Gaming Gauntlet - December!
Dec
16
1:00 PM13:00

Gaming Gauntlet - December!

The gauntlet has been thrown again! Wanna Play Cafe's Gaming Gauntlet Tournament is back!

Come test your board game skills, as you face off against other opponents in multiple rounds of games. Win a game, get points. Whoever has the most points at the end, wins!

Here's the twist, we won't announce which games you're playing until the tournament starts!

Entry is $5 and you can sign up in advance or the day of the event.

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Festivus For The Rest Of Us!
Dec
23
11:00 AM11:00

Festivus For The Rest Of Us!

For those looking to avoid the Christmas weekend hustle and bustle, and for the rest who just find tinsel distracting, Wanna Play Cafe is hosting their second annual Festivus celebration!

The pole will be set up, we'll have feats of strength (DC-16), and we'll even let you air your grievances! What better way is there to spend a Saturday?

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Star War's Trivia!
Dec
14
6:30 PM18:30

Star War's Trivia!

The Last Jedi is finally being released!!! OMG!!! 

In celebration, we have decided to theme tonight's Trivia entirely around Star Wars! So if you're not already in line for a showing, come to the cafe for Star Wars Trivia, and food specials!

May the force be with you! (If....you know...that's how it works) 

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After Thanksgiving Werewolf!
Nov
25
7:00 PM19:00

After Thanksgiving Werewolf!

You've already feasted on turkey, now it's time to feast on the villagers! Wanna Play Cafe will be hosting another Werewolf themed night for werewolves and villagers alike!

Never played it before? That's ok! Werewolf is one of our most popular events in large part due to its simple rules, super quick learning time, and easy play. The social aspect of the game makes it fun to play with friends, and even better with strangers.

So come on and see if you can survive the night!

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Halloween Costume Party!
Oct
28
6:00 PM18:00

Halloween Costume Party!

Wanna Play Cafe's first ever Halloween Party!

There will be a costume contest, dinner buffet, desserts, snacks, bottomless coffee, and our best Halloween themed games available for play!

This a costume party, with a costume contest! So make sure to wear your best costume or cosplay. Awards will be given in the following categories: "Best Costume", "Most Original", and "Best of the Worst".

Tickets are $20, and can be picked up in advance at the Cafe!

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Trivia Night!
Oct
12
6:30 PM18:30

Trivia Night!

Feeling smart? Feeling hungry? Than Wanna Play Cafe Trivia is for you!

Every Thursday night at 6:30pm, Wanna Play Cafe host a trivia night that is as unique as the cafe itself! There's no fee to play, and prizes to be won!

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Werewolf Night
Oct
6
7:00 PM19:00

Werewolf Night

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Werewolf Night!
Sep
8
7:00 PM19:00

Werewolf Night!

Are you a werewolf? Well then tonight is your night! Wanna Play Cafe will be hosting another Werewolf themed night for werewolves and villagers alike!

Never played it before? That's ok! Werewolf is one of our most popular events in large part due to it's simple rules, super quick learning time, and easy play. The social aspect of the game makes it fun to play with friends, and even better with strangers.

So come on and see if you can survive the night!

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Labor Day Gaming Gauntlet Tournament!
Sep
2
1:00 PM13:00

Labor Day Gaming Gauntlet Tournament!

The gauntlet has been thrown again! Wanna Play Cafe's Gaming Gauntlet Tournament is back again!

Come test your board game skills, as you face off against other opponents in three rounds of games. Whoever has the most points at the end, wins!

The twist, we don't announce the games until the tournament starts!

Entry is $5 and you can sign up in advance or the day of the event.

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Game of Thrones Game Day!
Aug
27
1:00 PM13:00

Game of Thrones Game Day!

The season 7 finale is coming, and we felt there would be no better way to celebrate than by having a game day dedicated to Game of Thrones!

We'll have copies of A Game of Thrones: The Board Game, and Game of Thrones LCG (Card Game) available to play. Or if you have a game of your own, bring it in!

Remember, when you play the game of thrones you either win, or you wait for the next game to start and exact your revenge!

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Trivia!
Aug
17
6:30 PM18:30

Trivia!

Feeling smart? Feeling hungry? Than Wanna Play Cafe Trivia is for you!

Every Thursday night at 6:30pm, Wanna Play Cafe host a trivia night that is as unique as the cafe itself! There's no fee to play, and prizes to be won!

