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Convention Schedule

Here are our plans for Historicon 2010, as well as information on new cons as we schedule them.

 

Historicon 2010

 

Valley Forge, PA

July 8-11 (Pickup games on the 7th)

We’ll be running twelve games at Historicon 2010

The convention of the Historical Miniatures

Gaming Society-East Chapter (HMGS-East). The

schedule we’ve submitted to the con (thus still

unofficial):

 

The Damocles Crusade

T-159, Thursday, 10 a.m.

Players: 3, Hours: 2, Scale: 25mm, Period: Sci-fi, Rules: Tabletop Battle System, GM: Del Stover

A Tau raiding party attacks an unsuspecting Imperial colony. Are the Tau just stirring up trouble--or are they interested in what's inside the mysterious Adeptus Mechanicus outpost at the edge of the colony? Played on a diorama-quality table featured in 2/10 Wargames Illustrated, with movies and computer graphics. Learn more.

 

Silence on Rigel VI

T-160, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Players: 4, Hours: 3, Scale: 25mm, Period: Sci-fi, Rules: Tabletop Battle System, GM: Del Stover

A scientific outpost has gone silent on Rigel VI. Your orders are to accompany a Tech Priest of the Adeptus Mechanicus to find out what happened. Hollywood swashbuckle and squad-level tactics played out on a diorama-quality table featured in 2/10 Wargames Illustrated, with movies and computer graphics. Learn more.

 

The Tau Are Among Us

F-161, Friday, 1 p.m.

Players: 3, Hours: 2, Scale: 25mm, Period: Sci-fi, Rules: Tabletop Battle System, GM: Del Stover

Workers are dying on Altair III--and an inquisitor of the Ordo Xenos has been sent to investigate. Rumor has it that Tau warriors are using a new stealth technology to attack the colony.  Played on a diorama-quality table featured in 2/10 Wargames Illustrated, with movies and computer graphics. Visit www.wnga.org for details. Learn more.

 

Suffer Not the Xeno to Live

F-162, Friday, 7 p.m.

Players: 4, Hours: 3, Scale: 25mm, Period: Sci-fi, Rules: Tabletop Battle System, GM: Del Stover

Suffer not the xeno to live - that is official Imperial policy. An inquisitor visits Epsilon Caris Majoris to investigate rumors of forbidden trade with the Tau. A blend of murder mystery and wargame played on diorama-quality table featured in 2/10 Wargames Illustrated, with movies and computer graphics. Learn more.

 

The Fall of Hyadum V

S-163, Saturday, 1 p.m.

Players: 3, Hours: 2, Scale: 25mm, Period: Sci-fi, Rules: Tabletop Battle System, GM: Del Stover

Millions of giant insects have risen from beneath the surface of Hyadum V, and most of the planet's colony is now dead. Your squad is ordered to rescue the remaining survivors from an isolated outpost.  Played on a diorama-quality table featured in 2/10 Wargames Illustrated, with movies and computer graphics. Learn more.

 

Operation RAID

Players: 4, Hours 2, Scale 25mm, Period:  Sci-fi, Rules:  Tabletop Battle System, GM: Ben Fornshell

The Imperial Marines land on Alpha V, a now-barren world shattered by nuclear weapons in an effort to wipe out an aggressive, indigenous species of giant insect. Your mission is to deliver the final blow into their subterranean lair. Your marines call it a bug hunt.  Diorama-quality table featured in 2/10 Wargames Illustrated

 

Hunting the Hunter

Players: 4, Hours 2, Scale 25mm, Period:  Sci-fi, Rules:  Tabletop Battle System, GM: Ben Fornshell

An elite team of “Bug Stalkers” is closing in for the kill, seeking the Brain Bug that leads a colony of giant—and vicious—insects that are plaguing the planet of Alpha Majoris. Then things go sour, and it’s not so clear who is the hunter—and the hunted. Diorama-quality table featured in 2/10 Wargames Illustrated.

 

Orbital Assault

Players: 4, Hours 2, Scale 25mm, Period:  Sci-fi, Rules:  Tabletop Battle System, GM: Ben Fornshell

The invasion of Milnar VIII will require careful collaboration between the orbital assault fleet and an Imperial Marine platoon assaulting the orbital defense. Choose to play the space or ground battle on this Diorama-quality table featured in 2/10 Wargames Illustrated.

 

 

Wolf Pack

Players: 4, Hours 2, Scale 25mm, Period:  Sci-fi, Rules:  Tabletop Battle System, GM: Ben Fornshell

The Imperium encounters a strange new alien species.  Using advanced stealth technology the alien scouts analyze the Imperium, until a failed stealth field and itchy trigger fingers result in an all out firefight. Diorama-quality table featured in 2/10 Wargames Illustrated

 

NATO Team Alpha

Players: 4, Hours 2, Scale 25mm, Period:  Sci-fi, Rules:  Tabletop Battle System, GM: Ben Fornshell

The first ever Hunter-Imperium team works to stave off the largest bug invasion ever.  Sign on as part of the Nuclear Assault Tactical Operations Team tasked with providing targeting information for orbital bombardment or become part of the horde.  Diorama-quality table featured in 2/10 Wargames Illustrated.

 

FALL IN! 2010

Lancaster, PA

Nov. 11-14

The Lancaster Host is our favorite convention site, so we’ll be there with yet more—and new—games.

 

Read more about our sci-fi project below, with photos:

 

  Diary of construction

  Details of our tables

  Construction techniques

  Terrain/scenario ideas

  Convention schedule

Convention Schedule