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WBC 2018 Orphans/Preliminary Events List
Last updated March 28, 2018.
 

Trial Event voting ended January 31, 2018.

WBC is finalizing its 2018 event listing. The list below represents the WBC 2018 Century events based on its 2017 performance. In addition to these events, WBC 2018 will include 25 Trial events, Vendor/Sponsored events, and Junior events. The 25 Trial events listed below were selected by those members joining the BPA between Dec. 5, 2017 and Jan. 31, 2018.

Century | Trial Events | Continuing Trials | New Trials | Sponsored Trials | Alternate Trials | Juniors | Info

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Century Events

Century: These events compose the combined Century & Legacy Group of featured events that are supported by multiple prize levels, ranging from two to six plaques and a Centurion shirt, based on a formula using the most recent statistics of attendance and player hours. Slots were pre-determined by 2017 performance and Board vote under the Legacy rules (see BPA FAQs) and require only the commitment of a BPA member to GM the event by the March 15 deadline.

Failure of a member GM to submit a suitable event form for the event by the deadline will drop it from eligibility. All events require a BPA member acting as GM to submit a satisfactory Event Form no later than March 15. Prospective GMs should review the GM Guidelines. All requested event times are approximate and subject to change when the final schedule is released.

Events are not held for their prior GM but are awarded based on merit determined by past performance, timeliness of event submission and format. Events without a GM commitment at this time are OPEN to any current member who submits an acceptable event form.

