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International Tabletop Day @ Cafe Games - I have had several queries about our combined Cafe Games / International Tabletop Day event on Saturday 11th April. Cafe Games Day = our regular 11-hour games session at the Celtic Club for 90-120+ people, running since 2008. Internatio Christopher Mar 24, 2015 5:18 PM
Meetup details changed: Whiskey & Board Games - "Oops sorry guys, Whiskey & Board Games is next week, not in April!" - Christopher I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: Christopher Mar 20, 2015 8:12 PM
Cafe Games this weekend (reminder) - Just to remind folks, our regular 11-hour Cafe Games session is running THIS Saturday (7th March). It's one week early due to St Patrick's Day celebrations, but there's been ample notice. For more details: Christopher Mar 5, 2015 4:57 PM
Saturday! Come to Cafe Games for Strategy and Party Games - Remember to put your name down for Cafe Games this Saturday! Whatever kind of game you like, we have something for you. After a relaxed day of playing social games like Scrabble, Pictionary, Resistance and Canasta, we open the floodg Christopher Oct 6, 2014 12:10 PM
Welcome newcomers to Eurogames at the Royal Standard - With Chris' kind permission, I wanted to let all on the Melbourne boardgaming meetup know about recent changes we've had to our fortnightly Eurogames at the Royal Standard meetup for all players, but especially those new to gaming and new to the group. Ben Sep 15, 2014 10:12 PM
Are you new? Come to Cafe Games this Saturday! - Hi folks, If you're new here, maybe a bit shy and wondering where to start, I highly recommend coming along to our Cafe Games event this Saturday in the city. It starts at 12pm with light fun "party" style games, and other Christopher Jun 10, 2014 10:39 AM
Comedy Festival Event Reminder! - Some of you have complained that you didn't receive the email about the event I've set up for the comedy festival board games event " The Late Night Board Game Slumber Party ". Friday 4th April !  Improv Consp Christopher Mar 26, 2014 4:42 PM
Eurogames page on Facebook - Hello Gamers, Corey from Eurogames at the Royal Standard here. Just a wee note to let you know that our merry little meet-up has entered the 21st century and now has a page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eurog­amesattheroy user 1. Mar 25, 2014 11:12 AM
Eurogames page on Facebook - Hello Gamers, Corey from Eurogames at the Royal Standard here. Just a wee note to let you know that our merry little meet-up has entered the 21st century and now has a page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eurog­amesattheroyalstanda user 1. Mar 25, 2014 11:07 AM
Meetup details changed: Eurogames at the Royal Standard - Hi Melbourne Boardgamers! Just a quick reminder about our regular, fortnightly strategy game meet-up near the city centre: Eurogames at the Royal Standard . user 1. Mar 19, 2014 6:58 PM
Feb Fotos, Cafe Games tomorrow, and CHAMPIONSHIPS next week! - Just in time for a slack Friday afternoon, here are some colourful photos of the Cafe Games fun from last month! http://cafegames.wordpress.com­/2014/03/07/lots-of-colours/ ALSO ... hope to see you a Christopher Mar 7, 2014 4:19 PM
Meetup details changed: Eurogames at the Royal Standard - Hello Gamers, By popular demand, I've experimentally upped the limit on our meet-up to 100 people. Mark the Publican says he can provide the extra space, so we're going to give it a go, starting this week. Unfortunately, I can't attend user 1. Feb 12, 2014 9:07 AM
Meetup details changed: Cafe Games Annual Picnic - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Boardgam­es-group-party-and-strategy-ga­mes/events/150573742/ Christopher Dec 10, 2013 2:30 AM
PAX Australia 2014 Tickets on Sale - The big computer game convention "PAX" is coming to Australia again in just under a year and the tickets have just gone on sale in the last few weeks and are quickly selling out. They've got a large section where you can come and play boardgame Christopher Nov 13, 2013 9:40 AM
