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 +====== Video and Board Games ======
  
 +  * [[https://​esportsscotland.co.uk/​|Esports Scotland]]
 +  * [[https://​www.gamingscotland.com/​|Gaming Scotland]] ([[https://​www.facebook.com/​gamingscotland/​|Facebook]]) - //Gaming Scotland is a community of gamers who get together regularly to play computer games across a local area network. //
 +
 +===== Gaming Bars =====
 +  * Super Bario Arcade Bar ([[https://​twitter.com/​superbariogla|Twitter]],​ [[https://​www.facebook.com/​superbarioglasgow/​|Facebook]])
 +  * [[https://​www.thesummoners.co.uk/​|The Summoners]]
 +  * [[https://​hillheadbookclub.co.uk/​retro-games-cage/​|Retro Games Cage]] at [[https://​hillheadbookclub.co.uk/​|Hillhead Bookclub]]
 +
 +===== Gaming Cafes =====
 +  * [[http://​luckysparrow.co.uk/​|Lucky Sparrow Games Cafe]] ([[https://​www.facebook.com/​luckysparrowgamescafe/​|Facebook]],​ [[https://​twitter.com/​theluckysparrow|Twitter]])
 +  * [[https://​westendgames.co.uk/​|West End Games]]
 +  * [[http://​luckysparrow.co.uk/​|Lucky Sparrow Games Cafe]] ([[https://​www.facebook.com/​luckysparrowgamescafe/​|Facebook]])
 +  * [[https://​www.rcadeglasgow.com/​|R-Cade Glasgow]]
 +  * [[https://​www.belong.gg/​arenas/​glasgow/​|Belong Gaming Arena]] ([[https://​www.facebook.com/​BelongGlasgow/​|Facebook]])
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​maxxpgaming/​|Max XP Gaming]] ([[https://​twitter.com/​maxxpgaming|Twitter]])
 +  * [[https://​geek-retreat.com/​|Geek Retreat]]
 +  * [[http://​www.comicrazy.co.uk/​|Comicrazy Cafe]] - //Comic book and board game cafe based in Paisley//
 +
 +===== Gaming Nights =====
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​glesgames|GlesGames]] - //GlesGames is a bimonthly event which focuses on local multiplayer video games in Glasgow. From retro to modern, we provide a unique gaming experience.//​
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​winnerstaysonarcade/​|Winner Stays On: Retro Gaming Events]] at [[https://​www.musicglue.com/​the-dancehall/​|The Rum Shack]]
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​RollWiIt/​|Roll Wi' It]] - //Se are a small group of board game enthusiasts and dungeon masters who want to bring the fun of board gaming to a wide audience of people. We offer a service of Game Nights For Hire, we bring the games and the equipment and teach you the ropes! We have a huge variety of all things nerdy. //
 +    * Every 2nd Tuesdays at [[https://​hillheadbookclub.co.uk/​|Hillhead Bookclub]]
 +    * Every 2nd Thursdays at [[https://​www.committeeroom9.co.uk/​|Committee Room 9]]
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​groups/​burntofightglasgow/​|Burn to Fight]] - //Play the newest fighters and the old favourites. Train up for monthly tournaments. Take your skills to the next level every Wednesday and Friday 3PM-9:30PM at [[https://​www.thesummoners.co.uk/​|The Summoners]]//​
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​groups/​418220228251653/​|WednesdaysAre3D (W3D)]] - //The only community of fighting game players in Scotland dedicated to learning Tekken. ​ Weekly Tekken 7 sessions are on Wednesdays [16:​00-22:​00] at [[https://​www.facebook.com/​maxxpgaming/​|Max XP Gaming]]//
 +  * [[https://​boardgamegeek.com/​guild/​3481|Glasgow Board Games]] ([[https://​www.facebook.com/​groups/​263536471024016/​|Facebook]]) - Meets every Tuesday in [[http://​www.drurystreetglasgow.co.uk/​|Drury Street Bar]].
