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Science Fiction Games event track at Council of Five Nations

Science Fiction  Event Track


Last Update:  Sunday, September 15, 2012

Another popular genre.  If you want to play nothing but science fiction offerings all weekend, we’ve got you covered.



All Weekend


SFB Tournament * Star Fleet Battles
SFB * $ 5
Game Master: Ken Kazinski * 42 Players * Teen14
Star Fleet Battles is an intricate game of ship-to-ship combat in the classic Star Trek universe (the one Kirk explored). Several other races have been added for variety. Tournament battles are like tense chess matches, with each player trying to bring his ship’s strengths to bear. Last year’s tournament was once again the largest in the whole country, and we expect record attendance this year. If you change your ship mid-tournament, you need to pay a new $5 to re-enter.

    We’re going to start the con early, 10am on Friday, to get the Star Fleet stuff going. Fight patrol battles all weekend, until we start the finals on Saturday evening, depending up on enrollment. Semi-finals and Finals will be Sunday.

    To make it easier for you to try the game if you're interested, look in your registration packet for a coupon to play the first game free. If you'd like to continue in the tournament, you can pay to enter. But if you'd just like to learn a new game, it's on us.    Beginners encouraged.
Link: Special SFB at Council Site
Link: SFB at Council Discussion Forum
Link: Manufacturer’s Page - Amarillo Design Bureau

Friday Night  7:00-11:00+ PM  (Slot B)


Inner sphere Must prevail * BattleTech
B-Minis-1 * $ 2
Game Master: Stephen Watts * 8 Players * Teen14
Five Regiments have been decimated. The Mercenary forces of Galdon's Grenadiers, Menagars Mercenaries, Knight Hawk's, Grim Hope, and Felwins Dragoons are in full retreat. One last stand must be made to safely lift off planet. Innersphere must hold 36 turns to succesfully evacuate most personnel from the planet. The Clans are looking to disable the dropships to add material and personnel to their ranks. Must know the basics. Some knowledge of this rules system preferred.


Heroclix Halo vs. Gears Of War * Heroclix Halo
B-Minis-7 * $ 2
Game Master: Mike Reynolds * 6 Players * E10
As the debate continues, we will settle it on the battlefield. Are you team Halo or Team Gears? Choose a side, work with your team, settle this once and for all!   

Saturday Morning  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM  (Slot C)


Is this a stand up fight or just another bug hunt? * Force on Force
C-Minis-1 * $ 2
Game Master: Ron W. Dubray * 6 Players * Teen14
US troopers are going back into town to save the day and hopefully bring out the townsfolk this time. If they live long enough because something new is going on and a fog is setting in. Beginners encouraged.


Between a Rock and a Hard Place * Classic Battletech
C-Minis-5 * $ 2
Game Master: Chris Nichols & Andy Roy * 10 Players * Teen14
The FedCom Civil War is over. Katherine Steiner-Davion, her forces defeated and loyalists scattered, has been held prisoner on Arc-Royal for several months. Katherine√¢ s brother, Victor, is soon to abdicate his hard-won throne to his siblings, Peter and Yvonne. Meanwhile, his victorious forces lie idle, awaiting orders.

    Khan Vladmir Ward recently visited Arc-Royal, and for unknown reasons, demanded the extradition of Katherine to Clan Wolf. If the deposed princess is not handed over to Clan Wolf, the Khan vows to initiate hostilities against the Federated Commonweath. This threat has been taken even more seriously, since the Truce of Tukayyid expired several months ago, and the Khan is no longer honor bound to restrain his forces.

    Khan Ward's motivations for demanding the extradition of Katherine are unclear, but his threat to attack the Federated Commonwealth is not. While Victor and his High Council waste time debating over whether to hand Katherine over to the Khan, several high-ranking military leaders of the Davion Heavy Guard have decided to take matters into their own hands. They shall strike deep into the heart of Clan Wolf space, destroying a valuable mech production facility located on a hostile moon appropriately called "The Rock." With a severely reduced capacity to make war, perhaps Khan Vladmir will see the error in his ways.

    Join us for a large Battletech game in which the Davion Heavy Guard of the Federated Commonwealth assaults a Clan Wolf mech production facility on a hostile moon called "The Rock." Special rules for low gravity, lava flows, volcanic activity, and hostile atmosphere will be in effect.

    Painted battle mechs, spectacular 3-D terrain, pencils, dice, clipboards, mission briefings, and Battletech record sheets will all be provided.

    Game experience will be extremely helpful, but not entirely necessary. This game will utilize miniatures rules published in FASA's Battletech Master Rules Revised Edition, and a number of customized battle mechs created using WizKids' Heavy Metal Pro software. Players ages 14+ only, please. Beginners encouraged.

Link: Photos of the scenario being played
Link: Also, for a slide show of other Battletech games we have run in the past, follow this link:


Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game
C-Minis-7 * $ 0
Game Master: Zombie Planet * 10 Players * E10
Be one of the first to try out the brand new X-Wing Miniatures game from Fantasy Flight Games. Fast, furious and tense dogfight action between X-Wing and TIE fighters from the Star Wars Universe.

