2014

NOVAG Events at GENCON 2014

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Northern Virginia Gamers (NOVAG) is a miniatures & board gaming group based in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, DC.  Members of NOVAG will be running a series of exciting miniatures events for our 16th straight year at GenCon.

Join us for convention favorites like Circus Magicus and Formula Waaaagh, which take fantasy chariot and Sci-Fi vehicle racing racing and inject violence, dirty tricks, mayhem, and fun!

If you like World War One dogfighting, play in one of our many Wings of Glory events at GenCon. Join 63 other players in a massive aerial dogfight in our St. Mihiel Megagame; learn to play Wings of Glory in the Battle of Arras event; or join a squadron to tackle a giant zeppelin over the skies of WW1 France.

If you like your action closer to the ground, try our Gladiators or Space Hulk events, where clever tactics and treachery rule the day!

If zombies are your thing, battle in the streets of Dennison, Ohio in the first days of a global zombie apocalypse. The goal is not winning, it’s survival!!

If you’re a fan of dirty tricks, mayhem, beautifully painted miniatures and terrain, bring your sense of adventure and stop by one of our events!  We bring the games and teach you the rules, you bring the fun!

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Northern Virginia Gamers (NOVAG) is a miniatures & board gaming group based in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, DC.  Members of NOVAG will be running a series of exciting miniatures events for our 17th straight year at GenCon.

Join us for convention favorites like Circus Magicus and Formula Waaaagh, which take fantasy chariot and Sci-Fi vehicle racing and inject violence, dirty tricks, mayhem, and fun!

If you like World War One dogfighting, play in one of our Wings of Glory events at GenCon. Join 47 other players in a massive aerial dogfight in our St. Mihiel Megagame; learn to play Wings of Glory in the Battle of Arras event; or take to the skies to down a giant German zeppelin over the skies of WW1 France.

If you like your action closer to the ground, try our Gladiators or Space Hulk events, where clever tactics and treachery rule the day!

If zombies are your thing, battle in the streets of Lacrosse, Wisconsin in the first days of a global zombie apocalypse. The goal is not winning, it’s survival!!

If you’re a fan of dirty tricks, mayhem, beautifully painted miniatures and terrain, bring your sense of adventure and stop by one of our events!  We’ll bring the games and the miniatures, you bring the fun!

NOVAG….Capricious and arbitrary, but fun!

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Here are the events we’ve submitted for GenCon 2014:

Wings of Glory Megagame: Battle of St. Mihiel Salient

On 11 Sep 1918, the American Expeditionary Force in France launches a massive offensive against the German-held St. Mihiel Salient in France. As artillery and ground forces assault the German fortifications, over 1400 American and Allied aircraft battle veteran German aviators in the skies over the battlefield. Each player will take an American, German, British, French, or Italian miniature aircraft, to sweep the skies of enemy planes.  Join us for our seventh year of this massive brawl in the sky!

HMN1460147 Sat 9am-12pm

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Wings of Glory: Day of the Zeppelin

A squadron of  allied aircraft engage a massive German airship and her escort of fighters.  Can the allies bring down the mighty zeppelin, or plunge to their doom from the skies over France? Take an allied fighter and attack a huge zeppelin model, or pilot a valiant German escort fighter to protect the the pride of the Kaiser’s air force using the easy and fun Wings of Glory miniature rules.

HMN1460154 Thu 8pm-11pm

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Wings of Glory: The Battle of Arras

In April 1917, Germany’s ‘Knights of the Air’ patrol the skies over the Arras Front.  As these veterans of the famed Jasta 11 rack up an amazing 89 kills, allied leaders desperately try to neutralize these veteran German pilots.  Join us in a free-wheeling brawl in the skies, piloting a miniature World War One aircraft. Come and learn this amazing game.

HMN1460155 Fri 10am-1pm

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Starmada: Assault on Hestus Prime

From the depths of space, an Ork armada aproaches the Imperial sector fleet at Hestus Prime. Will Imperial picket ships detect the treacherous Orks in time to save the million-man Imperial Guard expeditionary force?  Or will the bloodthirsty Orks claim another Imperial world? Learn to play this great generic starship combat game with beautifully painted Battlefleet Gothic ships.

