Tuesday, April 27, 2010

May 8 - Battle Hymn (Richmond)

Here is an announcement from Scott Craig (coordinator)

It's time once again for Battle Hymn, a friendly local gaming convention taking place on Saturday May 8, 2010 here near Richmond, Virginia!

This year, the Richmond Leisure Society has combined forces with the Virginia Aviation Museum to put on quite a show. We're especially excited about this partnership. Only at the Virginia Aviation Museum can you get up close and personal with an actual Great War fighter, an SR-71 Blackbird, a Huey Slick, an F-14 Tomcat and William Randolph Hearst's personal air-limo!

The central hall of the museum has been given over to gaming, and several secondary areas have been made available for our use.

The Museum opens at 9:30 and closes at 5:00, so we have uninterrupted time in between.

Besides our miniatures and board gaming, attractions include a mini movie theater showing the Soviet classic "Liberation" and other films, a state of the art flight simulator, and all of the outstanding exhibits that are part of the museum! A guided tour of the exhibits will be given during the break in gaming as well.

Admission is $6 USD per adult, $5 USD per child under 18. Seniors and active military enjoy reduced rates.

Here is a list of the games being hosted this year.

  • Flames of War miniatures game Demo Table
  • Flames of War Mega Game
  • Colonial Adventures miniatures game
  • Warhammer Legends of the Old West
  • Warhammer Fantasy Battles Demo
  • Warhammer 40K Apocalypse Battle
  • Zap! boardgame tournament
  • Lycanthropes in Lorraine Weird War II
  • Tin Cans and Greyhounds WWII naval game
  • Imperial boardgame
  • Steam Over Holland railroad game
  • Wings of War WWI boardgame
  • Racing boardgames
  • Canvas Eagles miniatures game
  • Junior Eagles WWI Aerial Combat miniatures game
  • Advanced Civilization boardgame
  • Confrontation v3.5 miniatures game
  • Black Powder American Revolution miniatures game
  • Miniatures Sculpting Demo by Jared Anderson
  • Magic: The Gathering tournament
  • Open miniatures gaming tables
  • Open board gaming tables

For information about the Virginia Aviation Museum, including driving directions:


For information about Battle Hymn, including updates:

Myspace: myspace.com/battlehymn


Facebook: link

Scott Craig
Battle Hymn Events Coordinator
The Richmond Leisure Society

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