Havoc XXXIV (2018)

Apr 6-8, 2018


Havoc Game Convention

Sponsored by Battle Group Boston

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Havoc Events

Time Slot: Friday, 7:30pm-11:30pm

Event #TableMax PlayersRules SystemScaleEraGM(s)
101 Frostgrave-The Calm Before the Storm!
Table 6 Frostgrave 28mm Fantasy Creepy Hollow Mike Johns and Maxie Makay 
Description:Take a harrowing trip thru a frozen city in search of fame and glory! 
102 Day of Atonement
Table 10 Gaslight Modified with a hint of witchcraft 28 mm Salem Witch Trials David Soucy 
Description:It's November 1st 1692. The witch trial fervor seems to know no end. Once it landed on the governor's door step though he decided it had gone far enough. He dispatched William Stoughton to Salem along with Cotton Mather to lead the good people in Salem to a day of atonement and prayer. Billy boy is a day too late though. The night before watched the witches and those maligned by the righteous, organize themselves for retribution. Saturday they would set upon the town of Salem. The Special Court of Oyer and Terminer hadn't gotten all the witches after all! Fight for revenge as the "witch force" or to defend your home and kin as the colonists. 
103 Ivan, Is that a tiger tank driving toward us?
Table 1 Bolt Action 28mm World War II Eastern front. Leif Magnuson 
Description:The Germans are Defeated and on the run. The Russians are encircling and eliminating pockets of resistance as they destroy the German army. As the Soviet player defend a Quiet Wooded sector of the front and Stop a German Breakout attempt to get back to the Fatherland. 
104 Death Race 2018
Table 3 Gaslands - by Osprey Publishing 1:87 post-apocalyptic Michael Eichner and Erich Eichner 
Description:Shoot, ram, skid and loot your way through the ruins of civilization with Gaslands, a tabletop wargame of car-on-car destruction in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. All gaming material supplied. . Though, in honor of Death Race 2000, we will be using people and not zombies so it would be up to you on the age appropiateness of the theme. We have no issues, but at some point a pedestrian is going to be ran over.

Contestants run down innocent pedestrians to gain points before the arena champion makes his way onto the scene. 
105 Guadalcanal
Table 12 CD4-Test ofBattle 1/72nd October 23rd. 1942 Victor Gregoire 
Description:The beginning of the end for the Imperial Japanese Army. The beginning is the Solomon Islands,specifically the island of Guadalcanal with its vital airfield. The unopposed landing left US 1st Marine's under General Vandergrift apprehensive and suspicious. Charged with the perimeter defense of the renamed Henderson Field, Colonel McKelvey digs in his 3rd regiment only half mile away on the banks of the Mantanikau River. What happens next is up to you! 
106 Battle Of Beersheba
Table 8 12 Fame or Flames 1/700 WW II Gregg Belevick 
Description:First Arab-Israeli war. This was the first major aerial combat after the end of WWII. The mix of aircraft and who is flying what might surprise you. 
107 Attack of the Warbots
Table 4 Combat Patrol 25-28mm Retro Sci Fi Mark A. Morin 
Description:The biological Alliance (Star Ducks, Frinx, and Aphids) have captured a Warbot Mark 1 Sphere tank and are attempting to repair and convert it to their use. The Warbots have landed a large force and aim to deny their enemy this loss of technology. Can the Warbots be stopped? 

Time Slot: Saturday, All Day 9:00am-11:30pm

Event #TableMax PlayersRules SystemScaleEraGM(s)
201 Assault on a Village-Eastern Front
Table 1 Bolt Action 28mm World War II Friedrich Helisch 
Description:This is a meeting engagement and German assault, as veteran Germans from a Panzer Division are faced with inexperienced Russians and their T-34 tank. Both sides have to feed random reinforcements into a rapidly developing contest for the Village. 
202 ADLG Ancients Tournament
Bar Area 16 Art de la Guerre 15mm Ancients-Medieval Paul Georgian 
Description:200 point, open tournament using the ADLG rules. As always this will be a low key friendly tournament. To that end, while nothing is expressly forbidden participants should exercise restraint in using armies with things like Heavy/Foot Knights, large numbers of elite Pikes and Elephants so that everyone has a fighting chance.  

