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Michigan Gaming

This is a list of gaming-related sites for Michigan. To see links related to the local area click on "Kalamazoo Gaming" to your left.

Clubs and Groups

The Capital Area Role Players (CARP) - A group of role playing enthusiasts who have banded together to promote role playing in the Capital area. CARP is an LLC based in Lansing.

Forces of the Empire - A Star Wars PBM/LARP based in Holt.

The Graduate Library Gamers (GLG) - A group of board and card gamers at the University of Michigan Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library.

Lansing Board Gamers - Group of board gamers that meet at 21st Century Comics once a month. - Michigan Warhammer and Warhammer 40k news site. Uses ad revenue to host tournaments.

The Wolverine Gaming Club - Promotes all types of gaming in the Ann Arbor area and supports area hobbyists.


DaveCon - Gaming convention held by the Lansing Board Gamers. Previously known as ConQuest.

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

GrandCon - The largest gaming convention in Michigan. Takes place in Grand Rapids.

MichiCon - The oldest gaming convention in Michigan. Located in Troy.

Pro or Con - A gaming convention with a focus on historical minis that takes place in Livonia.

Protospiel - An annual get-together of amateur game designers to test and promote nearly-finished game prototypes. Located in East Lansing.

U*CON - An annual gaming convention held at the Student Union of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. It was founded in 1988, and attracts gamers not only from Southeast Michigan but from across the United States and several other countries as well.

E-mail Lists

Grand Gamers (Yahoo! Groups) - Group of board gamers in Grand Rapids dedicated to having a fun time.

Luna-Wolves (Yahoo! Groups) - A discussion list for all things gaming in West Michigan.

MichiganGamers (Yahoo! Groups) - Exists to provide a means for gamers in the State of Michigan to contact each other for events, general chat, or anything relating to the gaming industry and how it effects us as players.

Nothern Michigan Roleplayers Guild (Yahoo! Groups) - Gamers looking for games in the Traverse City, Petosky, Charlevoix and Gaylord area.

Rochester/Oakland Boardgamers Association (Yahoo! Groups) - Formed in 2005, ROBA is dedicated to bringing people in the Oakland County and surrounding areas together on a monthly basis for board games.


Michigan Warhammer & Warhammer 40,000 Player Index - Created to strengthen the Games Workshop tabletop wargaming community in Michigan by providing a listing of players of Warhammer (6th edition) and Warhammer 40,000 (3rd edition).

Motor City Magic - An index of places to play Magic: The Gathering in lower Michigan (with a focus on Detroit) and a calendar of related events.

Live Action Role-Playing Games

Knights! Nobles & Rogues (K.a.n.a.r.) - A medieval fantasy LARP played on 40 acres of land in Milan, Michigan. Claims 300 members and owns its own land.

Shifted Lands - Fantasy LARP near Port Huron.


Comic Shop Locator Service - There are far too many retailers in Michigan for our humble site to list (and keep updated) individually. So because games are usually sold at comic shops this is as good a way to find gaming retailers as any.

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