Looney Labs Brings International TableTop Day to DC
Looney Labs is getting set for International TableTop Day and they’re inviting you to come along as well. If you’re in the Washington DC area (or if you want to travel there) you can stop by at their free event (that’s right, no charge to come and hang out) and play games. Have someone that’s maybe not so into games? The Cherry Blossom Festival will be going on as well. So they can check that out while you go flip some cards and roll some dice.
The event’s happening on April 11th, so mark your calendars.
From the announcement:
On Saturday, April 11, Looney Labs, the College Park-based game company that produces the internationally-renowned card game, Fluxx, is celebrating International TableTop Day at Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital on Capitol Hill. Bring the whole gang to DC and make a day of it: enjoy the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade, visit Eastern Market, and then an afternoon of fun games, demos, door prizes and snacks at this FREE event. There will be something fun for everyone, from elementary school-aged kids to senior citizens, and experienced tabletop gamers to anyone new to the tabletop world!
Looney Labs was founded in 1997 by Kristin and Andrew Looney, a husband and wife team that gave up successful careers as aerospace engineers (they met while working at NASA) to pursue their hobby business full time. They could tell early on the true hit potential this little card game Fluxx had, so they took the jump and quit their day jobs so they could dedicate all their energy to making and promoting Andy’s designs. Now, almost 20 years later, there are over a dozen versions of Fluxx with more on the way, and fun games like Loonacy, Seven Dragons and Just Desserts have been added to the Looney Labs catalog. Looney Labs believes tabletop gaming is the perfect way to bring people together in a fun and engaging way. Fast-paced, portable, with amazing art, Looney Labs games will keep you saying, “Let’s play again!”
International TableTop Day is a project hosted by Geek & Sundry, which presents the best in internet television and online’s foremost geek voices. Founded by the producers of the hit web series, The Guild, Geek & Sundry offers a diverse lineup of shows that create a hub for fans of comedy, gaming, comics, music and literature around the world. Spearheaded by prominent geek celebrities, the network features original content by Felicia Day (The Guild, Dr. Horrible, Eureka) and Wil Wheaton (Star Trek, Big Bang Theory). International TableTop Day was founded in 2012 as a way for the world to celebrate tabletop gaming together. Every spring, fans post thousands of events all over the world to the site and every year, the event has grown. TableTop Day 2014 was celebrated in 80 countries, over all 7 continents, with over 3,000 events in total, and 2015 is gearing up to be even larger.
EVENT: Looney Labs International TableTop Day
WHEN: Saturday, April 11, 2015, 1 pm to 5 pm
WHERE: Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE DC
WHAT: A celebration of tabletop gaming with demos and tournaments. FREE
CONTACT: Debbie Lee, Events Manager at [email protected]