Calendar of Games & Activities

We update our calendar weekly! Explore the different types of activities we offer, including regular game days, events and tournaments, role-playing games, social events, and free classes for newbies.

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  • Warhammer 40k/Kill Team Gaming Group (6 – 11pm)
    6:00 pm-11:00 pm
    November 1, 2019

    Warhammer 40k Thursday game night

    Warhammer 40k is a dystopian, sci-fi-themed miniature wargame set in the far future. Starting in October, this group is moving from Thursday to Friday nights for informal play — 40k or Kill Team. Open to all, it’s a great way for newbies to learn and practice. We suggest you post what armies you’re bringing on our Facebook Group page.

    Want to learn how to play? Contact us and we can arrange a demo session with either Joe or one of our seasoned 40k veterans!

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662

     

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  • Warlords of Erehwon Open Play (11am – 6pm)
    11:00 am-6:00 pm
    November 2, 2019

    Warlords of Erehwon game

    This gaming group is open to all. Bring your favorite fantasy minis and play a casual game with other Erehwon fans. Find an opponent on our Facebook Group, The Ogre’s Denizen Gamers!

    Warlords of Erewhon is a new fantasy skirmish game from Warlord Games that utilizes its signature order dice initiative system. Erewhon allows you to build a small warband using fantasy miniatures from any of your favorite brands.

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662

     

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  • Age of Sigmar/Warcry Gaming Group — Open Play (12-5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    November 3, 2019

    Age of Sigmar game day

    Age of Sigmar is a fantasy-based, melee and magic-oriented skirmish miniatures game within the Warhammer game system.

    Every Sunday is “open-play” day for the Age of Sigmar and Warcry Gaming Group from 12-5pm, unless specified on the calendar to accommodate events or tournaments. All are welcome to play, regardless of experience. Plus, if you’re new to Age of Sigmar or Warcry, this group is always willing to teach new players!

    Join our Age of Sigmar Gamers Group on Facebook to communicate with fellow AoS enthusiasts, discuss aspects of the game, and find out what armies everyone will be bringing each Sunday.

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662

     

  • Intro to D&D (and RPGs) – SEATS FULL (12-3pm)
    12:00 pm-3:00 pm
    November 3, 2019

    A new D&D player learns about character creation in the free Intro to D&D class

    Registration for this class is now full. The last class for this year is 12/1.

    You must reserve a spot! There is a max of 5 people. Deadline to sign up is the Thursday before the class. Email rosie@theogresdengaming.com to sign up.


    This is an introductory class to learn how to play role-playing games (RPGs), with D&D (5th edition) as the main focus. Learn the basics — from game etiquette and mechanics, to character creation, types of dice, and more! This class is perfectly geared for those who have never played an RPG, have little experience, need a refresher, or would like to learn the 5th edition of D&D. Topics covered include:

    • Understanding DM vs. player roles
    • Basic rules of role-playing
    • How to play as your character
    • Character creation
    • The nuts and bolts of gameplay
    • How to use your character stats

    It is helpful to have a copy of the D&D Player’s Handbook, a set of polyhedral dice, and pen and paper to take notes.

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662

     

  • Minis Paint & Hobby Day (12 – 5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    November 3, 2019

    Minis paint night figures

    Learn to paint your minis, or just gather with other miniature-enthusiasts for a creative day of painting. It’s a great chance to learn a new skill to add to your miniature painting arsenal and make those minis look outstanding on the battlefield!

    No need to reserve a spot for paint day. Join our Facebook group to get special announcements on hobby-related activities.

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662

     

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  • Closed Today
    All day
    November 4, 2019

    We are closed today. Please check the calendar to see which Mondays we will be open.

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  • Star Wars Legion and X-Wing Night (6-9pm)
    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    November 7, 2019

    Star Wars Legion minis and dice

    Engage in battle in the Star Wars universe in either of these miniatures games from Fantasy Flight Games.

