What we're about

The Meeple & Cardboard Syndicate was created as a way for people in southern New Hampshire and Maine to get together and play games of all types! Board games, card games, role-playing games...whatever you like! Our mission is to grow the hobby of board gaming with all we encounter by teaching, playing, and enjoying board games.

There are no limits to the games we will bring to the table, and we encourage all current members and potential gamers to bring, teach, and play their favorite European style, classic, collectible card, strategy, and American based board/card games. We welcome any and all levels of gamers. Our events are open to the public to casually join, learn, and play most any game you can imagine!

We post events that are not only local, but also promote conventions that are happening in the surrounding area and we encourage our members to host their own game nights at home, through our local game store, Diversion Games in Portsmouth, NH, or any public site that has prior approval. So grab some dice, dust off your favorite board or card game, and come join in on the fun!

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Weekly Board Games at Diversions

Diversions Puzzles & Games

Tuesday is weekly board game night at Diversions Puzzles & Games in downtown Portsmouth! Join us and you can find new games to learn and play! We have a constantly updated game library which you may pick games from to play or you can bring your favorites from home! There is no shortage of games and if this is a new event for you, you're guaranteed to find a group who would be happy to teach you how to play a new game. The most common games that are played on Tuesdays are light & heavy strategy games. Everything from Sushi Go! to Ticket to Ride to Scythe and everything in between and beyond! Everyone is welcome, new & regular players alike. Drop in and leave at any time! Parking is available in the Worth Lot behind the store for $1.50/hour, with meters operating until 8:00pm. Candy and drinks are available in the store for purchase. You may bring your own food but please dispose of your trash properly. Thank you!

D&D Adventurers League

Diversions Puzzles & Games

D&D Adventurers League is a weekly event at Diversions, featuring an ongoing campaign or one shot adventures for Dungeons & Dragons. It uses the fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons rules, and features the Forgotten Realms setting. Players use the fifth edition rules to create a character and bring that character to games anywhere D&D Adventurers League play is happening. As a player, all you need to do is make a character and show up and play (with dice)! Character creation is easy. You’ll need either a Player’s Handbook or a copy of the D&D Basic Rules, and a D&D Adventurers League character logsheet. Pre-generated character sheets can be provided if you wish to not build your own character. Basic rules and character sheets can be found here: http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/features/character_sheets Sign ups for the event are facilitated through Warhorn.net. Follow this link and make an account to sign up for a seat in the event. Players will also need to register a DCI number (membership card through the publisher) which can be done in the store. https://warhorn.net/games?q=diversions Parking is available in the Worth Lot behind the store for $1.50/hour, with meters operating until 8:00pm. Candy and drinks are available in the store for purchase. You may bring your own food but please dispose of your trash properly. Thank you!

Late Night Gaming @ Diversions

Diversions Puzzles & Games

The first Saturday of each month is Late Night Gaming at Diversions Puzzles & Games! Join in at any time and play until the clock strikes twelve! Bring your own games from home or choose games from our rotating library of strategy and family board games. All are welcome to try and learn something new! Candy/snacks and drinks are for sale in the store. Parking is available behind the store in the Worth Lot with meters operating until 8:00pm.

Pathfinder Tabletop RPG (1st edition)

Diversions Puzzles & Games

Join us every Monday for a Pathfinder tabletop RPG session. Players are continuing the campaign led by a game master who facilitates the players on their adventure with their characters. Feel free to drop in and join the adventure! Parking is available in the Worth Lot behind the store for $1.50/hour, with meters operating until 8:00pm. Candy and drinks are available in the store for purchase. You may bring your own food but please dispose of your trash properly. Thank you!

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Pathfinder Tabletop RPG (1st edition)

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