Axis & Allies at Gen Con 2008
Gaming Schedule


What you need to know if you are going to the show...

Gen Con Indy 2008, August 14-17, is nonstop gaming action. For those dedicated few who want to test their mettle against the worlds’ best (or at least most passionate) Axis & Allies fans the Gen Con experience is not to be missed.

Before we get into the list of events here are a few things you need to remember if you go to play.

For Axis & Allies Miniatures:

  • Bring maps and dice to all events.
  • SS Panzergrenadier and the US Ranger costs have been changed to 7 points.
  • The 1939-1945 set had some cost revisions. Keep in mind that you can use the new stat cards with the old models if they have the same name.
  • The unit limit is 15 pieces - even for the 150 point tournament.
  • You are only allowed one hero.

For War at Sea:

  • Bring maps, dice, island and shoal cards.
  • The rules as printed in the starter set rule book have been altered. The official rules are as written in the Rules Update dated July 18th, 2007. You can find a copy of the update here.
  • Task ForceSubmarine U-66 speed has been changed to 1.

For Axis & Allies board games:

  • Bring a copy of the game variant you wish to play.

Here is a run down of the upcoming Axis & Allies Miniatures events:

Axis & Allies Miniatures Convention League: Register for only one league spot to play during the entire convention. Using two booster players compete in unorganized pickup games against fellow commanders.

  • HNM00148 Thursday 14th, 11am to 3pm
  • HMN00143 Friday 14th, 10am to 2pm
  • HMN00144 Saturday 16th, 10am to 2pm
  • HMN00145 Sunday 17th, 10am to 2pm

Thursday August 14th:

  • HNM00150 2pm to 6pm – 100 point sealed. Using two boosters players build their best 100 point army. Four rounds of Swiss, no finals. Prize payout for 3-1 record or better.
  • HNM00153 6pm to 10pm – 100 point constructed. Using all released sets players build their best army. Four rounds of Swiss, no finals. Prize payout for 3-1 record or better.

Friday August 15th:

  • HMN00146 10am to 2pm – 150 point constructed. Using all released sets players build their best 150 point army. Four rounds of Swiss, followed by a cut to Top 8. Prize payout for 3-1 record or better.
  • HMN00149 2pm to 6pm - 100 point constructed. Using all released sets players build their best army. Four rounds of Swiss, no finals. Prize payout for 3-1 record or better.
  • HMN00152 6pm to 10pm - 100 point constructed. Using all released sets players build their best army. Four rounds of Swiss, no finals. Prize payout for 3-1 record or better.
  • HMN00154 6pm to 10pm – 150 point Constructed Championship. The final 8 players that qualified from HMN00146 will compete to determine the world champion.

Saturday August 16th:

  • HMN00147 10am to 2pm – War at Sea – 150 points sealed. Players build their best 150 point fleet. Four rounds of Swiss followed by a cut to Top 8.
  • HMN00151 2pm to 6pm - War at Sea – 100 points sealed. Using two boosters players build their best 100 point army. Four rounds of Swiss, no finals. Prize payout for 3-1 record or better.
  • HMN00155 6pm to 10pm – War at Sea – 150 point sealed Championship. The final 8 players that qualified from HMN00147 will compete to determine the world champion.
  • HMN00156 6pm to 10pm – 100 point special. Nazi occultists have opened a portal to a world of myth and legend. Strange creatures have emerged and the Nazis can’t control them. Three players, each with a 100 point constructed army, must cooperate to defeat the supernatural enemy.

Sunday August 17th:

  • HMN00142 10am to 2pm - 100 point constructed. Using all released sets players build their best army. Four rounds of Swiss, no finals. Prize payout for 3-1 record or better.

The world would be a duller place without Axis & Allies and it all started with Larry Harris. Without his vision we wouldn’t have the wonderful collection of games we have today. If Axis & Allies board games are where you want to spend your time then this year Greg Smorey has just the thing for you.

Axis & Allies Open: If you’ve got a hankering to play A&A Europe, Pacific, D-Day or the Bulge register for one of the Open games. These are casual games played on Thursday, Friday and Saturday with top players receiving prizes. The events are:

  • BMG00390Axis & Allies Europe, starting 9am and running every odd hour to 9pm. Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
  • BMG00393Axis & Allies Pacific, starting 9am and running every odd hour to 9pm. Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
  • BMG00387Axis & Allies Guadalcanal, starting 10 am and running every even hour to 8pm. Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
  • BGM00388Axis & Allies Battle of the Bulge, starting 9am and running every odd hour to 9pm. Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
  • BGM00392Axis & Allies D-Day, starting 9am and running every odd hour to 9pm. Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

Thursday 14th:

  • BGM00389Axis & Allies 2nd Edition Tournament. Starting at 3pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday play four rounds of single elimination, with the finals on Sunday. Top teams receive prizes.

Friday 15th:

  • BGM00391Axis & Allies Guadalcanal Tournament. Starting at 10am. Four rounds single elimination. Top players receive prizes.
  • BGM00394 – Axis & Allies Masters Invitational Tournament. Watch the countries best players compete for title of champion. Finals on Sunday. Invitation only.

Saturday 16th:

  • BGM00395Axis & Allies Mega (Revised) Tournament. Starting 8am. Compete in a 5 round single elimination tournament. Semi-Finals and Finals on Sunday. Top three receive prizes and an invitation to the 2009 Masters Invitational Championship.



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