South Bay Gaming Club

The South Bay Gaming Club is a loose association of friends, acquaintances and guests playing miniature wargames in the southern San Francisco Bay area. Members are military history buffs and generally play historical miniatures with figures, although all genres of games, including science fiction, fantasy, and board games are played.  Land, naval and sea war games are played.

Membership discussions include many aspects of the hobby including painting figures, terrain, DIY model making, trading tips on collecting armies, etc.

Guests and drop-ins are welcome to visit the club, look around and play a game.

We meet one Saturday a month from 10 am to 5 pm at the Prince of Peace church in Saratoga, California:
Fellowship Hall - Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
12770 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA
10 AM to 5 PM

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Upcoming Events

Members may submit a new event (or update/cancel an existing one) by sending an email to with the hashtag "#game" in the title. Please keep it short, and list the date, title, rules, description (brief), number of players, GM's name(s), and any special requirements (e.g. number of tables, please RSVP, etc.). Full instructions on this wiki page.

July 18 (Outdoors and following pandemic rules)

Aug 22 (new date)
No games scheduled.

Sept 12
No games scheduled.

Oct 10
No games scheduled.

Nov 14
No games scheduled.

Dec 12
No games scheduled.

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  • #game For submitting a new game to the calendar, or canceling or correcting an existing game 162 topics
  • #marketplace Buy/Sell wargaming related items (e.g. figures, books, terrain, etc.) fo sale, trade with other members, or let people know you are looking for something. See marketplace wiki for more info. 57 topics
  • #DIY DYI - Projects, questions, terrain, painting issues, etc. that you might want suggestions or ideas about 22 topics
  • #CVD19 Suggestions on activities surrounding the club and the CoronaVirus 21 topics
  • #cal-reminder 20 topics
  • #Project My Covid-19 project 11 topics
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