Thursday, April 5, 2012

AM2 Announces Convention Debut of Live Board Game CONVENTION RUSH this June 15-17 in Anaheim, CA


Win Amazon Gift Cards and Earn Limited Beta Tester Ribbons (While Supplies Last) Available for Passport Holders That Participate and Play! Get your Passports Today and Experience the Difference!

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (March 29, 2012)
­ 3 Day Passport holders get ready to play the debut of the most awesome one-of-a-kind LIVE and INTERACTIVE Board Game, Convention Rush (by the makers of Theme Park Rush), where players are the pieces and AM2 is the board at this summer¹s most anticipated anime, manga and music convention this coming June 15-17, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center and Hilton. More info can be found at

Convention Rush, created by the makers of Theme Park Rush, is a one-of-a-kind Live Board Game Experience where you are the pieces and the convention is your board. Compete by yourself or with a team against others in a game that will have you viewing the convention in a brand new way. Buy event locations and make the other teams pay their dues to view an event in that area, throughout the entire game you'll receive special events and tasks from the game master. Be the first to own an entire floor to become the richest team and win. This monopoly style game is something you won't want to miss. Register your team at the Convention Rush table (at the Summer Festival).

This ³Monopoly²-like game utilizes virtual dollars and is FREE to play for 3-Day Passport Holders. Overall and Daily Convention winners are awarded Amazon gift cards.

³When was the last time you went to a convention event and knew exactly what is you wanted to do in between the things you really wanted to see? Well with our game you¹ll have a plan for your downtime between panels,² states Fluffs McKenzie, Convention/Theme-Park Rush Creator, ³we¹re looking forward to testing our new game at AM2 and getting your feedback to help shape the game. Everyone who participates will receive a beta tester ribbon (while supplies last). So stop by our table...Ready, Set, RUSH!²

³AM2 continues to strive for the best experience for our attendees,² states AM2 representative Chase Wang, ³AM2 will be the place to be with all the amazing guests of honors, concerts, exhibit hall and other amazing activities for fans and enthusiasts! Get your Passports today and experience the difference!²

Basic Rules of the Game v0.3

Be the team with the most cash at the end of the game.

Playing the game:
Your team starts with 2000 Rush Bucks (RB), you will send a message to the game master or utilize the site to make your rolls to the next space.
There will be 3 kinds of games:
§ All Con: Will last, you guessed it, all convention. The team at the end of the con gets a $50 gift card to Amazon.
§ Day Game: Will last an entire day of the convention. Winning team at the end of the day will earn a $10 Amazon Gift Card.
§ Quick Game: For those looking to try out the game and see the amount of fun it is. No prizes are awarded at this level and each game runs approximately 4 hours.
§ Every team starts at go and then follows their game board to the location specified. Random trivia and fun facts will be sent throughout each game. The first team to text the correct response back will earn their team a perk.
§ When you land on a certain event location your team will have the opportunity to purchase that location. You will be able to upgrade your locations so that you can collect more Rush Toll when others land on your location.
§ You will have the option to purchase locations from others if they¹re willing to give it up. Every time you pass go your team will receive 500 RB.
§ If you land on ³Go to Jail² You must spend 30 mins with the Event Rush crew.
§ You must stay at your location for the duration of the event at the location unless stated on the space.

Losing the game:
You lose the game when you cannot afford to pay what is asked of you on a space you land on. For example, if you land on the 400 RB Luxury Tax you lose the game if you have less than 400 RB and no properties to mortgage.

Winning the game:
Your team wins the game if you have the most Rush Bucks at the end time of the game. Alternatively, if your team controls ALL of the attractions (excluding railroads) your team wins the game.

Please note that ALL Guest of Honor activities (i.e. panels, autographs, appearances, etc.) are ALL Passport preferred activities. There will also be a private Meet & Greet event for Anaheim Hilton Room Block Attendees (room key proof is required).

Attendees can avoid the anticipated huge lines at autographs, premiere screenings, workshops, main events, concerts and panels by purchasing a Passport fast pass for the event. The Passport fast pass will also provide holders with premier seating options at Main Events and at Concert events as well as major discounts with theme parks (including Disneyland and the grand opening of Cars Land, Knotts Berry Farm, etc.), retailers and local restaurants. Bypass the lines and get your Passport today and experience the difference!

AM2 current activities include Exhibit Hall, AMV¹s, Arcade, Summer Festival, Behind the Voice Actors Studio, Masquerade, Dances, Fashion Shows, Table Top, Console Gaming, Workshops, Panels, Concerts and more!

AM2 Official Guests of Honor includes Andrea Libman, Quinton Flynn and Toshihiro Kawamoto.

AM2 Premieres, screenings and exclusive screenings include ACE ATTORNEY, FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST: THE STAR OF MILOS, KAIBUTSU-KUN THE MOVIE, KAIJI 2 and more!

Current Major Sponsors Include: Anime News Network and Snakebyte USA.

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About AM2
Located in Anaheim, California ­ AM2, established in 2010, is a multi-day (3 days) 24 hour event with no general attendance/badge purchase requirement and is aspiring to be a key meeting place for fans that share a common interest in Asian music, Animation/Anime, and Comics/Manga. Nominal fees are charged for certain activities that attendees choose to participate in. AM2 will be held on June 15-17, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center in sunny Anaheim, California. More information can be found at


Anime, Music and Manga Press Release

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