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eclectic games Events

We run events on most days and evenings in our Reading shop located in Union Street (or Smelly Alley, if you're a local!).

View the eclectic games events calendar below. Click on an event to see more info and find the ticket link!

Our Discord server has areas for all of the communities and games we support, announcement channels where we will confirm new releases or upcoming events, and areas for discussions amongst all our communities around the games they love. All of the games listed below have dedicated areas on our server.

Join the eclectic games Discord server!


Board Games

We have over 2000 board and card games in our library in the upstairs games room! Come and play board games every Monday & Friday evenings from 6-10pm and usually every second Saturday of the month from 10-4pm. We also have an active Go Club on Monday evenings.

Buy tickets for our Board Game evenings!

Buy tickets for the Go Club on Monday evenings!

Read more about our board games room here.

Dungeon & Dragons

Dungeons & Dragons is the world's most famous roleplaying game. Whether you're looking to sling spells, explore dangerous dungeons, or even come head-to-head with a fearsome dragon, there's plenty of fun to be had! Currently we run occasional taster sessions and are looking to expand that further. See our events calendar above for upcoming sessions!

Click here to join our Discord community.

See a list of weekly RPG & D&D groups in Reading!


Available in english since 2002 Yu-Gi-Oh! is a long standing game with a solid community and a world wide pool of players. We have a very active Yu-Gi-Oh! community and run regular events. Games are Standard format and we occasionally run Time Wizard.

Come and play Yu-Gi-Oh! every Thursday from 6-10pm and look at our events calendar for prereleases and Championships.

Buy tickets for Yu-Gi-Oh!

Click here to join our Discord community or here to join our Yu-Gi-Oh! Facebook community.

Magic: The Gathering

Magic: The Gathering is one of the most popular Collectable Card Games on the market today. We have a large and friendly local community and support multiple play formats, such as: Commander on Wednesdays, Friday Night Magic Draft and changing weekly constructed formats: Modern (Eight Edition, 2003 onwards only), Pioneer (most sets since Return to Ravnica, 2012), and Pauper (common cards only). Additionally, we have frequent prerelease events and occasional Store Championships - take a look at our events calendar above to see the latest schedule!

Buy tickets for the MtG events!

Click here to join our Discord community or here to join our MtG Facebook community.

Click here for more info and FAQs about our MtG events and formats.

Disney Lorcana

Disney Lorcana is the latest trading card game to come out and already has proven to be very popular. We are running Lorcana League on Mondays (depending on the League Season) and some Saturdays. Additionally we've got some Lorcana Sealed Tournaments on some weekends. Will you be the best Illumineer?

See our events calendar above for the latest Disney Lorcana events!

Buy tickets for the Lorcana events!

Click here to join our Discord community.

Click here for more info and FAQs about our Lorcana events and formats.

Pokemon Trading Card Game

Pokemon TCG has been around since 1996 and is very popular here at eclectic games. We run casual games on Thursdays, frequent Pokemon League challenges, and prerelease events across the three age categories: Junior (10 years old and younger), Senior (11 to 14 years old), and Master (15 years old and older). Look at our events calendar above for all the upcoming dates for Pokemon!

Buy tickets for the Pokemon events!

Click here to join our Discord community or here to join our Pokemon Facebook community.

Digimon Card Game

Digimon has been around for over 20 years but the current edition of the card game was released in 2020. We have our Digimon weekly tournament on Monday evenings and occasionally run other events, too. Please see the events calendar above for upcoming Digimon events.

Buy tickets for the Digimon events!

Click here to join our Discord community or here to join our Digimon Facebook community.

Star Wars Miniatures

On Tuesday evenings we run our Star Wars Miniatures nights. Come and play Star Wars Legion and Star Wars Shatterpoint!

Inbetween games we also have a very active community on our Discord!

Buy tickets for the Star Wars Miniature evenings!

Click here to join our Discord community.

Are you after an event not listed here?

We're always looking to expand on the events we're offering. If you're after an event we don't currently run, please get in touch or pop into the shop to discuss it with us!

We're looking forward to seeing you in our games room soon!


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