Tabletop Experience presented by Catan Studio

Whether you’re a tabletop fanatic or just looking for a new game, the Tabletop Experience at the SXSW Gaming Expo will satisfy your need to conquer the board. Here you’ll find the latest arrivals, as well as long-time classics, with our exclusive library of over a hundred unique games.

Tabletop Experience presented by Catan Studio

SXSW Gaming Tabletop Experience - Photo by Amy Ellinger

About Tabletop Experience


Powered by Emerald Tavern Games & Cafe. Every gamer has a special place in their heart for a good tabletop game, and we’re no different at SXSW Gaming!

With a booming golden age of tabletop gaming upon us, we celebrate tabletop gaming the only way we know how: by having hundreds of new and classic games available to play for free in a space where you can meet and mingle with tons of your fellow gamers.

Whether you’re interested in a quick match or a three hour brawl, we want everyone to enjoy their favorite game at their own pace. Need help choosing one or learning a new game? Then look for one of our knowledgeable and friendly gamemasters to help make a great recommendation for you and your friends.

Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind experience at the SXSW Gaming Expo!

SXSW Gaming 2017 takes place in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from Thursday, March 16 – Saturday, March 18.


Attend SXSW Gaming 2017

Grab your SXSW Gaming wristband for access to industry insider secrets, in-depth conversations on the latest gaming trends, star-studded showcases, and exclusive access to the newest games around! Gaming Wristbands on sale now in limited supplies.

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Contact Us to Exhibit

Interested in showing off your latest product, project or game in an exciting and energetic atmosphere? With a record-setting attendance of over 76,000 attendees in 2016, the SXSW Gaming Expo is the perfect place to do so! Learn more about exhibiting at SXSW Gaming Expo today!

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