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  • Heroicon 2022 Is This Weekend!

    Heroicon is our biggest fundraiser of the year and is coming this weekend. Heroicon is Decatur, Illinois’ first and only tabletop gaming convention! With almost 15,000 square feet of gaming space, there is ample room for board games, miniatures, RPGs, card games, open gaming and more! We are excited to announce the following details: WHAT:… Read more

  • A Games for Troops Success Story!

    This comes from the mother of one of the soldiers who received one of our board game requests. We are frequently reminded why we do the things we do. Thank you very much for sharing this touching story!

  • Game Request Updates

    We here at Games for Troops wanted to provide a quick update regarding requests that are pending. We hope to have all pending game requests (as of April 28, 2022) sent out by the end of the weekend of May 8th, 2022. We are so fortunate to be able to do so and help our… Read more

  • Heroicon 2022!

    We are so happy to announce Heroicon 2022 registration is live and games are going to be able to be submitted on Monday, February 7th at 8:00a! Heroicon is the largest fundraiser we have here at GfT and we are so excited for it to return this year. For more information on Heroicon, visit the… Read more

  • A Games for Troops Success Story!

    This comes from the mother of one of the soldiers who received one of our board game requests. We are frequently reminded why we do the things we do. Thank you very much for sharing this touching story!

  • Game Request Updates

    We here at Games for Troops wanted to provide a quick update regarding requests that are pending. We hope to have all pending game requests (as of April 28, 2022) sent out by the end of the weekend of May 8th, 2022. We are so fortunate to be able to do so and help our… Read more

  • Giving Tuesday 2020

    On this #GivingTuesday, would you consider a donation to Games for Troops? Heroicon is the biggest fundraiser for the organization and, without Heroicon, many of their orders are currently on hold until they can raise more money. Everyone involved in Games for Troops is a volunteer and 100% of your donations will go to their… Read more

  • Financial Donations

    Did you know you can donate financially to Games for Troops and help us fulfill our mission? All you need to do is go to our website and either donate via mail or PayPal. We will be happy to provide a tax exemption letter as well.   http://gamesfortroops.org/help/

  • Heroicon 2022 Is This Weekend!

    Heroicon is our biggest fundraiser of the year and is coming this weekend. Heroicon is Decatur, Illinois’ first and only tabletop gaming convention! With almost 15,000 square feet of gaming space, there is ample room for board games, miniatures, RPGs, card games, open gaming and more! We are excited to announce the following details: WHAT:… Read more

  • Heroicon Discord Server

    Do you want a place to coordinate games and play with your friends all around the world? Our convention, Heroicon, has created a Discord server just for that purpose! Join today and look for your friends or people to game with. Join the Heroicon Discord Server!

  • Heroicon 2021!

    We have wrapped up the contract for Heroicon 2021-2023! Heroicon 2021 will be Friday May 7-Sunday May 9, 2021. The website has been updated to reflect the changes, but due to us using TableTop Events and then forwarding the domain on, you may need to clear your history to view the most recent version.

  • Heroicon 2019

    Heroicon 2019 was a great success! Thank you to all the attendees that came out and supported us at the convention. Due to your generous support, Games for Troops earned funds approaching $10,000! We cannot begin to thank you enough.

  • A Soldiers Axiom

    "Modern warfare is months of boredom punctuated by moments of extreme terror." 
    - Guy's Hospital Gazette (1914)

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