Natcon 2017 is to be held in Christchurch New Zealand over Easter weekend. Natcon, held annually, is NZ's largest wargames convention.
Details of the DBA competition is on-line and can be summarised as follows:
DBA Tournament - Easter Friday: This uses the standard DBA rules and 12 element armies. • Rules: DBA 3.0 • Scale: 15mm • Date: Friday 14th April 2017 • Start: Player Briefing 8:45am • Rounds: Six games with three using Ancient armies and three Medieval armies, each of one hour. • Table Size: 600mm x 600mm
Indeed the Aztecs were a bit of a surprise. I fight them every so often with my son's Tlaxcalans and have as a result learnt some of their strengths and weaknesses. However, on the day they were more resilient than I suspect anyone expected.
It has been pointed out that the English priests in the final photo are aptly pictured praying as the heathen are locked in battle.