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Tabletop Tuesdays at Durty Nellie's

Every Tuesday we meet at the local restaurant and bar Durty Nellie's, in Palatine. Members from all over the Northwest suburbs gather to sit down and play all sorts of tabletop games.  Located at the center of Palatine, and right next to the train station, it's easy to find and has lots of space to play.

-Have a game you like to play? Drop in and gather a couple of us to play. 
-Have a game you made? Bring it along and play test it with us. 
-Have a game you want to try? Ask around and find someone to teach you.

We normally have about 60 games and anywhere from 30 to 50 gamers. We get a private room and enjoy everything from the company, to a selection of geeky movies and TV shows on all of the TVs, to the wide selection of craft beers and cocktails.

COST: Completely FREE - the only costs you may have are for any food or drinks you may enjoy while you're there.

AGE: There is no required age to attend the event here, however Durty Nellie's asks that all players under 21 leave when the restaurant closes at 10:00PM. Those under 21 can still enjoy 3 hours of gaming.  Generally we have players from ages 19 to 50 who drop by.

PARKING: Plenty of parking is available.  You can either park in the Nellie's lot, or if it's full you can park in the parking garage behind the building.  Permits are only required to park there until 5:00PM.

We have tons of games and gamers at all sorts of levels of experience. We even have a few people so familiar with most games that they either run games for new players or pop in to answer any and all questions about them. 

This event is what started it all! Come on by and meet up!!!

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  • Ken C.

    Have had a great time the couple times I made it. I plan on going as often as I can! :)

    February 6, 2014

  • Bob

    I also had a good time, despite my train issues. I should be back next time, especially since it is on the train line.

    1 · January 8, 2014

  • Dan S.

    Fun first time at the game night. I hope to get back again.

    1 · January 8, 2014

  • Kevin Z.

    Another great turnout - lots of games played. I think the coolest part for me was a tie between all of the new faces that showed up and playing Last Night On Earth with Mall Madness hahaha It was great seeing you all! Hopefully I will see you next week.

    Oh and congratulations to Joe M - he won the email raffle and got himself a copy of Murder of Crows!

    We'll see you next week!

    January 8, 2014

  • Kevin Z.

    I'm looking forward to this event! I'm particularly glad it won't be on Monday haha. If any of you are also members of "Chicago Game Lovers" group, pop on over there and RSVP to this event through there as well, to help express to the members there how much fun we have and how great of a group of gamers we've put together.

    January 5, 2014

  • David B

    With my gift certificate to Gaming Goat and their Mundelein location being 40% off MSRP, I was able to get Pandemic, The Resistance, and Citadels for only $2 out of pocket. (Total was $52). I will be sure to bring them.

    1 · December 20, 2013

    • Kevin Z.

      That's AWESOME! I haven't played Citadels before, so I look forward to taking a crack at that some time!

      December 30, 2013

  • Dan S.

    First timer coming to Tabletop Tuesdays. I don't really have any games besides the old fashioned hex and counter wargames so I might just show up without a game to play and join in with a table that needs an extra hand. I can't stay too late due to work the next day. See everyone there!

    December 30, 2013

    • Kevin Z.

      No worries about bringing games. I always bring around 50-60 games every week, so there's plenty to choose from. I look forward to meeting you!

      December 30, 2013

  • Kevin Z.

    I will be bringing OGRE! I just bought it today; hopefully I'll have everything punched out by next year :P

    December 20, 2013

  • davedaring

    Will have Fire and Axe and Age of Empires 3.

    December 18, 2013

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