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ENFILADE 2020 v4 Flames Of War Late-War Tournament

Event has been confirmed and scheduled by the NHMGS Enfilade Committee.

CANCELLED. See https://www.nhmgscitadel.com/

<< updated on 2 APR, 2020 >>>

NOTE: barca will be the host/GM this year (2020)

Date: Saturday May 23, 2020
Location: Enfilade convention Olympia, WA
Convention Website: http://www.nhmgscitadel.com/enfilade/
Room: State Room (same as last year)
Scale: 15mm
Era: Late-war
Points: 100
Rounds: 3
Duration: 2h30m per round
MISSIONS: Players use The Battle Plan Method

Players bring their own miniatures and gaming items

MINIATURES Must be painted to at least a 3-color standard:

  • Infantry: 1) Flesh; 2) Uniform; 3) Equipment
  • Tanks and guns: 1) Base color; 2) Tires/tracks; 3) Equipment

 

Enfilade convention informational flyer (TBD: link will be provided when flyer is released)

Event Status: event submitted 3 JAN, 2020. Not yet approved. Confirmed

Enfilade 2020 v4 Flames Of War Tournament with FAQ updates
Era: Late-war Points: 100 points
Organized by: barca at rcdd1@gmx.com
Rose City Dukes FoW Ranger Group
Website: rosecitydukes.wordpress.com
Ruleset: Current v4 rules, using either:
A) Flames Of War Rulebook: 4th Edition (reprint as of 2019), (Product Part Number: FW009, ASIN = 1988558077)
or
B) The 2017 edition of Flames Of War Rulebook: 4th Edition, 1942-1943, (Product Part Number: FW007, ASIN = 0992255589)
If using B, then:
1) you must read this article to know the differences between the 2017 and 2019 editions: What’s Changed in the Reprinted Flames of War Rulebook? https://www.flamesofwar.com/hobby.aspx?art_id=6530
2) You should print out and bring the PDF pages: https://www.flamesofwar.com/Portals/0/all_images/4thEdition/Changes.pdf

PLAYERS MUST ALSO read and bring: Lessons From The Front: 4th Edition
See this page: "4th Edition Useful Downloads" https://www.flamesofwar.com/hobby.aspx?art_id=5560
HANDBOOKS / FORCES BOOKS: British, German (Heer and SS) and American from D-Day Series (as of 2019-2020) or Fortress Europe (2019). No Soviet forces.

Match-ups:

  • First round will be mostly or entirely Axis vs. Allies, depending on faction balance of armies submitted.
  • Rounds 2 and 3 will be based on scores. Therefore, "Blue-on-Blue" match-ups might occur.

End of Round

  • Is a "Hard Stop" when time is called. No dice rolled.
  • Victory points are calculated after exactly 2 hours and 30 minutes, or earlier, if done early.
  • Schedule is too tight to allow rounds more than 2 hours and 30 minutes.

TERRAIN:

  • Participants are encouraged, but not required, to bring and setup terrain.
  • Terrain should be western European style
  • Italian and African terrain is allowed, if that is all you have.

Schedule for Saturday 23 May 2020
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0730 -  0845 Table set up
Player Check in start at 8:30 AM
Player Meeting at 9:10 AM (10 min)
Round 1 (2h30m) start 9:20-11:50 AM
break (55 min)
Round 2 (2h30m) start 12:45-3:15 PM
break (15 min)
Round 3 (2h30m) start 3:30-6:00 PM
Awards Presentation (6:15 PM)

Packup (6:30)

Registration: Must be registered for the Enfilade convention. Tournament is free. Possible to sign up at door if spots are still available.
http://www.nhmgscitadel.com/enfilade/?

Regular sign-up via con website and in person, limited to  20 players. Along with signing up on Enfilade site, post here that you are signed up with info:
first name and last initial, axis or allied, and nation.

Questions on Community Unit Cards: TBD

Email lists to barca at rcdd1@gmx.com NLT May 9th, 2020 11:59pm PDT so they can be reviewed and feedback given.

*online sign up for Enfilade

 

Your sign-up on the Enfilade registration is required, but we also need your army list info for balancing. Please respond to this thread with the following info:

Name, avatar, nationality, first formation, list submitted (yes/no), list approved (yes/no), bringing terrain?

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ALLIES

  1. BenP / Bpoli7 / US / Tanks / submit=no / apprv=no / terrain=?
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Yet to be rostered: billwebb, john (BW's friend) 1xGermans + 1x either US or Brit. Details TBD

 

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If anybody is thinking that this event is getting more strict, i.e. paint requirements, time limits etc., at Barca's December 28 meeting, we discussed the possibility of this event becoming a National Qualifier.  

Most likely not this year but this is something we can practice with and get more used to official tournament standards. Already we are pretty close to Battlefronts tournament format & requirements. Let's see if we can make this the Northwest's Official Sanctioned Battlefront National Qualifier.  Then we can get more sponsors and more swag.

In exchange, we have been and are trying to put on more "other" events like non-sanctioned tournys, megabattles, learn-to-play, etc..

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