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(A) News on HKSW 18/4/2009 Meeting and the 15mm DBMM competition.

The next meeting will be held at the HITEC Centre of Kowloon Bay (7th floor, i.e. same floor as last time) on Saturday 18/4/2009. Note that we shall start the first round of 15mm DBMM competition in this meeting.

For indication, we have the following games hosted (subject to amendment and cancellation by the organiser):

(1) HKSW 15mm DBMM 120 competition (organiser: Lawrence Ho)
Competition start at 1:30 p.m.,

The rules for the figures compeition as follows:

To simplify matters again and allow a biger army, I suggest discounting the additional cost for being the General Element completely, just cost his element. The rational behind is : A Regular General is little better than an Irregular General as he only throws 1 Dice, if CV or LH even movement isn't much of a problem.

Therefore, for the upcoming DBMM competition, the cost of the general will be just the cost of his elementl. We also disallow use of BRILLIANT GENERAL and INERT GENERAL and strategem. Will update the messages in the Forum and Facebook again accordingly.
E.g. A regular general Cv(S) will cost 10 pts
A irregular general Cv(S) will cost 9 pts

The amended rules for the figures compeition as follows:

(1) Details of the proposed 15mm DBMM 120 competition as follows:

Army list from Book 1 to Book 4 can be used. Players need to bring their own army, 1 wood and 1 hill. Please also bring a table cloth where possible. The terrain will be preset by the organiser (Lawrence Ho who will not participate in this competition). The Commercial Set DBMM rules and army lists version prevails. It is a knock-out competition. Played with
120 AP armies. Each army has only 1 command and general, the C-in-C whose cost is just his element (i.e. the extra 20 pts for being a regular general & the extra 10 pts cost for being a irregular general do not apply) . Brilliant General &/or Inert General &/or STRATEGEM cannot be used. Up to 2 Baggage elements. Element minima are reduced to 1/4 rounded down and maxima to
1/2 rounded up. Up to 4 elements specified by army list as controlled only by an allied or subordinate general can be used. The battlefield is a 1,800p square tile. Please refer to page 44 of the DBMM rulebook for details.

In case there are less than 8 participants, there will be one trophy for the winner. Should there be 8 or more participants, there will be two trophies, one for the winner, one for the runner-up.

Participants: Herbert Wong, James Cheung, Jeff Herbert, Christopher Chu, Cheung Kar Fai, George Wellington, Tony Matthews,

(2) Advanced Squad Leader Starter Kit (organiser: Lawrence Ho) (1 table)
Theme: SS vs British
Participants: Li Tai Wah, Lawrence Ho, Lai Lap Wan, Simon Lai

Brother Wah has the following scenarios readied:
SP115 The Five Pound Prize
SP134 Barracuda!

I shall arrive at 1:30 p.m. with the Special Maps,
Simon Lai please bring ASL rulebook
Brother Wah should bring the German and British Counters & Neutral Markers.

(3) Flames of Wars
Participants: Nick Alters, Frankie Li

(4) GMT Prussia's Glory
Participants: Andrzej Cierpicki, David White

(As ever, if you don't have a confirmed game, come along anyway, and a spot will be found for you in whatever is going on.

So far, 16 Members confirmed they will come: Lawrence Ho, Li Tai Wah, Herbert Wong, James Cheung, Jeff Herbert, Christopher Chu, Cheung Kar Fai, Frankie Li, Lai Lap Wan, Simon Lai, Philip Ngo, Nick Alters, George Wellington, Tony Matthews, David White, Andrezj Cierpicki
0 Visitor confirmed they will come:

(B) HKSW Annual General Meeting 9/5/2009
We are getting to the point where it is harder to gauge the numbers of the curry lunch buffet, the committee propose that people who confirm get to line up first any that haven't can wait for leftovers, we will book for 35. In order to get a close estimation on the number of members/friends who is coming for he curry lunch buffet, please leave a message here or send me a email.

Events and schedules at AGM
Proposal as follows:
Curry Lunch Buffet (1:30 p.m.)
AGM (2:00 p.m.)
Auction (right after AGM)
Prize presentation competitions.
The first round of at last two competitions will be started in the AGM:
(1) 15mm DBR competition
(2) Memoirs'44 boardgame competition

Any other proposals?
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