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News Archive 2015

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Club meeting 27 December 2015

The final meeting of the year was quite an active one. We had three Kings of War games, involving Brett (Kingdoms of Men), Kendall (Ogres), Philip (Kingdoms of Men) and Rob (The Herd). In FOG Napoleonics, Lawrence (1812 Russians) played Mike (1813 French). Al and Kit has a 15mm WWII game using a modified version of the old WRG rules. The 1940 BEF attempted to assault a German defended position. Pictured below are some British infantry occupying Hunterville with supporting machine guns on the hill in the background.

15mm WRG WWII game

Club meeting 13 December 2015

Big FOW game with Kit and Andrew D (US) beat Steve and Mike (German).
FOG-N Lawrence (Russian) drew with Alastair (Anglo-Portuguese)

Clash of Kings 13 December 2015

The second annual Clash of Kings tournament was held at the Mighty Ape HQ. We had four players from our club in the field of 16 - Rob (The Herd), Alan (Goblins), Brett (Kingdoms of Men), and Philip (Kingdoms of Men). Rob took out 3rd place and also was the co-winner of the Best Sport award.

Club meeting 29 November 2015

Kings of War. Alan (Goblins) beat Brett (Kingdoms of Men) 3-1 in the Pillage scenario.
Philip beat Rob in the Invade scenario. Both players used Kingdoms of Men armies.
Brett beat Philip 2-1 in Loot!, again both using Kingdoms of Men.
Rob (Kingdoms of Men) beat Kendall (Ogres), also in Loot!
Fields of Glory - Napoleonics.
Andrew's Prussians defeated Al's Anglo-Portuguese.
Kit (1815 British) played Mike (1813 French)
Alan and Steve had another X-Wings game.

Club meeting 22 November 2015

Kings of War. Alan (Goblins) beat Philip (Kingdoms of Men) in the Loot scenario. Kendall (Ogres) beat Philip (Kingdoms of Men) in a Kill & Pillage scenario.
Fields of Glory - Napoleonics. Brent (Prussians) beat Brett (Austrians).
Andrew (Prussians) played Mike (1813 French)
Flames of War - Kit (US) played Steve (Germans)
To finish off the day, Alan and Steve had an X-Wings game.

Club meeting 8 November 2015

Kings of War. Philip and Rob had a couple of 2000 point games, both using Kingdoms of Men armies and with one win apiece.
Fields of Glory - Napoleonics. Kit's 1815 British beat Kendall's unreformed Russians.
Andrew's revolutionary era Piedmontese defeated Brett's Austrians.

Club meeting 25 October 2015

Just the one game at the club today - Alan and Dan played Kings of War.

HistorX tournament - 24/25 October 2015

Al made the trip to Brisbane to play in the FOG-N tournament over there, picking up the Best Painted Army prize.

Club meeting 11 October 2015

The second day of the POP tournament coincided with a regular club meeting.
FOG-Napoleonics - Kendall (Russians) played Andrew (Mixed Nationality Corps)
Flames of War - Steve (Germans) played Rob (British)

Push of Pike, 10-11 October 2015

1st place - Mark Caunter, Tudor English
2nd place - Richard Foster, Venetian Italians 1534
Next year's POP is likely to have an ECW/TYW theme.

Push of Pike 2015 - 15mm DBR tournament

Club meeting 27 September 2015

Kings of War - Rob (Varangur) played Alan (Goblins) in a 3000 point battle.
DBR - In a training game for Push of Pike, Mike played Philip
FOGN - Andrew (Mixed Nationality Corps) played Kendall (Anglo-Russian expedition 1805) using some experimental rules for unreformed infantry.
FOW - Kit (Germans) played two games against Mike and Steve (both using Soviet armies). Mike also played Lyndon's US forces.

Flames of War

Club meeting 13 September 2015

Kings of War - Alan (Brotherhood) played Kendall (Ogres)
FOG-Napoleonics - Kit (1815 British) played Philip (1814 German Confederation)
Flames of War - Rob's British Airborne had two battles on a Low Countries terrain, the first a training exercise against Lyndon's British Guards, and then against Steve's Germans.

Club meeting 30 August 2015

Kings of War - Alan (Goblins) beat Philip (Kingdoms of Men)
Saga - In 'A feast for crows' Rob (Skraelings) defeated Alan (Normans) and Philip (Byzantines)
FOGN - Al (Peninsular British) played Shaun (Bavarians)
Brent (Prussians) played Kendall (Saxons)

Club meeting 23 August 2015

Club meeting 9 August 2015

Club meeting 26 July 2015

Kings of War goblins and dwarves.

Kings of War - Three games between Alan (Goblins), Philip (Kingdoms of Men) and Rob (Dwarves).

FOGN - Kendall (Mixed Nation Corps) and Andrew (1815 British) playtested the Lutzen scenario.
Brett (Austrians) played Kit (1815 British) in the Salamanca scenario.

Melbourne Napoleonics Tournament 18-19 July 2015

Trophies from the Melbourne Napoleonics competition

Another successful visit to Melbourne for the FOG Napoleonics tournament hosted by the League of Ancients club. There were 8 NZers out of the 22 players, and we took 1st, 3rd and 4th place.

Club meeting 12 July 2015

Saga - Alan (Normans) had a couple of games with James (Norse Gaels)
FOG-N - Two games using the new scenarios from the Melbourne tournament - Brett and Kendall played the Polotsk 1812 scenario, and Kit and Philip played Heilsberg 1807.
Alan and Rob finished the day with a western game, Dead Man's Hand.

