Promoting local gaming events in Ontario is one of the objectives of Must Contain Minis. I got back into miniatures after a long hiatus because of a local gaming convention called Hot Lead.

We would like to see these events do as good as possible. In this area, you will find posts about upcoming events as well as reports and posts with pictures taken at conventions.

COVID-19 takes out Hotlead and Breakout

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It is unfortunate, but many event organizers find themselves forced to close their events due to COVID-19 (also known as the Coronavirus). Recently the people behind Adepticon 2020 chose to…

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Hotlead – March 20 to 22 – 2020

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Update... March 21, 2020... Hotlead 2020 was cancelled due to concerns of COVID-19. Be sure to check them out again March 19, 20 and 21 of 2021. It really is…

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Wrapping Up Sword and Brush 2019

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Back in September, I went to a really cool convention called Sword and Brush. This event in Burlington, Ontario, Canada combined a few genres, all that I like. Primarily, it…

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Bolt Action Pictures from INCOMING 2019

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In today's post, we take a look at some pictures from INCOMING 2019 - a Bolt Action Tournament in St. Catharines, Ontario (Canada). This event took place this past Saturday…

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INCOMING 2019 Setup Day

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INCOMING 2019 is a Bolt Action tournament occurring in St. Catharines Ontario (Canada) today (Saturday, June 1, 2019). I could not make it to the event, but the event's organizer…

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Wrapping up SkyCon 2018

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Back in 2018, I attended SkyCon in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. This multifaceted convention featured "analog" gaming of all types. From RPGs, to Board Games, to Miniatures Games, SkyCon covered it…

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More Game Tables at Broadsword 7

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I absolutely love going to game conventions and checking out the various tables of many talented people. Now, I could not attend Broadsword 7, but Lee from Crucible Crush sent…

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Team Yankee at Broadsword 7

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Team Yankee is a game that I monitored for years, but first tried it this past October. It is pretty good, actually much better than I expected. In this post,…

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What a Tanker! at Broadsword 7

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What a Tanker! by TooFatLardies gained some popularity with the Historical Gamers in my local area. I don't know too much about the game myself yet, but I do know that…

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Painting Contest at SkyCon 2018

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The organizers of SkyCon strive to run many events. Among the events at SkyCon 2018, they ran a painting contest. You could enter in what you want for your miniature…

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Chain of Command at Broadsword 7

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Have you tried Chain of Command yet by Too Fat Lardies? I've played it a few times and it tends to be more of a simulation style game. That is,…

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Hotlead 2018 Convention Report

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This post is a Convention Report of my experience at Hotlead 2018 (my favourite local gaming convention). For those that do not know of Hotlead, this is an absolutely fantastic…

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Council Fires – 2018

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Today I am getting ready for Council Fires and I am excited. For those that have been before, the venue has changed. It is now in Niagara Falls instead of…

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Broadsword 5 Convention Report

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One of things that I love to do is attend local gaming conventions. This post is a Report of my experience at Broadsword 5, which took place on May 5,…

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