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surdu2005 Sponsoring Member of TMP17 May 2017 4:42 a.m. PST


NJ Con will be held on 9-10 June in New Jersey. A number of the HAWKs are going to head up to run a few games. Among the games we are taking up there are three Combat Patrol(TM) games (


Zeb Cook is running a cowboy game using his under-development Wild West variant of Combat Patrol(TM): World War II. Various factions battle it out in a wild west town.

Duncan Adams will run a War of 1812 game using his recently released black powder era supplement for Combat Patrol(TM). This scenario is set in a small Caribbean coastal village. The Americans land in the village to push out the British.



I will be running a US vs. Moros game, set in a coastal village in the Philippines.



Come and experience the streamlined mechanics of Combat Patrol. Cards are used to resolve combat, not just manage activation. A card draw takes the place of calculating a bunch of modifiers, rolling some dice, and then looking up a result on a table. The result is that you can fight the game, not the rules. Check out the rules' Web page ( for demonstration videos, free downloads, and other information.

See also the Wargames Illustrated play-through video here:

See you there!

DinOfBattle217 May 2017 7:43 a.m. PST

Can't wait to play this at Historicon in July!

clifblkskull Supporting Member of TMP17 May 2017 8:03 a.m. PST

These all look good Buck.

45thdiv17 May 2017 9:52 a.m. PST

I want to try the rules out at historicon as well.

surdu2005 Sponsoring Member of TMP17 May 2017 12:19 p.m. PST

Thanks, all. I will be running several WWII games at Historicon. One will be France 1940 and two France 1944 games. Several others will be running non-WWII Combat Patrol games. Come by and say hello.

45thdiv21 May 2017 3:04 a.m. PST

Is this going to be in the HAWKS room?

Duncan Adams21 May 2017 7:24 p.m. PST

There's going to be a HAWKs table.


NJCON Fire in the East21 May 2017 8:00 p.m. PST

Come check out "Fire in the East NJCON9" on June 9th and 10th!

Located at the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center in Edison, NJ.
I'm sure you will enjoy the many quality games, so please come game with us for a relaxed and enjoyable gaming experience.

Hope to see you there!


Chris Palmer22 May 2017 7:02 a.m. PST

Just to clarify:

- The NJCON Combat Patrol games will be run on a single table dedicated to HAWKs games.

- The Historicon Combat Patrol games that Buck mentioned will be in the usual HAWKs room.

Joe Legan Supporting Member of TMP22 May 2017 6:55 p.m. PST

Looks great Interested in the 1812 scenario


47Ronin01 Jun 2017 2:39 p.m. PST

More games have been added to the NJCON Events List.
For details, please see the link above.

Hope to see you there.

47Ronin06 Jun 2017 2:29 p.m. PST


For details, check out the link above.

Hope to see you there.

47Ronin08 Jun 2017 1:26 p.m. PST

One last reminder that NJCON starts this Friday.

Many thanks in advance to The HAWKS for their participation.

Hope to see you there.

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