The SWA is an Adventure Gaming club serving the Capital District of Upstate New York (Albany, Schenectady, Troy, Saratoga) since 1974. We sponsor monthly Game-a-thon game days and a 3-day convention, Council of Five Nations, early October or late September every year.
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The "Rules of the Road" for posting to the SWA forums and requesting new Forums and Categories.
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Discussion and coordination for Council of Five Nations, the SWA's annual 3-day gaming convention.
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Are you thinking about running a game at an upcoming SWA Game-a-thon? You can post your ideas here. This will help us plan the schedule, and will let other GMs see what's already "in the works".
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Start a topic here if you're interested in starting a new game. Once you get rolling, we'll create a new category for you under "SWA Games & Campaigns" so you can continue your discussion.
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All miscellaneous topics can be discussed here. If your discussion gets going, we'll create a separate category for you.
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Recommendations for gaming-related vendors and service providers. Please help your SWA comrades find good vendors and avoid bad ones.
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Post here your lists of what you've got to trade, and what you're looking for. The more people that post, the juicier the action will get.
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A place for people to list some of the gaming items they are looking to sell.
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A place for people to list items they are looking for to buy.
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Going to a convention? Coming to an SWA event? Looking for a ride? Are you able to offer a ride? Post your announcements here. (List each convention as a separate topic.)
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Going to a convention? Coming to an SWA event? Looking to share a hotel room? Post your announcements here. (List each convention as a separate topic.)
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Discussion for fans of card driven wargames, such as Napoleonic Wars, Wellington, Kutuzov, Here I Stand, Clash of Monarchs, Sword of Rome and others.
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The SWA supports a dedicated cadre of Titan players. And, we sponsor the Northeast TITAN Championship tournament every year.
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Battleground plays like a miniatures game (with well thought-out rules), but your whole army is a deck of cards that can fit in your pocket. This SWA favorite is produced by Your Move Games.
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Discussion about Diplomacy gaming among our members. Diplomacy is an Avalon Hill classic game, one of the best ever created.
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This forum is for discussion of the games that ~used~ to dominate the landscape: old-school hex games. Games with big rule books, hundreds of cardboard chits, and big maps with hexes on them.
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Discussion about the classic Avalon Hill / Multi-Man Publishing game about World War II squad-level combat, hosted by Brian Wiersma.
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Take a tour of the gaming activity that's gone on in the past.
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Discussions about the planning of our monthly Game-a-thon gaming days.
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Discussion of games played at Tim's house, & his web www.timsgamedesign.netfirms.com, currently devoted to naval miniatures.
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