2015 Palladium Open House V.I.P. Thursday Admission

2015 Palladium Open House V.I.P. Thursday Admission
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2015 Palladium Open House

VIP Thursday - May 14, 2015 – At the Palladium Offices & Warehouse in Michigan


V.I.P. Thursday – An afternoon

& night event (an additional cost)


V.I.P. Night (3:00 P.M. to 11:55 P.M.): An evening with Kevin Siembieda, the Palladium staff and two dozen or more freelancers. Limited to around 100 lucky individuals. Sixty VIP tickets are available now. Twenty will be held till February, 2015.

V.I.P. Thursday includes:

* Dinner (5:30 P.M.; no extra charge) with Kevin, the Palladium Staff and at least 20 other Palladium creators (freelance artists and writers).

* Snacks and soft drinks (no extra charge).

* First crack at buying products, artwork, rare items, etc.

* Private tour of the Palladium offices by Kevin Siembieda (worth it alone to see the artwork hanging on the walls and hear Kevin’s stories).

* An intimate setting where you can chat with dozens of Palladium creators.

* Open Talk presented by Kevin Siembieda in which he will introduce the many members of the Palladium crew, talk about the latest goings-on, and then open to questions and answers. Any question may be “asked,” though we can’t promise all will be answered.

* 8-9 hours of gaming or hanging out and chatting with Kevin and the Palladium crew.

Held at the Palladium Warehouse & Offices – 39074 Webb Court, Westland, Michigan 48185-7606.


Open House Hotel

$109.00 per night – Reserve your room as soon as possible


If you know you are coming, reserve your room NOW. The hotel does not charge your credit card till the day of the event and you can cancel up to a few days before the event. No risk. No cost to you now. And you guarantee your room. Furthermore, the number of double beds is limited. Book your room NOW to get this great price and location (five minutes from the Palladium office).

Hotel information:

$109.00 (plus tax) per night at the Comfort Inn, a.k.a. “Plymouth Clock Tower Hotel.” That’s $109 (plus tax) for a room with two queen beds or one king with a sofa that has a pull-out sleeper. ALL rooms have a micro-fridge, FREE high-speed wired/wireless Internet and there is a FREE hot breakfast from 6 A.M. to 10 A.M. near the lobby.

Comfort Inn

40455 Ann Arbor Road
Plymouth, MI 48170
Phone: 734-455-8100

Group Code: Palladium Books – you MUST request the Group Code “Palladium Books” at the time of booking to ensure the correct rate will be quoted and billed to you.

Dates of the 2015 Palladium Open House (POH): May 15-17 (May 14 is VIP Thursday), 2015. May 14 V.I.P. Night.

- Large meeting room with tables and chairs for eight additional gaming tables for all-night gaming; provided a Palladium agent is present in the room.

- Plenty of places to eat just down the road (Denny’s, Wendy’s, McDonald’s, 275 Restaurant, and many others).

- Palladium Books – 39074 Webb Court – Westland, MI 48185


Is it really worth coming? May 15-17, 2015


Absolutely. You can read about past Open House events in the online boards of the Palladium website. Gamers from coast to coast and from as far away as Australia have visited in the past, and come back the next year, so it must have been worthwhile!

Spread the word, fill your cars with friends or family and join the fun. Kevin and all of the Palladium staff and freelancers want to leave you with the best gaming experience of your life.


POH Game Masters Needed!!!!


If you are a quality Game Master with experience, you are coming to the Palladium Open House, and would like to run one or more gaming events at the POH, please contact us as soon as possible.

We especially want our “creators” – freelance writers and artists – and Megaversal Ambassadors, to run several events throughout the Open House. I’ll be running 2-4 a day, depending on the day.

G.M.s who are scheduled, in advance (PLEASE, no later than March 15, 2015), to run 3 or more events will get a special T-shirt and a 30% discount on all Palladium product purchases (does NOT apply to auction items, concessions, toys, prints or artwork).

