Auction House

The Auction House

Welcome to the MOAB 2019 The Auction House!

Please click on the buttons below to access an overview of the Auction House, as well as important information such as Terms & Conditions and seller requirements.

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The Auction House – a non-profit Silent Auction

The Auction House will be a Silent Auction that is there will be no auctioneer selling individual items. (A silent auction will allow us to auction many items simultaneously.)

Instead bids are to be written on a biding sheet that will be placed next to each item. The bid sheet will have the item number, description, fair market value, opening bid amount, and incremental bid amount.

At the end of the auction the sheets will be collected, inspected and the highest listed bidder wins the item.

Consumer rights

Goods bought at auction are not covered by statutory warranties, there are no refunds. Before buying at auction, you should make sure that the item is as described as all items are `sold as is’, because you can’t change your mind once the bid is accepted.

Silent Auction Terms and Conditions
  1. By bidding in Sutherland Shire Gamers silent auctions, each bidder agrees to these auction rules.
  2. All sales are final. There will be no exchanges or refunds unless otherwise noted. All items are “as is.” All items have been described by their respective owners. The Sutherland Shire Gamers has attempted to verify the description and to catalogue Items correctly, but neither warrants nor represents and in no event shall be responsible for the correctness of descriptions, genuineness, authorship, provenance or condition of the items. No statement made in this catalogue, or made orally at the auction or elsewhere, shall be deemed such a warranty, representation, or assumption of liability.
  3. The auction item reserve price is provided by the owner.
  4. Payment for items purchased must be made in full on the day of the auction to the cashier. Sutherland Shire Gamers accepts cash, MasterCard and Visa or American express, a fee applies to credit card purchases. Please allow 30 minutes after the silent auction bidding has closed before reporting to the cashier.
  5. Following payments, you may pick up your purchases in the checkout area. You must show your paid receipt for items to be picked up.
  6. The purchaser must pick up all items the day of the auction, unless special arrangements are made. Any item left unclaimed, without prior arrangements, will be sold and proceeds will go to Sutherland Shire Gamers.
  7. The Sutherland Shire Gamers reserves the right to refuse to accept any item, add or withdraw items, without notice, to or from the auction.
  8. Each person bidding assumes all risks and hazards related to the auction and items obtained at the auction. Each bidder agrees to hold harmless from any liability arising indirectly from Sutherland Shire Gamers, their elected and appointed officials, members, the event organizers and/or volunteers connected with the auction.
Bidder Registration
  • All bidders must register and receive a bidder number for use at the silent auction. Bidders may register online, see then Register as a Auction Bidder button below.
  • Bidders must use their bidder number on the bid sheet for their bid to be valid.
Silent Auction Bidding Process
  • Bidding sheets containing the auction item code, description, opening bid amount, and incremental bid amount, will be placed next to each item.
  • To place a bid on a silent auction item, bidders write down their bidder number and bid amount on the next available line on the bidder sheet.
  • Incremental bids that don’t meet our minimum incremental bid amount are invalid bids.
  • All decisions by the Auction Chair are final.
Checkout Procedures
  • After bidding has closed all bid sheets will be collect and processed. Approximately 30 minutes after the auction has closed the winning bidder will be notified by phone or text message.
  • Payment can be made to the cashier and the goods collected on presentation of their receipt.

Seller Terms and Conditions - Auction House

By placing goods for auction, you agree to the following terms and conditions:
  1. This auction is conducted by the Sutherland Shire Gamers, which is an activity of the Sylvania Heights Community and Youth Centre Inc.
  2. The auction is conducted by volunteers for the good of the hobby.
  3. The auction is not a business and is not part of any regular trade or commerce.
  4. You are responsible for providing an accurate description of all items placed for auction. By placing your items up for auction you are stating that you have `clear title’ (ownership) of said items.
  5. Your goods will be placed on display for auction to members of the public. The operators of the stall have a limited ability to monitor closely the conduct of all customers of the auction. To your potential risk, that means that the goods are to some extent, available for inspection by customers. The goods are being sold on an “as is” basis.
  6. Your goods will be accounted for in the following ways:
    1. Any goods not sold will be returned to you.
    2. Any goods auctioned will have the purchase price paid to you, less 10% by way of commission to the Sutherland Shire Gamers.
  7. While best endeavours will be exercised by the Sutherland Shire Gamers with respect to your goods, if they are neither accounted for as sold nor able to be located, the Sutherland Shire Gamers will not bear any liability for that loss. In those circumstances, you will not be paid or have your goods returned to you.
  8. Any disputes as to the return of goods or payment for goods placed for Auction are to be raised no later than 2pm on Monday 7th October 2019. After that time no claim of loss will be maintainable by you against any person.
  9. Any goods not collected will be retained by the Sutherland Shire Gamers and retained for a period of thirty days. No notices will be given to you that any goods have been retained. Inquiries as to retained goods can be forwarded to MOAB Organiser.. If at the end of the thirty day period the goods have neither been collected nor been the subject of a concluded agreement for them to be collected, those goods become the property of the Sutherland Shire Gamers, absolutely and not subject to any trust or claim.

