GOBfest's 7 Rules for Playing Nice
Here are our rules - they help us make GOBfest a positive, safe, respectful event. If you feel you cannot abide by them, please find another place to play!
Be welcoming to new gamers - Please respect that not all attendees have the same background or level of experience. Don’t condescend; don’t brag.
Don’t offer unsolicited advice - We all might make different choices for different reasons, and that’s okay! So, please ask if people want advice before giving it.
Avoid profane or inappropriate language - Kids come to GOBfest, so what flies at your private game night might not fly at GOBfest.
Respect your fellow players - Competition is fine, but bullying is not. Don’t disrespect anyone based on gender, race, age, ability, sexual orientation, or any other personal characteristic. [FYI: calling something “just a joke” is not an excuse we accept]
Be a good sport - Finish every game you start (unless everyone agrees to stop). Be gracious in victory and defeat. Abide by the rules. Play to win, not to be a kingmaker. Don’t intentionally give other players an unfair advantage or disadvantage.
Respect the games - Put games away neatly (the way you found them…) and check for dropped pieces. Be careful if you’re eating or drinking around games.
Play for team GOBfest - If other attendees create a negative, unsafe, or disrespectful atmosphere, please bring it to an organizer’s attention. We’ll address it discreetly!