got Gandalf to thank - role-play gaming is BIG.
Across the planet, fantasy worlds are being created, naive souls
are embarking on dangerous quests and bloody battles are being fought
by a bewildering array of beasts.
at the 2002 event
table-top worlds of Blood Bowl, Gorka Morka and LOTR are coming
to Rushden this weekend.
Northamptonshire Council has teamed up with Games Workshop for Slayer
Day on Sunday, 19th October, 2003. It's being held at the Pemberton
Centre on HE Bates Way, Rushden.
the axe last year
and non-gamers will be able to take part in 10 separate Games Tables.
There'll be a free drawing competition, and advice on painting models
and building terrains.
a free model competition with six categories:
Young Bloods (14 years and under)
Warhammer 40,000 Single Miniature
Warhammer 40,000 Vehicle
Warhammer Fantasy Single Miniature
Warhammer Fantasy Monster
winners get a Dwarf Slayer Lord Bust and the overall winner gets
a unique Slayer Lord Axe.
designs will be on display
Regional Games Workshop Tournaments will be taking place in the
Pemberton Centre sports hall. This 50 table event has three tournaments
taking place at the same time: Warhammer 40,000 (1,000 points),
Lord of the Rings (1,000 points good and evil) and Warhammer (1,500
of the top games players in the country will be competing to see
who will eventually walk away with a tournament axe.
Northamptonshire's 'Cultural. Community. Partnerships.' arts project
has also been working with local secondary school students to design
banners based on the Warhammer theme. Their work will be on display
in the Slayer Day and tournament halls.
day passes for Slayer Day cost £6.00. If you want to compete
in a tournament, the cost is £25.00 in advance.
registration is at 9.00am. The doors open at 10.00am. Presentations
will be held between 5.30pm and 6.00pm.