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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Bolt Action - Bolt Action Melbourne: August Player Pack (Now Updated)

B.A.M.A.“Bolt Action Melbourne August” Player Pack (August 16th)

A Melbourne Based, 3 game, 1000 point Bolt Action tournament.

Bolt Action Melbourne: August will be held at The Games Laboratory on Sunday, August 16thThe event starts promptly at 10AM.
The event will be run by Brad “Old Man" Morin with the support from the guys at and the 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 1000 points. Forces can be made up using the generic reinforced platoons or theatre selectors from any of the “Armies of…” series. We will not be using lists from the TANK WARS rules.

We have no 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 This means that the main rulebook army lists and outdated PDF lists may not be used.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.

Use of units listed in the "Tank Wars" book" and units in the “Ossfront”, “Germany Strikes”, or “Battlefield Europe” Campaign Books are fine to use.

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

THIS EVENT WILL BE USING THE BOLTACTION.NET FORMAT RULES (Season 2). For more detail please look here.

The Warplane rules will not be used for this event.


Bolt Action Melbourne: August is a three game tournament.  Each round will last 2 hours and ten minutes.  In Round 1 players will be chosen at random. We will be using 3 missions. Please click the hyperlink to see the mission.
Game 1: Nuts
Game 2: Breakout

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

The event costs $20 which can be paid via PayPal before August 9th (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/or a 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:

The War and Peace gang have 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:

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, at, have always been massive fans of Mad Bob Miniatures. Bob has donated some fantastic models for this event as well. We highly recommend that you check out his online shop for some one of a kind models that you cannot get anywhere else.

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.

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