I’d like to make an extra thank you to everyone who supported us this year for Extra Life 2017. This was our biggest and best year ever. Attendance was strong throughout the day and even overnight this year. We had more games than ever, and best of all we set an all time record by raising over $2200 to help sick kids!
There are several people who deserve a special mention this year for all of their help and hard work this year.
First of all, Kerry Jordan did a fantastic job of running down prize support. We had over $1500 worth of prizes donated by various game companies this year thanks to Kerry’s hard work! Kerry also took the lead on the numerous scheduled games we had this year, and did a wonderful job helping us organize it. The following companies and groups donated games and prizes this year:
- Rocket City Table Gamers | https://www.facebook.com/groups/rocketcitytablegamers/
- Cheapass Games | http://www.cheapass.com/
- Elderwood Academy | https://www.elderwoodacademy.com/
- Privateer Press | http://privateerpress.com/
- Level 99 Games | https://www.level99games.com/
- Gamescience | http://www.gamescience.com/
- Brotherwise Games | http://brotherwisegames.com/
- AAW Games | http://aawgames.com/
- QuantiTech | https://www.quantitech.com/
- Reaper Miniatures | https://www.reapermini.com/
- RAINN Studios | https://rainnstudios.com/
- Modiphius Entertainment | http://www.modiphius.com/
- Keymaster Games | http://keymastergames.com/
- Genius Games | https://www.geniusgames.org/
- Atlas Games | http://blog.atlas-games.com/
- Asmadi Games | http://asmadigames.com
- Red Raven Games | http://redravengames.squarespace.com/
- Steve Jackson Games | http://www.sjgames.com
- Cards Against Humanity | https://cardsagainsthumanity.com/
- Evil Hat Productions | https://www.evilhat.com/home/
- Wyrd Games | https://www.wyrd-games.net/
- Dog Might Games | http://www.dogmight.com/
- Grand Gamers Guild | https://grandgamersguild.com/
- Studio 6d6 | https://www.6d6studio.com/
- Weird Giraffe Games | http://weirdgiraffegames.com/
- Table Forged | https://www.tableforged.com/
- Asylum Comics | https://www.asylum-comics.com/
- Dark Star Games | https://www.facebook.com/darkstarmtg/
- Haven Comics, Etc. | https://www.facebook.com/Haven-Comics-Etc-111578735548161/
- JC’s House of Cards | https://www.facebook.com/Jcshouseofcards/
- The DeeP Comics & Games | https://www.facebook.com/deepcomics/
- Warhammer (Westbury Square) | https://www.facebook.com/WarhammerWestburySquare/
I’d also like to leave a special shout out to Rebecca Renfroe and her coworkers at QuantiTech. QuantiTech donated lunch, dinner, and – perhaps most importantly – coffee this year. And their generous donation still left us enough to add another $160 into our fundraising total.
Thanks again to Chris Shotts for once more loaning us the 10 foot projector screen, Andrew and Samantha Dubbel for bringing out their VR rigs again, Tim Hite for bringing the arcade cabinet, Sensei Brian for bringing more video games than I can count, Drew for running a fourteen hour Dungeons & Dragons game (that is not a typo!) and, of course to everyone who came out and played with us.
Thank you all again for making our fifth Extra Life event our best ever! If you want to pitch in, there’s still time to make a last minute donation. We hope to see you all next year!