We are working with Good Games to help bring to life the incredible Tabletop Gaming zone at The Game Expo! 

 

Expanding our Freeplay gaming zone, in Tabletop, you’ll have the opportunity to learn to play new games or join in with sessions of old favourites.

Good Games have been serving the needs of board, card, miniature and all kinds of tabletop gamers with the latest games and a place to play, for over ten years. They will be on site with a shop zone and supporting the tabletop gaming library. Plus there are many games on demo (see below)!

 

At The Game Expo Tabletop Zone, there will be a fantastic library of board games and card games in the gaming library to borrow and play, and a fantastic selection of games to buy from the Good Games stall! Take a look at the Tabletop board game library here

 

Also found in the TGX Tabletop Zone; community board game organisers are welcome. We have the Masters of Alchemy running sample tabletop RPG sessions including D&D, and more to announce. 

 

 

Here are some of the great activities in the Tabletop Gaming Zone

 

Tabletop Gaming Zone Demo Booths

Learn to play Demo Booths being provided by LetsPlayGames, VR Distribution, Ozanimart, TRA and more!

 

 

The Game Expo will have an extensive boardgame library featuring:

GAME
AGE
PLAYERS
TIME (mins)
YEAR
ABOUT
3000 Scoundrels
12+
2 - 4
60-90
2022
Build a posse to steal valuable technology in an alternate history Wild West
7 Wonders
10+
3 - 7
30
2020
Draft cards to develop your ancient civilization and build its Wonder Of The World
Allegory
8+
2 - 6
30-50
2021
A bidding game of lore and deeper meanings
Anarchy Pancakes
7+
2 - 6
15
2023
Spot toppings on your pancakes that other players want and feed them
Another Round
18+
2+
Shake up your next cocktail hour with multiple-choice trivia cards that cover drink-making pop culture, history and lore, recipes and techniques, ...
Azul
8+
2 - 4
30-45
2017
Artfully embellish the walls of your palace by drafting the most beautiful tiles.
Bananagrams
7+
1 - 8
15
2006
Race to arrange your letter tiles into a crossword before anyone else.
Bang The Duel
8+
2
30
2015
Each player also has an deck of action cards, with the lawful player specializing in drawing cards and the outlaw player specializing in tricks.
Bark Avenue
10+
1 - 5
45-60
2023
walk dogs to become the most acomplished dog walker on the streers of New York City.
Betrayal at House on the Hill
12+
3 - 6
60
2004
Explore a haunted house as a team... until one of you turns afainst the rest
Blind Spot
14+
1 - 4
20
2019
In Blind Spot, players place "spots" to cover letters and race the clock to reveal words.
Blood on the Clocktower
15+
6 - 12
30-120
2022
deduce who the Demon is through lkogic and bluffing. Dead players still play.
Brains Family
8+
2 - 4
15-30
2018
competitive game for up to four puzzle enthusiasts
Bug Off
8+
2 - 5
15-30
2022
The goal is to add bugs to your collection before the nets arrive and whoosh unsuspecting bugs off the table.
Buggy Numbers
6+
2 - 4
10
2018
They're creeping and crawling everywhere! But exactly how many creepy-crawlies are there?
Carcassonne
7+
2 - 5
30-45
200
Shape the medieval landscape of France, claiming cities, monasteries and farms.
Castle Flutterstone
6+
2 - 4
15-25
2016
Players take turns using the "catapult" to launch cloth bats at the game board.
Castle Rampage
8+
2
15
2018
Castle Rampage is a quick and entertaining tower defense card game in which both players are the attacker as well as the defender.
Cat Tower
6+
2 - 6
15-20
2019
you place your cat's favorite items on the cat tower and get the score.
Catan
10+
3 - 4
60-120
1995
Collect and trade resources to build up the island of Catan.
Catan starfarers Duel
12+
2
60-90
2023
Explore space, discover planets, and found colonies — all while warding off pirates
Citadels
10+
2 - 8
20-60
2000
Bishop, warlor, thief, king: change roles, build your city and hinder your rivals
City of the Great Machine
14+
1 - 4
60-90
2023
a strategy game set in a grim universe of technocratic Victorian steampunk.
Climate Crisis
13+
4 - 6
45-75
2020
is a collaborative board game where you and your friends (maybe even your enemies) can sit down together and try and save not only the planet but humankind.
Codenames
14+
2 - 8
15
2015
Give your team clever one-word clues to help them spot their agents in the field.
Coffee Rush
8+
2 - 4
30+
2023
Become the greatest barista by quickly fulfilling coffee and beverage orders
Connect 4
6+
2
10
1974
take turns dropping pieces to be the first palyer to connect 4 in a row
Confident? - Australian Edition
11+
2- 30
20-40
2020
This hit party game asks questions like “how fast can a kangaroo hop?”.
Coup
14+
2 - 6
15
2012
Bluff (and call bluffs!) to victory in this card game with no third chances.
Crazy Tower
8+
1 - 4
10-20
2020
With shaking hands and a fast-beating heart, you prepare to add another block to the teetering tower.
Curious Cargo
12+
2
30-60
2020
Build your facilities with interweaving networks of tiles to ship cargo
Deception Murder in Hong Kong
14+
4 - 12
20
2014
Interpret forensic evidence to solve a murder. Beware the murderer may be among you!
Dice Flick
8+
2 - 4
25
2021
Draw some dice and flick your way to victory with a little bit of luck and a lot of dexterity.
Disney Villainous
10+
2 - 6
45-120
2018
The Villains assemble to face off, race to their goal, and rule the Disney realms.
Dixit
8+
3 - 8
30
2008
Give the perfect clue so most (not all) players guess the right surreal image card.
Doodle Dungeon
10+
2 - 4
45-60
2020
Doodle Dungeon combines the rewarding elements of creating, then defending one's own dungeon, and mixes it with engaging draft-and-draw gameplay.
Draftosaurus
8+
2 - 5
15
2019
A dinasour park will always attract tourists - if you can place your species right
Dubito
7+
2 - 8
20
2019
a dice game based on bluff and luck.
Earth
13+
1 - 5
45-90
2023
Strategically grow your ecosystem card engine with unique flora, fauna, and terrains
Enigma Beyond Code
14+
1 - 5
5-60
2020
Break the Enigma code before Chaos consumes the world
Everdell
10+
1 - 4
40-80
2018
Gather resources to develop a harmonious village of woodland critters and structures.
Evidence
8+
2 - 5
20-30
2019
go in search of evidence to prove the existence of some of the world’s greatest mysteries
Exodus
8+
1 - 5
60
2021
Unlock the secrets of the Xenohunter universe.
Exploding Kittens
7+
2 - 5
15
2015
Ask for favors, attack friends, see the future- whatever it takes to avoid exploding!
Fairy Season
10+
3 - 5
20
2019
Tricksy fairies are out to play! How many can you catch before winter is over?
Ferret Out
12+
3 - 7
30-60
2022
Ferrets have gathered, but a weasel is lurking about. Figure out who it is.
Flamecraft
10+
1 - 5
60
2022
In a magical realm a village awakes, and artisan dragons make coffee and cakes!
Flash 8
7+
1 - 4
10-15
2019
players racing against one another to be the first to claim the cards in the center of the table
Flow of History
12+
2 - 5
60-90
2016
Develop the most advanced civilization through the ages of history
Fluttering Souls
14+
2
10-20
2019
Draft beautiful butterflies, and compete to attract the legendary White Butterfly
Fog of love
17+
2
60-120
2017
Two lovers with different personalities and goals try to navigate a relationship
Foodies
14+
2 - 5
20-30
2019
Plan the most popular food court with tasty international cuisines and famous chefs
FunFair
14+
2 - 4
15 per player
2010
Enjoy an evening of thrills and breathtaking actions! Venture the steep descents with an exciting roller coaster ride or bear company to scary creatures at the ghost train.
Ganesha
8+
2 - 4
20-45
2020
Decorate a magical mandala to gain favor of Ganesha
Ghosts Love Candy Too
8+
2 - 6
20-45
2022
Ghosts travel through the neighborhood haunting kids to steal their candy
Greece Lightning
12+
2 - 4
45-60
2021
Race opponents and push your luck in an Ancient Greek regatta.
Guardians
13+
2 - 4
30-45
2018
Teams of heroes fight for control over a variety of unusual locations
Guild Master
14+
2 - 4
60-120
2020
Plot your way to fame! Manage your Guild, lead adventurers, and complete quests.
Hands
8+
3 - 8
20
2015
A frenzied race to match hand gestures.
Henhouse Havoc
10+
2 - 4
45-60
2018
War is raging at the farm! Gather your armies and find the eggs before the others!
Honga
8+
2 - 5
45
2018
Prehistoric saber-tooth tiger clan is on the hunt for a new leader. Are you worthy?
Imaginarium Chimera
14+
2 - 6
80-120
2020
Handymen collect fragment of dreams to build their own dream.
Inner Compass
14+
2 - 4
60
2020
Play a character searching for a deeper meaning in life
Its A Wonderful Kingdom
14+
1 - 2
45-60
2021
Build up your kingdom by getting your hands on the best cards
Jack Pocket
14+
2
15
2010
Can Mr Jack outsmart Holmes and Watson by hiding long enough?
Kakerlakensuppe
6+
2 - 6
10-20
2008
Carrots, leek, and lies make for a deliciously fiendish broth.
Kilt Castle
10+
2 - 4
45
2016
outbuilding one's opponents in an attempt to control the largest territory.
Lacuna
8+
2
10-15
2023
Trace imaginary lines in your mind to collect the most flowers.
Land Vs Sea
10+
2 - 4
40
2021
Here be dragons! Medieval cartographers make a map filled with delightful details.
Libertalia
14+
2 - 6
40-60
2012
Scurvy pirate crews try to divide loot for glory and riches.
Love Letter
10+
2 - 4
20
2012
Can you get a letter to the princess or remove all your rivals?
Love Letter Princess Princess ever after
10+
2 - 6
20
2021
Social deduction set in the world of Princess Princess Ever After!
Mercurial
14+
1 - 4
45-90
2023
Control the chaos of your eleental dice to craft new & unknown spells.
Monopoly Deal
8+
2 - 5
15
2008
Can you collect three sets of properties before you fortune runs out?
MicroMacro Crime City
12+
1 - 4
15-45
2020
Find the small traces to solve the big cases.
Milito
14+
2
30-45
2019
a card-based, diceless wargame
Mind MGMT
13+
1 - 5
45-75
2021
Psychic rogue agents team up to track down the Recruiter in Zanziibar.
MLEM Space Agency
8+
2 - 5
30-60
2024
Send your cats throughout the solar system to occupy planets and moons.
Monstrous
10+
2 - 5
15-30
2016
Throw monsters into the world, and aim carefully to unlock their powerful abilities.
Mysterium
10+
2 - 7
42
2015
Become a psychic and divine spectral visions to solve the murder of a restless ghost.
Ninja Taisen
8+
2
20
2014
Sack the village or eliminate the opposing ninja clan.
Oliver Twist
10+
2 - 4
45-60
2017
Steal goods and sell them to make the most money, but beware of the cops!
Olympus Loonacy
5+
2 - 5
45204
2022
Race to dump cards in your hand by matching images of cards in play.
One Night Ultimate Werewolf
8+
3 - 10
10
2014
An app driven Werewolf that lasts but a single night.
Pandemic
8+
2 - 4
45
2008
Your team of experts must prevent the world from succumbing to a viral pandemic.
Panorama
8+
1 - 6
20
2021
Build a panorama from your hand. Most impressive wins!
Pictionary
12+
2 - 16
30
2013
Two team- draw to guess the card
PicTwist National ParksEdition
8+
1 - 5
15
2021
Place America’s greatest treasures upside down, sideways, and out of order
Pirates Treasure
7+
2 - 4
45
2001
Ahoy matey! One of your fellow captains is about to send you on a treasure hunt.
Poetry for Neanderthals
7+
2 - 12
15
2020
A single-syllable word game in which you must speak good or get hit with stick
Poo Poo Pets
8+
2 - 4
15-25
2021
All players roll their dice at the same time, trying to roll the number combinations shown on the other players' tiles.
Project L
8+
1 - 4
20-40
2020
Fast-paced, tile-matching, engine building game.
Psycho Killer
13+
2 - 6
15-30
2020
Screw over your friends to survive the Psycho Killer
Raging Inferno
13+
1 - 6
40-60
The players must work together to save the town from the Raging Inferno.
Ratuki
7+
2 - 5
15
2009
It's a card slamming frenzy from start to finish. But watch out! RATUKI!
Redacted Mercenaries
12+
4 - 6
45
2014
Money makes the world go round. It also helps secret agents pay their rent.
Royal Wedding
8+
2 - 8
20-30
2016
In the almost resplendent kingdom of the goblins, everything is ready for the nuptials of Princess Koncita. Well, almost ready...
Save Patient Zero
10+
1 - 7
30-45
2021
Two labs compete to find an antidote that will save patient zero and all of humanity
Scout
9+
2 - 5
15
2019
Poach your opponents artists and outdo each others circus shows.
Secret Hitler
17+
5 - 10
45
2016
Each player is randomly and secretly assigned to be a liberal or a fascist, and one player is Secret Hitler.
Sequence
7+
2 - 12
10-30
1982
Choose wisely to get 5 chips in a row. Play defense to slow your opponents down
Shapers of Gaia
14+
2 - 3
60-90
2022
Compete over resources and land to rejuvenate the world of Gaia!
Sheriff of Nottingham
14+
3 - 5
60
2014
Sell goods for profit, or risk losing it all by slipping contrabands in
Shobu
8+
2
15-30
2019
Use your stones to push all your opponent's stones off any one of four boards to win!
Siege
14+
2 - 6
5-15
2016
quick card game of strategy and deduction
Simons Cat Card Game
6+
3 - 6
10-25
2016
go around the table playing cards to escape Simon's attention
Skull
10+
3 - 6
15-45
2011
Does the token hide a flower or skull? Bid, bluff and laugh with striking components
Slap Cat
8+
2 - 6
15-20
2018
Use your speedy reflexes to build some very silly cats.
Smash City
14+
2 - 4
30
2019
action-packed game of Kaiju combat!
Sovereign Skies
10+
1 - 4
30-60
2020
You've come to establish your Old Earth faction in the Abyssi cluster.
Space Dragons
10+
3 - 5
15-20
2021
A trick-taking game in which adventurers try to catch space dragons—or perhaps not?
Splendor
10+
2 - 4
30
2014
Renaissance merchants race to grab gems, acuire property, and please nobility.
Squid Game
16+
3 - 6
40
2022
Last man standing wins Squid Game
Stardew Valley
13+
1 - 4
45-200
2021
Build your farm, grow crops, and explore Stardew Valley!
Star Wars Pandemic
10+
2 - 4
45
Stuffed
8+
2 - 4
20-30
2018
Gather your team. Complete your mission. Save your soul. It all hangs by a thread.
Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza
8+
2 - 8
10-30
2018
Act fast when the flipped card actually is that rtaco, cat, goat, cheese or pizza.
Tayu
10+
2 - 4
30-45
1999
Divert water to your two sides of the board and away from the sides of your opponent.
Terraforming Mars
12+
1 - 5
120
2016
Compete with rivals CEO's to make Mars habitable and build your corporate empire.
The Chameleon
7+
3 - 8
15
2017
Decypher the 1-word clues and bluff your way through as the chameleon
The Crew Deep Sea Mission
10+
2 - 5
20
2021
Dive into the deep sea in this co-operative trick-taking game with variable missions
The Lunch Room
8+
3 - 6
15
Just don't lose your lunch, because it is all fun and games.
The Mind
8+
2 - 4
20
2018
Play your cards in ascending order without communicating. Timing is key!
The Spill
14+
1 - 4
50-60
2022
the game is a reverse tower defense game, as players sail the perimeter trying to push back and contain the oil,
Thornwatch Eyrewood Adventures
14+
3 - 6
60
2018
The Eyrewood is protected by spirits of vengeance
Ticket to Ride
8+
2 - 5
30-60
2004
Build your railroad across North America to connect cities and complete tickets
Ticket to Ride Berlin
8+
2 - 4
10-15
2023
Visit the most iconic locations of Berlin
Too Many Cooks
10+
2 - 6
20
2022
Fussy chefs cook a delicious soup together while managing their tempers
Treasures of Cibola
8+
2 - 4
15-20
2019
The temple is crumbling to pieces, save its valuable treasures before it’s too late!
Tricky Druids
8+
2 - 4
40
2019
each player brews potions in their huts hidden from everyone else
Tsuro
8+
2 - 8
15-20
2005
Play tiles and move around the board. Try to outlast your opponents.
Umbra Via
8+
2 - 4
30-45
2021
Guide missing pieces of your soul out of the shadows by bidding on and building paths
Unfair
14+
2 - 5
50-125
2017
Create thematic fun parks, hire staff and attract guests galore!
Unicorn Stew
8+
3 - 6
20-30
2021
Players serve up meals of mythological portions to a fickle, famished monarch.
Uno
6+
2 - 10
10-30
1971
git rid of your cards first, but don't forget to say "UNO"
Warhammer Age of Sigmar: The Rise and Fall of Anvalor
14+
1 - 4
60
2019
your official task is to help build and defend Anvalor together with the other factions.
Wayfinders
10+
2 - 4
25-45
2019
Fly airplanes around, exploring island tiles, gathering resources for a big turn.
Welcome To... 2nd Edition
10+
1 - 100
25
2018
Design the most appealing 1950s neighborhood, with fences, parks, and swimming pools.
What's Missing?
7+
3 - 6
20
2020
a drawing game that contains 240 cards with line drawings, sorted by difficulty.
Wingspan
10+
1 - 5
40-70
2019
Attract a beautiful and diverse collection of birds to your wildlife preserve.
Wise Guys
13+
3 - 4
90
2022
Rival gangs battle it out to control the black market booze trade of 1920's Chicago!
You Gotta Be Kitten me Deluxe Edition
10+
2 - 10
30
2018
a Liar's Dice-style bluffing game in which players each hold cards that feature animals with some kind of accessory,
You Who?
6+
2 - 4
A battle of who knows you best
Yukon Airways
14+
1 - 4
30-90
2019
Deliver passengers while managing your fuel and making improvements to your seaplane
Yum Cha
7+
2 - 6
20-40
2022
Compete against each other in a game about dim sum