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Started by Michael Ryzy. Last reply by Christina Kahrl Jun 15, 2012.

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Comment by John Bobek on July 2, 2012 at 11:02pm

How about a LURPS game, in HO scale. You can have fast movers, gunships, and of course, helos. Here's my email -, to send me the place, and possible dates/and times. Two of my 3 LURPS games are already sold out for this year's GenCon.

Comment by Ty Snouffer on July 2, 2012 at 10:50pm

Ok, but it better have helicopters and close air support and smokin' missiles flyin' around!

Comment by John Bobek on July 2, 2012 at 10:39pm

Whatever you fancy, even modern. You can check out my photos to see some of the games I've run. System is The Games of War: A Treasury of Rules for Battles with Toy Soldiers, Ships, and Planes by yours truly.

Comment by Ty Snouffer on July 2, 2012 at 10:07pm

Maybe. You never know. What a great sales pitch though! 

What system? WWII? WWIII minis might catch my attention.


Comment by John Bobek on July 2, 2012 at 9:50pm

Hi Ty,

    Let me know if you're ever interested in some real wargaming with minis. You can name the scale, 2mm. 6mm, HO, or 1/32nd.


Comment by Ty Snouffer on July 2, 2012 at 6:03pm

Hi Chicago Area Gamers

I'm gauging interest in a Conflict of Heroes event at the new FLGS in Plainfield, IL. If you think it might be your thing, please take the brief survey here. I hope you can join us!

Comment by Ty Snouffer on June 17, 2012 at 12:23pm

Hi folks

We have a semi-active group of war gamers in the western burbs. We generally play in the Downers Grove, Elmhurst area. Drop me a PM if you want me to add you to our efforts to arrange play. 

You can see what we play here:

Comment by Christina Kahrl on June 15, 2012 at 8:15pm

Re-entering the hobby after a long time away, and looking to play any of a number of the latest CDGs, GMT's Battles of the American Revolution series, Prussia's Glory, and/or GBACW. (I picked up Gringo! and its spinoffs to catch up on the latest variation of the system, having grown up with Pea Ridge and the like).

Comment by John Bobek on December 29, 2011 at 4:43pm

I see I'm not the only Chicagoan to not visit this group in over 2 years. Did everyone die/move away, take up Monopoly?

Comment by Jim on January 4, 2009 at 11:59pm
Hello, just joined and went on a recent spending spree of GMT, MMP Columbia games and am looking for like minded wargamers perhaps interested in a weekly game night. Am looking to play Rommel in the Desert,For the people, twilight struggle, Crusader Rex, Russian Campaign, FAB Bulge, Red star Rising, Napoleons Triumph and other similar games. Miniatures don't really interest me at this time.

Location - I live on Chicago's Northwest side and can play in the city or northwest or west suburbs.

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