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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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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 Unboxing of the Flames of War Game Night Organized Play Kit

Unboxing of the Flames of War Game Night Organized Play Kit

With the help of a couple of my fellow Able Kompany buddies, Andrew Hopson  and Chris Fretts, we took a look at Battlefront’s “Flames of War Game Night Organised Play Kit.”  The Play Kit is geared toward store owners and gaming clubs to “spice up” the casual pick-up game.  The kit provides a structure and …

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Chris Jackson Combined Arms Strategies for Team Yankee

Combined Arms Strategies for Team Yankee

by Chris Jackson Modern combat is designed around the combined arms concept.  All branches of the military work in coordination to achieve an effect greater than they would achieve if they worked separately.  This concept translates into Flames of War game mechanics, and when a combined arms list is placed into the hands of someone …

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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 2017 Rankings Survey Results – Part 1

2017 Rankings Survey Results – Part 1

From  9/4/2017 to 10/4/2017 we conducted an internet survey. We sent invitations to potential respondents by various means: email to all the Tournament Organizers in the Rankings’ database, on the Flames of War Forum, and on the Flames of War and Flames of War – Officially Unofficial Facebook groups. The survey was organized into different …

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