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 http://www.boardgames.ca 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 PlayingBoardGames.ca 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:
Mission: Fun & Games (Also http://www.boardgames.ca)
Misc. Stores/Cafes that host Board Game Events
The Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse
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