DieCon 17

Miniature Event Schedule

Last Updated : 05/12

Game Session

Con Day

Game Title Game SystemGame Company Game TypeGMDescription
1 Friday Battle of Cape Henry - March 16, 1781 Action Under Sail Tabletop Games Miniature BM: Steve Lowry Era: Napoleonic Naval Combat with 1/1200 scale. General Washington is attempting to catch Benedict Arnold in Virginia by sending the French Fleet to the Chesapeake Bay. The British found out and sent their fleet and actually got ahead of the French to outside of the bay. Who will control the entrance to the bay?
1 Friday 1813-The Year of Nationalism Bonaparte Mark Johnson Miniature BM: Mark Johnson Era: Napoleonic Ground Combat with 25mm scale. Throughout 1813, France’s satellites struggled to accommodate their loyalty to Napoleon, the military threat of Coalition powers, and their national interests and preservation. Presenting battles from a hypothetical campaign in Eastern Europe. Active French occupation and fortress troops, and regional allied brigades, face off against Austrian and other Coalition forces.
1 Friday Battle in the Mist General Quarters 3.3 Old Dominion Game Works Miniature BM: Adam H. Jones III Era: World War II Naval Combat with 1/2400 scale. A generated fictional scenario taking place off of the cold and misty shore of Norway at the start of the German invasion in April of 1940. British and German forces stumble into one another while the Norwegians on shore try to figure out what is happening!!!
1 Friday The Great War in Africa The Sword of Africa Sergeants 3 Miniature BM: Blake Walker Era: World War I Ground Combat with 28mm scale. A company of German colonials take on invading Belgian Force Publique troops and their native allies in the jungles of Tanzania during September 1914. See who will win the opening battle for the Great War in Africa…
1 Friday Limeys & Slimeys Sailing Ships Miniatures Bill Abrams Miniature Kevin Fitzpatrick 1/300 scale. Shiver Me Timbers! Avast, Me Hearty’s! Do you dare to take on the challenge of leading a band of pirates to plunder a wreck full of booty & treasure. A fast paced, easy to learn, easy to play game of sailing ships and high adventure!
1 Friday Escape from R-D 13 Ultimate Warzone Warzone Miniature Dennis Moler Your men were surrounded and overwhelmed. The last thing you remember was a sharp pain in the back of your head. You wake to see a dark room that looks more like a slaughter house than a cell but you are not alone. All materials will be provided and rules will be taught. New players welcome.
1 Friday Day of the Eagle Starmada Majestic Twelve Games Miniature Daniel Kast On August 2, 2573, the Romulan Star Empire invaded the United Federation
of Planets, joining the General War. This day "lived in infamy" as "The
Day of the Eagle". This scenario represents just one of the many clashes
along the Romulan Border during that fateful day.
1 Friday Rouge One Star Wars: X-Wing Fantasy Flight Games Miniature Jason Sharp A long long time ago in a galaxy far far away.... A small group of rebels have infiltrated the imperial base on Scarif to steal schematics for the new super weapon the Death Star. They have been discovered and are trapped under the planets defense shield by the time the rebel fleet arrived. Now the rebels need to make a desperate attempt to destroy the shield's gate so the plans can be transmitted out to the fleet.
1 Friday Learn to Play Flames of War Battlefront Miniature Will Yankausky Learn to play Flames of War.
2 Friday Macau Incident-27 January 1799 Post Captain Old Dominion GameWorks Miniature BM: Ray Runge Era: Napoleonic Naval Combat with 1/1000 scale. The Macau Incident was an inconclusive encounter between a powerful squadron of French and Spanish warships and a British Royal Navy escort squadron in the Wanshan (or Ladrones) Archipelago off Macau on 27 January 1799. The incident took place in the context of the East Indies campaign during the French Revolutionary Wars, with the allied squadron attempting to disrupt a valuable British merchant convoy due to sail from Qing Dynasty China. 
2 Friday 1813-The Year of Nationalism Bonaparte Mark Johnson Miniature BM: Mark Johnson Era: Napoleonic Ground Combat with 25mm scale. Throughout 1813, France’s satellites struggled to accommodate their loyalty to Napoleon, the military threat of Coalition powers, and their national interests and preservation. Presenting battles from a hypothetical campaign in Eastern Europe. Active French occupation and fortress troops, and regional allied brigades, face off against Austrian and other Coalition forces.
