|Customized poker chips - specially made for Adepticon|
The event started with around 7 tables of 10 people per table. Every 20 minutes or so, the rounds rolled over and increased the ante. After about 3 hours of playing, I shocked myself by surviving the eliminations to make it to the Top Table!
|Not a bad stash. The chips closest to me are the higher-value ones.|
|left to right: the guy who took most of my money; Ben Curry of the Bad Dice podcast; Scooter, one of the Maryland contingent, and Warhammer Fantasy tournament organizer for the NOVA Open; some dude|
|left to right: some dude; a volunteer dealer; Oko; some other dude|
I was excited to finish in 6th place! And I was happy to lose my final hand to my own local gaming partner, Oko, who went on to win 1st place. Congrats, Oko!
Everyone who made it to the top table earned some really nice swag, too, so I walked away with yet more miniatures and boardgames, including one gem, Blood Bowl Team Manager. As if I have any more room for more toys. But I'll take it!
And one final picture that didn't fit in with any of the other posts -- my celebrity pic with Ms. Joey Berry of the Warhammer Joey YouTube channel! I love her British accent. You rock, Joey!