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Nerds in the big city

New to NYC, want to find more nerdy things to do in your city or have a comic book-loving, board-gaming friend visiting? Here are a few of the places that we love and that make being a nerd in New York City one of the best places in the world.


- NerdNYC’s Free Boardgame Nights
- NerdNYC’s Get-Togethers
- NerdNYC’s Recess – All Day Gaming
- True Nerd Trivia
- Comic Book Club – improv theater + comics
- Nerdnite – bar, games, speed dating
- NoNsense NYC
- TimeOut NY
- Going NY


- PS1
- Cloisters
- Museum Of The Moving Image
- NY Historical Society

Gaming Stores

- The Compleat Strategist
- Kings Games
- 20-Sided Store

Arcades / Video Games

- Barcade
- Video Games New York


- Toy Tokyo
- Kid Robot
- FAO Schwarz
- Times Square Toys R Us


- Jim Hanley’s Universe
- Forbidden Planet
- Midtown Comics


- Galapagos Art Space
- The Magician
- Max Fish

Book Stores

- Kinokuniya Bookstores
- Strand


- The Secret Science Club
- NYC Resistor – hacker collective
- Make:NYC

War Games

- Games Workshop
- Metropolitan Wargamers NYC


- Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co.
- Brooklyn Monster Factory

Things to do beyond the nerdasphere…

- Rockefeller Center – Top of the Rock
- Di Fara Pizza
- Empire State Building
- Film Forum
- Central Park
- St Patrick’s Cathedral
- Guggenheim Museum
- Natural History Museum
- Metropolitan Museum of Art

Need help getting around? Check out http://www.mta.info/

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