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P60 Zulu Dawn--The Battle of Isandlwana

Only available via On-line Pre-registration
Friday Noon on California BR 4 Table 10-13 for 6 hours
GM: Nick Stern
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: Battles for Empire
Edition: 2nd
Players: 7
Provided: All miniatures provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Useful
Game Content: Mainstream

On January 22, 20,00 Zulu warriors overwhelmed the British camp at Isandlwana and killed 1,300 troops in the first major encounter of the Zulu War. Play the battle in 15mm with over 1,000 Zulu miniatures on the table. The rules, Battles for Empire 2nd Ed., allow for fast play of large colonial battles.

P64 Ghost Division: Bridgehead at Houx; May 13, 1940

Only available via On-line Pre-registration
Friday 4 PM on California BR 4 Table 4 for 6 hours
GM: Greg Guth
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: Fireball Forward WWII 15mm
Edition: 2nd
Players: 6
Provided: All miniatures provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Useful
Game Content: Mainstream

Ghost Division (Rommel's 7th Panzer Division): The 5th Motorcycle battalion of Rommel's 7th Pz has established a small bridgehead on the west bank of the Meuse. Rommel must now use a daytime river crossing to expand the bridgehead before it can be crushed by the French 5th Motorized. Fireball Forward rules, 15mm. Rules will be taught.

P65 Test of Honour Samurai Skirmish

Only available via On-line Pre-registration
Friday 4 PM on California BR 4 Table 5 for 4 hours
GM: Clif Castle
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: Test of Honor
Edition: 2nd
Players: 6
Provided: All miniatures provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Useful
Game Content: Mainstream

28mm Samurai skirmish Each player has retinue on one of two sides

161 Battle of Cynoscephalae

Friday 8 PM on California BR 4 Table 5 for 4 hours
GM: Bob Dailey
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: Command and Colors
Edition: Ancients
Players: 6
Provided: All Miniatures provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Useful
Game Content: Mainstream

This is a Large Scale battle between the Roman Republic under the command of Quinctius and the Macedonian Empire under their Pesky leader Philip V of Macedon.

262 Ghost Division: Battle of Onhaye, May 14, 1940

Saturday 9 AM on California BR 4 Table 4 for 6 hours
GM: Greg Guth
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: Fireball Forward WWII 15mm
Edition: 2nd
Players: 6
Provided: All miniatures provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Useful
Game Content: Mainstream

Ghost Division (Rommel's 7th Panzer Division) Campaign Game 4: Elements of the German 7th Mtr. Inf. Regiment and the 25th Pz. Regiment of Rommel's 7th Pz, attempt to seize the vital road junction of Onhaye from the French 4th North African Division. Fireball Forward 15mm, rules will be taught. Players do not have to

263 Test of Honour Samurai Skirmish

Saturday 9 AM on California BR 4 Table 5 for 4 hours
GM: Clif Castle
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: Test of Honor
Edition: 2nd
Players: 6
Provided: All miniatures provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Useful
Game Content: Mainstream

28mm Samurai skirmish Each player has retinue on one of two sides

266 Assault on the Taku forts, 1860

Saturday 10 AM on California BR 4 Table 6 for 6 hours
GM: Nick Stern
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: The Men who would be Kings
Players: 6
Provided: All miniatures provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Useful
Game Content: Mainstream

In 1860, the French and British fought the 2nd Opium War to force the Chinese government to continue to allow the opium trade in China. A French-British expeditionary force had to take the forts in order to continue their advance to Peking. Veterans of the Crimean War said that the fight for the forts was worse then anything they had encountered fighting the Russians. Rules are the popular colonial set, The Men Who Would Be Kings.

267 Brazen Chariots: Crusader Tanks in the Western Desert

Saturday 10 AM on California BR 4 Table 7-8 for 4 hours
GM: John Lantz
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: Bolt Action
Edition: 2nd
Players: 8
Provided: All miniatures provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Useful
Game Content: Mainstream

1941, Egypt. The British 8th Army takes the initiative and forces Panzergrupper Afrika to shorten it's supply lines through a combination of daring raids and pitched battles. Will British fast tanks be able to secure the destruction of Axis men and materiel caught out in the open, or will the German supply column smash through the the Brits small tanks and reach the safty of their fortified positions on the coast? Choose a side, and lead British or Germans into action in this platoon-level WWII game.

