Bay Area Games Day is an ongoing series of daylong open gaming sessions held in the San Francisco Bay Area.
We play all sorts of strategy games: German-style boardgames such as Catan, Antiquity, and Puerto Rico, Avalon Hill-style multiplayer games such as Civilization and History of the World, wargames, and a variety of collectible and non-collectible cardgames. There generally are a number of established game designers in attendance playtesting prototypes. I'm hopeful that some of the new Essen releases will have started trickling in. Race for the Galaxy is a certainty, as is 1960: The Making of the President.
A full list of the games played at the last few Games Days are available as a geeklist here:
The next Games Day will be at the Los Altos Public Library this Saturday, December 1, 2007, from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m.
Gaming will be in the library's Community Room, which is just off the lobby in the southeast corner of the building. Entry is free, but a small ($1) donation to the library will be appreciated. The library is in the Civic Center complex at 13 S. San Antonio Road (east side of the road), just south of the intersection of San Antonio and Edith. The library is located within walking distance of downtown Los Altos and within a short drive of El Camino.
There is a Web page for Games Day at
Hope to see you all there. Mark your calendars for the following Games Day on January 19.