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Comment by Fred Schwarz on September 3, 2016 at 10:04am

Wargame weekend "Museumfest" 16-18 September at the

Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society Museum

16600 Stephens

Eastpointe, MI 48021

Starts 4 pm on Friday and goes until 4 PM Sunday.   ASL, CY6, WH40K and other gaming.   $5 donation to the Museum.

Comment by Scott de Brestian on August 19, 2014 at 12:33pm

I don’t know if any of you are familiar with DaveCon, an annual gaming convention in Okemos, MI (http://www.lansingboardgamers.com/DaveCon). DaveCon is run by a member of Lansing Boardgamers, and is essentially a Euro-only convention that runs September 6 and 7 this year.

I have been working on getting some heavier games into the convention, including some cross-over Eurogames/wargames. This year I am running three:

Cuba Libre
Bios: Megafauna
Terra Incognita (my prototype New World exploration game).

After mentioning to friends that I was running these games, the gamer grapevine revealed a few wargamers who expressed an interest in coming out to Okemos to play one or more of those games. It occurred to me that DaveCon might be a good venue to bring some Michigan Wargamers together and establish ourselves as a community.

(Note that I am not affiliated with running DaveCon — but there is always plenty of space and it is fairly conveniently located for most of us in the state).

So I thought I would reach out to potential wargamers (and near-wargamers) on Consimworld and Boardgamegeek to see if anyone is interested in coming to the con, even if only for a day.

To that end, I have created a Google Group (https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/wargaming-at-davecon) to allow people to look for opponents for games they want to get to the table. I am pretty eclectic in my tastes myself, so if there is something you want to play, chances are I will play it with you (subject to my existing commitments).

I think good games for this venue are multiplayer games (COIN games, for example), and shorter card-driven games (such as Twilight Struggle), but the con runs the whole weekend so there’s no reason people couldn’t try something even meatier.

I also am hoping that this allow us to find more opponents around the state. Who knows — maybe next year we can convince Dave to make wargames an official part of the DaveCon schedule!

Cheers,
Scott

Comment by Fred Rauscher on February 11, 2014 at 10:05pm

Anyone is East Lansing area? 

Comment by Wayne Boudreaux Jr. on November 14, 2013 at 7:35pm
I'm out of town on the 7th. Pretty bummed out that I'll miss WinterCon this year as well. I'll see what I can do to attend on of the BLOC meetings and keep you posted.
Comment by Wayne Boudreaux Jr. on November 12, 2013 at 7:50pm
Mark, do you guys have any dedicated game days? I would be interested in playing Command and Colors.
Comment by Wayne Boudreaux Jr. on November 4, 2013 at 8:15pm
Anyone close to Macomb Township?
 

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