Posts Tagged ‘Cons’

Back From Historicon 2018

Posted on July 16th, 2018 under , . Posted by

 This year’s Historicon was a blast – probably one of the best I’ve ever been to.  The first few photos show the table layout for this years games.  The table was 6ft by 20ft.  I had asked for 6×24 but made this work.Over the next f…

All Packed Up for Historicon 2018

Posted on July 11th, 2018 under . Posted by

 I’m all packed up to make the short drive (90 miles) to HCON in Lancaster.  This will be the first trip with my Tesla and I’m happy to say she had PLENTY of room for packing.  I’ve got room for a bit more in the back and haven’t even us…

Will These Historicon Prep Posts Ever Stop?

Posted on July 5th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Well yes they will – in 7 days.What’s up in todays update on the prep-slog to Historicon? Game Markers!  Whoo-Hooo!  It really doesn’t get more exciting than this does it. I’ll pause a few moments now if some of you with weaker constitutions …

Not Another Boring Historicon Prep Post….

Posted on June 30th, 2018 under . Posted by

Yes it is – sorry.  Perhaps one way to look at this is with less than two weeks to the event  there really can’t be that many more of these mind numbing missives.Todays update is the the catacombs are finished and all laid out.  There ar…

Lair of the Uber Geek 2018-06-25 07:23:00

Posted on June 25th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Another pretty boring HCON game update – the movement trays are now painted.  The color is Vallejo’s “Iraqi Sand” which is my go-to desert color.  Rather than use the expensive stuff, I had my local hardware store mix up a batch of house pain…

Skirmish Trays

Posted on June 19th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Ok, maybe not the most exciting topic to be covered in a miniature gaming blog but its the current task at hand.Skirmish trays for units with 8, 5 and 3 figures.  There are also a handful of four figure trays because, well, there just should be. &…

Historicon Prep Update – The Clocks-a-Ticking

Posted on June 13th, 2018 under . Posted by

Yikes!  There is a month to go until Historicon and I’ve still got a good bit to get ready.  Last May I wrote up of list of objectives for the new games and have since promptly ignored it.  Well mostly ignored it.  Here’s where I st…

Historicon 2018 – My Games (Shameless Self Promotion)

Posted on May 24th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Yes this is my annual plug for the games I running at Historicon.  Its all very self aggrandizing and such but there you go.  You can pre-register for games at the Historicon siteI’ve got six games on the Event List (PEL) which you can regist…

What are the Planned Changes for this Year’s Historicon Games

Posted on May 15th, 2018 under , . Posted by

This’s year’s convention game will be a revised and (hopefully) improved version of last years “DAK & Dragons” and “SOCOM & Sorcery” games.  The games were A LOT of fun to put on but there are also a lot of improvements that can and need t…

GZG Salute Update

Posted on March 21st, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

SALUTE 2018 – Saturday 14th April at ExCel…..I’ve just posted a news update on the GZG webstore front page, with info about SALUTE – please pop over there and have a quick read through it, especially if you are planning to come along (and even more imp…

Mecha Monday : At Cold Wars

Posted on March 19th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Mecha Monday

Ferndale Public Library Game Day..

Posted on March 13th, 2018 under . Posted by

Daycon Game Day

Posted on March 12th, 2018 under . Posted by

The con is held in Kettering Ohio.   Looks like a great con to go to.Link to Daycon site

Cincy Con 2018

Posted on February 27th, 2018 under . Posted by

Cincy Con 2018.  From what I have heard this is a pretty good con.  If your in the Southern Ohio area why not check out the con.  The address is 1715 Fairgrove Ave, Hamilton, OH 45011.   This located between Dayton and Cin…

Winterfest XXI in Sandusky

Posted on February 19th, 2018 under . Posted by

Just found out about this con today.  It is mostly a broad game convention at runs for a week. Never knew about before this morning.  Here is a link to the con for anyone interested : WinterFest wargaming    The dates are 16-24…

GZG UPDATE – SUNDAY 11th February 2018:

Posted on February 11th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

 We will be at HAMMERHEAD on the 3rd March! For the first time, we will be attending the HAMMERHEAD show at Newark Showground on Saturday March 3rd; we will be in the main building (the George Stephenson Hall). Since the demise of Sheffi…

Little Wars Canberra

Posted on November 12th, 2017 under . Posted by

A few of the club lads climbed into the car today for a road trip to Little Wars Canberra (about 3 hrs each way).  A small show in only its third year, it was nonetheless very welcoming and most enjoyable. Unlike most Australian Cons, this one del…

Little Wars Canberra

Posted on November 12th, 2017 under . Posted by

A few of the club lads climbed into the car today for a road trip to Little Wars Canberra (about 3 hrs each way).  A small show in only its third year, it was nonetheless very welcoming and most enjoyable. Unlike most Australian Cons, this one del…

GZG UPDATE – TUESDAY 7th OCTOBER 2017:

Posted on November 7th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

News for WARFARE…..Hope you all had a good (and safe) Halloween and Bonfire Night! I can’t believe it’s really November already, and WARFARE (Rivermead Leisure Centre, Reading) is less than two weeks away….The show is a two-day event, the 18th an…

GZG UPDATE – TUESDAY 7th OCTOBER 2017:

Posted on November 7th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

News for WARFARE…..Hope you all had a good (and safe) Halloween and Bonfire Night! I can’t believe it’s really November already, and WARFARE (Rivermead Leisure Centre, Reading) is less than two weeks away….The show is a two-day event, the 18th an…

Super Galactic Dreadnought: Steelville playtest

Posted on October 30th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Super Galactic Dreadnought: Steelville playtest: I had a chance to playtest my Siege of Monopolis Steelville scenario at Dragon’s Lair last week. I had six players pushing enough min…

Super Galactic Dreadnought: Steelville playtest

Posted on October 30th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Super Galactic Dreadnought: Steelville playtest: I had a chance to playtest my Siege of Monopolis Steelville scenario at Dragon’s Lair last week. I had six players pushing enough min…

Super Galactic Dreadnought: Join The Siege of Steelville

Posted on October 24th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Super Galactic Dreadnought: Join The Siege of Steelville: Just one week left to register for games at this year’s MillenniumCon in Round Rock, Texas (Nov. 10-12). In the spirit of the conventi…

Super Galactic Dreadnought: Join The Siege of Steelville

Posted on October 24th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Super Galactic Dreadnought: Join The Siege of Steelville: Just one week left to register for games at this year’s MillenniumCon in Round Rock, Texas (Nov. 10-12). In the spirit of the conventi…

U Con November 17-19 Ypsilanti Michigan

Posted on October 17th, 2017 under . Posted by

November 17-19, 2017, Ypsilanti, Michigan Role Playing, Card Games, Board Games, Miniatures, LARPs, Specialty Tracks, Exhibitors’ Hall, Auction, and much more!U-Con link