Melbourne Boardgame Clubs

Often people express surprise that there are several boardgame clubs around Melbourne…

Eurogamesfest club

Eurogamesfest club @ Kew Bridge Club rooms

Many of the clubs are a lot more focused than Cafe Games, preferring only certain kinds of boardgames, or higher levels of competition.

Classic? Party? Strategy? frequency distance
(means?) (means?) (means?) (means?)
Cafe Games Yes Yes Allowed 1-2 monthly 0.5/1.5 km
Strategy Kids No No Yes twice monthly <0.5 km
Eurogames at Royal Standard No No Yes twice monthly 1.3 km
Gamers @ Dockers No No Yes weekly 1.5 km
St Kilda Werewolf and TableTop Games Yes Yes Yes monthly 6.5 km
Billabong Boardgamers No No Yes weekly 14 km
Euro Games Fest No No Yes twice monthly 16 km
Monash Uni Boardgames Society No No Yes weekly 18.5 km
Northern Suburbs Euro Games No Allowed Yes ? 5 km
Melbourne Boardgame Night No ? Yes defunct 1 km
Boardgamers of Melbourne No No Yes private 2.5km
Qualia Lounge “Bored Games” Yes Yes Yes defunct 2.5 km

Map of Board Game Clubs in Melbourne

Other Interesting Groups or Places

  • “EASE BG” (aka “Ease Boardgames Lounge”) 118 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne (Opposite The Loft)
    • Massive amount of space with massive windows open onto Lygon street
    • game-playing surcharge: $5 per hour, per person (subject to change)
    • offer drinks, snacks (no kitchen)
    • Open 7 days a week 4pm – 11pm.
    • Have a variety of strategy and party games, some in Chinese
    • contact phone: 9939 0321 APPEARS TO BE DEAD, AS OF 1st April 2011
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