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Party & Social Games Session @ Cafe Games

Yes, this is a dedicated session for all kinds of party and social games! No euros or strategy games.
More of a social club than a strategy session!

The restaurant lunch menu is available from the bar from 12 to 3 and drinks too! "Eat, drink and be merry!"

If you’re new, I highly recommend you start during this session, so you get to meet a variety of people, in some lighter games, before getting into the long strategic games of the later session.

We’re looking for

Party games, like Dixit, Pictionary, Telestrations, Taboo, Cranium, Reverse Charades, Billionaire, Perpetual Commotion, Articulate, Anomia, Cards Against Humanity etc

• Word games, like Scrabble, Scattergories, Boggle

• Tile games, like Qwirkle, Rummikub, Dominos,

• Card games, like Uno, 500, Bridge, Canasta

• Dexterity games, like Jenga, Crokinole, Bausack and Foosball

• and of course the Psychological/Negotiation games like Werewolf (Mafia), The Resistance, Bohnanza

If you've never played these games before, we're more than happy to show you how. :-)

You’ll notice that after 5pm the latter half of this session overlaps with the “All Games” event. You’re welcome to stay on and continue to play lighter games or even try some more strategic games. ( In case you’re wondering, ruling is, Munchkin is strategy. )

Yes I will be bringing along *some* games, but this sort of event works best when everyone helps out.

GOLD COIN donation appreciated - helps with costs.

Pay: for food, drink as you go. (This is a restaurant, not your mate's garage, so I should not need to spell out that it's inappropriate to bring your own food and drink)

Photos and videos from previous Cafe Games events can be found on our website

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  • deb

    Want to game ANZAC weekend? Classic 80's Nintendo games tournament charity fundraiser Sunday April 27th at the Backlot Studios - check out for more info.

    April 23, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I had a great time, thanks for making me welcome.

    2 · April 13, 2014

  • Ben

    Hey folks, thank you for a fun day as always.

    When I was picking my games up, I was unable to find my expansions for King of Tokyo. Did anyone else take them home accidentally?

    1 · April 12, 2014

    • Christopher

      Can you confirm that the expansions weren't separate but were inside a King of Tokyo box? I'm pretty sure I saw two copies there so I think someone picked up the wrong one.

      April 13, 2014

    • Andrew

      Hi Ben, I've left a message on your homepage with my contact details, I have accidently taken it, my expansions were in the boot of my car but I thought I had taken it in the bag with the base game. I'm so sorry, please call me and I will drop them off to you when you are free.

      1 · April 13, 2014

  • Franco

    A great night as always

    April 13, 2014

  • Liliya

    I know I know, no strategy games this time, but just in case for session after :) Anyone interested in "Poleconomy"?:)

    April 11, 2014

    • Christopher

      Hi Liliya, make sure you read the messages sent to you and also put your name down for any events you intend to attend.

      April 12, 2014

    • Liliya


      April 12, 2014

  • Liliya

    Hi everyone :) I am Liliya:) I love Board games, especially about finances and money...Maybe someone seriously interested in playing "Poleconomy"?:)

    April 11, 2014

  • Andrew W.

    Hi! I assume newcomers are welcome? My wife and I are interested. We can bring a few games including a Swedish game similar to Othello (name escapes me right now) and my pride and joy, a custom localised version of Cards Against Humanity.

    2 · April 10, 2014

    • Jenson La P.

      It appears these occasions are a lot more eventful than advertised. :P

      April 10, 2014

    • Christopher

      For those arachnophobes out there, this was not at Cafe Games. Unless someone brings a copy of NJJ's spider-racing game "Dangle" :-P

      1 · April 11, 2014

  • Sarah C.

    Hi, had to change to a no. Got hooked into going to Supanova on Saturday. Sorry!

    April 8, 2014

  • Amy

    Supanova is that weekend.

    April 7, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm hoping to make this event. I have a bit on, on this day and will need to leave by 4pm so hopefully I can get there.

    1 · April 7, 2014

  • deb

    HI - Just put some info up on the discussion board about the new Escape Room in Flemington. Please contact me if interested in trying it? I'm very keen

    Escape Room Melbourne is a live puzzle game, designed for 2-3 people.

    April 3, 2014

  • David B.

    I note that this year's International Tabletop Day is 5th April. As this was the event that drew me to you fine people last year, I'm wondering whether anything is being organised for this year?

    March 17, 2014

    • Christopher

      I've no plans to run anything at this stage. It would be nice but I've a lot on my plate right now.

      March 25, 2014

    • deb

      A couple of other groups are holding games events - one is Continuum Con Geeky Outings

      April 2, 2014

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