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bhall389 Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2017 7:31 a.m. PST

This is our 5th convention in Chatham Ontario, held at the beautiful RetroSuites Hotel.

Board games on Friday evening, with open miniatures gaming, board games and tournaments on Saturday.

Mark your calendars.

Looking for GMs, vendors and gamers!

Regards,

Brian

boy wundyr x Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2017 11:24 a.m. PST

Some photos from my trip there last year: link

Just realized I had the dates wrong for this year and I don't have the conflict I thought I had, so hopefully I can get there again.

bhall389 Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2017 2:11 p.m. PST

KEGSCon 5 2017 is 11 weeks away, on September 29-30 held at the beautiful RetroSuites Hotel in Chatham Ontario.

The Friday night format is different this year, we will be hosting board and mat style games that incorporate miniatures. Games like X-Wing, Imperial Assault, Zombicide, Blood Bowl, Dreadball and Battle of Britain are all examples of those.
Ontario Hobbit Adventures will be hosting a small Middle Earth game room on Friday night as well.

Saturday will be the usual Miniatures gaming that we are used to, like Chain of Command, Dux Brittaniurum, Afghanistan skirmish, Gladiators, Naval games, and of course Western Gunfight.
There will a couple of tables for board games as well.
Ontario Hobbit Adventures will host a tournament in the main hall for up to 16 players, more info on that to follow.
There will also be an X-Wing tournament for up to 20 players, with more info coming.

Doors open at 0800 for vendors, GMs and the KEGSCon crew.
Doors open at 0900 for gamers.
Bar opens at 1100.
Hot food service to the tables is available starting at 1100.
Gaming runs until midnight.
Entry fee $10.00 CAD for Saturday, $15.00 CAD for the whole weekend.
Hotel rooms are available at RETROSUITES.COM

bhall389 Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2017 10:53 a.m. PST

We are 8 short weeks away from KEGSCon V (2017)
This event will be hosted at the Retrosuites Hotel on Friday and Saturday 29 and 30 September.
The Friday night format is different this year, we will be hosting board and mat style games that incorporate miniatures. Games like X-Wing, Imperial Assault, Zombicide, Blood Bowl, Dreadball and Battle of Britain are all examples of those. Ontario Hobbit Adventures will be hosting a small Middle Earth game room on Friday night as well.
Saturday will be the usual Miniatures gaming that we are used to, like Chain of Command (Frank), Afghanistan skirmish (James), Pig Wars (Barry), Men Who Would Kings (Scott), Sharp Practice (Keith), and other games to be confirmed.The traditional Western Gunfight free for all will run in the evening on Saturday.
There will a number of tables for board games as well. We are currently polling for the games we should run.
Ontario Hobbit Adventures will host a tournament in the main hall for up to 16 players, hosted by Jason Chaplin and friends.
There will also be an X-Wing tournament in the main hall for up to 20 players, hosted by Scott Ross. Scott has sourced some awesome prize support for this tournament, it should be spectacular!
J&M, Six Square and Chatham's own GME are confirmed as vendors.
Doors open at 0800 for vendors, GMs and the KEGSCon crew.
Doors open at 0900 for gamers.
Bar opens at 1100.
Hot food service to the tables is available starting at 1100.
Gaming runs until midnight.
Entry fee $10 USD for Saturday, $15 USD for the whole weekend.

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