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2022 WSBG VEGAS VIPS

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Stephen buonocore

Guest of Honor

The 2022 WSBG Vegas Guest of Honor will be Stephen Buonocore, the Podfather of Gaming. Stephen is a game boarding entrepreneur, media personality and industry veteran. He is the co-host of “Board Games Insider” podcast and a member of The Dice Tower Network.

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WSBG 2022 VIP Tom Vasel – is a podcaster, designer, reviewer of board games, and has hosted The Dice Tower video show since 2003, which has more than 290,000 subscribers.

Tom Vasel

VIP

Tom Vasel is a podcaster, reviewer and game designer who has hosted The Dice Tower video show since 2003 and has rated about 7,000 games and expansions.  When he lost his son, Jack Vasel, in 2011, he established the Jack Vasel Memorial Fund, a nonprofit that raises and distributes funds to help gamers in their time of need.

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Paula Deming

VIP

Paula Deming is the creator of the sketch comedy series “Things Get Dicey.” She also hosts “On the Radar” and “Table for 1” for Watch It Played, streams board games and video games on Twitch, and co-hosts the comedy podcasts “This Game Is Broken” and “Death by Monsters.”

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2022 WSBG VIP David Watbright

David Waybright

VIP

David Waybright is a board gamer who prioritizes fun at the table above everything else. If everyone is having fun, then I’m having fun. This is the guiding motivation for Man vs Meeple, and the team at MvM is dedicated to sharing their thoughts and opinions about board games (and more) with whoever’s interested in listening.


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WSBG 2022 VIP Ruel Gaviola

Ruel Gaviola

VIP

Ruel Gaviola is a writer, podcaster, and live streamer creating some of the best board-game-related content published.  He is a contributor to Geek & Sundry, writing about his passion: board gaming. He is also the knightly news guy for islaythedragon.com. You can find him at Good Time Society, Rahdo Runs Through, Gen Con TV, Renegade Game Studios, Geek & Sundry, Roll20, and much more. His reviews are ubiquitous and listened to by thousands around the world.

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Alex Radcliffe

VIP

Alex Radcliffe started in the board game hobby in 2011 and fell for it hard.  Over the next 8 years he continued to dive further and further into the hobby and in 2019 he started doing Youtube videos, focusing his love of games into another outlet. As the channel grew, becoming more and more known in the board game space, he eventually was able to leave his day job in 2022, to dive into content creation full time. Whether it’s reviews, campaign coverage, topical discussions, top 10 lists, and the occasional musing about life, the universe and everything, there’s something there for you. Visit our online store BoardGameCo.com

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Jesse Anderson

VIP

Hello hello. Jesse Anderson runs Quackalope, a high-quality board game media channel focused on bringing its audience the most timely and most exquisitely-captured tabletop coverage. He may be a duck but he knows his way around both a camera and a victory track. However he can showcase the best the hobby has to offer, that’s his aim.

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WSBG 2022 VIPs Robb & Christina Rouse are two of the cast of hosts at Blue Peg Pink Peg.

Robb & Christina Rouse

VIPs

Robb and Christina Rouse are hosts of Blue Peg, Pink Peg, which focuses on board games and relationships and hopes to bridge the gap between hardcore board game hobbyists and the people who love them. 


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Chris George

Live Streaming Producer & VIP

Chris George is a host of “Room and Board” on YouTube and an actor, singer, voice-over artist and board game reviewer. He will also be WSBG’s Live Streaming Producer, recording the games for commentary and streaming purposes.


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Dani Standring

Danielle Standring

special guest & Ring Tournament Player

When you attend WSBG Vegas, you may just be one of the individuals competing in a Ring Tournament against Danielle Standring. Not only will she be playing for the $25,000 but WSBG is happy to have her as a VIP Guest at the  event, helping us grow the hobby.

Hi! I’m Danielle, Purveyor of Satire and lover of Games. Come for the coffee, stay for the crap parenting advice. I laugh at my own jokes and love making light hearted gaming content. I’m here to make modern day boardgames feel more approachable and enjoy the tabletop side of the internet!

