South Bay Gaming Club

Group Description

The South Bay Gaming Club is a loose association of friends and acquaintances playing miniature wargames in the southern San Francisco Bay area.

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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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.

Tables available - eight 8x2.5', two 6x2.5', six to eight round

May 24-26
Enfilade (NHMGS - Olympia, WA)

May 23 - 27
KublaCon Hyatt Regency SFO

June 15

Sicily Strike. July 1943: P-40s of the Tuskegee airmen rendezvous with B-25s and head across the Mediterranean to Sicily.  They meet a mixed formation of Luftwaffe Bf109s and FW190s as the bombers press home their attack. Rules - Sky's the Limit! Players - up to 6. GM - Chuck Staedler. Two 6' and two 8' tables needed. (2 x 8 ft, 2 x 6 ft reserved)
The Wreck of the QNS Q'andi: A company of marines must investigate a radio silent vessel before it crashes on the Q'rank homeworld.  A science fiction game using the Laser and the Flame rules. 8 players. GM Dave Love.  2 x 8 ft tables. (2 x 8 ft reserved)
The Battle of St Privat 18 August 1870. Rules: 1871, 15mm. The Battle of St Privat. The Prussian Guard Corps and Saxon XII Corps advance on the French 6th and 4th Corps around St Privat. The Germans are trying to close off any French escape to the North and force the French Army to fall back on Metz, but at what cost? Up to 8 players. By Bud Geldmacher and Ix Nichols. (Bringing tables from home)
Galactic HeroesRules Fistful of Lead. Rescue mission to free prisoner being held captive by the evil Dr. Castle Bas De Bikini. Up to 8 players. Bill Butler 
D-Day, 1944. Rules: Memoir 44. Join the assault or defend the beaches!  We will play as many maps as we have people.  One map up to all of Operation Neptune (6 maps)! Players: 2-12. GMs:  Jeff Grein and Freddie Avner. Please RSVP if you think you will play that day.  I need to make sure I have the logistics ready for the number of people playing.  My personal email is:  Grein at aol dot com.

(4 x 8' tables left - 6' tables - available from across the courtyard, round table available)

July 13
Wanted Dead or Alive.
It's 1880 and you just heard that two outlaws with considerable bounties on their heads are holed up in a nearby house posing at settlers in the high deserts of southern Colorado. Time to gather your posse or your gang and ride out again. Whether you wear a white hat, a black hat, or any shade of grey, come join a game of 32mm wild west fun including colorful characters, asymmetric victory conditions, and general mayhem. Rules: Shoot N'Skedaddle. Up to 5 players, by Wes Dyer.  (2 x 8 ft reserved)
Planes on sticks - ChuckTo be announced. (2 x 8 ft, 2 x 6 ft reserved)
The Siege of Tuyen Quang French Indochina 1885. The Men Who Would Be Kings rules. 28mm. 4-6 players. The French Foreign Legion finds itself in yet another Against All Odds position, besieged by Chinese regulars and Black Flags in a crumbling defensive position. Nick Stern. (2 x 8 ft reserved)

(4 x 8' tables left - 6' tables - available from across the courtyard, round table available)

August 10
(no games scheduled yet)

August 30 - Sept 2

September 14
(no games scheduled yet)

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