First off, I just want to note that Mark Simonitch and I
have just returned from the annual Consimworld Expo in Tempe, Arizona, an
outstanding gaming event put on by John Kranz (thanks John, you did an awesome
job of hosting us all, as usual) ! We got to see some new games and talk with a
bunch of our team members about current and future designs. And Mark used the
Expo to unveil his newest design - a Civil War strategic game whose origins
hearken back to Eric Lee Smith's Civil War from Victory Games! You'll hear more
from us about Mark's game as we get it on the P500 list later this
If you haven't been to a CSW Expo yet, and you get the
chance to go, I highly recommend it. You can play monster games over the length
of the Expo or opt for a bunch of smaller games, or an ongoing event like Mike
Lam's Down in Flames Aces event or Greg Smith's The Hunters competition. And in
between, you get to eat and socialize with fellow gamers as well as a ton of
hobby personalities. So, when you can, check out the Consimworld Expo. It's a
This update also includes info on two new P500
additions, updated charging and shipping info, an updated Production Outlook,
plus some news tidbits and Inside-GMT stuff in this column. I hope you enjoy
for your Support During our Sale!!
want to thank all of you for participating in our recent sale. We had our
biggest sale response ever from our customers, and we're able to add a large
(well, large to us!) sum to our reserve funds that we plan to use to get some of
our key out-of-print titles reprinted. Thanks so much for participating. I hope
the games you received in the sale will bring you many hours of enjoyment!
Electronic Game News Coming Soon!
a quick heads-up to be watching your inboxes later this week for a major
announcement from us on the electronic game front. I can't say more yet, but I
think you guys are going to be REALLY happy. More news in a few days....
Counter Trays and Twilight Struggle Back in
got a big shipment of counter trays a couple weeks back, so they are now
available, while they last. Here's the link for ordering:
GMT Counter Trays
tomorrow (Tuesday) we're getting a shipment of about 17,000 more copies of the
newest reprint of Twilight Struggle Deluxe
Edition. We'll have that available on the website for order once they're in
Fall GMT Weekend at the Warehouse will be held October
join us this Fall for 3-4 days of gaming fun at the GMT Warehouse. At the last
Weekend at the Warehouse in April we had about 80 participants and had a
sign up for the event (registration is $25 which we don't charge until the start
of the event), contact our office ladies via phone, online chat, or e-mail to
reserve your spot.
www.gmtgames.com (click the chat icon in upper
right corner of page)
call and reserve hotel rooms as soon as possible. The nice folks at the Sequoia
Inn have rooms blocked for us at corporate rates. You can of course make other
lodging reservations - we just use the Sequoia Inn because they are the closest
to our warehouse and because they have taken care of our guests now for about
ten years. If you choose the Sequoia Inn, make sure you tell them you want the
"Billingsley Group" rate. The hotel phone is 559-582-0339.
hope to see many of you in October!
That's it for the news bytes for this time. Here's what you'll find in the rest of today's
Charge and Shipping Update
Updated Production Outlook
New P500 Additions!
Website File Additions
as always, for your support of GMT!