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CNY Roller Derby Benefit Night!
Jul
12
5:00 PM17:00

CNY Roller Derby Benefit Night!

Please join us for a Night of Games and Derby Ladies!

Stop in to Wanna Play Cafe anytime between 5-9pm on Wednesday, July 12th to play and all game fees will go to support local Derby! While you're there, order some amazing food, meet some great folks, and learn more about CNY Roller Derby! We will also have a raffle for Derby Merchandise and Tickets to our upcoming Home bout on August 5th!

Invite your friends - all are welcome!

CNY Roller Derby is a flat track roller derby league that is a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA). We consist of two travel teams, the CNY All Stars and the Wonder Brawlers and home bouts are at the JFK Arena in Rome.

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Werewolf Under the Full Moon!
Jul
8
7:00 PM19:00

Werewolf Under the Full Moon!

It's a full moon this night so we all know what that means, werewolves!

This isn't just another werewolf night, this time we are moving the game outside to our patio so everybody can really howl at the moon!

Never played before? Don't worry! This game s super easy to learn, and even easier to play!

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Board Game BBQ!
May
28
12:00 PM12:00

Board Game BBQ!

Memorial Day BBQs have always been missing one thing: board games. Well, we've solved that problem. Introducing Wanna Play Cafe's first ever Board Game BBQ!

Tickets are $25 and will include a special Memorial Day BBQ buffet, drinks, and unlimited gaming.

In addition, when you buy your ticket you will be able to reserve your spot in one of our specially setup games. These games won't be the type normally available in the cafe, and the spots are limited depending on game size. Check the comments below for what games are available.

If you don't want to reserve a spot in a specific game, don't worry! You can still buy a ticket and join any game looking for players, or just play games from our regularly available library of over 280+ games.

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RPG DAY!
May
7
to May 8

RPG DAY!

Are you a lonely adventurer looking for a group to join? Or maybe a world builder looking for your protagonists? Perhaps just a newcomer looking to play a game for the first time? Either way, come join us for Wanna Play Cafe's fourth RPG event!

This is a meetup style event where aspiring GMs and players alike can meetup, get to know one another, and get those dice rolling!

And since May the Fourth just passed the chances are high we may see a game or two of Age of Rebellion!

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Nerd Night Benefit!
Apr
30
2:00 PM14:00

Nerd Night Benefit!

Wanna Play Cafe is proud to host the first ever Nerd Night right here in the Mohawk Valley!

Nerd Night is a benefit fundraiser created by Melissa Bartlett and the Mohawk Valley Community College Strategic Gaming Club, that is designed to raise funds for local causes.

As part of our International Tabletop Day (weekend) celebration, we have decided that all game fees collected on Sunday will be donated to the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees.

You can find additional information here: https://www.facebook.com/events/158335018026152/

We appreciate your support!

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International Tabletop Day!
Apr
29
11:00 AM11:00

International Tabletop Day!

It's time for the main event! The biggest board game day of the year, International Tabletop Day!

In celebration of this wonderful holiday, Wanna Play Cafe is waiving game fees all day on Saturday; if there's a game you've been itching to try out, this is the day to do it.

Not only that, we'll also have a special menu available just for this event! We'll be bringing back all of our favorite specials, as well as some brand new items!

But wait, there's more!

Not only will we have our normal available library consisting of over 200 games to choose from, Sean & Tyler will be bringing in some of their own personal copies of their favorite games. That means there will be even more games to choose from! Have a game you want to play or share? Bring it in as well!

See you all on Saturday!

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Another Werewolf Night!
Apr
28
7:00 PM19:00

Another Werewolf Night!

We couldn't think of a better way to kick off our International Tabletop Day (weekend) celebration than by hosting another Werewolf Night!

For those who aren't familiar: Werewolf is one of the most popular social deduction/murder mystery games ever made. It is super easy to learn and play; it can be taught in a matter of minutes! Think "Heads Up 7 Up", only with more murder!

If you're not in the Werewolf mood... still come in! We'll have plenty of other social deduction games ready to play as well!

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Rpg Day!
Mar
26
11:00 AM11:00

Rpg Day!

Are you a lonely adventurer looking for a group to join? Or maybe a world builder looking for your protagonists? Perhaps just a newcomer looking to get your feet wet?

