UP-DATED    8/25/05

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    Friday, August 26
    Session 1  
    5:00 - 8:00
    Session 2  
    8:00 - 11:00

Friday Short List

    Saturday, August 27
    Session 3  
    9:00 - 12:00
    Session 4  
    1:00 - 4:00
   Session 5
    5:00 - 8:00

Saturday Short List



   Dealers Attending Recruits
   Scheduled Tournaments
   Painting Competitions
   Silent Auction
   See What you Missed


  So What's Wargaming
   OSG, Huh?
   Historic Kansas City


   Upcoming Conventions
   Area Clubs



August 24, 2005

Added Brigade Games as a sponsor. Thank You

August 21, 2005

Added two new games from HATSOFF and an additional game from Jaye Wiley, thanks guys.  We also moved a game from session 4 to session 5.  Counting the days wow!

August 21, 2005

Added a two games, a 15mm DBM Roman vs Gaul game and 25mm Fantasy adventure game.   

August 20, 2005

Added a few more games and have cleared up some other game listing problems.  The Warmachine Tournament will have the brand new Tournament package Looks awesome one of the first in the nation after Gencon to have this package, pretty cool!

Added a short game list for both days, thanks Greg for the idea.

August 16, 2005

Added another WWII game to session 5 and corrected some missing game rules from other listings.  Had a bug with on-line registration but fixed now

August 15, 2005

Been a while since I last updated this section thanks to Max Vertigo from the Recruits Forum for reminding me.  I guess it is also nice to know that people do look at this section : )

Anyway today I have added games to all five sessions and fixed a few problems that I had missed earlier.  Should be corrected now.  I also fixed a few game time issues on the Warmachine tournaments page.

A to Z will most likely not be attending Recruits this year.

July 6, 2005

Added a new dealer to this Fall's Recruits,  Little Wars from Huston Texas.  Most Dealers have replied and said that they will attend.  Posters should be done soon.  Also confirmed a Flames of War Tournament.

June 26, 2005

Sent out Dealer request Email and continued to update revised web page.

May 15th, 2005

Began revising the web page to be better functioning.  Hope it works.  Added a list of historic sites in the Kansas City area.  Also Scale Creep miniatures has agreed to attend Recruits.  Fantastic!

March 28, 2005

Final game listings are fast approaching and everything looks great.  See you Friday!!!!!!!!

March 23, 2005

We will be hosting an single elimination, sealed Magic the Gathering Card Tournament.  Entry fee will be $20.

I have scheduled many, many games thank you all.  We are still in nee for more historical games if anybody is interested.

March 19, 2005

Added more games then I can count and will add more tomorrow. Thanks for all of the support.

Less then two weeks to Recruits, wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

March 12, 2005

Returning GM Jon Haworth adds another game in the old west to session 3 Tornado Ally

March 8, 2005

I've not been as active with keeping up on this updates page as I have been in the past  probably because of my one handed typing due to my broken hand.

many games added and dealers hooray!!!!

February 21, 2005

Just a bunch of stuff, 

added Sprue Brothers Models as another dealer 

February 13, 2005

making all kinds of corrections fixing bad links, what a pain.

February 8, 2005

I have been doing major upgrades and reorganization of the web page please be patient and if you find a bad link please let me know.  thanks Duane

Added Troy's Toys and Collectibles and Troll Lord Games as NEW dealers at Recruits.

Troy's Toys and Collectibles are also a supporter of Recruits, thank you.

Added another Warmachine Tournament

Added a new Flames of War Tournament.

February 2, 2005

Time for another Recruits and it can't come soon enough.  A few new changes on the web page and we are now ready to start adding games. 

September 17-18, 2004    RECRUITS IS HERE!!!!!!!


September 6, 2004

Had problems with accessing the FTP folder to upload new pages.  Problem fixed.  We have added several new games since the last update.  Too many list.

August 31, 2004

Added A to Z comics and games as a returning dealer this year

August 30, 2004

Added two more historical games

Jaye Wiley's Fist full of Lead and Harold Morgan's WWII micro-armor game.

August 29, 2004

Added a bunch of games just way too many to list here.  Still in need of Friday night games as well as games for the other sessions. Many returning Game masters but several new Game Masters as well.

We are getting near full in terms of dealers.  

