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Subject: GamesFest 4 24th October 2009 Watford UK rss

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Mark Lucas
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What is GamesFest?

From the humble origins of a gaming collective to a one-day convention encompassing RPG’s, Board Games, CCG’s War Games, Comics, Books, Film, Video and PC Gaming.
Our aim is for an informal event that enables the enthusiast and casual gamer to sample the best the hobby has to offer.

The line-up is:

Companies Attending
Games Workshop
Forge World
Warhammer Historical
The Black Library
Mongoose Publishing
Esvedium Games
Battlefront : Flames of War
Triple Ace Games
Project Hydra
Warlord Games
Chaos City Comics
Calamity Comics
Murky Depths
Wargames Inc
Simple Miniature Games
Definitive games
Otherworld Miniatures
Monarch Books and Miniatures.

Authors Attending

Gav Thorpe
Richard Williams
Joely Black
Derek Gunn
Garry Charles
Dan Abnett
Peter Mark May
Frazer Lee
Raven Dane
Nick Kyme
Simon Scarrow
Robyn Young
Leah Moore
Conrad Williams
Steve Dean
David Devereux
Alessio Cavatore
Steven Savile
Steve Lyons

Artist Attending
Kev Walker
David Michael Wright

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Mark Lucas
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WH40K – details.

Watford War Games Fed – are putting on a massive 40K Space Hulk demo.

We should have room for a tournament.

Forgeworld are attending plus WH Historical

The BL authors listed plus Gav Thorpe and Alessio !

Any more suggestions drop me a line.

Tickets are now on sale at

£5.50 - Per adult

£4.50 - Under 16’s/Concessions (Unemployed, OAP, NUS)

£12.00 - Family Ticket (2 adults and 2 under 16’s)

£20.00 - Combined convention/concert ticket with Terrorvision headlining
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Mark Lucas
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Awesome News the Black Library has confirmed two Panels for Gamesfest.

Here is your chance to ask the authors those burning questions!

General Black Library panel at 11:00 featuring:

Graham Mcneill
Gav Thorpe
Richard Williams
Dan Abnett
Nick Kyme
Steven Savile
James Swallow

Plus a special Horus Heresy focused panel starting at 13:00 hours.

I can’t wait!

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Mark Lucas
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This is the provisional line-up of demo games that we are planning to run. Our aim is to ensure that everyone can try games in an informal atmosphere with no stress involved in advance booking. Most games will run when suitable numbers are ready. And remember, all games are FREE!



Warhammer 40K

Warhammer 40K Doubles>

Warhammer Fantasy Battle

Hell Dorado

Flames of War>


Uncharted Seas>


Magic The Gathering>

War for Edadh>

Video Games

Blood Bowl

Board Games



Memoir 44

Fury of Dracula

Battlestar Galactica

Space Hulk - Limited Edition

D&D 4th Edition>

Swashbucklers of the 7 Skies>

Call of Cthulhu>



Strontium Dog

Dark Heresy>

Steve Jackson Games>


The Black Library

Fantasy & Sci Fi

Historical Fiction



GW WH40K Painting Competition

UK Garrison

SCA/Shire of Thamesreach>
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