Local clubs facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/53031824411/
meetup at http://www.meetup.com/Elgin-gamers/
with a discussion list at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/gamers
(we host a Con too. See: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/wiki/page/EAGLES
I'm a life long gamer. I'm trying to slow my rate of collection growth (I'm adding about 20 games a year) since I no longer game as many hours as I once did. Now I'm only getting about 6 hours gaming a week (usually with the EAGLES game club). I also keep alive the tradition of attending GenCon each year.
My top 10 games group me as:
But I'd hate to have to play just one type of game as the diversity of games out there is what makes this hobby fun.
Disclaimer: I (like many others) frequently post links in lists and forums from one topic to similar topics. I don't always take the time to write so, but I do this not to say the second article is redundant and should not have been written (to the contrary) but to cross-reference the material for the benefit of someone researching the issue or who finds it entertaining and would like to read more. I hope folks understand my intentions.