We will behaving a Warmachine tournament as well

August 23, 2004

We have two great flyers ready for folks to print out and pass along.  Thanks Jaye Wiley

We have ten rooms reserved at the Comfort Inn for $62.99 a room regularly $79.99.  For more information go to our Food/Hotel page.

August 23, 2004

Added several Steve Jackson Games to all four sessions.

Added another convention to the convention page.

August 17, 2004

Fixed minor email bug.  Now should be ready.  Flyers hopefully will be ready by Friday.

August 15, 2004

Sent out another mass email and I have added a bunch more games.

Added Battlezone as a dealer.

August 14, 2004

Added a new recruits email address at duane@www.recruits-con.com.  

Added our first games for Fall Recruits 2004 that include 

Board games from the RPGKC guys

20mm WWII by Scott Wood

several DBA games from Mike Sanderson and Steve Gross

Harold Morgan's Roman Galley Ramming game will return

Donald Lewis running a LOTR siege game by Games Workshop

George Knapp will run both his D-Day and Battle of the Bulge game in 20mm.  

From a new attendees to Recruits will have a board game called Titan, thank you, Bruce Frazier and Brett Bowman.  

Finally, Jim Bland will run a huge 28mm WWII game in honor the the 60th anniversary of Market Garden, the Waal river crossing by the 82nd Airborne.

August 9, 2004

Finished updates and ready to send out emails.  Need to get the ball rolling.  We need Game Masters.

August 1, 2004

First big update of the web site for our up-coming Fall Recruits.

June 21, 2004

Updating dealer's attending page for Fall Recruits 2004.

April 19, 2004

Recruits was a great success, see you next Fall, September 17-18.  

March 27, 2003  RECRUITS IS HERE!!!!!!!!!


March 26, 2004

Added Micropanzer.com as a dealer.

March 22, 2004

Added two WH40K games to sessions 1 and 2 by Games Workshop Outrider Merle Delinger

Added a Battleground by returning GM Bob Brodeur.

March 20, 2004

Added two modern Spearhead games to session 1 and 2 by Curt D Pangracs

March 18, 2004

Thanks to the Dead General Society we have added 2 more games per session including two WWII miniature games and 4 25mm fantasy games.

March 16, 2004

Added an Ancients game by Sam Gill to session 2.

March 15, 2004

Added a Napoleonic game in 15mm to session1 by Ken Boone.

Added two western gunfight games and a Darkest Africa game by Toby Giese. 

Added a Russian Civil War to Session 1 by Chad Gilbert.

March 10, 2004

Added another Victorian Science Fiction Game by returning GM Scott Mathews in session 2

March 8, 2004

Added another Crimson Skies game to session 2 by returning GM Chris Cluckey.  Chris will also be running his Fantasy game, Trials of the Dark Lord in session 3.

Dan Stegner has volunteered to run his game in all three sessions now, D & D Skirmish miniature game.

March 6, 2004

Added a new D & D Skirmish miniature game to session 2 by Dan Stegner.

March 3, 2004

Added a wargame quality on-site figure painting competition to session 3 sponsored by Greg Nichols.

March 1, 2004

Added a ACW game in 15mm to session 1 by Sean Graves and Brian Sweeny

JC McDaniel will be running 2 WWII games using a modified version of Dogs of War in addition to a modern Iraq skirmish scenario.

February 28, 2004

Added a new Title Bar designed by Jaye Wiley and it looks great!!!!!  We have updated the web page with anew look.

February 23, 2004

Added Dungeons and Dragons Battle Royal by Donald Lewis

February 22, 2004

I had a great time at Spring Maneuvers in Leavenworth, Kansas.  Great Job Guys!!!!

Added four new dealers to Recruits, including, Hardtack Hobbies, Hats Off, Wetpowder Wargamers and Wargame Miniatures Dot Com.

We have also a naval Napoleonic game to session 3 by Stephen Allie, a board game to session 2 and 3 by Tom Day and an ACW 15mm game to Session 1 also by Tom Day.

Added learn to play DBA to Session 3 by Mike Sanderson and Steve Gross.

We are now 16 confirmed dealers and 42 scheduled games.  WOW!!!!!!

February 19, 2004

Added a Victorian Science Fiction game by Jaye Wiley to Session 3.

