MACE West 2018

March 09-11 2018

Gaming in the Mountains!

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Asheville - Biltmore

Asheville, NC

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From Merriam-Webster Dictionary Online – Definition of CUDGEL: : a short heavy club. Examples of CUDGEL: A farmer armed with a cudgel drove us off his land. Origin of CUDGEL Middle English kuggel, from Old English cycgel; perhaps akin to Middle High German kugele ball. First Known Use: before 12th century.

MACE West is born of a demand by some Hickory region gamers who felt that the MACE concept would do well in Western North Carolinas area. Jeff worked with Clint and Jodie Black of Pinnacle Entertainment Group to organize a smaller 3-day event of gaming and fun. The concept was to be something like MACE, but smaller, but also a little larger than mini-mace.

For its first 3 years, MACE was held in Hickory until the host hotel was sold.  MACE West had to find a new home. JustUs went further west to Asheville in 2014 and found a great new home there.


The 8th annual MACE West has come and gone.  I keep telling people that they need to stop having so much fun at these things because we have to quit at some point.  I am not doing this until I am 60 (I turn 50 next year).  MACE West turned 8 this year which means...
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We will have over 20 Play to Win games at MACE West 2018.  
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Clint Black will be running the new Savage Worlds Flash Gordon at MACE West 2018. “He’ll save every one of us!” On the rogue planet of Mongo, a brutal and sadistic tyrant named Ming the Merciless rules from his royal palace at the heart of Mingo City. Secretly defying the emperor’s ...
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MACE West 2018 is this week and we have a lot on the schedule and a lot planned. Game Masters, myself included, have been hard at work prepping for their games and making sure they have everything ready. Some may not realize how much work goes into a convention game, but there is a lot for ...
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For MACE West 2018, Roaring Creek Games will be attending demoing their new game Sabatu.  See OGRe for their demos. Help us give them a warm MACE West  welcome.  You must be registered for MACE West 2018 to participate. Roaring Creek Games is a board game publisher/manufacturer based in ...
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Ray Allen will be running demos and a tournment for Empire Games  at MACE West Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  He will be running an I drank What tournament  as well as demonstrating the great game.  Join in the fun as  you learn how to poison your friends at a wine party and have fun ...
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A new RPG setting for Savage Worlds, The Monster Hunters’ Club, will premier at MACE West 2018.  Saturday and Sunday Morning, Brandi Greene will run a  series of adventures simpel called Scenario A and B. The Monster Hunters’ Club is a licensed setting for the Savage Worlds ...
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MACE West 2018 will host to a X-Wing Miniatures casual play and demos Friday and Saturday night.  Bring your X-Wing minis and compete with the best that MACE West has to offer.  If there is enough interest, a pick-up casual tournament can be organized and prizes can be obtained.
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Mike Yow will be joining us at MACE West 2018 to run his fantasy RPG, Savage Kingdoms.  Hew will be running not only his new Savage Kingdoms, Reforged (recently Kickstarted)  but also his D&D 5th edition version.
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