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Eric
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I am relocating to Holland, MI in a little over a month for work and am looking for a few good gamers. Are there any groups out there? I mostly play wargames and a few Euro games.
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Jeff Overweg
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Welcome to the area, I grew up in Holland, and now live in Grand Rapids.

My go-to FLGS is Out of the Box Games, Toys, & Puzzles which is located in downtown Zeeland(about 15 mins away from Holland). Here is their Facebook page. They have a good selection, lots of gaming space, and a library of games that you can use. They host a game night every-other Thursday and first Saturday of the month, The Zeeland area boardgamers also host a game night there on the first Friday of the month.

Also check out these sites, I am not sure about how active any of them are, but they could be worth a look:
Grand Rapids Area Boardgamers
Grand Gamers
GR Boardgamers
Grand Rapids War Gamers
West Michigan Tabletop Gamers
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Holland just had 36 Hours of Games at Hope College and that's always great fun. You'll be able to connect with all sorts of people and opportunities and Out of the Box will be a great place to start connecting.
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Dave VanderArk
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Hey Eric,
The Grand Rapids Area Boardgamers will be hosting our second game day of 2012 on April 21 at Out of the Box in Zeeland. Gaming runs from noon to midnight. If you're in the area, feel free to join us.

GRAB members have at least one regular game night per week. Usually there are more than one available. We have a fairly active mailing list with over 100 members. Drop me a note and I'll send you an invitation to join the list.
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jeremiah a
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ChubbsS wrote:
I am relocating to Holland, MI in a little over a month for work and am looking for a few good gamers. Are there any groups out there? I mostly play wargames and a few Euro games.


You are truly blessed to be moving out to Holland. Out of the Box in Zeeland is a great place to start. There seems to be not shortage of gamers on that side of the state, you'll have plenty of opportunities for boardgames.
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ChubbsS wrote:
I am relocating to Holland, MI in a little over a month for work and am looking for a few good gamers. Are there any groups out there? I mostly play wargames and a few Euro games.


Yes, there is a very active gaming community in both Holland and GR. Out the of Box is Zeeland is a great place to start. Jeff, the owner, hosts a regular game night every other Thursday. The next one on the schedule should be April 5. That would be a good place to meet some of the local gamers and make some connections. I should be there. I hope to meet you.
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Thanks for all the replies! Sounds like Out of the Box is the place to be for connecting with fellow gamers. I look forward to hanging out there.

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thejeffo wrote:

Also check out these sites, I am not sure about how active any of them are, but they could be worth a look:

Grand Rapids Area Boardgamers

GR Boardgamers


These two are in fact one and the same, in case that isn't obvious from the Yahoo group.
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I should also add that we have a BGG guild, too.

West Michigan, USA
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Hey Dave,
Saw your post and live in Holland. The game day sounds great on 4/21. Can we just stop by to meet some folks and play or is there more involved?
Thanks,
Jay
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jdykst wrote:
Hey Dave,
Saw your post and live in Holland. The game day sounds great on 4/21. Can we just stop by to meet some folks and play or is there more involved?
Thanks,
Jay


You can just show up at Out of the Box in Zeeland on 4/21. Officially, I think the GRAB Day starts at noon, but the store will be open earlier.
 
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There is also open gaming tonight at OOTB games starting at 6:00. A bunch of the regulars will be there, feel free to come by anytime.
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Thanks! See you Saturday!
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jdykst wrote:
Hey Dave,
Saw your post and live in Holland. The game day sounds great on 4/21. Can we just stop by to meet some folks and play or is there more involved?
Thanks,
Jay

Hey Jay, it's open gaming all day. Open means open to all, as well as no scheduled events. Feel free to show up any time and join in. Take some games if you wish, or just see what games you can get into.
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Great, thanks!
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