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Stepman305 Jun 2017 7:54 a.m. PST

Stepman3…Ill be there…

Stepman305 Jun 2017 7:54 a.m. PST

Stepman3…Ill be there…

Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP05 Jun 2017 8:08 a.m. PST

so…..two of you then……

Personal logo BrigadeGames Sponsoring Member of TMP05 Jun 2017 8:08 a.m. PST

I will be there twice as well.

I will be there as and as myself.

Hafen von Schlockenberg Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member05 Jun 2017 8:14 a.m. PST

And how about Stepmen 1 and 2?

45thdiv05 Jun 2017 8:21 a.m. PST

Be there Friday and Saturday.


pzivh43 Supporting Member of TMP05 Jun 2017 8:53 a.m. PST

I shall be there to run 4 games for the great unwashed!

Personal logo Pictors Studio Sponsoring Member of TMP05 Jun 2017 9:01 a.m. PST

I still don't know. I'm waiting to hear back from my boss to see if I can have the Tuesday and Thursday off. We have an all-staff meeting on Thursday so if I don't hear something before then I'll try to nail her down on it at that time.

Even if I can't go for the whole thing I'll head down on Friday when I get up so I can be there Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP05 Jun 2017 9:18 a.m. PST

I will be there running a giant 1/285th WW1 cambrai game on Saturday.

jefritrout05 Jun 2017 9:34 a.m. PST

I will be there running a hooligan game on Thursday and a SAGA tournament and demos on Friday. TreeGirl will be there Friday and Saturday with her mother and her Cousin Vinnie.

Disco Joe Inactive Member05 Jun 2017 10:36 a.m. PST

I plan on being there. Now if only I could see what the 3 different t-shirts look like. No picture on the site and nothing showing it in the flyer. Just a comment that says look at page 3 which doesn't show it. I also contacted them and no response yet.

jdpintex05 Jun 2017 10:46 a.m. PST


Personal logo rampantlion Supporting Member of TMP05 Jun 2017 11:39 a.m. PST

I'm going!

Ceterman Supporting Member of TMP05 Jun 2017 12:10 p.m. PST

Yep. Running "It's Not No Mans Land, It's Ours" Fri & Sat. Can't wait!

RWindle05 Jun 2017 12:29 p.m. PST

I'll be there, and bringing my son this time.

Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP05 Jun 2017 1:32 p.m. PST

My daughter's getting married that weekend, so it was a hard choice but you all can guess what I decided :-). The wife had some influence of course.

At least, "next year in Lancaster!"

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP05 Jun 2017 1:43 p.m. PST

Four of us from the Jackson (Miss.) Gamers will be there.


TheMiniatureBuildingAuthority Sponsoring Member of TMP05 Jun 2017 3:04 p.m. PST

Kirk and Jim from Miniature Building Authority will be there.

Personal logo Bowman Supporting Member of TMP05 Jun 2017 3:06 p.m. PST

I'll be there from Canada. Not running anything, but playing in a few games and a course from the Hobby University. I'm helping out Jeff with the Saga Tournament! (Make sure all you Saga fans sign up for Friday)

I'm glad both Pictors and Brigade Games are going as I have stuff to pick up from both of them.

Looking forward to seeing either one of the Stepman3 twins too! Finally, I'm going to make a point of getting to the A Smith Bowman distillery and pick up a rare bourbon.

Rdfraf Supporting Member of TMP05 Jun 2017 3:29 p.m. PST

Flying in from California!

Gonsalvo05 Jun 2017 6:19 p.m. PST

I'll be there, and running 4 games.

mckrok05 Jun 2017 6:56 p.m. PST


The Wargaming Company05 Jun 2017 7:43 p.m. PST

The Wargaming Company will be running three Napoleonic games of Et sans résultat! Second Edition (ESR).

In addition to ours, looking at the PEL, there are four other ESR games being run by others. You can get a full list on our website.

Hope to see you at a game and don't forget to come visit us in the vendor hall where we'll have all of our publications in addition to several ranges of 6, 10 & 15mm buildings, and will be running a clearance on 15mm miniatures!


Lascaris05 Jun 2017 8:19 p.m. PST

Skipping this year. Will come in 2018.

Old Glory Sponsoring Member of TMP05 Jun 2017 9:27 p.m. PST

For the 29th straight year along with the whole new 15/18mm boxer rebellion range along with the legations!!

Russ Dunaway

corzin06 Jun 2017 4:04 a.m. PST

yes, and running a Johnny Reb3 game

Personal logo ACWBill Supporting Member of TMP06 Jun 2017 6:56 a.m. PST

Bill and Barbara from Good Ground Miniatures will be there. I will also run a game Saturday at 2P (Valverde).

Old Wolfman06 Jun 2017 7:34 a.m. PST

Got a bud who's going-FoW tournament.

Rotundo06 Jun 2017 8:31 a.m. PST

Yes! First time ever at Historicon no matter the location. We are planning two battlefield excursions. I sanctioned game. Three unsanctioned games. Some swimming, Marine Corp Museum. Maybe a movie. Me, my son's, a friend and his son.

Personal logo capncarp Supporting Member of TMP06 Jun 2017 9:30 a.m. PST

'Fraid not this year. Almost assuredly in 2018. Have my share of fun and frolic. I'll catch up.

bogdanwaz Supporting Member of TMP06 Jun 2017 10:45 a.m. PST

My son Nick and I will be there, presenting the 5th Annual Historicon Musical Wargame, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, as well as another Ben Franklin's War Weird AWI game.

47Ronin06 Jun 2017 2:23 p.m. PST

Hope to be there, but it's WAY too early for some of us to think about Historicon.