 Event - Code Century/Legacy GM
7 Wonders - 7WS C-1 Shea, Philip
1775 - 775 C-2 Lange, Jeff
1830 - 8XX C-3 McCorry, Tom
Acquire - ACQ C-4 Ackman, Cliff
Adel Verpflichtet - ADV C-5 Bender, Angela
Advanced Civilization - ACV C-6 Barhorst, Nathan
Afrika Korps - AFK L-1 Lockwood, Jonathan
Age of Renaissance - AOR C-7 Monte, Eric
Agricola - AGR- C-8 Murray, Rob
Air Baron - ABN C-9 Jamelli, Max
Alhambra - ALH C-10 Gutermuth, Debbie
Atlantic Storm - ACS C-11 Knight, Ben
Attack Sub - ATS L-2 Caler, Steve
Auction - AUC L-3 Wicks, Bob
Automobile - AUT -   C-12 Gentile, Michael
Axis & Allies - A&A C-13 Yope, Craig
B17 - B17 C-14 Yoshikawa, Mark
BAT - Battle Line C-15 McCulloch, Sean
Battles of the American Revolution Series - BAR C-16 Miklos, Mark
Brass - BRS C-17 Hodgins, Bruce
Breakout Normandy - BKN C-18 Thompson, Nels
Britannia - BRI - C-19 Jordan, Jim
Can't Stop - CNS C-20 Drummond, Andrew
Carcassonne - CAR C-21 Visocnik, Jennifer
Castles of Burgundy - COB C-22 Irving, Richard
Castles of Mad King Ludwig - CMK C-23 Corrado, John
Championship Formula Racing (Speed Circuit) - CFR C-24 Long, Chris
Circus Maximus - CMS C-25 Jacoby, John
Combat Commander - CBC C-26 Collars, Bryan
Commands & Colors Ancients - CCA C-27 O'Neal, Bill
Commands & Colors Napoleonics - CCN C-28 Kirk, John
Concordia - CNC C-29 Reece, Craig
Conquest of Paradise - CQP C-30 McPartland, Kevin
Diplomacy - DIP C-31 Haver, Tom
Dominion - DOM C-32 McGregor, Duncon
Dune - DUN C-33 Johnson, Brad
Egizia - EGZ C-34 Emerick, Andrew
Empire Builder - EPB C-35 Stribula, Bob
Euphrat & Tigris - E&T L-4 Moffitt, Craig
Facts In Five - FI5 L-5 Corrado, John
Football Strategy - FBS L-6 Schoose, Bert
For the People - FTP C-36 Pei, James
Formula De - FDE C-37 Caton, Carolyn
Formula Motor Racing - FMR C-38 LeFevre, Chris
Gettysburg - GBG C-39 Menzel, Ed
Hannibal: Rome vs Carthage - HRC C-40 Tucker, Stuart
Here I Stand - HIS C-41 Rice, Justin
History of the World - HWD C-42 Hansen, Ty
Ingenious - ING C-43 McNay, Ewan
Ivanhoe - IVH C-44 Kilroy, Ashley
King Of Tokyo - KOT C-45 Coussis, John
Kremlin - KRM L-7 Cuccaro, Steve
Las Vegas - LAS C-46 Hurd, Adam
Liar's Dice - LID C-47 Reiff, Nicole
Lords of Waterdeep - LWD C-48 St. Pierre, Robert
Lost Cities - LST C-49 Pettis, Roy
March Madness - MMS L-8 Coleman, Terry
Medici - MED - C-50 Cornett, Jeff
Memoir '44 - M44 C-51 Edelston, Sam
Merchant of Venus - MOV C-52 Irving, Richard
Mister Madison's War - MMW C-53 Stifler, Dave
Napoleonic Wars 5-Player - NW5 C-54 Williams, Gareth
Navegador - NVG C-55 Foasberg, Anni
Orleans - ORL C-56 Drummond, Andrew
Panzerblitz - PZB C-57 Northey, Rick
Paths of Glory - POG C-58 Gregorio, Tom
Pirate's Cove - PRC C-59 Fisher, Jason
Power Grid - PGD C-60 Broh-Kahn, Kevin
Puerto Rico - PRO C-61 Shay, Richard
Ra! - RA! C-62 Scott, Steve
Ra; The Dice Game - RDG C-63 Kilroy, Rob
Rail Baron - RBN C-64 Bromley, Trella
Robo Rally - RRY C-65 Houde, Marc
Russian Railoads - RRR C-66 Farrow, Dan
Saint Petersburg - SPG C-67 Rule, Amy
San Juan - SJN C-68 Shea, Lexi
Scythe - SCY C-69 Samuel, Ken
Sekigahara - SKG C-70 Mishler, Dennis
Settlers of Catan - SET C-71 Shipley, Rich
Slapshot - SLS C-72 McCulloch, Sean
Small World - SMW C-73 Spencer, Jay
Splendor - SPD C-74 McGregor, Duncan
Squad Leader - SQL C-75 Pollard, Peter
Star Wars Miniatures - SWM C-76 Sinigaglio, Frank
Star Wars Queen's Gambit - QGB C-77 Sinigaglio, Buddy
Star Wars Rebellion - SWR C-78 Kizer, Chris
Stone Age - STA C-79 Bacigalupo, Rodney
Superstar Baseball - SSB - L-9 Lee, Roderick
Terra Mystica - TEM C-80 Griffin, Hank
Terraforming Mars - TFM C-81 Crenshaw, Bill
The Russian Campaign - TRC C-82 Dickson, Gary
Through the Ages - AGE C-83 Buehler, Randy
Thurn & Taxis - T&T C-84 Latto, Andy
Ticket To Ride - TTR C-85 Brosius, Claire
Tin Goose - T_G C-86 Herbst, Bill
Titan - TTN C-87 Wolff, Bruno
Titan The Arena - TTA L-10 Crowe, Greg
Transamerica - TAM L-11 Bohnenberger, David
Twilight Struggle - TWS C-88 Young, George
Union Pacific - UNP C-89 Shambeda, Steve
Up Front - UPF C-90 Burnett, Jim
Vegas Showdown - VSD C-91 Freeman, Eric
Victory in the Pacific - VIP C-92 Sharp, John
Virgin Queen - VGQ C-93 Beach, Ed
War At Sea - WAS C-94 Meconi, Vince
War of the Ring - WOR C-95 Wojtaszczyk, Kevin
Washington's War - WWR C-96 Wixson, Keith
Waterloo - WAT C-97 Musella, Marty
Wilderness War - WNW C-98 Wixson, Keith
Wooden Ships & Iron Men - WSM C-99 Hitchings, Tim
World At War - WAW C-100 Sparks, James

To make a GM Commitment, become a current BPA member of Sustaining level or higher and submit a completed Event Form before March 15. Century events will be run within two hours of the requested time slot or the GM will be consulted for an acceptable alternate time.