2 Friday Giora's Shahak* (Israeli name for the Mirage III) Check your 6!: Jet Age Skirmish Campaigns Miniature BM: Terry Callahan Era: Six Day War Air Combat with 1/300 scale. Fifty years ago, the Six Day War was being fought from June 5 through June 10. After claiming two EAF MiG 21s, one Syrian MiG 21, and taking shrapnel in the leg on June 6, Giora Rom managed to extricate himself from the hospital and make it back to his squadrom on June 7. After managing to get a doctors ok to fly, Giora launched on a ground attack mission toward Ras Sudr and Sharm-El-Sheikh. After take-off, the ground intercept controller ordered the Shahaks to turn North and drop their fuel tanks. Soon the Shahaks spotted several MiG 17s that were attacking two Israeli Super Mysteres.
2 Friday Disturbing The Peace Fistfull of TOWs 3 Ty Beard & Paul Minton Miniature BM: Adam H. Jones III Era: Modern Ground Combat with 1/285 scale. The Cold War turned hot when the Arabs and Israelis clashed in the 1973 Yom Kipper War. Initial Soviet gains in Europe were stopped and NATO slowly began to push back. Last week, a temporary hold was ordered as negotiations began in Switzerland to try to settle the conflict. Both sides held their ground and patrolled the area between the lines to keep tabs on the enemy. Last night in the no mans land between the NATO and Soviet forces near the village of Shwans...an aircraft appeard to crash. Both sides waited until dawn to check out the crash site after NATO and the Soviets agreed to allow a small recon unit from each side to approach the wreck.
2 Friday Intercept at All Cost Wings of Glory Ares Games Miniature BM: James Kantor Era: World War I Air Combat with 1/144 scale. Spotters at the front lines have reported a bomber strike inbound. Scramble to protect the base!
2 Friday Star Gazer BH3133 Ultimate Warzone Warzone Miniature Dennis Moler While on patrol over the skies of Mars you chance upon a ship. The call letters indicate the Star Gazer a sbip that disappeared just before the AI wars long before you were born. Now in a course to collide with the planet, you have been ordered to investigate. All materials will be provided and rules will be taught. New players welcome.
2 Friday Dogger Bank Incident Grand Fleets Majestic Twelve Games Miniature Daniel Kast On the night of October 21, 1904, Russian warships misinterpreted signals
from British fishing ships in the English Channel and opened fire. One
trawler was sunk and three fishermen killed. For a time it seemed as if
the world was on the brink of a true world war, should the current
situation not be defused peacefully. This scenario presents a "what if?"
situation in which the British Channel Fleet engaged the Baltic Fleet.
2 Friday Learn to Play Bolt Action 2nd Edition Warlord Games Miniature
Learn to play Bolt Action 2nd Edition; a squad level WWII skirmish action game.
3 Saturday Battle of Khalkhin-Gol Memoir 44 Overlord Days of Wonder Miniature BM: Ron Howard The Japanese Sixth Army was facing the Soviet 57th Special Corps, included Mongolian cavalry. At first, the battles were only short skirmishes. The clashes escalated into open warfare. The whold campaign lasted five months and ended in a Soviet victory.
3 Saturday 1813-The Year of Nationalism Bonaparte Mark Johnson Miniature BM: Mark Johnson Era: Napoleonic Ground Combat with 25mm scale. Throughout 1813, France’s satellites struggled to accommodate their loyalty to Napoleon, the military threat of Coalition powers, and their national interests and preservation. Presenting battles from a hypothetical campaign in Eastern Europe. Active French occupation and fortress troops, and regional allied brigades, face off against Austrian and other Coalition forces.
3 Saturday Attack on Sacketts Harbor, Lake Ontario - July 1815 Action Under Sail Tabletop Games Miniature BM: Steve Lowry Era: Napoleonic Naval Combat with 1/1200 scale. The British are attacking Sackett Harbor to destroy the primary American naval base on Lake Ontario. Can the Americans stop the British from destroying the fortifications that prevent the British from seizing the base and gaining control of Lake Ontario?
3 Saturday Fighter Sweep 1917 Canvas Eagle Eric Hotz & Phil Hall Miniature BM: Terry Callahan Era: World War I Air Combat with 1/72 scale. One hundred years ago during the summer of 1917, British and German squadrons contest the skies over the Western Front. Each nation flies the best fighters of the day; Sopwith Camels and Triplanes, Se5a, Fokker DR I triplanes, Albatros DV and Phaltz III duel with each other to wrest control of the air over the battlefields of France and Flanders.
