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Comment by Randall P Nelson on February 5, 2018 at 11:10am
I'm trying to find a group to teach/play GMT's "Here I Stand". Also, interested in playing other tabletop wargames. I live near Elgin. Feel free to contact me at frontsitepress67@gmail.com or via Twitter: @caveman1967
Comment by Jim on February 18, 2017 at 9:29pm
I'm in firest park, looking for possibly playing hex warfare a like Russian campaign, a distant plain on counter insurgency in Afghanistan and other world war II hex war games by gmt, does anyone play? Jim
Comment by Michael Ryzy on February 18, 2017 at 7:42pm

Had a great time introducing Nils to some classic "The Guards Counterattack" ASL action today. Thanks for coming out, hopefully more to come.

Comment by Joshua Oconnor on February 13, 2017 at 10:57am

Which is fine but I'm more than an hour away.

Comment by Joshua Oconnor on February 13, 2017 at 10:56am

Almost no wargamers in the city as far as I can tell, they're all in the burbs.

Comment by Michael Ryzy on February 13, 2017 at 2:11am

Hi to Joshua and Nils. There isn't much activity on these boards.  I still host games here in Park Ridge with some regularity.  Nils, there is plenty of ASL to be had but you don't typically see much of it at Games Plus. There are several ASL groups in the far suburbs, the closest being Dave Kleinschmidt's (of the 2 Halfsquads Podcast fame) Palatine group. I don't really run a club but I have people drop in the play ASL (and others) all the time.  Drop me a line if you (or anyone) is interested in arranging something.  

Comment by Nils Swenson on February 12, 2017 at 11:58am

I'm out by the Mt. Prospect 'Games Plus' store.  Does anyone ever meet there to play some wargames?  I have ASL Beyond Valor and Yanks (still learning), Combat Commander, Napoleon's Last Gamble, US. Civil War (GMT) and other board games like Star Wars Rebellion, War of the Ring etc.

Comment by Joshua Oconnor on February 10, 2017 at 10:34pm

Yes Chris, I'm 10 minutes walk from the water!

Comment by Christopher Brinker on February 10, 2017 at 10:28pm
Notheast Chicago!? Isn't that Lake Michigan?
Comment by Joshua Oconnor on February 8, 2017 at 6:01pm

Hi, is this group still active? Looking for board wargames players reasonably (~30 min) convenient to the northeast side of Chicago, around Wilson.

 

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