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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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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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