3 Saturday Colonial German Marines vs. Masai Warriors in German East Africa The Sword of Africa Sergeants 3 Miniature BM: Blake Walker Era: Victorian Ground Combat with 28mm scale. Masai Warriors must defend their village from an encroaching company of German Colonial Marines in 1885 using The Sword in Africa rules.
3 Saturday Operation Bluecoat Command Decision - Test of Battle Frank Chadwick & Glenn E. Kidd Miniature BM: David Harrison Era: World War II Ground Combat with 1/285 scale. After two months of bitter combat in Normandy, Operation Bluecoat transformed the campaign into a war of movement. British and German armored divisions were flung against one another. The British advance was prepared by yet another heavy bombardment by the Allied air forces, but ground to a halt in the face of clever tactics by the often fragmented German defenders. The story of Bluecoat includes examples of virtually every type of Second World War armored combat: from infantry tanks to specialized flame-throwers and minesweeping tanks; from light armored reconnaissance units to the heaviest battle tanks of the Second World War.
3 Saturday Ship to Ship Chronopia WarZone Miniature Dennis Moler It's always war on the open sea, pirates, weather, even a simple competition. When a group of ships find themselves on the open sea anything can happen. All materials will be provided and rules will be taught. New playeers welcome.
3 Saturday TBD Iron Stars Majestic Twelve Games Miniature Daniel Kast TBD
3 Saturday Death Race Star Wars: X-Wing Fantasy Flight Games Miniature Jason Sharp A long long time ago in a galaxy far far away.... The best pilots in the galaxy have gathered, not for a battle not for a war, not for any official reason at all. They have personal days, R&R, or they just slipped away when no one was looking. The reason why, a race. This is no ordinary race though, this is Death's Crossing the last qualifier for the most prestigious and deadly race in existence the Dragon Void. This race is not for any organization in the galaxy to farther it's agenda, it's a race where pilots test their metal and prove once and for all who is the best. Your quick or your dead.
3 Saturday All Quiet on the Martian Front All Quiet on the Martian Front Ironclad Games Miniature Ironclad Games The Martians have formed a redoubt around the site of a new colony, but
American Doughboys aim to stop them and destroy the complex Room for 6
beginners to All Quiet on The Martian Front Hosted by Ironclad Games.
3 Saturday 75 Point Steamroller Warmachine/Hordes Privateer Press Miniature John Miller This is a standard 75 point Steamroller event, the only variant used will be Death Clock. Full rules for Warmachine/Hordes Steamroller can be found at http://privateerpress.com/organized-play/steamroller-tournaments.
3 Saturday Open Tournament Bolt Action 2nd Edition Warlord Games Miniature
Bolt Action WWII 1000 pt force. Force must be Allied or Axis units as described in currently published rules. Rules, units and weapons presented in Operation Sea Lion are not allowed in this Tournament.
3 Saturday Operation Phoenix Early War Tournament Flames of War Battlefront Miniature Will Yankausky Flames of War EW Tournament. Requires 1650 max. point early war army. Army may be created from any legal list from published Books, pdfs or digital.
4 Saturday Moments of Glory or Death Charioteer: Racing at the Famous Circus Maximus Two Hour Wargames Miniature BM: Glenn Wilson Era: Roman Chariot racing with 15mm scale. Four chariots start the race…only ONE will be the victor!!!!
4 Saturday 1813-The Year of Nationalism Bonaparte Mark Johnson Miniature BM: Mark Johnson Era: Napoleonic Ground Combat with 25mm scale. Throughout 1813, France’s satellites struggled to accommodate their loyalty to Napoleon, the military threat of Coalition powers, and their national interests and preservation. Presenting battles from a hypothetical campaign in Eastern Europe. Active French occupation and fortress troops, and regional allied brigades, face off against Austrian and other Coalition forces.
4 Saturday Battle of Dogger Bank - August 5, 1781 Action Under Sail Tabletop Games Miniature BM: Steve Lowry Era: Napoleonic Naval Combat with 1/1200 scale. The British fleet and Dutch fleet are both escorting convoys and the fleets collide in the North Sea near Dogger Bank. This was one of the hardest fought naval battles of the war but was inconclusive. Will different commanders make a difference?
4 Saturday Drop on Hettin IV NetEpic/GW Space Marines Net Epic Discussion Group Miniature BM: Pat Connaughton & Larry Salazar Era: Sci-Fi Ground Combat with 6mm scale. A Space Marine chapter is dropping from orbit to capture a crucial rebel control station and to disable a planetary defense cannon. Can the Marines complete the mission before the locals react and reinforce the rebels?
