Questions tagged [community-event]

Use this tag for announcements or organisation of events within the community - such as movie or gaming nights, contests and competitions, or other things that people can enter.

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Screenshot of the Week Contest #9 - Submissions closed, vote now!

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the ninth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #8: Scenery

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the eighth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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For which games would you like to see regular events and/or tournaments?

Since we already got two successfully executed ideas for community events from this meta post, I'd like to expand onto one idea brought up in the answers by Wrigglenite: Periodic gaming sessions ...
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Screenshot of the Week - Hall of Fame

Since the screenshot-of-the-week contest was based on the 'Photo of the Week' contest of our Photography sister website (see here), a corresponding 'Hall of Fame' has been suggested (here), to ...
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(Ended) Livestreaming question answering!

Since I answer a lot of questions and they seem to be pretty popular (I'm #1 this month and last year), I will be livestreaming my process of answering some tricky gamingSE questions, starting in 1 ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #7

Welcome to the seventh edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the ...
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Movie Night - February 2020

Wow, it's been two years already? I've been thinking about starting up Movie Nights again and here we are. Unlike our previous Movie Nights, I've pre-selected the movie we're going to be watching: ...
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Screenshot of the week contest #6: Wildlife

Welcome to the sixth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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Screenshot of the week contest #5: Glitches and Bugs

Welcome to the fifth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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Screenshot of the week contest #4

Welcome to the fourth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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Screenshot of the week contest #3

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the third edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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Let’s build some Arqade community ads - congratulate our winners!

Competition closed! Winners announced here Something that I brought up on the community check in post was reaching out to Stack Exchange sites that share similar ball-parks to us, and doing some ...
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Screenshot of the Week contest #2

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the second edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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Screenshot of the Week contest #1

Welcome to the first edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! As part of our community building efforts, we’ve decided to ...
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Let's play UFO! Create your character!

Welcome to the first in a (hopefully) ongoing series of...watching me play games? I'm going to be playing a very old series titled UFO. Introduction First, a little bit about the series. It's ...
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What type of community events would you like to see?

When we asked for input in our 2019 Community Check-in, one of the themes present in more than one answer was the desire to build a feeling of belonging to a community and encourage participation in ...
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Bridge Movie Night - December 2017

So it seems that we've missed a few nights here and there. Given the relative delay in announcing this one, I'm unfortunately going to have to skip the step where I poll you all on scheduling and just ...
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Bridge Movie Night - June 2017

Oh my, it's been awhile! Unfortunately, we had some technical difficulties at our last movie night, which put showings on an indefinite hiatus. Luckily, I've found a solution that should require no ...
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Bridge Movie Night - February 2017

Well, 2016 is finally over. It's been a long year and our first regularly scheduled Bridge Movie Night season. Can you believe that it's been two years? Putting aside how old I'm making you all ...
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Movie Night - December 2016

Yuuki is pretty busy adulting lately, so I figured I'd step up and make the December Movie Night post for him. Just pick a Saturday you're available and enjoy a snow covered movie night with friends. ...
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Movie Night - October 2016

The summer blockbuster season may be over, but Movie Night season is year-round! With all the stress of heading back to school, taking your kids back to school, or just work, you should kick back and ...
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Bridge Movie Night - August 2016

So You Want To Attend Movie Night The attendance for Movie Night earlier this month was great, I really enjoyed seeing all of you in the chat room, talking, and having fun watching the movie. You all ...
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It'sa Charity! Mario Charity

Update: Donation matching has ended. See answer for the full breakdown. The world has circled 'round the sun and we are once again at that time of the year. Charity time! And this year, Mario ...
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Bridge Movie Night - June 2016

See ground rules and guidelines here: So You Want to Attend Movie Night It's summertime and that means summer break. For those of you in school, enjoy your time off and try to catch a movie with ...
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So You Want to Attend Movie Night

Given that we're a few Movie Nights in (to the point where I've stopped numbering them), I think it's time we nail some things down. Do not talk to me about Fight Club: Seriously, I've heard it all. ...
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Bridge Movie Night - April 2016