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Bruce glassco

special guest & game designer

The World Series of Board Gaming is very excited and proud to announce that Bruce Glassco will be attending our tournament as a very Special Guest!

Bruce is a husband, father, professor of English, author, and world famous game designer.

His credits include Fantasy Realms and Betrayal at House on the Hill, recipient of the 2004 Origins Gamers’ Choice Award.

Bruce’s latest title, Marvel Remix (WizKids), is coming soon.  Be sure to pick up a copy and have it signed at the WSBG!

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Stay and Play Ticket – BEST DEAL! – This package is limited to the first 300 people who purchase it! Once sold out there will be no more. In this package the ticket holder will receive entry into four (4) Ring Event Games of their choice (NOTE: only one ring event game can be played per day), plus get a **4-night 5-day stay at Bally’s for only $549 (includes hotel taxes and resort fee). Also in this ticket is a five (5) day entry pass to all the WSBG side events taking place. Open Gaming, Access to the Board Game Library, Exhibitor Hall, ability to enter into Outer Ring Tournaments, Celebrity Raffle, Demo Area and more. This ticket also allows for the holder to buy up to one (3) *Guest Passes at 50% off so they can bring friends to enjoy the side events with them.

*Guests will be allowed to participate in all side events. Guests are NOT permitted to participate in any of the 16 Ring Qualifier Games, Semi Final Games or Finals Game.

**HOTEL NIGHTS – This highly discounted nightly rate is for a Standard room with 2 Queen Beds (King can be requested). Double occupancy included. There is addition charges of $30 per night per person for guests 3 and 4 if desired to have more than 2 in the room. Max number of guests in the room is 4. Ancillary charges to the room, if any, will be charge to the charge card you present when checking-in at the hotel. 

This Quadruple Ring Event Competitor ticket gives the ticket holder registration into four (4) of the 16 Ring Event games of their choice (note: only one Ring Event game can be played per day.) This ticket also includes a five (5) day entry pass to all the WSBG side events taking place.  Open Gaming, Access to the Board Game Library, Exhibitor Hall, ability to enter into Outer Ring Tournaments, Celebrity Raffle, Demo Area and more. This ticket also allows for the holder to buy up to one (3) *Guest Passes at 50% off so they can bring friends to enjoy the side events with them.

*Guests will be allowed to participate in all side events. Guests are NOT permitted to participate in any of the 16 Ring Qualifier Games, Semi Final Games or Finals Game.

This Double Ring Event Competitor ticket allows the ticket holder registration into two (2) of the 16 Ring Championship games of their choice (only one (1) Ring Event game can be player per day) and saves you $50 on the 2nd game registration. Also included in this ticket is a five (5) day entry pass to all the WSBG side events taking place.  Open Gaming, Access to the Board Game Library, Exhibitor Hall, ability to enter into Outer Ring Tournaments, Celebrity Raffle, Demo Area and more. This ticket also allows for the holder to buy up to one (2) *Guest Passes at 33% off so they can bring friends to enjoy the side events with them.

*Guests will be allowed to participate in all side events. Guests are NOT permitted to participate in any of the 16 Ring Qualifier Games, Semi Final Games or Finals Game.

This Single Ring Event Competitor ticket gives the ticket holder registration into one (1) of the 16 Ring Championship games of their choice plus; a five (5) day entry pass to all the WSBG side events taking place at the event in Las Vegas. Side events include: Open Gaming, Access to the Board Game Library, Exhibitor Hall, ability to enter into Outer Ring Tournaments, Celebrity Raffle, Demo Area and more. This ticket also allows for the holder to buy up to one (1) *Guest Pass so they can bring a friend to enjoy the side events with them.

*Guests will be allowed to participate in all side events. Guests are NOT permitted to participate in any of the 16 Ring Qualifier Games, Semi Final Games or Finals Game.