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 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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Flames of War Wolfkrieg 2018

Wolfkrieg 2018

I spent a couple of days in Elizabethtown, Kentucky to attend Wolfkrieg. Initiated in 2009, it is one of the longest FOW annual tournament events in the country. Wolfkrieg has always been a Red on Blue themed tournament, and this year was no different, with its theme being D-Day In the first installment of Joe’s …

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Flames of War 2017 Rankings Survey Results – Part 2 of 2

2017 Rankings Survey Results – Part 2 of 2

In part 1 we looked at the profile of a FOW/TY player in North America.  Link – 2017 Rankings Survey Results – Part 1 In this article, we examine the what, where and how people play FOW/TY. Painting is a big part of the hobby.  Unlike other miniature systems, FOW/TY players take their painting quite seriously. …

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Flames of War A New Year, A New Beginning

A New Year, A New Beginning

At the beginning of November, starting a website was not on my radar.  But with the news that WWPD (the former host of the North America Flames of War/Team Yankee Rankings) was going to shut down their site, Rankings needed to find a new home.  This presented an opportunity to create a site that was …

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