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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by RonanTheLibrarian » Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:37 am

nikgaukroger wrote:Britcon's lack of entries seems to be rather the exception than the rule at present. Not sure what the cause is.
Holiday season?
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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by nikgaukroger » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:19 am

madaxeman wrote:Two more bookings today taking us up to 5 so far.

What is the minimum to be viable at Britcon Tim?

And out of interest who are the new ones?
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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by madaxeman » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:29 am

6 allows a round-robin and a playoff (or a more relaxed 5 round schedule!), but 8 is a better number for a 6 round event

It’s the 2 Fredericks from Sweden.

The dates for Britcon have t changed in over a decade so holidays are unlikely to be a factor..
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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by viking123 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:15 pm

No, cost and time commitment.

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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by urbanbunny1 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:56 pm

Woot

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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by madaxeman » Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:37 pm

Chris Marston makes 6 - we are all systems GO!
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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by urbanbunny1 » Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:50 pm

Fantastic

Now to work out what to bring
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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by kevinj » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:14 am

We're currently sitting at 6 entrants for Britcon, which allows for a viable competition. However, it would be nice to get at least a couple more, so please get your entries in if you fancy a weekend of gaming in Manchester.

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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by nikgaukroger » Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:01 am

When is the closing date for entries?
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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by madaxeman » Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:20 am

The day before the event if we’re on odd numbers, otherwise a little before that if not!
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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by nikgaukroger » Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:48 pm

probably a bit academic for me really as it doesn't look like it'll fit in for me anyway :(
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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by madaxeman » Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:11 pm

We're now on 7, with Lynette joining the fray... clearly an 8th would be very welcome (even for part of the weekend)
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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by urbanbunny1 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:50 pm

Just finishing off painting some elephants with artillery.......

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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by RonanTheLibrarian » Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:48 am

urbanbunny1 wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:53 pm
Would that be Determined Giraffes or Light Giraffes, Impact/Sword?
Either will do - line of sight is fantastic on both.
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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by urbanbunny1 » Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:33 pm

Does artillery on an elephant allow you to fire over friendly troops?

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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by kevinj » Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:59 am

The list deadline is fast approaching. It's next Wednesday, 1st August. So far I have 1 (thank you Keith!) and I'be grateful to get the rest ASAP so I can publish the R&R.

Simon - the answer is NO!!! Unless of course the normal conditions for overhead shooting are met. Elephants are big but they are smaller than hills.

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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by urbanbunny1 » Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:29 am

what about if the elephant is behind the crest of the hill?

Does this count as "trunk down"

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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by madaxeman » Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:21 am

OK folks, due to unforseen circumstances we're back to 6.

Unless there is anyone else out there lurking for a very late entry, I'm inclined to lock down the numbers at they are with 6 as that makes running the event as a "round robin+1" event a lot cleaner than if we end up at 7

Any lurkers still considering it ?
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Re: Britcon 2018

Post by urbanbunny1 » Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:00 pm

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Britcon 2018 results for those who are interested.

Interesting that it was the Samurai who dominated this year

Last year it was
Elephants
Swedes
Samurai
Samurai

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