Historicon 2022 Sneak Peak

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Historicon 2022 Sneak Peak

Post by Rod » Thu May 05, 2022 10:49 pm

This is what is planned for Historicon 2022. Also there will be open gaming available in the Triumph area each day after the morning demos and prior to the tournaments in the evenings so you can literally play Triumph every hour of the convention :D

HISTORICON® 2022 Preliminary Events List for TRIUMPH!

Epic Conflicts of the Ancient World: An Introduction to TRIUMPH! Fast Play Rules for Ancient and Medieval Battles Ancients
Thursday, 9:00 AM, 4 hrs, Players: 12
Friday, 9:00 AM, 4 hrs, Players: 12
Saturday, 9:00 AM, 4 hrs, Players: 12
Sponsor: Washington Grand Company
Period: Ancients, Scale: 15mm, Rules: Triumph!
Description: Take on the role of Caesar, the Great Khan, or Pharaoh of Egypt. Lead your forces against your enemies and battle your way across four different matchups the Biblical, Classical, Dark Age, or Medieval era.
This is a walk-up game opportunity FOR WHICH YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED (just walkup if you see an opening). It introduces players to the fast-play TRIUMPH! rules for ancient and medieval wargames. Play a one hour game or play a dozen. TRIUMPH! tutors are on hand to help introduce you to the game, teach and answer questions. Rules are easy to learn. All materials provided.

The War at Troy: Special Introduction to TRIUMPH! Fast Play Rules for Ancient and Medieval Battles Ancients
Thursday, 9:00 AM, 4 hrs, Players: 4
Friday, 9:00 AM, 4 hrs, Players: 4
Saturday, 9:00 AM, 4 hrs, Players: 4
Sponsor: Washington Grand Company
Period: Ancients, Scale: 60mm, Rules: Triumph!
Description: This is a floor war game using 60mm figures and meant to be a fun intro to Triumph! with a slight twist. Recommended for a two person team (one member being younger). This can be pre-registered or done as a walk-up demo if you see an opening. Each game is designed to take a little over an hour of playtime.

Battle of Hastings
Thursday, 1:00 PM, 4 hrs, Players: 6
Friday, 1:00 PM, 4 hrs, Players: 6
Saturday, 1:00 PM, 4 hrs, Players: 6
Sponsor: Washington Grand Company
Period: Ancients, Scale: 28mm, Rules: Triumph!
Description: 1066 The English King is dead without a direct heir, Harold Godwinson is crowned by the Witan but immediately faces challenges and must fight to keep the crown. He now faces the greatest of those from William Duke of Normandy. He gathers his army on top of a low hill near the village of Hastings and prepares to meet William. The fate of the English crown hangs in the balance.

Rules are taught no experience required, however if you want a head start try one of the epic conflict demos running hourly from 9-12 every morning to learn the rules.

Battle of Pelennor Field
Thursday, 1:00 PM, 4 hrs, Players: 6
Friday, 1:00 PM, 4 hrs, Players: 6
Saturday, 1:00 PM, 4 hrs, Players: 6
Sponsor: Washington Grand Company
Period: Fantasy, Scale: 28mm, Rules: Triumph!
Description: The Gate of Minas Tirith was broken. In rode the Witch King of Angmar. Gandalf the White, standing alone, barred his way. The Black Rider lifted his sword high; flames ran up the blade. And at that moment, far away, sounded horns, horns wildly blowing. Rohan had come at last.

Take an army of Mordor, huge beyond counting, or one of the West, fighting beyond hope with spears shining in the morning.

New players are encouraged to attend one of our Epic Conflicts walk-up teaching sessions, running hourly from 9-12 every morning to learn the rules before playing in this game.


Tournaments -
Wednesday night Fantasy
25/28mm on 80mm wide bases:
Any legal Fantasy Triumph army, using Fantasy Triumph Early Release rules.

Thursday night Biblical:
15mm on 40mm wide basing
Any army listed in the following Thematic Categories on meshwesh.wgcwar.com :
Cradle of Civilization
Chariot Supremacy
Sea Peoples Invasions
Assyrian Empire

Friday night Classical/Roman:
15mm on 40mm wide basing
Any army listed in the following Thematic Categories on meshwesh.wgcwar.com :
Birth of the West
Hellenistic World
Alexander and Successors
Rise of Rome
Pax Romana

Saturday night High Medieval:
15mm on 40mm wide basing
Any army listed in the following Thematic Categories on meshwesh.wgcwar.com :
Byzantium in Decay
Crusader Kingdoms
Flower of Chivalry
Holy Roman Empire
Medieval Western Europe
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