don't get to game as much either. Stupid responsibilities!
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When I played warhammer there were some good guys from Mansfield who we played with some, not sure if these are the same guys or not. Im sure we could talk with someone about running an event around here. But if its too late to get into OP stuff for some reason then it just stinks. Perhaps the next season of events.
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