Friday, July 29, 2011

The Big Game II - The Big Game Strikes Back!

Hide the women and children, rev up the Land Raider, and get those army lists ready!  The Big Game II is coming in just 6 months!  Saturday, January 21st, 2012 is the date of the next big World Record attempt.  And this time there will be NO PRISONERS!

This time, the goal will be ONE MILLION points  (Say it like Dr. Evil would and you understand the magnitude of what we are going to be attempting!).  The Los Angeles Battle Bunker will again be the hub of all activity, and again, you and your gaming group can run a game that will be counted towards the overall game total.  It doesn't matter where in the world you live, get your game store involved!

Plus, at the L.A. Battle Bunker we will be arranging the tables differently, so players play across 8', instead of 4'.  We have been using this format to good reviews all year.  Tables are set up staggered, so you can reach into the center of each table.  It is a lot better set-up than last year, which was one of the only things we really felt needed to be changed.

This year tables will be set up length wise, unlike last year

So, just a refresher on what we accomplished last year:


Los Angeles Battle Bunker

Total number of painted points on one table 739,247

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

Total number of models on two tables 864,057

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

Total number of miniatures 18,592

(The previous record for the most minis in a Single Battle was 6,500 by Siegeworld)

 Total number of vehicles 1,752  (Not a record)


World Wide

Total number of points at 22 locations in 5 countries  2,310,835 !!!


For more info on the first Big Game, which was held in January, check out the blog archive for January and February 2011 on the right -------->

Alec

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