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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:30 pm    Post subject: Historicon 2018 Events

Players must check in 30 minutes prior to listed start time. One list from Classical, Imperial, Holy, Feudal, Oriental books, the republished Biblical and Dark Ages books. Also allowed are African, the New World Theme books (Dogs of War only) and the theme armies (and any associated rules) from the Roman Civil Wars theme.
Generals must be rolled. Preset terrain.

Special Rules: Barbarian Foot rules and Deployment rules in effect. X-Rules 2.512, 2.52, 2.53, 5.11, 5.52 (only for Dogs of War), 6.2, 11.1, 17.1 and 17.2 (only for Dogs of War) in use. 8 x 5 tables; 3.5 hr rounds. Full listing of special rules, armies and deployment rules at: www.fourhorsemenenterprises.com/forum.
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Warrior National Championship Prelim
Noon 8:30pm; 25mm, 1600 pts. Round 1: Noon; Round 2: 5:00pm.

Friday

Dogs of War Theme, 25mm
9am 10pm; 1600 pts. At least 700 pts of D class troops.
Round 1: 9am; Round 2: 1:30pm; Round 3: 6pm. Eligible Armies list at Warrior table and at link above.

Saturday

Open, 25mm
9am 10pm; 1600 pts.
Note that this event might be merged into the Championship Finals.
Round 1: 9am; Round 2: 1:30pm; Round 3: 6pm.

Warrior National Championship Finals
Noon 11pm; 25mm, By Invitation Only, 1600 pts.
Round 1: 9am; Round 2: 1:30pm; Round 3: 6pm.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:28 pm    Post subject:

Alex is probably interested in the Open on Saturday, probably not the National Championship, maybe Dogs of War. I'll check and let you know.

Bill Chamis is generally unavailable Thursday-Friday (they always schedule a training thing at work he has to attend for those days). But he might be interested in the Open on Saturday. I'll ping Bill and get back to you.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:04 pm    Post subject:

Assuming we have enough for an Open. If not, I can slot people into the Saturday rounds or if people want to drop, these are replacements. We'll make it work.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:55 pm    Post subject: events

I personally like a cut - when I am playing really badly on day 1 - more and more frequent recently, the option to go low key on Saturday is very attaractive
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:29 pm    Post subject: dropping

I imagine folks out of the running by the end of the first two rounds (0 to 4 points, basically) may want to drop to play in the Open on Saturday...Scott you're going to want to make sure folks tell you they are dropping before it gets too late on the Friday.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:32 pm    Post subject:

Um, I've done this before yunno. Shocked

I've found that if people drop into the "bottom tier" in a cut-less NICT, the play is low key and fun.

If people want to drop, I typically work out something but last year was a good example of how well things work. I'm not concerned.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:32 pm    Post subject:

With regard to my own thoughts on day 2 of the NICT having few points....

While there is the option of an Open in past years (therefore allowing me to "win" a tournament) I am okay without a cut and taking the option of having a relaxing day gaming on day 2. I thought that I could be competitive fun day 2 and enjoy having battles against opponents who are in a like situation as myself. I was ok with the idea that I wasn't going to win anything at the end of the day and then.... well.... I guess you can come back with 4 points at the end of day 1. A lot has to happen, but it could and I had a great day of gaming against some very friendly gamers.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:54 pm    Post subject:

Sure...all valid points...just that there may be folks who cannot attend Thursday, or possibly Friday, and would be looking to an Open on Saturday to get in some Warrior.

If I was low scoring in the NCT I'd certainly drop to make up enough players to run an Open for such.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:10 pm    Post subject:

Fair enough Frank - forgot that.

I agree with that.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:29 pm    Post subject:

Looking as though I might actually be able to make it, rather to my surprise. Anyone wanna nominate an army for me? Smile
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:02 pm    Post subject: Nationals lists

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:03 pm    Post subject:

You supplying the figures, Rob? Smile
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 2:35 pm    Post subject: Nationals lists

Would love to but packed and driving to Maine - I could as long as nothing changes - send the list- I will pick up the lead the week before nationals
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:44 am    Post subject:

A few quick updates:
* Bill Chamis will not be attending this year; he sends his regrets.
* Alex will be available for some pickup games on Saturday, so we can swap him in as opportunity presents.
* Alex is still debating whether to play in Dogs of War on Friday, but would be happy to use whatever lender army is available should he do so.

For my part I'm wrapping painting on 14 figures and then I'm done. An army I've never played before (in 25mm); should be fun. See y'all in a couple of weeks.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:41 am    Post subject:

Unfortunate Chamis won't be there...but will be good to see Alex again. Encourage him to play Dogs Wink...the themes are some of our more fun events. List building constraints and tactical options are always so interesting.

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