Labyrinth Games & Puzzles

645 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Vivien Reid notches an arrow while the spirit forms of a wolf and giant cat look on
Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Curious about Magic the Gathering, but feeling daunted by the big crowds and player knowledge found at many tournaments? Maybe you've been to one of our Magic Open Houses, and don't know what your next step could be. Then Lady Planeswalkers Society is for you.

Lady Planeswalkers Society is a nationwide organization that was designed to make Magic more accessible. It does this by providing an inclusive space where you can have fun with other players and grow your Magic knowledge.

Adventurers face off against a fire-breathing dragon
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

This Wednesday night we will dedicate one of our tables to a Dungeons + Dragons 5th Edition adventure for our experienced players!

This is a one-off adventure for 8th level D&D 5e characters. You are welcome to generate your own character of that level or can use one provided by our staff. You may include standard level 1 starting equipment, further equipment will be provided by the DM as appropriate.

Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Do you play the Pokémon TCG? Come join us at Labyrinth Games & Puzzles for our official Pokémon League!

This is a free, casual event for the trading card game Pokémon. It is recommended for children who have graduated from our Kids' Club as well as beginning or advanced adult players. Suggested age is 8 to adult. Children should have appropriate adult supervision.

A pile of pokéballs
Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

A Pokémon club for all levels of play! All participants will need a Pokémon deck - kids can either bring their own or purchase a starter deck at the store. A good starting deck should be 60 cards, including around 20 cards each of energies, pokémon, and trainers, with about two different types of pokémon. This is an event recommended for ages 6 to 10.

All participants need to be able to read and do basic math. There will be a simple reading/math test for all participants prior to their first time attending the class. 

Image of Chandra as a child discovering her fire power
Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

This is an event for the trading card game Magic: the Gathering, and extremely popular, stategic, collectible card game. This class is specifically for younger players (pre-teens and teens - 8 to 15 year olds - parental discretion advised due to dark fantasy theme) who are either interested in learning to play MTG or who know how to play, but are looking to improve their games and are interested in meeting and playing with other kids their age. During this event, our MTG staff specialists help teach the basics as well as more advanced strategies and deckbuilding tips.

Drawing of a happy child with the words "First Moves" above him in crayon
Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:30am

First Moves is a special class for kids aged 3 to 5 who love games and puzzles! It runs from 9:30am to 10:30am once per month.

Kids will play all sorts of great games designed to help dexterity and logic, math and language, and social skills. First Moves classes are specifically designed to help children learn the basic skills needed to play games, including taking turns, winning and losing with grace, and following directions. We play many cooperative games, helping children learn to work with others in a productive manner. 

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
A pile of Mah Jong tiles
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Come play Mah Jong with the Capitol Hill Village on the first and third Wednesday of every month! This event is appropriate for all experience levels.

We play Basic Chinese Mah Jong, and are happy to teach new players.

What is Basic Chinese Mah Jong? It is a game for four players, that is nothing like the computer Mah Jong solitare game. The game that it most resembles is Gin Rummy, but it has so many nuances that distinguish it from the card game.

Want to learn more? Come join us!

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Come, bring a friend, and play your favorite Living Card Game (LCG).  (Keyforge is also welcome!)

Game of Thrones LCG and Arkham Horror Card Game get played the most often, and the groups are happy to teach beginners. L5R sometimes sees some play also. 

Reservations are not required, just come join us!


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