270 The Battle of Bir El Abn - November 1942

Saturday 11 AM on California BR 4 Table 11 for 4 hours
GM: Pete Michels
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: Rapid Fire
Edition: 2nd
Players: 8
Provided: All miniatures provided by GM
Variations: 13 & under accompanied by parent
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Mainstream

Italian Ariete Division against British 7th Armour's 22nd Armoured Bde during The second battle of El Alamein. 20mm using Rapid Fire 2nd Ed. rules in the Western Desert. Dust, sand, M14/41s vs Crusaders (II and IIIs), Grants and Stuarts. Basically a free for all on the south flank of the El Alamein attack. Ariete Division must hold the British for and as long as possible and do as much damage as they can to allow Afrika Korps to escape.

362 Battle of Cynoscephalae

Saturday 2 PM on California BR 4 Table 5 for 4 hours
GM: Bob Dailey
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: Command and Colors
Edition: Ancients
Players: 6
Provided: All Miniatures provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Useful
Game Content: Mainstream

This is a Large Scale battle between the Roman Republic under the command of Quinctius and the Macedonian Empire under their Pesky leader Philip V of Macedon.

363 WWII Dogfights

Saturday 2 PM on California BR 4 Table 14-15 for 8 hours
GM: Chuck Staedler
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: Sky's the Limit!
Players: 6
Provided: All miniatures provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Useful
Game Content: Mainstream

Two 3-3 1/2-hour dogfight games will be played, featuring classic fighters of the era. Fly a two-plane element, utilize your aircraft's unique characteristics, employ sound tactics, & shoot down the enemy! Sky's The Limit! is a WWII air combat rule set developed by South Bay Game Club members over the course of many years. It's combination of realism and simplicity make for a fast-paced and engrossing game experience.

364 Ghost Division: The Battle of Flavion, May 15, 1940

Saturday 4 PM on California BR 4 Table 4 for 6 hours
GM: Greg Guth
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: Fireball Forward WWII 15mm
Edition: 2nd
Players: 8
Provided: All Miniatures provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Useful
Game Content: Mainstream

Ghost Division (Rommel's 7th Panzer). Rommel's 7th Panzer Division runs into the French 1st Armored Division while attempting to break through the French 9th Army's lines, initiating one of the largest armor battles of the French 1940 campaign. Fireball Forward, 15mm. Rules will be taught. 

366 The Spanish Ulcer

Saturday 4 PM on California BR 4 Table 12-13 for 8 hours
GM: Alex S. Fabros
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: Warlord Games Black Powder
Players: 8
Provided: All Miniatures provided by GM
Variations: Albion Triumphant
Rules Knowledge: Useful
Game Content: Mainstream

With their Spanish allies, the British are attempting to stop a French force headed for Madrid. This non-historical game introduces players to the Black Powder game system.

564 Aleutian Air War: Attack on Kiska

Sunday 10 AM on California BR 4 Table 11-14 for 6 hours
GM: Chuck Staedler
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: Sky's the Limit!
Players: 6
Provided: All miniatures provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Useful
Game Content: Mainstream

Sept. 25, 1942. USAAF B-24 bombers & P-39 & P-40 fighters from Adak, Alaska, head for Japanese positions around Kiska harbor. IJNAF A6M2-N floatplane fighters rise to intercept them.

565 Second Battle of Cape Spartivento (WWII Naval)

Sunday 10 AM on California BR 4 Table 15-17 for 6 hours
GM: Roy Scaife
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: Dark Seas
Edition: 1.0
Players: 6
Provided: All miniatures provided by GM
Rules Knowledge: Useful
Game Content: Mainstream

The Second Battle of Cape Spartivento took place during the Battle of the Mediterranean in November 1940. The British have sent a task force north to intercept an Italian fleet tasked with destroying an allied convoy. Observation aircraft identify enemy vessels on the morning of the 27th and moved to engage. The British divide their task force into two main groups. The Italians organized into three groups.

566 Battle of the Three Sisters - 1863 American Civil War

Sunday 11 AM on California BR 4 Table 18 for 4 hours
GM: Pete Michels
Type: Historical Miniatures
System: Rank and File
Players: 6
Provided: All miniatures provided by GM
Variations: ACW modifiers included. 13 & under accompanied by parent
Rules Knowledge: Beginners Welcome
Game Content: Mainstream

Hooker?s Union forces are met by Lee?s Rebs as they emerge from O?Campo pass in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Three Sisters heights are key to Chancellorsville's western flank.

The Union forces are trying to force a path to Richmond (to the East) and the Confederate forces are counterattacking in the hopes of destroying or splitting the Union army.