Either way, come join us for Wanna Play Cafe's third RPG event! This is a meetup style event where aspiring GM's and players alike can meetup, get to know one another, and get those dice rolling! 

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Pitch Night!
Mar
24
5:00 PM17:00

Pitch Night!

Ever played the card game Pitch? Or want to learn? 

Then come on down to the cafe Friday March 24th for our 2nd pitch night.

Bring your friends or even your foes, to see who is the best bidder of them all! 

 

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Werewolf Night!
Mar
17
5:00 PM17:00

Werewolf Night!

Come on in and play the game that started the social deduction craze!

We will be hosting our first event dedicated to the game werewolf, were we will be having friends, foes, and even total strangers discuss on who is the hidden werewolf of the group.

Don't know how to play werewolf? Well, don't worry because we will be glad to help you!

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Family day!
Mar
11
12:00 PM12:00

Family day!

It's the St. Paddy day parade this Saturday, and we would like to invite all families after the parade for some fun games and delicious food. This Saturday, March 11th it will be family day here at the cafe! Kids play free all day with a parent. So come on down and have some fun at Wanna Play cafe. We promise you wont regret it. 

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Meet and Geek!
Feb
16
7:00 PM19:00

Meet and Geek!

Have you ever wanted to play a game with someone you just met? Well now you can!

At the Meet and Geek event, everyone will be put into pairs and be given 10 minutes to meet and play a quick game! Once the time is up everyone will rotate and play again! 

Once everyone has met each other then we will all gather to play one big game of werewolf!

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RPG Day!
Feb
12
11:00 AM11:00
RPG

RPG Day!

Are you a lonely adventurer looking for a group to join? Or maybe a world builder looking for your protagonists? Perhaps just a newcomer looking to get your feet wet?

Either way, come join us for Wanna Play Cafe's second RPG event! This is a meetup style event where aspiring GM's and players alike can meetup, get to know one another, and get those dice rolling! 

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Grand Opening Extravaganza!
Feb
3
to Feb 5

Grand Opening Extravaganza!

This is it! This is the weekend we declare Wanna Play Cafe as officially, 100%, totally and completely OPEN FOR BUSINESS!

The extravaganza will start on Friday, February 3rd at 11:00 am with a ribbon cutting ceremony that is open to anybody who wishes to attend! 

We will continue the party immediately afterwards as we will be running food and coffee specials all weekend long, as well as special events, raffles, prizes, and giveaways! Just showing up will get you tickets to enter in to a chance to win some sweet Wanna Play swag, gift certificates, games, and other prizes. Winners will be drawn on Sunday (you don't have to be present to win).

The whole extravaganza will come to a close on Sunday, as we host Wanna Play Cafe's first ever game tournament featuring one of the most famous gateway games of the modern generation, Catan! Entry is only $5! More info can be found here.

Also, In celebration of the weekend, all the game fees we collect over the weekend will be donate to the Extra Life charity to benefit the Children's Miracle Network. We know we couldn't have gotten our doors open without the help and assistance of others, and we hope to keep passing it along. 

Can't wait to see you all there! 

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TRADING CARD TUESDAY!
Jan
31
11:00 AM11:00
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TRADING CARD TUESDAY!

Trading Card Tuesday!

The last Tuesday of every month is Trading Card Tuesday! Come and play any of your favorite TCG's or CCG's at the cafe. If you make a purchase while playing, your game fee is waived! 

This will start off as a regular, meetup style event. However, if there's enough interest we may start hosting informal tournaments as well (since we know how competitive these can get). 

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Dec
31
to Jan 1

Wanna Play on New Year's Eve?

Wanna Play Cafe will be ringing in the New Year the best way we know how, with tons of food, coffee, and an all night gaming session! 

Every attendee will get an appetizer bar, any (1) entree from our regular menu, a speciality coffee/tea drink of their choice, dessert bar, game fee, unlimited drip coffee & iced tea, and a midnight mocktail toast to ring in the New Year! 

Tickets are just $20 if purchased/reserved in advance, and $25 if purchased the day of. Tickets can be purchased at the cafe, or reserved over the phone. Please call us at 315-790-5966 to reserve tickets or if you have any questions.

(Please note, Wanna Play Cafe is an alcohol free establishment, and alcohol will not be served or allowed at this event.)

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