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  • Wings of Glory and Sails of Glory online registration for the Origins Game Fair 2015 now live!!

    Press Release:

    Wanted to let all you gamer pilots and ship captains know that Registration for Origins Game Fair 2015 Events is now live online on the Origins Game Fair 2015 Events Page!

    The Buckeye Gamers in Flight
    , The Wings of Glory Aerodrome and The Sails of Glory Anchorage are proud to be hosting 23 separate events over 5 days... including Wings of Glory WWI, Wings of Glory WWII, and Sails of Glory. Events will be run by Aerodrome members Oberst Hajj, 7eat51, CappyTom, Jager, Black Sheep One, The Cowman (that's me), and Skafloc, this year's Aerodrome Lend Lease participant. (Those would be our Aerodrome screen names... be sure to check out the site!) (If you register on the Aerodrome or Anchorage site, please list "The Cowman" as your referring member.)

    While online Event registration has just opened, online Badge registration may be closing soon... and our events have limited seating and are sure to fill up quickly. We are giving away a ton of prizes and freebies this year! Basically, if you are looking to join us at the convention, I highly recommend that you jump on it as soon as possible, and avoid the lines at Registration!!!!!

    WINGS OF GLORY WORLD WAR I EVENTS
    June 3rd 4:00 P.M. Event # 1128 – Over the Trenches and Through the Clouds - $2.00 - 120 Minutes SOLD OUT
    June 4th 11:00 A.M. Event # 1134 - Aerodrome vs. Aerodrome $4.00 - 180 Minutes SOLD OUT
    June 4th 3:00 P.M. Event # 1127 – Contact Patrol! $4.00 - 180 Minutes
    June 5th 11:00 A.M. Event # 1135 – Burn Drachen Burn! $4.00 - 180 Minutes
    June 5th 3:00 P.M. Event # 1131 – A Picture is Worth 1,000 Men $2.00 - 120 Minutes SOLD OUT
    June 6th 9:00 A.M. Event # 1124 - Bombing the Trains! - $4.00 - 180 Minutes
    June 6th 11:00 A.M. Event # 1136 – Staaken! - $2.00 - 180 Minutes
    June 6th 2:00 P.M. Event # 1125 – The Green Field Beyond? $4.00 - 180 Minutes
    June 6th 6:00 P.M. Event # 1132- Aerodrome Invitational Tournament 2013 $4.00 - 240 Minutes
    June 7th 10:00 A.M. Event #1126 – Sink the Monitor (Again)!! - $4.00 - 180 Minutes

    WINGS OF GLORY WORLD WAR II EVENTS
    June 3rd 1:00 P.M. Event # 1140 – Furball Over the Pacific $2.00 - 120 Minutes
    June 4th 12:00 P.M. Event # 1133 – Bounce the Box $4.00 - 180 Minutes
    June 5th 9:00 A.M. Event # 1146 - Taranto $2.00 - 120 Minutes SOLD OUT
    June 5th 2:00 P.M. Event # 1130 – The Shell Game $2.00 - 120 Minutes
    June 5th 6:00 P.M. Event # 1138 – The Big Furball Tournament - $4.00 - 240 Minutes
    June 6th 9:00 A.M. Event # 1139 – Bombers Inbound - $2.00 - 120 Minutes
    June 6th 12:00 P.M. Event # 1137 – Taking Out the Radar - $2.00 - 120 Minutes
    June 6th 3:00 P.M. Event # 1129 – Devil in the Slot - $2.00 - 120 Minutes

    SAILS OF GLORY EVENTS
    June 4th 9:00 A.M. Event # 1143 – A Storm is Coming! - $4.00 - 180 Minutes SOLD OUT
    June 5th 11:00 A.M. Event # 1141 – Did Someone Say Gold? - $2.00 - 120 Minutes SOLD OUT
    June 5th 3:00 P.M. Event # 1142 – Breakout! - $2.00 - 120 Minutes
    June 6th 9:00 A.M. Event # 1144 – The Fog of War! - $4.00 - 180 Minutes
    June 6th 2:00 P.M. Event # 1145 – Capture the Spy! - $4.00 - 180 MinutesJ

    Our complete event list flyer, including event numbers for the Con, can be also found online here.
    Please feel free to print off a few and pass them out to all your gaming buddies...

    We can't tell you how much we all look forward to seeing you at the convention. Columbus Ohio, June 3rd - 7th!

    UPDATE: We just did the math and came up with the total retail value of prizes for Origins 2015. Are you ready for this folks? Try $1910.00!!! That is courtesy of our sponsors: Ares Games, Aerodrome Accessories, The Buckeye Gamers in Flight/Wings of Glory Aerodrome and The Soldiery!

    What are we giving away??? Well, we can't really say... so if you want to find out, you have to come to the convention and visit the Buckeye Gamers in Flight area in the Minis Hall. See you there!!


    The Buckeye Gamers in Flight

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