We are playing 18xx games. Come and join us on Thursdays to build railways.

We are playing 18xx games. Come and join us on Thursdays to build railways. We have some well-practised players and have set up an email group. Boardgamegeek says:

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18xx is the collective term used to describe a set of railroad-themed stock market and tile laying games. The 18xx set has two main branches: the 1829 branch (1829, 1825, 1853, and 1829 Mainline) and the 1830 branch (1830, 1856, 1870, etc). There are also a number of crossover games which sit somewhere between the two branches (eg 1860). While general railroad operations such as track laying are critical to both branches, the two branches are fundamentally quite different in character and player focus. The 1829 branch games emphasize stock-picking and portfolio management while the 1830 branch concentrates more on financial prediction and stock market manipulation. So in 1829 et al players are rewarded for holding the right stocks at the right time and for running their companies well, while in 1830 et al they are rewarded more for manipulating the stock market to their advantage and investing in the companies that thereby profit.

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7th Meanwood Games Day September 9th Saturday 10 AM – 7 PM.

The 3rd Meanwood Games Day September 9th Saturday  10 AM – 7 PM. Stainbeck United Reformed Church Stainbeck Road, LS7 2PP Leeds

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.
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 the venue. SEE YOU THERE.

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Games Night at the Heart Centre every Thursday 6.30pm to 10.30pm

Thursday is games night in Headingley. We are open for Games night at the Heart Centre Headingley
6.30pm onwards. We have anywhere between 30 to 50 players each night. Come early. We always have  “what shall we play?” groups forming each night and you will be quickly conscripted.
https://headingleygamesclub.com/
The site for information about Headingley Games Club Leeds. Come along and get a game. The first night is free and 1£/£2 each evening thereafter.Take a look at our Facebook Group to see what we do. Here are some samples of recent games we play shown below:


A 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.

 










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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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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