February 17, 2004

Added two new games to each session, Frag and Strange Synergy.

February 14, 2004

Added Hobby Town USA as a dealer at Recruits.  Hobby Town, USA is opening a new store in Lee's Summit the beginning of  March.  Welcome aboard.

February 12, 2004

Added 2 warmachine demonstration games by Troy Newhoff as well as confirming Ken Van Pelt as a returning dealer.

February 7, 2004

Added another WWII game to sessions 1 and 3 by Scott Wood and sponsored by the New Lee's Summit Hobby Town on Douglas opening the beginning of March.  Hobby Town USA may also come to Recruits as a Dealer.

Added a Blood Bowl game to all three sessions by Doug Howard

February 2, 2004

Added Board Games Hoard to our game session sponsored by the Role Players Guild of Kansas City.  What a great list of board games.

January 31, 2004

Confirmed RLBPS as a new dealer at Recruits.

Confirmed H&O Hobbies as a returning dealer at Recruits.

January 30, 2004

Added another Far Future game called SCIFI 3.75.  Sounds like a great game.  I think we are at 16 games.

January 26, 2004

Added another ACW Naval game to session 3 and an American Revolutionary War game to session 2.  Made a few correction to the Necromunda game listings.  The Recruits Forum/Discussion board is up and running.

 January 21, 2004

Added another 10 games to the session pages with at least another a dozen more.  I will add them as soon as I have all of the information I need.

Besides Neo-Forge, Victory Force Miniatures, Twilight Cards and Harold's Old Games, I have also confirmed Laden Swallow Miniatures, Titan MMP, George Knapp Books and Figs to our list of dealers .  Nice have everyone back.

January 19, 2004

Added more area conventions to the convention list page.

Eliminate the update "date" on all pages except for page one and added a new title "General Information.".

January 14, 2004

Completed a new web site devoted to past Recruits.  Includes game schedule and photo galleries from the last two Recruits.

January 11, 2004

Added a few local convention and fixed hopefully all of the bad links.  

January 10, 2004

YEA!!!!  Added or first scheduled game for Recruits.  Harold Morgan will run his Ancient Roman Galleys game in Session 1.

I think most of the links are in place and the web page is close to going public.  If you see anything that needs to change or a link that is bad let me know.

January 4, 2004

We have a NEW look for the Recruits web page .  Add updated links later.

September 6, 2003  RECRUITS!!!!!!!!!


September 4, 2003

Tee-shirts are in and they look great!

Added a board game by Will Schoonover called Frag to both sessions 1 and 2.  This is a Steve Jackson Game.

Programs have been sent off to be printed.

September 1, 2003

Added Gladiator Dome by Bob Brodeur to the third session.

September 1, 2003

Added a Mechwarrior game to first session by Twilight cards.

Added a Hero Clix game to second session by Twilight cards.

Added a Crimson Skies game to third session by Twilight cards.

August 30, 2003

Moved Steve Niners American Revolutionary War game from Session 1 to Session two.

August 29, 2003

Added a new game to Session 3 by Sam Gill of Hatsoff  will be running a Predreadnought Action in the Med:  England vs Italy.

August 27, 2003

Added an ACW game, Antietam by Sean Graves in Session 3.

Added a British Colonial game in Session 3 by Scott Mathews.

August 21, 2003

Added RLBPS as a sponsor for Recruits,  Thank You for the donation.

August 20, 2003

Added a new dealer Twilight Cards, check them out on the Dealer's page.

August 17, 2003

Added Rorke's Drift in 25mm by Toby Giese, who will also have copies of his book, Men of the 24th for sale.  

Updated the painting competition information

Added a Silent Auction to the convention.

August 15, 2003

Added a link to the new web page on the home page of the old site.

August 14, 2003

Tee-shirts have been ordered!!!

August 13, 2003

Added an American Civil War game by Darrin Loomis (TITAN Military Miniature Products) to Session 1

August 12, 2003

Added Alpha Miniatures as a sponsor for Recruits.  Aaron from Alpha make historically accurate 54mm pewter figurines for discerning wargamers and collectors.  Aaron is currently working on armies from the period 150BC to 150AD.  Visit http://www.alphaminiatures.co.nz/

Updated the Other Attraction page by cleaning up the painting competition information.