    In Legion: There are 6 rounds, and your army must secure its objectives to earn victory tokens, as well as try to defeat all of your opponent’s units. The faction with the most victory tokens by the end of the six rounds wins the game. Choose to play Galactic Empire, Galactic Republic, Rebel Alliance, or Separatists.

    Two players moving Star Wars X-Wing miniatures on the table

    In X-Wing: Build your armada of ships according to the points you and your opponent designate, then use your cards to give your side/pilots special abilities and advantages. Roll the dice and see how well your ships will maneuver, attack, and fend off your foe!

    This is an open play game night for both games. All are welcome!

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662
    (916) 693-6604

     

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  • Warhammer 40k/Kill Team Gaming Group (6 – 11pm)
    6:00 pm-11:00 pm
    November 8, 2019

    Warhammer 40k Thursday game night

    Warhammer 40k is a dystopian, sci-fi-themed miniature wargame set in the far future. Starting in October, this group is moving from Thursday to Friday nights for informal play — 40k or Kill Team. Open to all, it’s a great way for newbies to learn and practice. We suggest you post what armies you’re bringing on our Facebook Group page.

    Want to learn how to play? Contact us and we can arrange a demo session with either Joe or one of our seasoned 40k veterans!

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662

     

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  • Age of Sigmar/Warcry Gaming Group — Open Play (12-5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    November 10, 2019

    Age of Sigmar game day

    Age of Sigmar is a fantasy-based, melee and magic-oriented skirmish miniatures game within the Warhammer game system.

    Every Sunday is “open-play” day for the Age of Sigmar and Warcry Gaming Group from 12-5pm, unless specified on the calendar to accommodate events or tournaments. All are welcome to play, regardless of experience. Plus, if you’re new to Age of Sigmar or Warcry, this group is always willing to teach new players!

    Join our Age of Sigmar Gamers Group on Facebook to communicate with fellow AoS enthusiasts, discuss aspects of the game, and find out what armies everyone will be bringing each Sunday.

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662

     

  • Minis Paint & Hobby Day (12 – 5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    November 10, 2019

    Minis paint night figures

    Learn to paint your minis, or just gather with other miniature-enthusiasts for a creative day of painting. It’s a great chance to learn a new skill to add to your miniature painting arsenal and make those minis look outstanding on the battlefield!

    No need to reserve a spot for paint day. Join our Facebook group to get special announcements on hobby-related activities.

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662

     

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  • Closed Today
    All day
    November 11, 2019

    We are closed today. Please check the calendar to see which Mondays we will be open.

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  • D&D: “Lux Tenebrae” (5-9pm) (SEATS FULL)
    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    November 13, 2019

    D&D books and a large D20 die

    All seats have now been filled for this game.

    This is a new home-brew-based 5e campaign, using The Claws of Madness adventure (written by Chris van der Linden).

    DM’s campaign description: In the small seaside town of Sestone people are disappearing and returning days later as otherworldly horrors. The town nobility fears that a recently uncovered monastery might be the source. A small group of scarred and broken mercenaries answers the call for help. What they discover will take them on a road through horror, damnation, and maybe… redemption.

     

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  • Song of Ice and Fire Game Night (6 – 9pm)
    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    November 14, 2019

    A Song of Ice and Fire

    To which house of Westeros do you pledge your allegiance? Prove your loyalty and bring your fiercest army to battle! All are welcome to join. Open gaming takes place every other Thursday night.

    A Song of Ice and Fire

    Whether you are a fan of the books or the Game of Thrones TV series, A Song if Ice and Fire is a popular miniatures game, which includes easy-to-learn game mechanics. Learn how to play and assemble your army based on your preferred combination of core and expansion units, such as Lannisters, Starks, Boltons, Night’s Watch, and more.

