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Post  Guest on Thu May 20 2010, 19:19




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Re: [CON] Arkham Gaming Centre at 'YELLOWCON' (27th to 29th of August 2010)

Post  Guest on Mon Jul 12 2010, 21:18

OK folks...our gaming room at Yellowcon is HUGE - bigger than the main room at Arkham, so for this weekend we have lots of opportunity for anyone willing to run one or two of their favourite games. Events like these are a big PR opportunity for Arkham too so any participation is greatly appreciated as it helps promote Arkham as a hub for gamers and gaming groups in NI.

The timetable for the weekend needs to be finalised in the next 4-5 days so please post below if you can run a game, what day/time you can run it, how long it lasts (approx) and for how many players.

Thank you Big Grin
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Post  DarkAngel008 on Tue Jul 13 2010, 03:01

Hi Phil

I would be prepared to run 'Last Night on Earth' throughout the Saturday 28th, so book me in.

Christian Big Grin
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Post  Guest on Tue Jul 13 2010, 03:40

Excellent! That'll fit in perfectly with the horror / zombie theme of the film festival downstairs :-)

Thanks Christian!
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Re: [CON] Arkham Gaming Centre at 'YELLOWCON' (27th to 29th of August 2010)

Post  Guest on Sun Aug 01 2010, 03:52

Here's the latest draft of Arkham's Yellowcon schedule. There will be some interesting additions over the next couple of weeks but wanted to post this up to give everyone a look. Thanks to those who've agreed to give their time to run games, where would we be without you, seriously! Viva Arkham!! Big Grin



If too small to view, you can download a PDF of the schedule also.
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Post  odinswolf on Sun Aug 01 2010, 22:04

so each box represents what Arkham are going to be running on that day? Wow thats a lot of gaming going on :)

So who is running what and is anything needed?
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Post  Guest on Mon Aug 02 2010, 00:36

Yeah lots planned Graeme, several kind hearted souls have already volunteered to join the fun and run some games. Extra help is still needed, give Andy or myself a holler next time you're in and we'll chat about your availability and what you'd like to do Thumbs up
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Post  odinswolf on Mon Aug 02 2010, 04:53

no probs :)
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Post  inv_spleen on Mon Aug 02 2010, 07:57

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Prince Alistair of Detroit is worried. One of his childer has gone missing on a book hunt in a small town in Massachusetts and he can not spare the personnel to go look for him. So what does a prince do in a situation like this. He give the job to a lowly bunch of plebs like you to go check it out. Well at lest if your killed he will not have to worry too much, not like you are in his camp and you do not have very powerful mentors.

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Well your going to a place called Newwilliamsberg, it doesn't really sound like a very dangerous place. Twisted Evil
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Re: [CON] Arkham Gaming Centre at 'YELLOWCON' (27th to 29th of August 2010)

Post  Guest on Mon Aug 09 2010, 22:32

Latest schedule for Yellowcon, updated to include activities with Alessio Cavatore and some extra competition games over the weekend.

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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 14 2010, 22:32

We will now also be having a 40K tournament on the Sunday (27th). 10.30 am start, 1750 points. £10 entry, prizes to winner & runner-up, online signup required, details will be posted up this weekend. Only 16 spaces available.
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Post  Guest on Mon Aug 16 2010, 07:43

Buy your ticket for the 40K tournament using Paypal, at the following link;

http://yellowcon40ktournament.eventbrite.com

Remember there are only 16 spaces... Wink
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Post  Guest on Wed Aug 18 2010, 08:23

Tickets for Yellowcon are now available at Arkham, priced £15 for the weekend (Fri evening - Monday afternoon). That covers entry also to all the movies showing, so excellent value Big Grin

Please spread the word about this event, as it's the first year and needs all the support available from the gaming community. We've pretty much finalised our schedule now and are working on the programme, so i'll soon be posting up full details of each game and who's involved.
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Post  Guest on Fri Aug 20 2010, 05:13

Final schedule for our games and activities at Yellowcon attached. The images below are from our Yellowcon programme which will be printed early next week. (The RPG page will have some amendments and additions but other pages are complete)

















Thanks to all those who have contributed time already, and are gearing up to run games next weekend. It's a cliche...but no less true, Yellowcon would notbe happening without you, and no words here could thank you enough. At the risk of forgetting someone, thanks to Andy B, Jamie, Trevor, Ivor, Gary G, Gary B, Andy F, Sophie, Owen, Mike B, Mike W, Dave, John, Simon & William. Any omissions is purely due to my own senility Rolling Eyes

So...now that all the games are arranged, who's coming along to play, and what do you fancy? Not a formal sign-up here of course, just curious. Signups will be at the trade stall from next Friday evening Big Grin
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Post  twyearling on Fri Aug 20 2010, 06:45

Looks great Phil, nice job! Thumbs up

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Re: [CON] Arkham Gaming Centre at 'YELLOWCON' (27th to 29th of August 2010)

Post  Guest on Sun Aug 22 2010, 03:58

Assault on Arkham Tournament

Welcome to Assault on Arkham, a Warhammer 40,000 event held in the Stormont Hotel on 29th August. This event will be held over 1 day consisting of three games.

