Meet other Wargamers who are interested in historical gaming. We have a small wargaming group located in North Riverside (1 mile North of Brookfield Zoo) with a focus on historical miniatures. Our miniatures include WWII (skirmish, armor, air, and naval), Civil War (land and naval), American Revolution, Napoleonic, Crimean War, Franco Prussian War, French Foreign Legion, WWI (air and naval), Ancients, Medieval, and Renaissance. We are also both interested and open to other periods. We believe that the gaming environment should be relaxed and friendly. The focus of gaming is enjoyment of the game and winning is of secondary importance. Our games are currently held at 10 AM on the 1st Saturday and 7Pm on the 3rd Friday of each month. We play in a finished basement with 2 large comfortable gaming rooms. The Chicago Regional Alliance of gamers meets one Saturday each month for a wide variety of boardgames. Our members range in age from 17 to over 70. All ages and experience levels are welcome.

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  • Yesterday · 7:00 PM

    Butts Hill August 29, 1778

    3 Wargamers

    Major Greene holds off a British force after the Americans lift a siege of Newport, Rhode Island. Commands will be adjusted to players abilities.  Coming late or leaving... Learn more
  • March 22 · 1:00 PM

    Boardgaming - Supersized Axis and Allies and other games

    5 Wargamers

    We will be playing Pegasus WWII - very similar to Axis and Allies but larger.   If more than 6 sign up, we will add an additional game, probably Axis and Allies 1914
  • March 21 · 7:00 PM

    Another Revolt

    6 Wargamers

    A new revolt by a new Prophet breaks out in the French Protectorate of Egypt on the continent of Mafrica. It's important for the Sultan to crush this revolt to avoid the... Learn more
  • February 28 · 7:00 PM

    3/3/1779 Briar Creek

    5 Wargamers

    British and Loyalists try to trap a newly raised Patriot army at Briar's Creek. Colonial powers battle in North America in beautiful 25mm!  Award winning "Sword and... Learn more
  • February 21 · 7:00 PM

    Battle of Stoke 6/16/1487

    5 Wargamers | 5.00

    Edward IV leads a rebellion against the Henry Tudor to claim back his fathers throne.
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