401 Games: Board Games
On The Horizon: Charterstone, Dice Forge, Unlock! and AshesOn The Horizon is a new series from Greg of Devetos Gaming that highlights upcoming releases that should not be missed! In this article we take a closer look at Charterstone, Dice Forge, Unlock! and the Ashes Deluxe expansions5 Games to Help You Forget Winter ExistsOn days where I can see my own breath I like to think of warmer climates; so I’ve rounded up 5 fun thematic games that’ll transport you mentally to hotter parts of the world.Toronto Regionals – X-Wing Miniatures in Competitive Play ReportBilly reports on his first major X-wing competitive event, and details his matches. If you're interested in playing X-Wing competitively, then Billy offers some advice on ships and encouragement. As a relatively new player in the competitive scene, Billy aims to share his journey within the X-Wing 5 Games to Play on a First DateValentine’s Day is coming up and if you’re looking to get to know a potential special someone, then why not play some board games? Even if things don’t work out romantically, at least you can say you had a fun gaming night with a new friend.
Board Game Designer Night
Jun
27
Tue
@ 6:00pm
Toronto
Board Game Designer Night
FREE
Tuesday, June 27 @ 6:00pm

Join us for a night of playtesting and prototyping! Free entry but RSVPs are recommended as space is limited in the Board Games Lounge.

Event starts at 6pm. Drop ins throughout the night are welcome but you may have to wait if we're in between rounds. Last round of games will start at 9:00-9:30pm

BOARD GAME DESIGNERS


If possible please RSVP to marketing@401games with an estimate of how many people your game requires to play so we can allocate enough seating space in the Board Game Lounge

PLAYTESTERS


Just bring your lovely selves. Whether you're new to board games or an experienced veteran, your play experience helps designers determine what to tweak with their game.

FREE Featured New Release Demos


In addition to games in developments, we typically have a selection of new board games available to play should we have an excess of playtesters. This month's demo game is still being decided.

Ashes: Protection Vs Conquest
Jul
15
Sat
@ 1:00pm
Vaughan
Ashes: Protection Vs Conquest
$5
Saturday, July 15 @ 1:00pm

This is the third event in the War Within tournament series. The third event, Protection Vs Conquest is happening on Saturday, July 15th. For more information about the War Within series please consult this site.

Tournament Structure:


Swiss rounds based on attendance. Potential cut to single-elimination bracket, depending on number of players.

Prizes:


Special alternate art Ally card

Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn - Game Night
Every
Monday
@ 6:00pm
Toronto
Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn - Game Night
FREE
Every Monday @ 6:00pm

Monday is Ashes Night here at 401 Games. This is a great chance for players new to the game to meet other players and learn more about the game, amongst one of the largest communities in Canada. Come out and play!

Each and every Monday at 6!

Geekz United Board Game Meetup
Every Other
Tuesday
@ 6:00pm
Toronto
Geekz United Board Game Meetup
FREE
Every Other Tuesday @ 6:00pm

401 Games plays host to a Bi-Weekly Board Games Night every other Tuesday evening.

If you are interested in attending, you can RSVP at the Geekz United Meetup page.

Format:


An evening of casual open play featuring a variety of board games.

Toronto BoardGamers Weekly Meetup
Every
Wednesday
@ 6:00pm
Toronto
Toronto BoardGamers Weekly Meetup
FREE
Every Wednesday @ 6:00pm

401 Games plays host to a Weekly Board Games Night every Wednesday evening.

If you are interested in attending, RSVP at the Toronto Boardgamers Meetup Group here.

Format


An evening of casual open play featuring a variety of board games.

Thursday Board Games Meet-Up!
Every
Thursday
@ 6:00pm
Vaughan
Thursday Board Games Meet-Up!
FREE
Every Thursday @ 6:00pm

Love board games? Well our Vaughan location is excited to play host to another weekly meet-up run by the fine folks at TABS. Come out every Thursday for evening of board games and fun at our fantastic new Vaughan location.

If you are interested in attending, RSVP at the Toronto Boardgamers Meetup Group here.

Format


An evening of casual open play featuring a variety of board games.