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Monster Mash 2000pts AoS event

Sunday, 20 August 2017

The Outpost
Unit 2, Kingfisher Works
Neepsend Lane
Sheffield
S3 8AU

Monster Mash

The format of the event is a 2000point Swiss-tournament fought over four rounds.

Tickets cost £14 each and can be purchased here. £5 goes to prize support and each player is given £5 voucher to spend on the day.

SCHEDULE

  • 9:00am - 9:30am Registration and event briefing
  • 9:45am - 11:15pm Game 1
  • 11:30pm - 1:00pm Game 2
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch and painting contest
  • 2:00pm - 3:30pm Game 3
  • 3:45pm - 5:15pm Game 4
  • 5:30pm - 6:00pm End and award ceremony

ARMY FORMAT

This is a 2000pts event. Army lists must not exceed 2000pts and must observe all rules and restrictions from the pitched battles section of the general’s handbook except for the following changes to the unit requirements:

  • Battline: 1+
  • Behemoths: 1-4

Lists should be typed in a logical format with full names, point costs and breakdown of points where relevant. Before each round your opponent may check your list so please ensure you have ALL relevant literature. Failure to do so may result in a disqualification.

A copy of the list must also be given to the TO.

SCENARIOS

Scenarios will be disclosed on the day but will be from the Matched Play section of the General’s Handbook.

PRIZE SUPPORT

The Prize support increases as the number of participants increase. The minimum prize support, with a requirement of 4 participants is:

  • 1st place - £10 voucher
  • 2nd place - £5 voucher
  • 3rd place - £5 voucher

Assuming a 16 participant event, the prize breakdown would be:

  • 1st Place - £40 voucher
  • 2nd Place - £20 voucher
  • 3rd Place - £10 voucher
  • Bloodiest general - £5 voucher
  • Best painted - £5 voucher

PARTICIPANT RESPONSIBILITIES

Participants are expected to turn up on time. They should ensure they start their rounds in a timely fashion and avoid time delaying during rounds.

Participants must bring the following:

  • A copy of the rules
  • A copy of their appropriate army book & other relevant literature.
  • Two full print out of your list – one to be given to the TO.
  • Dice, tape measure and a pen.
  • In the event that you are using Forgeworld you MUST have the appropriate book(s) and updates.

In the event you fail to bring any of these items and are found to need them in a rules query you will be ruled against.

SCORING

Games will be scored in the following manner.

  • Win = 10 points
  • Draw = 5 points
  • Loss = 1 point

In the event of a point tie on the leader board, the number of victory points earned will be to determine the winner (so make a note of them on your sheet). If still tied after this then blood points will be used.

BLOOD POINTS

A unit is worth a number of Blood Points equal to its cost in points. You score these points for enemy units destroyed, fled off the board or fleeing at the end of the game. Keep a note of Blood Points earned at the end of each game as these will help with rankings. Half Blood Points are scored at the end of the game for the following:

  • Units below 50% starting number of wounds.
  • Monstrous Creatures below 50% starting wounds.

A note on being under pointed: All armies should be worth exactly the points available for this event, if your army is less than the available points then your opponent automatically gets those points at the end of the game. E.g., if your army is worth 1995/2000 you opponent automatically gets the additional 5 points that you haven't spent, this is the ensure lists are not intentionally under pointed.

Blood points will also be used to determine the Bloodiest General.

BEST PAINTED

If the event prize pool warrants a Best Painted prize, during the lunch any players wishing to enter the painting competition will be asked to display their model on a specific table. Outpost staff will vote on the entries and decide the best painted. Each entry should be at least 3 colours minimum the models base is considered part of the model for the painting competition.

BLOODIEST GENERAL

If the event prize pool warrants a Best Painted prize, the player with the highest Blood Points value will be crowned the Bloodiest General.

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