February had some great attendance and some nice conversation during the movie, let's hope that will carry into April. Remember, you have the whole month to vote on scheduling and movie selection ...
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Bridge Movie Night - February 2016

Happy New Year and welcome to our first full season of Bridge Movie Nights! We'll be kicking things off this year with a movie in February. As usual, vote your favorite proposals to the top and make ...
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Bridge Movie Night - Winter Holiday Edition

Since Yuuki is currently a student near the end of a school term he's far too busy to have time to eat, let alone make a meta for movie night, so I'm making the meta for him this month. You may call ...
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Bridge Movie Night - Halloween Special

While I had originally planned to move Movie Night to a bimonthly schedule (and thus we'd skip October since we had a Movie Night last month), I couldn't ignore the lure of a Halloween-themed Movie ...
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Bridge Movie Night #6

So, turnout for the previous Movie Night was not very encouraging. I understand that several people had time conflicts and so could not participate. For that reason, I will be posting a straw poll ...
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Bridge Movie Night 5: The Bridge Strikes Back

I know it's been awhile, we seem to have skipped a month. But don't worry, nothing's changed. I realize that we ran into a few problems with Rabb.it the last time around, supposedly they were going ...
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Bridge Movie Night 4: A New Movie

Good <insert time of day>, everyone. Movie Night's been great fun. Three runs in (technically four with the 2 nights scheduled for Guardians of the Galaxy and Big Hero 6) and I think we have a ...
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Bridge Movie Night 3: The Search For Popcorn

Bridge Movie Night is just getting bigger and bigger. As I haven't heard any complaints so far, I think we're going to stick with the same format. This meta will open for voting and discussion for ...
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Bridge Boardgame Night v1.0

There has been some discussion around the idea of playing some boardgames together, so let's try some! We'll probably use Tabletop Simulator to play, so if you want to participate, make sure to get a ...
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Bridge Movie Night 2: Bridge Movie Nighter

After the rousing success of our first Movie Night, it's been decided that a second Bridge Movie Night is in order. The format will be roughly the same, we'll use Rabbit so that everyone can stream ...
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Bridge Movie Night

A few people had the idea to do a Bridge-wide movie night, so let's coordinate one! Movie: Wreck It Ralph (+Paperman) When: Two Showings 2:00 PM Saturday Jan 3rd, 2015 PST 5:00 PM Saturday Jan 3rd, ...
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Is it possible to have another QA event?

I am not sure if this should be posted here (or in chat), but I do miss the days of when QA had major events for big game releases. In my opinion, these events created enormous amounts of traffic ...
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Arqade/Bridge D&D campaign

A late-night conversation had me wondering what we could do for some community-building. We hit upon the idea of a D&D campaign. Right now, I just want to send some feelers out as to who would be ...
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Gauging community's interest in a Secret Santa 2013

When I first joined Arqade, I think one of the first thing's I tried to setup was a intra-site Secret Santa. We did not have many participants, but there were enough to actually have a rather fun ...
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3-Day Passes available for New York Comic Con 2012, October 12-14

UPDATE: All 3-day passes have been claimed. Thank you to everyone who claimed a pass. See you at the con! New York Comic Con is soon approaching (October 12-14). For any users interested in attending,...
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Unfreezing the Frozen Synapse Tournament

Our Frozen Synapse tourney has been inactive for a few months. Let's change that. I will now be using this Trello to organize the remaining games. Here's what going to happen: Every game now has a ...
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Frozen Synapse tournament [closed]

It appears we all need to be on the same game server. Please edit your meta post to include your game server so can do some testing and decide on a server. If this is true, the plan is to play on ...
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New York Comic Con 2011 - Gaming.SE involvement

New York Comic Con is approaching soon (October 13-16) and I would like for this site to have a presence of some sort. Here's what I tentatively propose: Up to 20 users from Gaming.SE can attend with ...