Focusing instead on NJCON this weekend. THERE WILL BE FOOD TRUCKS.

Plus, for some there's also The Weekend.

Hope to see you there.

BTCTerrainman Supporting Member of TMP06 Jun 2017 2:23 p.m. PST

Battlefield Terrain Concepts will be present as usual. Our crew this year will include both of my daughters.

We will be carrying a ton of terrain treats and scenic supplies plus Cigar Box Mats as usual.

Looking forward to the show in Fredericksburg.

Stan Johansen Sponsoring Member of TMP06 Jun 2017 3:44 p.m. PST

Stan Johansen Miniatures will be there. I will be running a modern game on the MBA Middle Eastern board Thursday and a Road Warriors Game Friday afternoon.

MSU John06 Jun 2017 6:12 p.m. PST

I'll be there – my first Historicon. I'm geeked!

clifblkskull Supporting Member of TMP06 Jun 2017 9:11 p.m. PST

Three of us flying in from California
Playing in Gonsalvos game,meeting friends etc from Weds til Sunday

Ember52 Supporting Member of TMP06 Jun 2017 9:33 p.m. PST

My brother and I (and my brand new knee) will be there starting on Thurs.


foxfoxfox Supporting Member of TMP07 Jun 2017 7:01 p.m. PST

As mentioned in previous post but worthy of one last shameless plug:)

TMP link

Fox Family will give it one last show to blow out a bunch of my extra stuff from me getting out of the Miniature Hobby Vendor Business.

We are planning out our whole week now. Gettysburg on horseback either Tuesday or Wednesday(staying in Gettysburg Tuesday night. Staying with a family near DC Thursday night with a couple that offered and then arriving Friday evening in Fredericksburg. Somewhere in all of that is one day at water park.

Sydney has made me promise we bring ice cream for everyone Saturday night so be on the lookout:) She loves that kind of thing- we all do:) (and is still sore at me for dropping the shows)

Remember to please support BV Traders as they take over the Iron Wind Booth. They are really great guys.

Thanks Everyone,

Jim Fox

streetgang6 Supporting Member of TMP08 Jun 2017 2:16 p.m. PST

I'm there. I'll be giving a talk on the Dunn-Kempf miniatures game used by the US Army in the late 70s and 80s, followed by playing a Cold War turns hot mid 1970's game using the Dunn-Kempf rules. Always a fun time!


95th Division Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2017 8:19 a.m. PST

Can't make it this year unfortunately due to a family commitment. However, hope to be at Fall-In. I hope everyone has a great time at Historicon.

vagamer63 Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2017 5:24 p.m. PST

Plan to make at least a day trip up on Thursday to do a little shopping and visit with some old friends for the last time, as this will be my last HMGS Show.

TheWarStoreSweetie Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2017 6:18 p.m. PST

The son is getting married. I will see everyone at Fall-In.

Blutarski12 Jun 2017 6:54 p.m. PST

Blutarski will be there running his "Steer to Glory" AoS games. Drop by and play, or just say hello.


Charlie 1212 Jun 2017 8:26 p.m. PST

Nope, can't make it (real world intrusions). Ya'll have a blast and lift a cold one on me!

BTCTerrainman Supporting Member of TMP14 Jun 2017 4:46 p.m. PST

I just spent last night at the Hampton Inn & Suites next to the convention center (in town overnight for my main job). The facility looks like it is waiting for us.

Fall Hill Avenue has been completed and access to downtown is better than ever. Also, Hospitality Drive now has direct access to Fall Hill Avenue. And my visit to Wegmans was great.

PJ ONeill14 Jun 2017 5:44 p.m. PST

Thanks for the info Doug, I probably wouldn't have noticed, :-)

Steve2112 Inactive Member19 Jun 2017 11:39 a.m. PST

First timer to historicon this year.

Double G Sponsoring Member of TMP19 Jun 2017 4:12 p.m. PST

Sorry to hear this is your last rodeo, but from what you told me, you have to do what you have to do, best of luck to you with your new opportunity.

I look forward to seeing you and your daughter on Saturday as you graciously hand out ice cream treats to anyone who wants them.

Naturally I will be there as Minutemen Toy Soldiers; this year I am shaking things up quite a bit.

In addition to my three tables of prepainted toy soldiers, I will also have a raftload of painted and unpainted buildings, plus a large Russian Napoleonics MiniFigs army painted to a high wargaming standard, I will also have about 5,000 unpainted 28mm Napoleonics, Zulu War, Boer War, Indian Mutiny, French and Indian war and some Ancients and Medieval figures from Essex, Old Glory, Dixon, Minifigs and Wargames Foundry among others.

This is just the tip of the iceberg as I help a local gamer whos health is failing sell off his collection. He's got 6 huge dioramas of Waterloo, Aspern Essling, the James Gang raid in MN, a huge French and Indian war layout, an Indian Mutiny layout, a huge castle, Ancient greeks and Persians and Ancient Chinese warriors. He has about 20,000 painted and unpainted figures and loads of buildings I will be selling off over the next few years.

So there you have it……………….

Ember52 Supporting Member of TMP19 Jun 2017 4:19 p.m. PST


Good luck selling your friend's collection…as well as your regular treasures. Really nice of you to take on that responsibility.


Double G Sponsoring Member of TMP19 Jun 2017 4:56 p.m. PST

Thanks Scott, I couldn't say no to him, he's in a tough spot, so it's the least I can do………….his dioramas are incredible, pretty sad to see the look on his face as I was packing it all up, talk about a dose of reality as I'll be there too someday. We all will………………

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