February Is BattleCry 2013 Time!

Come along and attend BattleCry, Auckland’s largest all-round weekend gaming convention. On hand will be all manner of roleplaying, wargaming, cardgaming, and live-action tournaments and events, as well as a collection of stalls and displays of gaming materials. We welcome all comers, from experienced gamers to those of you out there that are merely curious as to what it is all about.

Entry into the venue is free, and we will have a number of likewise free events and demonstration games to keep you entertained during your time at BattleCry. If you are however interested in taking part in one or more of the tournaments being held over the weekend, there is a cost and we encourage you to pre-register and pay as early as possible to ensure a place, with prizes on hand for all such tournaments. Tournaments include:

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  • Warhammer 40K – 2 Days (cost involved)
  • Flames of War Late War Tournament – 2 Days (cost involved)
  • Field of Glory Ancients – 2 Days (cost involved)
  • Field of Glory Napoleonic – 2 Days (cost involved)
  • WRG 6mm Moderns – 2 Days (cost involved)
  • Malifaux – 1 Day (cost involved)

Collectible Miniatures Games

  • Heroclix (Saturday Learn to Play/Demonstrations, Sunday tournament)
  • Wings of Glory WWI – may have been replaced by Star Wars: X-Wing
  • Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game (Fantasy Flight)

Board Games

  • Casual Board Gaming (free event)
  • Tantrix BattleCry Open – 1 Day (cost involved)
  • Munchkin “BattleCry Super Munchkin Tournament” – 1 Day (free event)
  • Carcassonne New Zealand Championships – 1 Day (cost involved)

Card Games (Saturday Only)

  • Casual Card Gaming (free event)


  • Morning sessions 9am to 1pm (cost involved)
  • Afternoon sessions 2pm to 6pm (cost involved)

Outside Events (Sunday)

  • Lunch-Time Battle – Paper sword battle between the Alf’s Imperial Army and the Kaos rabble. (free event)
  • Mad Victorian Hatters Tea Party and Picnic Games Day – All Day (free event)

Friday 15th, Saturday 16th, & Sunday 17th February 2013 at the ASB Stadium, Kohimarama, Auckland, New Zealand. For further information, please see the BattleCry Website.

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