Tabletop Experience

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

Tabletop Experience, SXSW Gaming 2017 - Photo by Randy & Jackie Smith

About Tabletop Experience


Every gamer has a special place in their heart for a good tabletop game, and we’re no different at SXSW Gaming!

With the 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.

Don’t miss out on your chance to be involved in this one-of-a-kind experience at the SXSW Gaming Expo!

Personalized Opportunities


The experience of playing tabletop games goes well beyond the game itself. Help build memorable events at the Tabletop Experience with your very own accessories and equipment that will be utilized by thousands of gamers during next year’s event.

Organized Play

There’s never been a better way to directly engage with tabletop enthusiasts at SXSW. If you’re serious about connecting with gamers who will be passionate about your games, take time next March to host your very own organized play session in the Tabletop Experience.


The Tabletop Experience is looking to compliment its expanded organized play offerings with exclusive tournaments for attendees to enjoy at SXSW Gaming 2018. If you’re serious about making a splash at next year’s event, don’t miss out on this prime opportunity to put your game in the spotlight.

SXSW Gaming 2018 takes place in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from Thursday, March 15 – Saturday, March 17.


Host a Play Session

SXSW Gaming is accepting community play session proposals for all games across any platform from Wednesday, September 27 – Friday, December 8. Have a cool idea for an activity or competition that you’d like to host at next year’s festival? Apply for your chance to be on the official schedule!

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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 an attendance expanding beyond 46,000 attendees in 2017, the SXSW Gaming Expo is the perfect place to do so! Learn more about exhibiting at the SXSW Gaming Expo in 2018 today!

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