Saturday, October 8, 2011

The Mechanicon

The MechaniCon 2011 is coming up fast.
The MechaniCon 2011 is a three day convention that will be held in West Chester, Pennsylvania. With over 9000 square feet of convention space, this is an event you will not want to miss!
November 4-6, 2011
  • The MechaniCon 40K Grand Tournament 2011 – Throne of Skulls National Circuit Event
  • Friday 40K Tournament – Forge World Friendly Rules
  • Privateer Press Steamroller events
  • Blood Bowl Tournament
  • Battlefleet Gothic Tournament
  • 40K Kill Team Events
  • Many other games and tournaments, check the web site frequently for the latest info
  • Vendor and Demo Room
  • Battlefront Miniatures and Gale Force Nine Vending Booth
-venue is in West Chester, PA – about 30 minutes from the Philadelphia Airport, 30 minutes from Wilmington, DE
-discount room rates available at the venue
-shuttle service is available from the airport
-easy access to major roads
-main convention hall has concession stand and bar
-additional halls are across the corridor from the restaurant and bar
-great prizes, cool swag and more!

I will be holding demos of Robotech Battles on Friday and Saturday afternoon of the Con. 
I want to show you this great game..
here is the write up on the Mechanicon's website:

Another new indie game shows off at the con – Robotech Battles

Another new indie game shows off at the con – Robotech Battles We are happy to announce that local game enthusiast Thomas Roache will be showing off the game he has been working on. Make sure to check out demos on Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5 at this year’s MechaniCon!
Welcome to the Tabletop Miniatures Skirmish Game based on Robotech from the Japanese version of the Anime Series Macross. Robotech Battles is a 3D Tabletop Skirmish Game where you can either be human or the alien Zentradi. You are the pilot in control of Devastating Transformable Mecha battling for the earth’s survival, or the alien commander in control of the hordes of giant aliens bent on domination. Aerial Dogfights, missile trails filling the sky, and Mecha on Mecha combat give you the player, a taste of the Robotech Universe. Play out your favorite scenes from the series in this skirmish game where the fate of the First Robotech war can be decided on the results of your battles.
A few simple things about the game:
The game is an action/reaction based skirmish game where your pilots have the means of fully using the environment they are in to travel through the landscape (this includes up and down as well).
Missiles are the third player and act independantly once fired and be careful if they miss.
Terrain can be targeted and will blow up if your not careful.
Set-up is fast and gameplay is faster.

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