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  1. Prepare yourselves, Baja Arizonans! Bring your 35 soulstone fixed list to bear for 3 rounds of standard encounters! Random schemes per round! 8/1/14 @ 6:30 PM @ Hat's Games (3921 E 29th St, Tucson, AZ 85711 -- (520) 514-2960) Any number of people may participate - the more the merrier! If we have up to 8 people, the grand prize will be a box off the wall, but the more people we have, the more prizes we throw in! $5 entry gets you in the door, so don't let this cool event pass you by!!!!!! ~JD~
  2. Thanks to all who helped make the demos and playthrus of the test rules enjoyable and successful! Countdown to the new book... Let's start holding our breath!!!
  3. Hat's Games will host a variety of open play and demo events over the next couple of months. Here are some dates you can expect to find fellow players and my Henchman self parading out the new version of the game: June 14 @ Hat's Games, 6pm - 12am June 21 @ Hat's Games, 6pm - 12am June 28 @ Hat's Games, 6pm - 12am July 12 @ Hat's Games, 6pm - 12am July 19 @ Hat's Games, 6pm - 12am July 26 @ Hat's Games, 6pm - 12am Times and locations will be updated and added as needed. Requests for additional demo locations and times should be asked for below. Thanks, Tucson! ~J~ ---------- Post added at 04:38 PM ---------- Previous post was at 04:30 PM ---------- This month and next we will also be running intro leagues for new players and old to transition into the next edition. These will run every Friday from 6pm til close until 2nd ed comes out!
  4. Southern Arizona's premiere shop for tabletop is hosting Malifaux and Evil Baby Orphanage for Tabletop Day! Come on down to Hat's Games in Tucson from noon to 6 for demos and open gaming for both of these wonderful systems. Play open games for rewards, or just come show off your collection to new players. Stick around for a game of EBO while you're at it! Hope to see you guys there! ~J~
  5. Hey, Malifools! I thought I'd update our events post with a new title that we can use for all of our events posting... hooray for consolidation! +++++ NOVEMBER EVENTS 1. League Wednesdays & Fridays @ 6pm 2. Wednesday the 21st = 35 SS tournament; unlimited hiring pool, single faction, fixed strategies. $5 entry at the door, prizes depending on attendance! 3. Friday the 16th = Hobby Jamboree: Buy a Malifaux mini & paint it in under 4 hours for a whack at earning yet another mini as a prize! Entry fee - buy a mini! 7pm - 11pm!!! +++++ OCTOBER EVENTS: Throughout... Wednesday & Friday evenings, 6pm --> past closing MALIFAUX LEAGUE - Come in for casual games and to practice this month's tournament scenarios and points levels with the restrictions we are using for the month. Get hobby help, try out models before you buy them, and watch how other crews play to learn your opponents' moves! Friday, October 19, 7 to 11 pm: SPEED PAINT JAMBOREE Entry: Buy one used or new Malifaux mini of your choice! Requirements: Paint up your mini in 4 hours or less... best painted & converted mini(s) will earn (a) prize(s) based on attendance and sales levels. Prizes include store credit and/or Malifaux minis based on participation levels! Saturday, October 20, 12 to 6 pm: HIGHLANDER TOURNAMENT Entry: $5 at the desk Requirements: 25 SS games, single Master, unlimited Minion pool. Crews must be hired as if all Minions are unique, though summons may be made later as per normal restrictions. Special scenario rules available on site. Bring your Master's Avatar mini, or an appropriate proxy if you don't have one yet! It's needed for the scenario!!! Playing your Henchman? Plan on not letting that enemy Avatar manifest! Demos to be announced & posted soon... November events to be previewed in one week! ~J~
  6. Moving October announcements to new thread -- be on the lookout for the reporting and new info including the unique vp conditions and board setup!
  7. Yes it is more than just implied who he hired for this scenario. My only response when I first heard of this loop was that it ought to be a) theories out for brevity and it's not altogether too broken to have infinite Soulstones if there isn't also an infinite number of ss user activations in the game.
