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20 Sep 2017 12:43 p.m. PST
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Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2017 6:43 a.m. PST

What should the collective noun for a group of wargamers be?

After a memorable incident at last year's Briscon, I'm going with "Waft".

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2017 7:17 a.m. PST

How about a "roll?" We roll dice. And some of us sport a middle age roll around our waist. wink

Hafen von Schlockenberg Inactive Member05 Mar 2017 7:48 a.m. PST


Of course, that suggestion may have been influenced by a recent browse through the Napoleonics boards. . .

Mako11 Inactive Member05 Mar 2017 7:56 a.m. PST

I prefer gaggle.

Kropotkin30305 Mar 2017 8:19 a.m. PST

With all the bickering it could be a Division.

Perhaps a Horde. Maybe a Battalion. Depending on the size and the organisation, or lack of it.

"I say Curruthers, do you see that shocking rout of wargamers over at the other table?"

Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2017 9:10 a.m. PST

"A shower"…..LOL!

freerangeegg05 Mar 2017 10:06 a.m. PST

A dispute

Timbo W05 Mar 2017 10:21 a.m. PST

An obsession

RittervonBek05 Mar 2017 11:29 a.m. PST

A prolong? A Bricole?

attilathepun4705 Mar 2017 12:22 p.m. PST

How about a "nerdle"?

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member05 Mar 2017 1:05 p.m. PST

"Gaggle of gamers" has a nice alliterative quality.

Lots of good suggestions here already!

coryfromMissoula05 Mar 2017 1:44 p.m. PST

A table for less than a dozen.

Personal logo The Beast Rampant Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2017 1:45 p.m. PST

How about "horde"…or better yet, "hoard", since that what most of us do with miniatures.

Jakar Nilson05 Mar 2017 2:04 p.m. PST

A frother of gamers.

evilgong05 Mar 2017 3:32 p.m. PST


Personal logo herkybird Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2017 3:54 p.m. PST

…A Club!

Blimus Inactive Member05 Mar 2017 5:32 p.m. PST

A 'quibble' :o)

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP05 Mar 2017 6:05 p.m. PST

an engagement

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2017 7:24 p.m. PST

A disputation. Though a cluster might also be appropriate.

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2017 9:31 p.m. PST

A pedantry of wargamers.

Rod I Robertson Inactive Member06 Mar 2017 12:30 a.m. PST

A "squabble" of gamers.

Rod Robertson.

Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2017 3:05 a.m. PST

Very clever suggestions, all.
I'm looking forward to the voting.

zoneofcontrol Inactive Member06 Mar 2017 5:30 a.m. PST

A Stifle

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