I'm going to make a suggestion and say that people bringing one game should get free admission. Some people have an easier time bringing games than others, for people like me it's a ton of effort for $25 off. That, plus if you make it free to sell the first game or two, I think you'd have a lot more of those people who can only possibly bring a game or two participate.
Just my take on it.
I can only bring one game, my basement is hard to load out of and I have an SUV that only fits one. A few years ago I brought a game and made it for sale. Making the game for sale negated the discount I got for bringing the game because of the price to sell, I still had to pay what was equivalent to the full price of admission. I took a day off work to setup, the game didn't sell, and needed various repairs done afterword to keep it up to my expectations for when I sell something.
It's hard to take a day off, lug it out of the basement, to pay what is equivalent to full price and then not have the game sell.
Not trying to put the show or anyone down, I just wanted to share what had previously been my experience to hopefully have things improved in the future.
He might not be wrong per say. There were multiple ways to make a game for sale. If your game was on the floor, it was $25 to put a for sale sign on it. If you had multiple games and you wanted a booth, those started at $100, I believe you could fit 4 games but you got your own little booth/area. This is all from my really bad memory though
Quoted from InfiniteLives:
someone unaffiliated with the event told me its a $100 to list a game for sale
One of the biggest improvements this should could make is the for sale side of things. The prospect of coming home with a game is a huge plus for people and I think would help with attendance.
Lots of really positive changes to the show, I think I'll bring a game this year...
In years past, there has been a Google spreadsheet that had pinball sales on it. Maybe we need that for games and parts / accessories?
Quick question. If you bring one game it says you get one entry to all the special events. It looks like all the events come with a buddy pass which is a great idea, most of us show up with someone. You can bring someone along to events if you bring one game, correct?
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