Play some games! That’s why we are here right? We got you 🙂

  • Friendly games teachers
  • Games library
  • Intro games in the welcome area, quick to play and easy to learn games set up to get you stuck right in!
  • Family Area
  • Role Play Games
  • Life Size Games
  • Designers showing off their latest games, some not released yet!

Want to find some games? Here’s how!

Lots of options to suit everyone

Information / Welcome Desk

Here to help you! Ask us anything.

We can help find you players, someone to teach you most games, help with accessibility issues.

If the volunteer you ask can’t help you we will find some one who can.

Weekend Planner

Full list of the weekends activities from games to demos, RPGs, Giant games. Plan your weekend in advance or during the event.

You can add your own events too!

Weekend Planner

Chat on Discord / Facebook

Find players, arrange games, or just get info. Ideal for those folks who want to plan or chat or maybe are a bit overwhelmed by lots of people.
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Welcome Games Area

The zone to start your convention experience. Our favourite quick games, learn in seconds play in minutes.

From here after you are warmed up we can help find you groups, games and more.

If you want to meet a player here is a great place too.

More information below

Player Wanted Flags

If you have spaces in your games add a flag.
If you are a player who wants to join a game, wander the hall looking for flag, or even wave your own and see if any one adopts you!

If you’re still stuck ask us for help at the information desk.

Family Zone

Here to teach you and your children games.

Staffed by trained / qualified volunteers during core hours but the games are available to play at all times.


Volunteer Team (Yellow Lanyards)

Here to help. Same duties as the information desk, here to find you games or players and make sure you are happy. If we can we will teach you games too.

We will be wandering the halls to make sure everyone is happy.

If the volunteer you ask can’t help you we will find some one who can.

Games Library

Free to borrow, grab a game and play it.
Pop it back on the shelf when you are done, if there are any issues please let us know.

If you are stuck please ask for help, we can find you a game and maybe someone teach it to you.

Traders and Publishers

Check out our wonderful guests, they will have their games to try out including ones still in play testing! 

They games may also be on the weekend planner.

2022 Welcome Games Area

Welcome Games Area

Just inside the doors past the welcome/information desk you will find an area with 12+ amazing games which are fun and simple to learn and play in just a few minutes. Hand picked by us to represent a great mix of dexterity, trivia and more.

Ideally it’s a place to play a few games whilst waiting for a booked slot or for meeting people.

Our games!

Game Type Players Notes
Catch the Moon Dexterity 2 – 6 Cooperatively place ladders higher and higher!
Timelines Knowledge 2 – 5 Place the invention or moment in history in the right place in the timeline.
What Came first Knowledge 2 – 8 Which came first! Bonus points if you can guess the year.
Colour Brain Knowledge 2 – 12 Trivia but all the answers are colours!
Dobble Dexterity 2 – 8 Match the symbol as quick as you can!
Sussed Social 2 – 8 Amazing icebreaker, how well do you know your friends?
Just One Social 3 – 7 Help find the word by giving good but unique clues.
Kluster Dexterity 2 – 4 Magnets! Get rid of your pieces but if any stick you pick them back up.
Hasmterrolle Dexerity 2 – 4 Get rid of your pieces, any fall off you pick them up.
Quoridor Puzzle 2 – 4 Reach the other side, move or place a wall.
Tsuro Puzzle 2 – 8 Extend and follow the path and be the last one standing!
A game about wee whimsical creatures and trying to identify noises Social 2 – 8 Do the best impression of a weird creature you can!

All of the games are from our Free lending library