FAQ - Auction House

What sort of stuff can I sell? Pretty much anything gaming related, collectibles, or items others might want. As we Reserve Price minimum of $200, we are providing a way for you to sell armies, instead of the smaller items at the Bring & Buy.

How do I go about selling stuff? Items for The Auction House (Deliveries) are accepted at certain times over the weekend. Please check Operating Hours button below for exact times. All items need to be clearly labelled using our Auction House labels, and you need to accept our terms and conditions. Our advice – put a Reserve Price on the item which you would pay for it.

Access to display area when dropping off items There will be no public access (this includes Sellers) to the display area during drop off and delivery times. Sellers are not permitted in this area during setup/drop off or any other area designated 'Staff Only'.

Where can I find it? The location of The Auction House is the same location of the Bring & Buy, will be in the same place as last year, downstairs Gym area, where there is much more room and undercover waiting areas. Don't know where the Gym is? Don't worry, we will have plenty of signs on the day.

Can I submit my Auction Items electronically? Yes, you can. We have added this process to speed up the whole Auction House process. Go to the Upload Auction Items button below.

Labelling your items Items for sale need to be packed for display and clearly labelled with our Auction House labels, which will be provided to you. We reserve the right not to accept forms other than this design.

What sort of stuff can I NOT sell? Gamers are pretty nerdy and like some weird stuff, but even we draw limits. We reserve the right to not allow items for sale particularly if they are unsafe (or illegal). For example we don’t accept clothes, shoes, hand bags, stereo equipment, car tyres or food unless its gaming related. If in doubt contact the MOAB Organiser. to confirm if its ok.

How do I pay? You can pay by Cash or by a Credit/Debit card (although these transactions incur a 2% transaction fee).

When do I get my money and pick up unsold items? Please check the time on Operating Hours button (below) for "Payouts".

Anything else you need to know? If you have further questions you can email the MOAB Organiser.

Auction Seller Requirements

Item
  • Each item must be clearly and accurately described, by the Seller.
  • A reserve price is to be provided by the Seller and that price must be equal to or above the minimum $200.00 reserve price as set by the Sutherland Shire Gamers.
  • An incremental bidding price will be determined by the Sutherland Shire Gamers.

Note - Submission of an item for auction is acceptance of Sutherland Shire Gamers Terms and Conditions.

Packaging
  • All items should be packaged so that can be readily inspected without the need to remove the packaging. Some Bidders will want to inspect items so as to ensure that the description is accurate and to verify the contents and this needs to be easily done.
Coding
  • When completing your admission item forms all items are to be coded with the Sellers Code and Item number.
  • The label generated by the Sutherland Shire Gamers will contain a unique identifying number.
Labelling
  • All items must be labelled using the labels provided by Sutherland Shire Gamers.
Delivery
  • Items for auction can be delivered at designated times, see Operating Hours button (below) for further details.
Auction times
  • The Auction House will be open for inspection and bidding at designated times, see Operating Hours button (below) for further details.
  • Sellers will be notified (by phone or text) of results once all bidding sheets and payments have been finalised.
  • Sellers may collect their unsold items and monies at designated times, see Operating Hours button (below) for further details.

Uploading Auction Items is NOW CLOSED. Please bring your Auction Items (and the description of those items on a USB) to MOAB between the hours of 7:30-9:30am or 1:00-5:00pm Sat 5/10 or 8:00-9:30am Sun 6/10.

To upload your Auction Items, please enter details below, select up to 2 pictures for each item and press the Upload This Item button. We will send you a confirmation email soon.


Please start your Seller Code with AH

Registering Online as a Auction Bidder is NOW CLOSED. Please come along on Saturday 5/10 between 7:30-9:30am or 1:00-5:00pm, or Sunday 6/10 between 8:00-9:30am to register as a Auction Bidder.

You can Register as a Auction Bidder online, this will speed up the process on the Auction day.


Date Time Deliveries Auction Payment by Winning Bidders Payouts
Friday 4th Oct 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Tick Cross Cross Cross
Saturday 5th Oct 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM Tick Cross Cross Cross
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Tick Cross Cross Cross
Sunday 6th Oct 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Tick Cross Cross Cross
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Cross Tick Cross Cross
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM Cross Cross Tick Cross
4:00 PM - 5:00PM Cross Cross Cross Tick
Monday 7st Oct 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM Cross Cross Cross Tick

Please note: The Sutherland Shire Gamers are members of the Sylvania Heights Community and Youth Club. Like you we are gamers who enjoy a range of table top games. We run two events - the MOAB convention (which includes our Bring and Buy and now The Auction House) and the Second Hand Stall at the CANCON convention.

We run both of these events to raise funds for our club and as a service to our fellow gamers. And we are all volunteers.

We do not have the resources to inspect and verify that each Auction item is accurate, has a description, or that the condition of the item is as described or inferred.

Accordingly, Sellers who place items for sale in either of our two stalls do so at their own risk, and we do not accept responsibility for the loss, theft or damage of any item; and Buyers are responsible for ensuring that the items they purchase are as described.

Activities

Activities

Looking for something to do with the family on the long weekend? Well drop in to MOAB and there are lots of things to keep you occupied whether you are a seasoned gamer or new to the hobby and games and want to check it all out.

There is additional parking behind the main building on the lower soccer fields. There will be signs indicating where to park.

General entry to MOAB is FREE, although tournament play involves a fee.

First up, we will keep you fed and watered at the fully licensed canteen – awesome food and drink to buy at low prices.

If shopping is your thing (or you have stuff to get rid of) then visit the Bring and Buy or any of the many Traders we have all in one convenient location.


Paint & Take

Brought to you by Team MOAB and Aetherworks

Learn to paint miniatures! Paints, brushes, and a free miniature for every participant have been provided by Reaper Miniatures. Painters of all skill levels welcome – just choose a figure, paint it up and take it with you when you’re done. Sunday only – 9am-5pm.


Painting Competition

Brought to you by Aetherworks

For the painters out there, Aetherworks will be running a Painting Competition, details of which can be found on the Painting Competition page.


Simon Hall Talk

SimonHall

We are excited to announce that Simon Hall will be giving a talk on Saturday 1pm to 2pm in the level one lounge. Simon Hall is the author of Mortem et Gloriam, one of the three authors of Field of Glory, three time DBM world champion, and is the owner of Lurkio Miniatures.

Simon will wrest himself away from the Mortem et Gloriam tournament to talk about his 40 years of wargaming, rule writing in the 21st century, and the future of the hobby.

This is a unique opportunity. No registration is required.


Participation Games

To keep you busy at other times (and between games for those playing in an event) there are many Participation Games you can join in with.

They include these Participation Games:-

The Petit Race for Africa
Saturday & Sunday

Somehow overlooked by both explorers and surveyors alike during the great partition of darkest Africa, lays an insignificant parcel of unclaimed land, ignored until recently by the European powers. Newly discovered and defined by the eccentric French explorer, Jean-Baptiste de Pain-Perdue, who announced his findings openly to the world and then promptly disappeared, the discovery of this insignificant parcel of land has spurred a second, albeit petite, race for Africa by those nations who covet it The doctrine of the Berlin Conference still holds true although - cultured society demands that there are rules to be followed when "annexing" an innocent's land!

Yet the insignificant parcel of land is far from uninhabited. The land is home to native tribes, both noble and warlike, who have already witnessed their lands ravaged by nefarious slave traders. These sellers of men have taken many slaves, the daughter of the head chieftain amongst them, their miserable trade being plied from a slaver tembe that sits festering like a cancerous wound by the river. What will happen when the White Man arrives?

Play as the dastardly Belgians, the stiff upper lipped British, the steadfast French, the imperialistic Germans, the devious Zanzibar Slavers or their crafty Baluchi allies, the noble and savage Watumbi, or the hashish addled Ruga-Ruga, in this 8 player participation extravaganza.

This game will be run twice, once on Saturday 5th and once on Sunday 6th of October, starting at 12pm sharp, until conclusion. The game is expected to run for the entire afternoon.

Rules will be light, with emphasis on player interaction, including much negotiation and manipulation.

Victory will be achieved by the faction that can successfully complete as many of their objectives as possible, the objectives of which are rarely as simple as the annihilation of an opponent.

Places are limited and registration is essential.

Presented by Sven De Braekeleir and Frank Sultana.


THERE BE MONSTERS
Saturday & Sunday

Carmel and Craig Table Top Versions (CCTTV) present for your participation at MOAB 2019- THERE BE MONSTERS

THERE BE MONSTERS – The ship lies motionless on a mysterious sea. There has been no wind now for days. Something is stirring in the azure waters surrounding the “Great Adventurer.” Whatever comes from the depths will you, as part of the crew, be ready.

THERE BE MONSTERS – is a game for up to eight players to save the ship. The objective is to keep the ship afloat long enough for the winds to arrive. There will be many assailants such as the dreaded Fish Men, Pirate Raiders and the monstrous Kraken that will be out to sink the “Great Adventurer.”

So join your fellow crew mates and help save the “Great Adventurer” from a watery grave.

Participation is free

There Be Monsters will be run from 9.30am till close on Saturday, Sunday and Monday of MOAB 2019.


MEGAFAUNA NOW
Saturday & Sunday

Carmel and Craig Table Top Versions (CCTTV) present for your participation at MOAB 2019- MEGAFAUNA NOW

MEGAFAUNA NOW - The time of Dinosaurs has passed. The Ice is receding in the valley and life has been good, so good that the new residents have grown large. They are referred to as Megafauna. What has not changed in the valley is the competition between species. Return now with us to the Quiet Valley to see just who is in residence and who is the ultimate Megafauna.

MEGAFAUNA NOW - is a game for up to eight participants in fights to the finish using megafauna miniatures. Present will be some well-known megafauna such as the Woolly Mammoth and the Woolly Rhinoceros as well as some lesser known participants such as the Marsupial Lion and Megacerops

There are three scenarios
1. What’s to eat - Carnivores vs Herbivores vs Omnivores
2. Survival of the fittest – All megafauna for themselves
3. All for one – The invasion of Homo sapiens. All megafauna work to rid the Quiet Valley of the humans.

So be there and let the extinctions begin. Oh and keep an eye out for disasters.

Participation is free

Megafauna Now will be run from 9.30am till close on Saturday, Sunday and Monday of MOAB 2019.


The War of the Fifth Coalition – the 1809 Campaign
Saturday & Sunday

This 15mm Napoleonic Battle participation game will take place during the 1809 Campaign in Austria/Bavaria probably Eckmuhl or Ebensberg using a Battalion version of the `Commit the Guard’ rules.


A Song of Ice & Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game
Saturday & Sunday

A Song of Ice & Fire Miniatures Game is a competitive tabletop miniatures game for two or more players. Each player controls one of the Great Houses of Westeros, commanding battlefield units, recruiting legendary Heroes, and manipulating the political stage, in the attempt to claim the greatest prize of all: The Iron Throne.

Battles can range from large-scale wars with hundreds of miniatures to simple skirmishes between a few units without complicating the elegantly designed rules. The game features several unique systems, including alternating activations that keep the players engaged; a Rank System that changes a unit's capabilities as the battle rages on; a Tactics System that provides strategic powers fuelled by a finite resource each round; and, most importantly, the iconic Heroes, such as Robb Stark and Jaime Lannister, that can change the course of war both on and off the battlefield.
Presented by Matthew Lund.


Star Wars X-wing Miniatures Game
Saturday & Sunday

Have you ever wanted to pilot the Millennium Falcon? Slave I? Luke’s X-Wing? Vader’s Tie Fighter?

Control the most advanced starfighters and outstanding pilots in the galaxy! In X-Wing Miniatures Game, you take the role of squad leader and command a group of merciless Imperial or daring Rebel pilots in furious ship-to-ship space combat.

Featuring stunningly detailed and painted miniatures, X-Wing recreates exciting Star Wars space battles from small engagements of only a couple of craft to large conflicts where multiple squadrons clash.
Presented by Matthew Lund.


Armoured Digital
Saturday & Sunday

Program your drones. Lead them into battle. Build replacements.

Armoured Digital Miniatures Game is an innovative and deep skirmish miniatures game where players take on the role of a Digipath, able to reprogram computers by instinct and trained to fight for their cause. There are many paths to victory: superior mobility, brutal firepower, cunning use of sensors and communications or even invasive reprogramming of enemy tanks.

Armoured Digital is a wargame where you’re never truly out of the fight. Intuitive, flexible options and the ability to build units mid-game make for a challenge that is easy to learn but hard to master.


