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> Arcanacon XXVI Flames of War Tournament Jan 26 2008
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Arcanacon XXVI Flames of War Tournament

January 26 2008

Arcanacon XXVI is a games convention held in Melbourne over the Australia Day weekend (January 25-28), 2008. This Flames of War tournament is one of many competitions at the convention.

The rules used will be Flames of War Second Edition including any updates and errata listed at www.flamesofwar.com

Play will consist of four rounds of up to 2 1/2 hours starting from 9am on Saturday January 26.

Players will use fully painted 15mm scale Mid War armies of up to 1500 points from any official FOW 2nd edition intelligence briefing. Contact the organiser if you wish to use one not covered in Ostfront or Afrika.

Terrain will be pre-set and defined. Players that provide significant amounts of usable terrain may be awarded a bonus to their Army score, contact the organiser for more information.

The draw will be by swiss chess by accumulated generalship score with the best attempt made to match historical opponents. If necessary the organiser will play byes to make the numbers even.

Missions played will be chosen from the Combat Missions in the 2nd Ed rulebook but not include Roadblock. Death From Above may be used as per the rules in Afrika, British paras may use Seize and Hold in the same circumstances.

Generalship will be scored as normal, contact the organiser for details of Army and Sportsmanship scoring.

Trophies will be awarded to the Overall Winner, Best General, Best Army and Most Sporting Player. Prizes of Mind Games vouchers will also be awarded including a door prize to a randomly selected pre-registered player.

Army lists and a background not exceeding one page are to be emailed to django@alphalink.com.au by January 12 2008. All players must also register with Arcanacon XXVI.
Arcanacon information and online registration is at www.arcanacon.org
AON player information has been retained from previous years so you can log in using the same username and password as you used for a previous Arcanacon or Conquest.
The cost to play Flames of War only is $24.
Arcanacon XXVI will be held at Collingwood College, Hoddle St, not quite opposite the Collingwood Town Hall (Melways 2C, G9). It is close to Collingwood Station and Johnston St, and effectively on Hoddle St.

The organiser can be contacted by email at django@alphalink.com.au by phone on (03) 9383 4951 or by snail mail at 26 Henty Street, Brunswick, VIC 3056.

Sponsored by:

- the Northern Suburbs Games Association - www.nsga.org.au
- the League of Ancients - www.leagueofancients.org.au
- Mind Games (Melbourne) - www.mindgames.com.au

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