NMN1460189 Thu 7pm-11pm

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Battlefleet Gothic: Horror From the Void

A massive Tyranid fleet slips out of the void near the Grak-zar system.  Will Warboss Krazkall and his ferocious Ork fleet evade the Tyranid swarm to take the Waaagh to other worlds, or will they be trapped by the hive fleet in the system’s asteroid belt?

NMN1460212 Thu 2pm-6pm

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Ares Zombies: Outbreak!

In the early days of the Lazarus Plague, serious outbreaks spread throughout towns in the midwest.  After the dead begin to rise in Lacrosse, Wisconsin, police and National Guard forces struggle to contain the spread of ravenous zombies. Can your group of survivors escape the carnage?  Or will you join the growing ranks of the walking dead?

NMN1460239 Fri 2pm-6pm

NMN1460242 Fri 7pm-11pm

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Ares Zombies: Escape!

As defenses at the FEMA quarantine shelter at the high school crumble, school buses are dispatched to take survivors to the nearby Army base at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. Will your bus full of survivors travel safely through the bloody zombie-infested streets of Lacrosse? What terrors will you face before you finally escape?!

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Ares Zombies: Scavengers!

Seven months have passed since the dead first walked the earth.  You are part of a large supply run into the zombie-infested streets of Lacrosse.  Will your desperate survivors secure supplies and ammunition? Will they face armed survivors or feral gangs? How will you fare in an undead world?

NMN1460252 Thu 3pm-7pm

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Circus Magicus: The Stone Lord’s Invitational

Join us for our 17th straight year of fantasy chariot racing at Gencon.  This year, our race will enter the forbidden halls of the Stone Lord.  Will your chariot avoid the crowd, angry golems, other chariots, and the deadly track?  Use ramming, boarding, spells, beast attacks and dirty tricks to secure victory for your racing faction.

NMN1460160 Sat 2pm-6pm

NMN1460161 Sat 7pm-11pm


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Gladiators: Crypt of Azhar

In the arena, life is cheap.  Can your team of gladiators best your opponents and win the coveted victor’s laurels and freedom, or will their blood soak into the haunted halls of Azhar’s Crypt?  Play with fantasy 28mm figures in a 3D battle arena, using a variety of weapons, heroes, creatures, clever maneuvers, and dirty tricks to slay your opponents and win victory.

NMN1460165 Thu 10am-1pm

NMN1460166 Sat 10am-1pm

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Gladiators: Gladiators of  Wakfu

In the world of Twelve, life is cheap. Can your gladiator best your opponents and win freedom, or will your hero’s their soak into the Arena? Play with beautiful Krosmaster fantasy figures and homemade rules in a 3D battle arena, using a variety of weapons, heroes , clever maneuvers, and dirty tricks to slay your opponents and win victory. (Note: This event is NOT the Krosmaster Arena board/miniatures game, we’re just using the way cool figures with our own rules)

NMN1460172 Fri 10am-1pm

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Formula Waaaaagh!

War Boss Throkk summons the fastest and most reckless racers from his ork tribes to the ruins of a captured Imperial capital. Each of the tribes has sent their best teams to race through the ruins of the city. Only the cleverest, most violent, and bloodthirsty will win the race and gain the favor of the Warboss. 40k miniatures and simple racing rules.

NMN1460226 Sat 2pm-6pm

NMN1460224 Sat 7pm-11pm

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Space Hulk: The Emperor Protects

Your armor is strong.  Your weapons are readied.  Your spirit is dedicated to serve. Lead a small contingent of elite Space Marine Terminators to seek out and destroy the enemies of the Emperor.  Will you win a glorious victory for the God-Emperor of Man, or will His enemies defeat more of the Emperor’s finest? TheEmperor protects!

NMN1460230 Fri 2pm-6pm

NMN1460232 Fri 7pm-11pm

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Call of Cthulhu: The Union Motel

November 4th, 1983: A group of travelers converge on the Union Motel, a battered collection of small cottages located near a remote crossroads in rural Ohio. Some by chance and some with a purpose.

RPG1460999 Sat 6pm-11pm

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