Reposted from the Warmongers board. I know some of the principals and they are good guys.
Warmongers: MechaniCon 2012 @ The Warstore Weekend, October 26-28, 2012 (by Tironum)
MechaniCon 2012 @ The Warstore Weekend, October 26-28, 2012
October 26-28, 2012
Crowne Plaza Hotel Secaucus-Meadowlands
2 Harmon Plaza
Secaucus, NJ 07094
MechaniCon's Warhammer 40,000 Grand Tournament will be moving the venue to join The WarStore Weekend!
Back for their second year, The WarStore Weekend, is a 3 day gaming convention run by - you guessed it - The WarStore! There are other major events joining forces and teaming up to put together a massive weekend of gaming and hobby events.
Also joining will be Mike Clark, aka Mikhaila here on the boards. Showcase & the NE Big Gunz will be running the major Warhammer Fantasy Battle Events!
Battlefront Miniatures will be running 3 days of Flames of War events.
Warmachine and Hordes will also have 3 days of events!
Most of the clubs that have run events at MechaniCon and Showcase will also be participating. All the organizers will be very active in putting out information as it is available, so watch the boards and our websites to stay up to date with our latest news.
*** UPDATE August 2, 2012 ***
The rules for this year's MechaniCon 40K Grand Tournament have been set and the final rules pack will be available this weekend!
40K GT Basic Rules
- 5 games at 1500 points. You must use the same list in every game and lists are to be exchanged with your opponent before each game.You must have the rulebook and codex books for your force and allies - NO PIRATED SCANS
- We will be using ALL the rules from the new 6th Edition version, As-Is.
- Forge World models and lists are permitted - the most current version of the rules/FAQs from 6th Edition are needed and you must have the proper book - NO PIRATED SCANS
- GW FAQ's will be used - no House Rules
- Scoring to be roughly 50% Battle / 22% Sports / 22% Paint / 6% Quiz + Bonus categories
The latest FAQ's will be used if published prior to October 20, 2012
The latest Codex may be used if released prior to October 7, 2012
You will receive a bonus score for submitting your list by October 20, 2012
We have already sold a couple dozen tickets. Buy your tickets now at - http://www.thewarstore.com/product72686.html
Hotel information and the discount rate is available now at - http://thewarstoreweekend.com/location/
Friday, October 26
18:00-23:00 Titan Rumble!
Saturday, October 27
8:45-9:00Get ready for Round 1
Sunday, October 28
8:00-9:00Hall Opens, Announcements