What we're about

New Haven Game Makers Guild is a group of tabletop game designers in and around the New Haven Area. We're focused on building a collaborative community of designers looking to improve their craft and help each other. We organize discussion sessions, workshops, and playtesting events. 

Check our website for more info: https://newhavengamemakersguild.org/
Designers and developers of all experience levels are welcome, but be aware that this group is focused on people doing work. Some of us are full time industry professionals, most of us design on the side of our primary careers, and some of us are just interested in taking our first steps into designing games.
We are affiliated with the Game Makers Guild network, based in Boston with other chapters in Philadelphia and Idaho.

Join the Discord: https://discord.gg/WY8B3dw
We have a Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/18051328330...

(Most people don't RSVP via Meetup so these events don't reflect attendance and aren't required.)

Upcoming events (4+)

Weekly Playtesting and Meetup

Elm City Games

Weekly playtesting for any and all local designers or people interested in making games. Bring your prototypes or just come help other designers and get more involved in the local design community.

We're primarily a bunch of tabletop designers, though we do have members that work in digital too (and are always happy for more).

Some games are short, some games aren't; some games are close to finished, some games are likely disasters; some games are serious, most of them are not.

It's free for members of Elm City Games, otherwise, it's a discounted $5 day pass to ECG if you are a designer (and you can be there the whole day and play whatever else too). If you're just here to playtest it's free for you too!

Check the website for more detailed info about NHGMG: NewHavenGameMakersGuild.org
Join the Discord: https://discord.gg/WY8B3dw

Weekly Playtesting and Meetup

Elm City Games

Weekly playtesting for any and all local designers or people interested in making games. Bring your prototypes or just come help other designers and get more involved in the local design community.

We're primarily a bunch of tabletop designers, though we do have members that work in digital too (and are always happy for more).

Some games are short, some games aren't; some games are close to finished, some games are likely disasters; some games are serious, most of them are not.

It's free for members of Elm City Games, otherwise, it's a discounted $5 day pass to ECG if you are a designer (and you can be there the whole day and play whatever else too). If you're just here to playtest it's free for you too!

Check the website for more detailed info about NHGMG: NewHavenGameMakersGuild.org
Join the Discord: https://discord.gg/WY8B3dw

Weekly Playtesting and Meetup

Elm City Games

Weekly playtesting for any and all local designers or people interested in making games. Bring your prototypes or just come help other designers and get more involved in the local design community.

We're primarily a bunch of tabletop designers, though we do have members that work in digital too (and are always happy for more).

Some games are short, some games aren't; some games are close to finished, some games are likely disasters; some games are serious, most of them are not.

It's free for members of Elm City Games, otherwise, it's a discounted $5 day pass to ECG if you are a designer (and you can be there the whole day and play whatever else too). If you're just here to playtest it's free for you too!

Check the website for more detailed info about NHGMG: NewHavenGameMakersGuild.org
Join the Discord: https://discord.gg/WY8B3dw

Weekly Playtesting and Meetup

Elm City Games

Weekly playtesting for any and all local designers or people interested in making games. Bring your prototypes or just come help other designers and get more involved in the local design community.

We're primarily a bunch of tabletop designers, though we do have members that work in digital too (and are always happy for more).

Some games are short, some games aren't; some games are close to finished, some games are likely disasters; some games are serious, most of them are not.

It's free for members of Elm City Games, otherwise, it's a discounted $5 day pass to ECG if you are a designer (and you can be there the whole day and play whatever else too). If you're just here to playtest it's free for you too!

Check the website for more detailed info about NHGMG: NewHavenGameMakersGuild.org
Join the Discord: https://discord.gg/WY8B3dw

Past events (350)

Weekly Playtesting and Meetup

Elm City Games

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