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San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
HaitiCon is a two-day San Francisco board gaming event to help the people of Haiti.
Friday July 25, 7pm - midnight
Saturday July 26, noon - midnight
100% of proceeds go to www.tikayhaiti.org, the free clinic for TB and HIV patients in Haiti. Ti Kay Haiti is a U.S. registered 501(c)3 organization. Money raised goes to helping Haitians build healthcare in Haiti and to patient care. All on-line purchases for Haiticon are tax-deductible donations and you will receive a recipt by email.
Food and Drinks:
"Mariscos Estilo Mazatlan", will be selling delicious and inexpensive Mexican food various times throughout the event. We will have a selection of cold soft-drinks and chips for $1 inside. This is an alcohol-free event.
Street parking can be difficult on the weekends, so allow extra time for parking. There is a public lot on Market and Noe (Market and Noe Center Public Parking). Public transportation is encouraged.
The 24 Divisadero, 37 Corbett, J-Church, and the N-Judah stop within two blocks of the First Christian Church Community Center. For connecting routes, call 311 within San Francisco and 415-701-2311 from outside San Francisco. For BART connections, call 650-992-2278, or visit www.511.org or maps.google.com.
Open board gaming from doors open until 10:30pm each day at 16 stations in 2 rooms. Free board game library with hundreds of games to check out, or bring your own!
Ultimate Werewolf. 3 rooms (includes an outdoor patio) are dedicated for pick-up games of up to 15 players
Board game auction each night from 10:30pm-11:30pm. All winning bids are tax-deductible for amount over retail price.
RAFFLE WINNER EVENTS
The following special events on Saturday are available to raffle winners.
Special Events with game designer Ted Alspach
12pm-1pm, 1pm-2pm “Subdivision”, 4 players (Pre-release)
2pm-3:30pm, 3:30pm-5pm “Castles of Mad King Ludwig”, 4 players (Pre-release)
5pm-6:30pm “Suburbia with Inc. Expansion”, 4 players (Play with Ted)
8:15pm-9:30pm “One Night Ultimate Werewolf Super-Secret Sequel” (24 player, 6 max/table Play Test, NDA required)
9:30pm-10:30pm “Ultimate Werewolf with Kickstarter Bonus Roles”, 15 players
Special Events with game designer Matt Leacock
2pm-3pm, 3pm-4pm “Pandemic: The Cure” 5 players (Pre-release)
4pm-5pm, 5pm-6pm,7pm-8pm “Secret New Game”, 4-6 players (Play Test, NDA required)
8pm-9pm “Pandemic with On The Brink Expansion”, 5 players (Play with Matt)
Special Events with game designer Tom Lehmann
2pm-3pm, 3pm-4pm “Roll for the Galaxy” 5 players (Pre-release)
4pm-5pm, 5pm-6pm “Secret New Co-Op Game”, 4 players (Play Test, NDA required)
HOW RAFFLE WORKS
- Raffle Tickets are $1 on-line (available to buy when you buy general admission tickets) or $2 at the event
- Each winning ticket can sign-up for 2 Special Events on Saturday and waitlist for 1 other event. You can win multiple times!
- All winners receive $500 off www.essentrip.com (not valid with other EssenTrip discounts). Talk to Gordon Wohlers at Haiticon for details about EssenTrip.
- Must be present to win, and if not your ticket will be returned for next drawing
- Drawing #1: Fri 10:30pm-11:30pm (22 tickets drawn throughout our board game auction. Winners sign-up for Sat events taking place between Noon to 5pm.)
- Drawing #2: Sat 1:30pm-2pm (30 tickets drawn. Winners sign-up for Sat events taking place between 5pm to Midnight)
- Drawing #3: Sat 5:30pm-6pm (Drawings until any remaining open spots at Special Events are filled)
RSVP ONLY EVENTS
The following special events on Saturday do not require raffle tickets, but you must claim an RSVP ticket for free when you buy your general admission tickets online. Tickets are limited so claim them before they run out.
When tickets run out, wait list tickets will be made available. No shows will be dropped when event starts and offered to wait list ticket holders in order of time claimed.
Sat 3pm-7pm “Murder at the Tavern” with Jesse Filipko and Alex Danger de Tarr, 15 players
If you take a murder mystery, remove the script and the costumes, and then add secret goals, hidden identities, high-stakes negotiations, alliances and betrayals, you have “Murder at the Tavern”. Players become part of a story taking place in medieval fantasy world where the end is determined by you. There are twists and turns, filled with equal parts adventure and mystery, but each player only knows part of the story… some more than others. This is a unique experience that you can only do once, but you will talk about it for years to come. Don’t reveal any secrets because your friends will want to do it at Haiticon next year.
Sat 7pm-8:15pm “One Night Ultimate Werewolf" Tournament, Hosted by designer Ted Alspach. 24 players, 6 max/table. Details TBA
Sat 7pm-9pm “Race for the Galaxy” Tournament, Hosted by and play with designed Tom Lehmann
Must bring copy of RftG to RSVP, any remaining spots will be available to raffle winners. 16 players, 2 player games, single elimination. Tom will play “RftG + Alien Artifacts expansion” with players as they are eliminated, as well as play a 3 player game with the tournament winner and runner up.