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Wish you could smack that griefer upside the head? Long for the days of playing against your friends that were sitting next to you or in the next room? Now you can!

The goal of the Chicago Gamers Republic will to be to live up to the ideals of fun, fair play and competition inspired by CGU's founders Dan Quest, Devin Palermo, Mark Angelo Manto. As a nation of gamers from the worlds of indie, classic and pro gaming, we are always looking for individuals that want to get together for indie and pro game launches, LAN parties, tournaments, gaming events, trivia and fan-led discussions of gaming. Fun, bragging rights, and prizes are all to be had! We encourage positivity, fair play, and competition. Griefers, cheaters, and cheezers, need not apply!

From Pong to Peggle to Call of Duty.
From professional to core to casual.
There's more to gaming than leveling up, we are united by gaming. Welcome to the Chicago Gamers Republic!  Add us @chigamersrep

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Recent Meetups

  • September 30 · 4:00 PM

    ValorCon 2016

    2 Citizen Gamers

    Join gamers at Valcon 2016 in Chicago. In it's second year, ValorCon features Video & Computer Games, Tabletop Games, Live Action Games, Exhibits & Vendors. For tickets... Learn more

  • August 18 · 1:00 PM

    Wizard World Chicago Comic Con

    4 Citizen Gamers

    One of the largest conventions, covering the worlds anime, comics and gaming. For Tickets Visit

  • August 13 · 2:00 PM

    Bit Bash Chicago 2016

    2 Citizen Gamers

    Bit Bash Chicago was established to further the culture of independent game development in Chicago. Check out great indie games. For Tickets visit

  • July 16 · 10:00 AM

    Video Game Summit 2016

    3 Citizen Gamers

    Join gamers at the Chicago's Premiere Video Classic Gaming Event! Video Game Summit 2016. The Video Game Summit, now in its twelfth year brings together classic and... Learn more

  • July 15 · 8:00 AM

    Summer WolfCon

    2 Citizen Gamers

    Chicago's winter gaming tradition begins a summer expo. For Tickets Visit

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