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Posted on Jul 15, 2010 in Boardgames

National WWII Museum Looking for a Few Good Gamemasters

Gerald D. Swick

Heat of Battle, the miniatures gaming convention hosted inside the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, can still use a few more people to run games. This year’s event, Heat of Battle IV, will be August 13 – 15, and the program goes to press July 21, so contact the organizers soon if you want to run a game at this unique convention. Click here if you are interested in running a game.

Gaming continues after hours in the convention hotel nearby.

Saturday, August 14, the museum will feature special programs in celebration of the 65th anniversary of V-J Day, so Pacific War–themed games are especially welcome.

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ArmchairGeneral.com interviewed Walt Burgoyne, the museum’s Education Programs Coordinator, about the Heat of Battle convention prior to the event in 2008. Click on his name to read that interview.

Supporters of Heat of Battle IV include Wizards of the Coast/Axis and Allies; Matrix Games/Wargamer.com/Slitherine, Inc.; Battlefront U.S.A.; Days of Wonder; and Weider Publishing Group/Armchair General. Sponsors include Wizards of the Coast, LLC; Matrix Games, Ltd; Wargamer, Ltd; Slitherine, Ltd; and the Historical Miniatures Gaming Society (HMGS).

The museum also has a special exhibit that will be open during the convention, "Loyal Forces: Animals in World War II."

1 Comment

  1. Ya learn something new eryveday. It’s true I guess!

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