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Last updated 08-17-2015
Please note : 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 click on the date or event)

Specific Game Shortcuts : (click a game name for info)

Hordes/Warmachine

D&D Encounters
Federation Commander
Games Plus Boardgame Day
HMGS Historical Minis Night

WUMMS Historical Minis Group

WWII Historical Gaming
X-Wing and Attack Wing Gaming

 Reaccuring Weekly Gaming
(special events and holidays nonwithstanding)
Monday
Tuesday Magic the Gathering Open Gaming
Malifaux miniatures gaming
Wednesday WWII Historical Miniatures-Open Play
D&D Encounters Play (6 pm)
Thursday 'Bored Stiffs' EuroGaming Group play
Warhammer 40K gaming
Friday Heroclix Open Play, Starv Wars X-Wing play
Saturday Warmachine/Hordes Open Play
Sunday Pathfinder Society Gaming
August 2015 Special Events
08/01
Saturday
Games Plus Board Game Day
08/08
Saturday
Camaradiere Lady Gamers meeting
08/14
Friday
HMGS Midwest Miniatures Night
ACW - Cold Harbor
08/22
Saturday
WUMMS Historical Gaming
Warmachine Organized Play
08/29
Saturday
Federation Commander Organized play
September 2015 Special Events
09/05
Saturday
Games Plus Board Game Day
09/11
Friday
HMGS Midwest Minatures night
France '40 14 June. Flames of War rules

09/03
Thursday
Tentative Fall 2015 Auction paperwork handout date
09/12
Saturday
Camaraderie Ladies Gaming Club
09/22
Tuesday
Tentative Fall 2015 Item Drop Off Start Date
09/26
Saturday
WUMMS Historical Miniatures Gaming
October 2015 Special Events
10/06
Tuesday
Last Day to turn in Auction Items
10/07
Wednesday
Tradable/Customizable Game Auction
Magic/L5R CCG/D&D Minis/Disk Wars and the like, magazines & more
10/08
Thursday
Game Room closed for Auction set up
10/09
Friday
Historical & Family/Euro Board Game Auction
GMT/Avalon Hill/SPI/Mayfair/Days of Wonder games, magazines & more
10/10
Saturday
Fantasy, Scifi and Roleplaying Games Auction
Roleplaying games, modules, boardgames, magazines, accessories
10/11
Sunday
Miniatures Auction
Miniatures, terrain, mags & accessories 40K, Historical, WFB & more
10/15
Thursday
Beginning of Auction returns - unsold merchandise & credit


Further Event Information

Lots of stuff going on... check below for details and links.


Games Plus Historical Miniatures Night 

Every 2nd Friday of the month HMGS hosts a game night at Games Plus, in Mt. Prospect. 

The type of miniatures game rotates every month as guest GMs put on their finest.  The game does not have to be necessarily historical but is always fun.  If you are interest in stopping by to play, watch or just get some terrain painting ideas please do.  We welcome guest GMs as well.  If you have any questions or would like some additional information please contact Craig Borri, craigborri@gmail.com

The game is open to all, but HMGS members receive special a 10% discount on all purchases.  (Just show your membership card). 

Next dates : 
Friday, August 14th


August 14th  

Cold Harbor- 14 June 1864

Rules: Alter of Freedom, 15mm

GMs; Irv and Ross

The race for the cross roads at Cold Harbor heats up.  Both Lee and Grant order their Corps to be the first to hold and entrench at this junction.

And in upcoming months :

September 11th 

France 1940- 14 June 1940 
Rules: Flames of War 15mm 
GM: Jeff French 
Armor launches a counter-attack against the advancing German Panzers. The German Panzers advance to meet the new threat. A meeting engagement between two armor forces. 

October 9th 
Retreat from Gazala, Operation Theseus-14 June, 1942 
Rules: Jagdpanzer 15mm 
GM; Kevin Kabai

Other Happenings at Games Plus:
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)


OPEN 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 Games Plus

Contact Curt Sabo, 773-774-4558 to confirm dates and games.

WWII Historical Miniatures - Open Play
 Weekly event with roughly a 6:00 PM start time.  All are welcome and rules can be taught. (Flame of War, Jagdpanzer, Command Decision).  A new scenario each week covering land battles in Europe/Russia/Africa.Come by and play or just watch, for more information please contact Kevin Cabai 773 594 1301 or kcabai@aol.com to confirm dates and games. 

Games Plus Board Gamers 
Next Games Plus Board Game Day Meeting :
  Saturday, August 1st


Please Note : The is NO Board Game Day meeting in July. Unfortunately with the 4th falling on it's normal date and other tourneys/events already planned months ahead we are simply going to have to suspend the meet for July.
Sorry for any inconvenience.

 
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 to.


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 !


FFG Store Championships
win here and get a first round bye in the Regionals!

The Store Championships are over.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Floyd or give a call to us here at the store : (847) 577-9656
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Privateer Press : Warmachine & Monpoc Events

Next events - details here


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, D&D Attack Wing
and Star Trek Attack Wing
Organized play information



Federation Commander

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
Special Events

Nothing currently planned - keep your eyes open here

If you have any questions - drop a line and we will try to forward them to the tournament organizer.


SAGA Tourney


Sorry folks - the Tourney has been Cancelled


Windy City Bone Rollers


Note: From now on, the details of the next meeting will be on SFR's
Dragon Dice forum at this location : (click here)  

 

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