 +  * [[https://​glasgowphoenix.wixsite.com/​glasgowphoenix|Glasgow Phoenix Wargames Club]] - //A friendly gaming club that meets in Partick Burgh Hall on Tuesday evenings. Most weeks will have both board games and tabletop games taking place. Visitors and new members are welcome.//
 +
 +===== Gaming Groups =====
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​DiceRollCafe/​|Dice Roll Cafe]] - Meets on Sunday twice a month in the [[https://​www.cca-glasgow.com/​saramago-cafe/​saramago-caf-bar|Saramago Cafe Bar in Glasgow'​s CCA]]
 +  * [[https://​www.g3gamers.co.uk/​|G3 Gamers (Glasgow Games Group)]] ([[https://​www.facebook.com/​groups/​g3gamers/​|Facebook]],​ [[https://​www.youtube.com/​user/​gofur69/​videos|YouTube]])
 +  * [[http://​www.versusscotland.com/​|Versus Scotland]] ([[https://​www.facebook.com/​groups/​VersusScotland/​|Facebook]],​ [[https://​twitter.com/​versusscotland|Twitter]]) - //​Scotland'​s biggest annual fighting games event. ​ Versus-Scotland is keen to get online VS fighters together to play a variety of games in a variety of formats all over Scotland.//
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​groups/​525585977643435/​|Dungeons and Dragons Glasgow]] - //Aimed at helping people get together, to play some Dungeons & Dragons, roleplaying or general table top games.//
 +  * [[https://​www.reddit.com/​r/​glasgowdnd/​|Glasgow DND Reddit Group]]
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​glasgowdndlive/​|Dungeons and Dragons Live - Glasgow]]
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​groups/​261557973924682/​|Lanarkshire Gamers]]
 +  * [[http://​www.gdws.co.uk/​|Glasgow and District Wargaming Society]] ([[https://​www.facebook.com/​glasgowwargames/​|Facebook]])
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​UnplugGame/​|Unplugged Games Group]] - //Friendly group on the South Side of Glasgow which meets every month to play board, card and table top games of all descriptions. We are a family friendly club, so whether you're a veteran game geek or just discovering the hobby, we'd love to see you at one of our events!//
 +
 +=== Student Groups ===
 +  * [[https://​www.gcustudents.co.uk/​groups/​esports-society-f893|Caledonian Chargers]] - Glasgow University Esports Society
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​GlasgowUniversityEsports/​|Glasgow Grizzlies]] - Glasgow University Esports
 +
 +===== Meetups =====
 +  * [[https://​www.meetup.com/​Anime-Games-Sci-Fi-Cafe/​|Anime,​ Games & Sci-Fi]]
 +  * [[https://​www.meetup.com/​Dungeon-and-Dining/​|Dungeon and Dining!]]
 +  * [[https://​www.meetup.com/​West-End-Boardgames/​|West End Boardgames]]
 +  * [[https://​www.meetup.com/​Videogames-Glasgow/​|Videogames Glasgow]]
 +  * [[https://​www.meetup.com/​Glasgow-Table-Top-Role-Players/​|Glasgow Table Top Role Players]]
 +
 +===== Shops =====
 +  * [[https://​www.geek-aboo.com/​|Geek-Aboo]]
 +  * [[https://​a1toys.com/​|A1 Toys (previously Static Games)]] ([[https://​www.facebook.com/​a1toys/​|Facebook]])
 +  * [[https://​storefinder.game.co.uk/​game/​stores/​locations?​lng=-4.251805999999988&​lat=55.864237&​z=10|GAME]] - 6 locations in Glasgow: [[https://​storefinder.game.co.uk/​game/​stores/​3079/​GLASGOW--Union-St|Union Street]], [[https://​storefinder.game.co.uk/​game/​stores/​48/​Glasgow--St-Enoch|St Enoch]], [[https://​storefinder.game.co.uk/​game/​stores/​220/​Glasgow-The-Fort|The Fort]], [[https://​storefinder.game.co.uk/​game/​stores/​192/​Braehead|Braehead]],​ [[https://​storefinder.game.co.uk/​game/​stores/​686/​Clydebank|Clydebank]] and [[https://​storefinder.game.co.uk/​game/​stores/​338/​East-Kilbride|East Kilbride]]
