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All players welcome, from beginners to experienced board gamers. Bring your own game or play one of the board games we have on hand. Meet some people, play your favorite games or learn to play new ones, and have a great time!

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The Heavy! Game night in South Loop

Kroll's South Loop

Come spend an afternoon enjoying some of the more complex games the world of board gaming has to offer!
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THE GAMES

Since heavy games tend to be time commitments, we want to make sure everyone knows what to expect. Each event, we'll feature a handful of games that will be hitting the tables. You get to reserve a seat at one of the games when you RSVP to the event.

This month our Featured Games are:
Golem ― 0 seats available
Caylus ― 0 seats available
• Waitlist ― if we get enough people on the waitlist to fill another table, I'll find a host for a third game

You should arrive around 4PM and allot enough time to finish the game you signed up for. Make sure you RSVP or your seat at the table will not be guaranteed!
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THE EVENT

To help ensure games start in a timely manner, all players MUST read the rulebook beforehand or watch an instructional video. Each featured game will have a host who will run the game, be able to answer questions, and provide rule clarifications.

Kroll's has been nice enough to give us a semi-private room in the back. There is no cover charge, but we ask that you support the venue while there.

If you sign up and cannot make the event, please update your RSVP to open up the space for someone else. Repeat day-of cancellations or no-shows will impact your eligibility to participate in future events.
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WANT TO RUN A GAME?

We always encourage people to share what's on their shelves as well! If you have a game you're interested in having featured for a future event, message the Host(s) and we'll follow up.

Come play board games on Monday nights!

La Malinche Coffee & Tea House

Come play all kinds of board games on Monday nights! Both beginners and experienced gamers are welcome. You're not expected to know any of the games as we're always happy to do learn-and-plays. While the hosts will bring games, we also encourage members to bring any games they'd like to share.

People drop in-and-out throughout the Meetup and we do more than 1 game a night, so you do not have to arrive at 5:30 sharp. While there is no cover charge or minimum purchase, please do consider supporting the venue when attending. For those driving, there is some free parking on Halsted, but a lot more on W 21st and Cullerton St.

Note: La Malinche opens late on Mondays for us! Google Maps might say the location closes at 7PM, but we go till 9PM.

Come play board games on Monday nights!

La Malinche Coffee & Tea House

Come play all kinds of board games on Monday nights! Both beginners and experienced gamers are welcome. You're not expected to know any of the games as we're always happy to do learn-and-plays. While the hosts will bring games, we also encourage members to bring any games they'd like to share.

People drop in-and-out throughout the Meetup and we do more than 1 game a night, so you do not have to arrive at 5:30 sharp. While there is no cover charge or minimum purchase, please do consider supporting the venue when attending. For those driving, there is some free parking on Halsted, but a lot more on W 21st and Cullerton St.

Note: La Malinche opens late on Mondays for us! Google Maps might say the location closes at 7PM, but we go till 9PM.

Come play board games on Monday nights!

La Malinche Coffee & Tea House

Come play all kinds of board games on Monday nights! Both beginners and experienced gamers are welcome. You're not expected to know any of the games as we're always happy to do learn-and-plays. While the hosts will bring games, we also encourage members to bring any games they'd like to share.

People drop in-and-out throughout the Meetup and we do more than 1 game a night, so you do not have to arrive at 5:30 sharp. While there is no cover charge or minimum purchase, please do consider supporting the venue when attending. For those driving, there is some free parking on Halsted, but a lot more on W 21st and Cullerton St.

Note: La Malinche opens late on Mondays for us! Google Maps might say the location closes at 7PM, but we go till 9PM.

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Come play board games on Monday nights!

La Malinche Coffee & Tea House

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