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UK Games Expo - Birmingham

Post by hammy » Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:52 am

This is a heads up to say that I will not be able to run the FoG tournament at the Games Expo this year. With the exhibition hall a good 5 minutes walk from the tournament spaces it is simply not going to be possible for me to spend time on my trade stand and move back and forth.

If someone is up for organising a FoG:AM / FoG:R tournament and thinks that 16+ players could be interested then please get in touch with the Expo team and make yourself known.

The Expo has put out a general call for volunteers http://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk/morenews.php?id=131 so even if you are not up for running a tournament you might want to help anyway.

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Re: UK Games Expo - Birmingham

Post by philqw78 » Tue Jan 12, 2016 6:16 pm

I'd be interested in running it.

Can I get 16 people to reply to this thread that they are interested?
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Re: UK Games Expo - Birmingham

Post by davidandlynda » Wed Jan 13, 2016 12:31 pm

Lynda and I were planning on coming up this year
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Re: UK Games Expo - Birmingham

Post by peteratjet » Thu Jan 14, 2016 7:50 am

I'm definitely going to the UK Games Expo, and I would play in a FOG tournament.

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Re: UK Games Expo - Birmingham

Post by paullongmore » Thu Jan 14, 2016 9:00 am

I will do a FOG AM tournament at UK Games Expo if there is one. :D

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Re: UK Games Expo - Birmingham

Post by philqw78 » Thu Jan 14, 2016 12:59 pm

OK then this will run and I will run it.

More details to follow, but:

2 days FoG AM, a different army theme for each day.

Expo want a 'Final', like what they do in football. So there will be one each day. But there will also be a 'Plate' competition so that if you do not qualify for the next round in the knockout you still have games to play and a competition to win.

In efect 5 competitions in one, 2 each day and an overall winner for the weekend.

The plan for 16 players would be

First Round
Random draw, all players

Second round, Knockout and Plate.
The six top scoring players (one third rounded up, but minimum of 6) from the first round will make the cut and play the, three game, 'Semi-Final'.
The remainder (10) will carry their scores from the first round into the plate using a Swiss Chess draw for the round.

Third round: Final and Plate
Top two scorers from knockout play the 'Final'.
Remainder, including those that did not qaulify for the final play in the plate using Swiss draw again from their total scores so far.

At the end of the day you have a First (and Second place) in the knockout and a winner of the Plate - Plate winner being the highest scoring player over the three games who did not qaulify for the Final in the knockout

Rinse and repeat for day 2 with different theme of armies

And Ultimately an 'Overall Champion', the player who scored most from their 6 games over the weekend.

Small tables, big armies. Probably 700 points on 38"x54"
Most likely pre-set terrain
Scoring will be doubled for enemy losses and +10 for breaking the enemy

I am open to being given advice, but may not heed it. :wink:
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Re: UK Games Expo - Birmingham

Post by timmy1 » Thu Jan 14, 2016 7:17 pm

Phil

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'MAY NOT'?

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Re: UK Games Expo - Birmingham

Post by Robert241167 » Thu Jan 14, 2016 7:28 pm

WILL NOT !! :lol:

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Re: UK Games Expo - Birmingham

Post by philqw78 » Thu Jan 14, 2016 8:35 pm

Are you coming Rob?
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Re: UK Games Expo - Birmingham

Post by Robert241167 » Fri Jan 15, 2016 11:22 am

To be honest I'm not sure Phil.

Jacob and I enjoyed our weekend trips to the Birmingham Expo every year but this year he will be in the middle of his GCSE's.

Unsure if I will come without him as he may want to do his revision at my house where he won't have his brother and sister to distract him.

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Re: UK Games Expo - Birmingham

Post by philqw78 » Fri Jan 15, 2016 6:01 pm

So come along then you won't be there to distract him either
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Re: UK Games Expo - Birmingham

Post by spike » Tue Jan 19, 2016 12:54 pm

Ok Phil you can count on me for at least on the Sat (maybe also on Sun I'll have to see)

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Re: UK Games Expo - Birmingham

Post by philqw78 » Tue Jan 19, 2016 4:11 pm

excellent, cheers Spike
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Post by philqw78 » Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:47 pm

I thought
CLASH OF EMPIRES

The 50 largest empires of the ancient world

Abbasid Caliphate
Achaemenid Empire EAP/LAP
Almoravid dynasty, Morocco
Chagatai Khanate
Chola Empire
Eastern Turkic Khaganate
Fatimid Caliphate
Ghaznavid Empire, Afghanistan
Ghurids Sultanate
Göktürk Khaganate
Golden Horde Khanate
Great Seljuq Empire
Gupta Empire
Han dynasty
Hunnic Empire
Ilkhanate
Kalmar Union
Karkota Dynasty of Kashmir (?)
Khwarazmian Empire
Kushan Empire
Macedonian Empire
Maurya Empire
Median Empire
Ming dynasty
Mongol Empire
Northern Song Dynasty
Northern Yuan dynasty
Ottoman Empire
Pala Empire
Parthian Empire
Rashidun Caliphate - Arab Conquest
Roman Empire Principate/Dominate
Rouran Khaganate Juan-juan
Safavid dynasty
Sasanian Empire
Sui Dynasty
Tang dynasty
Tibetan Empire
Timurid Empire
Tughlaq dynasty (?)
Umayyad Caliphate
Uyghur Khaganate
Western Jin dynasty
Western Turkic Khaganate
Xin dynasty - Ch'in
Xiongnu Empire
Yuan dynasty

Need to do a bit of research to find the army list for some of them, any help appreciated
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Re: UK Games Expo - Birmingham

Post by philqw78 » Tue Mar 08, 2016 11:03 am

With just 4 people saying they will come, plus Spike for 1 day, I am afraid it cannot be done. Sorry guys
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Re: UK Games Expo - Birmingham

Post by peteratjet » Thu Mar 10, 2016 2:11 am

C'est la vie

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