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I've been an avid boardwargamer since I was 9 years old. First wargame I ever played was Avalon Hill's Richthofen's War. 35 years later I'm still gaming and have even been running my own wargaming convention, BottosCon, for the last 7 years. I host a multi-player games day at my home in Coquitlam on the first Saturday of every month. Current gaming favourites include: Command and Colors Epic Ancients, Combat Commander: Europe, Wings of Glory, and Twilight Struggle.


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First day of Fall over the fields of Flanders

by BobRoberts on 09-26-2013 at 18:27
[QUOTE=BobRoberts;249089]And here are the photos Tyler took with his Ipad. [ATTACH=CONFIG]110945[/ATTACH]

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First day of Fall over the fields of Flanders

by BobRoberts on 09-22-2013 at 23:04
[QUOTE=BobRoberts;248326]Somewhere over Flanders early in the morning late 1918:

My good friend Dave and I took on his 2 boys and my girlfriend's son today over Flanders today. This was our long awaited rematch from earlier this Summer. Dave and I were the Central Powers and we were flying a pair of SS DIII's vs. a Spad XIII - pilot aged 6, a Sopwith Camel - pilot aged 10, and an Se5a - pilot aged 10.

It was quite a furball of a fight, with plenty of tight turns, side

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Local Gaming Convention

by BobRoberts on 08-07-2013 at 23:00

Going to guns on the Italian Front with Series Six.

by BobRoberts on 08-05-2013 at 13:05
[QUOTE=BobRoberts;238071]Sat down with Tyler, my girlfriend's son, on Saturday night after babysitting him all day and we decided to try out my new series six miniatures. Tyler took the role of the Allies flying an Italian Hanriot and I was the Austro-Hungarians flying an Aviatik. To add to the enjoyment, we opted to playoutside on my patio table so we could get some fresh air as well. This was a great duel that saw lot's of maneuver, and in the end through patience, and some lucky maneuvers, I

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BottosCon 2013 November 8-10, Vancouver Sheraton Guildford Hotel, Surrey, BC

by BobRoberts on 08-01-2013 at 00:13
[QUOTE=BobRoberts;223535]BottosCon: A Mere Matter of Gaming

Nov. 8-10, 2013
Vancouver Sheraton Guildford Hotel, Surrey, British Columbia

The North Shore Wargaming Society is proud to host BottosCon 2013, our SEVENTH ANNUAL gaming convention for all gamers in the Greater Vancouver area and Pacific Northwest.

This year's convention has re-located to the VANCOUVER SHERATON GUILDFORD HOTEL 15269 104th Avenue, Surrey, B.C. We have more gaming space,

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Medals Showcase - 1 Medals - 4 Aerial Victories
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Origins Ground Crew 2013 - Bronze Origins Ground Crew 2013 - Bronze Name: Origins Ground Crew 2013 - Bronze
Awarded to those members that helped the Aerodrome with bringing one of it's overseas members to Origins 2013.
Issue time: 05-31-2013, 14:52
Issue reason: Twice helping to send Nightbomber to Origins 2013.