conSCIENCE review: miniMACE 2012
Jan 28, 2012
miniMACE is all about the gaming… and the food. Savage Worlds and board games dominated the listings, with some Pathfinder and Scaldcrow Games’ Bare Bones Multiverse. There were 3 4-hour sessions: 9-1, 1:30-5:30, and 6-10. This is a one day event.
The Golden Corral is right off I-40 in Winston –Salem and next to Hanes Mall, so conceivably you could drop off any non-gamers there and enjoy a game or two.
Your ticket for the gaming gives you unlimited access to the buffet. So many foods to choose from… The servers refill your drinks the entire time you’re gaming.
You get three meals and three games for preregistering $28 ($35 at the door still isn’t bad) per person.
We took the chance to game without the kids around, but there were plenty of teens there. There is no room for non-players to hang out, so I don’t recommend it for those under 10 or so. Besides, I think you have to be 10 to go to the buffet alone.
Gaming with a plate of steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, and green beans. Gaming with a plate of chocolate covered strawberries. Gaming with refills of soda, tea, coffee, water… and you can change out what you’re drinking quickly. The servers at the Golden Corral know gamers tip well so they were happy to serve us with a smile. And they do the dishes.