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MayDay Wargame Convention 2017

MayDay Wargame Convention

Saturday, 6 May 2017 from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM (MDT)

MayDay Wargame Convention 2017

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MayDay 2017 7 Registrations 5 May 2017 Free  

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  MAYDAY 2017 SCHEDULE   SATURDAY 6TH MAY, 2017      
THEME / TIME AM 9:30 - 12:30 Max PM 1:30 - 4:30 Max EVENING 5:30 - 8:30 Max
NAPOLEONIC - MINIATURES BATTLE OF KULM, 1813 6 BATTLE OF KULM, 1813 6    
FANTASY FROSTGRAVE 4     ZOMBICIDE - BLACK PLAGUE 6
MEDIEVAL / ANCIENTS - MINIATURES LION RAMPANT 6
DBA TOURNAMENT 8 BATTLE OF ILIPA 206BC 6
MINIATURES IMPERIAL SKIES 4 BLOOD & PLUNDER 2    
DZC TOURNAMENT - MINIATURES DROPZONE COMMANDER TOURNAMENT 8 DROPZONE COMMANDER TOURNAMENT 8 DROPZONE COMMANDER TOURNAMENT 8
BOARDGAMES     MARE NOSTRUM: EMPIRES 5 SPARTACUS 7
OPEN GAMING - MINIATURES OPEN GAMING - MINIATURES 8 OPEN GAMING - MINIATURES 8 OPEN GAMING - MINIATURES 8
OPEN GAMING - BOARDGAMES OPEN GAMING - BOARDGAMES 8 OPEN GAMING - BOARDGAMES 8 OPEN GAMING - BOARDGAMES 8
GAME EXCHANGE GAME EXCHANGE   GAME EXCHANGE   GAME EXCHANGE  

 

MayDay 2017 will take place on Saturday 6th May, 2017 at Grandin Clubhouse, 5 Grenfell Ave., St Albert, AB T8N 0Y8

THERE WILL BE NO ENTRANCE FEE FOR MAYDAY 2017, BUT WE WILL BE COLLECTING SUITABLE FOOD ITEMS / DONATIONS FOR THE ST. ALBERT FOOD BANK AND WE ENCOURAGE ALL ATTENDEES TO BRING SOME ITEMS TO DONATE. THANK YOU.

 

MayDay 2017 Schedule

Doors open: 9:00AM

Register / Sign -in: 9:00AM – 9:30AM

AM Gaming session: 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Lunch break: 12:30PM – 1:30PM

PM Gaming session: 1:30PM – 4:30PM

Supper break: 4:30PM – 5:30PM

EVE Gaming session: 5:30PM – 8:30PM

Games end: 8:30PM

Clean up: 8:30PM – 9:00PM

 

 

MayDay 2017 Game Descriptions

Note: the game host may also be playing in some games.

BATTLE OF KULM, 1813

Period/Category: Napoleonic

Host: Steve

Max players: 6

Figures: 28mm

Rule set: Piquet: Field of battle (with house rules).

Note: This game runs for two sessions.

On the retreat from Napoleon’s victory at Dresden, Forces of the 6th coalition clash with French pursuers somewhere near Kulm. But have the French been too hasty in their pursuit? Everything will be provided.

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FROSTGRAVE

Period/Category: Fantasy

Host: Terry

Max players: 4

Figures: 28mm

Rule set: Frostgrave (Osprey)

A magic fountain, said to increase the knowledge of the wizard who drinks from it, lies amongst the streets of Felstad.

Lead your warband to discover if this is true!

Everything will be provided

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LION RAMPANT

Period/Category: Medieval

Host: Dennis

Max players: 6

Figures: 28mm

Rule set: Lion Rampant

Ambush in the "Pale". An English force escorting a convoy of wagons is ambushed by an Irish force.

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IMPERIAL SKIES

Period/Category: Steampunk/Sci-Fi

Host: Chen-song

Max players: 4

Figures: 1/2400

Rule set: Imperial Skies

A taskforce of the Kaiser’s ether battleships must destroy British forts near Syrtis Major on Mars. The British will not stand by while this happens…

A YouTube overview of the game system in action:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0au6pFULIQ

 

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DROPZONE COMMANDER TOURNAMENT

Period/Category: Sci-Fi

Host: Brandon

Max players: 8

Figures: 10mm (Players need to bring their own 1500 point army.)

