Any Games director, Jaya mall, The malaysia book of records, tourism selangor representative taking group photo on stage
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May 18, 2022

A New Malaysia book of records for The Largest Tabletop Games Event In Malaysia!

A New Malaysia book of records for The Largest Tabletop Games Event In Malaysia!

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia - Any Games Con 2023 have officially set a new Malaysia book of records for Jaya Shopping Centre!

On the 29th and 30th of July 2023, Any Games gathered all kinds of big fans of tabletop games from board games,  role playing games, trading card games and so much more.

Here are some of the biggest highlights over the weekend.

1. Entering The Malaysian Book of Records

One of the most exciting moments of the weekend was when the representative from the Malaysian Book of Records took the stage to present an award for the Largest Tabletop Games Convention. The convention took place at Jaya Shopping Centre in PJ and covered an impressive 18,400 square feet. This achievement marks a significant milestone for the Malaysian event scene, as it shows a shift away from just cosplay events and towards other types of nerdy or geeky game events.

2. Tabletop Games Booth

At any tabletop game event, it's essential for attendees to have the opportunity to try out a variety of games. The ground floor of the mall at Any Games Con featured a play area where visitors could try out a range of games from both international markets and Malaysia. Additionally, attendees could also try out card games such as Magic: The Gathering and the new Grand Archive Trading Card Game.

The event was bustling with booths featuring tabletop games surrounding the play area. Visitors could purchase a variety of board games, whether new or second-hand.

3. Vendors & Merch market

During the event, there were various items available for sale that were related to tabletop gaming. These items included custom dice, mats, miniatures, and other accessories that can enhance the gaming experience at home with friends and family. Additionally, an exclusive table design specifically for tabletop gaming was up for auction, and also donated to charity.

4. Local board game designer

You can experience the authentic flavors of Malaysia by visiting the local game designer booths and exhibitors at the event. Attendees can playtest new and upcoming board games while chatting with the designers about their thought process behind the game designs. As a tabletop gaming enthusiast, this is a unique opportunity not to be missed.

5. Tournament Prize with PS5, Nintendo switch, Huawei band 5

The weekend was made exciting by the Magic: The Gathering tournament, which had a remarkable turnout of players vying for the grand prize of a brand-new PlayStation 5, Nintendo switch and a lot of other prizes. Alongside this tournament, Grand Archive TCG, War of the world tournament with Huawei band 5 as Prize was also held during the weekend.

6. Dungeons & Dragon Experience

If you watched the Dungeons & Dragons movie, but felt too shy or introverted to try the game yourself, then the event had sessions all day long throughout the weekend. The Dungeons & Dragons sessions were setup to be quick and easy for attendees to sign up and play based on the timing that they want. No need to go through the hassle of creating a character or reading manuals as the Dungeon Master and the session booth would have done it for you. We heard that the attendees were enjoying a blast slinging spells and swinging swords during the event.

7. Unsolved Mystery of the Mall

One of the highlights of the event was the Unsolved Mystery of a missing girl in the shopping mall. Attendees were able to collect clues and attempt to solve the mystery. A detective board was also available on site to provide reference for those who needed assistance. Visitors who solved the mystery received prizes to take home with them.

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Event Director - Lai

Discover the story behind how we start Any Games from cafe hopping to became the Largest Tabletop Games Convention in Malaysia. Each week, I share 2 posts and 1 article about tabletop games News.

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