Time Slot: Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pm

Event #TableMax PlayersRules SystemScaleEraGM(s)
203 Sacile 1809
Table 4 Age of Eagles 15mm Napoleonic Christian Penney 
Description: In April 1809 Austria declared war on France and ignited a conflict that saw Napoleon checked at Aspen Essling and victorious at the epic battle of Wagram. In the early going the French were hard pressed along the entire border. This was certainly true for Prince Eugene in Italy. He was tasked with forcing back a larger Austrian army commanded by Archduke John back on their heels. Their first encounter took place at Sacile, 40 miles north of Venice. 
204 Brotherton Road & Brock Field, Chickamauga, Sept 19, 1863
Table 15 Fill the Vacant Ranks  28mm American Civil War  Mike Sammarco and Chris Bonni  
Description:Brotherton Road and Brock Field, Battle of Chickamauga, morning of September 19, 1863
At 11 a.m., Confederate Maj. Gen. Cheatham's men approached Confederate Brigadier General Liddell's halted division and formed on its left. Cheatham’s advance his division in two lines. The first being three brigades and the second line having two brigades. Together the two Confederate commanders greatly overlapped a smaller Union brigade positioned to their front and had no difficulty pushing it back.

Additional Union reinforcements arrived shortly. Maj. Gen. John Palmer's division of Crittenden's corps marched from Lee and Gordon's Mill and advanced into the fight with three brigades in line against the Confederate left most brigades of Cheatham’s Division.

Cheatham Division bore the brunt of the attack in and around Brotherton Road and Brock Field.
Eventually more Union reinforcements arrived and Cheatham had to withdraw under the pressure.

Players will be the Brigadier Generals with multiple infantry regiments and artillery batteries at their disposal in the attacking in the area around Brotherton Road and Brock Field.

Can you control this centrally located and vital area of the battle field when the smoke clears?

 
205 Kanalkampf, Stuka attack on Convoy Peewit
Table 2 14 Wings of GLlory 1/200 WW2 Peter Landry 
Description:At the beginning of the Battle of Britain the Germans put considerable effort into closing down the English Channel to Allied shipping. Convoy Peewit was attacked several times while attempting a transit. The Germans inflicted severe damage convincing the RN that it could no longer protect shipping in the channel. Fly for Old Blighty or Hitler and be ready for a swim. 
206 Hunt For The Lonely Queen
Table 12 10 home 1/600 aircraft WWII Rodney Fernald 
Description:The German Battleship Tirpitz is lurking in a Norwegian fjord. Come join in a planned but never executed attack to sink her. Round bombs to skip across the water in the same technique used to bust the Ruhr Dams. Fly your bomber
down the length of the fjord, can you survive to hit the Tirpitz? 
207 Monaco 2000
Table 10 Race Formula 90 1/64th Modern Thomas Ballou 
Description:Formula 1 racing in the age of the greats Mika Häkkinen, Michael Schumacher, Eddie Irvine, Heinz-Harald Frentzen, Jacques Villeneuve races the streets of Monaco.

One of the best simulations of F1 racing out there. 
208 Mighty Monsters
Table 8 10 Mighty Monsters Ganesha Games Sorta 40 mm Really? Timothy C Kesling 
Description:Kaiju stomping action.
Kid Friendly 
209 Trialterum 15mm Scifi
Table 7 Trialterum 15mm Scifi 15mm Scifi Timothy Colonna 
Description:Set thousands of years in the future, mankind has started to colonize other planets. In doing so they have encountered many friendly as well as hostile species. Inevitably, war has broken out on many worlds and all sides strive to win in the name of their respective species. Come try out this new set of scifi rules. everything is provided just come have fun. 
210 Corregidor - The Siege and Retaking the Rock
Table 6 Memoir'44 N/A WWII William Greenwald 
Description:Corregidor; The Siege and Retaking the Rock are two fan made scenarios for the Commands and Colors game system, by Richard Borg, for the Memoir '44 board game. The game map is a custom designed, one of a kind, multi-level map, with all game pieces from the base game, Pacific Theater expansion, and Equipment Expansion. Both scenarios will be played in sequence. 

