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The Stream-of-Consciousness Journal of a Wargamer

Barrage 2018 is TODAY

| September 28, 2018

Don’t let the rain keep you away from Barrage 2018.  Barrage runs today (at noon) until 2000 tomorrow, Saturday.  Don’t miss the best two days of gaming you’ll experience for a long time. See www.hawks-barrage.org for more information, directions, lists of games, etc. You could lament the rain, or you could come to Barrage 2018. […]

Barrage 2018 is just TWO days away

| September 26, 2018

September 28-29, 2018.  Don’t miss these TWO days of gaming fun! See www.hawks-barrage.org for more details and to sign up.

Barrage 2018 is in FOUR Days

| September 24, 2018

Barrage 2018 is in just FOUR days, 28-29 September 2018.  Don’t miss this excellent two-day gaming event with over 70 events, a third of which are kid friendly.  Find more information and signup at www.hawks-barrage.org.  This is the best small convention in the region. And don’t miss out on a chance to see the vendors […]

Five Days Until Barrage 2018

| September 23, 2018

Barrage 2018, run by the Harford Area Weekly Kriegspielers (HAWKs) is just FIVE days away.  These TWO DAYS of non-stop gaming are just around the corner.  Don’t miss this terrific event. There are lots of games that are kid-friendly, so bring your younger gamer and build some memories.  Go to www.hawks-barrage.org for more details, directions, […]

7 Days to Barrage 2018

| September 21, 2018

The countdown has begun.  Seven Russian soldiers represent seven days left to Barrage 2018, 28 and 29 September in Havre de Grace, Maryland.  See www.hawks-barrage.org for more information and to sign up. TWO DAYS OF GAMING Over 70 miniatures gaming events covering a wide variety of scales, periods, and genres About a third of the […]

Barrage 2018 is only 11 Days Away

| September 17, 2018

Barrage 2018 is only 11 days away.  Don’t miss out on the fun. TWO Flames of War tournaments The largest ADLG tournament on this side of the Mississippi Over 70 miniatures events with more being added daily Dozens of kid-friendly games, so bring your young gamer and enjoy gaming together Reasonably priced food on premises […]

Getting Ready for HAWKs Barbarossa Theme Year

| September 16, 2018

Several of us in the HAWKs have decided to focus on Barbarossa for a number of our convention scenarios in 2019.  Chris will likely run a number of LSNC 1941 games, and I’ll be focusing on Combat Patrol(TM) skirmish games.  I have recently completed these two tanks and a squad of infantry in great coats. […]

Barrage 2018 is Only 16 Days Away

| September 11, 2018

Don’t miss out on a all the fun of Barrage.  The schedule is nearly full, but there is still room for you — either as a game master or as a participant.  See www.hawks-barrage.org for more details. Barrage, run by the Harford Area Weekly Kriegspielers (HAWKs) is the finest small convention in this part of […]

Rooman Reinforcements are Coming

| September 11, 2018

Back in the good old days, Ral Partha made ONE set of figures, called Roomans.  These were anthropomorphized kangaroos with spears and shields.  For some reason, the quirkiness of them always appeared to me, and whenever I found a pack in a bin, I would pick it up.  Over time, I amassed a pretty sizable […]

Come to Barrage 2018

| September 10, 2018