WHAT IS WINTER RETREAT?
In a nutshell, Winter Retreat is a 3 day gaming holiday held at a Queensland Recreation Facility. For the past 20 years, LXG (and LXG in previous incarnations) has run an annual getaway weekend (open to club members and non-club members) for the purpose of playing tabletop games. This is purely a fun, social weekend with no organised events or competitive tournaments.
Turnout is usually around 80-90 people. Everyone is welcome – the kids have a great time!
WHAT USUALLY HAPPENS?
The camp is available to use from 1pm on Friday. Many people take the day off from work and arrive sometime that afternoon. Others travel up after work and get there around 8pm. There is the opportunity to car pool if you haven’t got transport. You stay at the facility until 2pm on the Sunday and then head on back home.
In between is a whole lot of gaming, especially those longer games you don’t often get time for (e.g. Twilight Imperium). There are also some popular ‘parlour’ games for large groups (e.g. Ultimate Werewolf). As well as gaming there is usually a pilgrimage to the local tourist traps to buy wine and local produce.
All meals are included in the price:
– dinner on Friday
– breakfast/morning tea/lunch/afternoon tea/dinner on Saturday
– breakfast/morning tea/lunch on Sunday/
There is also bottomless tea/coffee/juice/pre-mixed cordial. If you have special dietary requirements they can be catered for.
2018 Winter Retreat will be at the QCCC Mt Tambourine site on the Gold Coast, Queensland.
Winter Retreat will be held 27-29 July (this is a Friday, Saturday, Sunday).
$170 adults, primary school children $130, under 5s are free
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! Pay your $50/pp deposit by our club meeting December 10, and the total cost is just $155 for adults, $125 for children aged 5 and over! GET IN QUICK!
We will be using the camp’s WEC venue. The venue has a number of cabins with space for 92 people. There are shower and toilet facilities contained within each cabin. You need to bring pillows, warm blankets, towels and toiletries.
To secure your place(s) please pay a $50 per person deposit to our events co-ordinator at a club meeting, or alternatively direct deposit into our account (details below) with your family name as a reference and drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know (so we can allocate things properly). As this event costs the club upfront, could all attending please ensure they finalise their attendance and payments prior to the weekend – on or before the June club meeting is best.
The League Of Extraordinary Gamers
Acc #: 1025 6175
HOW TO BOOK (OR FIND OUT MORE)
If you are not an LXG member just drop us an email to email@example.com or hit us up on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LXGBrisbane/
It’s here. The semi-annual tournament that forges the hardened LXG gamers from the brittle casual-gaming iron.
Not only will it be a regular club meeting, but you will get the chance to compete in a range of short gaming tournaments, complete not only with prizes, but bragging rights as well.
COST (For the meeting)
Non-Members: $7 (though your first meeting is free)
COST (Tournament Entry Fees)
Standard games: $2/game or $5/weekend
Other entry fees TBA.
TOURNAMENT GAMES TO BE PLAYED: