Category Archives: Invasions

Invasions are a special form of Tactical Playtime; Fun with the intent of recruiting new members.

Toy Soldier Day 2016

"The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again." - Robert Jordan Another year has come to a pass, and the day has come for all good toy soldiers to…

Mission Report: MCM Expo May 2014

Met up with Gonzo, Delina, and Airhead at the Hostel on Thursday night. Had a couple of drinks in the bar, but as I had been out to York all day, I was quite a bit beat. The hostel pub was "American" themed, with whiskey drinks served in mason jars, a bust of the Blues…

Success! Witch Hunt V

Congratulations are in order for the personnel of the Fighting 97th in another successful Halloween invasion of the Witch City (Salem, Massachusetts). This year, the weather (a Nor'Easter) as well as the day (Monday) placed a damper on festivities, but the celebrations all kicked in as evening fell. A hearty congratulations to Agent Dark's award-winning…

Invasion! ABQ Comic Expo

Greetings my unconventional conventionists!... Wait, wrong forum! I am pleased to announce that the Seventh Regiment will have a table in Artist's Alley at the Albuquerque Comic Expo, set up to brainwash and propagandize the comic book fans of the 505. Come on down and rub elbows with the likes of Gene Ha, Stan Lee,…

Mission Report: TSDisneyWorld II

DisneyWorld Invasion II - Dead Man's Chest I come bearing a successful report from the Experimental Community of Tomorrow (aka EPCOT) from the most recent Toy Soldier Day past. I joined the Red Tide division and a lone representative from TSU-UK, and successfully invaded both EPCOT and the Magic Kingdom; representatives of the Red Tide…

Mission Report: SteamCon II

Con MVP: Little Miss Parasite SotW: Mr. Fritz SteamCon II was attended this year by twenty-three soldiers, most from the Cascadian Militia, but with representatives from the Desert Rats and the Seventh Mountain. The invasion proper was held on Saturday, with a booth in Artist Alley providing a stationary propaganda basecamp for the masses to…

Operation: Witch Hunt IV

Pandemonium in The Streets Witch Hunt Hits Record Numbers Toy Soldiers invade Salem Four Years Running Toy Soldiers of the Fighting 97th invaded the (in)famous Witch town Salem, Massachusetts for the fourth time in a row this last Halloween, on a search for fun, happiness and the supernatural. They found thousands of curious and costumed…

Mission Report: Great Grand British Invasion 2010

It was awesome! While I was a little bit late to the event on Saturday (I had gotten stuck in the Tower of London, and didn't budget my morning correctly), it was easy enough to find Monte at the Eye, and with a quick-change in a phone box (not really, I just changed shirts on…

Mission Report: Project A-Kon 21

A belated report for Project A-Kon; ran into a number of soldiers while working Security for both the Abney Park concert and the Dealers' Room. Wore a uniform or something resembling it all weekend, so was very identifiable by the end of it. Had a couple of attendees ask if I was personal security for…

Mission Report: Project A-Kon 20

Representatives of the Seventh Regiment will be joining their comrades from the 301st Desert Fox Division, the 487th North Texas Division, the 888888th St Louis Crazy Eight Division and the DSTEAM Special Operations Group at A-Kon 20 in Downtown Dallas, Texas. This happens to be the 20th annual running of the largest animation and Japanese…