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Kickstarter Project: Help Bring A New Lounge For Table Top Gamers To Atlanta

The Airship project hopes to bring a new tavern dedicated to board and tabletop gamers to Atlanta.

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Project creator Christopher Wong hopes to bring a special new kind of gaming hangout to Atlanta. Described as a “lounge for lovers of board games, tabletop role-playing, and card games” for “social nerds,” Airship is intended to be a full service tavern/eatery built with social gaming in mind.

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Battle And Brew Hosts Its First Guilty Gear Xrd Tournament

Battle And Brew, a popular gamer-centric pub in Sandy Springs, will be hosting its first ever Guilty Gear Xrd tournament May 18.

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The tournament is a best of 3, double elimination played on PS3. Players are allowed to bring their own controllers and game pads and anyone wanting to bring extra consoles or copies of the game are welcome to do so. B&B only asks that those bringing consoles or game copies email to let them know (Brian@battleandbrew.com).

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MomoCon Reveals Indie Game Awards Finalists

Twenty indie games have been chosen as finalists for the first annual MomoCon Indie Game Awards.

The awards are part of the MomoCon 2015 convention festivities with the ceremony taking place on Saturday, May 30.  Winners will receive a prize of $1,000, a 10×20 exhibit space and a dedicated panel at MomoCon 2016. Also included with the prizes are a glass trophy and placement in the MomoCon newsletter.

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Twenty finalists have been chosen from a pool of 120 games out of these twenty — listed below — five winners will be chosen

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Healthy Gaming Recipes: PAC-MAN Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Being a gamer doesn’t mean you can’t eat great tasting, healthy food.

MattVisual is an Atlanta local who specializes in gamer oriented YouTube videos.  In addition to doing “Let’s Plays,” interviews with game developers and analysis videos he also tries to reinforce healthy habits among his fans with the “Healthy Gaming Recipes” or “HGR” series.

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SMITE Hosts ‘Spring Fling’ Charity Event To Raise Money For American Cancer Society

Hi-Rez Studios will be hosting a charity event in conjunction with the SMITE Pro Leauge Spring Finals.

The charity event will take place over two days — April 23 and 24 — preceding the Pro League Finals, in Alpharetta. The Hi-Rez team has planned two full days of charity events staring off with a  3v3 tournament featuring the teams participating in the Spring Finals.

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Hi-Rez Hosting SMITE Pro-League Spring Finals In Alpharetta

Four pro SMITE teams will compete for a prize pool of $60,000 in the SPL Spring Finals.

The event will take place at HI-Rez’s newly acquired studios in Alpharetta, April 25th and 26th.  Four teams will compete for a piece of the $60,000 price pool, two European (Trig Esports and Fnatic) and two North American (AFK Gaming and Team SoloMid).

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Hi-Rez Studios Is Expanding!

Hi-Rez studios is expanding again, according to a press release on Georgia.org.

The studio, known for it’s popular MOBA game SMITE, is one of the larger game development companies located in the Atlanta area. Currently boasting approximately 150 staffers, the company has announced plans to expand the studio and add 50 more jobs in 2015. These jobs will include software developers, digital artists, game testers and marketing personnel.

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