When: Friday 1-8 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 9:30 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM
Where: Oregon Ballroom – 201, 202

Roll for initiative! Immerse yourself in a gaming paradise at Rose City Comic Con, where the excitement never stops! Unleash your strategic genius with a vast selection of board games from the free play lending library, where every turn is a thrilling adventure. Dive into the fantastical realms of tabletop role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons, where you become the hero of your own epic saga. Roll the dice and make a new friend as you embark on a new Tabletop Gaming adventure every day at Rose City Comic Con.


Powered by GameStorm

Rose City Comic Con’s Tabletop Gaming area is overseen and managed in partnership with the incredible Portland-local gaming convention, GameStorm! GameStorm is a 4 day convention celebrating board and card games, Role playing of all varieties, panels, and more! Held Annually in Portland, Oregon, GameStorm strives to provide a welcome and open community for people to celebrate this wonderful hobby. They are a 100% volunteer run organization. GameStorm is an event sponsored and ran by Oregon Science Fiction Conventions, Inc (OSFCI). a 501(c)3 Non profit organization.

Powered by Battle Grounds Gaming Cafe

We’re proud to introduce a new partner into our Tabletop Gaming area for 2024, Battle Grounds Gaming Cafe! Based in Portland, OR, this gaming cafe provides a unique gaming experience for all gaming enthusiasts. The cafe serve local craft beer, ciders and wine. Guests are welcome to utilize open gaming tables and play from their library and they also host events and tournaments. They will be serving the fans of Rose City Comic Con by running our TCG and CCG offering for fans who love trading card and collectible card games!


Join Battle Grounds Cafe for more than a few TCG, CCG and LCG games throughout the weekend! Favorites like:

  • Star Wars: Unlimited
  • Lorcana
  • Magic: The Gathering
  • Pokémon
  • Arkham Horror the Card Game
  • The Lord of the Rings Card Game

Battle Grounds will also be introducing Dice Throne, a fast-playing strategy game the whole family can enjoy. Battle Grounds is partnering with local shop Board Bard Games to run these games during RCCC! Grab your deck or see what paid tournaments are in store. The full schedule will be coming soon!

Open Play Board Game Library and Demos 

GameStorm is happy to provide its library of board games for Rose City Comic Con again this year. During RCCC, the experienced GameStorm staff is more than happy to make recommendations and even sit down to teach you a game or two. Explore our extensive board game lending library and immerse yourself in the world of tabletop gaming. Join us for an unforgettable experience filled with laughter, strategy, and endless fun! We will also have a set of Hot tables, where we will be showing off some of the more popular games.

Miniature Painting Workshops

All weekend long, drop in anytime!

Welcome experienced and new minipainters alike!  This workshop will offer supplies, advice, and easy-to-learn tutorials for anyone that wants to drop in and pick up a brush, whether it be for a few minutes or a few hours! Bring your own mini or choose from a random selection of paint-and-take practice minis. The event is free, a small donation is suggested to help cover the cost of materials.

Role-Playing Games

Calling all fans and adventurers! Get ready to embark on a role-playing adventures with local Dungeons & Dragons and RPG quests happening all weekend long. Unleash your creativity, step into a fantastical world, and embark on an unforgettable TTRPG campaign filled with excitement and camaraderie. Don’t miss your chance to be part of an epic adventure alongside fellow enthusiasts – grab your dice and let the games begin! Interested in signing up to play? Physical sign up sheets will be available, first come first serve. There will also be drop-in learn to play sessions rotating throughout the day.

D&D 5e at Rose City Comic Con will include multiple levels of play with premade character sheets provided. Players can bring their own dice, or they can borrow dice from the RPG Events table and return them after play. For some events tagged as D&D Adventurers League, players may bring their own D&D Adventurers League legal characters. Learn more about D&D Adventurers League at: In addition to D&D, players will have the opportunity to explore other tabletop RPGs including Pathfinder, Dungeon Crawl Classics, and many other RPGs thanks to the wonderful Alexandria RPG Library!