Posts Tagged ‘Conventions’

ReCast: 5 Convention Pet Peeves – Wargaming Recon #179

Posted on January 7th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

You know what really grinds my gears? What gears you ask? Well the GEARS OF WAR(gaming conventions). Join Jonathan today as he vents his mind in regards to what can improve our beloved gaming cons. The longest-running tabletop wargaming podcast on the …

Equinox 2018

Posted on December 6th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Plan for the weekend now Guys! Equinox is back on the 3rd & 4th of March 2018.Wargaming Convention with multiple systems. — Auckland Central —Warhammer 40kFantasy Battle T9AAge of SigmarX-Wingand more, with details to come….Read abo…

Equinox 2018

Posted on December 6th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Plan for the weekend now Guys! Equinox is back on the 3rd & 4th of March 2018.Wargaming Convention with multiple systems. — Auckland Central —Warhammer 40kFantasy Battle T9AAge of SigmarX-Wingand more, with details to come….Contact:…

Crisis 2017 Show Report

Posted on November 6th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

The first Crisis since 2013 I attended, as I came back into the fold of the Tin Soldiers of Antwerp after a 5 year break in membership (2013 I went as a visitor, as I wasn`t a member anymore).And I enjoyed every minute of it, as it felt like “coming ho…

Crisis 2017 Show Report

Posted on November 6th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

The first Crisis since 2013 I attended, as I came back into the fold of the Tin Soldiers of Antwerp after a 5 year break in membership (2013 I went as a visitor, as I wasn`t a member anymore).And I enjoyed every minute of it, as it felt like “coming ho…

Fall-IN! 2017 Event Data, compared

Posted on November 5th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Since I’ve started doing Guidebooks for conventions, I’ve had access to all of the events run at a HMGS convention, and it usually shows up in convenient CSV delineated format.  Since a burning issue that gets debated (usually within 24 … Continue reading

Yes, there is a Guidebook for Fall-IN! 2017

Posted on November 2nd, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

  Apologies! To all the good folks attending Fall-IN! 2017, I have to apologize.  I haven’t been Johnny on the Spot with Fall-IN! 2017’s Guidebook app.  There’s a good reason, but you probably don’t care.  Oh what the heck, I’ll … Continue reading

SELWG 2017

Posted on October 22nd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Its not secret that SELWG is one of my favourite wargame shows. Its just the right size for me;  always has some great games on display; is close enough to my home that I can drive it in under an hour; usually the weather isn’t too bad for standin…

SELWG 2017

Posted on October 22nd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Its not secret that SELWG is one of my favourite wargame shows. Its just the right size for me;  always has some great games on display; is close enough to my home that I can drive it in under an hour; usually the weather isn’t too bad for standin…

Council of Five Nations 2017 – Wargaming Recon #194

Posted on October 16th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Jonathan and Mike regale us with tales from Council of Five Nations, games played, ideas formed and friendships tested over the battlefield. Another Convention Council of Five Nations is the SWA’s annual gaming convention, held every year in early Autumn. It is one of the longest-running adventure gaming conventions in… Read More»

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GuardCon 2017 – Report

Posted on September 19th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Wargaming was at the fore this past weekend in Auckland. GuardCon hosted a massive gathering of Hobbyists at the Auckland Bridge Club. It was fantastic to see the resurgence in Warhammer in record numbers and I for one look forward to seeing more playe…

GuardCon 2017 – Report

Posted on September 19th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Wargaming was at the fore this past weekend in Auckland. GuardCon hosted a massive gathering of Hobbyists at the Auckland Bridge Club. It was fantastic to see the resurgence in Warhammer in record numbers and I for one look forward to seeing more playe…

Autumn Skirmish

Posted on September 17th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

September has come around again and for me that means a quick trip across the river to Sidcup and the Skirmish Toy Soldier Show. The show was a bit subdued this time around partly due to the loss Harfields Military Figures (the previous sponsors) which…

RECRUITS AAR

Posted on August 29th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

We had another successful weekend at RECRUITS, both as a vendor and as a GM.I ran two Fistful of Lead Wild West games Friday night. Both times El Guano escaped with Baby Faced Fenster in tow, but each was a nail biter to the end.Then, Saturday morning …

RECRUITS!

Posted on August 22nd, 2017 under . Posted by

This weekend you can find not one, but 2 Fistful of Lead games going on during this great convention, RECRUITS. One will be run by Yours, Truly, and one by friend of the show, Cluck Amok, running his amazing French and Indian War scenario, based on my …

Open Gaming Convention 2017 – Wargaming Recon #190

Posted on August 20th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Mike Paine, Jonathan, and Alex Kostopoulos get into their recent hobbying and the Opening Gaming Convention 2017. Recent Hobbying The fellas discuss their recent activities within the wargaming hobby, Mike has been busy prepping for the cons as well as…

GuardCon 2017

Posted on August 16th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

GuardCon 2017ACG Club’s annual convention of gaming.Featuring the largest Warhammer 40K doubles tournament in NZ, The 9th Age: Fantasy Battle, Age of Sigmar, X-Wing, Board gaming and more!!Hosted by Equinox Tournaments in association with the ACG Club….

Maneuvers Con: After Action Report

Posted on August 14th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

We had the great pleasure of attending the Maneuvers Wargaming convention in Tulsa Oklahoma last weekend. It was their first year, and only our second con as a vendor, but it’s off to a good start. There was a wide variety of periods and genres, includ…

Listener Convention Pet Peeves – Wargaming Recon #182

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

In episode 179 Jonathan revealed his 5 convention pet peeves. After it aired, listeners responded with some of their own.  We received so many that we decided to do an entire episode on it. Now sit back and relax and listen to the sound of the grinding…

5 Convention Pet Peeves – Wargaming Recon #179

Posted on March 26th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

You know what really grinds my gears? What gears you ask? Well the GEARS OF WAR(gaming conventions). Join Jonathan today as he vents his mind in regards to what can improve our beloved gaming cons. The longest-running tabletop wargaming podcast on the …

TotalCon 2017: Wargaming Recon #178

Posted on March 12th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Adrian Benson and Jonathan chew the fat about TotalCon 2017 in the first ever Wargaming Recon live show at the con. As a side note from the show note monkey, I’m jealous! The longest-running tabletop wargaming podcast on the planet The Hotel Just…

Gioco & Storia 2016

Posted on December 3rd, 2016 under , , , . Posted by

Piana delle Orme is a huge museum in the reclamation of swamps under Rome towards Naples. We are almost at the South confines of wargaming Italy. But when people organise themselves and put their efforts all together, they can create a convention as this one. The convention was for two days but we went only […]

Empoli Games 2016: second part

Posted on November 26th, 2016 under , , . Posted by

After an overview of what was around, in this post close-ups on miniatures in Empoli Games. A kit for a temple in 1/72 scale. I have to do something just like this in 28mm. One year or another. Always in 1/72 scale, some gods. Why I need a temple? To put decency to a terrain […]

Empoli Games 2016: first part

Posted on November 25th, 2016 under , , . Posted by

A day-off after Romics, then a train to Terni (1st class because of scarce availability of trains due to a strike, one of many), and a 3 hours trip to Empoli, for the Tuscany wargame event of Autumn. This city is in the middle of Italy so many wargames can come here. Two days, so […]

GuardCon 2016 Tourney report

Posted on October 3rd, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

GuardCon weekend was a superb gathering of gamers this year. Really great to see such numbers again and huge encouragement for future events up here in Auckland. Thank you to all of you who came and made it such a ball of a convention. Also great job a…