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Borderwars 2015
May 1-3 , 2015
Kansas City, KS

Still at the NEW LOCATION!

OVERLAND PARK RAMADA

7240 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Overland Park, KS

Jes down the road a little piece & Free Wi-Fi!


HOURS:

Friday - 3PM-Midnight
Saturday - 8AM-Midnight
Sunday - 10AM-4PM

Convention theme:

Everything but Waterloo!

Quatre Bras, Ligny, Wavre, OK!

But NO WATERLOO!


DBA-RRR TOURNAMENT!

SATURDAY MAY 2ND. 11am signup, Noon start.

Theme - the Renaissance!

Their will be four one hour rounds.

RRR is DBA played using the standard rules with some modifications that reflect the Renaissance.

Army lists are available from Steve Gross.

Loaner armies will available to those who might need one.

Tournament Directors: Steve Gross & Mike Sanderson


Borderwars is proud to again host the

Highlander CCG Regional Championships!

Highlander Cube Tournament

Friday May 1
7pm - Midnight : Midwest Regional Two Headed Giant Championship (Male/Female)

Saturday May 2:
8am - 1pm : Midwest Regional Type One Championship
2pm - 7pm : Midwest Regional Type Two Championship
8pm - Midnight : Midwest Sealed Deck Championship

The Sealed Deck event costs $25 and includes a Sealed Deck. The Sealed Deck event will be using the Cube, boosters will be drafted from the Cube.

Tournament Director: Steve Rice


Games at Borderwars 2015

Dates & Times Subject to Change (and how!)

Contact HAHMGS to put on a game at the show.

ACW, Napoleonic, WWII, WWI, 7YW, AWI, Steampunk, DBA & More!


All games and times subject to change. And how!

FRIDAY

Door opens at 4pm

FRIDAY AFTERNOON

 

1940 GLOBAL AXIS & ALLIES

The BIG worldwide version. The one they stole from the late Mike Duffield.

THE AXIS POWERS ARE ON THE MOVE! THEY ARE READY TO PLACE 1 AND ALL UNDER THEIR BOOT HEELS. CAN YOU AS THE ALLIES UNITE, TURN BACK THE TRI-PARTE THAT PLANS TO DOMINATE THE WORLD, & PRESERVE DEMOCRACY & THE FREE WORLD? BUILD! PLAN! FIGHT! MAKE THE OTHER POOR SOUL DIE FOR THEIR COUNTRY! ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED.

ALL DAY FRIDAY THE GAMES WILL RUN CONTINUOUS FROM 1 SESSION TO THE NEXT.

2ND EDITION OR THE ALPHA 3 RULES WILL BE USED.

Presented by Bob Roby

FRIDAY EVENING

Leiberkolwitz: The Austrian Assault!
PERIOD: Napoleonic
SCALE: 25mm
PLAYERS: 4-6+
LENGTH: 3-4 hours
RULES: If only we could all be Napoleon (modified)

Murat was not supposed to get involved, but now a fight rages along the entire southern flank of Leipzig. At 2pm, the Austrian Army gets the word to turn Murat's left flank by seizing the town of Leiberkolwitz by itself. Can the Austrians capture the town and outflank the French Grand Battery on the Pratzen Height.

The land of Murderers!

PERIOD: Napoleonic
SCALE: 15mm
PLAYERS: 2-4
LENGTH: 1-3 hours
RULES: HOTT Modified

The 4th Saxon division is tasked with moving down a valley to put down the Tyroleon rebellion. To do so, they must enter what the rank and file is already calling 'the land of murderers.' Guerilla warfare circa 1809.

Presented by Bill Boyle

Leyte Gulf

WWII Naval / 3-4 players

Carrier air-strikes, Battleships-battling, Kamikazies, Submarines, day & night actions in the Phillipines using Lou Coatney's The greatest naval battle of ALL TIME!! rules.

