Beginner’s Guide

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Just registered with Tabletopia and need a helping hand with getting started? Read this short guide to start playing in 4 easy steps.

Step 1: Learn Rules

Tabletopia is a sandbox system. To play, you need to know the rules of the game. Rules are available:

  • On game’s page: Click a game’s box in All Games or use Search to find a game and go to its page.gampagegamelobby
  • In the game room (the place where the game is played): Click in-game-rules in the bottom left corner of the screen to open the rules.

Step 2: Create or Join a Room

All games are played in rooms. To play, you need to create or join a room:

  • Join: Go to Find & Play and click any game that is now open to join. Wait for the host to start the game.
  • Create: Find a game you want to play using Search or filters in All Games. Click Play Online to host a game. Either click Play Solo or Play Hotseat to play alone or together at the same computer. p

Step 3: Invite or Find Opponents

There is no AI in games on Tabletopia. To play most of the games, you need opponents:

  • Find: Visit our Discord server or find people in common to chat with on Tabletopia.
  • Invite: Use options in the game lobby:p2
    • To play with friends outside Tabletopia, send them the room URL—they will play in browser for free.  
    • To invite other Tabletopia users, click “Invite players” and send invites.  
    • To make your room visible to others, check “Visible to other players” and wait for people to join.  

Step 4: Learn How to Play

You’re good to go!