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December Melbourne Boardgame tabletop convention presented by NSEG
December Melbourne Boardgame tabletop convention presented by NSEG

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Held on Friday the 9th of December until Sunday the 11th of December, the annual end of year celebration for all things tabletop will be held at the Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre.

Dates and Times:
Fri 9 Dec 2016: 5pm-1am
Sat 10 Dec 2016: 10am-1am
Sun 11 Dec 2016: 10am-8pm

What's on?
There’s sure to be something for you, if you’re a new player, there’s plenty of friendly gamers willing to teach you games. And if you’re an old hand, it’s a chance to play the games you love and newer games fresh from Essen.

There will be a range of tournaments and organised events, details to come... check back soon!

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Join us this Sunday at the Stolberg for some #boardgames  #melbourne
Join NSEG (Northern Suburbs Eurogamers) for an afternoon of #boardgames and card games of every style at the Stolberg Beer Cafe. 

We’ll be playing in the Mahogany Room (it’s to the right after you walk in the door, but ask at the bar and they’ll be able to point it out).

What sort of games do we play?
We play a lot of different style of games which have a wide variety of skill levels. 

We have:
* Games for beginners (which we call gateway games) like Ticket To Ride, Carcassonne, Small World and King of Tokyo
Strategy (Euro) games like Power Grid, Lords of Waterdeep and Suburbia
* Thematic games (that involve lots of dice and role play) like Betrayal at House on the Hill and Dead of Winter
* Party Games (quick and easy games) like Resistance, Spyfall and Time’s Up
* Card Games like Love Letter, Fluxx, Bohnanza, Red7, Munchkin
And much, much more!

And if you love a game, bring it along and show us… maybe we've never heard of it and will love it too!

We do a rules explanation before each game (unless everyone has played it before) so don’t worry if you've never played (or heard) of any of these games… we welcome new players!

A $3 donation is requested towards the cost of running the event. If you can't spare it, please come anyway - we would rather have as many players as possible.

Food & Drink
The Stolberg has a $15 Lunch Menu

There’s also a fuller dinner menu

Plus there’s $10 Pizzas ($5 for students!)... check out the varieties here

The Stolberg has a fully stocked bar and a wonderful espresso machine… and they do a lovely tea.

How to get there
The Stolberg Beer Cafe is located at 197 Plenty Rd (which is on the Corner of Bell St). 
If you’re driving there is a small carpark next door (on the Bell St side) and a small carpark behind it (on Plenty Rd)

By Tram: you can jump on the 86 and get off at Tram: Catch the #86 tram and get off near the corner of Bell and Plenty (Stop #46) [Details at:]

By Bus: jump n the 513 and get off at the corner of Bell and Plenty. You can get on at Coburg, Bell, Glenroy, Watsonia, Greensborough and Eltham stations [Details at: ]

By Train: Bell Station is a brisk 700m walk from the Stolberg 

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Here's a round up from Games vs Play of MeepleCon 2015's Friday night

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On Saturday, the Saturday Session bounces into Games Laboratory in #melbourne's CBD from 11am #boardgames

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On Friday, it's the monthly #Tabletop Night at HOYTS in Frankston #boardgames

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A theatrical play that is also a game that broaches serious issues and asks teams to choose between money and ethics

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Thursday is Gamers @ Dockers at Good Games in #melbourne's CBD from 6pm.

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Wednesday join Stranger Gamers for #boardgames at the Junction Hotel, Newport from 6pm (in #melbourne's west)

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Tuesday also sees Billabong #boardgames in #melbourne's east from 7pm (in Chadstone)

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Tuesday sees Godzilla Games (Euro #boardgames) at Izakaya Chuji Japanese Restaurant from 6pm in #melbourne CBD
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