UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS/NEWS

Game Day Report: We had around 40 folks at the event.  Included in that were a number of younger gamers and some college students, who had never played military games before. Thanks to all the GMs:  Mike Byrne, Brian DeWitt, Mark Fastoso, Roy Jones, David Luff, Maciej Zajac. Peter Schweighofer ran his well-received Panzer Kids again. Thanks to Brian DeWitt for arranging it again with the library system.

Barrage Con Report: As usual the HAKWS did an outstanding job with their two-day regional convention.  Lots of games and lots of gamers as this was a “make up” for not having one in September.  Their official 2018 convention will be 28 and 29 September so mark your calendars now.

16-18 February Williamsburg Muster Sponsored by ODMS It will be held at the Clarion Hotel.  For details seewww.hamptonroadsgamers.org.

19-25 Feb. PREZCON.   PREZ CON will again take place at the Doubletree Hotel in Charlottesville.  This is a mega board gaming event. For further details see: http://www.prezcon.com

15-18 Mar Cold Wars.  See wwww.hmgs.com for further details.

Pins: McConnell has had some very nice 1” NOVAG pins made up.  He has donated them to the club and we will sell as a fundraiser.  They cost $3 a piece or 2 for $5. Contact John at:john.e.mcconnell@eds.com  

NOVAG at Huzzah Hobbies:  Dave Luff has arranged for NOVAG to have a table at Huzzah Hobbies on Friday night following the Flames of War afternoon game.  If anyone wants to run a game there, let David know at dluff20164@yahoo.com

“New” Maryland Gaming Group: While at Barrage Con I met Nemo Lionikis who heads up the Columbia Historical Miniatures Gaming Group.  They meet Thursday nights there in Columbia and have been around for almost 30 years.  They play mostly pre 20th Century games and have published a set of Napoleonic Skirmish rules and another for the ACW. For further info Contact Nemo at NemoandJan@gmail.com

For Sale:  Army Aviator Kit Bag.  $20 or best offer Contact Tim Tilson at hmslydia@msn.com

Opponent Wanted:  Retired board gamer looking for opponents to play during the weekday.  Contact Mike at m2alphaomega1@gmail.com

 

MINIATURE GAMING

Herndon Area 

DATE                PERIOD                SCALE                RULES                HOST

1623 Hiddenbrook Dr. Herndon. Start time is 6:30 pm

2 Feb                 WWII                          15mm              Fireball Forward Tilson

Scenario: Sherman San.  23March 1945 Meiktila Burma Colonel Uga, commander of the 49th Artillery Regiment has captured a British Sherman tank.  He organizes an attack on a brigade box held by 1/7 Gurkhas with the tank and his guns that he plans to use at point blank range. Can the Gurkha hold?

Huzzah Hobbies 44927 George Washington Blvd, Ashburn.  Start time is 6:30 pm

2 Feb                 WWII                          20mm              Fireball Forward Patton

Scenario:  Breakout: Avranches Fourth AD’s CCB Col. Dager took command of CCA also and drove into the city from the northeast. As CCA’s 704th TD Bn M-18s entered the outskirts, a platoon of PZ IVs waited in ambush.

9 Feb             Ancients                      15mm              Might of Arms     Taylor

Scenario:  Open.

1623 Hiddenbrook Dr. Herndon. Start time is 6:30 pm

16 Feb          Seven Years War          15mm               Black Powder          Tilson   

Scenario:  Breslau.  22 Nov 1757.  The Duke of Bevern and his Prussian army are outside the city of Breslau with their backs to the city and river. The Duke of Lorraine and the Austrians arrive.  A detachment is sent to demonstrate against the Prussian left wing.  Historically it didn’t do much.  However in this scenario it has a chance to cut off the main army.

16 Feb             Napoleonics               15mm               NB            Taylor     

Scenario:  To Be Determined.   

Huzzah Hobbies 44927 George Washington Blvd, Ashburn.  Start time is 6:30 pm

23 Feb            Early Modern               Naval                        Home        DeWitt

Scenario:  Lepanto.  CANCELLED No game scheduled

 

Sterling Area  Fridays

Date: To Be Determined.   Hosted by David Luff. Start time 6:30 pm.  Modern Armor using Fist Full of TOWS.

David will host this at his home and will scale the game according to participants.  

RSVP mandatory   To play contact him at dluff20164@yahoo.com

Alexandria Area  Fridays

Date: To Be Determined.   Hosted by Dennis Wang  

Scenario:  To Be Determined. For details, please contact Dennis at dw_2000@hotmail.com RSVP mandatory so Dennis can scale the game accordingly.

Date: To Be Determined.   Hosted by Steve Robinson. 