Presented by Harold Morgan

D6 Ancients

PERIOD: Ancient (duh)
SCALE: 15mm
PLAYERS: 2-6
LENGTH: 1-2 hours
RULES: D6 Ancients

Players face off 1 on 1 commanding the great armies of antiquity (at least what I’ve got painted so far) using a simple rules system. However, The armies have their own strengths and weaknesses that give each its own particular historical “flavor”. Players have up to 8 armies to choose from. Interested players can find the rules for free at johnswargames.wordpress.com.

“Original” Bob Vetter

Saturday

Door opens at 8am

Saturday Morning

Not your Grandfather's Napoleonics!

PERIOD: Napoleonics
SCALE: 25mm operational
PLAYERS: 6-8
LENGTH: 3-4 hours
RULES: Knappoleonics

Presented by George Knapp

Napoleonic War in 25mm. No experience necessary. Games take about two hours to play

The latest from Rothery award winner George Knapp. Using his patented, effortless to learn, a lifetime to master, rules system! A can't miss game!

This event will be running all day on saturday with one game after another.

Presented by George Knapp

LIGNY: The Eagles Last Triumph!

PERIOD: Napoleonic
SCALE: 15mm
PLAYERS: 4-7
LENGTH: 2-4 hours
RULES: ?Neil Thomas Napoleon rules

?1815 and Napoleon attacks the Prussians at LIGNY!

At the field of Ligny, the Prussian I, II and III Corps concentrated to face the French invaders. "Ligny was ablaze from end to end. The smoke and heat became insufferable, and the Frenchmen and Prussians moved in a grimy, reddish haze. The battlefield became hell on earth!

Presented by Bill Boyle

1940 GLOBAL AXIS & ALLIES

The BIG worldwide version. The one they stole from the late Mike Duffield.

THE AXIS POWERS ARE ON THE MOVE! THEY ARE READY TO PLACE 1 AND ALL UNDER THEIR BOOT HEELS. CAN YOU AS THE ALLIES UNITE, TURN BACK THE TRI-PARTE THAT PLANS TO DOMINATE THE WORLD, & PRESERVE DEMOCRACY & THE FREE WORLD? BUILD! PLAN! FIGHT! MAKE THE OTHER POOR SOUL DIE FOR THEIR COUNTRY! ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED.

ALL DAY SATURDAY THE GAMES WILL RUN CONTINUOUS FROM 1 SESSION TO THE NEXT.

2ND EDITION OR THE ALPHA 3 RULES WILL BE USED

The Last King!

Period: Ancient
Scale: 28mm
Players: 2-6
Length: 1-3 hours
Rules: Causus Belli

The last independent Hellenistic king attempts to stem the Roman tide.

A Pontic Army from the Mithradatic Wars versus a Marian/Caesarian Army with the battlefield near Chaeronia in Greece. Mithradates makes another stab at stemming the Roman tide!

Presented by John Gleason

Saturday Afternoon

Avalon Hill Diplomacy (noon start)

WWI Strategic / 5-7 players / Boardgame

This classic game of pure negotiation. If you know how to write, and how to stab someone in the back while shaking thier hand, then you already know how to play.

In the game, players represent one of the seven "Great Powers of Europe" (Great Britain, France, Austria, Germany, Italy, Russia or Turkey) in the years prior to World War I.

There are only two kinds of military units: armies and fleets. On any given turn, each of your military units has limited options: they can move into an adjoining territory, support an allied unit in an attack on an adjoining territory, support an allied unit in defending an adjoining territory, or hold their position.

Players instruct each of their units by writing a set of "orders." The outcome of each turn is determined by the rules of the game. There are no dice rolls or other elements of chance.

It's the most pure wargame and RPG ever, at the same time!

Presented by Mike Schnebly

Sidi Regehz: Operation Crusader

PERIOD: WWII
SCALE: N Scale
PLAYERS: 4-7
LENGTH: 1-3 hours
RULES: Kiss Rommel "D12 Variant"

Brit's advance toward Tobruk at the Sidi Regehz airfield where the German/Italians counter-attacked from the flanks - The Brit force is driving across the table toward the airfield while the Axis forces are on defense to hold the airfield/town!

Presented by Harold Morgan

1940 GLOBAL AXIS & ALLIES

Continues, see Saturday Morning

Not your Grandfather's Napoleonics!