Time Slot: Saturday, 2:00pm-6:00pm

Event #TableMax PlayersRules SystemScaleEraGM(s)
303 Escape at Odiorne
Table 9 Black Powder 28mm AWI Daniel Diamond 
Description:What if: rather than letting the initiative shift entirely to the South, late in the AWI British forces bottled up in New York elect to use their naval superiority to strike at costal targets. A British attempt to take fort McClary failed (Havoc 2016), and a second thrust at Portsmouth failed at Sagamore Creek (Havoc 2017). Portsmouth is safe in rebel hands, but Washington is never one to let his opposite number withdraw unopposed. With continental guns covering Small Harbor, the British must extricate themselves from the beaches at Odiorne. If they can buy time at Berry's Brook, then the Portsmouth Adventure was a mere misstep. But with some boldness and fortune, the continentals and militia have a chance to wipe out the British landing. 
304 Grudge Match at GrimKursk
Table 5 FUBAR 28mm 2200AD Edgar Traverso & Mike Moore 
Description:It’s been a long Dirty War between the Freemen Liberated Independence People and the Neu Swabian Empire. But this time it’s personal. The FLIPpers are intent on crushing the 144th Shocktrooper Battalion and their mighty Blackwing Vulture Battlemech. It’s an eye for an eye as the 144th welcomes the challenge and has decided to wipe the vermin Canadian Shock Forces off of the face of New Terra.  
305 Steam Punk and Victorian Sci Fi
Table 11 Damned Human Race 28mm Victorian Science Fiction (VSF) Gabriel Landowski 
Description:Steam powered walkers battle it out for control of the Port of Dianne on the planet Venus!

Youth friendly game sponsored by the Maine Historical Wargamers Association Cadet Program!

www.MHWA.info
Kid Friendly 
306 Skirmish at Bettolletto Bridge, June 1859
Table 4 Fire & Fury Regimental ; Variant 15mm Franco-Austrian War Jack Breen & Don Williams 
Description:Two days before the decisive Battle of Solferino, the Austrians and French armies are maneuvering for position across the open plains of northern Italy. Both sides have identified the bridge over the Chiese River at the town of Bettoletto as a vital crossing point for wagons and artillery, so believe it must be held at all costs. Both sides will command infantry, cavalry and artillery 
307 The Road To Sleepy Hollow, October 1758
Table 13 Donnybrook 28mm French Indian War Maureen Reddington-Wilde 
Description:Sleepy Hollow was haunted accursed ground long before the Hessian lost his head. Now, all hell is breaking loose during the Old French War. Bokkerijders, Dutch cultist brigands, have come to the Dutch Community here and are raiding the countryside. Rumours of the French transporting a secret weapon to attack New York City abound. The Sleepy Hollow Boys muster to defend the village. British forces are marching up the Post Road, trailing the ghost of Major Duncan Campbell of Inverawe who lately met his fate at Ticonderoga.

All experience levels welcome. Rules taught. Figures provided. 
308 Death Race 2018
Table 3 Gaslands - by Osprey Publishing 1:87 post-apocalyptic Michael Eichner and Erich Eichner 
Description:Shoot, ram, skid and loot your way through the ruins of civilization with Gaslands, a tabletop wargame of car-on-car destruction in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. All gaming material supplied. . Though, in honor of Death Race 2000, we will be using people and not zombies so it would be up to you on the age appropiateness of the theme. We have no issues, but at some point a pedestrian is going to be ran over.