What we will need from G.M.s:

  • RPG/world setting (Rifts®, Robotech®, HU2, Fantasy, BTS, Ninjas & Superspies, etc.).
  • Game Description: A brief, but dynamic description of the game.
  • Maximum number of players: 6-10 is typical, but run what YOU feel comfortable with running.
  • Running time: 3-4 hours is typical, and best for these kinds of events, longer can be a problem.
  • What days you can run: VIP Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
  • When: Do you have a preferred time of day you want to run? If so, what is it (10 AM, noon, 8:00 PM, what)? If we can not give you that time slot will you run earlier or later?
  • Multiple games: If you are running multiple times, is it the same game? If different games, provide all this information for EACH.
  • Please bring pre-rolled “player” character sheets: Pre-rolled character sheets/descriptions for each player is strongly advised. Why waste time rolling up characters? Let’s game!
  • Minimum age of the players: Especially if the game has mature content or extreme violence. Please indicate if it is not suitable for players under the age of 17.
  • YOUR T-shirt size: You will want this shirt.
  • I.D. & contact info:
    Your real name
    Street address
    Telephone/Cell number (an alternative number optional)
    Email address

NOTE: If you commit to running games at the POH you must be serious and MUST be available to run your games. Do not disappoint gamers from around the globe by being unprepared or absent. You also have to purchase your own admission ticket.

Send Game Event e-mails to palladium-gm@palladiumbooks.com

– or call – (734) 721-2903 – and ask for Wayne, Jeff, Julius or Alex.


POH Volunteers Needed!


We will need volunteers to help us set up, handle admissions (confirming I.D.s, handing out name badges), store/sales assistance/restocking shelves, collecting garbage, gopher, general assistance, parking lot, etc.

You’ll get a volunteer’s badge and select perks that may include a product discount percentage commensurate with the amount of work and hours put in. NOTE: If you volunteer, please show up. Volunteers have to purchase their own admission ticket.

Important Note: For legal reasons, we must ask all potential guests of the Palladium Open House to read the following Consent to Participate and Release of Liability agreement. By purchasing a ticket to the Open House, you duly agree to accept the terms within this Release. If you don't accept the terms, please do NOT purchase a ticket. Thank you.


By purchasing this ticket(s), I/we do hereby state that I/we wish to participate in activities sponsored by the internationally known role-playing game publisher, Palladium Books, Inc., a Michigan corporation (hereafter "Palladium").

I/we understand that attendance and all activities are VOLUNTARY and that I/we do not have to attend or participate unless I/we choose to do so. I/we understand that by attending the Palladium Open House and participating in panel talks and gaming events that I/we voluntarily accept and assume the risk to myself or damage to or loss of my property. I/we understand and agree that Palladium is not liable for any loss or damage to my/our person, vehicle or property.

I/we understand and agree that Palladium does NOT provide any insurance coverage for my person or my property. I/we acknowledge that I/we am responsible for my safety and my own health care needs, and for the protection of my/our vehicle and property.

In exchange for allowing me/us to participate in the Open House activities and events, I/we agree to release from liability, agree to indemnify, and hold harmless Palladium Books Inc., and any Palladium agent, officer, employee or volunteer worker acting within the scope of their duties, for any injury to my person or damage or loss of property.

This Release shall be binding upon myself/ourselves, successors in interest, and/or any person(s) suing on my/our behalf. We further agree that any disagreements under this agreement shall be resolved under the laws of, and in courts located in, the State of Michigan.

I/we am at least 18 years old and have read and understood this document, and if under the age of 18, I have had my parent or legal guardian read, approve and accept the terms of this Release. I/we voluntarily agree to it as is acknowledged by the purchasing of this ticket. I/we understand that this document is complete unto itself and that any oral promises or representations made to me/us concerning this document and/or its terms are not binding upon Palladium, its officers, agents, employees or volunteer workers. If asked, I/we agree to sign a copy of this Release at the Open House location.