May 28, 2022

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Bar-Le-Duck regains control with Gaming Day

La Barroise de Bar-le-Duc

After being canceled in 2020 due to Kovid-19, Bar-Le-Duck Gaming Meeting is back for a fourth edition. It will take place this Saturday, November 20, from 9am to 6pm in La Borough.

Free discovery day

Gaming Day An event day Dedicated to Bar-Le-Duck Video games and gaming culture. In 2019, it welcomed less than 976 visitors. A meeting place for gamers, but also for those who are interested, the conference opens its doors This Saturday, November 20 from 9am to 6pm in La Barois. Free admission And a health pass from the age of 12 is mandatory.

“There are no sales inside, it’s really free everything and the day people come to find out”, Kebdi Lehosen, Youth Coordinator, explained to the community community of Bar-le-Duck Sud Muse.

Visitors have the freedom to walk and tour around all the stands offered by La Barrois. The agreement is divided into three parts: Free access to various games, cosplay stands and awareness stands.

Free access games

The Intergeneration Play Area, with free access, will occupy most of the convention. From Retro Japanese arcade machines, new generation consoles, board games, computers, but also dance simulators Delights young and old alike.

A place is dedicated Virtual reality By providing VR headsets and simulators (Virtual Reality) State-of-the-art assessment.

All board games have an association called Les Déglingués du Jeu and Bar-le-Duc Game Bar.», Mentions Kebdi Lehosen.

Cosplay innovation

a cosplay Discovery Booth Is also expected.

This hobby involves playing your favorite role in video games, manga, anime or series by getting their physical appearance through costumes, wigs, makeup, contact lenses and more.

This year we will have five to ten cosplayers, who will display their costumes, parade through the room, but take pictures and talk to those who ask them questions. We also aim to hold a Cosplay competition by next year.», Confidence the Youth Coordinator.


Finally, the Awareness component Provide several stands for Discuss the different aspects of video games and screens : Its dangers, precautions to be taken, PEGI logos, its integration into French culture, but its good sides and what they can bring.

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Three fiery tournaments

Organized by the LANA France Association, three video game tournaments are organized. Throughout the day, participants can participate in the competition Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Rocket League or even FIFA22.

To participate in tournaments, registration is required. They are free and must be done by 9am on Saturday, November 20th.

FIFA22 on PlayStation 5

Players of FIFA22 on PlayStation 5 The first to face each other, At 10 p.m.. The tournament will take place in 8 pools for 4 players. Places are still available and Registrations must be done online.

Participants are expected 30 minutes before Start of the tournament FIFA22 admins must fully verify their registration.

Rocket League sur PC

Tournament Rocket League sur PC Takes place after 30 minutes, or 10:30 p.m.. Registrations are done on the Internet, And their Full verification must be done with FIFA 22 admins by 10am..

A maximum of 16 teams of two can participate.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe On Switch

Gamers can do battle Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 1:30 p.m.. In total, a maximum of 32 people can play on the switch. Verification of Pre-registered registrations on the Internet By 1pm Mario Kart will be done with 8 admins.

Prizes will be awarded to the winners of each tournament The cut of the event. This friendly event is sure to delight young enthusiasts and even the most nostalgic.

Poster of the Convention © City of Bar-le-Duck