Hey folks. I am just posting up about a really cool 40k that is happening in the next couple of weeks, and you know what? It is all for charity! The event in question is called Hero for a Day, and is being run by Nick over at The Burning Eye blog. It is an awesome event running over 24 hrs consisting of 8 games of 40k goodness, plus food, and a raffle with some sweet prizes.
I am really impressed by the effort and thought Nick has put into this event, and the charity in question is an extrmemly worthy one, which has certainly struck a chord with me. If you are not able to attend the event then there is a donation page for the charity that you can give any spare cash if you would like to offer support financially. Here is what Nick has to say about it:-
We're going to start playing games at midnight on the 19th August and go right through till midnight on the Saturday, taking in 8 games along the way, including singles, doubles, kill team and handicap games, each scenario comes with a narrative (which I have managed to get voiced over by some generous hobby types I know) and the 8 games are linked through the day to the survival or fall of an imperial world.
Tickets for this are just £10. That's right, £10, for 8 games, and that includes two hot meals and entry into the raffle.
What's that? A raffle? What prizes are on offer?
Well, quite frankly, loads! We start with donations such as a space marine librarian, chaplain grimaldus etc and work through a tactical squad box, local store vouchers, through to the real biggies, a madwargaming exclusive hoodie embroidered with hero for a day, some amera vacuum formed terrain, the 'Lost Patrol' boxed game, Deathwatch:Overkill and a Cerastus Knight Castigator!
Tickets for this raffle are just £1 each and can either be bought on the day or by contacting me using the blog email firstname.lastname@example.org
As I said above, I'd love to make this event the biggest success it can be so if you can spare a day to play some games and raise some money for charity then you'll be my friend forever! And if that doesn't convince you, the money is going to the Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group, and so you'll be helping to save the lives of young children who otherwise may have no future - that's something I think is worth losing a night's sleep over!
Well said Nick! Please all support this event in any way you can.