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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian31 Jan 2018 7:04 p.m. PST

Extra Crispy once wrote:

Having a table you can leave set up is a nice luxury. Many of our games run over 2 or 3 evenings.

Are you generally able to leave your game set up for another evening?

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP31 Jan 2018 7:07 p.m. PST


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The Beast Rampant31 Jan 2018 7:19 p.m. PST

I bought a Geek Chic gaming table for my dining room for that reason. You have to mark and remove some taller elements to "plank over" the top for the interim, but unless we are talking Necromunda scenery, it works.

zoneofcontrol Inactive Member31 Jan 2018 7:43 p.m. PST


VCarter Supporting Member of TMP31 Jan 2018 8:22 p.m. PST


Lascaris31 Jan 2018 8:59 p.m. PST


21eRegt31 Jan 2018 9:01 p.m. PST

Absolutely. Our group has two dedicated game rooms that can have multi-day games.

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP31 Jan 2018 9:08 p.m. PST

No. I have two different groups play on my table. Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.

Personal logo Doctor X Supporting Member of TMP31 Jan 2018 9:40 p.m. PST


FusilierDan Supporting Member of TMP31 Jan 2018 11:06 p.m. PST

Sometimes maybe. I share a table with my wife's quilting.

shaun from s and s models Supporting Member of TMP01 Feb 2018 1:26 a.m. PST

yes we have a lockable club room some games go on for weeks

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP01 Feb 2018 2:49 a.m. PST

Yes but rarely need to.

rustymusket01 Feb 2018 2:51 a.m. PST

I can but I have never put on a game at home.

Personal logo Florida Tory Supporting Member of TMP01 Feb 2018 3:45 a.m. PST

At home, yes.

At the local hobby store or a convention, no.


Dynaman878901 Feb 2018 3:49 a.m. PST

Miniatures no, I have a game table that is usually covered with a boardgame that runs for up to 6 months however.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP01 Feb 2018 3:58 a.m. PST

Yes. Now if I could just remember whose turn it is…

evbates01 Feb 2018 5:42 a.m. PST


jurgenation Supporting Member of TMP01 Feb 2018 6:06 a.m. PST


Phil DAmato01 Feb 2018 8:11 a.m. PST

Yes. Table is in my basement.


Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP01 Feb 2018 8:23 a.m. PST

Yes with a caveat.

We play in my garage which is a generous two car garage. Most of my gaming stuff are on shelves on one side of the garage and I still have room for two cars. It is insulated and heated.

I can leave a game set up and have done so, but I get nervous with our cars parked on the driveway. The city I live in has a ridiculously high crime rate. It is close to the top when it comes to the number of stolen and vandalized vehicles. Houses with basements are very rare in this part of the country.

Doug MSC Supporting Member of TMP01 Feb 2018 8:34 a.m. PST

Yes, whenever I want.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP01 Feb 2018 8:45 a.m. PST

No basement. No garage. No loft.

You will remove an unfinished game from the dining room table right after you carve out my heart with a rusty d6.

SWMBO is Ok with that.

Thomas O01 Feb 2018 10:09 a.m. PST


Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP01 Feb 2018 10:12 a.m. PST


IronDuke596 Supporting Member of TMP01 Feb 2018 10:29 a.m. PST

Yes, always. Realistic, historically accurate wargames (as much as possible) coupled with well painted figures and superb terrain over fast play rules…always!

rmaker01 Feb 2018 10:59 a.m. PST

Not right now, but when my new table gets built (probably this summer) I will.

Choctaw01 Feb 2018 11:26 a.m. PST


War Panda Inactive Member01 Feb 2018 12:11 p.m. PST

Yes. I would never end up playing otherwise

Bandolier01 Feb 2018 5:38 p.m. PST

Yes, the garage is were my table is set up.

I sometimes test scenarios before playing on the weekend. An hour of playtesting after dinner for a couple of evenings, make the adjustments and the table is ready to go for the weekend.

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP01 Feb 2018 6:09 p.m. PST

Yes. Table for miniatures and a table for a board game.

14th NJ Vol Supporting Member of TMP03 Feb 2018 5:08 p.m. PST

Nope, I have a 6x12 foot table, usually set up Friday night, played on Saturday 9am till 4pm, then take down as my wife wants her living room back. My dream is my own building out back so I can leave this table up.

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