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AADL-GT Smash Kart

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 10:50am

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Saturday April 27, 2013: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

The hottest tournament in town returns to the Downtown AADL!

We'll have prizes for Super Smash Brothers and Mario Kart Double Dash team and single player events, and new prizes for trivia, outrageous outfits and more! The elegant pizza dinner is back!

This event is for teens (grade 6 and up) and adults.

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The Race to Space: Kerbal Space Program

Fri, 02/22/2013 - 12:16pm

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Saturday March 23, 2013: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

Design and fly spacecraft that are capable of trans-continental or even interplanetary travel!

[https://kerbalspaceprogram.com/|Kerbal Space Program] is a multi-genre game where the players create their own space program. It is a Slapdash Spaceflight Sandbox, where you will be given complete control of your nation's space program. There will be a prize awarded for the farthest successful return trip!

This event is for teens (grades 6 - 12).

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Minecraft: The Hunger Games!

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 10:35am

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Saturday March 16, 2013: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This is your chance to compete for the ultimate prize...your lives! [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/search/title/Hunger%20Games?search_format=a|The Hunger Games] is a hit YA book series and a popular competitive game in the world of Minecraft.

[http://www.aadl.org/node/205217|AADL's Minecraft server] is up and running! We're hosting our own Minecraft server and we need you to help us build "Ann Arbor." Feel free to play Hunger Games or just join this meeting and help us build Ann Arbor. It's a great way to meet people you've seen on the server and coordinate new builds.

This event is for teens (grade 6 and up) and adults.

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All-Stars Battle Royale

Sun, 02/17/2013 - 2:03pm

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Friday February 22, 2013: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Be a participant of the first-ever All-Stars Battle Royale!

Up to four players can battle each other using characters from various Sony franchises such as God of War and Sly Cooper, and third-party franchises like BioShock!

This event is for teens (grade 6 and up) and adults.

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All-Ages Mario Kart Tournament

Sun, 02/17/2013 - 2:00pm

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Saturday February 23, 2013: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

It's a Mario Kart Wii Tourney for kids, teens AND adults! Bring the family for a fun afternoon!

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Wii Sports Resort Team Tourney For All Ages

Thu, 02/14/2013 - 1:58pm

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Sunday February 24, 2013: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Bring friends and family for a vacation to Wuhu Island and the [http://www.wiisportsresort.com/#/home|Wii Sports Resort]! Play your way through Wii Sports Resort's twelve awesome games for prizes!

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Double Dash Duo Derby

Sat, 12/22/2012 - 9:30am

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Saturday December 22, 2012: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

It's the return of networked Mario Kart: Double Dash gameplay! This team event lets you experience [http://www.mariokart.com/doubledash/launch/home.html|Double Dash] the way it was meant to be, played on a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GameCube|GameCube] - one screen per team! Come with your cart-mate to enjoy some tense competition! We'll have prizes for champions!

This event is for teens (grade 6 and up) and adults.

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Ready Player One: Gaming Challenge

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 9:45am

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Friday December 21, 2012: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Battle your way to the top, through some of the many classic games mentioned in Ernest Cline's hit book [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/record/1388165|"Ready Player One"], a novel where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots and entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner.

This event is for teens (grade 6 and up) and adults.

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International Games Day!

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 2:50pm

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Saturday November 3, 2012: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

It's the [http://ngd.ala.org/|(Inter)National Smash Online Brawl Tournament]! Gaming's most exciting national (now, international!) online event is back for its 4th YEAR. In addition to competing against other players at libraries across the country - you will now face players from around the world, too!

>>>Qualifiers start at 1 PM with finals at 3 PM.<<<

You can also play Mario Kart Time Trials: just enter your racers' times on a set of tracks into the GT System, and we'll see after the weekend which libraries post the fastest times on each track!

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Battle Master Series

Fri, 10/26/2012 - 3:00pm

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Friday October 26, 2012: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Each epoch has one true Battle Master. Do you have what it takes?

Fight for your birthright here in the basement of the Downtown Library. Three Herculean trials voted on by your peers will be what stands between you and true glory. This is SPARTA!

This event is for teens (grade 9 and up) and adults.