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Old Contemptible24 Oct 2021 7:14 p.m. PST

Your or someone's home.
Game Store
Club Building

John the OFM24 Oct 2021 7:21 p.m. PST

My basement.

evbates24 Oct 2021 7:33 p.m. PST

My basement.

Personal logo Grelber Supporting Member of TMP24 Oct 2021 7:42 p.m. PST

The game store, when we aren't having a pandemic.
Somebody else's house for the past year (on those rare occasions when we actually get together for games).


Glengarry524 Oct 2021 7:46 p.m. PST

Game store and club at a community centre.

Lazyworker Supporting Member of TMP24 Oct 2021 7:56 p.m. PST

Game store or a friend's house.

Dn Jackson Supporting Member of TMP24 Oct 2021 8:12 p.m. PST

Friend's House or mine

nickinsomerset24 Oct 2021 9:03 p.m. PST

My shed, friends house, club, at a show,

Tally Ho!

The Last Conformist24 Oct 2021 10:15 p.m. PST

Someone's house or at a convention.

Martin Rapier24 Oct 2021 10:23 p.m. PST

The club hires a room in the local Working Men's Club.

But for the last 18 months we've been taking it in turns to host remote games played over Zoom. So, "the Internet", but I set the toys up on my games table at home.

Green Tiger24 Oct 2021 10:29 p.m. PST

Mostly in my loft…

Chimpy Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 12:15 a.m. PST

In my garage converted into a games room.

myxemail25 Oct 2021 1:34 a.m. PST

Not in any particular order: my basement, at a friend's house, at the club's game day (a rented hall), and at a convention

FusilierDan Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 3:06 a.m. PST

Usually a Friend's House. In the past a local store.

Porthos25 Oct 2021 3:33 a.m. PST

I do not play very often, but sometimes in my home (or – in nice weather – in the garden !) and sometimes at a friend's home.

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 4:17 a.m. PST

Home (Game Room) and Game Store.

Doug MSC Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 4:24 a.m. PST

At my home.

Oddball25 Oct 2021 4:36 a.m. PST

Anywhere / Anytime

Have been referred to as a "gaming prostitute", well, not prostitute but the other term that relates to a person engaged in that line of work.

Will take on a game where ever offered.

mad monkey 125 Oct 2021 5:07 a.m. PST

Game store or friend's house.

Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 5:18 a.m. PST

My home, or a friend's house.

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 5:28 a.m. PST

Different friends' houses and at my church, either in the library or the Fellowship Hall.


advocate25 Oct 2021 5:31 a.m. PST

Home, friends, a club when it reopens.

BTCTerrainman Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 5:50 a.m. PST

My basement or a friends place.

rustymusket Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 6:17 a.m. PST

Friends' basements. Been a while since gamed at the game shop.

GatorDave Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 6:23 a.m. PST

Basement or game store

Personal logo Murphy Sponsoring Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 6:37 a.m. PST

Home (Basement) Game Room…

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 6:42 a.m. PST

Store or houses…

IronDuke596 Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 8:08 a.m. PST

Basement game room.

The Tin Dictator25 Oct 2021 8:50 a.m. PST

My game room or a friend's game room.
There's not much historical gaming done in shops around here.

Dagwood25 Oct 2021 10:11 a.m. PST

Spare bedroom

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 10:44 a.m. PST

Home. Dining room table.

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 11:18 a.m. PST

We use a church hall for our weekly club meets, but I use my dining room table for games at home!

GildasFacit Sponsoring Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 11:46 a.m. PST

At home or at one of a number of mate's houses.

Did game at a club for a while many years ago but we both moved and no local club/venue.

I don't drive and public transport is rubbish around here but I can get to some of their houses that way, just no clubs.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 12:55 p.m. PST

Tables. I wargame on tables.

BrockLanders Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 1:31 p.m. PST

My basement

huron72525 Oct 2021 1:45 p.m. PST

My basement on a dedicated table.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 3:20 p.m. PST

Oh, drat. We're being serious? Homes, conventions and--back in The Day--any facility secured for a formal game. Barracks and unit day rooms once upon a time.

Personal logo gamertom Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 3:20 p.m. PST

Game store mostly, occasionally my gaming room.

Berzerker7325 Oct 2021 3:22 p.m. PST

basement on an old ping pong table

PzGeneral25 Oct 2021 6:55 p.m. PST

My basement

Personal logo Gonsalvo Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 7:46 p.m. PST

Your or someone's home?
Parents uninsulated attic in HS (Bbistering hot in summer, literally freezing cold in winter), friends homes, but for the past 30+ years, mostly my basement.

Game Store?
only once or twice, back in Medical school;, when there was a great game store a short distance away; now about once a year at the wonderful Portal Game store for ourannual Snappy Nappy Campaign in a Day events.

Club Building?
Never, not much of a US thing.

Not yet, BUT I am very involved in the HMGS Next Gen project, which is using a number of Library sites, so imagine I'll run at least one Library game in 2022.
oh, wait; ran a big multiplayer "Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen" game at a Libary about 15 years ago.

Uh, no, even when I owned my own medical practice and building with a 2500 square foot basement!

I run games for students a few times a year at Jared's school, and as part of HMGS Next Gen; we are looking to reach out to more schools.

Back in college, sure, but mostly we used the cavernous ROTC hangar on campus.


Zoom – 30+ games in the past 18 months

CONVENTIONS! Running 5 games at Historicon in a few weeks.

bobm195926 Oct 2021 12:37 a.m. PST

Our club building most weeks, Leeds Wargames Club are now proud owners of Hicks Hall, an old dance studio that was originally a small cinema. The world is our oyster…!
Occasionally at home when I can claim the dining table.

Uesugi Kenshin Supporting Member of TMP26 Oct 2021 8:21 a.m. PST

Living Room floor & Coffee table currently.

Choctaw26 Oct 2021 9:47 a.m. PST

Upstairs in the room that my dear wife allotted to me.

skedaddle Supporting Member of TMP26 Oct 2021 10:56 a.m. PST

Friend's house

Jeffers27 Oct 2021 9:44 a.m. PST

In my head.

Personal logo x42brown Supporting Member of TMP27 Oct 2021 9:52 a.m. PST

I no longer have a place thanks to covid. The home and club for the elderly do not open the rooms at present besides most of my opponents have died.


JimSelzer27 Oct 2021 9:47 p.m. PST

private homes or conventions

game stores have too many rules like no outside food or drink
they also have annoying fanboyz and CCG players

Personal logo COL Scott ret Supporting Member of TMP28 Oct 2021 8:30 p.m. PST

Sometimes home, sometimes at church.

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