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Two Brothers Coffee Roasters

PROUDLY BREWING Two Brothers Coffee Roasters

Flight Tasting Room & Bottle Shoppe

Flight Tasting Room & Bottle Shoppe is located in Yorkville, IL. Find us there for Game Nights on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. All Ages Welcome

Plainfield Shorewood Area Chamber of Commerce

Plainfield Shorewood Area Chamber of Commerce

Joliet Pride Network

Joliet Pride network is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting inclusion, dignity, and acceptance through advocacy for members of the LGBTQ+ community. Our organization is committed to creating safe spaces and fostering diversity.

Naper Pride

Naper Pride is Naperville's Pride organization and has been very supportive of Critical Grind's journey

Plainfield Pride

We are officially a sponsor and "Ally Business" of Plainfield Pride. "The mission of Plainfield Pride is to promote the idea of equity for Plainfield. We are one community; we will foster a family-friendly, diverse, inclusive, and equal community. "

Fleeting Obsessions

A local artisan who makes makes lovely items, some of which are a part of the Critical Grind Board Game Cafe.

Calliope Games

Calliope Games publishes tabletop games for players of all ages and levels of skill. More than that, we use boards, cards, dice, and pawns to set the stage for people to share experiences that they will remember for a lifetime. Our goal is to provide the games so you can create memories together!

XYZ Games Labs

XYZ Game Labs is a board game design and publishing company. They are local to our area and are great supporters of Critical Grind. You can play all of their available games in our game library, or order them through us.

Weird City Games

Creators of Canopy and Leaf, Weird City Games is based out of Portland, OR

Smirk & Dagger and Smirk & Laughter

This publishing company has been very great to us by providing us with copies of their games for our library!

Plainfield IL Public Library

Plainfield Public Library is hosting PROMicon and Fandom Fest in April of 2023 and has invited Critical Grind to participate. Keep an eye out for more details.

Joliet Public Library

We have hosted multiple events at the Joliet Public Library and we love what they're doing for children and families in the community

Long Rest Games

Long Rest Games is a company owned by friends of ours. Their goal is to promote and facilitate the idea of community in gaming.

Lodge Con

Lodge Con is an independently run board game convention in Kankakee, IL

Miskatonic Brewing Company

Miskatonic Brewing Company, located in Darien, IL. They're taking a break from Game Nights for the holidays but we hope to go back starting again in February.

Meeple Swing

Meeple Swing is a public group of dancers and gamers.

Andromeda Technology Solutions

Andromeda is Critical Grind's longest standing client. They are a business-to-business technology services company from web development, to security, and more

Top Shelf Fun

Most of our Board Game Bags were purchased from Top Shelf Fun.

Tabletop Gaymers

Promoting inclusive gaming!

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