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Paris, France. November 1, 2010. – During the National Coordinators
meeting at the European Continental Championship, the assembled
National Coordinators along with the V:EKN advisory board, nominated
Johannes Walch to be the Acting Chairperson of the Vampire: Elder
Kindred Network, the official players’ organization for the trading
card game, Vampire: The Eternal Struggle.
Johannes and the V:EKN advisory board announced that the new V:EKN
website will be launched at the end of the year.
Some additional announcements:
* Robyn Tatu will remain as the Ratings coordinator and take over some
of the organized play duties from Oscar Garza.
* Oscar Garza will still be available as an advisor and liaison with
WW/CCP. He announced continued support from White Wolf for important
events during 2011.
* LSJ will continue in his role as the Rules Monger and Tournament
* New to the Advisory board is Eric Chiang who will be the Storyline
Coordinator and Gines Quinero who is the V:EKN Website Coordinator.
* There will also be a Marketing team and the Marketing Director will
be announced soon.
Systems for assigning National Coordinators, Princes and other
volunteers and for communication between V:EKN and the player
community where also outlined.
Additional information will be announced over the next 6 weeks and all
the resources that players and tournament organizers need along with
the V:EKN organization information will be available on the new
There will be a North-American Championship (NAC) and European
Championship (EC) 2011. NAC is already announced, a vote for
determining the location of the EC is currently held among the
national coordinators, results due for end of November.
Vampire: Elder Kindred Network, created in 1997, is the Official V:TES
Players' Organization dedicated to the continued health of V:TES. The
V:EKN endeavors to help V:TES grow in popularity through the embracing
of new players as well as through the support of the existing fans.
Vampire: The Eternal Struggle is a Deckmaster trading card game set in
White Wolf’s World of Darkness. All rights reserved.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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VAMPIRE: ELDER KINDRED NETWORK ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTOR OF MARKETING
Vampire: The Eternal Struggle Player's Organization Appoints Robert
Goudie to Administrative Board Position
LOS ANGELES, CA - November 20th, 2010– Johannes Walch, Chairman of
the Vampire: Elder Kindred Network, and the organization's National
Coordinators have approved the appointment of Robert Goudie to the
V:EKN Administrative Board. Mr. Goudie will serve in the role of
Director of Marketing and is charged with keeping existing V:TES
players informed and engaged while also endeavoring to attract new
Robert Goudie is a former Chairman of the V:EKN and Developer of the
Vampire: The Eternal Struggle Players Guide. He has been credited as a
developer on several V:TES expansions and has designed V:TES events
including the Prophecies League and the Nergal and Eye of Hazimel
The V:EKN organization is undergoing a revitalization in response to
the news that CCP would cease publication of new V:TES expansions.
The filling-out of the Administrative Board is an important step by
the V:EKN in its effort to support organized play around the world.
The V:EKN is in the midst of creating a new website which it expects
to launch at the end of the year.
About Vampire: Elder Kindred Network
Founded in 1997, the Vampire: Elder Kindred Network is the official
Vampire: The Eternal Struggle Players' Organization dedicated to the
continued health of V:TES. The V:EKN endeavors to help the game grow
in popularity through the embracing of new players as well as through
the support of the existing fans.
About Vampire: The Eternal Struggle
Vampire: The Eternal Struggle is a Deckmaster™ trading card game set
in White Wolf’s popular World of Darkness. Created in 1994 by Richard
Garfield as the follow-up to his groundbreaking Magic: The Gathering
trading card game, V:TES is one of the most enduring games in the
genre with fans and organized play events in countries across the
© Vampire: Elder Kindred Network 2010. All rights reserved.
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11/29/2010, 4:47 am
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