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  • 06 Aug 2015 2:46 PM | Scot McConnachie (Administrator)

    Metro Seattle Gamers will be closed from August 5th to 6 pm August 10th for the Dragonflight Annual Convention, which will be held Friday, August 7 through Sunday, August 9th at the Bellevue Hilton Hotel, Bellevue, Washington.

    The long running Dragonflight Annual Convention features hundreds of boardgame, roleplaying game and wargaming sessions. For further information please consult www.dragonflight.org

    We hope to see you at the convention! 

  • 13 Sep 2014 5:45 PM | Scot McConnachie (Administrator)

    Once a year, the club membership holds their annual meeting to elect officers for the upcoming year and to discuss various matters before the membership.

    This year's annual meeting is scheduled for 10:30 am, Saturday, September 27th.

    All active members of Metro Seattle Gamers are encouraged to participate in this meeting. While others may attend this meeting, the club membership reserves the right to exclude non-club members from this meeting. During this meeting the club will be closed to other activities.

    As a reminder this meeting is for the members of MSG, not the members of Dragonflight. Dragonflight's membership meeting is generally held on the first day of the Dragonflihgt annual convention. Metro Seattle Gamers operates autonomously under the supervision of Dragonflight. All decisions by the MSG membership and officers are subject to the final discretion of Dragonfllight.

  • 22 May 2014 11:13 AM | Scot McConnachie (Administrator)

    Dear viewer, supporter, and member of Metro Seattle Gamers,

    Effective today, Dragonflight’s game club, Metro Seattle Gamers, has a new website:

     

    www.metroseattlegamers.org


    This website will serve as the primary, but not the only, contact point for information about the club. In addition to providing a communications system for current and prospective club members, our new system will also provide the a club membership registration system, allowing club members to check upon the status of their club membership. In the future, after consulting with the club membership, we will probably use more of our new capabilities. In the meantime anyone who is interested in keeping track of developments may subscribe to our occasional news notices from this site by selecting the following hyperlink:

     

    http://www.metroseattlegamers.org/subscribe

     

    The Yahoo! Group, Dragonflight-MSG, will continue to operate as before and it will serve as the public email discussion group for the club; for the time being we will also maintain a duplicate event calendar in this group. Metro Seattle Gamers has plans to maintain its presence on other services in the near future; we will announce them when they are set up. NOTE: This new system covers Metro Seattle Gamers only, not the Dragonflight Annual Convention nor the Dragonflight parent organization; links for these other functions can be found on the new MSG website or at the next hyperlink below.

     

    The Dragonflight Annual Convention is also coming up, August 8-10th at the Bellevue Hilton. The longest running games convention in the Pacific Northwest, Dragonflight XXXV promises to be a fun, personable convention offering a great variety of events in board games, wargames, and role-playing games. We invite all friends and supporters of Metro Seattle Gamers to actively participate in the Dragonflight convention as event sponsors, staff, or as players. For more information about the convention or the Dragonflight parent organization please consult

     

    www.dragonflight.org


    Please also note that there has been a rationalization of names and URLs by Abecorn and Dragonflight. Effective May 4, 2014 all Abecorn sites and services are operating under names and URLs registered to Abecorn and all rights and uses of the terms Metro Seattle Gamers, metroseattlegamers, and the URL www.metroseattlegamers.com have reverted to Dragonflight. The URL www.metroseattlegamers.com no longer links to Abecorn’s website. As of this time, neither Dragonflight nor Metro Seattle Gamers have any content on Abecorn’s website and vice versa. Dragonflight thanks Ben Stephenson and his partners for their previous efforts and wishes them good luck with their venture. You may follow Abecorn’s efforts at

     

    www.abecorn.com

     

    To recap, information about Dragonflight, a non-profit organization supporting the gaming hobby in the Pacific Northwest, its Annual Convention and Metro Seattle Gamers may be found at the following URLs: 

     

    www.dragonflight.org

     

    www.metroseattlegamers.org

     

    Thank you for your attention and support.

     

    Scot McConnachie
    General Manager for Metro Seattle Gamers

  • 23 Apr 2014 5:16 PM | Scot McConnachie (Administrator)

    This new website will become our primary communications point to the public. This site provides a number of advantages for our members.

    1) A functional website for the club that doesn't have to be managed by a web programmer.

    2) It allows our members to set up their own user profiles on this website.

    3) A central public event schedule that is not hidden by Yahoo! Groups current policy.

    4) Members can make payment and adjust their membership status from this website.

    5) As we get used to using the new event system we can layer in daily visitor registrations there as well.

    There are more options with this system that will be brought up to our membership in the near future, but for now we are attempting to duplicate club procedures rather than build new ones.

    Stay tuned!

  • 23 Apr 2014 12:22 PM | Scot McConnachie (Administrator)

     

    This is somewhat older news that happened last fall but it bears repeating. Our club members, and some of their families, pitched in to repaint and reorganize the club's physical space.

    The space in the main gaming area has been reorganized with all game storage now taking place against one wall. The whiteboards have been moved to more useful locations and a new suspended lighting system has been put into the rear gaming room. That room now provides a more pleasant and private gaming experience.

    This contribution was a spontaneous contribution: many of our members contributed in their time to make this happen. It was a wonderful morale boost to boot. We thank all of the members who pitched in to improve our club. We also extend a special thanks to Erin Marshall, who inspired and contributed much labor to this effort. Erin also painted the sign shown above.

    Below is a shot of the rear gaming room.

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