Thursday, December 12, 2013

National StreetPass Weekend Meet Up with StreeetPass NYC

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Directions:   NQR456 Train to 14th Street Union Square or F, M  Train to 14th Street then walk East to Union Square

Location: Barnes & Nobel Union Square (33 East 17th Street New York, NY 10003)

Date: December 15st, Sunday

Event Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

National StreetPass Weekend for New York City will take place on December 15 at the Barnes & Noble at Union Square!

Join us on the third floor cafe as we collect StreetPass tags, experience Nintendo zone, play Nintendo 3DS multiplayer games such as Pokemon X & Pokemon Y, Luigi's Mansion Dark Moon and Mario Party Island Tour and more! Plus we may have a limited number of "premium swag" that we will share with those that attend the meetup.

During this weekend, all the Nintendo Zones in North America will be put together and mixed around so that users have the opportunity to StreetPass with people from different parts of the country.

The existing StreetPass feature allows players to StreetPass only with those within their vicinity. During National StreetPass Weekend, when players enter one of 29,000 Nintendo Zones, they will be connected with other 3DS users from all around North America.

Nintendo Zones have StreetPass relay points, so when a 3DS user gets near a Nintendo Zone, their StreetPass data is automatically forwarded to Nintendo servers, which temporarily store it before passing it onto the next 3DS user who enters that Zone. This feature, which was announced earlier this year, aims to allow players to find more Miis in their StreetPass Mii Plaza.

While connected over Nintendo Zone, users will be able to watch 3D videos, full-length animations, play demos and find retailer promotions and coupons. 
More information about National StreetPass Weekend, including how to find your nearest Nintendo Zone, can be found at

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

StreetPass NYC Winter Solstice Holiday Party

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Directions: J, M, Z Train to Marcy Ave

Location: Bottleneck Gallery (60 Broadway, Brooklyn, New York 11249)

Date: December 21st, Saturday

Time: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

No matter what holiday you celebrate in the coldest month of the year, StreetPass NYC welcomes all to our little gathering before the holidays to end the year not with a big game launch bang but something better: quality time with each other.

The party will be located at the Bottleneck Gallery in Brooklyn, only 6 blocks from the Marcy Ave J & Z line. No entry fee and all ages. From 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM we will have at least one HDTV where will play a variety of Wii U games listed bellow chosen by the crowd:

> Super Mario 3D World
> Wii Party U
> Wii Sports Club
> Sonic Lost World
> Disney Infinity
> Pikmin 3
> The Wonderful 101
> Rayman Legends
> Pokemon Rumble U
> Monster Hunter Ultimate

As well as playing locally and online with each other with huge hitting Nintendo 3DS games such as Animal Crossing, Pokemon X & Pokemon Y, Luigi's Mansion Dark Moon, Mario Kart 7 and more!

In addition, we will have various activities throughout the night such as a video montage of all of our 2013 events, live music, food and drink and a Yankee Swap.

With no entry fee or age limit, you don't want to miss this!

==Yankee Swap Rules==

Everyone who participates brings in one wrapped gift. (We will only take wrapped gifts to protect the anonymity of the gift) They will be placed in a central location, and the participants will determine the order they will take turns selecting them. For all of the participants, we will assign them a number to determine who goes first. First person opens a wrapped gift that isn't their own, and opens it for everyone to see. The next person chooses a gift, then opens it, and must decide whether to keep it, or swap it for the first player's gift. Every participant in order gets to select a gift, open it, and decide whether they would like to swap it , or keep it. After all of the gifts are chosen, the person who chose their gift first now has the option to swap or keep the gift, and the game is over.

The price range for the wrapped gifts are between $15 minimum and $30 maximum. Gifts that are excluded from the Yankee Swap are T-shirts and Gift cards of any kind (this includes Nintendo e-shop cards). It's recommended that you bring your gifts wrapped.

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