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Trial Events

The 25 Trial events listed below will be a part of WBC 2018. These events were selected by those members who joined the BPA during the membership drive between December 5, 2017 and January 31, 2018. Any vacancies in these 25 events due to lack of a GM commitment by March 15, 2018 will be filled by the BPA based on other Alternate GM commitments on hand by March 15. Although we will try to honor requested timeslots, all GMs of Trial events must be willing to run their events when scheduled by BPA. Failure to do so may disqualify the event.

WBC 2018 Trial Events

Trial
GM
7 Wonders Duel - 7WD T-1 Githens, Josh
878 Vikings - 8VK T-2 Beall, Scott
Ace of Aces - AOA T-3 Burtless, Bill
Amun Re - AMR T-4 Thatcher, Greg
Battle Cry - BCY T-5 Stanley, Mike
Bitter Woods - BWD T-6 Sinigaglio, Bruno
Catan: Cities & Knights - C&K T-7 Gnech, Chris
Churchill - CHL T-8 Harris, Kirk
El Grande - ELG T-9 Flowers, Rob
Elchfest - ELC T-10 Bell, Alex
Empire of the Sun - EOS T-11 Crane, Christopher
Evolution - EVL T-12 Marino, Nicole
Five Tribes - 5TR T-13 McKibbin, Michael
Great Western Trail - GWT T-14 Saccenti, Scott
Innovation - IOV T-15 Effinger, Robb
Love Letter - L_L T-16 Saccenti, Antony
Monsters Menace America - MMA T-17 Love, Mark
Pro Golf - PGF T-18 Monnin, Bruce
Race For the Galaxy - RFG T-19 Guttag, Eric
Railways of the World - ROW T-20 LeBeouf, Pierre
Roll For the Galaxy - RGD T-21 Trader, Craig
Santa Fe Rails - SFR T-22 Kircher, Rob
Tigers in the Mist - TIM T-23 Freeman, Ray
Tyranno Ex - TYX T-24 DeMarco, Tom
Win, Place, & Show - WPS T-25 Burnett, Jim

Events are not held for their prior GM but are awarded based on merit determined by past performance, timeliness of event submission and format. All events require a BPA member acting as GM to submit a satisfactory event form no later than March 15. Prospective GMs should review the GM Guidelines. All requested event times are approximate and subject to change when the official schedule is released. Although we will try to honor requested timeslots, all GMs of Trial events must be willing to run their events when scheduled by BPA. Failure to do so may disqualify the event.

Vendor/Sponsor Introductory (New) Trials:Each vendor and/or Sponsor may add one new Trial event above and beyond the 25 Trial events voted in by the membership anytime prior to March 15. Such New Trials will automatically fall into Century or Continuing Trial classifications the following year based on their 2018 performance. These events must be for games which are in print by the March 15 deadline and for which BPA has received an Event Form from a willing GM. Publisher must submit a copy of the game at the time of the event submission. Events chosen by the Convention Director from the Alternates List to replace otherwise qualifying events without GM commitments are also listed below.

Events Sponsored by Vendors/Sponsors Trial GM - Requested Starting Times
SPI Battle for Stalingrad S-1 Ong, Meng
Falling Sky - F_S S-2 Tamburo, Joel
Galaxy Trucker S-3 Finberg, David
Mage Wars Arena - MWA S-4 Cannon, Tom
MBT - MBT S-5 Schoenen, Rob
Naval War - NVW S-6 Kramer, James
Republic of Rome S-7 McNally, Frank
Titan Two-Player S-8 Atwater, Rich
ASL Starter Kit - ASK V-1 Cocke, Perry
Broadhorns - BRH V-2 OPEN
Conflict of Heroes - COH V-3 OPEN
Epoch - EPH V-4 OPEN
Exodus: Moses vs Pharoah V-5 Day, Michael
Great Campaigns of the American Civil War - GCA V-6 Cross, David
Kaiser's Pirates - KPR V-7 Beckman, Bill
Labyrinth - LBY V-8 Aslett, Stephen
Leaping Lemmings - LLM V-9 Powers, Bill
Manoeuvre - MAN V-10 Lewis, Andy
Metacheckers - MCK V-11 Bond, Ed
Paydirt - PDT V-12 Pisarz, Ron
Pericles: The Peloponnesian Wars V-13 Herman, Mark
Quartermaster General V-14 OPEN
Spearpoint 1943: Eastern Front V-15 OPEN
Time of Crisis V-16 Ferrell, Wray
Transatlantic V-17 OPEN

