Premier Northwest tabletop convention moving to Seattle
Announcing the 2017 Evergreen Tabletop Expo Premier Northwest tabletop convention moving to Seattle in its third year
Olympia, WA—February 20, 2017. One of the premier Northwest tabletop gaming events, the Evergreen Tabletop Expo (ETX), has been confirmed for a third year! Moving from its previous home in Tacoma, WA to downtown Seattle, ETX will be held June 3-4 and offers new experience and opportunities for players across the region.
The Expo’s new location at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall—directly under the Space Needle—offers attendees greater access to the incredible Seattle-based community of game designers, players, and local game stores. Guests include James Ernest (Tak, Kill Doctor Lucky), Paul Peterson (Smash Up, Guillotine), Mike Elliot (Shadowrun: Crossfire,Quarriors!), and many more, with future guests to be announced at a later date. In addition to a publisher expo hall featuring publishers such as sponsor Asmodee North America, Fantasy Flight, Daily Magic Games, and more. Local game store Uncle’s Games will offer a pop-up game store.
ETX 2017 will also play host to numerous events such asTak and Settlers of Catan tournaments, and are especially proud to present the Fantasy Flight Games Organized Play National Championships for Android: Netrunner and A Game of Thrones: The Card Game. Both games are recognized as some of the best games in their class. ETX will also hold events for many of Fantasy Flight’s other games, including the X-Wing Miniatures Game, Star Wars: Destiny, and a “first try” tournament for the Runewars: Miniatures Game.
PlaytestNW will partner with ETX to host the second annual Northwest Luci Award. The Luci Award showcases innovative, independent tabletop design. Submissions are open to any designer with an unpublished game, and eight finalists will be given space to exhibit at ETX and the opportunity to present their game to a panel of professional designers and publishers in a “public arena” event.
In addition to the weekend events, ETX will hold a free Seattle Game Night on Friday, June 2nd, open to those with or without a badge. Game Night players will enjoy access to a huge demo library and be able to mingle with their favorite designers and publishers.