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.
The Prairieville Gaming League - A gaming group that meets in Prairieville, Michigan
Western Michigan Gamers Guild - Home of the web page you are viewing right now.
Marmalade Dog - Our own gaming convention held yearly in Kalamazoo.
Kuzuri Con - Anime convention in Battle Creek with a gaming component.
The BoxHeads - LAN party hosting group located primarily in the Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids area.
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.
Western Tr1be Gaming - Registered student organization at WMU dedicated to computer gaming with a focus on StarCraft II.
Kalamazoo Board Gamers (Yahoo! Groups) - Group for board gamers of all kinds in the Kalamazoo area to contact each other.
The Saga of Logatroth - An original "role-playing board game" developed locally by Walter Jensen.
The Near East Campaign - Based in an unofficial D20 setting created by local Michael Dallaire. Currently looking for players in the Kalamazoo area.
Terenna (Yahoo! Groups) - A group to discuss the World of Terenna, a private campaign world played in Kalamazoo.
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.
Sharded LARP - Dark epic fantasy LARP in the Kalamazoo area
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
Bloated Toad Games - Creators of the board game Kingdom Quoor
DeLano Service, Inc. - One of the nation's premier turnkey card and board game printers.
Spark Games LLC - Creators of the board game Questionary.
Fanfare Sports and Entertainment - A local hobby shop with a large selection of gaming supplies and comics.
The Odyssey Store - Located just down the street from WMU and specializing in gaming supplies.