“ Do Not Collect £200” Gaming on a budget or no budget at all. Carl Cross Derbyshire Libraries
Yellow = you have a budget, congratulations! Green = you have a little bit of money, make it last! Red = you have no money at all.
Board Games Carcassone. RRP £20.
Board Games Castle Ravenloft RRP £50.
Board Games Free to Print and Play! http://printandplay.blogspot.com
Bring your own games.
Contact your local shop or club for help advice and maybe a demo game.
Design your own boardgames.
Role Playing Games Dungeons and Dragons Starter Set. RRP £19.
Role Playing Games Swords and Wizardry RPG rules. Free to print and play from oldguyrpg.blogspot.com
Role Playing Games Quest of the Golden Book, Summer Reading Challenge game, Summer 2009.
Role Playing Games Use your existing stock!
Tabletop Wargames Memoir ‘44 RRP £40
Tabletop Wargames Operation Tannhauser RRP £60
Tabletop Wargames Games Workshop Starter Sets RRP £60 Photo courtesy of Kate Smyth, Oldham Libraries.
Tabletop Wargames Plenty of free print and play miniatures and rules available. www.onemonk.com
Tabletop Wargames Contact your local wargames club: Gaming Club Network for clubs affiliated with Games Worksop www.gcnm.org.uk/ For independent and especially historic wargames: www.wargames.co.uk
Tabletop Wargames Use action figures
Collectible Card Games (CCGs) Magic the Gathering Starter Sets RRP £15
Collectible Card Games (CCGs) http://magicseteditor.sourceforge.net
Collectible Card Games (CCGs) Free to play virtual CCGs: Elements: www.elementsthegame.com/ Far Wilds: www.elementsthegame.com/ Card Master Conflcit: www.cardmasterconflict.com/cmc/
Massivly Multiplayer Online Games (MMORPGs) World of Warcraft RRP £10 + £9 per month per player.
Massivly Multiplayer Online Games (MMORPGs) Guild Wars From £5-£20 No subscription
Massivly Multiplayer Online Games (MMORPGs) Free to play, but… Lord of the Rings Online www.lotro.com Dungeons and Dragons Online: www.ddo.com
Massivly Multiplayer Online Games (MMORPGs) Runescape www.runescape.com Completely free to play browser based MMORPG
Console Games Photo courtesy of Kate Smyth, Oldham Libraries. Nintendo Wii RRP £180 Xbox 360 RRP £190 £10-40 per game.
Buy older tech from Game or Gamestation.
PS2 from around £40.
Games from £2-£20.
Ask for donations on Freecycle or from library users.
Advertise time for users to bring in their own portables.
Webgames but steer clear of blatant copyright infringement
Where to go for help: Lib Gaming UK: http://groups.google.com/group/lib-gaming-uk Find your Game Store: www.findyourgamestore.co.uk Bek Hawkby, Community Coordinator, Games Workshop: [email_address] Ben Hogg, Esdevium Games: firstname.lastname@example.org Boardgamegeek: www.boardgamegeek.com Me!: email@example.com. Xbox 360 gamertag: rubbishatgames