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  • Origins 2019 Games Schedule

    Event registration for Origins 2019 is live starting today! Below you will find a list of our favorite games, at least those tied directly to this and our sister forum... They are organized by day and time and are grouped under the aegis of the different groups running the games this year - since there are three different groups/places where you can get your 'fix' this year, make sure you know where your appropriate game is taking place. It would be a shame to show up at the wrong place for the right game, or vice versa... I have listed the event registration number at the end of each entry to help you register for your potential game(s). To be safe, make sure the title of the game you want matches the event number - sometimes the Origins organizers have a glitch and numbers don't match. When in doubt, use the title of the game

    “Ares Aviators” Ares games scheduled for Origins 2019 - to be run at the Ares Games booth space(run by rhodie80, Teaticket, oldguy, and matt56).

    12-3 PM WoG WW1 “RNAS to the rescue” 14620
    3-6 PM WoG WW2 “Flying Tigers over Burma” 14621
    6-8 PM T&T “Kangaroos and Ravens Save the Earth!” 14622

    9-11 AM BSG “Battle of Ragnar Anchorage” 14623
    11 AM-1 PM WoG WW1 “Frank Luke and his Balloon Busters” 14624
    1-4 PM WoG WW2 “Guadalcanal ‘42” 14625
    4-6 PM T&T “Tripods versus Tripods” 14626
    5-7 PM SoG “The Only Good Pirate is a Dead Pirate” 14627

    9-11 AM T&T “Attack on the Martian Base” 3562614628
    11 AM-1 PM WoG WW1 “Late-war Furball” (25 players) 14629
    1-3 PM WoG WW2 “Battle of Britain Furball” (25 players) 14630
    3-5 PM WoG WW1 “An early American action - USAS versus German recon/scouts force” 14631
    5-8 PM WoG WW1 “Jasta Greif to the rescue!” 14632
    5-7 PM BSG “The Hand of God” 14633

    10 AM-12 PM WoG WW1 “For the Czar” 14634
    12-2 PM BSG “Deep Space Furball” (25 players) 14635
    3-5 PM WoG WW1 “Zeppelin!” 14636
    6-8 PM SoG “Form Line of Battle” 14637

    9-11 AM WoG WW1 “The Grinding End” 14638
    12-3 PM WoG WW1 “Schlachtflieger” 14639
    12-2 PM BSG “Act of Contrition” 14640

    “Buckeye Gamers” Ares games scheduled for Origins 2019 – to be run at the Buckeye Gamers booth space (run by The Cowman, CappyTom, and Mark).

    10 AM-1 PM WoG WW1 “Moscow Bombed?” 14432
    7 PM-10 PM WoG WW1 “Wings of …Gojira?” 14435
    1 PM-4 PM WoG WW1 “Return of the Entente” 14433

    2 PM-4 PM WoG WW2 “Mitchell Hunters” 14430
    6 PM-10 PM BSG “Galactica Down, Nuclear Threat Imminent” 14439

    “Western Ohio Games Club” WoG games for Origins 2019 – to be run at the WOGC booth space (run by milcoll73).

    8 PM-10 PM WoG WW1 “Bombing the Reich - Maximum Effort” 12044

    8 PM-10 PM WoG WW1 “Whatever Floats Your Flying Boat” 12045

    ARES is also running a BSG game themselves - it's from 1 PM to 4 PM on Friday, entitled "33 Event" - and its event number is 16677 - it's a continuous play event that is being run around the world at various conventions in which ARES participates.

    Come out and enjoy gaming at its best - Origins has to be seen to be believed We hope to see you there!

    All the best,
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