Adepicon By The Numbers: Adepticon 2019

By The Numbers: Adepticon 2019

By Chris Fretts Flames of War Late War Nationals was held on Saturday March 30th, 2019 at Adepticon in Schaumburg, IL (Northwest of Chicago).   For mission selections, the More Missions Packet was used. This Article will look at the Mission Mix, and the out comes by Attacker and Defender in those Missions. Tournament Format Era: …

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Adepicon Joe’s Corner: AdeptiCon 2019 Wrap up with Kieth Gilmour.

Joe’s Corner: AdeptiCon 2019 Wrap up with Kieth Gilmour.

Schaumburg, IL – AdeptiCon has grown consistently over the past seventeen years, from the humble 110 person event in 2002, to the amazing 6,500 attendees AdeptiCon hosted in 2019. Over these sixteen years, AdeptiCon has been held at five different venues. They have expanded from a handful of events to well over 460 tournaments, event …

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Flames of War Battle Rankings 2018 Christmas Special

Battle Rankings 2018 Christmas Special

Season Greetings, It’s that time of year to reflect on the past and look forward to the future. Chris Fretts, Andrew Hopson and Joe Lewis discuss the past year and upcoming future of the North America Flames of War and Team Yankee tournament scene. Enjoy, Joe Lewis

Flames of War Designing a Mega-Battle

Designing a Mega-Battle

By Owen McGarel   The recent Toys for Tots Toy Drive gave me an opportunity to try my hand at designing a Mega-Battle. I define the “Mega-Battle” as a single game where you have four or more players and two or more boards. In designing a Mega-Battle, especially one for a Toys for Tots campaign, …

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Flames of War 1st Annual Toys For Tots Toy Drive Wrap Up

1st Annual Toys For Tots Toy Drive Wrap Up

After months of planning, the big day arrived. On December 1st, thirty game stores across the USA and Canada played Flames of War and Team Yankee to collect donations for Toys for Tots.  The official name of the charity is Marine Corps Toys for Tots whose basic mission is to collect new unwrapped toys and …

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By the Numbers By the Numbers: Historicon 2018 Early-War Nationals

By the Numbers: Historicon 2018 Early-War Nationals

By Chris Fretts Here is my breakdown of the Stats and Standings from EW Nationals at Historicon 2018.  Enjoy! Historicon 2018 – 1250 EW Nationals 30 Players EW 1250 points Four 2 Hour Rounds 53 out of 60 Games Completed  (88% of Games) Missions (chosen at Random) Round 1 – Dustup Round 2 – Encounter Round …

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Flames of War Joe’s Corner – Round-table discussion at Nashcon 2018 (and special announcement about 2018 Masters)

Joe’s Corner – Round-table discussion at Nashcon 2018 (and special announcement about 2018 Masters)

    While attending Nashcon 2018, I put together an impromptu round-table with some of the big names in the U.S. Flames of War/Team Yankee tournament scene.  Taking time out of the schedule, I sat down with Tom Burgess, Chris Fretts, Chris Jackson and Andrew Hopson to discuss the “state of the game.”   Topic …

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Adepicon Adepticon 2018: Interview with Peter and John Paul

Adepticon 2018: Interview with Peter and John Paul

By Joe Lewis Enjoy the interview with Battlefront’s Peter Simunovich and John-Paul Brisigotti at AdeptiCon 2018. Some of the topics covered Team Yankee version 2.0 The role “Card Packs” will play for future releases A discussion on the Battlefront Forums and future plans for communicating with the fans Etc. Please any comments down below or on Battle …

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Adepicon Adepticon 2018 Mid-War Nationals: By the Numbers

Adepticon 2018 Mid-War Nationals: By the Numbers

By Chris Fretts Hello All, Here are some facts, figures and numbers from the recent 2018 Adepticon MW Nationals.  Read here and discuss in the Battle Rankings’ Forum (https://battlerankings.com/BB/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=66). Adepticon 2018 – 71pt. MW Nationals 36 Players Mid-War 71 Points Four 2:15 Minute Rounds 68 of 72 Games Completed (94%) Editor’s Note – Historicon 2017 MW …

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Adepicon Adepticon 2018: Wrap Up and Joe’s Corner

Adepticon 2018: Wrap Up and Joe’s Corner

By Joe Lewis Schaumburg, IL – AdeptiCon has grown consistently over the past sixteen years, from the humble 110 person event in 2002, to the amazing 4,500 attendees AdeptiCon hosted in 2018. Over these sixteen years, AdeptiCon has been held at five different venues. They have expanded from a handful of events to well over 460 …

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