April 7, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA – Geek & Sundry is upping the stakes with their pledge to donate a board game for every registered event on tabletopday.com for the 2015 International TableTop Day on April 11, 2015. With the help of game publishers such as Looney Labs, AEG, Calliope Games, and Steve Jackson Games, Geek & Sundry will donate thousands of board games to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles and their national associates.
Felicia Day says, “Geek & Sundry is thrilled to celebrate another year of International TableTop Day and help spread the love of gaming throughout the world. Working with Big Brothers Big Sisters to give kids the opportunity to play more games is a wonderful way for us to unite the spirit of this day with an amazing charity.”
“Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater LA is delighted to be a part of International TableTop Day,” adds Tiffany Siart, BBBSLA President & CEO “And we are grateful to be the recipient of all these board games which will allow our volunteers and kids to have their own year-round TableTop day!”
In 2014, over 3,000 events took place around the world in 80 countries across all 7 continents.Twitter hashtag #TableTopDay proudly trended for 12 straight hours worldwide and generated over 75+ million social media impressions. This year, over 800 fans and VIPs will join Felicia and Wil and members of BBBSLA at the sold out flagship event in Los Angeles, which will be streaming live from 11:00 -6:00pm PST, from the Legendary Digital Network Soundstages on the Geek & Sundry Twitch channel (http://www.twitch.tv/geekandsundry).
Wil Wheaton says, “When I created TableTop, my goal was to inspire people all over the world to play more games. Every year, International TableTop Day gives me the opportunity to see how I’m doing. As we approach our 3rd annual TableTop Day, I’m happy to report that all is going according to plan.”
For the avid gamers, premium gaming kits are now in stores across the country at Books-A-Million, 2nd & Charles, Tradesmart, Hastings and others who are also hosting hundred of events. Sponsors Plaid Hat Games, Japanime Games, Asmodee, North Star Games, Mayday Games, Playroom Entertainment, and Fireside Games have helped make the 3rd Annual International TableTop Day possible and are a proud part of this year’s promo and premium game kits. Geek & Sundry will also be giving away a limited number of these exclusive kits to fans who create events on TableTopDay.com as part of the “What’s Your Game Plan?” International TableTop Day 2015 Fan Contest.
For more information on International TableTop Day and to find out how to join an event near you – or create your own! – visit www.TableTopDay.com!