September 19, 2021

Armchair Dragoons Events for Origins 2021

Armchair Dragoons Public Affairs Office, 16 August 2021

With the cancellation of last summer’s in-person conventions, including Origins Game Fair, the wargaming community has spent a year adapting to a new online world.  This includes The Armchair Dragoons, who have held 3 virtual game conventions, plus co-sponsored a professional wargaming conference, all online, over the past 13 months.

However, in-person game conventions are now making a comeback, and the Armchair Dragoons are currently planning to re-establish the Wargame HQ at Origins Game Fair this year, even with a limited slate of offerings.

Thanks to both the pandemic, and the change in schedule for when Origins is being held this year, the Dragoons are operating on a skeleton crew, but are still planning to provide a variety of games over the main 3 gaming days of the convention (let’s face it, no one shows up for events on Sunday).

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Origins Game Fair 2021 9/30-10/2 in Columbus, OH

The current plan for wargaming at Origins is as follows

  • Tank Duel by GMT
  • Age of Dogfights by Forsage
  • Commands & Colors: Napoleonics by GMT
  • Tank on Tank by Lock ‘n Load Publishing
  • Second World War at Sea by Avalanche Press
  • A Distant Plain by GMT (as a Team COIN game)

On the schedule, we are currently projecting the following

 Table 1Table 2Table 3Table 4
THU
1400Tank Duel
(GMT) (6px)
1500Tank Duel
(GMT) (6px)
1600Tank on Tank
(LNLP) (4px)
Tank Duel
(GMT) (6px)
1700Tank on Tank
(LNLP) (4px)
Tank Duel
(GMT) (6px)
1800Second World War at Sea
(Avalanche) 4px
1900Second World War at Sea
(Avalanche) 4px
2000Second World War at Sea
(Avalanche) 4px
2100Second World War at Sea
(Avalanche) 4px
2200
FRI
1000
1100
1200Team COIN
A Distant Plain
(GMT) (8px)
1300Team COIN
A Distant Plain
(GMT) (8px)
Age of Dogfights
(Forsage) (4px)
1400Team COIN
A Distant Plain
(GMT) (8px)
Age of Dogfights
(Forsage) (4px)
1500Team COIN
A Distant Plain
(GMT) (8px)
1600C&C: Napoleonics
(GMT) (8px)
1700C&C: Napoleonics
(GMT) (8px)
Second World War at Sea
(Avalanche) 4px
1800Tank Duel
(GMT) (6px)
C&C: Napoleonics
(GMT) (8px)
Second World War at Sea
(Avalanche) 4px
1900Tank on Tank
(LNLP) (4px)
Tank Duel
(GMT) (6px)
C&C: Napoleonics
(GMT) (8px)
Second World War at Sea
(Avalanche) 4px
2000Tank on Tank
(LNLP) (4px)
Tank Duel
(GMT) (6px)
Second World War at Sea
(Avalanche) 4px
2100Tank Duel
(GMT) (6px)
2200
SAT
1000Tank on Tank
(LNLP) (4px)
1100Tank on Tank
(LNLP) (4px)
1200C&C: Napoleonics
(GMT) (8px)
1300C&C: Napoleonics
(GMT) (8px)
Age of Dogfights
(Forsage) (4px)
1400Team COIN
A Distant Plain
(GMT) (8px)
C&C: Napoleonics
(GMT) (8px)
Age of Dogfights
(Forsage) (4px)
1500Team COIN
A Distant Plain
(GMT) (8px)
C&C: Napoleonics
(GMT) (8px)
1600Team COIN
A Distant Plain
(GMT) (8px)
1700Team COIN
A Distant Plain
(GMT) (8px)
1800
1900
2000
2100
2200
SUN
1000RAFFLE / PRIZESRAFFLE / PRIZESRAFFLE / PRIZESRAFFLE / PRIZES
1100
1200
1300

What we don’t have this year are any planned Origins War College talks, as we’re running short of people to help with those presentations.

As always, we will have a variety of prize support, as well as pick-up games, live broadcasts, and occasional interview or report from the floor, and the always-nutty prize raffle at the end for whatever’s left.

More information, including pre-registration, can be found on the Origins Game Fair website.

See you at the show!

 


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