Gary Con IX

The Desperate Defense of Shallam

Defend the city of Shallam or conquer it! Come learn & play an old school miniatures wargame, Ral Partha’s Chaos Wars! Play as the Human/Elven forces or as the ruthless Orcs & Goblyns. We’ll be using figures and rules from the Kickstarters that have breathed life into Rules by Ral, first published by Ral Partha in 1986/87. Based in an ongoing campaign that combines RPG and wargaming.

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Time Zone America/Chicago (UTC {{ '2017-03-25 15:00:00' | timezone_offset: 'America/Chicago' }})
Start Date & Time Saturday at 10:00 AM (local to convention)
Duration 4 hours
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Room Maple Lawn A
Space MLA-107
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The tramp of Bestials and Men of Chaos marching to battle echoes throughout the Lands! The horns of war blow louder and it is time for stalwart Commanders to muster their troops and fight for the survival of Kin and Kinsmen! Write your legacy on the pages of History as you face off in battle either on the side of Law or Chaos!

An army of Bestials, led by the Orc Warchief Othzul-khawaj, are making a daring attack to take the City of Shallam, capital of the Duchy of Corridin. Duke Iame, the ruler of these lands, has summoned his finest commanders to stop the attack and save the city. Will the forces of Law win the day, or will the tide of Chaos sweep over the Duke's armies and split the Duchy into two?

The Defense of Shallam will pit Humans and Elves against Orcs, Goblyns and the forces of Chaos using the Chaos Wars rules. This old school miniatures wargame, first published by Ral Partha back in 1986/87, has seen a rebirth! Now come play the game at GaryCon, using figures and rules from the wildly successful Kickstarters that have breathed life into Rules by Ral. See troops, heroes, fell creatures and war machines all come to life on the field of battle.

This all will take place in Michael Chgowiz's campaign world of The Dark Ages. Since 2009, the players have explored a world of danger and adventure, where the civilized races are in retreat against Chaos and war. This world hosts wargames and tabletop RPG games side-by-side, and YOU have a unique opportunity to affect the course and history of an on-going story.

See the Dark Ages campaign wiki by clicking here: