Side Quest

Are you never bored with board games? Are you a button mashing master? Then it’s time to level up your fun in the Gaming Zone! Whether you’re hardcore or casual, digital or analog – we have something for you. Side Quest is the perfect place to take a short rest. It’s dangerous to go alone so grab your friends and head on over because we’re ready to play!

Console Gaming

Multi-Player Lounge

Plug in and power up because we’re offering free console gaming all weekend long! Pull up a chair and battle it out with old friends and new on our favourite classic multiplayer titles.

Retro Zone

Hang out with your favourite pixelated pals and get nostalgic in the retro zone.

All Aboard the Gaming Bus

We’ll have some of the latest and greatest titles available on board our state of the art Gaming Bus. Test your skills against a friend, or simply play solo for an (air conditioned) minute away from the busy show floor - either way we have you covered.

The Tabletop Realm

Tabletop Library

Whether you want to play a quick round of Catan or something new by blossoming indie devs, our tabletop lending library from our friends at Imagination Gaming is the perfect spot to grab some friends and play a quick round. Traveling solo or looking to make new friends? Come check out some new and creative board games!

Dungeons & Dragons

Calling all Bards, Wizards and everything in between! Dungeons & Dragons is here to stay with dedicated DMs and plenty of different modules for your party. New to the game? No problem! We have a beginner level game and experts on hand to get you started.

Card Corner

Get competitive with your favourite card games, and tournaments from Dice and Destiny including One Piece, Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh! and more. All sessions are first come, first served, so head to Side Quest early to sign up! Please note a small participation fee may apply.

 Life Size Tabletop Experience

Think your favourite TTRPG game ...but bigger! Sign up on the day and play a unique campaign on our 100 square meter size battle map. Character cosplays at the ready, dive head first to find treasures, magic items and traps galore. Where will your quest take you?! What fate awaits your party?! Roll the dice and find out…

Stage Programming

Don’t miss our many gaming panels; like podcasts…for your eyes! There will be a range of gaming guests, live game-play sessions, fan debates and interactive sessions happening on the Live and Main stages at MCM across the weekend. Check the main schedule for full details!