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Godendag 2022 The Thirty Year`s War

It gives me great pleasure to announce the full details of the 2022 Field of Glory Renaissance competition. Tickets available from Firestorm Games this week!


January 2022

Venue: The South Wales Gaming Centre, Firestorm Games, Sloper Road, Cardiff,
CF11 8DE (029 2022 7117)
Rules: – Field of Glory Renaissance with all agreed amendments.

Cost: – £20

Points: – 820 points plus the value of their cheapest base cost i.e. if the cheapest points for a base are 5 points then the player can have up to 825 points in their army.

Theme – The Thirty Year War (23 May 1618 – 15 May 1648).

Armies from:- Catholic Armies:
Early Thirty Years German Catholic
Later Imperial Spanish
30 Years War Peninsular Spanish
Later 30 Years War German
Polish Commonwealth (Clash of Empires)

Protestant Armies:
Early Thirty Years War German Protestant
Hungarian Transylvanian
Later 30 Years War German
30 Years War Danish
Early 30 Years War Swedish
Later 30 Years War Swedish and Weimarian
Later 80 Years War Dutch
30 Years War French

Competition specific rules:-

1) Any unlimbered heavy or medium artillery must be in the first BG’s to be deployed.
2) 1) Dragoons when making any move including an evade starting or ending within 6MU of the enemy, may make a full dragoon mounted move if they pass a CMT.
3) If they make a move which would be longer than that allowed to dragoons on foot they may shoot but as Carbines (range and effect) not Muskets as they are shooting from horseback, or have dismounted so quickly that they cannot shoot properly as a unit.

List Checker and umpire – Ben Jones ( ). Lists to Ben by 12th January
Time Table and other Information
Officially doors open on the Saturday and Sunday at 9am
It is possible to leave figures and terrain at Firestorm but obviously this is done at the owners risk. Free and plentiful parking is also outside Firestorm Games.

Time Table for Games –
Registration time on Saturday 9:00am to 9:20am
Games will be:
Saturday: 1st Game 9.30 – 1.00 and 2nd Game 2.00 – 5.30
Sunday: 1st Game 9.00 – 12.30 and 2nd Game 1.30 – 5.00
Games will be taking 3 hours 20 mins plus a 1-10 min(s) variable calculated by the Umpire
When time is called, play will continue until the end of the current phase regardless of which player’s turn it is. Each player is responsible for completing their own score card. Once completed hand the score card to Bob Medcraft who will be organising the next round draw
Other Information: –
Players must supply their own terrain pieces. These must be to an acceptable standard, and the umpire will have the discretion to remove unsightly items.

Players must be present and ready to start the match at the appointed time. Where a player has a reasonable excuse for arriving late the match start will be delayed by up to 30 minutes. After which time the effected player will be awarded maximum points.
If a player resigns from a game at any stage after the first set up dice have been rolled their opponents will be awarded maximum points, and they will be awarded 0 points.

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The wild ramblings of an infamous wit and wargames guru. One of nature's true gentlemen who devotes his time to the care of his two sons, i.e. giving realistic tactical advice in Fortnite games, and recreating great moments of military history using inch high toy soldiers. Currently a leading light in the Cardiff Dice Studz who meet regularly at Firestorm Games ( formerly Ali Baba's Carpet Warehouse), Trade Street, Cardiff, sunny Wales, U.K.

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