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We Few, We Happy Few: Cold Wars 2020 After Action Report: PDF Download

Posted By Russ Lockwood, Thursday, March 26, 2020
My AAR of CW2020 * Intro and Walkabout * Elder Sign eurogame * 28mm Battle of Crecy * Walkabout * My Talk: Tips for Writing an AAR * HMGS Membership Meeting (Ocean City, MD, Treasurer Report, Other Conventions) * 15mm Battle of the Bulge * 28mm Planet of the Apes * Dealer Area (Tennis Barn)

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Fall-In 2019: Dash In and Dash Out

Posted By Russ Lockwood, Sunday, November 24, 2019
My recap of Fall In 2019, alas limited to but one day, but one day is better than no day. Fall In 2019 Recap in PDF...

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HISTORICON 2019 CONVENTION REPORT: New Spaces in New Places

Posted By Russ Lockwood, Friday, July 26, 2019

HISTORICON 2019 CONVENTION REPORT: New Spaces in New Places

Here's my recap of Historicon 2019, with game After Action Reports, some walkabout moments, recap of the Friday Night Membership Meeting, dealer area and flea market musings, and puns and the occasional irreverence -- all in downloadable PDF glory. Enjoy.

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HISTORICON 2002 RECAP: One From the Vault

Posted By Russ Lockwood, Wednesday, July 10, 2019

HISTORICON 2002 RECAP: ONE FROM THE VAULT

by Russ Lockwood

One from the MagWeb.com vault: A recap of the HMGS East Historicon 2002 convention. Note that many of the companies mentioned, MagWeb.com included, are no longer around.

The full article, with photos and captions, is best viewed using the attached pdf file.

Here is the opening paragraph:

Once again, the good folks at HMGS East presented a marvelous convention centered around military history and historical miniatures. Hundreds of events allowed you the opportunity to command troops from every era, from ancient Egyptians to modern Americans, and even a little bit beyond. The toughest decision was which event to enter--so many interesting and visually appealing ones. Historicon 2002 was held July 24-28, 2002, at the Lancaster Host Resort on Rte 30, just east of Lancaster, PA, and took up just about every nook and cranny of the resort center...

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