BETHANY, W.Va. – Bethany College is inviting board game enthusiasts to playtest a series of prototypes and offer feedback to the designers on Saturday, Nov. 9.

The College is hosting Unpub mini from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the basement of Bethany Memorial Church, 303 Main St. Admission is free, and playtesters are eligible for door prizes.

Designers are welcome to register their games to be playtested at

Published designer Dr. Wictz will attend the event with a number of his prototypes, as will Bethany College Board

Game Design students who will playtest games they have designed for class.

The feedback offered at the event will be used to help improve the games.

Those who would like to participate can drop in and out at any point during the day.


Bethany College, founded in 1840, is the oldest private college in West Virginia. The Bethany experience focuses on academic excellence in the area of liberal arts and prepares students for a lifetime of work and a life of significance.