YEG Board Game Renaissance

If you’re a board gamer, there has never been a better time to game in Edmonton. For starters, Table Top Cafe just opened their second location; The Gamer’s Lodge is opening soon; and Hexagon Cafe, Mission: Fun & Games and Avalon Knights are all going strong. Plus, you can play at the Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse.

In addition, Mission: Fun & Games is home to where you can find any game you’re looking play!

Local conventions & tournaments are growing at a huge rate (KEFCon was a huge success this year). Local streamers like are promoting gaming like never before as well (check out their 12-hour live stream on New Year’s eve).

Add to all that the news that the Tavern on Whyte is jumping into the scene with their Board Game Sundays. Check out the latest details at

Here’s a quick run-down of the various options in town for Board Gaming.

Stores/Cafes that keep a selection on hand to play:

Avalon Knights

The Hexagon Board Game Cafe

Mission: Fun & Games (Also

Table Top Cafe (2 locations)

The Gamer’s Lodge (Opening in March, 2016)

Misc. Stores/Cafes that host Board Game Events

The Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse

The Tavern On Whyte

Local Streams Featuring Board Games

Twitch, Blog, Youtube


Organizations for Board Gamers

Edmonton Board Game League

POGOB-(Players of Games on Boards)

The Edmonton Chess Club

Game Designers

Fongomongo Games​
Board Games


K5 Gaming
Card Games


Purgatory Industries​
Board Games

Board Game

Tower Guard Games
Board Games



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