Continues, see Saturday Morning.

All Quiet on the Martian Front

Period: WWI-Martian Invasion
Scale: 15mm
Players: 6-8
Length: 4-5 hours
Rules: All Quiet on the Martian Front

The Martians have invaded for a second time and the world is at war!

All Quiet on the Martian Front is a game with WWI-like weapons and Martian Advanced Technology, that breathes new life into the Classic Earth Invasion.

Set in the beginning of the second decade of the Twentieth Century. All Quiet on the Martian Front starts in an exciting time that’s filled with the smoke of countless factories creating the first tanks, automobiles, aeroplanes, lightning guns and more. Larger than life historical figures like Teddy Roosevelt, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and many others lead the fight against the soulless Martian invaders.

Presented by Todd Carter

Saturday Evening

Battle of Guildford Courthouse.

PERIOD: AWI
SCALE: 15mm
PLAYERS: 4-6
LENGTH: 3-4 hours
RULES: The Times That Try Men’s Souls (Final Ed.)

After his masterful handling of the Race to the Dan, General Greene has decided to stop running and fight. He has chosen the area around the Guildford Courthouse for his defense. His pursuer, General Cornwallis is more than happy to oblige him. Players will refight the pivotal battle that decides whether Cornwallis’s final destiny will be control of the Southern colonies or surrender at Yorktown.

Presented by “Original” Bob Vetter

RAISING THE CLANS!

PERIOD: Jacobite
SCALE: 15mm
PLAYERS: 4-6
LENGTH: 2-4 hours
RULES: Fast Play 18th Cent rules

One player is the bonny prince and one is a King George. The rest of the players are the heads of european states that may , or may not , support the Jacobites. The player who spends the least for the most influence, with either George or the Prince, wins. Only George and the Bonny Prince fight battles, the rest of the players politic.

Presented by Bill Boyle

Operation Zhitomir

WWII operational

4-8 players

Rules: KISS Rommel
November, 1943, Eastern Front: Fourth Panzer Army is ordered to recapture Zhitomir. It has been given the largest concentration of armor available, including the 1st, 7th, 19th and 25th Panzer Divisions, the 1st SS Panzer Division LSSAH and a battlegroup from the 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich. The opponent is the Soviet 3rd Guards Tank Army.

Quick to learn rules make this game a great introduction to historical miniatures. And it's operational scale is a fresh approach to pushing lead for experienced miniature players.

Sunday

Door opens at 10am

BATTLETECH: SHOWDOWN ON THE ROCK

Early morning patrols suck, but finding out you are one of eight surviving 'Mechwarriors on the planet with only four cargo bays available in the last remaining DropShip made your bad day worse.

The were two Merc units stuck on this far periphery mining colony. All was going well, easy money protecting your clients, the occasional brawl in a local bar with the rival Mercs on the planet (you really never did like them), and not a pirate to be seen. Easy money until the reactor blew and all civilization on the planet was placed in jeopardy. Luckily, your team was on patrol when disaster struck. Rushing back to the colony with a radioactive dust cloud chasing you, you find one Leopard class DropShip at the spaceport. Oh, and it looks like a your rivals survived and are heading towards the same DropShip.

Who gets a ride off this rock and who gets left behind to cook in the radiation cloud? Good luck!

All pilots are G3/P4. ALL MECHS & MECH SHEETS WILL BE PROVIDED.

Presented by Bob Roby


War of the Ring (second edition)

Come learn how to play the great boardgame from Ares based onTolkien's, THE LORD OF THE RINGS!

As the Free Peoples player you command the proud hosts of the most important kingdoms of the Third Age. From the horse-lords of Rohan to the soldiers of Gondor and the Elven lords of Rivendell, you lead the defense of the last free realms of Middle-earth. Face the evil minions of Sauron on the field of battle in a desperate attempt to delay their onslaught, while you lead the Fellowship of the Ring in the Quest for Mount Doom.

