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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  • Minis Paint & Hobby Day (12 – 5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    December 1, 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

     

  • Age of Sigmar/Warcry Gaming Group — Open Play (12-5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    December 1, 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.

    Sundays are “open-play” days for the Age of Sigmar and Warcry Gaming Group from 12-5pm, unless specified on the calendar. 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!

    The third Sunday each month is an Age of Sigmar Hobby Day. Bring your current AoS projects, paints, and brushes, and work on your minis with fellow AoS enthusiasts!

    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) (12-3pm)
    12:00 pm-3:00 pm
    December 1, 2019

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

    This is the last class for 2019. The next class will be 2/2/20!

    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

     

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  • Closed Today
    All day
    December 2, 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
    December 4, 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
    December 5, 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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  • Warlords of Erehwon Open Play (11am – 6pm)
    11:00 am-6:00 pm
    December 7, 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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  • Konflikt ’47 Armored Event (12 – 5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    December 8, 2019

    Konflikt '47 tanks

    This Konflikt ’47 Event, organized by Denizen Steven G., will be a total armored slug fest! Please register by Thurs 12/5 via the official Facebook Event, which will be posted soon. If you’re not on social media, contact the store at (916) 693-6604.

    Game/Player Info:

    • Build your light-weight (2000pts) or heavy-weight (3000pts) armored platoon using the Armored Platoon selector from Resurgence — bring out the big guns!
    • Two rounds, each lasting 2 hours
    • Each vehicle destroyed is worth 2 points, with 1 point awarded for each vehicle that survived (but was immobilized)
    • Every infantry unit destroyed will give 1 VP
    • Bonus points will be awarded based on the total points cost of the units you’ve wholly destroyed
    • Prize support provided by event organizer, Denizen Steven G.
    • Registration fee is $5/player

    Bring out the weird stuff as much as possible, but for all you BA players who may not have a lot of rift tech in your army bags, that’s ok! Bring out your king tigers or your Churchills — there’s room for everyone at the table.

    For specific questions, please post in the discussion area of the official Facebook Event, or message Steven Gonzalez. If you’re not on social media, email info@theogresdengaming.com.

    Location:

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

     

  • Minis Paint & Hobby Day (12 – 5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    December 8, 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

     

  • Age of Sigmar/Warcry Gaming Group — Open Play (12-5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    December 8, 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.

    Sundays are “open-play” days for the Age of Sigmar and Warcry Gaming Group from 12-5pm, unless specified on the calendar. 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!

    The third Sunday each month is an Age of Sigmar Hobby Day. Bring your current AoS projects, paints, and brushes, and work on your minis with fellow AoS enthusiasts!

    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

     

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  • Closed Today
    All day
    December 9, 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
    December 12, 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 Escalation League — Round 2 (12/13-12/26)
    6:00 pm-11:00 pm
    December 13, 2019

    Warhammer 40k Escalation League Nov 2019

    This Warhammer 40k Escalation League, organized by Denizen Kevin C., begins at the end of November and runs through the end of January.

    Round 2 of the 40k Escalation League begins today and ends on 12/26.

    There will be 4 rounds, each round lasting 2 weeks. Players will arrange to complete their games at The Ogre’s Den Gaming with their opponents during each 2-week period. Note: There are advantages to completing games during the regularly-scheduled Warhammer 40k Nights (Fridays 6-11pm).

    • Round 1 (750 pts): 11/29 – 12/12
    • Round 2 (1000 pts): 12/13 – 12/26
    • Round 3 (1250 pts): 12/27 – 1/9
    • Round 4 (1500 pts): 1/10 – 1/23

    The 12 top-scoring players at the end of the League will be invited to participate in a 40k Invitational Tournament on or around 2/8/20.


    Registration:

    • Please register by Friday 11/21
    • Fee is $5 per person
    • Participants must pick up a Player Packet at the Den, which includes ALL specific League info/guidelines
    • Prizes provided by Widgets and Wangdoodles

    For questions about the League, please contact Kevin Cowdery directly via Facebook, or email him at cowderyk@yahoo.com.

    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
    December 13, 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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  • Bolt Action Group Open Play (11am – 6pm)
    11:00 am-6:00 pm
    December 14, 2019

    Bolt Action miniatures on the table during a game.

    This month is an Open Play day for the Bolt Action group. All are welcome to join and game! Sign-ups aren’t required for this day. The next large-scale event will take place in October.

    What’s Bolt Action?

    Bolt Action is a miniature tabletop game that utilizes miniature game pieces, dice, and various gaming terrain. It is a historical-based game set in World War II, and your armies are comprised of various types of either Allied or Axis forces and vehicles.

    Location:

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

     

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  • Age of Sigmar Hobby Day (12-5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    December 15, 2019

    painting an Age of Sigmar mini

    Join us for an AoS “get your minis table-ready” hobby day! Every third Sunday, bring your current hobby projects and paint with fellow AoS enthusiasts. Get some help from others, and work on your armies while also socializing.

    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
    December 15, 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
    December 16, 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
    December 18, 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
    December 19, 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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  • Minis Paint & Hobby Day (12 – 5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    December 22, 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

     

  • Age of Sigmar/Warcry Gaming Group — Open Play (12-5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    December 22, 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.

    Sundays are “open-play” days for the Age of Sigmar and Warcry Gaming Group from 12-5pm, unless specified on the calendar. 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!

    The third Sunday each month is an Age of Sigmar Hobby Day. Bring your current AoS projects, paints, and brushes, and work on your minis with fellow AoS enthusiasts!

    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

     

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  • CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS!
    All day
    December 25, 2019

    We’re closed Christmas Day and will re-open Thursday 12/26 at 11am.

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  • Star Wars Legion and X-Wing Night (6-9pm)
    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    December 26, 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 Escalation League — Round 3 (12/27-1/9)
    6:00 pm-11:00 pm
    December 27, 2019

    Warhammer 40k Escalation League Nov 2019

    This Warhammer 40k Escalation League, organized by Denizen Kevin C., begins at the end of November and runs through the end of January.

    Round 3 of the 40k Escalation League begins today and ends on 1/9.

    There will be 4 rounds, each round lasting 2 weeks. Players will arrange to complete their games at The Ogre’s Den Gaming with their opponents during each 2-week period. Note: There are advantages to completing games during the regularly-scheduled Warhammer 40k Nights (Fridays 6-11pm).

    • Round 1 (750 pts): 11/29 – 12/13
    • Round 2 (1000 pts): 12/13 – 12/26
    • Round 3 (1250 pts): 12/27 – 1/9
    • Round 4 (1500 pts): 1/10 – 1/23

    The 12 top-scoring players at the end of the League will be invited to participate in a 40k Invitational Tournament on or around 2/8/20.


    Registration:

    • Please register by Friday 11/21
    • Fee is $5 per person
    • Participants must pick up a Player Packet at the Den, which includes ALL specific League info/guidelines
    • Prizes provided by Widgets and Wangdoodles

    For questions about the League, please contact Kevin Cowdery directly via Facebook, or email him at cowderyk@yahoo.com.

    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
    December 27, 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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  • Minis Paint & Hobby Day (12 – 5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    December 29, 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

     

  • Age of Sigmar/Warcry Gaming Group — Open Play (12-5pm)
    12:00 pm-5:00 pm
    December 29, 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.

    Sundays are “open-play” days for the Age of Sigmar and Warcry Gaming Group from 12-5pm, unless specified on the calendar. 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!

    The third Sunday each month is an Age of Sigmar Hobby Day. Bring your current AoS projects, paints, and brushes, and work on your minis with fellow AoS enthusiasts!

    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

     

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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.