Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Electronic Registration for Heat of Battle II has closed

Weekend or daily walk-up Registrations are available between 8:30am-5pm Friday/Saturday - August 22/23, and 8:30-12 on Sunday - August 24.

Full registration $50
Friday $25
Saturday $30
Sunday $15

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Heat of Battle II Approaching Rapidly!

August 22-24, 2008

Our 3 guest speakers are confirmed. Noon lectures each day will focus on Okinawa, the Philippine Sea, and the Museum’s Artillery Collection. Our Board and Miniature Game include Land, Sea and Air offerings and are much stronger than last year – and include two Flames of War Tournaments.On Friday, Cox Communications will be filming the event, increasing the exposure of our hobby and encouraging interest in World War II – the War that Changed the World!We have to thank our major sponsors Wizards of the Coast, Matrix Games, Inc; The Wargamer.com; and H.M.G.S. – The Historical Miniatures Gaming Society. Many other game companies have donated door prizes to help rebuild post-Katrina wargaming.

Encourage all prospective Attendees to register as soon as possible! Our Reservation process is slightly more complicated than last year. Our Registration Page has information on our partner Hotel and nearby restaurants.
We are all very excited! Don’t forget if you have questions or comments, please contact walt.burgoyne@nationalww2museum.org or call me at 504-527-6012 x 333.

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Prize and Financial Support for Heat of Battle arriving!

The National World War II Museum and Heat of Battle II are proud to announce that Financial and Product support is rollin’ in from our wargame company partners!

Wizards of the Coast, The Historical Miniatures Gaming Society - East and Matrix Games/Wargamer.com have both committed to chip in to help us host Heat of Battle II, August 22-24, 2008. Avalanche Press, Battlefront, Days of Wonder, DJD Miniatures, GMT Games and Matrix Games have all provided product to be awarded to Attendees.

Game update:
2 Flames of War Tournaments are scheduled in addition to FoW scenarios. We already have 19 other scheduled games including a monster Stalingrad game with over 400 buildings! We are also offering a game of the Avalon Hill chestnut, D-Day! There will be many board and miniature game offerings, all focused on World War II.

Attendee Registration Update:
Our registration form is available at our website

Game Submission Form:
Want to run a game at Heat II? Just fill out this form

Hotel link:
Our partner hotel, only 4 blocks from the museum, is the Hotel New Orleans. We recommend phone reservations at this time, 888-524-1881. Mention code HOB or Heat of Battle when registering to get their (reduced from ’07!) rate of $69. Visiting the site