Sunday, January 23, 2011

The Big Game shatters records...plus lots of fun was had!

The Big Game set-up at the L.A. GW Battle Bunker
Well, The Big Game was a huge success and everyone had a blast.  The game kicked off at 11am and ended at 11:30pm.  What was really cool was how everyone had so many positive comments about the event and how much fun they had.  

There were two tables.  The first was 18 4' x 8' tables and two 4' x 6' tables setup in a 4-legged "M" shape.  Then there were three 8' tables for the unpainted models.  


The Records were blown away!

So here are the numbers...

Total painted points on one table 743,230  

The previous record for the Biggest Apocalypse Game was 382,000 by Siegeworld

Total points on two tables 848,000 

The previous record for the Biggest Apocalypse Battle was 520,000 by GMI games

All players submitted both registration forms and army lists. so we have back up for these records.  The painted number may change by a few thousand as we re-confirm our biggest player's number.  (He had 100,000 points!).

We are still working on the number of minis, as we didn't ask each player for that info in advance, so not everyone had that info readily available, but it is all on the army lists.  So we are actually going through every army list to confirm these numbers. But so far, with only 315,280 points calculated, we had 6,971 miniatures, a record.

The L.A. Results

Well, what was amazing was how much fun everyone had.  Even players getting their butts kicked were in a good mood and having fun.  But in the end, the Imperial players bested the Xenos scum by 183 to 122.

World Wide Results

Next I will be calculating all the objective points from all the locations and posting battle reports and photos from different locations.  


And so here are some photos!

Wayne Clark's Imperial Guard army at 67,000 points dominated 3 tables!

Liam' Wren's awesome Warlord Titan

I got to play as well!  Here I am on the left with a true gentleman of the game, John Tiehen who's two sons played as well! 


Annibal Sanchez (behind his Chaos Warhound) is one of the nicest guys in the game

My gaming buddies Ron Kent, Shawn Green, and multiple Golden Daemon winner Aaron Lovejoy






We had TWO Forgeworld Imperial Fortress Walls on hand!



And we had hot girls playing!

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