I will also be sending out an update email to everyone that I have an email for.  If interested contact Duane Fleck at hobbsandsine@comcast.net

August 11, 2003

Added two games by Chris Cluckey using  a Fast-play army-level variant combining the best of WRG's DBA and Hordes of the Things, allowing historicals up to the Age of Gunpowder and fantasy to be played with a single set of rules.  The first is an ancients game while the second is a fantasy game.

 Updated George Knapps info on the dealer's page.

Added information on the "Other Attraction" page concerning painting competitions.

August 10, 2003

Added A to Z Comics and Games to the dealer's page, visit www.atozcomics.com

Added a WWII Air Combat game by Jon Haworth to Session 1.

August 9, 2003

Recruits now has its own domain name/ web page.  You can access either page for current information.  Visit the new site at www.Recruits-con.com.

August 8, 2003

Added Laden Swallow Miniatures by Steve Allie, visit www.LadenSwallow.com    Steve will also be running a 15mm Mexican American War scenario.

Added 3 new and different ACW 54mm games by Ken Van Pelt.  The table will be 24' x 8'  WOW!

Added Lion's Den Wargames as a Dealer.

August 7, 2003

Good news, we have added two new dealers.

Added TITAN Military Miniature Products, www.titanmmp.com  Titan MMP will also be hosting some games.

Added George Knapp's Books & Figs.  George will also be running his Battle of the Bulge game.

August 3, 2003

Added Mini-HQ to the list of dealers attending "Recruits."  Mini-HQ sell 20mm World War II miniatures.

August 1, 2003

Added a Fantasy Naval Fleet game using Man O War Rules by Games Workshop in place of a Space Combat game called Full Throttle.. 

July 31, 2003

Jaye Wiley has sent some great poster artwork for "Flyers" check out the link!

July 30, 2003

Added James Bland of Victory Force Miniatures.  He will be running a Battleground scenario in Session 1 with his 28mm figures he has sculpted.  

Added Victory Force Miniatures to our dealer's section.

July 28, 2003

Added Victory Force Miniatures as a sponsor for "Recruits."  Victory Force has donated several 28mm WWII Miniatures for prizes and to the students of OSG.  Thank You.

 July 24, 2003

Thanks to Jaye Wiley we now have a new banner for Recruits!

July 22, 2003

Added a Future Fantasy Space game to Session 1 by Ken Boone

Added a Samurai Feudal Japan  game to Session 2 by Ken Boone

July 21, 2003

Added a Napoleonic game to Session 2 by Bob Epstein

Added a Dark Ages game to Session 3 by Jaye Wiley

Added a War of the Roses game to Session 1 by Jaye Wiley

July 20, 2003

Added another game to session 2, the Battle of Mobile Bay, ACW by Harold Morgan

Added Harold's Old Games to the Dealers attending link.  He sell old Board games.

Added an American Revolution game in 25mm by Steve Niner.

Added H & O Hobbies & Collectibles Trains and Wargames to the dealer link.

July 19, 2003

Added a Classic Battletech game with miniatures to all three sessions by Bob Roby.

July 18, 2003

Added game to session 1, Kronstadt uprising, Russian Civil War in 15mm

Added another World War II scenario to Session 2 this time by Bob Brodeur in 25mm using Battleground WWII Rules.

Updated Game master session

July 17, 2003

Added a WWII scenario, Bloody Boccage to Session 3 using Battleground WWII Rules.

July 16, 2003

Added a Game Master Section to provide info for GMs.

Added a separate Dealer Admissions section.

Added Table Top Games and Hobbies to both the dealers page as well as the sponsors page.

Added Jaye Wiley to the sponsors page.

July 14, 2003

Web page finally proof read, up and running, now for some game masters.




Andy Pickard
Brigade Games
The Chambers of Miniatures
Eskew's Fine Jewelry
Gamers' Legend
George Knapp
Jaye Wiley
Kevin Sykes
Lee's Summit High School
Little Wars, Huston
Pulp Fiction Comics & Games
Rattlehead Games
Rise of the West Miniatures
Scale Creep Miniatures
Steve Jackson Games
Tabletop Games & Hobby
Troll Lord Games
Victory Force Miniatures
Wargames Downloads

Duane and Laura Fleck.
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