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The ground trembles – Titans 2015

With just under an hour until kick off, the first Titans Epic Armageddon tournament is set to be fast paced and brutal. The tournament organiser, JimXII has opened the field to a range of developmental and experimental lists. This offers players a lot of diversity when it comes to available factions and how to compose your army.

The draw includes over 15 players from across NSW and will see Adeptus Mechanicus armies, Space Marines, Necrons, three Ork variations (including a Gargant Bigmob!), Tau, Eldar, Vraksian Renegades, two Imperial Guard variations and a Chaos Titan Cult battle it out in South Coogee.

For the finer details, check out the Wargamer.AU forums.

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CANCON 2016

Its that time again. CGS have added Epic Armageddon once again to the list of tournaments to be held at CANCON over the Australia Day long weekend. We have enough slots for 30 players, and would like to get past the 26 player mark to knock over the previous largest attendance at an Epic Tournament. This tournament has been touted in the past as the Australian Nationals of Epic Armageddon. Its got a great feel with players coming from as far as WA and North Qld to get their hands on the myriad of prizes on offer. WA has had a strangle hold on the Tournament Champion for the past two years with Matt holding court over all comers.

CANCON is held at the Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) over the Australia Day Long weekend and concludes on the Monday. You can register to play either, one, two or three days. One day refers to the Big Bash day only, two days refers to the tournament only and three days is the whole thing.

 

The format will be the same as 2015. Day one and two will be dedicated to the tournament. Playing six games over the two days to determine the tournament champion. Day three will be the ‘Big Bash’. For those that haven’t joined us before at CANCON, the Big Bash is a massed game between the entrants at the tournament. We generally set the list size at 4000 points. Teams are decided, overall generals for both sides are selected and players then have at it. The aim of the Big Bash event is to showcase Epic to other players at CANCON and to enjoy a massive game that many would not attempt.  As yet a theme for the day has not been decided. Watch this space as we launch a poll to help gauge interest. Some possible contenders at this stage are Horus Heresy, Engine War or Imperial vs Chaos.

 

Registration for the event is through the CGS website and is linked below. The registration function is a little unusual this year in that you have to select two options from the list. At the top you have the one, two or three day choices. Select one of these appropriate to your attendance. You then need to scroll down and find the corresponding Epic Armageddon days and select that. Eg, Two Day Entry $45.00 plus Sat & Sun CANCON 2016 Epic Armageddon Tournament $10.00.

CANCON Registration

I look forward to seeing the usual suspects at EPIC again in 2016. For those toying with the idea of coming along, its well worth it. The EA community in Australia is a great bunch. The tournament provides an opportunity for people to meet the faces behind the screens, learn a lot about variant gaming styles and make some long bonds of friendship. Keep watching this space and I will have the tournament pack loaded for all. Additional information about the tournament, rules and list constraints will be found in the pack.

Cheers

Cal

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Sydney Titans 2015 Players Pack

The Players Pack for Sydney Titans 2015 is available!

Titans: A one day, three round, 3000 point Epic Armageddon Tournament.

Tournament Officials: jim@epicau.com

When: 0900 h, Sunday, 11 October 15

Schedule: Sunday, 11 October 15

9:00 Introductions and Briefing

09:30 Game 1

12:00 Lunch and Army Painting Display

12:45 Game 2

15:15 Game 3

17:45 End of Play

 Where: South Coogee Bowling Club. Corner Henning Avenue and Moverly Road, South Coogee NSW 2034. Phone: (02) 9344 6557. www.southcoogeebowls.com.au

Registration: via the epicAU registration page

Army lists due 26 Sep 15. Please email your list and a copy of the Army List used to create your list to jim@epicau.com

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Sydney Titans 2015

I am excited to announce that Sydney Titans 15 will be held on 11 October 2015 at South Coogee Bowling Club. Titans will be a one day, three round, 3000 point event. Lists will be accepted from all Epic Armageddon Approved, Developmental and Experimental lists. EpicUK lists will also be accepted on a case by case basis.

Cost will be approximately $25.

This will be an excellent opportunity to get the Sydney Epic Armageddon crowd together and meet some of the other big names in the eastern Epic scene.

There are also whispers and rumours of a large swarm descending from Newcastle Legions to flex their might and get their dice arms in for CANCON 16.

If you are new to Epic or haven’t played much, I encourage you to throw your pith helmet into the ring. Castle Assault 15 had plenty of first timers and first time Epic Tourney goers.

Sign up and check it out. There are plenty of people willing to teach newcomers in the community. I can even organise a few practice games for those who are interested.

So if you’re thinking:
I would like to but… do it!
I don’t have an army… we have heaps to spare!
I don’t know the rules… neither do I! Makes it easier to accidentally perform illegal actions

Players pack will be out shortly on epicau.com

Sign up now by emailing jim@epicau.com

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Imperium in darkness?

As the book closes on the tournament that was Castle Assault, the light of the Imperium has dwindled. The Tyranid swarm, Chaos horde and Necrons have taken the top three places at this years Castle Assault.

The second day of the tournament saw another two games played Over the course of the day and a lot less drinking for some reason. Despite all odds, alcohol and sexual innuendo, JimXII and his EpicUK Tyranid swarm came away with first place, followed closely by Kenny W’s Emperors Children and in third, Lucas C’s Scarab Conflict Necrons.

The level of competition was extremely high thought the tournament with the majority of matches being hotly contested with a turn fours and victory point deciders.

Castle Assault continues to produce a high calibre of tabletop war gamer with many newcomers to the epic scene offering strong competition throughout the tournament.

More details on the scores, pictures and discussion can be found here on the epicAU forums, so sign up and join the conversation. With luck our pod cast interviews from some of the players will find their way onto the site.

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Sally forth!

As the first day draws closed and the boat races have been run. The current Epic tournament standings are:

  • Jim XII – 32
  • Lucas C- 27
  • Mark S – 25
  • Steve G – 24
  • Ben T – 24
  • Aaron C – 23
  • Zac M – 22
  • John H – 20
  • Kendall W – 20
  • Warren L – 18
  • Sam A – 17
  • Rob L – 16
  • Duncan S – 16
  • Alan P – 15
  • Simon T – 14
  • Sam L – 14
  • Conrad C – 14
  • Nathan S – 14
  • Adam F – 13
  • Dan C – 13
  • Lyndsay S – 11
  • Josh S 4

It’s been an massive day of destruction with some intense competition on the tables. Despite Kent Fury’s best efforts, Jim W is ahead on the tournament scores despite being very, very… very drunk.

Tomorrow is set to be another great day!

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Let slip the dogs of war

It’s games day folks, players from across the country have descended upon Newcastle for this years Castle Assault. 24 Epic Armageddon players will battle it out for fame, glory and wanton destruction.

Will the might of the Imperium stand resolute against the foul legions of Chaos? Can the Squats survive to prosper once again or will the Necrons emerge from their dark places of rest to reclaim the universe.

The next two days of competition are set to be action packed and we here at epicAU will seek to bring you updates through out the course of the tournament on both Facebook and Twitter, so stay tuned.

 

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The Castle doors open

Castle Assault 2015 is set to be a huge event this year with 24 players registering their Armies last night at midnight. The variety of Army lists this year is amazing, with everything from Codex Astartes, Tyranids, Imperial Guard, Chaos, Eldar, Necrons, Dark Eldar, Tau and even Squats!

The Newcastle Legions look to be hosting one of the largest Epic Armageddon tournaments in the world! Head on over to wargamer.AU and check out the list composition.