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
Apr
25
Tue
@ 6:00pm
Board Game Designer Night
FREE
Tuesday, April 25 @ 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.

International Table Top Day
Apr
29
Sat
@ 12:00pm
International Table Top Day
$3
Saturday, April 29 @ 12:00pm

International Tabletop Day is back and better than ever! 401 Games partnering up with Extra Life Toronto to raise money for Sick Kids. All proceeds from admission and raffle ticket sales will go towards charity. Come join us for a fun day of gaming for a good cause!

Look forward to plenty of giveaways, featured game demos, promo items for some of your favourite games, VIP Lounge, and special guests

$3 - General Admission and seating in the Main Hall (limited tables available for pre-booking)
$20 - VIP Tier includes access to the VIP Lounge and other perks!

Full details: http://www.401games.ca/news/tabletop-day-fundraiser-for-sick-kids-faq/

We look forward to seeing you!

Ashes: Mercy vs Malice
May
06
Sat
@ 1:00pm
Ashes: Mercy vs Malice
$5
Saturday, May 06 @ 1:00pm

This is the first event in the War Within tournament series. For more information about the War Within series please consult this site.

Details on tournament structure, prizing and more will be available closer to the event.

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