Tenable by Tony (Game 1)

Activity Centre

Playing a short nature-themed quiz together based on the TV quiz show Tenable

Tenable by Tony (Game 2)

Activity Centre

Playing a short nature-themed quiz together based on the TV quiz show Tenable

New Players & New Friends Board Gaming

Shackleton Lodge (Big Lodge)

Whether you'd like to meet new friends to play with (perhaps you're attending the festival alone?) or you're brand new to board games and want to learn something new, this is the session for you! Our friendly volunteers will help find you a table of like-minded people and a game from the Strange Games Library […]

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 1)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

New Players & New Friends Board Gaming

Activity Centre

Whether you'd like to meet new friends to play with (perhaps you're attending the festival alone?) or you're brand new to board games and want to learn something new, this is the session for you! Our friendly volunteers will help find you a table of like-minded people and a game from the Strange Games Library […]

Diplomacy (Game 1)

Willows3 (E)

Take control of one of the great powers at the start of WWI and through flimsy truces, questionable alliances, and inevitable betrayal come to dominate the game. Each turn you’ll spend time discussing plans with others and writing orders for your troops in secret. Note: Sign-ups for this game will open earlier than most events, […]

Diplomacy (Game 2)

Willows3 (W)

Take control of one of the great powers at the start of WWI and through flimsy truces, questionable alliances, and inevitable betrayal come to dominate the game. Each turn you’ll spend time discussing plans with others and writing orders for your troops in secret. Note: Sign-ups for this game will open earlier than most events, […]

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 2)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 3)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

New Players & New Friends Board Gaming

Activity Centre

Whether you'd like to meet new friends to play with (perhaps you're attending the festival alone?) or you're brand new to board games and want to learn something new, this is the session for you! Our friendly volunteers will help find you a table of like-minded people and a game from the Strange Games Library […]

Space Cadets Dice Duel (Game 1)

Shackleton Lodge (Big Lodge)

Team vs. Team, Real-time, Dice-Rolling Game of Starship Combat!

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 4)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 5)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

Scythe

Birches1 (S)

Full 7-player session of the board game Scythe Preferably players should have played Scythe before but the organiser is happy to teach and can do a dummy game beforehand (please email laura@strangegamesfestival.co.uk if this needs arranging)

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 6)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 7)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

Looking for a Game, Meeting Point

Village Square

Looking for a game? Turn up at the 'looking for a game' table at the north (carpark) end of the main square to meet others

Twilight Imperium

TBC, Meet at Village Square

An epic board game of politics, trade and combat in space. New players welcome, we’ll use 4th edition without expansions, which is the simplest version of the game, and will do a full rules teach beforehand. (Just note that play time is long!) Location to be discussed - meet in the Village Square

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 8)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 9)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 10)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

Great Scott

Activity Centre

The whimsical 19th century parlour game that never was (Strange Games teamplay version!). Players build five inventions with an eye to victory in the inventor’s contest at the Great Exhibition. Draft cards with your team to create one of the greatest inventions (not) known to mankind! Once your invention is finished, your team will design/draw […]

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 11)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 12)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Session 13)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately

UK Starship Bridge Simulator (Double-length finale session)

The Lodge (AV Lodge)

A fully functional Starship Bridge Simulator LARP/Computer game Children must be accompanied. Note: under 11s will need their accompanying adult to assist them at their station rather than signing up separately