Phantasm roleplaying convention

Brawl in the Hall

March 25th 2017 – Doubles – 2000 points per team - $30 per team pre-reg
March 26th 2017 – Singles – 1850 points - $20 pre-reg

This year we are adding a narrative stream for both the singles and doubles event. These are intended for those who would like to get some games in but are there just to chuck some dice, have no interest in going for top spots. These are for folks who are interested in a less competitive environment. Narrative stream will be a separate pool of players, and represent a more relaxed approach, and would still be in the running for all of our door prizes, but not the top spots prizes. If this is the stream that appeals most to you please indicate that when you submit your army list(s). We are sharing our scores with ITC, so that folks that want to get some points within that system can. Please note however we are not using ITC missions nor FAQ.

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Holiday Inn:

  • 150 George St, Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
  • Doors Open at 8:30 am
  • First game at 9:00 am
  • Pre-registrations are accepted up to two weeks before a event, after that the cost goes up by $5
  • Two and a half hour games.
  • Army lists must be submitted 2 weeks prior to the event, army lists submitted on the day of the event, that are in error will be docked 3 points from their day’s score.
  • Army lists must be made using Battle Scribe. If there is a problem you anticipate with your list please let me know ahead of time. I review the files to see if it has flagged your list with any errors. Once you have made your list send the file to dwatson@nexicom.net
  • Missions will be from the core rulebook for Warhammer 40K

Army Limitations

  • No limitations on the number of detachments
  • At our double events no Super Heavy Vehicles or Gargantuan Creatures, are allowed. At our Singles event one Super Heavy Vehicles or Gargantuan Creature model is allowed per army.
  • All models must be WYSIWYG (What you see is what you get) So the wargear that your model uses must be on the model
  • If you want to use a “Counts As” models, contact us ahead of time. They will be reviewed on case-by-case bases. This is primarily not an issue if there is no Games Workshop model for that unit. However if there is a Games Workshop model for the unit we’d prefer you use it, if you’d like to do otherwise message us. We are pretty open to sweet looking models
  • Armies must be Battle-forged
  • Warhammer 40k is a rapidly evolving game. At Brawl in the hall we allow codex, supplements, data slates, Forge World and other rules sources. The only limitation we place is that you must be able to currently purchase those rules from Games Workshop/ Forge World in order to use those rules at Brawl in the Hall.
  • A rule set for a unit must be at least 30 days old before being allowed into Brawl in the Hall.
  • Death from the Skies will not be used at this event. Similarly Warhammer 30k armies and units may not be used. Because of the limitation of a rule set having to be 30 days old, and having to be currently available for purchase, White Dwarf formations/ data slates/ rules, may not be used.
  • For our doubles events, you and your partner's army may not interact in any way. The best way to view this is to consider each others army a "Allies of Conveniences".

Prizes:

  • Prizes will be given out by draw, you'll get 3-2-1 tickets for win tie loss, and a additional 3-2-1 tickets for 1st, 2nd, 3rd.
  • Door Prizes, commonly include pizza & miniature gift certificates, miniatures, and modeling supplies, and we make best efforts to get a fair number of these out.
  • A painting competition will be held during lunch, with a $5 entry fee with 100% of that fee going back out in prizes to the top 3 based on votes (1st 50%, 2nd 35%, 3rd 15%).

Scoring:

  • GENERAL - Each round will be scored 2 pt – loss, 4 pt tie, 6 pt win along with three bonus battle points for the secondary objectives. So 9 points maximum per game.
  • THROUGH ATTRITION VICTORY - At the end of the game you score one (1) for every 3 full hull points or 2 wounds that have been lost by enemy super heavy units. Armies facing a army with a Superheavy Vehicle or Gargantuan Monstrous Creature, without one of their own receive +1 to Seize the Initiative rolls.
  • PAINTING
    • 0 - some or all of the models do not have at least 3 colours on them
    • 1 - all models have at least three colours on them
    • 2 - models look very nice, including some of but not limited to: being based/ nice detail work/ blending/ highlighting/ conversions/ transfers etc."
  • SPORTSMANSHIP- Will be scored for points each game via 3 yes/ no questions:
    1. Did you enjoy playing them?
    2. Did you enjoy playing against their army?
    3. Were they transparent with the special rules for their army, so you weren’t blind-sided or surprised?
  • Please note that this system allows a player to ding you a point if they did not fun playing your army, I've only ever seen this done when someone brings a "Win at all Cost" or SPAM'ed list.
  • Scores will be shared with the ITC, so that players whom accumulate points with them, will get some points for attending Brawl in the Hall
If a player consistently receives poor scores on Sportsmanship, Phantasm reserves the right to rescind their invitation to our future events.

What you need & can expect:

  • Aside from your army dice & three copies of your list for your opponents,
  • You need to know the official Games Workshop Eratta & FAQ for your army
  • We are using the Warhammer 40K, rulebook along with official GW Errata/ FAQ’s found at the GW Site. Rules that aren’t clearly addressed in the rules will be settled by our judges taking into account RAW (rules as written) as well as RAI (rules as intended). If there is something specific you are concerned about drop us a line
  • We aim to have large line of sight blocking terrain on most tables. That means it will be easy for your Land Raider to get a cover save on most tables and even a flyer on some tables. There will be roads on a number of tables. Most tables will be either urban or rural in nature. All terrain is fully painted.

Pre-register for the event by mailing your entry fee and army list to:

Brawl in the Hall
1028 Communication Road
Bridgenorth, Ontario
K0L 1H0

For those who don't want to mail their entry, there is now a Pay Pal option, please note you still need to e-mail your army list in using the contact info at the top of the page.

Singles Event

Doubles Event

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