  8. Good events so far - glad to see so many people out this last Saturday for the first tournament of the above! Congrats to David and Collodi for taking top prize! ~J~
  9. Demos! --> 6pm - 12am every Friday during normal gaming @ June 22nd @ June 29th @ July 6th @ July 13th @ July 20th @ July 27th Tourneys! --> Mid-month on Saturdays starting at 1pm ... Single faction, 35 soulstones, 55 soulstone minion/henchman pool, unlimited masters @ June 23rd @ July 21st Dead Heat League! --> July, Friday night gaming (other days TBA) @ 6th, 6pm to midnight @ 13th, 6pm to midnight @ 20th, 6pm to midnight @ 27th, 6pm to midnight Seeya there! ~J~ Additional fall events: Aug/sept builder league Every Wednesday and Friday @6 Painting contest at the end of each month for 25 then 35 Soulstones Third sat of ea month is the builder tourney: $5 entry for prize support, single faction, unlimited pool. RinCon demos September 29 & 30 12pm - 6pm Come see Jacob and Misaki in action! ~J~
  10. 35 SS (55 SS of Minions/Henchmen variety) - single faction Gaining Ground INVITATIONAL: All Southwest gamers invited! That means you, Peoria!!! $5 entry Prizes to top 3 (or 4 if we make our large attendance goal!) Bonus prize for best painted if we meet our small goal for attendance! http://hatsgames.com/ See you there! ~J~
  11. Sorry we missed you guys - those of us who showed up had a great tourney anyway... we even leant a team to a new players who we'd taken through a 4 hour impromptu demo (including 2 full games) the night before. He showed up in style with his (borrowed) guildies and wrecked house until he came out in SECOND PLACE.
  12. Just a reminder that we have our tourney coming up for anyone in AZ and beyond. Night before, we're going to play practice games and paint up terrain, so you're more than welcome for that as well! ~J~
  13. This month's tourney is our first in-town event to feature a cross-store crowd. We graciously invite players from Peoria/Phoenix/etc. to join us yet again to have an awesome time and play a great game! Painting/basing is not required, but we'll be doing a painted crew/model contest for everyone if we have enough people! 35 SS Scrap Tournament 12 PM - 7 PM 4 Rounds (80 min ea. -- 10 min breaks, 30 min lunch) Format: Gaining Ground - Expanded Shared Strategies (restricted), Limited Faction Pool (55 SS Henchman/Minion list), unique schemes (restricted) REQUIRED MATERIALS: $5 gets you in the door. Bring at least enough Minions and one Master/Henchman to play at our 35 SS game size. Bring enough Minion support or Master/Henchman variety for your faction to deal with a few different possible scenarios if possible. Tape measure, printouts/stat cards/books with most recent or V2/V3 cards (I AM LOOKING AT YOU, Leveticus) - especially for book 1 folks, markers that can clearly indicate wounds, something to clearly represent your Soulstone count to the opposition, and appropriate Tokens/bases to represent corpses/scraps/flame walls/etc. Special considerations: 1) Calling time allows for the active player to finish an activation, and for each player to activate ONE further model (subsequent use of Companion or simultaneous activation not allowed beyond the first additional activation) - then, resolve any Start and End Closing Phase triggered abilities before determining the winner. 2) Forfeit in-game and between rounds will be viewed with extreme scrutiny, as will end-game results that seem "fixed." I deal with 160 kids on a regular basis who love to cheat and lie their way through life. If you're going to play Malifaux, do it right, and cheat with your Control cards. Wyrd says I can DQ you otherwise. And if you're frustrated that you're losing, do it the right way and play all the rounds through... you'll be a better player some day, you just haven't lost enough yet! Just ask Garrett or Paul... (please excuse the previous Tucson in-joke) Many other things can get you DQ'd, from being a jerkbag, delaying the progress of the game, etc, so just don't be THAT GUY. 3) There will be no Special Features on the tables. Height of all terrain will cap at 4 (ceilings are Ht 5 in-doors) , and you must agree with your opponent on the qualities of all terrain BEFORE TURN ONE, or call me over to make a judgement during the game if you can't agree when it's too late. PRIZE SUPPORT: Depending on attendance, we will offer up a variety of prize support options, all of which will be fulfilled by way of product off the wall supplied directly by our host, Hat! These may range from basing kits / hats & guns, to blisters, all the way up to small boxes or starters. Play hard and win big!... and carpool so you can win bigger! Arizona Malifaux FB group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/147723621944623/ Our event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/368664493177477/368664499844143/?notif_t=plan_mall_activity Hat's Games: http://hatsgames.com/ ~J~
  14. My latest tourney... Combined Phoenix/Tucson representatives... 8 places divided out like this... Nicodem took first (this player has been playing in the area since 2008 when I started!) Then Dreamer after by 1 point, despite all his experience at ruthlessness)l Third & fourth were both Sonnia... third didn't take Guardian, but took Austringer & 2 Watchers instead!(both were experienced players, but I think our lady in 3rd took it for sheer creativity in crew creation) 5th took Som'er/Ophelia gremlinwave/pigs (an experienced gamer seeking personal victories and trolling opportunities rather than the straight win) 6th took McMourning (an experienced gamer) 7th took Som'er/Ophelia gunline (his first game in months with a loaner crew that wasn't Viks!) 8th took Pandora (in the hands of a relative newbie) Any idea what these weird results mean? I'm also noting that our resident Collette tactician didn't even show :/
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