HMGS Midwest

Located in the

HMGS MIDWEST

Designateed Section

October 21st - 23rd, 2016

Location:  Mercy Sportscore 2 Complex

8800 East Riverside Blvd., Rockford, Illinois 61111

Team Yankee (1/285): One Day in Fulda Gap                       Friday 7 PM - 11 PM & Saturday 9 AM - 1 PM

An American Tank Heavy Team moves to halt a Warsaw Pact reinforced Tank Battalion

Jagdpanzer 2nd edition: Desna Bridgehead, The Ukrane, 30 June, 1941

                                                                                                 Friday 7 PM - 11 PM & Saturday 9 AM - 1 PM

The 7th Mechanized Corp (Comprising 10th Tank Division (BT-7) and 1st Moscow Motor Rifle Division (T-26), is rushed from the Moscow Military District to the southern front.   The German 14th Panzer Division has breached the Desna River and is starting to threaten Kiev.  The Corp is assigned to destroy the bridgehead and cut off the Germans already across.

Frattspiel - Frattnap: Battle of Quatre Bras 1815

                   Friday 7 PM - 11 PM, Saturday 9 AM - 1 PM, Saturday 7 PM - 11 PM, & Sunday 9 AM - 1 PM

Corps level game depicting a new approach to musket warfare. Emphasis on decision-making instead of rules memorization but takes the players into the action with the right kind of combat action feel. The Battle of Quatre Bras 1815 will make for a manageable scenario as a meeting engagement.

Special Thanks to

 

Dan Houser

 

who created our logo (and color scheme) for 2016!

Fistful of Lead: Papagos Wells                                                Friday 7 PM - 11 PM

Nothing more than a stagecoach stop Papagos Wells is under siege by a Sioux warband. A classic game of Cowboys and Indians using a fun fast paced card driven shootout!

Jagdpanzer 2 Edition: Desna Bridgehead, The Ukrane, 30 June, 1941

                                                                                           Friday 7 PM - 11 PM & Saturday 9 AM - 1 PM

The 7th Mechanized Corp (Comprising 10th Tank Division (BT-7) and 1st Moscow Motor Rifle Division (T-26), is rushed from the Moscow Military District to the southern front.   The German 14th Panzer Division has breached the Desna River and is starting to threaten Kiev.  The Corp is assigned to destroy the bridgehead and cut off the Germans already across.

 

The Games of War: Mediterranean Madness                Saturday 9 AM - 1 PM

The Italian fleet is making an attempt to stop the evacuation of Crete. Map movement to start the action.

Fistful of Lead: Magnificent 7

                                                 Saturday 9 AM - 1 PM, Saturday 2 PM - 6 PM, & Saturday 7 PM - 11 PM

Based on the 1960 movie of the same name, pick your favorite of the 7 gunfighters (Chris, Vin, Britt, Bernardo, Harry, Lee, and Chico) to protect the poor Mexican village or join Calvera's band of 40 Banditos and ride in to take back what is rightfully yours. Cinematic sthick is encourage doing but not required.

The Games of War: Introduction to Napoleonics                Saturday 2 PM - 6 PM

French forces square off against Wellington in the Peninsula. 6mm brigade organization using Grand Manoeuvre, cardstock figures.

Home Rules: Zombie End Times: A Farmville with Zombies

                                                                    Saturday 2 PM - 6 PM, & Saturday 7 PM - 11 PM

The world is now changed and people are just trying to survive. Zombies are all around and so are people who want what you want or have.  You need to find more supplies and food as well as keep alive.  You are a survivor that tries to stay alive by getting supplies from wherever possible. Keep away from other groups that might want your stuff as well as the Zombies who want your brains. Can you be the best survivor among your group or the rest?

Jagdpanzer Great War: St. Mihiel Offensive Septembr 1918 WWI                        Saturday 7 PM - 11 PM

Join the Iowa boys from the 42nd 'Rainbow' division as they engage the Boche in the first All American offensive in WWI.

Dragon Rampant (Modified): Raids of the Haradrim (LOTR)

                                                                                               Saturday 7 PM - 11 PM & Sunday 9 AM - 1 PM

During the Second Age the Haradrim first came into contact with the Men of Númenor,. They built a great city in the firth of Umbar, which they turned the city into a fortified citadel.  From whose gates they levied great tributes upon the tribes of Harad.  Angered by this treatment, Harad has begun a series of attacks upon Umbar.  Both sides can pick their own forces cafeteria style and battle it out.

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