As the Shadow player you lead the hordes of the Dark Lord and his most powerful minions as they try to bring darkness to Middle-earth. Legions of Orcs, Trolls, Wolfriders and the dreadful Ringwraiths await your command. Hunt the Ring-bearer and bring the precious Ring to his Master, or crush your enemies with your unstoppable armies.

Presented by Jon Hook

Operation Zhitomir

WWII operational

4-8 players

Rules: KISS Rommel
November, 1943, Eastern Front: Fourth Panzer Army is ordered to recapture Zhitomir. It has been given the largest concentration of armor available, including the 1st, 7th, 19th and 25th Panzer Divisions, the 1st SS Panzer Division LSSAH and a battlegroup from the 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich. The opponent is the Soviet 3rd Guards Tank Army.

Quick to learn rules make this game a great introduction to historical miniatures. And it's operational scale is a fresh approach to pushing lead for experienced miniature players.

Date & time TBA

POLAND IS, MINE?

Napoleon has been defeated, but how to divide up the spoils? Russia, Prussia and Austria all want Poland. Who will get it?

6-8 players, 25mm Napoleonic.

DRESDEN: The Young Guard Attack!
PERIOD: Napoleonic
SCALE: 25mm
PLAYERS: 6-10+
LENGTH: 4+ hours
RULES: If only we could all be Napoleon (modified)

Dresden 26th, 1813-The allies had pounced on a segment of the Grand Armee at Dresden. Pleased with their success, they halted their attacks planning to finish the French off the next day. But Napoleon arrived with the rest of the Armee overnight, and dawn of the 27th saw the Marie Louise's of the Young Guard attacking Wittgenstein's Russians on the allied right. Murat was in the process of rolling up the Austrians on the allied left. If the Russians gave way the entire allied army was in danger of being destroyed. A straight up slugfest, French Young Guard Vs Russian Infantry, lots of Russian Infantry. It was Quality Vs Quantity in what was Napoleons last great victory before Leipzig.

 

CHECK BACK FOR DATES AND TIMES AS MORE GAMES ARE ADDED

 

RPGKC IN THE HOUSE!!!

Hey! The guys from RPGKC will have a bunch of them Euro-Games to play at the show. Check em out and get the details about the Mid-West Gamefest coming up in November!

And we'll have a passel of other boardgames for people to play, including:

  • Gangland; the card game
  • Nuclear War: the card game
  • Naval War: the card game
  • House Divided: GDW boardgame
  • All kindsa DORK games
  • Junta
  • Hacker
  • Snuffy Smith's HOOTIN HOLLER BUG DERBY!

Doors open at 4pm Friday!

 


DEALERS...SO FAR...

  • Good Old Weird Harold's Old Boardgames
  • IALLM Books
  • George Knapp
  • Buck-a-Fig
  • Outland Game & Hobby
  • DICEYDECOR Not your average gaming gear!
  • Jr's Collectables. Highlander and magic cards!
  • and more to come!
    Contact HAHMGS to be a vendor at the show.

>>>Reserve your $79 hotel room by April 20th!<<<

for Borderwars 2015

To make reservations call the Ramada Hotel, Overland Park, Kansas, directly at 913-262-3010.

Ramada offers:

· Large spacious King and Double rooms with flat screen TV, refrigerator and all the amenities of a 3 star hotel.

· Complimentary Hot/Cold Breakfast with fresh fruit

· Free Wi-Fi

· Free 24 Hour Fitness

· Large enclosed Courtyard with:

o Large Indoor Heated Swimming Pool

o Indoor Badminton Court

o Pool Table, Air-Hockey Table, and arcade

o Many areas to lounge in soft chairs and sofas to visit with family and friends outside of the sleeping room.

 


ADMISSION:

AT THE DOOR:

  • 1-Day Pass - $15.00
  • Weekend Pass - $25.00

HMGS/RPGKC MEMBERS:

  • 1-Day Pass - $10.00
  • Weekend Pass - $20.00

$5.00 OFF WITH STUDENT/MILITARY I.D.

IN ADVANCE:

  • Weekend Pass - $20.00

Send check or money order payable to HAHMGS to:

HAHMGS
PO Box 216
White City, KS  66872


 


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