The Ultimate Geek Auction
November 18, 2004 9:10 AM   Subscribe

A tour with WotC, a session to play D&D with them. Lifetime subscription to Steam. Ok, some items are better than others. But for Child's Play, the folks at PA are pulling one heckuva dream auction for geeks. More auction items are detailed, go to the the second news post.
posted by eurasian (6 comments total)
Did I ever tell you how I was a beta player for Magic, long, long ago, when WotC was three to six people? You could tell it was going to be huge, huge, huge, because most of us were waaaay out of the demographic and at first the game simply ate our skulls. We couldn't stop playing.

I still have that battered beta deck somewhere or other under piles of dusty computer gear.
posted by mwhybark at 10:04 AM on November 18, 2004

awesome, mwhybark. each of those cards should be worth a couple of bucks.

man, penny-arcade. it's amazing what they're able to pull off.
posted by taumeson at 11:14 AM on November 18, 2004

Damn. From wacky idea to massive charity in a year. It's a hell of a thing, really.
posted by jacquilynne at 11:53 AM on November 18, 2004

Month-old Child's Play thread: October 28, 2004

Last year's thread on Child's Play: November 26, 2003
posted by Kleptophoria! at 12:20 PM on November 18, 2004

(Double post!)

Also, I'm really confused as to why the Google Ads are asking me to "reach out to homosexuals". Damn Google, you move in mysterious ways.
posted by Kleptophoria! at 12:24 PM on November 18, 2004

Yes, I know that Child's Play is old, it's more the items up for auction. It's like a geek's dream. Play D&D with WoTC? Tour Bungie? It's amazing what sort of cachet PA carries in the real world.

What other sort of amazing geek auctions or geek items have been for sale?
posted by eurasian at 1:21 PM on November 18, 2004

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