Rescheduled Eurogames at the Royal Standard - Hi All!   Please note: there have been some changes to the timetable for Eurogames at the Royal Standard. Check the dates to make sure you don't miss out or arrive on the wrong day! (Also note that the dates for 2014 are yet to be fina user 1. Oct 9, 2013 12:16 PM
New Meetup: Eurogames at the Royal Standard - Announcing a new Meetup for Melbourne Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What : Eurogames at the Royal Standard user 1. Sep 26, 2013 2:31 PM
"Games in bags = Don't Touch!" ... and other etiquette - Just a quick reminder, while I've got your ear ...   Remember, when you come to Café Games, or any games clubs, that all the games you are playing with belong to someone. Someone who has been kind enough to bring their favourite games along Christopher Aug 9, 2013 6:34 PM
Changes to Cafe Games (from September) - Howdy Games Players! I'm excited to announce a new innovation in the way I'm running my Café Games "big games day" events! Starting with September's Café Games, on Saturday 14th, the event will be split into two sessions. One Christopher Aug 9, 2013 2:21 AM
One Day Bridge Basics "Crash Course" - Learn the world's greatest card game which is even played by James Bond, Snoopy, Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, Radiohead and Omar Sharif! http://www Laura G. Apr 4, 2013 1:08 PM
New Meetup: Pub Werewolf night! (also tabletop games) - Announcing a new Meetup for Melbourne Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What : Pub Werewolf night! (also tabletop games) Phil M. Jan 9, 2013 10:02 AM
2nd & 3rd of March: Victorian State Board Game Tournaments! -   In March our regular Cafe Games Day at the Celtic Club will be the venue for the Victorian state board game tournaments! There will be tournaments for Carcassonne, Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Dominion and Memoir '44, with a ra Christopher Jan 6, 2013 11:46 PM
[New post] Another Great Year of Games! -       New post on Cafe Games Christopher Dec 22, 2012 12:10 PM
Seasons Greetings from Eurogames at the Royal Standard - Merry Christmas! A big thank-you to all who have supported Eurogames at the Royal Standard this year and helped us to help Melbourne 'go cardboard'.   Thanks to you, our little meet-up has gone from strength to strength, helping to bri user 1. Dec 21, 2012 2:22 PM
Cafe Games club annual picnic - this weekend! - It's back on again this year, Cafe Games goes out into a sunny Melbourne park to play games. Check out the link for photos and more: http://www.m Christopher Dec 5, 2012 7:42 PM
Advertising Competition: "Live the Game"! - (Short notice, but hey :-) "I'm Laurence Wolf, the CEO of Brand Honee ( www.brandhon.ee ). We host video competitions for brands seeking ad content from our Australian creative community. We c Christopher Nov 15, 2012 10:29 AM
I made a card game, and it's on Kickstarter right now, and I'm bringing it to the next meeting - It's called Professor Pugnacious' Portfolio of Perils, Pugilism, and Perfidy-the Card Game of Victorian Combat. It's a deckbuilding card game pitting Steampunk Heroes against Gothic Horrors. Train yourself, acquire gadgetry, destroy your Adver Thomas Nov 14, 2012 7:35 PM
Meetup vs Meetup Laser Tag - Shane has asked me to remind folks that there are still spots available at the Meetup vs Meetup Laser Tag this weekend. It's lots of fun sneaking around in the dark, going "pewpew" at other players with your laser guns. Christopher Oct 16, 2012 9:36 AM
Discount Card: Eurogames at the Royal Standard - Hi Folks, I've received a few questions about the discount card handed out at Eurogames at the Royal Standard. So, here are some really important points to note: This card applies to the Swanston St (i.e. City) Mind Games store o user 1. Oct 11, 2012 4:34 PM
Eurogames: lost and found - Dear Eurogamers, A couple of items went astray at the last Eurogames at the Royal Standard on September 26th: user 1. Oct 2, 2012 10:34 AM
Mind Games discount for Eurogamers - Hi All, Exclusive to participants of Eurogames at the Royal Standard (EatRS), Mind Games Melbourne is offering a 10 per cent discount on all of their wares. I'll be handing out discount cards to all who've attended at least three Eurogames nigh user 1. Sep 19, 2012 4:24 PM
