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At Board of Games we believe by making board and card games highly accessible to everyone, those people will be happy to find out where they can play and how much fun they can be! We do this by creating extraordinary gaming experiences at each of our many locations. The environment nurtures the new gamers making them feel completely comfortable. Come play with us, and if you had a great time and happen to like a game you just played, purchase a copy of the game from us at our event!

Upcoming events (5)

Online (Santa Ana) - Friday Night Boardgame Meetup

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This meetup was just rebooted in April 2019. RSVP on this page now to lock in your spot and help make it successful once again! We now meet twice a month, every 2nd and 4th Friday. *DESCRIPTION: Join us at boardgamearena.com for a most excellent evening of online boardgaming and all the comforts of home! Enjoy playing a selection of modern board and card games! This is an online version of the SANTA ANA meetup, which usually meets at I <3 Pancakes restaurant. *HOW TO JOIN US: If this is your first time joining this online event, please follow these steps: 1. Go to boardgamearena.com (BGA) and create an account if you do not already have one. A basic account is all you need, and it is free. 2. Post your BGA User ID so that organizers can send you the invitation to our Board of Games group page on the site. You may do so when you join this meetup, in the comments below, or via messaging the Organizer directly. 3. Accept the invitation to the group after you receive it. You should get a message on BGA about the invite after it is sent. You may need to go to the group page to see the invitation and accept. 4. Prior to the event, please acquaint yourself with a few games on the site by watching tutorials and playing against others. There are always random people from around the world playing games on the site. Some of the games will be taught during the meetup, but it is better if you already know a few of the games. 5. At the scheduled event time, go to the BGA main page and wait. A group chat will pop up when the event begins. This is how the event is organized. We usually wait and chat for about 15 minutes before starting any games to allow people to arrive, and group chat will resume between games to pick up anyone who has showed up in the meantime. Our BGA Group Page is here: https://boardgamearena.com/group?id=5724847 *FOOD AND DRINK: Whatever you want, it's your place! :) Unfortunately, I <3 Pancakes will be closed at this time of the day, but they are still open mornings and in the early afternoon for online orders at: https://www.iheartpancakestogo.com/ I'm sure they would really appreciate your support. *REGARDING GAMES: Game selection on the site is pretty respectable. Please take a look at the site for a full catalog. If there are any you would like to play, please announce in comments below so that anybody can do some test runs if they're interested. I'm setting the time from 6 until midnight, when I will definitely be there, but feel free to use this group to play games with others at other times. --- "Like" us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/boardofgames) or follow us on Twitter @TheBoardofGames (https://twitter.com/TheBoardofGames) Please let us know if you have any questions.

SANTA ANA - Friday Night Boardgame Meetup

3001 S Bristol St

This meetup was just rebooted in April 2019. RSVP on this page now to lock in your spot and help make it successful once again! We now meet twice a month, every 2nd and 4th Friday. *DESCRIPTION: Join us at I <3 Pancakes for a most excellent evening of gaming and great food! Enjoy playing a selection of modern board and card games! We will have a wing of the restaurant reserved for our group. No experience necessary to attend! *FOOD AND DRINK: Please be mindful that this is a business which allows us to play without charging admission and that it only works for them as long as it makes business sense. Kindly patronize by buying a beverage or meal at each visit. NO OUTSIDE FOOD AND DRINK ALLOWED! No smoking or vaping! *REGARDING GAMES: Game selection depends entirely on what is brought by attendees and made available to share. Consider bringing your favorites to teach and play with others. Ordinarily, any games brought are placed on a back table where others can borrow them. You are encouraged to announce in comments below what games you plan to bring and/or a few that you would like to try. Restaurant currently closes at 10PM, so please complete final turns and cleanup as soon as they announce that they are closed. Absolutely no playtesting or promotion! For special exception please email Robert at: [masked] --- "Like" us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/boardofgames) or follow us on Twitter @TheBoardofGames (https://twitter.com/TheBoardofGames) A small contribution ($3 recommended) is appreciated, but not required. Please let us know if you have any questions.

SANTA ANA - Friday Night Boardgame Meetup

3001 S Bristol St

This meetup was just rebooted in April 2019. RSVP on this page now to lock in your spot and help make it successful once again! We now meet twice a month, every 2nd and 4th Friday. *DESCRIPTION: Join us at I <3 Pancakes for a most excellent evening of gaming and great food! Enjoy playing a selection of modern board and card games! We will have a wing of the restaurant reserved for our group. No experience necessary to attend! *FOOD AND DRINK: Please be mindful that this is a business which allows us to play without charging admission and that it only works for them as long as it makes business sense. Kindly patronize by buying a beverage or meal at each visit. NO OUTSIDE FOOD AND DRINK ALLOWED! No smoking or vaping! *REGARDING GAMES: Game selection depends entirely on what is brought by attendees and made available to share. Consider bringing your favorites to teach and play with others. Ordinarily, any games brought are placed on a back table where others can borrow them. You are encouraged to announce in comments below what games you plan to bring and/or a few that you would like to try. Restaurant currently closes at 10PM, so please complete final turns and cleanup as soon as they announce that they are closed. Absolutely no playtesting or promotion! For special exception please email Robert at: [masked] --- "Like" us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/boardofgames) or follow us on Twitter @TheBoardofGames (https://twitter.com/TheBoardofGames) A small contribution ($3 recommended) is appreciated, but not required. Please let us know if you have any questions. See you there!

FULLERTON - Monday Night BoardGames (1 Host Needed)

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RSVP now to lock in your spot! Don't worry, you don't need to know how to play! Our staff or experienced members will be happy to teach you in a fun and friendly way. Anyone can learn! $5 suggested donation. It costs time and money to run this group. DESCRIPTION: Enjoy playing all types of tabletop board games, including:· Party/Social, American, Euro, Strategy, Deck building and more! There are lots of shared games, so don't worry if you don't have any. If you do have some games, bring your favorites to teach, and play as well! JOIN THE TEAM! BECOME A HOST! It is only a once a month commitment. Current host openings for this location: 1 Board of Games events are made possible by the support of our member volunteers! WE NEED YOU! If we do not have enough hosts we are not able to continue events at this location. Please contact [masked] details and perks of becoming a host. FOOD AND DRINK: Roscoes Deli offers a large variety of draft beers and a delicious selection of deli style food. Enjoy! NO OUTSIDE FOOD AND DRINK ALLOWED! No smoking or vaping!Absolutely no playtesting, promotion or solicitation of members for other groups/organizations of any kind! Special exceptions can be made for playtesting and promotions on a case by case basis. For more information and authorization please email Robert at: [masked] "Like" us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/boardofgames) or "follow" us on Twitter @TheBoardofGames (https://twitter.com/TheBoardofGames) Please let us know if you have any questions. See you there!

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