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FOW Tournament 19 September

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 03, 2009 8:05 pm    Post subject: FOW Tournament 19 September

Flames of War: 19 September @1000 we will be setting up with an expected play time of 1030. The scheme of the game will be a mega battle with players sides being determined once we have a count of nation types playing. Pending on who shows up, we might play as mixed nations or go Axis v Allies. Although I have never used this format for a tournament, a large table can allow us to tutor new players but still maintain an atmosphere of competition. To play will cost $10 at the door with:
45% of the door going to best General;
25% to second place
30% to best paints
Last place will get their $10 back as gesture of "come play again."

Based on who turns out for play will decided the mission and who will ultimately end up on defense and who will get offense.

1250 point lists generated from either Africa or Ostfront. In case we have an odd number of players, come prepared with two separate 1250 company lists (if possible).

Hero characters are welcome in the match.

Scoring is determined by:
Claiming/maintaining your victory marker + 5 points
Fail to maintain or capture your victory marker - 4
Assist in capturing/maintaining an allies victory marker + 3
If assisted in capturing or maintaining a victory marker you gain + 2
Slay an enemy platoon + 2 points
Loose a platoon - 1 point

Points are tallied at the end of the mission as the field of battle will shift based on those cursed D6's.

Ties on scoring will split the winnings

Best paint cannot also take best general

Best in paint is determined by the staff as an independent party.

I have had positive contact with BF in New Zealand and I definitely have prize support coming for Tactical Solution 2009; and I might get some for this event. I will post as information becomes available.

Table space for this event has been reserved

If you have questions, please contact Bill at caisson-c473 @ juno.com

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 7:27 pm    Post subject: Re: Tournament 19 September

Use of Mid-war monsters is allowed for this match.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:46 pm    Post subject: Re: Tournament 19 September

Primary List: Finnish Infantry Company
[050] HQ
[170] 1st Jalavlaki (Three Squads / CMD SMG)
[220] 2nd Jalavlaki (Four Squads / CMD SMG)
[205] 7.5cm 97/38 AT Gun / Four Support Squads
[125] 81mm Mortars (Three Squads)
[475] T-34 (3 x Tanks)

1245 Total list
Source: OSTFRONT

Reserve List: German Grenadiers
[045] HQ (Pz Knacker / SMG)
[205] 1st Grenadier (4 x squads)
[160] 2nd Grenadier (3 x squads)
Both Platoon Leaders equipped with SMG and PZ Knacker
[305] StuG F (3 x tanks)
[225] Marder III (7.62cm) (2 x tanks)
[155] HS-129 Limited Air
1250 Total
Source: OSTFRONT

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 16, 2009 8:12 pm    Post subject: Re: FOW Tournament 19 September

Scoring Best in Paints:
5 points: Historical write up (the better the history / story, the more points)
This can be fiction or historical non-fiction
1: This xx is the nations finest troops...now give me a prize
2: This xx is the nations finest troops and they come from this
lovely part of the Empire...now give me a prize
3: Love letters, dispatches and maps are all in the write up
4: I write so well that you feel you are in combat...duck!
5: I am Tom Clancy and I decided to make a write up...it should
make the New York Times this week.


5 points: Painting quality
1: black primer
2: base colors
3: details of uniform are highlighted
4: detailed painting and creative skills are applied
5: It's alive!

5 points: Accuracy of model (based off of images submitted with models
or out of FOW Intelligence books) Please provide your reference
to the judges.

The Merlyns staff will be judging this event.
Best in paint cannot be the Best General.

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