What we're about

So you're asking yourself, "Should I join this group?" For your convenience we've provided a simple test:

1) Do you live in or near Durham, NC?
2) Are you interested in doing fun, geeky stuff?

If you answered 'yes' to both questions then the Durham Geeks is for you!

As a group we are interested in organizing meetups for a wide variety of activities, many of which may be of a geeky bent. Board gaming; RPGs; TCGs; watching anime/sci-fi/fantasy/horror movies/tv shows; going to local museums or geeky happenings; that sort of thing. We aren't constraining the group to activities of a dorky nature, though. Hiking, rock climbing, dance classes, non-geeky movie watching, book discussions, going out for coffee, dinner, or drinks... if it's fun we're probably up for it and can set up a meetup to get folks together for it.

Upcoming events (5)

Boardgame Night at The Atomic Fern

The Atomic Fern

THERE ARE ALWAYS MORE PEOPLE IN ATTENDANCE THAN WHO RSVP HERE. This meetup is held in collaboration with the Durham Community Game Night (https://www.facebook.com/groups/DurmCommunityGameNight/). This gathering is for people of all experience levels interested in gaming of all sorts. We play the games that people bring so bring what you have. If you don't have any, that's OK! The Atomic Fern has a supply of available games and regular members bring their own contributions as well. The Atomic Fern is a social club with a casual vibe - there is plenty of booth seating, no televisions running programs about the sportsball, and no music drowning out conversation. Food is not served at The Atomic Fern, but there are nearby dining and delivery options (outside food is fine). Parking is available on the street, if available, or at nearby lots on E Chapel Hill St and E Parrish St.

Game Night at Atomic Empire

Atomic Empire

TL;DR We have an optional discussion thread on Slack.com (or Slack app) which is more conducive for chatting about plans to play games. https://bit.ly/30W4MlJ Not all attendees RSVP to this meetup. We usually have 15+ people at each meeting. Durham Geeks Wednesday night board game meetup is in its eighth year of existence! Come hang out and play some games with us! Atomic Empire serves beer and has soda and snacks. They close at 11:00 on Wednesdays, so we have lots of time to play even the longer games like Battlestar, Scythe, Mansion of Madness, or whatever you've got. If you just bought a new game and want to try it, heard about one and want to test it, get better at a game you already have, or dust off an old classic, we are the group for you! Even if you don't have any board games, that's fine, too; someone will always be there with a game or two (dozen). And, though we usually have plenty of our own game options, Atomic Empire also has their own store-copy games that we can play.

Boardgame Night at The Atomic Fern

The Atomic Fern

THERE ARE ALWAYS MORE PEOPLE IN ATTENDANCE THAN WHO RSVP HERE. This meetup is held in collaboration with the Durham Community Game Night (https://www.facebook.com/groups/DurmCommunityGameNight/). This gathering is for people of all experience levels interested in gaming of all sorts. We play the games that people bring so bring what you have. If you don't have any, that's OK! The Atomic Fern has a supply of available games and regular members bring their own contributions as well. The Atomic Fern is a social club with a casual vibe - there is plenty of booth seating, no televisions running programs about the sportsball, and no music drowning out conversation. Food is not served at The Atomic Fern, but there are nearby dining and delivery options (outside food is fine). Parking is available on the street, if available, or at nearby lots on E Chapel Hill St and E Parrish St.

Game Night at Atomic Empire

Atomic Empire

TL;DR We have an optional discussion thread on Slack.com (or Slack app) which is more conducive for chatting about plans to play games. https://bit.ly/30W4MlJ Not all attendees RSVP to this meetup. We usually have 15+ people at each meeting. Durham Geeks Wednesday night board game meetup is in its eighth year of existence! Come hang out and play some games with us! Atomic Empire serves beer and has soda and snacks. They close at 11:00 on Wednesdays, so we have lots of time to play even the longer games like Battlestar, Scythe, Mansion of Madness, or whatever you've got. If you just bought a new game and want to try it, heard about one and want to test it, get better at a game you already have, or dust off an old classic, we are the group for you! Even if you don't have any board games, that's fine, too; someone will always be there with a game or two (dozen). And, though we usually have plenty of our own game options, Atomic Empire also has their own store-copy games that we can play.

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Game Night at Atomic Empire

Atomic Empire

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