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Meetup.com is a great way to find other gamers and get a game together.

The San Diego Roleplaying Association

Meet with local GMs who need players, players who need games, and discuss RPGs in general. Stop spending all that time reading the books and making up characters, and actually PLAY! This meetup has a discussion once a month but also has one or tow one-shots and is a great way to be part of the rpg community. Now free.

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The San Diego Dungeons and Dragon Meetup

Meet other local Dungeons & Dragons players for adventures and fun! Come to a Dungeons & Dragons Meetup to explore fantastic worlds, clash with dark monsters, spin lore and commit heroic feats while playing the greatest RPG of all time! This is a great meetup for putting a group together. It is free and meets once a month.

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The San Diego North County RPG Meetup

Great meetup for roleplayers who don't want to travel far south the San Diego meetup.

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East County Tabletop Roleplaying and Board Games Group

A meetup for the Off the Shelf game store. They organize a number of rpgs.

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There are a number of conventions and game days that occur in San Diego and Southern California area.


This is the largest gaming convention in Southern California. It occurs three times a year during President's Day weekend, Memorial Day Weekend, and Labor Day Weekend. The convention has ton of rpgs as well as miniature gaming, board games, and card games.

Find out more at strategicon.net

Gamer-Con & Games Day

GamerCon celebrates gaming through tabletop games and rpgs but also includes video games theater, art and rooftop parties.
They also have tabletop Games Days throughout the year.


There are a number of game stores in San Diego and places to play.

Google Map for places to play (if you want to add to the map please post new/update locations in the discord

Off the Shelf

173 Fletcher Parkway
El Cajon, CA 92020
Phone: 619-499-5111

An amazing game store located in East County. The have a great selection of RPGs including indy and OSR titles. The game store is a great place to play with tables for board games and rpgs. It also includes a few private areas. There is a few to play or you can pay montly/yearly fee.

Bards & Cards

936 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 937-2211

Located downtown San Diego the have an great selection of indy rpgs as well as mainstream games and RPG accessories. Staff is friendly and they have tables in the back that can be rented for $10/hours.

Game Empire

5037 Shawline St
San Diego, CA 92111
Phone: (858) 576-1525

Has a decent selection of games including D&D, White Wolf, Shadowrun, Star Wars and Savage Worlds and a few other popular titles. The also have a healthy selection of used rpgs. There is plenty of gaming tables and they sell snacks.

At Ease Games

8990 Miramar Rd #140
Poway, CA 92064
Phone:(858) 549-4263

Good selection of RPGs and minis. They have 3D printer where you can order custom minis. Gaming space in the back that is more for miniature and card gaming.

Pair A Dice

2020 Hacienda Dr Suite N
Vista, CA 92081
Phone:(760) 940 0139

A nicely layed out store up in North County with a healthy selection of old and new rpgs. Includes a game room and events.