Started by game designers, for game players, game designers, anyone who likes to interact and have fun! Board games, card games, party games, team building games, mingling games, adventures games, treasure hunts, outdoor games, interactive events of all types!

PGE is unique because we play all types of games, and we love to stretch that definition to any and all game-like events... ..Plus we are actively involved in Game Design and encourage playtesting of new games by designers. (if you are an aspiring or published game designer, this is a group for you!)

We love to hear from you, and schedule events that keep things interesting and different. Please join and let us know what gets you 'in the game'


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Recent Meetups

  • February 13, 2013 · 6:00 PM

    Pigpen playtest in Collingswood, NJ

    2 Game Experimenters

    We're doing some playtest sessions throughout February for an upcoming card game from Island Officials. The game is Pigpen, designed by Kevin Kulp, and about the wild... Learn more
  • January 19, 2013 · 10:00 AM


    6 Game Experimenters | 7 Photos

    This is a great convention, featuring game designers and their newest creations. Try hot new games before they even reach the store shelves, or help playtest games in... Learn more
  • January 15, 2013 · 6:00 PM

    The PITCH Playtest by Kevin Kulp

    5 Game Experimenters | 2 Photos

    Join us as we test game designer Kevin Kulp's latest creation.....The Pitch! "Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to become the next great Infomercial pitchman.... Learn more
  • December 23, 2012 · 12:00 PM

    Sunday Beer and Board Games

    5 Game Experimenters | 5.00 5.001

    Need more gaming in your month? Are the three meetings of the Philly Gamers and Seize Your Turn just not enough? Come join me for an afternoon of Beer and Board Games in... Learn more
  • December 18, 2012 · 6:00 PM

    Movie Plotz Video Commercial Recording Session

    30 Game Experimenters | 5.00 5.001

    We'll be doing a special session of the Movie Plotz party game, and recording it on video for posterity. (and promotional use). Learn more
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What's new

  • New Member
    Practical I. Practical I. joined
    September 14
    Practical I.
    "Love to game."
  • New Member
    Andy Andy­ joined
    July 25
    "Been a gamer since I was a kid. Besides the usual kids games, got started on Avalon Hill (Wizard's Quest) and SPI (Strange New World, and Universe) early. From there it was all downhill - TSR games, miniatures and the rest. Looking to play more."
  • New Member
    J. F. J. F. joined
    July 20
    J. F.
    "Greetings all. I am a long time gamer slowly making the transition to (unprofessional­) design, and I'm glad for the prospect of meeting like-minded people. Despite my unnecessarily verbose writing style, I am a man of humor and informality."
  • New Member
    Mark D. Mark D. joined
    June 3
    Mark D.
    "I'm in my 30s with a new baby, a background in computer science, an interest in philosophy, a love of theater, and a passion for gaming."
  • New Member
    Amanda Amanda­ joined
    February 8
    "I live in Philadelphia and am interested in playing new and experimental games."
  • New Member
    Z Z­ joined
    December 16
    "I love learning"
  • New Member
    Larry Larry­ joined
    November 9
    "Just moved to Philly, looking to branch out!"
  • New Member
    Todd G. Todd G. joined
    September 25, 2013
    Todd G.
    "Hi. I'm a designer: industrial designer, informational designer, instructional designer and game designer. I design."
  • New Member
    Evan M. Evan M. joined
    September 17, 2013
    Evan M.
    "Technologist/ar­tist interested in creating interactive, shared experiences."
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