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662

     

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  • Warhammer 40k/Kill Team Gaming Group (6 – 11pm)
    6:00 pm-11:00 pm
    November 15, 2019

    Warhammer 40k Thursday game night

    Warhammer 40k is a dystopian, sci-fi-themed miniature wargame set in the far future. Starting in October, this group is moving from Thursday to Friday nights for informal play — 40k or Kill Team. Open to all, it’s a great way for newbies to learn and practice. We suggest you post what armies you’re bringing on our Facebook Group page.

    Want to learn how to play? Contact us and we can arrange a demo session with either Joe or one of our seasoned 40k veterans!

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662

     

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  • Warlords of Erehwon Narrative Event (10:30am – 6:30pm)
    10:30 am-6:30 pm
    November 16, 2019

    Warlords of Erehwon Narrative event

    “The Conquest of the Lands of Ned Sergo”
    Warlords of Erehwon Narrative Event

    This featured Warlords of Erehwon Narrative Event is headed up by Denizen Andrew! Anyone interested in this fantasy-based miniatures game can participate. Please indicate you’d like to play by RSVPing in the official Facebook Event. If you’re not on social media, you can contact the store (916) 693-6604.

    About the Game:

    No player limit, no buy-in. The event will involve 3 smaller games (1 hour to 1.5 hours.) and one large two-sided. All players war 2-3 hours! Call in the banners! There can only be one true King!

    Player Guidelines, Points/Lists:

    • Choose your faction.
    • Create a 500 point list and a 1000 point list.
    • Each list builds on the subsequent list.
    • 1000 point list is the 500 point list with extra 500 points for reinforcements.
    • No monsters.
    • No wizards or priests in the 500 point list — if you want either, add it to your 1000 points of reinforcements.
    • No Magical Items.
    • No upgrades can be purchased in your initial 500, except for your warlord and hero. Only the wizard can be upgraded in your 1000 points. Through the course of games it will be possible to upgrade units.

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662
    (916) 693-6604

     

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  • Age of Sigmar/Warcry Gaming Group — Open Play (12-5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    November 17, 2019

    Age of Sigmar game day

    Age of Sigmar is a fantasy-based, melee and magic-oriented skirmish miniatures game within the Warhammer game system.

    Every Sunday is “open-play” day for the Age of Sigmar and Warcry Gaming Group from 12-5pm, unless specified on the calendar to accommodate events or tournaments. All are welcome to play, regardless of experience. Plus, if you’re new to Age of Sigmar or Warcry, this group is always willing to teach new players!

    Join our Age of Sigmar Gamers Group on Facebook to communicate with fellow AoS enthusiasts, discuss aspects of the game, and find out what armies everyone will be bringing each Sunday.

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662

     

  • Minis Paint & Hobby Day (12 – 5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    November 17, 2019

    Minis paint night figures

    Learn to paint your minis, or just gather with other miniature-enthusiasts for a creative day of painting. It’s a great chance to learn a new skill to add to your miniature painting arsenal and make those minis look outstanding on the battlefield!

    No need to reserve a spot for paint day. Join our Facebook group to get special announcements on hobby-related activities.

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662

     

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  • Closed Today
    All day
    November 18, 2019

    We are closed today. Please check the calendar to see which Mondays we will be open.

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  • Star Wars Legion and X-Wing Night (6-9pm)
    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    November 21, 2019

    Star Wars Legion minis and dice

    Engage in battle in the Star Wars universe in either of these miniatures games from Fantasy Flight Games.

    In Legion: There are 6 rounds, and your army must secure its objectives to earn victory tokens, as well as try to defeat all of your opponent’s units. The faction with the most victory tokens by the end of the six rounds wins the game. Choose to play Galactic Empire, Galactic Republic, Rebel Alliance, or Separatists.

    Two players moving Star Wars X-Wing miniatures on the table

    In X-Wing: Build your armada of ships according to the points you and your opponent designate, then use your cards to give your side/pilots special abilities and advantages. Roll the dice and see how well your ships will maneuver, attack, and fend off your foe!

    This is an open play game night for both games. All are welcome!