    Zombie Planet will be sponsoring demos of this game all day Saturday and Sunday. The game plays fast - only about an hour, so drop by and play whenever you have some time. You do NOT need to be there right at the start of the event session. Drop in whenever! If you like it, play several times.    Beginners encouraged.
Link: Product Page on Fantasy Flight Games Site

Saturday Afternoon  2:00 PM - 6:00 PM  (Slot D)


Fallout: Warfare * Adapted Battlefront WWII
D-Minis-4 * $ 2
Game Master: Will Lane * 6 Players * Teen14
Set in the post-apocalyptic world of Bethesda Game Studio's "Fallout 3". An abandoned military base has been taken over by a group of local Raiders hoping to sell the Fort's nuclear arsenal to religious groups for automatic weapons. The Brotherhood of Steel based out of the ruined Pentagon plans to wipe out the Raiders and defuse the nuclear warhead. Complications arise when the Enclave arrive, intending to detonate the bomb and thus eliminate the nearby Pentagon. Beginners encouraged.
Link: The Fallout 3 offical website
Link: The battlefront rule system


Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game
D-Minis-6 * $ 0
Game Master: Zombie Planet * 10 Players * E10
Be one of the first to try out the brand new X-Wing Miniatures game from Fantasy Flight Games. Fast, furious and tense dogfight action between X-Wing and TIE fighters from the Star Wars Universe.

    Zombie Planet will be sponsoring demos of this game all day Saturday and Sunday. The game plays fast - only about an hour, so drop by and play whenever you have some time. You do NOT need to be there right at the start of the event session. Drop in whenever! If you like it, play several times.    Beginners encouraged.
Link: Product Page on Fantasy Flight Games Site

Saturday Evening  7:00 PM - 11:00+ PM  (Slot E)


STARCRUISER
E-Board-12 * $ 2
Game Master: Vince Romeo * 6 Players * E10
Blast your opponents to smithereens with cruiser class starships. Sign up for a command to play deluxe STARCRUISER with beautiful miniatures, on a board with giant 2-inch hexs that spans over 4.5 feet. (Don't be fooled by the miniatures this is a board game played on a hexagon grid with nice pieces.) STARCRUISER is an action packed tactical starship combat game, with a unique movement system. This unique (playable) movement system will present some suprising tactical circumstances and will challenge players of all levels. Beginners encouraged.


I can haz starbase?!? * A Call to Arms: Star Fleet
E-Minis-4 * $ 2
Game Master: Troy Ferris * 8 Players * Teen14
If there is one thing that the Kzinti hate more than each other (and the Lyrans), it is the Klingons. Once again, the Klingons have gone too far, establishing a base just a little too close to Kzinti territory. However, with Federation support (and a new secret weapon) the Kzinti have put together a strike force with the intention of capturing or disabling the base. Beginners encouraged.
Link: Publishers Web Site
Link: ADB Web Site


Is this a stand up fight or just another bug hunt? * Force on Force
E-Minis-6 * $ 2
Game Master: Ron W. Dubray * 6 Players * Teen14
US troopers are going back into town to save the day and hopefully bring out the townsfolk this time. If they live long enough because something new is going on and a fog is setting in. Beginners encouraged.
Link: Ambush Alley Games


Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game
E-Minis-7 * $ 0
Game Master: Zombie Planet * 10 Players * E10
Be one of the first to try out the brand new X-Wing Miniatures game from Fantasy Flight Games. Fast, furious and tense dogfight action between X-Wing and TIE fighters from the Star Wars Universe.

    Zombie Planet will be sponsoring demos of this game all day Saturday and Sunday. The game plays fast - only about an hour, so drop by and play whenever you have some time. You do NOT need to be there right at the start of the event session. Drop in whenever! If you like it, play several times.    Beginners encouraged.
Link: Product Page on Fantasy Flight Games Site

Sunday Morning  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM  (Slot F)


STARCRUISER
F-Board-9 * $ 2
Game Master: Vince Romeo * 6 Players * E10
Blast your opponents to smithereens with cruiser class starships. Sign up for a command to play deluxe STARCRUISER with beautiful miniatures, on a board with giant 2-inch hexs that spans over 4.5 feet. (Don't be fooled by the miniatures this is a board game played on a hexagon grid with nice pieces.) STARCRUISER is an action packed tactical starship combat game, with a unique movement system. This unique (playable) movement system will present some suprising tactical circumstances and will challenge players of all levels. Beginners encouraged.


Infinity Miniatures Game * Infinity: A Skirmish Game
F-Minis-1 * $ 2
Game Master: Tracy Bloom * 6 Players * Mature18
Infinity is a game with 28mm high metal miniatures that simulates Skirmish combat and special operations in a science fiction environment one hundred and seventy-five years into the future.

    Humanity has managed to survive despite itself, Conflict is a constant norm & the profession of soldier in this era is far from dull. Snipers, camouflaged infiltrators, AI, Power Armor & Hackers... Are you ready to play a squad in this unique Sci-Fi game. Beginners encouraged.
Link: Board Game Geek
Link: Quick Start Rules
Link: Official Website


Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game
F-Minis-4 * $ 0
Game Master: Zombie Planet * 10 Players * E10
Be one of the first to try out the brand new X-Wing Miniatures game from Fantasy Flight Games. Fast, furious and tense dogfight action between X-Wing and TIE fighters from the Star Wars Universe.

    Zombie Planet will be sponsoring demos of this game all day Saturday and Sunday. The game plays fast - only about an hour, so drop by and play whenever you have some time. You do NOT need to be there right at the start of the event session. Drop in whenever! If you like it, play several times. Beginners encouraged.
Link: Product Page on Fantasy Flight Games Site




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