Geekend: Memory, Pt 2

Welp, the weekend is looong. Which means more time for pools, parties, and cookouts. Let’s see if we can find you something to do in between.




What: Unpub Mini Festival

Our fifth Unpub Mini will be held at Labyrinth Game Shop in Washington, DC on Sunday May27, 2012 from 11am to 6pm! This miniature Unpublished Games Festival will contain the fun and excitement of Cartrunk Entertainment’s Annual Unpublished Games Festival just condensed for a smaller serving!
When: 11am-6pm
Where: Labyrinth Game Shop, 645 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington Dc
Metro: Eastern Market, Blue/Orange lines
How Much: Free
Pro tip: Get excited for this particular event since you might be playing the next big game to show up on Wil Wheaton’s Tabletop.


What: Board Games. At a Bar.

After a smashingly successful reunion tour, The bi-monthly Reddit Board Games (RBG) is now officially back for the spring and summer! Highly acclaimed as “the best way to spend a Sunday Afternoon” by Neckbeards Weekly Magazine, RBG is back on a bi-monthly schedule.

When: 2pm
Where: The Mighty Pint, 1831  M St NW, Washington, DC
Metro: Dupont Circle or Farragut North, Red line
How Much: Free
Pro tip: Get there early int eh afternoon ’cause tables fill up fast. Also, I’m pretty sure there are drink specials.


What: Memorial Day Weekend War Games

In town for the Memorial Day weekend?  Please join us for an afternoon of tactical and strategic war games.

I’ll bring “Conflict of Heroes: Storms of Steel” which is part of Uwe Eickert’s popular series.  These are World War II squad level board games that play out in 1-3 hours.  Eickert incorporates design elements from EuroGames and the series is very popular.

Please bring your copies of Risk, Axis and Allies, Tide of Iron and other tactical or Grand Strategy games that you would like to play.
When: 1pm-5pm
Where: Au Bon Pain, 1100 13th St NW, Washington, DC
Metro: McPherson Square, Blue/Orange lines
How Much: Free
Pro tip: Quite appropriate for Memorial Day weekend. Gird your loins and CHARGE!


What: Tumbler Tour

The Tumbler and the Bat-Pod are hitting the road and traveling across North America.Be sure to tweet your pics using the hashtag #TumblerTour or email them to for a chance to be featured in our gallery.
When: 11am-1pm, 6pm-8pm
Where: 201 Waterfront St and Gaylord National Hotel, National Harbor, MD
Metro: None
How Much: Free
Pro tip: It’s your chance to dress like the Dark Knight and attempt to vault across the hood of the ultimate crimefighting machine!


What: Korean BBQ Potluck Picnic

Our fourth annual picnic, and the weather forecast is perfect! Yes, they really have kimchi burgers in Korea! The Korean Taco’s are a USA West Coast creation, and from that inspiration comes the East Coast version. We’ll also have regular burgers, sides, panchan, vegan/vegetarian options, and more!
When: 11am
Where: Jack’s Boathouse, 3500 K St NW, Washington DC
Metro: Foggy Bottom, Orange/Blue lines
How Much: Free
Pro tip: Sounds like a pretty chill time, and what is Memorial Day weekend without a cookout of some sort? Just, celebrate this one with Korean burgers!


What: Gamers Brunch at Piratz Tavern
When: 12pm -4pm
Where: Piratz Tavern, 8402 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD
Metro: Silver Spring, Red line
How Much: Maybe about $14 or so? From what I can remember.
Pro tip: Impromptu sword fights, belly dancing, pirate music, and all you can eat brunch. A wonderful way to keep your weekend swimming along.


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One Response to Geekend: Memory, Pt 2

  1. Brandon Jones says:

    So many choices… brunch or unpub games? Agh!

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