Folks, just a note, I will be attending Adepticon 2009 in Chicago IL and thought I would pass this along:
With just two months left before AdeptiCon 2009, the "Can't Miss"event of the Games Workshop miniature war gaming hobby! April 3rd-5th,2009 will bring gamers and hobbyists from across the world to Chicago for a weekend of fun and excitement. http://www.adepticon.orgAdeptiCon, is best known for being the premier Warhammer 40k,Warhammer Fantasy Battle, and Lord of the Rings convention in the Untied States. But many people don't know that our lineup of events includes a full slate of Warhammer Historical demos, open gaming, and tournaments.
Last year, we made a commitment to the Warhammer Historical line of games and this year we'll be expanding and building on the success, including both singles and doubles Warhammer Ancient Battle tournaments, demos of Legends of the High Seas by the author Tim Kulinski, Legends of the Old West, and more. More demo gaming still being added to the schedule.
AdeptiCon Historical Model Preview: AdeptiCon has a history of providing a limited edition models to each of our attendees. Besides all the swag that comes with the AdeptiCon2009 badge this year all Warhammer Historical participates are going to get there very own limited edition Celt Chieftain model courtesy of Mark Sims of Crusader Miniatures fame! Crusader miniatures are available in the US from http://www.crusaderminiaturesusa.com or athttp://www.crusaderminiatures.com for the rest of the world.For a sneak preview of the model:http://www.adepticon.org/images/chief1.jpg http://www.adepticon.org/images/chief2.jpg
That's not all! Wargames Factory has generously offered to provide every attendee at AdeptiCon with a Mystery Plastic Sprue! What's it going to be? British Colonials? Celts? Zombies? Only Tony Reidy knows for sure!All the above plus some outstanding support lined up from GrippingBeast, Artizan Designs, Black Scorpion. Look for more announcements about our sponsors!Special thanks goes out to Tony Reidy from Wargames Factory and Mark Sims of Crusader for making this happen!
AdeptiCon 2009 Weekend Badge The AdeptiCon weekend badge will cost the normal $30, so sign up today at http://www.adepticon.org/cart. Wondering what you get with your AdeptiCon Weekend Badge? Well,besides the ability to register and attend all our tournaments, open games, seminars, and other events, every AdeptiCon attendee will also receive:
*1 Chaos Dwarf Model from Avatar of War
*1 Mystery Sprue from Wargames Factory
*1 Limited Edition AdeptiCon Femme Militant/Imperial Citizen model,sculpted by Steve Saleh
*2 books courtesy of Black Library - 1 Warhammer 40K novel and 1Warhammer Fantasy Battles novel
*1 bitz bag from The Warstore/BWB
*1 bitz bag from Armorcast
*And much, much more!
If a Picture's Worth 1000 Words, What's Video Worth? If you're wondering what the excitement and fun of AdeptiCon is all about, check out our video archives for footage from AdeptiCon 2008.http://www.adepticon.org/modules.php?name=Video
Warhammer 40K INAT FAQ v. 2.1 Released! We've taken in the feedback from the wider gaming community, reviewed the initial release, and finalized the INAT FAQ for this year's Warhammer 40K events. You can download the FAQ from the link below and find out how those tricky rules will be interpreted at AdeptiCon2009. http://www.adepticon.org/files/INATFAQv2.1.pdf
AdeptiCon 2009 Hotel Information Remember, AdeptiCon Attendees who want our special discounted room rate, must reserve their hotel rooms by March 11, 2009. Our special reserved block is available on a first-come, first-served basis.