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The SVA Library's Tabletop Games collection includes board games, card & dice games, and role-playing games.

Tabletop Games

When considering board games, our focus is on the highest echelon of critically acclaimed, well-designed games featuring intuitive competitive-or-collaborative gameplay and sumptuous illustration. An excellent example is Photosynthesis:

Card & Dice games are an excellent component to any tabletop games collection. Card & Dice games tend to be compact and easy-to-learn with strong thematic elements and eye-catching illustrations. Many card & dice games tie back to our cartooning & illustration collections as well. Examples of the latter include Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Card Game:

Role-playing games offer a variety of options for interactive, collaborative play among a dedicated group of gamers. RPGs allow patrons of the Library to plug into their imagination, using dice, pen-and-paper, and miniatures. Many RPGs are lavishly illustrated and impeccably designed. An excellent example would be Tales From The Loop:

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Collection Highlights:

Search for tabletop games from the Library homepage or from the classic Vision catalog:


Below is a curated selection of our tabletop games. You can search our catalog above to find even more. All tabletop games are housed at SVA Library West.

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Tabletop Game Events

SVA Library presents Cthulhu Invictus: RPG design talk and play session with Oscar Rios of Golden Goblin Press. Fri, 11/30 at 6:30pm at Library West. RSVP to play:

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