What we're about

Try new games, meet new people, and find out what story games are all about! We play roleplaying games like The Quiet Year, Microscope, Fiasco, and Apocalypse World that encourage everyone at the table to participate creatively.

We'll meetup at a local game store and play some games. Everybody's welcome, and we support and encourage an inclusive and safe space. It doesn't matter if you've never tried story games before or never played roleplaying games at all. Just bring your brain and a good attitude and come try it out!

Upcoming events (5+)

Strategicon Gamex 2019

Hilton LAX

(This event is not sponsored by our meetup, but is listed here because some of us go and game there.) Going to Strategicon to game? Friday and Saturday includes RPG Games on Demand at various times (very similar to our meetup), and Sunday includes an RPG Games on Demand game design and separate Kids Edition. There's also tons of scheduled RPGs and games of all types. Check the Events schedule at the website for more details (it gets updated as the convention comes closer to running). About Strategicon: "Our conventions offer the chance to play, watch and buy a variety of board games, card games miniatures, roleplaying, collectables, and computer games. Convention opens on Friday at noon and runs continuously until Monday at 6 p.m." There is an entry fee, but individual games are free. For more info: http://www.strategicon.net/ (I privately sponsored a Strategicon RPG Games on Demand Slack group, and you are welcome to join by contacting me directly here, and asking for access. It simply requires an email address to join.)

Indie RPG Game Night in Glendale

Gamehaus Cafe

Come join our Tuesday evening Indie RPG Night where we play story games and independent role-playing games (RPGs). Some games have a game master and players in a way similar to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) and traditional RPGs; examples include Apocalypse World, Dungeon World, and Blades in the Dark. Some games are “GM-less” and have no game master, instead using shared narrative authority; examples include Microscope, Fiasco, and The Quiet Year. Everyone of any experience level is welcome, with no prior knowledge required. Almost all games are one-shots or episodic, so no regular attendance is necessary. If you plan on attending, please RSVP so we can arrange for the right number and sized tables. If your plans change, please update your RSVP as early as possible so we have an accurate count. If there are no attendees close to the date, we may cancel the meetup (check that specific date on our calendar for details). Location will be at Game Haus Cafe in Glendale. GameHaus charges $5 as a cover (payable directly to them upon entrance). They serve a variety of hot and cold foods and drinks (including beer and wine). We'll pitch games promptly at 7:00pm, and games generally run until 10pm-11pm. A few of us will be there at 6:30pm, so show up early if you want to do introductions and social stuff. Game Haus Café closes at 11pm on Tuesdays. We try to provide an inclusive space, and do not tolerate harassment or prejudice of any kind, including that based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, or disabilities. (If you have any issues, please contact one of the meetup organizers at any time, either during the meetup or afterwards.) We use the X-card and other RPG safety mechanics, and will discuss these just prior to gaming. See http://tinyurl.com/x-card-rpg for details. If you plan on pitching or facilitating a game, try and bring the materials you need to play (rules, notecards, blank paper, tokens, and so on). We may have of these items, but may not have everything you need.

Indie RPG Game Night in Glendale

Gamehaus Cafe

Come join our Tuesday evening Indie RPG Night where we play story games and independent role-playing games (RPGs). Some games have a game master and players in a way similar to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) and traditional RPGs; examples include Apocalypse World, Dungeon World, and Blades in the Dark. Some games are “GM-less” and have no game master, instead using shared narrative authority; examples include Microscope, Fiasco, and The Quiet Year. Everyone of any experience level is welcome, with no prior knowledge required. Almost all games are one-shots or episodic, so no regular attendance is necessary. If you plan on attending, please RSVP so we can arrange for the right number and sized tables. If your plans change, please update your RSVP as early as possible so we have an accurate count. If there are no attendees close to the date, we may cancel the meetup (check that specific date on our calendar for details). Location will be at Game Haus Cafe in Glendale. GameHaus charges $5 as a cover (payable directly to them upon entrance). They serve a variety of hot and cold foods and drinks (including beer and wine). We'll pitch games promptly at 7:00pm, and games generally run until 10pm-11pm. A few of us will be there at 6:30pm, so show up early if you want to do introductions and social stuff. Game Haus Café closes at 11pm on Tuesdays. We try to provide an inclusive space, and do not tolerate harassment or prejudice of any kind, including that based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, or disabilities. (If you have any issues, please contact one of the meetup organizers at any time, either during the meetup or afterwards.) We use the X-card and other RPG safety mechanics, and will discuss these just prior to gaming. See http://tinyurl.com/x-card-rpg for details. If you plan on pitching or facilitating a game, try and bring the materials you need to play (rules, notecards, blank paper, tokens, and so on). We may have of these items, but may not have everything you need.

Indie RPG Game Night in Glendale

Gamehaus Cafe

Come join our Tuesday evening Indie RPG Night where we play story games and independent role-playing games (RPGs). Some games have a game master and players in a way similar to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) and traditional RPGs; examples include Apocalypse World, Dungeon World, and Blades in the Dark. Some games are “GM-less” and have no game master, instead using shared narrative authority; examples include Microscope, Fiasco, and The Quiet Year. Everyone of any experience level is welcome, with no prior knowledge required. Almost all games are one-shots or episodic, so no regular attendance is necessary. If you plan on attending, please RSVP so we can arrange for the right number and sized tables. If your plans change, please update your RSVP as early as possible so we have an accurate count. If there are no attendees close to the date, we may cancel the meetup (check that specific date on our calendar for details). Location will be at Game Haus Cafe in Glendale. GameHaus charges $5 as a cover (payable directly to them upon entrance). They serve a variety of hot and cold foods and drinks (including beer and wine). We'll pitch games promptly at 7:00pm, and games generally run until 10pm-11pm. A few of us will be there at 6:30pm, so show up early if you want to do introductions and social stuff. Game Haus Café closes at 11pm on Tuesdays. We try to provide an inclusive space, and do not tolerate harassment or prejudice of any kind, including that based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, or disabilities. (If you have any issues, please contact one of the meetup organizers at any time, either during the meetup or afterwards.) We use the X-card and other RPG safety mechanics, and will discuss these just prior to gaming. See http://tinyurl.com/x-card-rpg for details. If you plan on pitching or facilitating a game, try and bring the materials you need to play (rules, notecards, blank paper, tokens, and so on). We may have of these items, but may not have everything you need.

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Indie RPG Game Night in Glendale

Gamehaus Cafe

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