UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS/NEWS

31 December/1 January   Washington Gamers Association (WGA) Annual New Year's Eve Party  will be held at : Comfort Suites Dulles Airport 13980 Metrotech Drive Chantilly, VA 20151 (703) 263-2007.  Gaming will be from December 31, 2015 8:00 pm to January 1, 2016 8:00 am.  Cost:$15.00 (plus handling fee) through http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2469069 (until Midnight, 30 December) Or $20.00 at the door  Registration includes WGA dues for 2016. Events: * Food and drink * Iron Man Tournament: earn points for every game played weighted by the estimated duration of the game. * Door prizes

 

31 January Annual NOVAG/Potomac Wargamers  Winter Game Day.   The annual Winter Game day will be held at the Centreville Library starting at 1:00 pm.  Those interested in running a game should contact Tim Tilson at hmslydia@msn.com  PEL to be published in mid to late January.

 

22-28 Feb PREZCon. The Mid Winter The Winter national Game convention.  95 Board game Tournaments and 50 Demo games.  Held in Charlottesville VA.  For further details see: http://www.prezcon.com

 

17-20 March Cold Wars.  Assuming the new owners of the Host don’t change this, HMGS will hold its winter con in Lancaster Pa for further details see www.hmgs.org.

 

Pins.  John McConnell has had some very nice 1” NOVAG pins made up.  He has donated them to the club and we will sell as a fund raiser.  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 want to run a game there, let David know at  dluff20164@yahoo.com

 MINIATURE GAMING

 

Herndon Area - Friday Nights

DATE                PERIOD                SCALE                RULES                HOST                 LOCATION

1 Jan                NO GAME

8 Jan                   WWII                          15mm                           Fireball                Tilson                  1623 Hiddenbrook Dr. Herndon, VA

Scenario:   16 March 1944.  Bunker Hill.  The 9th Jat Machine Gun Bn. has been sent to help defend the supply dump of the 17th Indian Infantry Division. Maj Sueki of III Bn 215th Infantry, 33rd Division, prepares his battalion for a night assault on the most important hill in the defense perimeter.  Can the Jats hold out??

15 Jan                 Ancients                      15mm                            MofA                                             1623 Hiddenbrook Dr. Herndon, VA            

Scenario:   To Be Determined.

22 Jan                 18th C                          15mm                  Black Powder             Tilson          1623 Hiddenbrook Dr. Herndon, VA

Scenario: 17 April 1746. Culloden.  The Duke of Cumberland has cornered Bonnie Prince Charlie and the highland/Jacobite army.  The Jacobite cause hinges on this one final battle.  Will the Scotts regain their independence or will the Hanoverians crush the highlands.

22 Jan               Napoleonics         15mm                           NB                      Meymarian         1623 Hiddenbrook Dr. Herndon, VA

Scenario:  To Be Determined.

29 Jan               ACW                             10mm              Altar of Freedom            Patton         Huzzah Hobbies 44927 George Washington Boulevard, Ashburn

Scenario:   31 December 1862           Stones River   Confederate General Bragg, in his most audacious move yet, struck the right flank of Rosecrans army as its men prepared breakfast. A stalwart defense by Gen. Sheridan’s division with their back to the river helped prevent a rout of the Federals. 

29 Jan              WWII-Air                       TBD                    Check Your six           DeWitt         Huzzah Hobbies 44927 George Washington Boulevard, Ashburn

 

Alexandria Fridays 

Date: To Be Determined. Hosted by Dennis Wang. ScenarioTo 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 Dennis can scale the game accordingly.

 

Dale City Weekends

10 Jan Hosted by Ron Prillaman

ScenarioTBD Ron at ronalamo@comcast.net                 

                                                                                

23 Jan Hosted by Ron Prillaman

ScenarioTBD Ron at ronalamo@comcast.net 

 

Fairfax Weekends

Date to Be Determined Hosted by Jason Weiser

Scenario: Rules used are Battlegroup Fall of the Reich. Details: For further details Jason at jason.weiser@gmail.com

                                                                                

Eagle and Empire - Thursday

Warhammer Fantasy.  Starting at 7:00 p.m.

 Eagle and Empire - Saturday 

Warmachine starting at 12:00

Hobby Works - Friday 

Warhammer and Warhammer 40 are 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 - Tuesday

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

Huzzah Hobbies - Thursday

Ancients/Medieval 15mm DBA Games start around 6:00 pm

Thursday Night Gaming Group (TNGG).  For details contact Stephen Gibson sgibson260@cox.net) or see their Yahoo Group for details.

Huzzah Hobbies –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.

 

Victory Comics  - Wednesday

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

 

Victory Comics - Thursday

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

 

Victory Comics - Friday

Magic with alternating formats each week

 

Victory Comics - 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)

 

Victory Comics - Sunday

Magic Draft at Noon and Open Gaming

 

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Comics and Gaming Fairfax - Sunday

War Hammer at 12:30

  BOARDGAMING 

 Alexandria-Arlington Area Regional Gaming Group (AARGH)

See their Meet Up page for details of this month’s meeting.

 

Springfield – Saturday and Sunday

6 Dec Saturday 0830   (Note time change) 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 Fred Bauer at militarylaw@erols.com

19 – 20 Dec Saturday – Sunday Same as above 

 

Comics and Gaming Fairfax - Sunday

Magic at 12:00 pm

Comics and Gaming Fairfax - Monday

Magic at 7:30 pm

Comics and Gaming Fairfax - Tuesday

Heroclix at 8:00 pm

Comics and Gaming Fairfax - Thursday

Magic at 7:00 pm

Netrunner at 7:00 pm

Comics and Gaming Fairfax - Friday

Magic at 7:00 pm

Comics and Gaming Fairfax - Saturday

Eurogames at 1:00 pm

Western Fairfax County-Friday  

A board game group is meeting in at Affinty Computers on 23035 Douglas Court, Dulles VA.  For further info see: http://www.meetup.com/area42games/

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 Irregular

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 go to www.dcconscripts.org

Epically 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.