Contestants run down innocent pedestrians to gain points before the arena champion makes his way onto the scene. 
309 Operation Hardball
Table 6 Home Crafted 28 mm Slightly Futuristic Mike Griffin & Liam Griffin 
Description:The leader of the newest terrorist group of the day Krikis, has been tracked to a remote village. Your team is being sent in to take the leader out dead or alive. It should be an easy mission. However be wary of surprises.
 
310 Searching for THE PEKING MAN
Table 14 Home Crafted 28mm 1920's China pulp Mike Paine 
Description:You and your team must discover who has taken THE PEKING MAN and smuggle the crate out of Hanghai yourself and deliver it to your national museum. Excitement, danger and adventure await you! Kids are welcome and adults that can play like kids are welcome too! Kid Friendly

 
311 Brotherton Road & Brock Field, Chickamauga, Sept 19, 1863
Table 15 Fill the Vacant Ranks  28MM American Civil War  Mike Sammarco and Chris Bonni  
Description:Brotherton Road and Brock Field, Battle of Chickamauga, morning of September 19, 1863

At 11 a.m., Confederate Maj. Gen. Cheatham's men approached Confederate Brigadier General Liddell's halted division and formed on its left. Cheatham’s advance his division in two lines. The first being three brigades and the second line having two brigades. Together the two Confederate commanders greatly overlapped a smaller Union brigade positioned to their front and had no difficulty pushing it back.

Additional Union reinforcements arrived shortly. Maj. Gen. John Palmer's division of Crittenden's corps marched from Lee and Gordon's Mill and advanced into the fight with three brigades in line against the Confederate left most brigades of Cheatham’s Division.

Cheatham Division bore the brunt of the attack in and around Brotherton Road and Brock Field.
Eventually more Union reinforcements arrived and Cheatham had to withdraw under the pressure.

Players will be the Brigadier Generals with multiple infantry regiments and artillery batteries at their disposal in the attacking in the area around Brotherton Road and Brock Field.

Can you control this centrally located and vital area of the battle field when the smoke clears?
 
312 Again, over the Somme
Table 2 14 Wings of Glory 1/144 WWI Peter Landry 
Description:7 April 1918 the front saw heavy artillery action by both sides. Artillery observation planes guided volley after volley against the enemy. The enemy wouldn't let the slow 2 seaters do their work at their leisure and sent up scouts to intercept. Above, waiting, were escort planes ready to bounce any enemy attacking the observers. Fly one of the fast scouts for glory or death, or a 2 seater and do the real work over the front.
 
313 Battle of Crysler's Farm
Table 7 Carnage and Glory II  28 War of 1812 Peter Lowitt 
Description:As the American's advance along the Canadian side of the St Lawrence toward Montreal, a British force appears to their rear, near Crysler's Farm. The American's send out a large force to brush away the Brits. In the cold and mud of a new day, battle is engaged. You decide the outcome. 
314 Midway Battle
Table 16 Axis abd Allies War at Sea  World War II Steven Parenteau 
Description:June 1942 The Japanese have sent a strike force to destroy the garrison on Midway Island. Unknown to the Japanese American Intelligence had decoded their transmissions and knows about their approach. 
315 Red Fleet vs Blue Fleet
Table 8 10 Galleys & Galleons Ganesha Games Sorta 40 mm Age of Sail Timothy C Kesling 
Description:Galleons clash on the open sea. Kid Friendly 
316 "IWO-JIMA"
Table 12 CD-4 "Test of Battle" 1/72nd scale Pacific Theater World War II Victor Gregoire 
Description:February 23rd, 1945 With calm seas and light winds Spruance arrives and surrounds the island of Iwo-Jima with 485 ships.
Kuribayashi has tunneled his 21,000 defenders everywhere. Liversedges 28th Marines with no air support and cold wet weather landed closest to Suribachi. Guess what, you're it! 

