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It’s War! GenCon Release Event

GenCon will be host to our Axis & Allies Miniatures release event. Struggle against resolute opponents in dramatic skirmishes that will test your resourcefulness and resolve. Whatever you do, please do not take the starter set and booster pack participants receive weeks in advance of sale, the special Axis & Allies Miniatures storage boxes and GenCon 2005 medal all participants receive and rub them in the noses of your less fortunate friends, watching them turn green with envy.

If you wish to take part in this release event, you need to pay careful attention to the following information.

Basic Information

  • Date: Saturday August 20th
  • Time: 11AM
  • Cost: $25
  • There is a maximum limit of 200 players
  • It is a sealed product event.
  • Each player receives 1 starter and 1 booster with which to build their Axis or Allied squad to compete with.
  • Squads, once built, remain the same throughout the tournament.
  • Players must build either an Axis or an Allies squad.
  • The build is 100-points.

Special Entry Information

  • Players that receive a special entry pass from taking the Axis and Allies demonstration in the Wizards of the Coast booth on Thursday or Friday of Gen Con will get priority to signup for the tournament on Saturday.
  • Players signing up without a pass will be placed on a reserve list and are not guaranteed entry. Your best bet of getting into the tournament is to get a pass by taking the Axis and Allies Miniatures demo!
  • Entry is strictly on first-come-first-served basis with priority to pass holders.
  • There may well be more passes handed out than places therefore a first-come-first-served priority will be instigated to players holding passes as well.
  • It is in the player’s interests to signup as soon as they have a pass
  • Players may register at the Wizards of the Coast Miniatures Tournament HQ in the Miniatures Hall (Segamore Ballroom).
  • HQ is open from 8 am to 9 pm each day.

Don't be left behind when the war breaks out! Report for duty at the Wizards of the Coast booth, take the demo of the Axis and Allies Miniatures Game, and reserve your place in the tournament at your first opportunity!

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