Rule set: Dropzone Commander

3 round 1500 points tournament.

https://www.hawkwargames.com/blogs/events/2017-tournament-pack

Note: This event runs all day. Break schedule may differ from the session times noted above.

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DBA TOURNAMENT

Period/Category: Medieval

Host: Dennis

Max players: 8

Figures: 15mm (Players need to bring their own army – a few will be available to borrow.)

Rule set: De Bellis Antiquitatis 3.0 (DBA)

Any European book 4 army, 15mm medieval. Terrain and battle boards provided though you can bring your own, if you have them.

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BLOOD & PLUNDER

Period/Category: 17th Century skirmish

Host: George

Max players: 2

Figures: 28mm

Rule set: Blood & Plunder by Firelock Games.

17th Century skirmish on the Spanish Main. Land battle.

Firelockgames.com

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MARE NOSTRUM: EMPIRES

Period/Category: Board game – Fantasy / Historical

Host: Carson

Max players: 5

Rules: Base game, no expansions, standard rules

https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/174785/mare-nostrum-empires

How to play from Academy Games

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gl4iOTPyhGo

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ZOMBICIDE – BLACK PLAGUE

Period/Category: Fantasy Boardgame with miniatures

Host: Terry

Max players: 6

Figures: 28mm

Rule set: Zombicide – Black Plague

What is going on? Everyone is turning into Zombies! This must stop!

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BATTLE OF ILIPA 206BC

Period/Category: Ancients

Host: Dennis

Max players: 6

Figures: 15mm

Rule set: Big Battle De Bellis Antiquitatis 3.0 (BBDBA)

Armies will be provided.

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SPARTACUS

Period/Category: Ancient Rome, Boardgame with Miniatures

Host: Craig

Max players: 7

Figures: 1/72

Rule set: Spartacus, A Game of Blood and Treachery, with Serpents and the Wolf plus Shadow of Death Expansions

This is Gale Force Nine’s game of competing Roman Houses. Each player is a house’s Dominus with control over the family’s gladiators, whom they pit against the other families’ gladiators in the arena. Players wager on the outcome of the combat, and all plot and scheme to ensure their chosen gladiator emerges victorious.

https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/128671/spartacus-game-blood-treachery

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OPEN GAMING - MINIATURES

Period/Category: Miniatures

Host: None

Max players: 8

Register for one of these sessions to play miniatures games. Players will need to bring their own figures, scenery etc., or join in with someone else’s game.

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OPEN GAMING - BOARDGAMES

Period/Category: Boardgames

Host: None

Max players: 8

Register for one of these sessions to play boardgames. Players need to bring their own game, or join in with someone else’s game.

GAME EXCHANGE

MayDay 2017 will feature a Game Exchange where attendees can arrange to trade games, miniatures, rules, source books etc. Each registered attendee will be allowed to place up to 5 lots on the Game Exchange table. Forms will be available at sign in.

  • Trades or sales must be made between the attendees and can be done at any time throughout the event.
  • MayDay will not be administering the exchange or collecting any commissions.
  • All items are left at the owner’s risk and remaining items must be removed at the end of the event.

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NOTES:

Thank you to all the game hosts who have volunteered their time to run games for us.

We try to keep to the advertised schedule, but sometimes events happen that are beyond our control. The games and schedule are therefore subject to change.

Please print your ticket and bring it to the event for admission. If you cannot attend, please let us know so we can assign your spot in games to someone else.

You do not need to register if you are not planning to play any games, but just want to drop by for a while.

THERE WILL BE NO ENTRANCE FEE FOR MAYDAY 2017, BUT WE WILL BE COLLECTING SUITABLE FOOD ITEMS / DONATIONS FOR THE ST. ALBERT FOOD BANK AND WE ENCOURAGE ALL ATTENDEES TO BRING SOMETHING TO DONATE. THANK YOU.

 

Email:

jonathan@maydayconvention.com

 

REGISTRATION:

On-line in advance: at www.maydayconvention.com

On the day: (subject to availability).

Have questions about MayDay Wargame Convention 2017? Contact MayDay Wargame Convention

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Grandin Clubhouse
5 Grenfell Avenue
St. Albert, AB T8N 0Y8
Canada

Saturday, 6 May 2017 from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM (MDT)


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