Tabletop Gaming

You don’t need to be plugged in to enjoy retro gaming! The Tabletop Gaming area will have all kinds of old-school activities, like pen & paper role playing and board games!

How to sign up:

To sign up for any of these events, please head over to our Tabletop Registration Booth! Start times and game length for each session are listed under each event. Registration is first come, first serve. For games with multiple time slots, registration for the next one will begin after the session before it starts.
Please only sign up if you’re sure you can make it to the game on time and can stay for its duration! Some games will have a wait list signup; if you’re on it, stop by the table when the session begins. If someone who signed up doesn’t make it, you will be able to participate.

Check out some of the events being run by our dedicated tabletop crew:

Roleplaying Games

Learn Dungeons & Dragons

Session Length: 2 hrs
Saturday: 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, 4:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am, 1:30 pm
Players Per Session: 5

Learn how to play one of the world’s most popular pen and paper roleplaying games! Step into the shoes of a hero and work as a team to overcome deadly monsters and devious traps. Choose from a variety of character classes with a variety of different strengths; go toe-to-toe with your foes as a mighty Fighter or Barbarian, unleash devastating magic as a Wizard or Warlock, keep your party healed with the divine magic of a Cleric, bring down beasts with flawless arrow shots as a Ranger, transform into a deadly forest creatures as a Druid, and more!

Dice, pencils, and pre-made characters will all be provided, and no previous tabletop experience is needed besides your interest and politeness to your fellow players! Our Dungeon Masters running the adventure for you will go through the rules of the game and are happy to answer any questions you may have during the game.

Call of Cthulhu

Rated R: Horror, Death/Violence, Depictions of Insanity
Session Length
: 2.5 Hrs
Saturday: 6:30 pm
Players Per Session: 5

Uncover unfathomable horrors in the Call of Cthulhu Horror Roleplaying Game! Players take the role of brave investigators who must survive deadly encounters with the supernatural. Can your group discover the truth and make it out alive and sane? Join us for a tense, immersive horror experience!

Playing as normal, everyday people, your group must rely on their judgement and teamwork to survive against overwhelming threats. Every problem can’t be solved by combat; oftentimes, even firearms will do nothing against the horrors of the Cthulhu Mythos.

Werewolf

Session Length: 90 minutes
Saturday & Sunday: 12PM, 1:30PM, 3:00PM, 4:30PM
Players per Session: 9

The village is yet again infested with monsters picking people off night by night. Will you use social deduction to find the werewolves in time? Come craft a collaborative story with 9 or more people.

Tabletop

X-Wing

Saturday: 12pm
Duration: 3 hours

Strap in for a dogfight with our X-Wing blind box battle royale! Long Island Retro Gaming and Game Master Games Presents: X-Wing Blind Battle Royal!!! $10 entry gets a ship at random for you to fly in an every-pilot-for-themselves, last-ship-standing tournament.

Guildball Tournament & Freeplay

Tournament: Saturday 11am -8pm
Freeplay: Sunday (all day)

Does your team have what it takes to win the cup? Hit the pitch for some merciless soccer combat in LI Retro’s Guild Ball Tournament! There is no cost of entry aside from a ticket to the convention itself! If you’ve never played before but are interested, stop by on Sunday for a free demo!

Board Game Freeplay

Saturday/Sunday: Always open!

Bought a game from a vendor or brought one from home? This is the spot to play it!
Have some friends but nothing to play? Try out something new or dig up an old favorite at our Board Game Vault!
We’ve got a great selection of tabletop games to choose from. Head to our free play area and check out a game from our table. When you’re finished, just pack the game back up with all of its components and return it. Please do not remove rented games from the free play area!

Card Games

Game Master Games presents: Magic The Gathering Draft Events

Drafts will be held at the following times:

Saturday: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm
Sunday: 1pm 3pm

Entry is $15. Pack Per Win, Single Elimination. Land will be provided.