The address of the stormont Hotel is;
587 Upper Newtownards Road
Belfast BT4 3LP
028 9065 1066

Please be aware that all event material will be published or presented in English, and unfortunately no interpreters or translations can be provided. In the interests of keeping the
games moving, we expect a good standard of spoken English so that we can avoid any misunderstandings between players.

IMPORTANT!
Players are advised that from the moment of entry into the event the decisions of all Judges, regarding the fair adjudication of the Event rules, and in all issues of health and safety are
final. No discussions will be entered into once a decision is made. This applies to rules adjudications, the scores applied forany category of the Event and any issues that require the
cooperation of the competitors. Once the Event results are published, we cannot alter them in any way. The Senior Referee’s decision will be final.

We require that all people attending the event are in possession of English Language versions of the Core Rulebook and the appropriate supplement books. This should help resolve any rules queries more quickly and efficiently, allowing minimal disruption to the games.

THINGS YOU WILL NEED TO BRING WITH YOU
• Your entry ticket
• Your painted 1750 point army (Painted in three colours minimum)
• A tray to carry your models between games
• At least two legible copies of your different Army Rosters, hand written ones will not be accepted.
• This rules pack
• Appropriate English Language Rulebooks and Supplements/FAQ’s
• Dice and templates
• Tape measure
• Pen and paper
• Superglue and poly cement

THINGS YOU NEED TO SORT OUT FOR YOURSELF
• Somewhere to sleep overnight if required.
• Transport to and from the event.
• Lunch.

THINGS THAT WILL BE PROVIDED FOR YOU
• Playing surfaces and terrain.

DETAILS FOR THE DAY
10:00 - 10.30 Entry & Briefing
10.30 - 12:30 Game One
12:30 - 13:15 Break for Lunch
13:15 - 15:15 Game Two
15.15 - 15:30 Lunch
15:30 - 17:30 Game Three
17:30 - 17:45 Small Break
17:45 - 18:00 Awards Ceremony and Close

Arkham Gaming Centre reserves the right to alter or vary the event due to circumstances or events beyond our control without being obliged to refund monies or exchange tickets. This does not affect your statutory rights.

BATTLEFIELDS GAMING
Assault on Arkham is as much a social experience as it is a gaming event, and is set up to encourage player interaction, as well as giving you some challenging scenarios and tactical situations to consider during the day. For this event, we will be making full use of the rulebook’s scenarios and deployments, so that you can truly experience what a fun business fighting a war in the far future can be.

When you arrive, we will check your ticket and confirm you are on the list for the event. Match ups will be determined by us at registration to ensure that the first round matchups are 100%
randomly done.

Anyone that cannot find their opponent should come to the talk to a Referee, who will help find your opponent for you. We will input the results after the first round and do our best to ensure you fight someone of your own calibre for the second round while trying to make sure you do not have to fight the same person twice.

Each table will be a pre-designed battlefield with fixed scenery and pre placed objective. If you are unsure on anything during this time, raise your hand or try to get a Referee who will explain any questions you make have. The event organisers will provide no other games equipment and the players must provide all other materials. Play WILL start at the time specific on the schedule and WILL finish at the time specified on the schedule.

Just please remember to eat!!

POINTS TO REMEMBER
First and foremost, the Referees are always right. Their job is to navigate the minefield of different rules queries that may come up during the event and to keep the games moving. This is so that you don’t end up getting bogged down in the minutiae, when what you want to be doing is playing with toy soldiers.

Please cooperate with them and bear in mind that this game is written on the understanding that the rules won’t cover every possible eventuality, and the refs will do their best to make sure that fair play is observed. Secondly, we insist on the highest standards of behaviour from everyone attending the event. This applies in your dealings with the event staff, with each other and towards the general public. Your games will be taking place in a public venue and we ask that you are mindful of this at all time.

Secondly, we insist on the highest standards of behaviour from everyone attending the event.

Thirdly, entry into the Tides of War Event requires that you have an army, which has all models in the army fully painted in at least three colours and based in an appropriate manner remember this is a chance for players to show off their hobbyskills. We’re not looking for Golden Demon standard from everyone, but we do require that the army is painted and based in an appropriate manner. If you are unsure please get in touch with

WARHAMMER 40,000 BATTLEFIELDS
Please try to keep the playing area clear of excess ‘clutter’. So please be aware of your surroundings, where your stuff is and where other people are in relation to it.

SELECTING AN ARMY
In Tides of War we allow you to make use of a wide range of game material for the games you will play. Only the items mentioned on the list below will be allowed for this event.