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662
    (916) 693-6604

     

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  • Warhammer 40k/Kill Team Gaming Group (6 – 11pm)
    6:00 pm-11:00 pm
    November 22, 2019

    Warhammer 40k Thursday game night

    Warhammer 40k is a dystopian, sci-fi-themed miniature wargame set in the far future. Starting in October, this group is moving from Thursday to Friday nights for informal play — 40k or Kill Team. Open to all, it’s a great way for newbies to learn and practice. We suggest you post what armies you’re bringing on our Facebook Group page.

    Want to learn how to play? Contact us and we can arrange a demo session with either Joe or one of our seasoned 40k veterans!

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662

     

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  • Age of Sigmar/Warcry Gaming Group — Open Play (12-5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    November 24, 2019

    Age of Sigmar game day

    Age of Sigmar is a fantasy-based, melee and magic-oriented skirmish miniatures game within the Warhammer game system.

    Every Sunday is “open-play” day for the Age of Sigmar and Warcry Gaming Group from 12-5pm, unless specified on the calendar to accommodate events or tournaments. All are welcome to play, regardless of experience. Plus, if you’re new to Age of Sigmar or Warcry, this group is always willing to teach new players!

    Join our Age of Sigmar Gamers Group on Facebook to communicate with fellow AoS enthusiasts, discuss aspects of the game, and find out what armies everyone will be bringing each Sunday.

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662

     

  • Minis Paint & Hobby Day (12 – 5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    November 24, 2019

    Minis paint night figures

    Learn to paint your minis, or just gather with other miniature-enthusiasts for a creative day of painting. It’s a great chance to learn a new skill to add to your miniature painting arsenal and make those minis look outstanding on the battlefield!

    No need to reserve a spot for paint day. Join our Facebook group to get special announcements on hobby-related activities.

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662

     

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  • Closed Today
    All day
    November 25, 2019

    We are closed today. Please check the calendar to see which Mondays we will be open.

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  • CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING
    All day
    November 28, 2019

    We will be closed Thanksgiving Day and will re-open on Friday 11/29 for Black Friday. Stay tuned for times and special deals!

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  • Black Friday Den Deals (10am – 10pm)
    10:00 am-11:00 pm
    November 29, 2019

    We’re offering Black Friday Deals at the Den again. Note: this year, we’ll be open from 10am – 10pm.

    Stay tuned for a complete list of sales you won’t want to miss!

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662
    (916) 693-6604

     

  • Warhammer 40k/Kill Team Gaming Group (6 – 11pm)
    6:00 pm-11:00 pm
    November 29, 2019

    Warhammer 40k Thursday game night

    Warhammer 40k is a dystopian, sci-fi-themed miniature wargame set in the far future. Starting in October, this group is moving from Thursday to Friday nights for informal play — 40k or Kill Team. Open to all, it’s a great way for newbies to learn and practice. We suggest you post what armies you’re bringing on our Facebook Group page.

    Want to learn how to play? Contact us and we can arrange a demo session with either Joe or one of our seasoned 40k veterans!

    Location:

    The Ogre’s Den Gaming
    8934 Greenback Ln. Ste 110
    Orangevale, CA 95662

     

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Calendar Event Categories

Orange = Regular gaming groups and game nights/days
Blue = Classes and activities
Green = Tabletop role-playing games
Pink = Special events, tournaments, and leagues
Yellow = Special store hours and events
Gray = Store closed


Get Involved!

Do you want to organize a large-scale miniatures event? Are you looking for a local spot to host your RPG group? You have the opportunity to do both!

Complete the appropriate forms, and we’ll include your event on our calendar. (Please note, all requests are subject to approval and are not guaranteed.)

Follow Us for Game Updates!

Follow us for event updates and info! Find general happenings on our Facebook page. Or join our Facebook group — The Ogre’s DENizen Gamers — where you can get early announcements and updates, and find other Denizens to play a game.