4 Saturday on the Perimeter: The Pecos Pocket All Quiet on the Martian Front Robot Peanut Studios Miniature BM: David Schaffner Era: Sci-Fi Ground Combat with 15mm scale. It is 1914 and the Martian onslaught on the southern front has begun again. Encircled in the Pecos Pocket, the Texas Army is holding on but the chance of relief diminishes daily. Command a Martian war machine or defend mankind against these predators. Welcome to the War of the Worlds!
4 Saturday Ghosts in the Stars Star Wars: X-Wing Fantasy Flight Games Miniature BM: James Kantor Era: Science Fiction Spaceship Combat with 1/270 scale. Imperial pilots! Sources have reported Rebels activity in this sector. Take a patrol out and find them.
4 Saturday Limeys & Slimeys Sailing Ships Miniatures Bill Abrams Miniature Kevin Fitzpatrick 1/300 scale. Shiver Me Timbers! Avast, Me Hearty’s! Do you dare to take on the challenge of leading a band of pirates to plunder a wreck full of booty & treasure. A fast paced, easy to learn, easy to play game of sailing ships and high adventure!
4 Saturday Fire & Ice Chronopia WarZone Miniature Dennis Moler No one knows what starts wars, someone fails in their manners or someone refuses a gift, greed, hate, and sometimes nothing at all. This time it is House Helios and Chrystal Lotus House. Diplomacy has failed and the fighting begins. All materials will be provided and rules will be taught. New players welcome.
4 Saturday TBD Starmada Majestic Twelve Games Miniature Daniel Kast TBD
5 Saturday The Battle of Tamatave-20 May, 1811 Post Captain Old Dominion GameWorks Miniature BM: Ray Runge Era: Napoleonic Naval Combat with 1/1000 scale. The Battle of Tamatave, fought off Tamatave in Madagascar between British and French frigate squadrons, would be the final engagement of the Mauritius campaign of 1809 - 1811. A reinforcement squadron of frigates (loaded with troops and supplies for the French garrison at Mauritius) under the command of Commodore Francois Roquebert in Renommee, had been dispatched from Brest in February 1811. Unknown to the French, however, Mauritius had already fallen in December 1810 to a British invasion fleet. The reinforcement squadron reached Mauritius on 6 May, only to discover the following day that the island was now in British hands and narrowly escaped a trap laid by a squadron of British frigates ordered to pursue and destroy them. 
5 Saturday 1813-The Year of Nationalism Bonaparte Mark Johnson Miniature BM: Mark Johnson Era: Napoleonic Ground Combat with 25mm scale. Throughout 1813, France’s satellites struggled to accommodate their loyalty to Napoleon, the military threat of Coalition powers, and their national interests and preservation. Presenting battles from a hypothetical campaign in Eastern Europe. Active French occupation and fortress troops, and regional allied brigades, face off against Austrian and other Coalition forces.
5 Saturday The Joust At Lyons Joust Two Hour Wargames Miniature BM: Glenn Wilson Era: Medievil Tourney Combat with 28mm scale. Challenge France's finest knights at Lyons for honor and glory.
5 Saturday Fire & Ice: The Open Seas Chronopia WarZone Miniature Dennis Moler Will the seas boil with the passionate heat of Helios or freeze like the cold heart of Chrystal Lotus? Come choose a side or choose your own house. All materials will be provided and rules will be taught. New players welcome.
5 Saturday Mers-el-Kebir Grand Fleets Majestic Twelve Games Miniature Daniel Kast On July 3, 1940, British forces bombarded the French fleet anchored off
the coast of Algeria, in an effort to prevent the ships from falling into
the hands of the Germans. In this "what if?" scenario, the French have
decided it best to make a run for it but were unable to make it to open
sea before the British fleet arrived, leading to a true naval battle.
5 Saturday The Hunt Battletech Catalyst Miniature Glen Grissom Inner Sphere mercenaries hunt down remnants of a clan garrison in the ruins of former mech factory.
5 Saturday Sticks and Stones Sticks and Stones Home Rules Miniature Jon Bancroft Standing on the ledge overlooking his Valley, Og, chief of the yellowhairs feels there is something different about his valley today. Returning to the campsite he grunts his orders to the rest of the tribe. Time once again to defend what is theirs.
