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Games and Miscellaneous Entertainment to hold Game Fest for video games, board games, RPGs Sunday
by Lindsey PetrossiStaff Writer
April 20, 2006Calling all gamers! The Games and Miscellaneous Entertainment organization will hold its annual Game Fest from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 23. The event will be held in the UC and is free to anyone who wishes to attend. The Game Fest will be held in the UC Pine Log Room, the Tejas Room and the Stone Fort Room. Each of the rooms is specified for a certain type of game.One room will be set aside for televisions and video games. From original Nintendos to current consoles, such as the X-Box, students will be able to play both old and new games. Another room will be Role Playing Games, also known, as RPGs like an example of a RPG would be Dungeons and Dragons. The final room will be set aside for board games, such as Risk and Twister.Amy Reeves, vice president of the organization and Houston sophomore, said this event is a great way for students to expand their connections by meeting new people.“Basically this organization is just a bunch of people willing to make new friends all the time,” she said. “We just want to have fun and meet people.”Reeves says she encourages the student body to come and participate in the plethora of games provided by the organization. “We have everything,” she said. “And anyone can play whatever is available.”The Games and Miscellaneous Entertainment organization holds its meetings at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Caddo Room on the second floor of the UC.For more information on the Games and Miscellaneous Entertainment organization or the Game Fest visit the Web site www.sfagame.org

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