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Last updated 8-12-2016
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)


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 Guild Ball
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.
Saturday Warmachine/Hordes Open Play
Sunday Pathfinder Society Gaming

August Special Events
Games Plus Board Game Day
Hobbit Strategy Boardgame
HGMS Midwest Miniatures Night
X-Wing Order and Rebellion Tourney - Event One
SAGA Miniatures Gaming
Slaughterloo Miniatures Gaming
X-Wing 'Order and Rebellion' Tourney Two
X-Wing 'Order and Rebellion' Tourney Three
Warmachine / Hordes Organized Play
WUMMS Historical miniatures gaming
Batman Minis Tourney
300 points, $1000 funding - contact the store top reserve a spot if you wish to play.
Magic the Gathering Launch Event
September Special Events
Games Plus Board Game Day
HMGS Midwest Miniatures Night
Star Wars X-Wing Food Drive Tourney
Slaughterloo Fantasy Napoleonics
Malifaux Miniatures Tourney
SAGA Dark Ages miniature gaming
Pathfinder Season 8 Special Event
Warhammer 30K Gaming
Warmachine/Hordes Organized Play

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,

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

And in upcoming months :

Next game August 12 - details upcoming

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)

(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 to confirm dates and games. 

Games Plus Board Gamers 
Next Games Plus Board Game Day Meeting :
Saturday, August 6th
Saturday, September 3th

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
FFG LCG Events starting up again!

Imperial Assault Store Championship - Sunday March 27th
If you have any questions please feel free to contact Floyd or give a call to us here at the store : (847) 577-9656

Privateer Press : Warmachine & Monpoc Events

Warmachine / Hordes Mk3 Demo July 9th

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

120 point X-Wing miniatures Food Drive Tourney
4 round, 120 point Swiss style tourney - registration begins at 10am, play at 11am
Entrance fee - 15 items from the list below. Bring more than 15 items and the Force will smile upon you.

Items you bring will garner bonuses in play. Details to come.
Boxed Pasta, Canned Fruit or Fruit Cups, Canned Meats/Tuna/Soup, canned re-fried Beans, Boxes of Crackers, Spaghetti Sauce, paper products like paper towels, toilet paper, napkins, etc., baby food, diapers, condiments and spices are all acceptable.

 Build your 120 point list, register online or call the store and get ready to rumble.

         Order and Rebellion Tourney Series

“Order & Rebellion” X-Wing WAVE 9 Event Series is a 4 Night X-Wing tourney happening here at GAMES PLUS.

August 12th, 19th, 26th and September 2nd, GAMES PLUS will be having a series of special 3-Round Tournaments in which the grand prize will be a ship of the WAVE 9 series.

Games Plus will also be giving out a second ship of the same type by random draw (the winner of a given night is not allowed to participate in the random draw).

* There is LIMITED spots available for each Event.
You must CALL Games Plus (847-577-9656) and reserve your seat.

* There will be a $10 entry fee, or $20.00 in-store purchase to attend each event. Entry fees (or purchases) will be collected (made) on the night of the given event when you Check-In.

Each of the 4 Events will have a specific format which will be announced on the previous MONDAY, and mandatory SIGN-UP—which will not begin until the TUESDAY before.

MISSION FOUR: Shadow Caster
Monday 08/29/2016 – Format Announced
Tuesday 08/30/2016 – Sign-Up Begins
SATURDAY 09/03/2016 – Mission Four Event Night
(7pm check in, 8pm start)

Format: Three 60-Minute Rounds.
Points: 110 points
Special Build Rules: Builds can only have Large-Base ships.
Special Table Rules: None.

The signature starship of the young and ambitious bounty hunter Ketsu Onyo, the Shadow Caster was agile and powerful, but lightly shielded, trading heavy ray shielding for speed. Both the ship and its pilot make their way to X-Wing™ in the Shadow Caster Expansion Pack, along with three other pilots and twelve upgrades that afford you myriad options for outfitting your Shadow Caster with different crew and illicit upgrade combinations. Finally, the ship boasts a mobile firing arc, which offers some of the advantages of a turret, even while preserving a distinctive – and more point-efficient – play style.

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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