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Bloomington, IL Escalation League Starting April 11

Discussion in 'Events & Tournaments' started by NoHero, Mar 30, 2018.

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    Where: Red Raccoon Games, 309 N. Main St., Bloomington, IL 61701 (Wednesdays)

    When: Wednesdays 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. from 04/11-05/23

    *Players may play outside official night as well.

    Demos Available! Ask for Jordan.

    What: “Infinity is a tabletop wargame in which sci-fi themed miniatures are used to simulate futuristic skirmishes. Infinity recreates Direct Action operations, high-stakes missions in the battlefront or behind enemy lines, where victory or death are a trigger pull away. Players command a small group of elite soldiers, chosen for their adequacy to the mission parameters at hand. Each battle calls for a different composition, and building an effective team from hand-picked members of different regiments is key to a successful operation. Infinity is a groundbreaking, dynamic system that allows you to make meaningful, fun choices throughout the entire game sequence, and gives you the tools to implement any number of strategies with realism and flexibility.” -infinitythegame.com

    Items needed to play:

    -A Rulebook, army lists and Weapons Chart.

    -Infinity miniatures.

    -20-sided dice (at least three)

    -Templates (Circular, Large and Small Teardrop) and Markers.

    -Measuring tape.

    The Infinity escalation league is a slow grow league to introduce and acclimate new players to the game. All player skill levels are welcome. This is a non-ITS league due to the nature of trying to introduce newer players to rules and higher point levels over a period of weeks.

    Entry: $10

    Helpful Links:

    Infinity Resources (Rules, Markers, and other assets to download)- https://infinitythegame.com/resources/downloads

    N3 Rules- https://assets.infinitythegame.net/downloads/rules/en/v1.8/rules.pdf

    N3 FAQ- https://assets.infinitythegame.net/downloads/faqs/en/v1.3/faqs.pdf

    Human Sphere Rules- https://assets.infinitythegame.net/downloads/hsn3rules/en/v3.2/hsn3rules.pdf

    ITS Season 9- https://assets.infinitythegame.net/downloads/itsrules/season9/en/v1.2/season9.pdf

    Infinity Army- https://army.infinitythegame.com/

    Ash Barker’s Infinity Recon- https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3iUmocmCYCUQjU0NTJfcUV0QUE/view

    Captain Spuds Quick Reference- http://www.captainspud.com/infinity/2016IntroLeague/InfinityQuickReference.pdf


    Captain Spuds Hacking Helper- http://www.captainspud.com/n3hacking/

    ToadChild’s Free Marker Sheet Creator- http://inf-dice.ghostlords.com/markers/

    Prizes will be given for participation, competitive scoring, achievement scoring, and painting! More players equal more prizes!

    Painting Competition “Big and Stompy:”

    Best Painted S5 or higher silhouette model. Does not have to be the same as played faction.


    All rounds will begin on the Wednesday of that week and run until the following Tuesday. Games and achievements must be written on score sheet and initialed by opponent. There is no painting requirement, but it is encouraged. There will achievement points awarded for painting models during the league and playing fully painted. Proxies are allowed, but if there is a model for the trooper profile it must be used (weapon proxies are allowed). Achievement score sheet will be handed out by TO. It is greatly appreciated when people bring terrain to accommodate enough tables for players.

    All players are required to play the same faction through the league, however they may switch between vanilla and sectorials within their faction from game to game. No Spec-Ops allowed.

    Round 1- 04/11-04/17

    Infinity Seize the Antennas (150 points)- No hackers, remotes, TAGs, or fireteams.

    -Suggested Reading- N3 rulebook pg. 17-63 (basic rules, combat characteristics, and common skills), N3 rulebook pg. 142-148 (end game conditions, command tokens, and coordinated orders), Infinity Recon pg. 3, 8-9 (Recon rules and Seize the Antenna scenario).

    -Know how the skills and weapons of your troops work!

    Round 2- 04/18/-04/24

    Infinity Recon Sweep and Clear (200 points)- No TAGs or fireteams.

    -Suggested Reading- N3 rulebook pg. 53, 55, 78, 85, 89-90, 96, 135, 140, 150-161 (cautious movement, change facing, dodge, ghost, marksmanship, sat-lock, sensor, total reaction, deployable repeater, repeater, hacking, and hacking equipment), Human Sphere 87-92 (new hacking equipment, evo hacker), and Infinity Recon pg. 12-13 (Sweep and Clear scenario).

    -For assistance with hacking programs use Captain Spud’s Hacking Helper

    Round 3- 04/25-05/01

    ITS Capture and Protect (250 points)- No fireteams.

    -Suggested Reading- N3 rulebook pg. 55, 57-58, 85, 88, 181 (dodge, engage, manned, pilot, possessed), ITS Season 9 Classified Objectives, and Capture and Protect Scenario.

    Round 4- 05/02-05/08

    ITS Looting and Sabotaging (300 points)

    -Suggested Reading- Human Sphere pg. 11-22 (coherency and fireteams), N3 FAQ, and Looting and Sabotaging scenario.

    Round 5- 05/09-05/15

    ITS Hunting Party (300 points)

    -Suggested Reading- ITS Season 9 Hunting Party scenario.

    Round 6- 05/16-05/23

    ITS Power Pack (300 points)

    -Suggested Reading- ITS Season 9 Power Pack Scenario.