6mm Napoleonic Gaming – Demo Game – Blücher
Saturday & Sunday

Blücher is a tabletop game of great battles in the Napoleonic Wars by Sam Mustafa. Players takes the role of a general commanding a large army in a famous or fictional encounter. Units represent large forces such as brigades of infantry or cavalry and concentrations of massed artillery.
Blücher is fast-paced and can be played at various scales – at MOAB, the game will be demonstrated in 6mm scale only. Why this scale? Simply, no other scale gives the same sense of the vastness and size of Napoleonic era battle, and you’ll be amazed at the level of detail in the painting that can be achieved at 6mm.

The game at 6mm scale is affordable, easy to paint and assemble – getting you onto the table quicker. The Blücher rules are straightforward and easy to learn, but with some twists and nuances that make for a great level of complexity that doesn’t overwhelm the gaming experience. The Scharnhorst Campaign System is an advanced game feature designed into the game introduces a great dimension which positions the troops for the coming battle.

Come and have a go.

Click here to learn more about the Blücher game.


Brigade Fire and Fury 2nd edition
Monday

We are offering an all in bash of American Civil War with 15mm using the newish Brigade rules for 2nd Edition Fire and Fury written by Rich Hasenauer.

Choose your side (there can only be one- go the mighty Rebs).

To keep the admin to a minimum on the day we will put together some ORBATS prior to the day.

It will take place on Monday in the main Hall of the MOAB complex. Administration starts at 9am for a 9.30/10am kick off.

So that we can ensure that we have a sufficiently large table, miniatures and know roughly how many on each side, please contact the MOAB Organiser if you wish to participate. If you can assist with miniatures that would be appreciated, though we do have a large group collection and may be able to provide.

Olympian Games will be offering on the Monday only a 10% discount on F&F products (rulebooks, scenario books, template sets) to participants and spectators alike.


Traders & Sponsors

Traders & Sponsors

The following traders (in no particular order) and Sponsors are supporting MOAB 2019.

Click on their banner below to visit their website for more details, or just visit those Traders appearing at MOAB 2019.

Traders

War & Peace Games

Attending MOAB (Sat, Sun & Mon)

Sponsoring

Basic Impetus Warhammer 40K Art De La Guerre
Bloodbowl Bolt Action Chain of Command
Sword and Spear
Aetherworks

Attending MOAB (Sat, Sun & Mon)

Sponsoring

Infinity Malifaux Call of Cthulhu
Flames of War Warmachine and Hordes

Hall of Heroes

Attending MOAB (Sat, Sun & Mon)

Sponsoring

Warhammer 40K

Olympian Games

Attending MOAB (Sat, Sun & Mon)

Sponsoring

Mortem et Gloriam Sword and Spear

Knights of Dice

Attending MOAB (Sat, Sun & Mon)

Sponsoring

Infinity

Micks Metal Models

Attending MOAB (Sat, Sun & Mon)

Slave 2 Gaming

Attending MOAB (Sat & Sun)

The Game Cube

Attending MOAB (Sat, Sun & Mon)

Sponsoring

Star Wars Legion

Armchair Commander

Attending MOAB (Sat, Sun & Mon)

Invincible Ink

Attending MOAB (Sat, Sun & Mon)

Ex-Manus Studio
Ex-Manus Studios

Attending MOAB (Sat, Sun & Mon)

VERG

Attending MOAB (Sat, Sun & Mon)

Sponsoring

Horus Heresy

Good Games Miranda

Attending MOAB (Sat, Sun & Mon)

Sponsoring

Malifaux Dungeons and Dragon Gauntlet

Floydrevolutions

Attending MOAB (Sat, Sun & Mon)

Armoured Digital

Attending MOAB (Sat, Sun & Mon)

Sponsors

Toy Soldier Imports

Sponsoring

Infinity A Song of Ice & Fire

Jackal Designs

Sponsoring

Infinity

Battle Kiwi

Sponsoring

Infinity

Miniature Scenery

Sponsoring

Infinity

Frontline Gaming Australia

Sponsoring

40K

Luxumbra

Sponsoring

Infinity

BPLaser

Sponsoring

Infinity

Drop Bear Workshop
Dropbear Workshop

Sponsoring

Infinity

Gunmeister Games
Gunmeister Games

Sponsoring

Judgement

Combat Company

Sponsoring

Malifaux Warhammer 40K

Chaosium

Sponsoring

Call of Cthulhu RPG Event

Greyforge

Sponsoring

Warhammer 40K

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