We had 18 wizards join us for the September monthly at the Royal Oak on Kent Street including two new players.Continue reading “September 2023 Monthly – Event”
Ten players gathered to play at the Royal Oak for this month’s event. We welcomed a new player, Fred, who first started playing in Revised.Continue reading “August 2023 Monthly – Event”
We were 14 mages strong at this month’s event. Our players braved the Bluesfest traffic and fought over the last parking spots in downtown Ottawa.Continue reading “July 2023 Monthly – Event”
I was worried the pace would slow down for monthlies during the summer. I should have known that wouldn’t be the case with our lovely Ottawa folks. We had 12 players join us on this warm evening.Continue reading “June 2023 Monthly – Event”
After watching LOBSTERCON 2022 from the sidelines as both a Premodern and Old School player, I could not pass over the opportunity to participate in potentially one of the largest tournaments for each of my two favourite formats. I was ready to cash in all the family credit I’d accumulated over the pandemic.
My first international event was Eternal Weekend 2018, which I’d attended without knowing anyone — I’m an extravert, I managed. This event would be different. I have gotten to know so many players over the course of the pandemic through webcam tournaments and Discord discussions that I was prepared to go solo because I knew I’d be surrounded by friends. (Bonus: Four lovely Ottawa locals also attended!)
Knowing how fast the European Premodern Championship filled up, I took a 5-minute pause during a work-related call (their fault, the call went into the lunch hour) to refresh the webform on registration day. It is with pride that I say I was the fastest person to complete the registration form: a testament to my enthusiasm.Continue reading “LOBSTERCON 2023 – Player Report”
We set a new record since the pandemic with seventeen players making it out for May’s monthly event. We welcomed back seasoned veterans and a new player who’d dug up his old cards from his parents’ basement.Continue reading “May 2023 Monthly – Event”
Terribly sorry for the late event summary. I’m a terrible procrastinator. Twelve people rocked out for the February monthly at our usual location, the Royal Oak.Continue reading “February 2023 Monthly – Event”
Fourteen players joined us for March’s monthly at the Royal Oak on Kent Street before the night’s big snowfall.Continue reading “March 2023 Monthly – Event”
We had participants join us from Montreal, Toronto, and Ottawa Valley, and had the chance to meet several Ottawans who’d never played Old School before.
The event sent $2,553.46 for the Ottawa Food Bank. With their purchasing power, this means feeding almost 15 families of 4 for a month.Continue reading “ChaosCon Event Report”