Gaming @ ECCC

Emerald City Comic Con’s Gaming areaFrom board games to video games, from classic arcade games to roleplaying games, to unreleased soon-to-be favorites, Emerald City Comic Con’s Gaming area has it all! Expanding to two floors in its new location in TCC Lower Level and Level 1, you are invited to explore a wide range of gaming goodness, and stay late into the evening, long after the main show floor and panels have ended for the day. Come out and play some games!

cascadeCascade Games will be running a wide range of free play and tournament gaming at Emerald City Comic Con including Magic the Gathering, Pokemon TCG, Pokemon GO!, Keyforge, Star Wars Destiny, Upper Deck VS 2PCG & Ascension.

Check out the Demo Spotlights to play a variety of games both casually & competitively. Enter to play in a league or tournament & earn Prize Tokens to redeem for items in the Cascade retail area. 

Stay tuned for more details!

microsoftThe Microsoft Store at Bellevue Square is bringing console gaming to ECCC! Play your favorite Xbox games and enter into a tournament to win some cool prizes all weekend long.

Gaming Area Features

Mystery Box Game Design Challenge

Stretch your creative muscles in the return of the Game Design Challenge. Alongside game design professionals, work in teams to create a board game using only a box of mystery items. Stick around afterward to play and critique your fellow competitors’ creations! There will be prizes for the the best game design.

The 4th Annual ECCC Indie Games Showcase

We are thrilled to again bring you demonstrations of some of the best new and soon-to-be-released video, mobile, board, card and roleplaying games from a variety of Pacific Northwest game designers. Demos will rotate every three hours all show long, so plan to visit often to try them all!

Unpublished Board Game Playtesting

Hosted by PlaytestNW, we are proud to once again bring unpublished board games to ECCC, giving you a sneak peek into the design and development of next year’s most exciting games – today! Come play unreleased games, and help their creators improve and refine their games throughout the show.

Play-and-Win Games

Back for it's 6th year, ECCC is proud to present the Board Game Play-and-Win program. Sponsored by Double Exposure Envoy, a wide array of board game publishers provide our show with copies of some of their newest titles, for you to win! Each player (and teacher) gets a raffle ticket for a chance to win the games they demo.

Classic RPG Library

Presented by the Alexandria RPG Library, we will have on hand a collection of over 2000 roleplaying game source books and modules from scores of tabletop RPG systems, available for you browse through, or to use to run a session. GMs will be on hand to introduce you to some of the greatest role playing games of the past 40 years. Sign up for a Ghostbusters RPG session, see if you can outwit Friend Computer in Paranoia, or have the arcane ways of THAC0 explained. All experience levels welcome!

Story Games on Demand

Narrative Games Northwest, a group that plays cooperative storytelling games, will be hosting Story Games on Demand! Come learn to play games that allow players to construct their own characters and/or play out stories with each other. Only your imagination is the limit!

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