Time Slot: Saturday, 7:30pm-11:30pm

Event #TableMax PlayersRules SystemScaleEraGM(s)
403 Silent Death - Smash
Table 10 12 Silent Death  Far future Bruce Carson 
Description:Each player receives a starter space-ship. You get upgrades as you damage/destroy other players. The first player to a complete a "4th generation" ship is the winner!
Kid Friendly 
404 Frostgrave-The Calm Before the Storm!
Table 6 Frostgrave 28mm Fantasy Creepy Hollow Mike Johns and Maxie Makay 
Description:Take a harrowing trip thru a frozen city in search of fame and glory! 
405 The Pacific
Table 8 Axis & Allies Miniatures 15 mm WWII Daniel Eustace 
Description:The Marines have landed! A strategic hill overlooks the shore of a Pacific island. The U.S. naval bombardment has dislodged the entrenched Japanese forces, but only for the moment. The Americans must trek through the difficult jungle terrain to capture the summit before the Japanese can retake it - and the jungle is swarming with Japs! 
406 Battle Of Beersheba
Table 7 12 Fame or Flames 1/700 WW II Gregg Belevick 
Description:First Arab-Israeli war. This was the first major aerial combat after the end of WWII. The mix of aircraft and who is flying what might surprise you. 
407  The Siege of Hanghai
Table 14 Home Crafted 28mm Warlord era 1920's China Mike Paine 
Description: It's 1920's China the warlord era, Warlord Cheng has ruled over Hanghai for sometime now and Warlords Zan Zuo and Lo Pan have allied to vanquish Cheng and rule Hanghai themselves and after that China! Will the allies take Hanghai or will retired General Wu Fang showup in time? Sign up and take part in the action you'll be glad you did.

 
408 1918, the Spring German offensive
Table 2 14 Wings of GLory 1/144 WWI Peter Landry 
Description:The Germans had one last punch in them and gave it all they had. New ground attack planes were designed and sent out to support the advancing infantry. New armored planes protected the crew while they machine gunned and dropped cluster grenades on the enemy below. Fly for the Kaiser and support the push on the ground or with the Entente, desperately trying to keep the new machines of death away from their friends below.  
409 This Most Presumptuous Dame
Table 4 Lion Rampant (modified) 28mm Viking Age Richard F. Wareing 
Description:The historian Saxo Grammaticus praised the shield maiden Lagertha as a "skilled amazon...of matchless spirit." But he also criticized her as "this most presumptuous dame" who had the audacity to murder her husband and take his kingdom because she "thought it pleasanter to rule without her husband than to share the throne with him."

Join Lagertha, her loyal shield maidens, and their confederates from across the Viking world as they try to earn their places in Valhalla. Or stand with the men of England as they defend home, church, and country against the pagan scourge. 
410 When Trumpets Fade
Table 12 Chain of Command 15mm  WWII Thomas Ballou 
Description:In the Green Hell of the Hürtgenwald, nobody can hear you scream. Or so they say. This scenario pits a US platoon against a force of Germans defending the fortifications of the west wall. Its time to take the "Hit out of Hitler"! 
411 Arena Deathmatch in 3D: Death Flies in All Directions
Table 13  Lego figures (approx. 1:72) SciFi Tim Allen 
Description:Arena Deathmatch takes to the third dimension -- strange stick-and-wire structures sway to and fro; contestants appear ("spawn") anywhere seemingly out of nowhere; they cling to the rigging, scamper along cables, and chase rumors of weapons and ammo caches; they're alert for any opening to score a "K" (kill) while sidestepping their own "D" (death) and angle for a valuable "T" (landing a fatal blow on the dreaded "Terminator"). Easy to play, fluid action, suitable for younger players (a coach, parent, or older sib might work best for some middle-schoolers).
Kid Friendly 

