Booking Rules for Step 3

 It’s finally here, d20’s gaming space will be opening again on the 18th of May! Woohoo! We know you’ve been asking but we wanted to ensure it will be as safe as possible for you guys when we re-open. So here’s the lowdown on how to get your socially distant gaming...

Re-Opening 18th May!

Folks, it’s finally happening!! We’re so excited to be able to open our gaming space to you again, we’ve really missed you all! Not only will we be open but we’ll be running events too, all in line with the government guidelines of course. You...

d20 Big Birthday (Online) Bash!

**WIN A BOARD GAME!** We can’t celebrate our birthday with you in person so we have lots of online birthday treats in store for you! Get started by liking and sharing our Facebook post to be entered into the first of our Big Birthday Bash competitions! Comment to let...

Oh Boy, Tier 4 Now!

Ok so after a last minute Tier 4 announcement and  little panic we can, once again, update you on our plans. As of Dec 20th our play spaces are still closed as well as our retail area. We will continue to open a couple of days a week for click and collect and takeaway...

Here We Go Again!

As of tomorrow our play spaces are closed once more. We will open a couple of days each week for your Christmas purchases, generally Tuesdays and a Thursday or a Friday – please check our banner for details. Our online store will continue to operate as usual for click...

Holiday Opening Hours – Tier 3 Update!

With going into Tier 3 – Very High, we’ve have to change our plans… again!  You can now only come to d20 as a retail store. You purchase games for click and collect and delivery on our online store or just pop in and browse! Tues 15th Dec    2pm...

Re-Opening: The Second

Lockdown is actually ending on the 2nd December! Who’da thunk it?This time we are not going to delay, we’re coming back swinging! The plan is to open again on Thursday the 3rd December at 17:30 and pick up where we left off! When can I come!? Our opening...

Lockdown 2.0

Change of Plans…We had all these hopeful dreams of loyalty cards, longer opening hours and more events returning come November… but our plans have been thwarted! So what are our new plans? Lockdown Fridays 16:30 – 22:00 Food & drink collection /...

Alert Levels and Bookings

A few of you have asked how the new Alert Level system is affecting your bookings, so we wanted to clarify things as we know it. For us as a cafe in Watford we are under ‘Alert Level Medium’. We are still able to accept bookings under the “rule of...

Rule Of 6 Update

The ‘Rule of 6’ comes into effect today. As before, we cannot take bookings of more than 6 people (unless they are all from the same household). Those 6 people can be from multiple households, as long as they do not mix to form larger groups. For more information on...

We Need Your Feedback!

**Tell us your thoughts. Win a game. Simple!**   We’ve been open for a month now but things aren’t totally back to normal. As it stands we are still running at reduced opening hours to help us get through this time. We’ve been a lot quieter than...

Cafe Opening!

It’s finally here, d20’s gaming space will be opening! Yay! Though things may be a little different… We know you’ve been asking but we wanted to ensure it will be as safe as possible for you guys when we re-open. So here’s the lowdown on how to get your socially...

We Open Tomorrow!

Don’t forget we’re opening tomorrow for take away and games sales! We’ve been cleaning and getting the place ready for some safe, social distant shopping! We’re looking forward to seeing your lovely faces again!!   All our usual drinks...

Soft Reopening

Lots of people have been asking when we plane to open again. Although many leisure venues are opening up on the 4th, we have decided to hold off on a full reopening for A bit longer. As much as we can’t wait to get back to normality, the health of our families...

Covid-19 Update

Greetings good patrons of d20! In line with new government advice, d20’s doors are closed to customers and we are no longer doing food deliveries or takeaway. We can still get board games delivered to you for that isolation fun. Our most up-to-date stock-list. Going...

Covid-19 Response

Hey All, We wanted to address you guys and let you know what we are doing during this pandemic. Firstly, we want to say thank you to all our customers for coming in and supporting us over the last few years, it means a lot to us. As a small business we are naturally...

d20 Reviews: Clank! Legacy (Game 1) *Minor spoilers*

**** If you are reading this please beware of MINOR SPOILERS for Clank! Legacy **** If you are still here, you have had your spoiler warning and are reading on at your own risk! Some of the d20 team recently cracked open Clank! Legacy, easily the most anticipated game...

Adventurers League Season 8 @ d20 Cafe: Tiered Play

I want to start by quickly shouting out our great Dungeon Masters (DMs). They put a lot of work in and I here nothing but good things about the way they run their games. It’s great that more people are stepping up to DM in the Adventurers League community. This...

I played Magic: The Gathering for the first time.

Some might think it impossible to have been playing board and card games for 10+ years and never played Magic: The Gathering. I had heard about it and knew the appeal, draw and even knew of the subculture. I was aware of its impact on the industry and recognised its...

d20 Reviews: Gloomhaven

Don’t worry, there aren’t any serious Gloomhaven spoilers coming up! Gloomhaven weighs 9.8kg. For reference, when my three-month-old nephew was born he weighed just 3.5kg, the current 18 carat gold FIFA world cup trophy weighs a meagre 6.1kg and for the...

d20 Staff Picks

d20 has come a long way from it’s humble, kick-started beginnings. Along with Michelle, Mario and Page the café now employs a cast of characters that you might have met. We are always asked for recommendations and depending who you ask you’ll get a different...

Blog!

Want to know what is going on at d20? We play new games, old favourites and fun fringe titles all the time and we want to tell you all about them. Here is the place to find a (hopefully) weekly highlight of what we get up to at d20 Board Game...