 +  * [[https://​geek-retreat.com/​|Geek Retreat]] ([[https://​www.facebook.com/​GeekRetreatUK/​|Facebook]],​ [[https://​twitter.com/​GeekRetreatUK|Twitter]])
 +  * [[https://​forbiddenplanet.co.uk/​|Forbidden Planet]] ([[https://​www.facebook.com/​FPGlasgow|Facebook]],​ [[https://​www.instagram.com/​fpglasgow/​|Instagram]],​ [[https://​twitter.com/​FPGlasgow|Twitter]])
 +  * [[https://​www.tokyotoys.com/​|Tokyo Toys]]
 +  * [[https://​www.games-workshop.com/​en-GB/​Warhammer-Glasgow|Warhammer]]
 +==== Comics ====
 +  * [[https://​www.redhotcomics.co.uk/​|Red Hot Comics]]
 +  * [[https://​citycentrecomics.fws.store/​|City Centre Comics]] ([[https://​www.facebook.com/​citycentrecomics/​|Facebook]])
 +==== Models ====
 +  * [[https://​www.wildcatmodels.co.uk/​|Wildcat Models]] ([[https://​www.facebook.com/​wildcatmodels/​|Facebook]])
 +  * [[https://​www.scottsmodels.co.uk/​|Scott'​s Models]] ([[https://​www.facebook.com/​ScottsModelsUK/​|Facebook]])
 +===== Events =====
 +  * [[https://​kupocon.com/​|KupoCon]] - Final Fantasy Fan Event (Feb 2020)
 +  * [[https://​www.playexpoglasgow.com/​|Play Expo Glasgow]] (June 2020)
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​events/​379223002791514/​|Glasgow Games Gathering]] (June 2020)
 +  * [[https://​www.resonatetotalgaming.com|Resonate Total Gaming]] (18-19 July 2020)
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​glasgowgamesfestival/​|Glasgow Games Festival]] (November 2020)
 +
 +===== Charities =====
 +  * [[https://​getwellgamers.org.uk/​contact/​|Get Well Gamers]]
 +
 +===== Developers =====
 +  * [[https://​www.blazinggriffin.com|Blazing Griffin]] - //Founded in 2011 as a game development studio, the company has grown from a team of three to a group of companies spanning game development,​ film production and end-to-end post-production with around 40 staff based in Glasgow.//
 +  * [[https://​focusgames.com/​|Focus Games: The White Studios]] - //Focus Games was founded in 2004. Our design studio is in Glasgow and we do all our own development work in this studio. We have developed over 60 game-based resources to improve training, education and engagement in health and social care. The NHS is our biggest client.//
 +===== Courses =====
 +  * [[https://​www.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk/​courses/​hnc-computer-games-development-scqf-level-7-2019-08-26|Computer Games Development HNC]] at [[https://​www.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk|City of Glasgow College]]
 +  * [[https://​www.gcu.ac.uk/​study/​courses/​details/​index.php/​P02850/​Computer_Games_(Art_and_Animation)/​|Bsc (Hons) Computer Games (Art and Animation)]] at [[https://​www.gcu.ac.uk|Glasgow Caledonian University]]
 +
 +===== Other =====
 +  * [[https://​videogames.arts.gla.ac.uk/​|Video Games Research at University of Glasgow]]
 +  * [[https://​press-start.gla.ac.uk/​index.php/​press-start|Press Start]] - //Press Start is an open access, peer-reviewed student journal that publishes the best undergraduate and postgraduate research, essays and dissertations from across the multidisciplinary subject of Game Studies. //
 +
 +===== Web Comics =====
 +  * [[http://​www.elfblood.com/​|Elf Blood]]
 +
 +===== Bridge =====
 +  * See [[Bridge]]
 +
 +===== Chess =====
 +  * See [[Chess]]
 +
 +==== Defunct ====
 +  * [[http://​www.hypespotting.co.uk/​|Hypespotting]] - //The UK’s largest and most hype fighting game event returns to Glasgow// (last updated April 2017)
 +  * [[https://​www.facebook.com/​groups/​spellboundgames/​|Spellbound Games]]
 +  * [[http://​www.gugs.org.uk/​|GUGS:​ Glasgow University Gaming Society]]