Creative Play Day

March 24th, 2012

Playing games and raising money for the Creative Play Project at a Game Store near you.


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Join Our Quest

The game day was an absolute success and we are getting lots of questions on what comes next.  That answer is up to you.  Our next meeting is at Espresso Art on Monday, November 14th at 7 PM.  Our goal is to build a support group in Tucson to provide volunteers and raise money for the Creative Play Project.  Join Us!


The Creative Play Project is a 501 c 3 non-profit organization committed to providing table-top games, gaming programs, and training materials to youth clubs and activity centers across the United States.  More information on our web site or Facebook.


Creative Play Project Headquarters Questions

Started by Don Dehm Oct 20, 2011. 0 Replies

Do you have any questions on what is going on at Headquarters?  We have done our best to put all of the information up here (…Continue

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Thank You!

Posted by Don Dehm on October 9, 2011 at 1:13pm 0 Comments

Thank you to everyone who attended and pitched in.  The success of this event was due to a lot generosity, both in cash and elbow grease.  Be sure to join us for the planning meeting for what comes next.  That will be at Espresso Art on Monday the 17th, at 7 PM.


Auction Items

Posted by Robert Kelley on October 6, 2011 at 12:21pm 0 Comments

So i am almost finished creating the lots for the auction. I am AMAZED at some of the things that people have donated to the auction. It looks like there will be about 30-40 lots up for auction. Not items, _LOTS_. Just some of the highlights so far:

Of course there will be some D&D in the mix. But not just any D&D - We have the Purple Box set. Another Lot includes hard back books with the Players Guide, and Dungeon Masters Guide for AD&D.

Other lots include items…


Wooden Catan set to go to the tournament winner

Posted by Don Dehm on October 4, 2011 at 9:03am 0 Comments

The Settlers of Catan Tournament has been scheduled for 2 PM, this Saturday the 8th of October, 2011 at NOTACON.  There is a required $5 donation to play in this tournament.  It will be a double elimination tournament.  The winner will take home a new 15th anniversary edition, all wooden, set of Settlers of Catan provided to you by Mayfair Games.  This prize is valued at $150.  Sign-ups will be posted on-site during set-up.  Good luck, and may the best Settler win!

Donations Wanted!

Posted by Robert Kelley on September 28, 2011 at 5:18pm 0 Comments

The Creative Play Project is looking for donations of new or used tabletop games. Games should be complete with all pieces and in good condition. These items will be used for a charity auction to benefit youth groups across America.

The auction will take place at the Notacon game day organized by the Creative Play Project on October 8th at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Swan and 22nd st.

Unitarian Universalist Church

4831 East 22nd Street

Donations… Continue

SWAG - SouthWest Area Gamers

Posted by J M Duran on September 19, 2011 at 9:08am 0 Comments

The SouthWest Area Gamers (SWAG), a meetup boardgame group, located in El Paso, Texas will be bringing a few games to share.  We were RinCon regulars and even taught a few games.  We are sad to see one of our southwest regional Cons disappear, hopefully it is only temporarily.  We are glad to be a part of helping in a charity event through gaming.… Continue

Rally the Game Directors!

Posted by Hat's Games on September 7, 2011 at 11:47pm 0 Comments

The schedule is starting to come together, but I need more information!  We are still a bit shy of my goal of 30 events in one day so keep sending people looking to run, recruit, or demo games my way at  For those already in contact I ask for your continued patience, there are a number of delays on scheduling due to approval wait times with manufacturers that could send much-needed support.  I don't want to post an erroneous schedule… Continue

Tell Your Friends

Posted by Don Dehm on September 7, 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

Several Announcements have just been made.  Tell your friends every way you know how.   Use facebook, twitter, email, and the telephone.  Here are some of the opportunities to share…




Call for Volunteers

Posted by Don Dehm on September 7, 2011 at 1:29pm 0 Comments

Come one, come all.  There are bunches of ways you can help.  We need people to run games, run errands, and run the running of games and errands.  It’s a fundraiser of gamers, for gamers, growing gamers – so you may even have your own ideas on what you can contribute.  


The fun doesn’t stop there.  Conveniently, the Creative Play Project is headquartered in Tucson, and has countless opportunities for a wide range of talents.  If you aren’t in Tucson, start your own local…






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