11 July 2015
Added a link to a new shop in Hamilton, Game Centre.

Club meeting 28 June 2015

FOG-N - Brent (Prussians) played Kit (British).
Andrew played Brett in the Eylau scenario, as did Kendall and Philip.
FOW - Rob played a couple of games using a German army, first against Mike's Germans and then agains Steve's Rangers.

Club meeting 14 June 2015

Today was the big Waterloo 200th anniversary refight.

NICon 30-31 May 2015

Saga game at NICon 2015 A feast of crows - Saga game at NICon 2015.

Thames hosted its first ever North Island convention. There were lots of small competitions including 25mm DBMM, 15mm FOG Napoleonics, Flames of War, Malifaux, Saga, and others.

Alan and Rob played in the Saga competition, with Rob winning first place with the Skraelings.

In the Field of Glory Napoleonics competition, Brett took first place, Kit was second and Kendall third. Lawrence's army won the Best Painted Army award.

Next year NICon will be held in Hamilton.

Napoleonic game at NICon 2015 The victorious Tyroleans at NICon 2015.

Club meeting 24 May 2015

FOG-N. Three Napoleonics games - Andrew (Russians) played Philip (German Confederation)
Brent (Prussians) played Brett (Austrians)
Kit (British) played Steve (French)
DBR. Grant and John had a 25mm early period game with lots of pikes and gendarmes.
Kings of War. Alan's Forces of Nature fought Rob's Abyssal army.
Saga. Alan, James and Rob finished the day with a three-sided Saga battle.

Club meeting 10 May 2015

There was lots of FOG-Napoleonics happening at the club today - practice games for NICon and the Melbourne tournament, plus some playtesting of the Version 2 rules.
Rob (Poles) beat Philip (Netherlands) in the Hanau scenario.
Andrew (Russians) played Kendall (Prussians)
Al (Anglo-Portuguese) played Mike (French)
Brent (Prussians) played Lawrence (Anglo-Portuguese)
Brett (Austrians) played Steve (French)

Club meeting 26 April 2015

Kings of War:
Today we had five KOW games between Alan (Goblins), Kit (Orcs), Philip (Kingdoms of Men) and Rob (Forces of Nature)
FOG Napoleonics:
Kendall (Prussians) played Mike (French)
Andrew (British) played Shaun (French)

Club meeting 12 April 2015

Kings of War:
Philip (Kingdoms of Men) beat Alan (Goblins) - Loot scenario
Rob (Kingdoms of Men) beat Philip (Kingdoms of Men) - Kill and Pillage scenario
Rob (Kingdoms of Men beat Alan (Goblins) - Pillage scenario
FOG Napoleonics:
Brett (Tyrolean revolt) beat Kendall (Prussian guards)
Matt playing in his first game using Anglo-Portuguese beat Kendall (Prussians)
Flames of War
Kit (Americans) played Mike (Germans)

Kings of War Goblins v Kingdoms of Men
A Goblin horde fighting Kingdoms of Men elite pikemen.

Kiwi DBA forum

A new forum for Kiwi DBA players has recently been launched.

NatCon 2015, 3-5 April

NatCon was held at the James Cook High School. Rob played in the Early War FOW competition with the LRDG, and Alan played in FoG-Ancients. As usual we had several players in FOG-Napoleonics (Al, Andrew, Brett, Kendall, Kit, Mike, Philip, Shaun and Stu). Andrew won first place using a Russian army. There are some pictures of Stu's battles on the Napoleonic page.

NatCon 2016 will be held in Upper Hutt.

Club meeting 29 March 2015

Rob and Alan had a game of Kings of War and then a Saga game between the Saracens and Skraelings. At the end of the battle there was just one Skraeling standing!
There were several practice games for NatCon. Grant (Aztecs) played Mike (Spanish) in DBR. In FOGN, Philip (Anglo-Netherlands 1815) played Mike (French 1814) and Shaun (French 1812) played Al (Anglo-Portuguese 1812).

Club meeting 22 March 2015

Kings of War. Philip (Kingdoms of Men) played Rob (Dwarfs) using the Beta version of the new rules.
DBA. Grant and John had an Aztec v Conquistador game. A win to the Aztecs.
FOGN. Al (British and Spanish) played Mike (French)
Brett (French) played Andrew (Russian)
Kendall (Prussian) played Stu (Saxon)
Flames of War. Steve (Finns) played Rob (LRDG)
Steve (Germans) played Kit (Soviets)

Flames of War Germans v Soviets
Germans v Soviets

Club meeting 8 March 2015

Games at the club today:
Kings of War. Alan's goblin army took on Rob's forces of Nature.
Saga. Greg and John had a couple of Saga games.
FoG-N. Lawrence (Anglo-Portuguese 1812) played Philip (Anglo-Netherlands 1815) in a drawn game, with the points advantage to Lawrence.
Flames of War. Steve used his new American army in a game against Kit. The German Panzers defeated the US Rifle company in a Normandy battle.

Battlecry 21-22 February 2015

This year Battlecry was held at a new venue, the Remuera Bridge Club hall. We had players in the Flames of War, FOG Napoleonics and Moderns competitions.
Lee took second place in the FOW competition, using a Puma company. In the Napoloeonics Kit took first place using 1815 British.

Club meeting 8 February 2015

Games at the club today:
Three games of FoG-N, getting ready for Battlecry coming up soon, and also some Flames of War.

Annual General Meeting 25 January 2015

CanCon 24-26 January 2015

Al Donald won second place in the FOG Napoleonics competition using a Peninsula British army.

Club meeting 11 January 2015

FOGN. Andrew D (British 1814) played Kendall (Wallmoden's Corps 1813)
Brett (Austrian) played Brent (1813 Prussian) in the Quatre Bras scenario
FOW games had Gervais beating Steve then Kit defeating Steve
Rob, Alan, Greg and others played SAGA.


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