Historical Miniatures Game Day, Saturday, 6 August, 2022

Wicked Gaming Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire


    Come join us for a day of fun at southern New Hampshire's newest gaming venue. Enjoy killing toy soldiers (with other toy soldiers) in air-conditioned luxury, and roll some dice with friends, old and new! The event will start at 10 AM and run until 5 PM, with eight games in two sessions, covering a range of historical periods. Gamers of all ages and skill levels are welcome! (Younger participants may wish to bring a responsible adult with them, if they can find one...)

    Wicked Gaming Center is located at 70 Hancock Road, Peterborough, NH 03458. They can be contacted at (603) 933-9948. Queries regarding the event should be e-mailed to the organizers at ilg21@yahoo.com.

    Game Schedule

    Below is the tentative game schedule. We will allow players to reserve spaces in particular games, but walk-ins will also be welcome. Admission is $15.00 for the day, and can be paid on arrival or purchased from Wicked Gaming directly, but reservations for specific games should be directed to the organizers at ilg21@yahoo.com.

    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST

      [GA01] Clown Cars and Cruiser Tanks - Italian and British Armor in the Western Desert 1941: Command some of the lightest of the light tanks of WW2 in a swirling clash of armor. Dozens of British and Italian tanks of all sizes (well, light, lighter and lightest) in a fast, fun, and furious Flames of War fifteen-millimeter fight! No experience is necessary; rules will be taught. Fun for all ages.

      Rules: Flames of War
      Scale: 15mm Miniatures
      Number of Players: 6
      Game Master: Mark McLaughlin
      Game Length: 3 hours

      [GA02] The Battle of Pirmasens, 1793: The French have overthrown their king, and are now threatening the other crowned heads of Europe. The Prussians are having none of it! The ragged Revolutionaries clash with the most professional army in the world in this recreation of one of the classic battles of the French Revolutionary era. Carnage & Glory is a very popular computer-assisted wargaming system, giving great detail on the battle while still being quick to play and easy to learn.

      Rules: Carnage & Glory 2 (Computer-Assisted)
      Scale: 28mm Miniatures
      Number of Players: 2-6
      Game Master: Peter Lowitt
      Game Length: 3 hours

      [GA03] A Battle of Four Armies: This Dark Ages game features the Late Romans, Viking, Irish, and Scottish armies contending against each other in a battle to the death. SAGA recreates history as it was sung by the bards in a popular, fast-playing format. Come see if you can lead your troops to victory, and take your own place in the saga! No prior experience needed.

      Rules: SAGA
      Scale: 28mm Miniatures
      Number of Players: 4
      Game Master: Dick McMahon
      Game Length: 3 hours

      [GA04] Playing for Time - Le Cateau, August 1914: The start of World War I. The British Expeditionary Force has come to help their French allies against the invading Germans of Kaiser Wilhelm, and it comes to a head on 26 August when the two armies clash at Le Cateau in northern France. In this game, players take the side of the British and French against the invading Germans (run by the computer) in a desperate attempt to hold on for as long as they possibly can. The longer they last, the more of their army will be able to withdraw and live to fight another day! No experience necessary.

      Rules: The Hun at the Gate (Computer-Assisted)
      Scale: 28mm Miniatures
      Number of Players: 1-4
      Game Master: Arofan Gregory
      Game Length: 3 hours

    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST

      [GA11] The Plains of Abraham: The Battle that Decided the Fate of North America: Fight the battle that determined the fate of the Continent in 1759. Play with hundreds of 25mm scale figures, many of which accurately represent many of the actual French, British, Canadian, Colonial, and Native units that fought in the battle beneath the walls of Quebec. Simple, quick, easy rules written by the host half a century ago (which is also when he painted most of the figures on the table). No experience is necessary; rules will be taught. Fun for all ages.

      Rules: [Mark's Old-School]
      Scale: 25mm Miniatures
      Number of Players: 2-6
      Game Master: Mark McLaughlin
      Game Length: 3 hours

      [GA12] Desert Rats in Tunisia: Early 1943 - Monty's 8th Army is pushing toward Tunisia in North Africa. Rommel is on the defensive trying to hold the line from advancing allied troops. Just outside the Tunisian border elements of 8th Army engage with a small contingent of Afrika Korps troops over a strategic objective point.

      Rules: Bolt Action
      Scale: 28mm Miniatures
      Number of Players: 2-4
      Game Masters: Daniel Schwartz and Zach Downs
      Game Length: 3 hours

      [GA13] The Road to Paris, 1814: In 1814, the allies were closing in on Paris, intent on bringing Napoleon's empire down. During 1814, he fought a series of brilliant battles against the Prussian, Austrian, and Russian troops arrayed against him. This game portrays the kind of aggressive defence Napoleon used to try and destroy his enemies in detail, and to save his empire. No experience needed.

      Rules: Republic & Empire (Computer-Assisted)
      Scale: 28mm Miniatures
      Number of Players: 2-6
      Game Master: Arofan Gregory
      Game Length: 3 hours

      [GA14] The Three Musketeers: A fast-paced game of sword-play and derring-do, featuring everyone's favorite musketeers! A cinematic game where every thrust and parry can change the outcome! Walk-ups are welcome - the game is quick and may be run a second time (if there is anyone left who dares to fight!) No experience necessary.

      Rules: Plume & Blade
      Scale: 28mm Miniatures
      Number of Players: 2+
      Game Master: Kurt Braunsroth
      Game Length: 3 hours