UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS/NEWS

Guns of August.  26-28 August, Williamsburg VA.  See www.hamptonroadsgamers.org for further details.

NCMSS Fall show.  The National Capital Model Soldier Society show will be held 10 September at Thomas Edison High School  at 5801 Franconia road, Alexandria.  See www.ncmss.org for further details./

Barrage. 30 Sep-1 Oct. Havre de Grace. The HAWKS are making this a two day event. Gaming will start on Friday at noon and at 0800 on Saturday. There will be Flames of War tournaments on Friday and Saturday along with X wing. For more details see: hawks-barrage.org

Fall IN PEL Deadline.   For those wishing to run a game at Fall In ( 4-6 Nov), the PEL deadline is 21 August.  

Casemate Book Sale: See info at bottom of this message.

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

Charity Game Sale.  Fred Bauer of the Kingstown Gaming brigade is again running a sale of used games with the proceeds to be donated to help wounded veterans and their families.  If you have any game you wish to donate, contact Fred at Fred Bauer (retmila2@gmail.com).. The KGB next meets on 27 August at the Kingstowne Center for Active Adults (the Senior Center) 6448 Landsdowne Centre Alexandria VA 22315. (Next to the Kingstown Library).  You can drop your games off then.  The sale will be held on 17-18 September at the same location.

Barrage Con GMs. Our friends the HAWKS will again host Barrage Con, their annual convention, on Friday 30 September 30 and Saturday 1 October in Havre de Grace.  They are looking for GMs.  Find info on how to submit games at www.hawks-barrage.org.

MINIATURE GAMING

 

Herndon Area Fridays

Huzzah Hobbies, 44927 George Washington Boulevard Ashburn VA

 

1.   Schedule Change. The Friday night games have moved temporarily to Huzzah Hobbies while the pool club house is renovated.  The renovation should be done sometime in September.  The Friday schedule is as follows:

 DATE                PERIOD                SCALE                RULES                HOST

19 August            18th C                          15mm              BP                   Tilson

Scenario: Modanna dell Olmo. 30 September 1744 1200 hours.  A Franco-Spanish army is besieging the Piedmontese city of Cueno.  King Chares Emmanuel marches with a relief army. Unfortunately his Austrian allies start the battle a day before he is ready.  Can he break into the city and relieve the garrison?

19 August           Napoleonics                          15mm            Blucher             Taylor 

Scenario:  To Be Determined. Note the game will be not be played using Napoleon’s Battles but rather Blucher.

26 August                   30 Years                      25mm              Warhammer Ancients- ECW               Pournelle/Mischo

Scenario: The Swedes vs the Holy roman Empire.  A classic match up.

26 August                WWI                 15mm              Battlefront WWII            Patton 

Scenario: 1916 Easter Rising 24-25 April 1916 British Prime Minister Herbert Asquith introduced the most recent legislation for Irish home rule in 1912. The ultra-conservatives within Parliament and the gentry blocked every attempt to vote on the Bill. Seeing the resistance within the British Government, Irish independence groups, moderate and radical, attempted to form a plan to free Ireland while Britain was fully engaged in a war on the continent.

 

Alexandria

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 Dennis can scale the game accordingly.

 

Dale City Area

14 August Sunday Hosted by Ron Prillaman

Scenario:  To Be Determined.

 

27 August Saturday Hosted by Ron Prillaman

Scenario:  To Be Determined. 

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

 

Fairfax Weekends

Date to Be Determined Hosted by Jason Weiser

Scenario: Battlegroup: Fall of the Reich rules

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. If you don't have troops, come anyway as 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

 

Comics and Gaming Fairfax - Sunday

War Hammer at 12:30

  BOARDGAMING 

 Alexandria-Arlington Area Regional Gaming Group (AARGH)

See their Meet Up page for further details.

Springfield – Saturday and Sunday

13 August Saturday Kingstown Game Brigade  Kingstowne Center for Active Adults (the Senior Center) 6448 Landsdowne 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

27 August Saturday 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.