Scenario: To Be Determined For details, please contact Steve  at stevekrobinson@yahoo.com  RSVP mandatory so Steve can scale the game accordingly. 

Dale City - Area 

11 February Sunday Hosted by Ron Prillaman 

Scenario:  To Be Determined.

24 February Saturday Hosted by Ron Prillaman 

Scenario:  To Be Determined. 

For details, please contact Ron at ronalamo@comcast.net 

Fairfax Area Weekends 

Date: To Be Determined Hosted by Jason Weiser

Scenario: Fall of the Reich. Details: Battlegroup Rule used; for further details Jason at jason.weiser@gmail.com

Eagle and Empire 

The Eagle and Empire game schedule is now posted on their Facebook page.  Please consult Facebook for information.

Hobby Works - Friday 

Warhammer & Warhammer 40 is played in a tournament at the Hobbyworks store in the Fair City mall (Corner of Pickett & Main St in Fairfax City). Start time is 4:00 p.m.  Contact Hobbyworks at 703-426-8600 or fairfax40@gmail.com.

Huzzah Hobbies Games start at 6:00 pmish

-Tuesday Malifaux, Warmachine/Hordes and Netrunner LCG Gaming starts at around 6pm 

–Wednesday Ancients/Medieval with a variety of Rule Sets: Fields of Glory/DBM etc.

Starts at 5:00-600 pm.    Contact Mark Bumala at bumala@verizon.net

-Thursday -Thursday Night Gaming Group (TNGG) DBA 15mm Ancients/Medieval                     

For details contact Stephen Gibson sgibson260@cox.net) or see their Yahoo Group for details.

–Friday Flames of War.  Start Time 1:00 pm.  

Folks are invited to push lead and experience the game even if they don't have troops, we normally have loaners 

Specific games are generally not planned in advance as we do all periods and theatres. 

For further info contact Jay Mischo at JMTrinity@aol.com.

DBA

The Washington Area DBA Group hosts occasional events.  

For further info see: www.wdwww.wadbag for details.

Comics and Gaming Fairfax - Sunday

War Hammer at 12:30

  BOARDGAMING 

Alexandria-Arlington Regional Gaming Group Saturday

3 February Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library 5005 Duke St. Alexandria, VA 10:30 am; This group does mostly Euro style wargames: Settlers of Catan, Power Grid, Puerto Rico, Ticket to Ride, Pandemic etc. See their meet up page for further details.

 

Springfield/Franconia Saturday/Sunday

3 February Saturday 0830 Kingstown Game Brigade Kingstowne Center for Active Adults (the Senior Center) 6448 Lansdowne Centre Alexandria VA 22315. (Next to the Kingstown Library)  Board/war gaming such as Axis & Allies, Hammer of the Scots, Sekigahara, GMT games, etc.  Others welcome. For further info contact Malcolm Smith at malcolmsmith@earthlink.net

17 February Saturday Same as above   

Western Fairfax County Friday  

The War and Strategy Gaming Group is a gaming group for young people ages 10 to 16.  They meet monthly at the Cascades Library  (21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls/Sterling) on Sunday afternoons.  Please register to attend. To register, please call 703-444-3228 or register online: Go to http://library.loudoun.gov/ and search the "Events" section for "location" Cascades Library and "audience" Teens.

Loudon County Irregulars 

The Dulles Wargaming Club meets irregularly in Loudon County.  Contact Ben Lacy at benlacy@brittonpublishers.com for further details.

Throughout the Area 

Games Club of Virginia and Games Club of Maryland have good local club activities every week.  Further info see http://www.gamesclubofmd.org/ and for a calendar see: http://www.gamesclubofmd.org/Calendar.asp

    Advanced Squad Leader

The DC Conscripts host a monthly gaming session for ASL one Saturday per month, for further info sees: www.dcconscripts.org

 

Comics and Gaming Fairfax

- Sunday Magic at 12:00

 - Monday Magic at 7:30

- Tuesday Heroclix at 8:00

- Thursday Magic at 7:00; Netrunner at 7:00

- Friday Magic at 7:00

- Saturday Eurogames starting at 1:00 p.m. 

Victory Comics 

- Wednesday Magic the Gathering Standard at 6:30pm and Heroclix at 6:00 (usually a tournament)

- Thursday Board Gaming all day long, Infinity and Malifaux at 6pm, Magic Legacy at 6:30pm 

- Friday Magic with alternating formats each week.

- Saturday Open Gaming (every other week) Magic Draft and Standard (every other week at noon and 4:30pm respectively) and Heroclix For Fun (every Saturday)

- Sunday Magic Draft at Noon and Open Gaming.

Especially Long Board Games 

This board Game Group is just getting established.  They plan to play games that take longer.  See their site on Meet Up.