Tabletop Gaming

Tabletop Gaming

The Tabletop Realm

Whether you want to get competitive at Codenames, or try something new by blossoming indie devs, our tabletop lending library and board game area is the perfect place to grab some friends and play a quick round. 

Get ready for MCM's biggest Tabletop gaming area ever!

Where? South Hall

When? All weekend!

All-Ages Tabletop Gaming

You’ll find something for all the family in our free-to-play tabletop gaming area!

Dive into movie themed board games from your favourite fandoms, or discover something new; Invasion of the Cow Snatchers, City of Zombies, Katamino, Tumble Tree and more are waiting for you!

Dungeons & Dragons

If becoming a Bard, Paladin or something in between is more your thing, ask for Dungeons & Dragons. New to the game? No problem! There are beginner level games running all weekend long and experienced folk on hand to help you get started.

NEW for 2023: a 100 square metre sized live tabletop battle map. Character cosplays at the ready, dive head first into a unique adventure featuring treasures, magic items and traps galore. Where will your quest take you?! What fate awaits your party?! Roll the dice and find out…

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.

Tabletop Tourneys

Get competitive with gaming tournaments from Dice and Destiny including One Piece, Flesh and Blood, and more. Check the main schedule when it drops for more details on timings, or head to the Platinum Suite to sign up on the day. Please note a small participation fee may apply.

Miniature Paint and Take

Everstromn Hobbies will be running free beginners paint-and-take sessions (check out the schedule closer to the show for more details and how to sign up!) so you can paint your very own mini figurine. Looking to go bigger? They’ll have larger items ready to purchase and paint, plus craft supplies, gifting, ready-mades and more.

RPG Zone

Visit Role Play Haven at MCM this October to play your favourite TTRPGs…or venture into the unfamiliar. Bring your party, or meet new explorers to embark on your quest with; it’s sure to be an adventure like no other! Check back closer to the show for more details of games, schedules and sign-ups.

Tabletop Demo Zone

See the latest from Indie Devs and tabletop publishers all in one place. The demo zone is a dedicated spot for all things shiny and new. Are you a game creator who’d like to get involved? Contact the MCM team today!

Stage Sessions

Calling all Bards, Paladins, Rogues and everything in between; catch your favourite gaming creators and podcasters live on stage at MCM. We’ve got a stunning programme of live-gameplay, how-to’s, fan debate and more happening across the weekend. Check the schedule closer to the show for full details!

Who will be in Side Quest?

Looking for Console and Retro gaming?