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Toronto Gaymers Board Games Night: Queen/King of Tokyo!

The month of April will determine who will be the KING/QUEEN OF TOKYO!  Richard Garfield’s King of Tokyo is a dice based tabletop game which will have 4 – 6 players take on the role of monsters and will complete to become the King or Queen of Tokyo.  We will have two tables dedicated to this game along with people teaching people how to play.  We will also have other games to play such as 7 Wonders, Ticket to Ride, JENGA, Candyland, and more.  Do come early because our last event got busy really fast.

The cost of this event is $6.00
April 12, 2014
7pm – Midnight
Glad Day Bookshop 598a Yonge street, Third Floor

We do apologize but our venue is not wheelchair accessible.pic761434

Toronto Gaymers 3DS Spring Dinner Social

Spring is in the air! Please join the Toronto Gaymers for a 3DS dinner event celebrating warmer weather.

Bring your 3DS to collect Streepasses, trade or battle Pokemon, or build your Norende village. There will also be consoles set up to play. There are several TVs available– bring your own console if you like for everyone to enjoy.

Marquis of Granby has couches to lounge on, good pub food and cheap beer ($4 pints)! This venue is wheelchair accessible– just let us know in advance.

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Saturday April 5th. 5pm-9pm
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Toronto Gaymers Board Games Night: Ticket to Ride

After an amazing February event! Our March event will feature the game TICKET TO RIDE! We will also have our other games in our game vault to play such as the indie card game
Resistance, Candy Land, Settlers of Catan, Jenga and more! Doors open at 7pm!

Location: Glad Day Bookshop
598a Yonge Street (Third Floor)
Saturday March 8, 2014
Time: 7pm – Midnight
The cost of this event is $6.00!

Light Snacks included

We do apologize but the venue is not wheelchair accessible.tickettoride_box

TG CLASH Winter 2014 fighting game tournament

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Toronto Gaymers Fight Club presents… 

TG CLASH Winter 2014

We’re kicking off the year with our next LGBT-friendly fighting game tournament, Toronto Gaymers Clash Winter 2014, this time featuring Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and Naruto Shippuden: UNS3 Full Burst!

If there is interest we’ll run other games as well. Everyone is welcome!

DATE: Saturday January 25th at 12pm

LOCATION: A&C World (702A Spadina Ave, one block south of Spadina TTC station.)

VENUE FEE: $10 for players. $5 for spectators. Registration at the door.

STREAM INFO: Event will be streamed courtesy of http://www.twitch.tv/acgamesonline

SPONSORS AND PRIZES:
$100 pot bonus for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 courtesy of GUTSY GEEK
Get guts, save the princess, and win at real life. http://www.gutsygeek.com

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst and Tekken Tag Tournament 2 games courtesy of NAMCO BANDAI
https://www.facebook.com/NamcoBandai
https://twitter.com/namcogames/

TOURNAMENT FORMAT:
$5 entry fee per game.
All cash prize pot splits are: 1st 70%, 2nd 20%, 3rd 10%
All games are randomly seeded double elimination brackets.

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate (PS3) and Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (PS3)
3 out of 5 rounds per game
2 out of 3 games per match
3 out of 5 games for semi finals and grand finals matches

Naruto Shippuden: UNS3 Full Burst (PS3)
2 out of 3 games per match
3 out of 5 games for semi finals and grand finals matches
Team Battle Mode.
99 seconds on timer.
No game-breaking glitches/bugs allowed.

Toronto Gaymers December Social + Christmas Gathering!

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Please join us this Saturday December 7th for our last general social of 2013 at O’Grady’s! The event will feature the usual relaxed environment to socialize and enjoy video games, board games, TCGs, tabletop games, whatever.

In lieu of a Christmas potluck, we’ll be ordering some platters of food for everyone to enjoy.

There is no cover charge but please bring your own money for food and drinks to support the venue who let us use the space free of charge.

Plus the usual raffle/prizes/etc. Hope to see everyone there!

Saturday December 7th, 1pm-9pm
O’Grady’s (518 Church St)
19+, no cover

Unfortunately this venue is not wheelchair accessible. Toronto Gaymers are actively looking for accessible venues for future events.

Harvest and Such: Toronto Gaymers Board Games Night

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On Saturday November 9th, Toronto Gaymers presents another fun filled Saturday night of board games and such! We will be playing games such as Werewolf, Cards Against Humanity, Jenga and more.

Date: Saturday November 9

Time: 7pm – Midnight

Location: Glad Day Book Shop (598a Yonge Street, third floor)

Cost: $6.00
We do apologize but our venue is not wheelchair accessible.

Toronto Gaymers November Social

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LOCATION: O’Grady’s on Church Street
DATE: Saturday November 9
Time: 1pm – 9pm

The fun times continue at O’Grady’s and we’re ready for some gaming! November is an important month because Gamercamp is happening (http://www.gamercamp.ca/) so we’ll be showcasing some classic indie titles available on PS3 including:

– Skullgirls
– Divekick
– Braid
– Guacamelee
– Journey
– Flow
– Flower
– Limbo
– Thomas Was Alone
– Machinarium
– Jetpack Joyride
– Everyday Shooter
– Pixeljunk Eden
– Pixeljunk Monsters

You can also expect some casual party favourites, as well as the possibility of walking away with prizes including some passes to Gamercamp!

Please no outside food or drink to respect our gracious host – O’Grady’s – for letting us use this space at no cost.

This venue is not wheelchair accessible, unfortunately.

Mahjong night – Learn how to play and make new friends!

Join us for Mah-Jongg at the 519 Church St. Community Centre, Room 301, on Saturday, August 17th, 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM.

NO EXPERIENCE is required to play Mah-Jongg (there is no wagering). Learn the game on our website: www.eMahJongg.com. In addition, I’ll be sitting with the newer players to answer any questions (we also have intermediate and advanced tables). And you can email me anytime at swongclub@gmail.com if you have any questions about Mah-Jongg or this event. Bring your own snacks or soda if you like! WANTED: Members who can bring their own Mah-Jongg sets.

Cost: FREE!
Capacity: 20 players or 5 tables.
Map: Directions to this event is on our website, www.eMahJongg.com
Register with Steve Wong: swongclub@gmail.com

The venue is wheelchair accessible.

August Board Games Night

Our August Board Games night is scheduled for Saturday August 10th. We will have many games to play such as Seven Wonders, Settles of Catan, Jenga, and much more! We will also be doing a game of Cards Against Humanity charades, with some neat prizes!

Date: Saturday August 10

Time: 7pm – Midnight

Location: Glad Day Bookshop 598 Yonge Street, Third Floor

The cost of this event is $6.00

We do apologize but the venue is not wheelchair accessible