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The Chicagoland area's premiere and largest gamer group. Events include board games, card games, party games, and more, and are held throughout the city and suburbs in game stores, bars, and other locales. Come join us for a great time.

Upcoming events (5+)

A Game With a View

Ken's Apartment Complex

Come on up to the 44th floor and play a game while enjoying a spectacular view of Lake Michigan and the Chicago shoreline. Game titles vary greatly. We usually play light, medium and heavy Euro strategy games, but all games welcome. Bring a game you want to share! *Important* We usually have a waitlist, so please update your RSVP if you can't make it. Thank you. Also, if you are waitlisted and you can't make it, please change your RSVP to "No" so that the next in line gets in.

Logan Square Board Game Group

BiXi Beer

Come play board games at BiXi Brewery! Food and drinks are really really good so consider eating dinner with us. Two blocks south from blueline. BYOGame. All levels welcome! (This group plays 'light' games that usually take only 1 hour to play.) Street parking is free on Milwaukee on Sundays. There is a huge parking lot nearby that is FREE on Sundays. Address of parking: 2630 N Emmett St. Please note: we decide by 6:10 how to divide up into groups and start playing games. If you are late you will have to either watch or join a group that's playing. Thanks!

Board Games in the Pilsen area on Monday Nights!

Relo's Board Game Cafe

Come to Relo's Board Game Cafe every Monday night to play all different kinds of board games. Both experienced gamers and newcomers are welcome. There is free parking at the cafe. There is a $3 cover charge to the cafe to play games for the evening.

NWIBGA (Northwest Indiana Board Game Association) Open Gaming

Hallmark Sports Club II


"We do not stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing." ~ Ben Franklin Gaming group that meets semi-regularly to play boardgames, card games, rpgs, etc. "YOU'VE GOT A TICKET TO RIIIIDE!" We meet weekly, Mondays 6:00-10:00ish, year-round @ Hallmark Sports Club II, 8328 Colorado St, Merrillville, IN 46410. $5 every Monday Game Night • $20 for One Month • $50 Quarterly (3 Months) We also host occasional All-Day Game Days, usually on a Saturday. See our Guild (below) for upcoming events, or join this page https://www.facebook.com/groups/nwindianabgassoc/ Sample of the kind of games we're playing lately (these are but a few!): Lords of Waterdeep, Railways of the World, Brass, Crokinole, Galaxy Trucker, Puerto Rico, Ticket To Ride, Carcassone, Eclipse, Power Grid, Guildhall, Kingsburg, Catacombs, Settlers of Catan, Memoir ‘44, 7 Wonders, Formula De, Sentinels of the Multiverse, Smash Up, Small World, Shadows Over Camelot, Battlestar Galactica, Dominion, Diplomacy, Pandemic, Are You a Werewolf?, Blokus, and many more! We also have a casual banter fb page at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/518584748223774/ And check out our Guild at BGG (BoardgameGeek.com): http://www.boardgamegeek.com/guild/1078 (http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.boardgamegeek.com%2Fguild%2F1078&h=3AQEKefWHAQGZ6C64LDYC-9KwHMIdvsgWWDqPK_hDpWFGaw&s=1)

Past events (9,304)

Elgin Eagles (far west suburbs)

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