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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian07 Jan 2017 10:27 p.m. PST

What are you playing? What are the big cons down there? Is Flames of War mandatory there? grin

Cerdic08 Jan 2017 2:01 a.m. PST

Another New Zealand post from Bill. Is he thinking of re-locating?

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP08 Jan 2017 4:03 a.m. PST

Well, put this together with the "separate board for Scotland" proposal. Perhaps looking for a small anglophone country where an ambitious man could become wargamer in chief?

Norman D Landings08 Jan 2017 8:15 a.m. PST

Maybe it's time North Island and South Island had separate boards?

Phillius Supporting Member of TMP08 Jan 2017 11:30 a.m. PST

Separatism?? We'll leave that to California thanks.

Plenty happening on these shores. The Nationals are in Christchurch over Easter this year.
the Hutt club (from the Hutt Valley in the Wellington region) is running its annual Valleycon over the last weekend of January.
Christchurch are also running another competition weekend in February I believe, Waitangi weekend.

Also plenty of discussion going on in hte local discussion groups, so plenty happening. We haven't completely closed down for Christmas/New Year. Although some of us are still waiting for summer to arrive!

Markconz08 Jan 2017 12:00 p.m. PST

Yes lots on, all periods played to some degree, and many tournaments/conventions etc.

Some of the major systems I've noticed include DBA, DBMM, ADLG. Flames, 40K, Hordes, Bolt Action, Black Powder. X-wing type collectable games also very popular.

Brian Smaller08 Jan 2017 3:35 p.m. PST

I think we are pretty much up with all the major wargaming trends down here.

D A THB08 Jan 2017 8:53 p.m. PST

But are too modest to talk about it much. lol

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian08 Jan 2017 10:31 p.m. PST

Well, remember to post on this board too, so everyone knows what's happening.

New Zealand is not too far from the Philippines… maybe I can send one of the editors to a wargaming show there someday! grin

fantasque09 Jan 2017 3:35 a.m. PST

Martin Wallace moved there.
Board games but definitely gaming

over 5000 miles between Manila and Christchurch so hardly close Bill ;- 70&% of the distance to Los Angeles

Personal logo David Manley Supporting Member of TMP09 Jan 2017 5:01 a.m. PST

Bill if you can send your staff 5000 miles to a show you could send yourself to a show in Europe :)

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian10 Jan 2017 10:56 p.m. PST

Bill if you can send your staff 5000 miles to a show you could send yourself to a show in Europe :)

$800 USD roundtrip to London according to Travelocity!

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