Baby, it’s cold outside!

7 Aug

An epic day of board gaming fun. Was it because the weather was so miserable outside? Highly likely. But, it didn’t matter, we had such a great time indoors, laughing together, challenging, racing, puzzling, chatting …

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Juuuune

10 Jul

A beautiful day, perfect for playing games with friends…

Qwirkle – such a lovely Continue reading

Long Time Coming!!

12 Jun

Yikes! It seems soooooo long since the Cafe Games day in May! I’m really hanging out for the one tomorrow!

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From 1927 – The Different Types of Game Players

7 Jun

What does the way you play games say about your personality? Maybe not much has changed since 1927 … Continue reading

Tweet Repeat! (The Tabletop Day That Was)

30 Apr

So a few weeks ago we celebrated Wil Wheaton‘s “International Tabletop Day”, and because he likes the whole “hashtag” thing, I “live tweeted” photos from our Cafe Games session that day. I don’t usually use Tweeter (Twitter?) much so I did fumble it and lose some shots … but if you were following the Cafe Games Twitter feed that day, this is what you would have seen:

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Tabletop Day this Saturday!

9 Apr

Hope you’re getting excited for our event for International Tabletop Day this Saturday 11th April? #tabletopday !

But here in Melbourne, we never need any excuses to have big games events. We have so many! Here’s our big Cafe Games event last month…


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Strange Games Indeed!

6 Mar

Not many photos this month – I was too busy playing games for once!! It was nice to be back at the Celtic Club, lots of room for us!

While looking through these photos, it strikes me that the games are all quite unusual. Even though many of them are light and have easy rules, they’re not your old-school games!


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Good to see you too!

13 Feb

Everyone seemed pretty enthusiastic to be back at Cafe Games for the first time in 2015 … or maybe just so many of you are keen to pose for photos :-) It’s always a bit unusual (interesting!) to be in a special different venue just for January – The friendly Bull and Bear Tavern (but remember it’s just for January!)

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Summertime Picnic! …with Games

9 Jan

Wow, how idyllic was December? Lovely long sunny days with never a drop of rain – perfect for our end of year games picnic in the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens…

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From Retro Games to Hardcore Modern Boardgames

7 Nov

Amusing to play some retro board games. We could probably debate whether they’re real games or just toys, but there’s still some fun as well as the nostalgia :-)

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