6mm-Minis is Maksim-Smelchak's blog to discuss gaming, miniatures, books, movies, food, Israel, Judaism, life in general and other funny crud. My favorite scale of miniatures is 6mm, which is also called 1/285 or 1/300 scale. I enjoy many different kinds of games including ancients, Napoleonics, WWI, WWII, the Arab-Israeli conflict, Car Wars AKA Autoduel (a sort of crash'n'derby automobile combat game), 6mm Godzilla AKA Kaiju games, and science fiction games. I'm open to everything though!

Sunday, January 20, 2008

MINI WARGAMING: "Epic-Armageddon Returns!" (20 January 2008)

TOP: Epic-Armageddon, being played locally AGAIN!
Hi All,

Yesterday I was cruising around town with some rare free time and I stopped by A-1 Comics, a local gaming shop, to visit with my buddies and get in a board game or two when I saw a rare and very welcome sight:

Epic-Armageddon was being played AGAIN!

TOP: A 6mm sci-fi Eldar army masses for an assault.

I was pretty happy about that being that Epic-Armageddon (E-A) is one of my favorite games and both players are friends of mine, another welcome sight.

TOP: Eric "Chern" Royer, Space Marine Chapter Master.
TOP: Aaron Morneau, Master Eldar Tactician.

Aaron is talking about creating a local E-A league and he and Eric were giving E-A a spin to re-evaluate it ...after all this time. Aaron is also interested in playing Battlefleet Gothic again... Both of which are fine by me since I have un-loved painted miniatures for both games that would love to see action again!

TOP: A fourteen-year-old Space Marine bunker!
Eric made it while in the U.S. Navy.

Eric is still maintaining his wonderful web site for those interested in a variety of cool materials for Epic-Armageddon and the Babylon-5 space games.

Link here:

A link to all of the photos I took of the game:

Good news for the 6mm sci-fi scene!

Have a great Sunday!
And if you're a Yank, enjoy the three-day MLK Day weekend!


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  • At 7:36 PM, January 20, 2008, Blogger Benoit Lescarbeau said…

    I've got to convince my usual (and only) epic opponent to have a game at the FLGS. Who knows, we might discover some "closet" 6mm gamers...

  • At 8:17 AM, January 27, 2008, Blogger MaksimSmelchak said…

    Hi BL,

    Good luck!

    E-A died out in my area so it's nice to see it coming back. That's why I'm so excited about what might otherwise be droll news.



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