What we're about

Calling all dwarves, elves, humans, orcs, aliens (or people who want to avoid aliens...), vaesen, ensigns, lieutenants and captains... and any other creatures of adventure looking for some people to share the journey with. If you want to play RPG's including Pathfinder, D&D, Alien, Star Trek Adventures and Vaesen with a friendly, supportive and fun group then come along and find us on Monday evenings at the Golden Lion in Romford Market Place.

Romford RPG and D&D runs as part of Dicing With Life, the overarching community games club, which also runs gaming sessions every Saturday at the Hope Cafe venue in Romford, and includes tabletop games, CCG's, RPG's, and video gaming.

You do not have to bring or prepare anything (although you are welcome to if you want!). We have dice and dice trays available, and if you've never played before we will support you to develop a character and understand the rules of the game you are playing. If you do have dice, paper and pencils, please bring them with you.

Please RSVP to the event so we can get an idea of numbers. Spaces will be limited and will be on a first come first served basis.

Currently the group is quite busy and so it is recommended to message in advance and check that there is space available at a table before coming along for the first time. We have a friendly WhatsApp group you are welcome to join too if you'd like to meet other players and chat about the games we are running - click on the link https://chat.whatsapp.com/FbqEruQoRxJJ9Nr2880CaZ and don't forget to say hello - you'll be greeted warmly :)

Upcoming events (4+)

Dicing With Life - Friday Night RPG and D&D-online

Online event

Unfortunately we will temporarily be unable to do this in person at the venue due to London moving into Tier 4, however we will be running RPG sessions online still. Please RSVP to receive the online link and let us know which game(s) you are interested in.

Welcome to a night of fantasy and adventure, brought to you by our experienced Games Masters! Open to all ages and abilities - new players are very welcome, and we are happy to help anyone who hasn't played before to understand their game.

We have the following RPG's on offer:

Dungeons and Dragons - following 5e rules, classic fantasy RPG action with exciting one shot campaigns and the opportunity to join in with longer term campaigns too.

Pathfinder- An involved fantasy RPG with great character customisation. Players can expect a classic fantasy RPG in which you will be challenged greatly on quests for gold and glory.

Vaesen- An easy to learn horror game set in 19th century scandinavia. As a thursays child you have the ability to see creatures that may not wish to be seen. Work together as death comes swiftly even to the most careful adventures. Fear not though, character creation is super simple.

Alien - Sci fi survival horror set in the Alien cinematic universe.
Adult content and descriptions of body horror as per the Alien movie franchise

Star Trek Adventures: Sci-fi adventures in the star trek universe where you explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations To boldly go where no one has gone before!

• What to bring
You don't need to bring anything, we can supply characters or assist with character creation. However, if you have your own dice, character, dice tray, pens and paper feel free to bring them with you.

Due to COVID regulations, you will need your own dice and dice tray, pens and paper. If you don't have these, we can supply them. All gaming equipment is fully sanitised and quarantined after use.

• Important to know
This is a free event, please RSVP to ensure that we are expecting you, and let us know which RPG you are interested in. Not all RPG's will run every week, and not all will have spaces - this will be dependent on demand.

If you have not been before please message in advance to check we have space. We have a number of different Games Masters and the group is quite busy so it isn't always possible to accommodate new players straight away. If you are interested in being a Games Master with us yourself, please let us know that too!

Monday Night RPG and D&D-online

Online event

Unfortunately we will temporarily be unable to do this in person at the venue due to London moving into Tier 2, however we will be running RPG sessions online still. Please RSVP to receive the online link and let us know which game(s) you are interested in.

Welcome to a night of fantasy and adventure, brought to you by our experienced Games Masters!

We have the following RPG's on offer:

Dungeons and Dragons - following 5e rules, classic fantasy RPG action with exciting one shot campaigns and the opportunity to join in with longer term campaigns too.

Pathfinder- An involved fantasy RPG with great character customisation. Players can expect a classic fantasy RPG in which you will be challenged greatly on quests for gold and glory.

Vaesen- An easy to learn horror game set in 19th century scandinavia. As a thursays child you have the ability to see creatures that may not wish to be seen. Work together as death comes swiftly even to the most careful adventures. Fear not though, character creation is super simple.