City Journal interviews Cafe Games - For some Friday amusement, here I am getting interviewed by the RMIT "City Journal" about my Cafe Games club. (video and text article) http://cafega Christopher Sep 14, 2012 10:06 AM
Eurogames at the Royal Standard—some mix-up - Hi Folks,   For some reason I haven't yet fathomed, meetup.com is now showing two events for Eurogames at the Royal Standard on Wednesday, September 5th.   Needless to say, there's only the one. I'll try to work out wh user 1. Aug 29, 2012 11:25 AM
Reminder: the next few Eurogames at the Royal Standard meet-ups - Hello Gamers, Just a quick reminder that the next Eurogames at the Royal Standard meet-up is in three not the usual two weeks from now, so Wednesday the user 1. Aug 16, 2012 10:51 AM
New Meetup: Pub Werewolf night! (also tabletop games) - Announcing a new Meetup for Melbourne Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What : Pub Werewolf night! (also tabletop games) Phil M. Jul 27, 2012 11:51 AM
murder mystery games - swapping used ones - I've received this message from Simon K, who isn't a group member, but I'll forward any messages on to him: ========= I wondered if your group/members would be interested in swapping murder mystery games (d Christopher Jul 24, 2012 3:43 PM
Map of Melbourne Board Game Clubs - Hi Folks! Hopefully most of you know that I maintain a webpage where people can find all the boardgame clubs currently active in Melbourne. (There are some other lists around but they are out of date) I try to post it here regularly, bu Christopher Jul 8, 2012 1:47 PM
Boardgames on the Radio! - Howdy game players! I hope you're having a great time at our events? There's another of our big Cafe Games day events this Saturday if you're looking for a good introduction to a range of games. Please remember overall that these are so Christopher Jun 13, 2012 4:39 PM
Videos of April [New Cafe Games club post] - Hey folks, hope you're looking forward to Cafe Games day coming up in just over a week! This month I've put together a video clip of some of the games we played at the April Cafe Games day: Christopher May 4, 2012 2:12 PM
Have you found love through games? - Hello Boardgamers! Those of you who read the Age newspaper might have read the Feature article yesterday about drugs sold online. I was intrigued to notice the journalist was someone who'd attended my charity boardgames event last year, Eiley Christopher Apr 28, 2012 1:38 PM
Venue Change Reminder: Eurogames at the Royal Standard, NOT the Corkman - REMINDER: VENUE CHANGE. This week's eurogames night will be held at Royal Standard Hotel, 333 Williams St, West Melbourne, not far from Victoria Markets. I apologize for any confusion. Also a reminder to change your RSVP status user 1. Apr 17, 2012 4:11 PM
Want a free game? Of your choice?* - Hi folks, The Whitehorse Council would really like people to come along and tutor / teach board games this Saturday at their Global Fiesta. So much so that they're offering to repay us for our time by buying those games for us. If you'v Christopher Mar 13, 2012 11:45 AM
Giant green games, thanks and join us in a game - Thanks to everyone who helped with creating our giant green games, we'll be running our second session of them on Sunday 19th feb at under the gum, sustainable living festival, birrarung marr at 12, so come and join us for a game! Thanks, Chris ---- Chris w. Feb 18, 2012 11:44 AM
Take a look at your profile! (New Question) - Hi boardgamers! You might not have noticed yet, but a little while ago I updated your group profiles. There's now a prompt encouraging you to tell us your favourite games. Sometimes people like to look at the profiles of folks t Christopher Jan 16, 2012 10:12 AM
Cafe Games blog update - photos from Nov, Dec 2011 - New post on Cafe Games Christopher Jan 12, 2012 2:41 PM
Game testing - Preview not available Chris w. Jan 4, 2012 5:40 PM
Cafe Games: What we did in October ... - Hi folks, just a reminder that Cafe Games this Saturday runs from 5pm instead of the usual midday. October was such a busy month that here's a second blog update, this one with lots of photos from Cafe Games October. I look forward to see Christopher Nov 9, 2011 8:48 PM
