Another typical Thursday night of games played at the Headingley games club.

The club is thriving;between 30 to 40 players each night. We play lots of games at the club. See the pics below. They vary from week to week. Here is a picture display of some from one evening. Come and join in. 





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Vapnartak 2017 at York Sunday 5th Feb’-an excellent games fair. Also very good Bring & Buy.

Vapnartak 2017 is on Sunday 5th February 

Vapnartak Sunday 5th February 2017   http://www.yorkwargames.org/Vapnartak.htm
Knavesmire Stand York Racecourse
  • Over 50 traders on 3 floors
  • Games and exhibits
  • Tabletop sale. Rent a table (£1 for 30 minutes) and sell your old gear. Not a bring and buy, no commission to pay, no tickets and you can do your own deals. More details here
  • Close to York’s Historic attractions
  • Cash Machine on site
  • Cafe, Refreshments and a bar

All details on http://www.yorkwargames.org/Vapnartak.htm

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5th Meanwood Games Day Jan’ 21st Saturday 10 AM – 8 PM.

The 5th Meanwood Games Day January 21st Saturday  10 AM – 8 PM. Stainbeck United Reformed Church Stainbeck Road, LS7 2PP Leeds. Come and help set up at 9.00 am.

Some of our members have organised another games day in nearby Meanwood. Back due to popular demand – board gaming and tabletop gaming for everyone from 7 years upwards, new gamers right through to experienced gamers. It’s a great gaming day
There will be a bring and buy, and loads of space for everyone.
There will be lunch provided by the generous congregation of the United reform church!
Lots of free parking and takeaways and supermarkets are directly opposite the church.
There will be an opportunity to make a donation for the running costs of the day. It’s a great day out. There is a cafe in venue. SEE YOU THERE. Check out details on Facebook.

 

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The Bloodbowl League. WYBBL or the West Yorkshire Blood Bowl League

The Bloodbowl League.Some players started a revival at the club of this popular game. If you are interested bring your team along on a Thursday or arrange a game on our facebook group. Now a League has been set up.15095697_1703934666587445_8210434540151387162_n

Blood Bowl is a Fantasy Football game created by Jervis Johnson for the British games company Games Workshop (but now under the aegis of their Specialist Games division) as a parody of American Football.[1] The game was first released in 1987 and has been re-released in new editions since. Blood Bowl is set in an alternate version of the Warhammer Fantasy setting, populated by traditional fantasy elements such as human warriors, goblins, dwarves, elves, orcs and trolls. I don’t know who posted this up on Wikipedia but two players had a game last week. A revival as it has often been played at the Headingley Games Club. WYBBL or the West Yorkshire Blood Bowl League is the name for our local league. In essence, we are a group within the local gaming clubs community (we also occasionally play at the Airebourgh gaming club) that specifically cater to Blood Bowl (this ensures we don’t swamp this group with constant Blood Bowl banter). We also run tournaments (our next one being at the 5th Meanwood games day in January)

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Recon 2016 at Pudsey on Saturday 3rd December.

recon1Recon games fair is coming again. A very friendly and active show with plenty of participation games. “A day of games of all types, for all ages….”

Saturday 3rd December 2016, 10am-4pm Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawson’s Corner, Stanningley, Pudsey, LS28 5TA

Hordes of things Competition-Participation & Display games by a number of clubs
Bring & Buy-Bar & Refreshments
300 Free Parking Spaces 50+ Trade tables Detail on http://wdwgamers.weebly.com/

HOW TO GET THERE: http://wdwgamers.weebly.com/getting-there.html   Details on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/328045087571330/

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Airecon 2016-AireCon 3 on 21-22 October 2016-Jubilee Centre, Jermyn St, Bradford BD1 4EJ

AireCon is an open board game event in Yorkshire.
AireCon started in Guiseley, Leeds (in the Aire Valley) and has since moved to bigger and better premises in Bradford. After a sellout event in April, we’re back with AireCon 3 on 21-22 October 2016.

Dates & times
Friday 21 October, 11am-midnight-Saturday 22 October, 10am-11.30pm
Games
Massive Board Game Library – Travelling Man are providing their OPS Board Game library for the event, the games are available to borrow, just leave a £10 returnable deposit and borrow as many games as you like through the weekend.
If you are interested in running an event or a longer game, we may be able to provide a space for that, please contact us on hello@airecon.uk
Location
Jubilee Centre, Jermyn St, Bradford BD1 4EJ

Map; airecon.uk/where.html
Free parking
Disabled access and toilets

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COMING SOON: Fiasco is in Leeds on Sunday 30th October

COMING SOON AGAIN: FIASCO 2016
FIASCO 2015 will be held on Sunday 30th October 2015 at ‘New Dock Hall’, which is part of the Royal Armouries complex. FIASCO is Leeds Wargames club’s yearly wargames show, which is held at The Royal Armouries in Leeds. There are massive display games, participation games. FIASCO starts at 10 am. All this under the roof of one of the best museums in the Country.
There will be many traders covering all aspects of the hobby.  It’s well worth going along. A number 28 First Leeds bus service runs from Albion Street to Clarence Dock or you can walk down from the bus station. Maps to get there on:

http://www.royalarmouries.org/assets-uploaded/documents/leeds_driving_colour_map.pdf

Fiasco has been running in Leeds for over 20 years and is a must for gamers from Leeds and the surrounding region. Starts at 10.00am.

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