Our mission is simple: we want to introduce millions of people to live social gaming and for Fortress Melbourne to be a place where every gamer feels like they’re home. We do it because we love games – video, tabletop, card, RPGs, you name it – and we want to create something incredible for everyone who shares our passion.
While our physical venue is closed due to the on-going threat of COVID-19. We are still offering limited events that are regularly updated on the Fortress Melbourne Calendar.
No! Entry to Fortress Melbourne is always 100% free to enter. The exception being when there are ticketed events in some areas of the venue.
Yes! Fortress has a minors policy in place to make sure that everyone can enjoy our venue, regardless of age. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times. Teenagers from the age of 13-17 must be accompanied by a guardian past 9PM.
We have plenty of guest accounts available, which means you can enjoy the latest releases without needing your own account. You can also log into your own accounts if you wish.
Fortress Melbourne has a wide variety of games across all major genres like Call of Duty, Fortnite, Dota 2, League of Legends, Fortnite etc. We also have a large board game library located in The Tavern.
Not at all! Fortress Melbourne is for all types of gamers, from beginners to pros. We will also offer classes to introduce people to new experiences with video and board games.
Fortress Melbourne is licensed to be open 24 hours a day! Though trading hours are 10AM – Late when there are no special events running.
Fortress Melbourne has two entrances available:
Emporium, Lower Ground Level: Mon- Wed (10AM-7PM), Thur-Friday (10AM-9PM) and Sat-Sun (10AM-5PM)
23 Caledonian Lane: Mon-Sun (10AM-3AM)
Yes! Everyone is allowed to bring their own tabletop games to Fortress Melbourne.
Fortress Melbourne is designed to be wheelchair accessible across all three levels of the venue from our streamer pods to the bathrooms and even the Alienware Arena stage!