Tabletop Gaming

Tabletop gaming is an umbrella for all games that are not played digitally. This includes board games like Monopoly and Life, strategy games like Jenga and Risk, and even some card game tournaments for games like Magic, Pokémon, and Yu-Gi-Oh! Occasionally, we also have someone to run tabletop RPGs like D&D and Warhammer.

Late Night Gaming (18+)

New this year: Tabletop has expanded to offer late night gaming in the Hyatt Place for those 18+! For more information, see our Late Night Gaming page.

Tabletop Tournaments

Please arrive 15-20 minutes before the tournament for check-in at Tabletop’s front desk. All tournaments are free of charge and inclusive with a FanimeCon 2017 Badge. Tabletop staff and Games Management reserves the right to remove a person from the tournament due to unsafe behavior or FanimeCon 2017 Code of Conduct violations. Location is at SJCC Hall 3.

Giant Jenga

  • Team vs Team
  • No cap
  • Saturday 12:00 PM

Jenga

  • 1 vs 1
  • 12 cap
  • Saturday 10:00 AM

Magic: The Gathering

  • 1 vs 1: Swiss Best
  • 32 cap
  • Standard: Friday 6:00 PM
  • Commander: Saturday 7:00 PM in the Hyatt’s Late Night Game Room
  • Modern: Sunday 3:00 PM

Pokémon TCG

  • 1 vs 1 : Swiss Best
  • 30 cap
  • Expanded Black and White to Guardians Rising
  • Saturday 1:00 PM
  • Sunday 1:00 PM

Speed Painting Competition judged by Bluefin

  • Each participant paints their own model
  • 60 cap
  • Sunday 11:00 AM

Texas Hold Em (Non- Prized Tournament)

  • 40 cap
  • Prelims
    • Friday 1:00 PM
    • Saturday 8:00 PM
  • Finals: Sunday 3:00 PM

Weiss Schwarz

  • 3 vs 3; Swiss Best
  • 48 cap
  • Neo Standard, Mixed Language
  • Sunday 6:00 PM

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG

  • 1 vs 1; Swiss Best
  • 30 cap
  • Follow Current Ban List
  • Friday 3:00 PM
  • Saturday 4:00 PM