Update on Weekend Boardgame Tournaments - Charles Bishop who is running this weekend's Tournaments on behalf of the Australian Games Expo has written: ==== Hi all, 21 registered for Settlers of Catan so far but no Stoneage so looks like only a Settlers tournament Christopher Nov 9, 2011 1:51 AM
No Cafe Games next Week - Hey folks, I've decided not to run the midweek Cafe Games event next week - we can just go to the Fed Square games intead on Thursday. Put your name down here: Christopher Oct 21, 2011 12:45 PM
Thurs 20, 27 & 3rd = Fed Square boardgames - The National Gallery of Victoria is collaborating with video games community Freeplay to "explore the evolution and intersection of digital games, art and culture." As a surprising little off-shoot of that, they have a little gallery off Christopher Oct 19, 2011 4:25 PM
Photos from "Cafe Games" September - Hiya folks, looking forward to seeing you all at the big Cafe Games day this Saturday. Numbers are again shooting high, and we'll probably get over 100 again! >>>>> Here's my latest Cafe Games blog update with a h Christopher Oct 11, 2011 2:47 PM
Rescheduled: Eurogames at The Corkman now 21st September - Dear All, The next Eurogames night has been brought forward a week from the 28th to the 21st to avoid clashes with another games meet-up Christopher is planning for the former. Sorry for mucking you around. Corey, Organi user 1. Sep 16, 2011 7:26 AM
Photos from August Cafe Games - Looking forward to seeing you all at the big games day tomorrow! Here are the photos from last month's big event.... Christopher Sep 9, 2011 7:37 PM
Etiquette: Other People's Games - Hi folks, I've been running my games club for a few years and generally everyone's pretty respectful of the games other people bring, but every so often folks forget themselves so here are some reminders: == Don't Christopher Aug 25, 2011 9:45 AM
New Meetup Group: Magic and Variety Shows in Melbourne - Hi folks, this is a one-off email to announce the birth of my new Meetup Group "Magic and Variety Shows in Melbourne" http://www.meetup.com/Magic-an­d-Variety- Christopher Aug 15, 2011 11:24 AM
Last Month's "Cafe Games" photos - We're expecting at least 80 for Cafe Games this weekend, and to get you in the spirit, here's a few photos from last month's big Cafe Games day! Christopher Aug 10, 2011 6:52 PM
Re: [Boardgames-group-party-and-st­rategy-games] New Meetup: EUROGAMES NIGHT IN CARLTON - Just how do you organise these things? Tim Lloyd Sent from my iPhone On 28/07/2011, at 11:25 AM, Corey < [address removed].u user 1. Jul 28, 2011 1:39 PM
Re: [Boardgames-group-party-and-st­rategy-games] New Meetup: EUROGAMES NIGHT IN CARLTON - Good news looking forward to it! Tim Lloyd Sent from my iPhone On 28/07/2011, at 11:25 AM, Corey < [address removed] & user 1. Jul 28, 2011 1:34 PM
New Meetup: EUROGAMES NIGHT IN CARLTON - Announcing a new Meetup for Melbourne Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What : EUROGAMES NIGHT IN CARLTON W user 1. Jul 28, 2011 11:24 AM
Christopher added a post - I hope you've remembered to buy games for your friends and rellies this Christmas? Here's my new blog post with some game recommendations. http://cafeg Christopher Dec 22, 2010 7:06 PM
Meetup details changed: "Cafe Games" club Picnic - In case you thought a picnic sounded a worry in the current weather ... I've moved this event to another park where there are shelters ... but I'm sure it will be gloriously sunny like today :-) === I've updated this Meetup. For more Christopher Dec 9, 2010 2:56 PM
New Meetup: "Cafe Games" club Picnic - Announcing a new Meetup for Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What : "Cafe Games" club Picnic When Christopher Dec 5, 2010 4:45 PM
Myrddin added a post - Folks, I'm finally added all the recent photos to the "Cafe Games" club Facebook page. Check them our and tag anyone you know in the photos http://ww Christopher Nov 20, 2010 9:34 AM
New Meetup: MyCube Very Last Night (and Games Pickup) - Announcing a new Meetup for Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What : MyCube Very Last Night (and Games Pickup) When Christopher Nov 16, 2010 2:32 PM
