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Monday, December 29, 2014

BAMF: Bolt Action Melbourne February Player Pack (February 8th)

A Melbourne Based, 3 game, 800 point Bolt Action tournament

Bolt Action Melbourne: February will be held at The Games Laboratory on Sunday, February 8thThe event starts promptly at 10AM.

The event will be run by Brad “Old Man Morin” with support from the guys at and awesome staff at The Games Laboratory.

The Games Laboratory
328 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000
(03) 9602 2075

Contact Information:
For more information, to submit an army list and for registration information please email Brad at:  whatisabattle(at)

Army Lists:
All armies for this event should be no larger than 800 points. Forces must be made up using the generic reinforced platoons. We will NOT be using theatre selector lists or lists using the TANK WARS rules.

Vehicle Flame Throwers are not allowed for this event.

Outside of the VFT restriction we have no other restrictions listed for this event.  We at would like to encourage people to experiment and play with lists that are fun to play with and to play against. This is NOT a win at all costs event. The TO reserves the right to ask players to resubmit army lists that are considered abusive to play against. To be clear, this has never been a problem in the past and we do not expect it to be a problem into the future.  There will be prize drawing for players who go to the effort of theming their lists. I.E. Invasion of Manchuria Japanese, Guadalcanal Marines, German forces in Anzio, etc…

All current “Armies of…” books must be used (up to date “Armies of…” PDF’s issued by Warlord Games may be used as well). This means that the main rulebook army lists and outdated PDF lists may not be used.  Please note that units listed in the “Additional Units” PDF are available for use.

Please contact the TO if you would like to use units listed in the “Battlefield Europe” Campaign Book.

Please make sure that you are familiar with the most up to date rules FAQ PDF available (for free) from the Warlord Games Website.

Though this is a event we will not be using the Season 1 tournament rules. This event will use Bolt Action’s rules as written.
The Warplane rules will not be used for this event.

Bolt Action Melbourne: February is a three game tournament.  Each round will last 2 hours.  In Round 1 players will be chosen at random. We will be using 3 rulebook missions over the course of the day. Maximum Attrition, Hold Until Relieved and Point Defense.

To submit an army list and for registration information please email Brad at:  whatisabattle(at)

The event costs $15 which should be paid via PayPal or money transfer by the last day of January (The same day that army lists are due).

For this event you will need:
  • Warlord order dice and enough six sided dice to play the game
  • 3, 40mm circular objective markers
  • A tape measure
  • The rulebook and relevant “Armies of…” book
  • Pin markers
  • A pen and pencil
  • 3 print outs of your army list
  • An appropriate dice bag

We at the would like to thank our major sponsors for this event:

Ian from War and Peace Games has once again generously provided prize support this tournament.  As the Australian distributor of Warlord games products they have a great selection of product AND have a super friendly and helpful staff that love to "talk shop."  Give them a call or check them out online:
02 4353 4043 

We would also like to express our thanks to Warlord Games for writing such a great game system (Bolt Action) and for consistently providing great prize support for our events.  Thanks guys!!!

We would also like to thank Laser Touch for their prize support for this event and we would like to remind you that they are the only online source for custom pin markers (look for the ready made LRDG and Ghost Army Podcast markers) and WW2 custom carry cases.

AND... We would like to thank Blitzkrieg Miniatures for their prize support for this event and their continued support of our podcasts and website. Love your work guys!

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