2018 Palladium Open House Weekend Admission


2018 Palladium Open House Weekend Admission
Code: POH-3DAY
Price: $55.00
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2018 Palladium Open House – April 19-22, 2018

Game at the Palladium Books warehouse with the people who create the games you enjoy

2018 POH Highlights – April 19-22:

  • Play in games run by the very people who make them, in the building where the magic happens. At the Palladium warehouse in Westland, Michigan.
  • Three days of gaming (4 for those attending VIP night), plus panel talks and more.
  • Price of admission covers ALL events.
  • Many run by the writers and artists who create them!
  • 30-40 Palladium creators will be present to chat and sign books.
  • Saturday Auction (evening) of Palladium Books collectibles, original art, out of print items and oddities.
  • Largest gathering of Palladium creators anywhere! Artists, writers, Defilers and more.
  • Get original artwork, character sketches, books and more.
  • Get the latest news and happenings.
  • Spend time and play in games with Kevin Siembieda and other Palladium personalities.

28 Confirmed Palladium Creators & Personalities for POH, and we expect others

  • Brandon Aten (Writer; Triax 2, Madhaven, Sovietski, Splicers®)
  • Matthew Balent (Author of Weapons & Armor, Weapons & Castles, Monsters and Animals, and other titles; he was present at the start of Palladium Books!)
  • Carmen Bellaire (Writer and Game Designer; Powers Unlimited 1-3, Splicers®, RRT, and more)
  • Joseph Bergmans (Honorary Staff Member, Helper and Consultant)
  • James Brown (Game Master Supreme, Megaversal Ambassador)
  • Greg Diaczyk (Writer, Rifts® Lemuria and The Rifter®)
  • Mark Dudley (Artist and Game Master)
  • Scott Gibbons (Staff, Business Manager and Game Designer)
  • Carl Gleba (Writer, Three Galaxies, Hades, Dyval, Megaverse® in Flames, Minion War series, and many others, and an awesome G.M.)
  • Chris Guertin (Honorary Staff Member/Helper)
  • Patrick “Jake” Jakubowski (Megaversal Ambassador & Game Master)
  • Doug Lamberson (Honorary Staff Member/Helper)
  • “Madman” Mike Leonard (Artist and Writer)
  • Alex Marciniszyn (Staff Editor and Research)
  • Mike Mumah (Artist)
  • Mark Oberle (Writer, Nightbane® and The Rifter®)
  • Victor Peterson (Megaversal Ambassador & Game Master)
  • Ben Rodriguez (Artist)
  • Julius Rosenstein (Staff, Writer, Editor & Game Master)
  • Jeff “NMI” Ruiz (Palladium’s Online Administrator & MA)
  • Kevin Siembieda (Staff, Founder, Writer, Artist & Game Master)
  • Kathy Simmons (Staff, Order Processing and Customer Service)
  • Wayne Smith (Staff, Editor, and Editor-in-Chief of The Rifter®)
  • Charles Walton II (Artist, Writer, and Splicehead)
  • Taylor White (Writer and Musician; Chaos Earth® Resurrection, Hell Followed™, and others)

And we expect more ...

  • Amy L. Ashbaugh (Artist); tentative
  • Sean Patrick Fannon (Writer, Savage Rifts® RPG Line); tentative
  • Josh Sinsapaugh (Writer, Rifter® Contributor); tentative
  • Ramon K. Perez (Artist, Comic Books); tentative

Note: Tentative means they have reached out to tell us they hope to be at the POH, but cannot guarantee it at this time.

2018 Palladium Open House Location:

39074 Webb Court
Westland, MI 48185
734-721-2903 (order line)

Tickets:

  • VIP Thursday – April 19, 2018 (special): 3:00 PM doors open and you get first crack at limited editions, original art, new products, specialty items, and meet the Palladium staff and all available creators – 6:00 PM dinner – 7:00 PM Opening Ceremonies – 8:00 PM the evening’s games begin. Cost of VIP night is $95 (dinner included). Limited to about 100-120 people plus Palladium creators. Note: VIP Thursday always sells out fast, so we offer around 60% of the tickets now, and the remainder at the end of January, 2018. Cost: $95 (Thursday only).
  • Weekend Pass: $55 (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
  • Friday (only): $30
  • Saturday (only): $30
  • Sunday (only): $12

Hotels – two to choose from:

Instructions: A) When reserving a room at Red Roof Inn, be sure to request the “Palladium Books Group Rate.” At the Hampton Inn & Suites, you need the following 3-letter code: POH (Group Rate).

B) Make certain you request two beds if that is what you need. Otherwise you are likely to get one queen- or king-size bed. Important Note: Doubles (rooms with two beds) are limited at BOTH hotels! Order sooner than later.

C) Reserve your room now. Your card will NOT be charged until the date of the event, and you make sure you have your room held for you. HOTEL CANCELLATIONS: To avoid “cancellation fees” we recommend you cancel at least 3 days before the event (or as soon as you know you cannot make the POH). Note: Must RESERVE HOTEL ROOM by March 15, 2017 to guarantee a room and get the special Group Rates.

Want to stay a few extra days? The Red Roof Inn said they would extend the special rate of $49.95 to include one or more extra days for those of you who may be arriving a day or two early or staying a day after (Monday, April 23, checking out on Tuesday morning). POH Dates – April 19 for VIP Thursday. April 20-22, 2018 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday). The Hampton Inn was not willing to extend this courtesy, though if enough people inquire, they might. It cannot hurt to ask.

1. Red Roof Inn

39700 Ann Arbor Rd
Plymouth, MI 48170
734-459-3300
Request the “Palladium Books Group Rate.”

  • $49.95 plus tax per night for a double (2 beds).
  • $49.95 plus tax per night for a King (one large bed).

Note: The Red Roof Inn is a no frills hotel, hence the low nightly rate, in a nice, safe neighborhood right off the highway. Make sure you tell the hotel you want the “Palladium Books Group Rate” and request two double beds if that’s what you need. Located in Plymouth.

Location: It is only 3 miles away from the Palladium warehouse and near where the old hotel is located, off of Ann Arbor Road and I-275. Many places to eat nearby on Ann Arbor Road. We highly recommend a small family diner, Good Day Café restaurant on Hix Road (and half-way to Palladium) for a quick, tasty and inexpensive breakfast. Kathy and Kevin enjoy breakfast there often.

2. Hampton Inn and Suites

1950 N. Haggerty Road
Canton, MI 48187
734-844-1111
Request the “POH” Group Rate.

  • $119.00 per night plus tax for “double Queen beds” (that’s two queen-sized beds!).
  • $129 per night for one “King Suite” – SUITE is the important part of this request – and it comes with one king bed and a pull out sofa, but PLEASE confirm that with the hotel.

Hampton Inn amenities include:

  • This is a more upscale hotel also in a nice part of town near Palladium Books.
  • Free hot breakfast offered daily, allowing guests to start their day off right without an additional charge.
  • Free high-speed and Wireless Internet access in the lobby and all guestrooms, allowing guests to stay connected to their friends and family while at the hotel.
  • Guests have the option to earn both HHonors points and airline miles.
  • Location: City of Canton. Most notable cross streets: Ford Road and I-275. Only 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the Palladium warehouse and near all kinds of places to eat down Ford Road, and an Ikea.

Airport Note: The hotels and Palladium’s warehouse are 15-20 minutes from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) in Romulus, Michigan, near I-275. Detroit Metro is the airport you want to use.

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CONSENT TO PARTICIPATE AND RELEASE LIABILITY

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.

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By purchasing an admission 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.

I/WE UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS A LEGAL DOCUMENT. I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THIS RELEASE AND ALL ITS TERMS AND EXECUTE IT WITH FULL KNOWLEDGE OF ITS MEANING AND SIGNIFICANCE.

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