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RAIDERS OF THE GAME CUPBOARD

Paul Roberts recalls how the Burtonon- Trent gathering went from a chat in a pub to four conventions a year

When did Raiders start and how has it evolved?

Raiders of the Game Cupboard started after a conversation with a group of friends in a local pub 2007. We were trying toffnd more time to play games but life was getting in the way. Fortunately or unfortunately, a couple of people remained sober and remembered the conversation, meaning we actually had to organise something. We found a local church hall and booked our first event which we ran that Christmas – the heating was broken so everyone was taking it in turns to huddle around the cooker in the kitchen. Despite that, the day went really well and the event has had a steady growth since then.

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