Big Robot/501st Fundraiser Draws Over 300 Visitors


Big Robot Game Cafe, located at 114 East Main Street in Tipp City, OH, sponsored a charitable fundraiser featuring members of the 501st Stormtrooper Legion.Hosted at Tipp City’s newest downtown business, the Tipp Video Game Celebration hosted nearly 300 people today – children of all ages came to meet their Star Wars heroes and experience gaming on state-of-the-art equipment. Darth Maul, Stormtroopers, Clone Troopers and a pair of Tusken Raiders were joined by Marvel legends Wolverine and Spiderman to entertain the visitors and take photos with children. Every computer and game console in Big Robot was packed with players enjoying Rock Band, Guitar Hero, and a wide selection of PC games. Employees of Big Robot Game Cafe served free food and drinks and introduced to a totally new entertainment experience in Tipp City.

During the event, donations were accepted by Child Care Choices, a non-profit resource and referral agency started in 1987 as a community attempt to meet the growing need for child care and to improve the quality of child care. The mission of Child Care Choices is to identify child care providers for Miami County families and to provide child care information, training, and support for families and child care providers.

For more information on the Big Robot Game Cafe, visit their website at

UPDATE: Here is the announcement in the Dayton Daily News.


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