- Written by Liam
Edinburgh Games Clubs
Edinburgh has a whole host of games clubs playing all sorts of games. So we've compiled a handy list of who they are and where and when they meet.
Edinburgh University Roleplaying Society (open to non-students)
Open Roleplaying Club Meet upstairs in The Meadows Bar, Buccleuch Street on Saturdays between 12:15 and 12:45 with games starting at 1pm and running until 5pm. Open and friendly to both new and younger players. www.orcedinburgh.co.uk usually has details for what games are running each week and there is a contact form on the website.
Heriot-Watt University’s roleplaying, board and card game society, yep they do it all.
Card, board and war games
University of Edinburgh Card & Board game society (open to non-students) Tuesday nights from about 6ish, Meadows (Moo) Bar upstairs, Buccleuch Street.
Monday Nights - Gateway Magic, Black Lion Games Bring along a constructed deck of your own and then open play from 6 till 9pm with special cards when you collect enough points www.black-lion.co.uk/event
Edinburgh Backgammon meets several times a month at Out of the Blue in Leith. (32-36 Dalmeny Street Edinburgh 0131 555 7100) £2 per session. Check out their website for meeting times. http://www.meetup.com/Edinburgh-Backgammon/
Lord of the Rings TCG
Monday nights at Black Lion from 6pm Mostly bring a deck and play but occasional booster drafts www.black-lion.co.uk/event
Edinburgh University Wargames Society (open to non-students) Tuesdays 6 – 11pm and Saturdays 12 – 11pm both at the Pleasance www.euwargames.org.uk
Isles of Darkness
Changeling: The Lost – 1st Tuesday of the month
Forsaken (Werewolf) – 2nd Tuesday of the month
Awakened (Mage) – 4th Tuesday of the month
An old World of Darkness Larp with multiple events each month. www.embraced.org.uk
Figureheads and Footnotes
No Rest for the Wicked
No Rest for the Wicked is a full-contact LARP focusing on swashbuckling, exploration, intrigue and trading inspired by the Warhammer 40,000 Rogue Trader RPG. Our game is focused around the ever changing world of the Rogue Trader Dynasties who are caught up in a quest for wealth and power on the edges of Imperial society.
Clubs outside Edinburgh
Roleplaying Card, Board and Wargames
Legion Games Club