Games Research Network

Researching analogue and digital games


Gaming Session

Date: 4th April 2018

Time: 13:00 - 15:00

Location: The Flour and Flagon

An afternoon spent playing tabletop games at The Flour and Flagon.  All are welcome, and please let us know if there is a particular game that you would like to play / bring along.

Tabletop Games and Postgrads

Date: 10th January 2018

Time: 14:00 - 17:00

Location: Chat Zone, All Saints Library

As part of the PGR January induction at Manchester Metropolitan University, the GRN will be hosting a series of tabletop games in the Library's Chatzone. All are welcome, and we have a selection of games that last from between 5 minutes to 3 hours.

Global Warming: Playtest

Start date: 20th September 2017

End date: 10th October 2017

Time: 13:00 - 15:00

Location: John Dalton Building, E005

In this meeting we'll be playtesting a new game that Paul Wake and Sam Illingworth have been working on, the idea of which is to communicate global warming via tabletop gaming.


Date: 31st October 2017

Time: 10:00 - 14:00

Location: Chat Zone, All Saints Library

As part of International Games Week, we’re running a day of horror-themed gaming in the Chat Zone of All Saints Library. Come and join us, we’ll be playing Mysterium, Dead of Winter, Pandemic: Cthulhu Reign, and many more spooky games for Halloween.