First timer?

Completely new to tabletop games?

If you’re planning on coming to Tabletop Scotland 2020 and this hobby is something new to you then be assured that we will look after you!

Our Gateway Zone, Demo Zones, Family Zone and Exhibitors are all here to help introduce you to the hobby of tabletop games.  Click on Play in the menu to find out more.

The Gateway Zone specifically contains a selection of games that the convention team have chosen as among the best games to introduce people to this hobby.

First time at Tabletop Scotland?

Never been to a tabletop games convention before but you’re familiar with board games, card games and roleplaying games?  Well, at Tabletop Scotland you can find those in abundance and lots of people to play them with.

Think of the convention as something like a tabletop games session happening in the same room as lots of other sessions.  Mix in demos, events, exhibitors, RPGs and a games library where you can borrow games to try then you’re getting close to what Tabletop Scotland is like.

Check out the information in the Play, Exhibitors & Events menu sections to see what sort of things we have planned to entertain you.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get my convention ticket?
You collect this at the convention.

The email you receive when you buy your ticket online is your confirmation. On arrival at the convention, head for the Pre-Purchased Desk.

Provide us with your name and email address and we will provide you with your attendee pack. This includes your lanyard & badge (which must be worn at all times) and other associated items.

How do I take part in the tournaments, seminars or roleplaying games?
Once you have your Convention Ticket you can then book a seat at one of our events.
Check them out via the Events menu option. The process for booking events is captured in the Event Booking guide.

Note that online Event Bookings cease at 20:00 on Friday 7th August 2020. All remaining spaces will be booked at the convention.

How do I get my event tickets?
As with your convention ticket, you will collect these on your arrival at the convention as they will be in your attendee pack.

I didn’t buy/book anything online…
We will have convention tickets on sale at reception and events that have spaces will be available for sign up at the convention.

Are event bookings possible on the day?
Yes in the majority of cases.

There may be some events which either sell out online or require us to cap attendance based on pre-registration only.

All events with spaces will have sign up sheets at the reception desk for the day they are being held. All on the day sign ups will allocated on a first come first served basis.

What about t-shirts? Can I buy those?
T-Shirts can be pre-ordered via the website.  We will not have any T-shirts available for sale at the convention.

Go to the Buy menu and follow the link.

As with Convention Tickets and Events Tickets you will pick up your T-Shirt at the convention.

Anything else I need to know?

When you buy a ticket you are signing up to our Attendee Terms & Conditions which incorporate our Code Of Conduct.
We have a Food & Drink Policy which at it’s most basic means you can’t bring your own food & drink onsite.  Let us know if you have any specific dietary requirements and we can discuss those with the venue.
There is no cash machine on-site at the venue.  The nearest ones are less 10 minutes walk away at Aldi and Morrisons.
Whilst the majority of our Exhibitors will be able to take card payment we do encourage you to bring cash with you.

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