Havoc XXXIV (2018)

Apr 6-8, 2018


Havoc Game Convention

Sponsored by Battle Group Boston

Events do not appear in the list until they are accepted by the Event Coordinator

Havoc Events

Time Slot: Any

Event #TableMax PlayersRules SystemScaleEraGM(s)
 Battle of the Banka Strait
 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? 
 On Wings of Steel
 Fame or Flames 1/700 WW II Gregg Belevick 
Description:Get a taste of what it was REALLY like to fly a fighter aircraft in WW2. FoF is a detailed yet playable simulation of aerial combat. This game is a must for anyone interested in military aircraft. 

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

Event #TableMax PlayersRules SystemScaleEraGM(s)
 Day of Atonement
 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. 
 Death Race 2018
 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.

Contestants run down innocent pedestrians to gain points before the arena champion makes his way onto the scene. 
 Frostgrave-The Calm Before the Storm!
 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! 
 Guadalcanal
 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! 

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

Event #TableMax PlayersRules SystemScaleEraGM(s)
 ADLG Ancients Tournament
 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.  
 Assault on a Village-Eastern Front
 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. 

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

Event #TableMax PlayersRules SystemScaleEraGM(s)
 Brotherton Road & Brock Field, Chickamauga, Sept 19, 1863
 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. Cheathamís 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 Cheathamís 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?

 
 Corregidor - The Siege and Retaking the Rock
 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. 
 Kanalkampf, Stuka attack on Convoy Peewit
 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. 
 Mighty Monsters
 10 Mighty Monsters Ganesha Games Sorta 40 mm Really? Timothy C Kesling 
Description:Kaiju stomping action. 
 Trialterum 15mm Scifi
 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. 

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

Event #TableMax PlayersRules SystemScaleEraGM(s)
 "IWO-JIMA"
 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! 
 Again, over the Somme
 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.
 
 Battle of Crysler's Farm
 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. 
 Brotherton Road & Brock Field, Chickamauga, Sept 19, 1863
 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. Cheathamís 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 Cheathamís 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?
 
 Death Race 2018
 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.

Contestants run down innocent pedestrians to gain points before the arena champion makes his way onto the scene. 
 Grudge Match at GrimKursk
 FUBAR 28mm 2200AD Edgar Traverso & Mike Moore 
Description:Itís been a long Dirty War between the Freemen Liberated Independence People and the Neu Swabian Empire. But this time itís personal. The FLIPpers are intent on crushing the 144th Shocktrooper Battalion and their mighty Blackwing Vulture Battlemech. Itís 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.  
 Midway Battle
 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. 
 Red Fleet vs Blue Fleet
 10 Galleys & Galleons Ganesha Games Sorta 40 mm Age of Sail Timothy C Kesling 
Description:Galleons clash on the open sea. 
 Searching for THE PEKING MAN
 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! 
 Skirmish at Bettolletto Bridge, June 1859
 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 
 The Road To Sleepy Hollow, October 1758
 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. 

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

Event #TableMax PlayersRules SystemScaleEraGM(s)
  The Siege of Hanghai
 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. 
 1918, the Spring German offensive
 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.  
 Frostgrave-The Calm Before the Storm!
 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! 
 This Most Presumptuous Dame
 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. 

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

Event #TableMax PlayersRules SystemScaleEraGM(s)
 Frostgrave-The Calm Before the Storm!
 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! 
 Hanghai Raiders Strike again!
 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!  

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