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Kalamazoo Gaming

This is a list of gaming-related sites for Kalamazoo, Portage and the surrounding communities.

Clubs and Groups

BoardGameGeek Guild - West Michigan - Group for BGG users from St. Joseph to the Grand Rapids metro area looking to find other players and communicate with each other.

Kalamazoo Ultimate Blood Bowl League - Local league for Games Workshop's Blood Bowl. Meets at The Odyssey Store.

Kalamazoo Casual Game Players - A loosely-organized group of game players based in the Kalamazoo/Portage, MI area.

The Kalamazoo Go Club - A small group of Go enthusiasts that meet once a week to play games and come up with ways to get more people to play games.

The Kalamazoo Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group - Monthly meeting of D&D enthusiasts in the Kalamazoo area.

Western Michigan Gamers Guild - Home of the web page you are viewing right now.


Marmalade Dog - Our own gaming convention held yearly in Kalamazoo.

Electronic Gaming

Parkview LAN - LAN party hosted at WMU's Parkview campus by the Computer Club of Western Michigan University.

Virtual World Entertainment, LLC - Home of the location based BattleTech pods. This former division of FASA is now based in Kalamazoo.

E-mail Lists

Kalamazoo Area Board Gamers - Facebook group for board gamers of all kinds in the Kalamazoo area to contact each other. Also located on Yahoo! Groups and BGG

Hobbyist Developers

The Saga of Logatroth - An original "role-playing board game" developed locally by Walter Jensen.

Live Action Role-Playing Games

Final Haven - An open source LARP which was developed, tested, and currently operates in Kalamazoo with some events in Ionia.

NERO Kalamazoo - Local LARP using the popular NERO rules

Winter Haven LARP - Uses the same system and timeline as Final Haven with a different setting. This LARP is played in Lawton.

Professional Developers & Manufacturers

DeLano Service, Inc. - One of the nation's premier turnkey card and board game printers.


Fanfare Sports and Entertainment - A local hobby shop with a large selection of gaming supplies and comics.

Odyssey Games - Located nearly on the campus of WMU and specializing in gaming supplies.

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