6 Sunday Attack on Kingston Harbor, Lake Ontario - June 1815 Action Under Sail Tabletop Games Miniature BM: Steve Lowry Era: Napoleonic Naval Combat with 1/1200 scale. The Americans are attacking Kingston Harbor to prevent the British completion of the third ship of the line on the lake to gain control of Lake Ontario. Can the British stop the Americans and gain control of the Lake?
6 Sunday 1813-The Year of Nationalism Bonaparte Mark Johnson Miniature BM: Mark Johnson Era: Napoleonic Ground Combat with 25mm scale. Throughout 1813, France’s satellites struggled to accommodate their loyalty to Napoleon, the military threat of Coalition powers, and their national interests and preservation. Presenting battles from a hypothetical campaign in Eastern Europe. Active French occupation and fortress troops, and regional allied brigades, face off against Austrian and other Coalition forces.
6 Sunday Attack on the Compound Classic Battletech Catalyst Games Miniature BM: Ron Howard The defenders of the Smoke Jaguar compound were outnumbered, but were veterans of previous failed attacks. The Light Horse Mercenary were out to rescue their leader, captured as he was on his way to a meeting with the leaders of Jade Falcon clan. This is a coordinated attack on a military compound to rescue their leader.
6 Sunday Going for Gold Full Thrust-Project Continuum GZG Games & Emerald Coast Skunkworks Miniature BM: Adam H. Jones III Era: Sci-Fi Spaceship Combat. A weak mayday from a civilian freighter has been received by both the Terran Alliance and Drindenzi Corporate. Both have dispatched a force to respond to the call for help.
6 Sunday Treasure Lust Letters of Marque James Kantor Miniature BM: James Kantor Era: Age of Sail Naval Game with 1/1200 scale. Spies have gotten word that the Spanish are sending out a convoy of gold-laden merchant ships with a light escort. Time to share some of that ill-gotten booty!
6 Sunday Limeys & Slimeys Sailing Ships Miniatures Bill Abrams Miniature Kevin Fitzpatrick 1/300 scale. Shiver Me Timbers! Avast, Me Hearty’s! Do you dare to take on the challenge of leading a band of pirates to plunder a wreck full of booty & treasure. A fast paced, easy to learn, easy to play game of sailing ships and high adventure!
6 Sunday TBD Iron Stars Majestic Twelve Games Miniature Daniel Kast TBD
6 Sunday Escalation Star Wars: X-Wing Fantasy Flight Games Miniature Jason Sharp A long long time ago in a galaxy far far away.... In times of war pilots that meet and beat expectations are called aces. These extraordinary pilots can sometimes even be said to have changed the tide of a battle. While amazing in their own right, rarely do they get to match skill with one that is their equal. This is your chance to see what would happen if a battle contained nothing but the best pilots in the galaxy. test your skill one ship at a time, though four ships to see if you can be an ace among aces.
6 Sunday Red vs Blue Bolt Action 2nd Edition Warlord Games Miniature
You came for the Saturday tournament. Here's the reason to stay on Sunday. One huge game. Axis vs Allies is theme of this game. Max 1000 point force required.
7 Sunday Hunt for Red Munster In Her Majesty's Name: Gothic The Ministry of Gentlemanly Warfare Miniature BM: Glenn Wilson Era: Gothic Sci-Fi Ground Combat with 25mm scale. One of Dr Frankenstein's creations has been spreading death and destruction. It must be stopped. Complications: Ruins (possibly an ancient/jungle deserted temple).
7 Sunday Day One Starmada Majestic Twelve Games Miniature Daniel Kast On 2 August 2571, the Klingon Empire invaded the Federation, expanding the
Second Four Powers War into what became known as The General War. This day
"lived in infamy" as "Day One". This scenario represents just one of the
many clashes along the Klingon Border during that fateful day.
7 Sunday Sticks and Stones Sticks and Stones Home Rules Miniature Jon Bancroft Standing on the ledge overlooking his Valley, Og, chief of the yellowhairs feels there is something different about his valley today. Returning to the campsite he grunts his orders to the rest of the tribe. Time once again to defend what is theirs.
8 Sunday Komandorski Islands Grand Fleets Majestic Twelve Games Miniature Daniel Kast On March 27, 1943, American and Japanese naval forces engaged in the North
Pacific, just south of the Soviet Komandorski Islands. Outnumbered and
outmatched, the U.S. Navy did what it does best: charge in and worry about
the consequences later!