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: These are not the only things going on in the gaming
area on a given day unless it says (whole room). There
tend to be open game tables and other groups playing
games in the room as well. The listed events are
either specific groups who don't mind new players or
special events that are here for everyone.
Event Calendar Shortcuts: (just
on the date or event)
Special Events :
HMGS Game Night : Avalon
Hill Classic Board Game Day:
Specific Game Shortcuts : (click a game name for
Hordes/Warmachine - D&D
Encounters - HMGS Historical
Minis Night - Federation
Commander - WUMMS Historical
Minis Group - Games Plus
(special events and holidays nonwithstanding)
||Magic the Gathering
Malifaux miniatures gaming
||Flames of War Open
D&D Encounters Play (6 pm)
EuroGaming Group play
||Heroclix Open Play
|Star Trek CCG open play
Arcana Demo Game
6pm open the everyone
|Board Game Day
Chicago Region Infinity Players meetup
|HMGS Midwest Miniatures Night
|GENCON 2014- come see us up in
Indy! Booth 1840
We will have our usual display of vintage RPG and
boardgames as well as 4Ground buildings, Ganesha
Games rules and Red Box games minis
|Adeptus Windy City 40K tourney
Inifinity Demo games
|WUMMS Miniatures gaming
Warmachine Miniatures Tourney
|Star Trek Attack Wing Miniatures
|Star Trek CCG Game Play
|September Special Events
|Labor Day - open regular hours
|Games Plus Board Game Day
Chicago Region Infinity Players Meetup
|HMGS Midwest Miniatures Night
|Adeptus Windy City 40K Tourney
|Star Trek Attack Wing 'The
|WUMMs historical miniatures
Warmachine / Hordes tourney
|Star Trek CCG game play
Further Event Information
Lots of stuff going
on... check below for details and links.
Historical Miniatures Night
Next dates :
Friday, August 8th
Judge: Darrell Hartsig
'Pook Turtles' of the Western Gunboat Flotilla
under Flag Officer Charles H. Davis are joined
by the United States Ram Fleet under Colonel
Charles Ellet, Jr in a run down the Mississippi
River to Tennessee.
Up from New Orleans comes the northern wing of
the River Defense Fleet, with no one in
particular in command...
10-17 players, 1/1200 scale modified "Ironclads"
by Tom Wham.
(A monthly meeting forum for historical (usually) miniature gaming here
at Games Plus. Games will be run every second
Friday on the month.
Other Happenings at
Fourth Saturday, noon until 8PM - WUMMS runs large
Ancients (DBMM) or Napoleonics scenario battles, but
other games are played. Stop by for more
information. (see below)
MINIATURE GAMING – presented by WUMMS
(We Use Military Miniature Society) Rules will be taught.
All are welcomed!
Held every 4th Saturday of the month at
Curt Sabo, 773-774-4558 to confirm dates and
Next Games Plus Board
Game Day Meeting :
Saturday, August 2nd
If you like playing board
games...Would you like to meet other players and have
the chance to game and plan for later meetings?
If so, stop on by. There are family style
games being played (like Settlers of Catan) and your
Wargame style games - like The Gamers' Sicily.
No specific games are planned currently,
if you'd like to set up something drop us a line and we
will put you in touch with the folks you need to talk
Games Plus Thursday
Night Board Gamers
Every Thursday night we have a group (The
Board Stiffs) playing various board games here at the
store. Stop on by and give a holler !
Masterclass painting workshop
Join Meg Maples, award winning
miniature painter, for 16 hours of intensive
instruction over the course of a weekend. I'm super
excited for this class as it's already promising to
be a fantastic class!
Day 1 will cover:
Miniature Cleaning and Prep
Proper Priming Techniques
2 Brush Blending (a quick and efficient technique
for smooth blends)
Painting Faces and Eyes.
Day 2 will cover:
Hair and Fur
OSL (glowy bits)
True Metallic Metals
I recommend students bring the following with
Minis with well defined features such as faces,
hair, fur, eyes, armor, big cloaks or tabards. You
want a variety of surfaces to paint on.
P3 paints (if you have them, they are best for 2
Raphael Kaerell Synthetic Rounds sizes 2 and 3
(synthetic brushes) for blending
Winsor & Newton Series 7 size 2 Brush for
Dry well palette
Sketchbook and pen for note taking
Hair dryer (at least a couple for the class to
Other minis to practice techniques on
White Spray Primer
The class is USD$205/person and you can
reserve a seat by sending in payment to
firstname.lastname@example.org through paypal. Once I
receive payment I will confirm and add the
individual to the roster for the class.
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Next events - details
Dungeons & Dragons Game Day
D&D Encounters Gaming :
Wednesday Nights are
D&D Encounter Nights !
We will be hosting a
Wizards of the Coast sponsored D&D Encounters
night as longs as we get enough folks and Wizards
continues the program.
contact Curt here
for details and any questions.
Star Wars X-Wing & Star
Trek Attack Wing
Next Attack Wing Tourney : Sunday,
September 21st (The Collective)
Next X-Wing Tourney : TBA
Want to learn
Federation Commander or just find someone to play with
There is a group trying to meet once a month on
Saturdays to play. Interested ? You can contact Mark here.
Magic the Gathering
$5 entrance fee - Play starts at noon - expected to go to
If you have any questions - drop a line and we will try to
forward them to the tournament organizer.
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