• Codex: Black Templars
• Codex: Blood Angels
• Codex: Chaos Daemons
• Codex: Chaos Space Marines
• Codex: Daemonhunters
• Codex: Dark Angels
• Codex: Dark Eldar
• Codex: Eldar
• Codex: Imperial Guard
• Codex: Necrons
• Codex: Orks
• Codex: Space Marines
• Codex: Space Wolves
• Codex: Tau Empire
• Codex: Tyranids
• Codex: Witch Hunters

Any official rules published at least one calendar month before the event is held may be used and these will supersede any related lists printed prior to them.

ARMY CONSTRUCTION & THE ARMY ROSTER
This event will put you into some testing situations where you will need to have a point army that can be adapt to the twin battlefield point scoring conditions you will face across the day.
When you arrive at the event you must bring:

• An army list that shows all of your units, their point costs and any special equipment that your units will be equipped with. This is composed of an army of 1,750 points.

• An army that can stand up to the challenge from the different point scoring conditions, so please bear this in mind when picking your forces. Additionally:

• Only the armies detailed in the ‘Selecting an Army’ section may be used in this event.
• All of your lists must use the standard force organisation chart where appropriate.
• You may not include Allied forces.
• Special characters from army books may not be used.

THE WARM-UP PERIOD
This is a five minute ‘warm-up’ period at the start of each round where Players should ask their opponent questions about their army, the rules that apply to it, as well as to pick deployment
zones and deploy.

RECORDING RESULTS
The games you will be playing will have two possible scoring scenarios, which you will need to record the outcome of on a piece of paper or similar. Please hand them in as soon as
possible after finishing your event.

MATCH LENGTHS
All games will only last for the first 5 turns to ease any time constraints. If both players feel they will have time for a 6 and even 7 turn before the match begins then they may play on. This is between the players themselves to agree on and both must finish their turns within the allocated time.

BATTLEFIELD LAYOUT
Each battlefield will be pre-setup by the Judging team before players arrive. Please do not move any terrain at any point during the event.

Round 1 will have Five objectives deployed in a cross formation with players setting up using a pitched battle deployment.

Round 2 will have the same objective setup but will use a dawn of war deployment setup.

Round 3 will have the objectives moved into an X formation and will use spearhead deployment.

Players will still roll off to decide who deploys first/ who has first turn as well as taking the initiative if so desired.

VICTORY CONDITIONS
Players will earn victory through both capturing objectives and kill points. You will earn 3 points for controlling the most objectives by the end of the game or 1 point will be awarded each if you both hold the same amount of objectives by the end of the game. Alongside this players will be awarded 1 extra point for each kill point they beat their opponent’s kill points total by. This means it is entirely possible for the player who won on objectives to get fewer points than their opponent if they lost a large portion of their army in achieving objective supremacy, so tactics are needed.
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Re: [CON] Arkham Gaming Centre at 'YELLOWCON' (27th to 29th of August 2010)

Post  japehlio on Sun Aug 22 2010, 11:01

Hey guys, just to let you know Im gonna be running a painting/sculpting class, possibly on the Saturday or the Sunday.
Not on the official timetable, but something should be there!
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Post  odinswolf on Sun Aug 22 2010, 21:45

I should be able to bring my warmachine stuff ( probably saturday)
I'd also like to have a look at the SOTR game
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Post  japehlio on Mon Aug 23 2010, 11:42

Just bought my weekend ticket, cant wait!!!
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Post  Guest on Mon Aug 23 2010, 15:14

japehlio wrote:Just bought my weekend ticket, cant wait!!!

Nice one Big Grin
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Post  Duce on Thu Aug 26 2010, 20:08

Got my ticket for the 40k tourney, looking forward to this :)
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Post  Sargent Slaughter on Fri Aug 27 2010, 04:52

doblersdream wrote:Tickets for Yellowcon are now available at Arkham, priced £15 for the weekend (Fri evening - Monday afternoon). That covers entry also to all the movies showing, so excellent value Big Grin

Please spread the word about this event, as it's the first year and needs all the support available from the gaming community. We've pretty much finalised our schedule now and are working on the programme, so i'll soon be posting up full details of each game and who's involved.

Are there any tickets left?
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Re: [CON] Arkham Gaming Centre at 'YELLOWCON' (27th to 29th of August 2010)

Post  Guest on Fri Aug 27 2010, 05:21

Yeah we've got some left. We're packing tables and stock tomorrow for yellowfin so will be coming and going. You're guaranteed to get us there at 10am, and around 1.30pm
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Post  Sargent Slaughter on Fri Aug 27 2010, 06:33

doblersdream wrote:Yeah we've got some left. We're packing tables and stock tomorrow for yellowfin so will be coming and going. You're guaranteed to get us there at 10am, and around 1.30pm

Super, can you hold me two and i'll call up in the morning.

Much Appreciated, thanks.
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Post  Guest on Fri Aug 27 2010, 07:03

Will do
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