gangsters [Updated April 2009]

GSR   HSW  
   21  22     14
   22  23      
  17   20     23    

Ballroom B    Host B      Terrace, Table #4

Bob Hamel, CT

2008 Champion

2nd: Nick Henning, CT

3rd: Nick Smith, UK

4th: Joh Elliott, MD

5th: Tom Richardson, VA

6th: John Pack, CO
Event History
1992    Debbie Otto     28
1993    John Kilbride     24
1994    Kevin LeRow       8
1995    John Pack     22
1996    Jason Wagner     16
1997    Jason Wagner     49
1998    Stephanie Mayers     40
1999    Pitt Crandlemire    51
2000    Pitt Crandelmire    63
2001    Mark Love    49
2002    John Pack    72
2003    Pitt Crandlemire    68
2004    Nick Henning    76
2005    Nick Henning    69
2006    Tom Richardson    69
2007    Jeff Hacker    72
2008     Bob Hamel    71

Rolinda Collinson, MD

2009 GM

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The Night Chicago Died ...

Mob blood run in your veins? Or does it just run in the streets of Chicago? Gangsters is your chance to find out, to prove your metal, or to catch a slug in the back! Four gangs compete to rule the streets of Chicago in all-out gang warfare. Your racketeers secure the choice joints from which to conduct your affairs. Your vamp seduces the members of rival gangs with
the promises of wealth, power, fame, and success. Meanwhile, thugs and raw muscle make your plans a reality. Feel like puttin' the squeeze on local businesses or just puttin' the enemy six feet under? These are yer boys!

Meanwhile, youse gotta keep da boyz in blue under control with carefully placed bribes and by tippin' 'em off to rival operations! And if dat wuzn't enough, youse gotta get da patrons to buys lots o' yer moonshine!

Game Mechanics
Originally thought of as a simple, beer-and-pretzel game (with a squirt gun, for cryin' out loud), Gangsters has evolved as top contenders have analyzed and published strategy into a serious (and seriously fun) competition.Youse can expect ta see names like "Dusk", "The Head", "Sluggo", and "Sticky Fingers" appear in the Final year after year.

Gangsters is an elegant game of balancing and maximizing odds. "There are no bad die rolls in this game - you just gotta be ready!" How many of the possibilities can you turn into good ones?

Should you pursue a monopoly? Real estate domination? Or should you just pile up the cash? When is the right time to use your muscle, to risk the cops, or sit tight? The decisions aren't trivial nor for the weak-of-heart. But if you're ready, the streets of Chicago await you - with the best combination of pure fun, strategic competition, and squirt guns anywhere! Two demo sessions will teach you what you need to know to begin your life of crime...

Format & Prizes
Each heat is a brand-new competition. Win once during any of the four heats to advance to the single-elimination semi-final. Those who've played zero or one times before are eligible for the Junior Godfather award. The player who takes the most hits in one game wins the Roadkill award. The player who gets seduced the most wins the I think She likes Me! Award. Cement Overshoes and a trip to the bottom of Lake Michigan reward good sportsmanship.

Bonus Prizes: http://www.gameaholics.com/gsr_wbc/gsr_prizes.htm

Complete Format, Tie-Breakers, Strategy Articles, & Statistics: http://www.gameaholics.com/gangsters_tournament.htm

Complete Errata/FAQ: http://www.gameaholics.com/gsr_format/gsr_clarifications.htm

 GM      Rolinda Collinson [1st Year]   NA 
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