Time Slot: Sunday, 10:00am-4:00pm

Event #TableMax PlayersRules SystemScaleEraGM(s)
501 Frostgrave-The Calm Before the Storm!
Table 6 Frostgrave 28mm Fantasy Creepy Hollow Mike Johns and Maxie Makay 
Description:Take a harrowing trip thru a frozen city in search of fame and glory! 
502 Hunt for the Bismarck
Table 8 Axis & Allies - War at Sea 1:1800 WWII Daniel Eustace 
Description:May 1941 – the Germans launch Operation Rheinubung with the battleship Bismarck making its breakout into the North Atlantic seeking to devastate the vulnerable Allied convoys there. The British Home Fleet mobilizes to hunt down and destroy the threat before it can wreak havoc to their shipping lanes. 
503 Battle of the Banka Strait
Table 1 Seekreig 1/2400 WW II Gregg Belevick 
Description:In this what-if scenario, in the dark days of early 1942 the US musters as much of the fleet as it can to escort desperately need supplies to our troops on Bataan. Will they get through? Or will the Japanese blockade hold? 
504 Hanghai Raiders Strike again!
Table 14 Home Crafted 28mm 1920's China pulp Mike Paine 
Description:You have just arrived at the docks of Hanghai aboard the tramp steamer Macedonia seeking the owner of the local trading post. You have been told he knows the whereabouts of the Jade Box, which contains a vial that holds the secret of invisibility.
American, British, French, Chinese and Japanese secret agents battle the Red Dragon Society, a secretive smuggling ring that's been taken over by the Nolan Brothers, who also covet the Jade Box.
Meanwhile Fang the Pirate Warlord and the Dragon Lady on Wheels have sworn death for any foreign intruders while pledging to defeat the villain know as The Mysterious Doctor Satan. Who has a fortune in diamonds that he stole during the 1911 Chinese Revolution. The Mysterious Dr. has also invented an Orotron machine, which can turn seawater into gold and they would like to get their hands on that too!
Kids are welcome and adults that can play like kids are welcome too!
Kid Friendly
 
505 Talisman
Table 3 Talisman NA fantasy Paul M. Fontaine 
Description:The classic game of fantasy and magic! Players develop characters in the hopes of reaching the Portal of Power! Do YOU have what it takes to be victorious? 
506 Bite of the Crocodile, 26 June 1944
Table 12 Fireball Forward 15 mm World War II Sean Barnett 
Description:At the beginning of the British Operation Epsom, the 9th Cameronians, with the support of Crocodile flamethrower tanks, are charged with capturing the village of Haut du Bosq from the 12th SS Panzer Pionier Battalion, which is supported by elements of the 12th SS Panzer Artillery and HQ and support troops of the 26th SS Panzergrenadier Regiment. Will the SS panzer troops be able to take the heat from the Crocodiles?
Kid Friendly - with accompanying adult 
507 Arena Deathmatch in 3D: Death Flies in All Directions
Table 13  Lego figures (approx. 1:72) SciFi Tim Allen 
Description:Arena Deathmatch takes to the third dimension -- strange stick-and-wire structures sway to and fro; contestants appear ("spawn") anywhere seemingly out of nowhere; they cling to the rigging, scamper along cables, and chase rumors of weapons and ammo caches; they're alert for any opening to score a "K" (kill) while sidestepping their own "D" (death) and angle for a valuable "T" (landing a fatal blow on the dreaded "Terminator"). Easy to play, fluid action, suitable for younger players (a coach, parent, or older sib might work best for some middle-schoolers).
Kid Firendly 
508 GO FROGS RIBBIT - STOP THE BUGS!
Table 10 Combat Patrol 25-28mm Retro Sci-fi Mark A. Morin 
Description:In the lush forests of the Frog Federation, peace has ended. The merciless insect forces - composed of Hurraku Space Phraints and their Aphid allies aim to claim this world and rid it of these insectivores. A platoon of Frog Commandos has the mission of holding on to their beleaguered outpost until relieved by the Star Ducks. 

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