Wargames Con 2016

wargames con 2016

Registration for this event is closed. 

Wargames Con is a tabletop gaming convention and tournament for multiple gaming systems including Warhammer 40k, Warmachine and Hordes, Flames of War, Infinity and X-Wing! It takes place August 26th through the 28th in Austin, Texas.

Book your hotel room, here!

Event Facebook Group for questions and comments, here.


Warhammer 40k Events



Walk-ins welcome at the door as space allows. Purchase tickets at the registration desk.

Saturday, 8-27-16 and Sunday, 8-28-16

  1. List Construction will be 2000pts. and normal ITC restrictions. Lists due at registration.
  2. This event will use the 2016 ITC Format, which you can see here.This is an official ITC event.
    1. Wargames Con list building exception: 30k Army Lists are legal for Wargames Con 2016
  3. We will be awarding prizes for Tournament Champion 1-2, Best Overall 1-2, and Best Appearance 1-2. We anticipate this event filling fast, so don’t wait to get those tickets!


  • Saturday, 8-27-16
    • Registration: 9:00am
    • Round 1: 10:00am-12:45pm
    • Lunch: 12:45pm
    • Round 2: 1:30pm-4:15pm
    • Round 3: 4:30pm-7:15pm
  • Sunday, 8-28-16
    • Round 4: 10:00am-12:45pm
    • Lunch: 12:45pm
    • Round 5: 1:30pm-4:15pm
    • Awards: 4:45pm

Warhammer 40K Team Event

Mission Packet

  • Friday, 8-26-16
  • Game 1: 12:00pm – 2:30pm
  • Game 2: 2:45pm – 5:15pm
  • Game 3: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
  • Do you want to play 40k with your buddy and not play those same “boring” missions they play in the Grand Tournaments!? Well then you should sign up for the Wargamescon 40k Team Tournament!  Come join the fun with some whacky missions, beer and great 40k moments!
  • 2000pts total:  1000 points per person, battle-forged lists with the exception that each player is limited to one faction but unlimited detachments. Example: You can have multiple Necron detachments or multiple Harlequins detachments but you cannot ally with yourself.
  • List submission is required!!  Send lists to caldera40k@gmail.com. (Due by Aug 12th) If your list is not built to have fun for you and your opponents, it will get rejected and asked to try again.
  • Both players are allies of convenience with each other.
  • NO super heavies or gargantuan monstrous creatures.
  • Fortifications are allowed but limited to 1 per team.


Wargames Con 2016 Narrative Events:

Facebook Group, Here.

  • 40k Team Narrative
    • Team up with of 3 or 6 players as your 40k faction fights multi-player battles in two days of unfolding story-driven 40k, Battle shoulder-to-shoulder with your teammates against a common foe, execute custom missions, and secure victory for your faction.
    • 1500 point armies.(List build information forthcoming)
    • Friday 12-7 and Saturday 9-7.
    • Tickets $70
  • 40k Solo Narrative
    • Earn glory for your 40k faction and influence the narrative story line in two days of exciting 1-on-1 games. You’ll get to choose the enemy factions you’ll play against, experience unique scenarios, and contribute to your faction’s fate in the narrative story. 1500 point armies. (List build information forthcoming)
    • Friday 12-7 and Saturday 9-7.
    • Tickets $70
  • 40k Apocalypse
    • Join forces one-day apocalyptic multi-player battle featuring titanic war engines. This is the only event where you’ll be playing with Lords of War, super heavies and massive armies in a giant-format battlefield.
    • 2000 point armies. (List build information forthcoming)
    • Sunday 9-4, one
    • Tickets $35
  • 40k Command Post Exercise (40K CPX)
    • A challenging one-day 40k scenario featuring information uncertainty and levels of command and planning among players. This unique event will challenge your flexibility, communication, and teamwork as you face off against a thinking, adaptive opponent.
    • Armies and models provided.
    • Sunday 9-4, two games
    • Tickets $35

Ace Pilot Swag Bags

A total of 20 Ace Pilot swag bags will be available for purchase. Are you an Ace Pilot of the Rebellion, the Empire or maybe a Scum Pilot Prince? For $135 you get entry into both the Epic tournament and the swiss tournament for three days of X-wing goodness! Included in the swag bag is a set of 2016 Wargames Con X-wing range rulers and movement templates, a 2016 Wargames Con X-wing pint glass, a 2016 Wargames con ship marker, Custom shield markers, a Wargames Con t-shirt and entry into a raffle for a custom token and damage deck holder.



Wargames Con Warmachine Event List


  • 75 Point, 2 List Masters 2016 Warmachine Weekend Qualifier Preliminaries. Reg at 10:00. We will play until there are 8 or fewer undefeated players, with 3 rounds minimum.  Those players will play in the finals on Sunday.  The winner of the Sunday tournament will receive a free badge to Warmachine Weekend and an invitation to play in the prestigious Warmachine Weekend Invitational!
  • 35 Point Mangled Metal 1 List Steamroller 2016. Reg at 6:00 PM.  Lists must consist of only a Warcaster and their battlegroup.
  • Iron Arena, 9 AM to 7 PM. Come play some casual games with other players to earn prizes!


  • Iron Gauntlet 2016 Tournament, Reg at 10:00. Details on the format can be found at: http://privateerpress.com/organized-play/iron-gauntlet
    Compete to earn points to qualify for the Privateer Press Iron Gauntlet World Championship!
  • 50 Point, 2 List Steamroller 2016 Tournament, Reg at 11:00
  • 35 Point Speedmachine Tournament, Reg at 6:00
  • Iron Arena, 9 AM to 6 PM. Come play some casual games with other players to earn prizes!


  • 75 Point, 2 List Masters 2016 Warmachine Weekend Qualifier Finals. Reg at 9:00.  Must use the same lists as Friday.  Records are reset and any player who qualifies for the finals can win the event.
  • 35 Point Team Tournament Steamroller 2016. Reg at 10:00 Each player builds a 25 point list.  Once the game has started, each team acts like one player for purposes of taking their turn.  Character restrictions apply across both lists.
  • Iron Arena, 9 AM to 4 PM. Come play some casual games with other players to earn prizes!


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Flames of War

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