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Gamers Converge on Pennsylvania

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Posted: Aug 6, 2010 8:39 PM by Michael Marsh
Updated: Aug 6, 2010 8:44 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: World Boardgaming Championships, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

The World Boardgaming Championships is on in the heart of Amish country in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The games are divided between lengthy strategic military games similar to Risk, and others known as Eurogames like the dice game "Settlers of Catan." There's also the game of "World at War" where the Battle of Midway is underway. The tournament started in 1991 and draws about 1,500 gamers from nearly all 50 states and 15 countries.

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