Alien - Sci fi survival horror set in the Alien cinematic universe.
Adult content and descriptions of body horror as per the Alien movie franchise

Star Trek Adventures: Sci-fi adventures in the star trek universe where you explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations To boldly go where no one has gone before!

• What to bring
You don't need to bring anything, we can supply characters or assist with character creation. However, if you have your own dice, character, dice tray, pens and paper feel free to bring them with you.

Due to COVID regulations, you will need your own dice and dice tray, pens and paper. If you don't have these, we can supply them. All gaming equipment is fully sanitised and quarantined after use.

• Important to know
This is a free event, please RSVP to ensure that we are expecting you, and let us know which RPG you are interested in. Not all RPG's will run every week, and not all will have spaces - this will be dependent on demand.

Dicing With Life CIC and the Golden Lion fully comply with all COVID regulations. This means all adventurers must wear a mask, other than when eating or drinking at their assigned table. The venue also requires that you wear a mask when moving to and from tables. There is an app available to order food and drinks directly, without needing to approach the bar. You will also be required to give the venue your contact details, to comply with NHS Test and Trace. The pub closes at 9.30pm on Monday evenings.

If you have not been before please message in advance to check we have space. We have a number of different Games Masters and the group is quite busy so it isn't always possible to accommodate new players straight away. If you are interested in being a Games Master with us yourself, please let us know that too!

Dicing With Life - Wednesday Night Werewolf

Online event

The game we play is called Ultimate Werewolf and for a brief tutorial about the game, you can visit https://youtu.be/_xhkeiM-3wk where our friendly Games Master Dan will talk you through the basics and what to expect.

Games are tailored to the level of the players, with more complicated scenarios available for experienced players, new players are also very welcome!

Games have around 15 players each and take place over Zoom. We run several games an evening so you can drop in and out for the times you are available.

We start with half an hour for new players, to explain the game, and then the full games begin at 7.30pm - we will run til around midnight, dependent on demand. Each game takes around an hour although they can be much faster.

Please message with any questions, otherwise we hope to see you at a session one Wednesday soon :)

Dicing With Life - Thursday Night RPG and D&D-online

Online event

Unfortunately we will temporarily be unable to do this in person at the venue due to London moving into Tier 4, however we will be running RPG sessions online still. Please RSVP to receive the online link and let us know which game(s) you are interested in.

Welcome to a night of fantasy and adventure, brought to you by our experienced Games Masters! Open to all ages and abilities - new players are very welcome, and we are happy to help anyone who hasn't played before to understand their game.

We have the following RPG's on offer:

Dungeons and Dragons - following 5e rules, classic fantasy RPG action with exciting one shot campaigns and the opportunity to join in with longer term campaigns too.

Pathfinder- An involved fantasy RPG with great character customisation. Players can expect a classic fantasy RPG in which you will be challenged greatly on quests for gold and glory.

Vaesen- An easy to learn horror game set in 19th century scandinavia. As a thursays child you have the ability to see creatures that may not wish to be seen. Work together as death comes swiftly even to the most careful adventures. Fear not though, character creation is super simple.

Alien - Sci fi survival horror set in the Alien cinematic universe.
Adult content and descriptions of body horror as per the Alien movie franchise

Star Trek Adventures: Sci-fi adventures in the star trek universe where you explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations To boldly go where no one has gone before!

• What to bring
You don't need to bring anything, we can supply characters or assist with character creation. However, if you have your own dice, character, dice tray, pens and paper feel free to bring them with you.

Due to COVID regulations, you will need your own dice and dice tray, pens and paper. If you don't have these, we can supply them. All gaming equipment is fully sanitised and quarantined after use.

• Important to know
This is a free event, please RSVP to ensure that we are expecting you, and let us know which RPG you are interested in. Not all RPG's will run every week, and not all will have spaces - this will be dependent on demand.

If you have not been before please message in advance to check we have space. We have a number of different Games Masters and the group is quite busy so it isn't always possible to accommodate new players straight away. If you are interested in being a Games Master with us yourself, please let us know that too!

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