Alternate Events are those which fail in the December/January Membership Drive vote or are submitted too late for the annual Trial ballot but are submitted with a completed event form by willing GMs. Alternate events for which a satisfactory event form has been submitted are used as replacements for any qualifying Century or Trial event without a GM commitment by the March 15 deadline. Alternate events are occasionally upgraded by Sponsors.

WBC 2018 Alternate Events

Alternates
GM
Blood Bowl - BBW A-1 Warrender, Kevin
Enemy In Sight - EIS A-2 Evinger, Matt
Gangsters - GSR A-3 Galullo, Doug
Gathering Storm - GST A-4 Harper, Laura
Julius Caesar - JUC A-5 Sosa, Michael
Moto Grand Prix A-6 Welage, John
Origins of World War II - OW2 A-7 Pettis, Roy
SmashUp A-8 Caton, Carolyn
The Voyages of Marco Polo A-9 Wilde, Chris/Vickery, Tom

Juniors Events

Juniors Events: Volunteer GMs are always needed to run free events for children aged 12 & under in the WBC Juniors room. Any game is eligible provided it is suitable for children of that age group and available in sufficient numbers to allow all children present to play. You cannot assume children will bring their own copies of the game. The GM should come prepared to instruct children how to play the game. A BPA Room Monitor is always present to help maintain order but is not always available to assist children in playing the game. Recruitment of assistants to aid you is strongly advised. Volunteer Assistants are very much needed. To volunteer, contact Ken Gutermuth at conventiondirector@boardgamers.org or Crystal Shipley at juniors@boardgamers.org.

Events for Children 12 & under Junior Events GM - Requested Starting Times
 Monday 9am J-1 OPEN
 Settlers of Catan - Mo11 J-2 Laird, Janice
 Las Vegas - Mo14 J-3 Coussis, Leslie
 King of Tokyo - Mo18 J-4 Coussis, John
 Lost Cities - Tu9 J-5 Byrd, Megan
 Sushi Go! - Tu11 J-6 Saccenti, Scott
 Facts in Five Family - TBD J-7 Drummond, Andrew
 Wits and Wagers Family - Tu16 J-8 Freeman, Eric
 Wednesday 9am J-9  OPEN
 Wednesday 11am J-10 OPEN
 Guillotine - We14 J-11 Stakenas, Ray
 Wednesday 6pm J-12 OPEN
 Thursday 9am J-13 OPEN
 Thursday 11 am J-14 OPEN
 Thursday 2pm J-15 OPEN
 Thursday 6pm J-16 OPEN
 Blokus - Fr9 J-17 Broh-Kahn, Daniel
 Splendor - Fr11 J-18 Drummond, Andrew
 Carcassonne - Fr14 J-19 Shipley, Rich
 Transamerica J-20 Shipley, Crystal
 Saturday 9am J-21 OPEN
 Saturday 11am J-22 OPEN
 Saturday 2pm J-23 OPEN
 Slapshot - Sa19 J-24 Yoshikawa, Mark

KEY: FSa = First Saturday, FSu = First Sunday, Mo = Monday, Tu = Tuesday, We = Wednesday, Th = Thursday, Fr = Friday, Sa = Saturday, Su = Sunday; TBD = To Be Determined (GM conferring to maximize facility use); Mu: Mulligan, QF: Quarter Final, SF: Semi-Final, F: Final; +: Continuous Rounds to conclusion or posted SF or F. BBB
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