Warstore Weekend 2013 - MechaniCon Coverage is up!

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Warstore Weekend 2013 - MechaniCon Coverage is up!

Postby Tironum » Fri Jan 04, 2013 2:20 am

NOTE THE NEW DATE! November 1-3, 2013

We had started announcing our info for this year a little while ago but had to change things up due to an error that the hotel made. Our new venue and dates are now confirmed!

Come to the MechaniCon 40K GT, Colonial Warhammer Fantasy GT, Warmachine events and sooo much more!

Warstore Weekend 2013
November 1-3
East Brunswick, New Jersey

http://www.facebook.com/pages/TheWarsto ... 4989440247


Tickets are now on sale for Single Day and Weekend Passes and registration is up for the Colonial Fantasy GT and the MechaniCon 40K GT! The Registration page is here: http://thewarstoreweekend.com/registration/

The Colonial GT and The MechaniCon GT are now down to $49.99 plus access to all other events all weekend!



Convention rate rooms start at $119 per night. October 11th is the deadline for the discount code!
http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/pers ... .mc_id=POG


This year, The Colonial Warhammer Fantasy Battle GT will be joining the mayhem - http://www.thecolonialgt.com/ The Rules Outline for the event can be seen here: http://thewarstoreweekend.com/colonial-gt/

MechaniCon will once again return with the Warhammer 40,000 Grand Tournament. The complete rules packs are up for the 40K GT and the BFG GT.
http://www.themechanicon.com/1/

There will be loads of Warmachine again this year as well as lot of great side events, manufacturer demos and loads more!


You can watch this thread for updates to the general convention information.
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Re: Warstore Weekend 2013 - 11/1-3, MechaniCon 40K GT, Colon

Postby Tironum » Fri Mar 29, 2013 10:44 pm

Tickets are now available for the MechaniCon 40KGT and the Colonial WHFB GT

The Registration page is here: http://thewarstoreweekend.com/registration/

All you need to purchase is a weekend badge and register for the event, there is no additional event fee!!!

$49.99 covers your choice of events all weekend long, even on the longest weekend of the year!
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Re: Warstore Weekend 2013 - 11/1-3, MechaniCon 40K GT, Colon

Postby Tironum » Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:42 pm

Another 40K event has been added...

Mech Boyz Apocalypse Throw Down!

No rules. No referees. All carnage.

Bring and battle Warhammer 40,000 Apocalypse event
1500 point limit per player
Must be painted and based to play
Play until your forces are wiped out and then join the mayhem again!
You must bring all the rules necessary for your army

2pm - 10pm, Friday November 1
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Re: Warstore Weekend 2013 - 11/1-3, MechaniCon 40K GT, Colon

Postby Guy In Suit » Wed Sep 04, 2013 4:53 pm

Also, there's Malifaux!

And I am running it so you peeps better be there! :P

http://thewarstoreweekend.com/malifaux/

http://www.wyrd-games.net/showthread.ph ... post614869
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Re: Warstore Weekend 2013 - 11/1-3, MechaniCon 40K GT, Colon

Postby Tironum » Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:51 am

Nice, I will include the Malifaux info in our next round of posts!

Our club is really looking forward to 2E and some of us may join you in the Friday night event.
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Re: Warstore Weekend 2013 - 11/1-3, MechaniCon 40K GT, Colon

Postby Tironum » Wed Sep 18, 2013 4:01 pm

We have a bit of info to add this week.

Warmachine event sign-ups went live this month. There are 7 events over the course of the weekend. Last year's convention had battles going into the wee hours of the night so don't miss your chance to slug it out!

There is a lot of excitement for the 2nd Edition Malifaux games. Watch for the next Beta rules releases from Wyrd on October 7th that will fill in the gaps from the 2E rulebook and Arsenal decks due on store shelves soon.

MechaniCon 40k tickets and Colonial WHFB GT tickets are quickly approaching sell outs. Don't hesitate to get your spot reserved, once again at only $49.99 for the whole weekend including any side events you want to register for!

Side events continue to be highlights of the weekend and not just something to fill up space. Battlefleet Gothic returns for the 5th year, 40K Kill Team events are here again and even Bring and Battle 40K Apocalypse goodness has been added.

The Flames of War two day event, Mid War - 1675 points, will once again be available.

Infinity has come back for a second year. The 300 point event on Saturday, November 2nd will be a blast!

Check out all the latest tabletop event listings here:
http://thewarstoreweekend.com/events
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Re: Warstore Weekend 2013 - 11/1-3, hotel discount ends 10/1

Postby Tironum » Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:34 pm

Just a reminder that there are less than 5 weeks remaining until MechaniCon 2013! Tickets are available, but they are moving, so get yours soon. This is MechaniCon's most affordable price ever, with $49.99 getting you your tournament ticket AND your weekend badge for the WarStore Weekend!

Don't wait any longer on reserving your hotel room either! The discount rate expires on October 11th.
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Re: Warstore Weekend 2013 - 11/1-3, hotel discount ends 10/1

Postby Tironum » Fri Oct 04, 2013 2:22 pm

We hope to have the final rules package available by Monday. The final pack will include links to all the current FAQ's and there will be an addendum on October 26th if we have any new FAQ's in the next few weeks.

Unfortunately this means that the October 6th deadline for a new codex to be legal will not allow the new Sisters rules (scheduled for 10/19).

The only significant change to the original rules pack is that Space Marine players must choose their Chapter Tactics and include it on their Army List.

Remember to email your list in by October 26th for bonus points. List submission should go to: gaminggarage AT gmail DOT com

Don't forget that there is soooo much more than just the 40K Grand Tournament! The painting competition will return as well as tons of other games including the WHFB GT, Infinity, Malifaux, Warmachine, Battlefleet Gothic, Flames of War, Brushfire, Heavy Gear and tons more!

Finally, our sneak peek at the new t-shirt artwork continues! Check it out on our Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Mech ... 9581129046
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Re: Warstore Weekend 2013 - 11/1-3, hotel discount ends 10/1

Postby Tironum » Tue Oct 08, 2013 2:16 am

Just a quick announcement and a reminder for today.

The final Rules Pack for the MechaniCon Grand Tournament is available to download over on the Rules Info page.

http://www.themechanicon.com/1/wp-conte ... 0.7.13.pdf
http://www.themechanicon.com/1/rules-info/

As mentioned above we have a reminder - This is the last week to book your hotel rooms with the group discount code! Hop over to the Location page on the WarStore Weekend website to find the info and links.

http://thewarstoreweekend.com/location/
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Re: Warstore Weekend 2013 - 11/1-3, hotel discount ends 10/1

Postby Tironum » Thu Oct 24, 2013 4:11 pm

We have a few bits of info to share today.

Pre-registration for all events will end this Friday, October 25th at midnight. General Admission tickets will be available for single day and weekend badges at the door and event registration on a First Come, First Served basis for any events that are not sold out. You can purchase your tickets and register for events here: http://thewarstoreweekend.com/registration/

There are spaces currently available for most events. Some events, like the MechaniCon GT, are close to selling out. The Colonial GT is now sold out! Hurry to reserve your spot if you are planning on playing in any of the events!

The MechaniCon Grand Tournament FAQ deadline is this coming Saturday, 10/26. Please check to see if any of your units are covered in a new FAQ and submit your army list by Monday, 10/28, for a bonus score in the tournament. There have been a few new FAQ's in the past weeks including Farsight Enclaves as well as Chapter Tactics and Characters for Space Marines in the Imperial Armour books.

We are looking forward to the convention next week!
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