Myrddin added a post - Are there anymore offers for the MyCube boardgames? I have 74 already. If you send me an offer to compile into the list, please ensure you include your phone number so MyCube can contact you. Christopher Nov 8, 2010 4:15 PM
Myrddin added a post - Okay I can now reveal this ahead of time: MyCube Cafe is in the process of being sold to new owners - our next games day will likely be the last there! Read on for more information: Christopher Nov 1, 2010 9:30 PM
New Meetup: BIG! "Cafe Games" day (November) - Announcing a new Meetup for Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What : BIG! "Cafe Games" day (November) When Christopher Oct 28, 2010 1:05 PM
New Meetup: "Cafe Games" games day - October - Announcing a new Meetup for Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What : "Cafe Games" games day - October When Christopher Sep 29, 2010 5:39 PM
New Meetup: "Cafe Games" games day - September - Announcing a new Meetup for Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What : "Cafe Games" games day - September Wh Christopher Aug 31, 2010 2:56 AM
Yesterday - Hey all! I had a blast yesterday, despite me just wanting to observe, I was sucked into a few games. I was wondering, I'm looking to just meet people, ya know since im from the USA, I want to form some friend bases. If anyone is interested in like a Matt Aug 15, 2010 1:33 PM
New Meetup: "Cafe Games" games day - August - Announcing a new Meetup for Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What : "Cafe Games" games day - August When Christopher Aug 2, 2010 2:35 PM
New Meetup: Midweek "Cafe Games" THIS WEEK! - Announcing a new Meetup for Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What : Midweek "Cafe Games" THIS WEEK! When Christopher Jul 27, 2010 5:54 PM
New Meetup: "Cafe Games" games day - July - Hi folks, Christopher from "Cafe Games" boardgames club here. One of my Meetup friends reports that some of you haven't come along to our Cafe Games days because it looked like there were only 5 people going? Don Christopher Jun 21, 2010 12:14 AM
New Meetup: 8th May - Cafe Games club @ MyCube - Announcing a new Meetup for Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What: 8th May - Cafe Games club @ MyCube When: Saturday, May 8,[masked]:30 PM Where: MyCUBE Cafe 122 Lygon Street Carlton 03 96 user 9. Apr 20, 2010 9:09 AM
New Meetup: Sat 20th March "Cafe Games" boardgame day - Announcing a new Meetup for Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What: Sat 20th March "Cafe Games" boardgame day When: Saturday, March 20,[masked]:00 PM Where: MyCUBE Cafe 122 Lygon Street user 9. Mar 16, 2010 2:44 PM
Meetup details changed: Strategy and party games meet up - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Boardgam­es-group-party-and-strategy-ga­mes/calendar/12511367/ user 9. Feb 10, 2010 4:21 PM
New Meetup: Strategy and party games meet up - Announcing a new Meetup for Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What: Strategy and party games meet up When: Wednesday, February 17,[masked]:00 PM Price: AUD5.00 per person Where: MyCUBE Cafe 1 user 9. Feb 4, 2010 9:34 AM
New Meetup: Boardgames group (party and strategy games) Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What: Boardgames group (party and strategy games) Meetup When: October 13,[masked]:00 PM Price: AUD5.00 per person Where: MyCUBE Cafe user 9. Oct 9, 2009 4:21 PM
New Meetup: Strategy game meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What: Strategy game meetup When: September 22,[masked]:00 PM Price: AUD5.00 per person Where: MyCUBE Cafe 122 Lygon Street user 9. Sep 13, 2009 2:05 PM
New Meetup: Poker meet-up (only with Chips) - Winner's bill for the night is waived. - Announcing a new Meetup for Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What: Poker meet-up (only with Chips) - Winner's bill for the night is waived. When: July 21,[masked]:00 PM Price: AUD5.00 per person Where user 9. Jul 17, 2009 4:17 PM
New Meetup: Poker meet-up (only with Chips) - Announcing a new Meetup for Boardgames group (party and strategy games)! What: Poker meet-up (only with Chips) When: July 21,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) By Popular demand at last n user 9. Jul 15, 2009 3:55 PM

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