Nav-Con 2013 is one of the best local game cons and delivers what it promises: 1.5 days of total naval gaming. Sail tall ships, steam around chucking lead slugs that weigh as much as a VW Passat, sink the enemy, or take bombs and torpedoes to the air and under the sea. Nothing more satisfying than the little bubbly marks with an oil slick after a "success". One guy runs a continuous "King of the Hill" type boardgame tournament using WWII Pacific as the setting. I run Sub Hunt and other air-naval games. Half-price for Meetup members. $12 drops to $6 for the event if you say your are in my groups: MilCOG or Military Boardgames group on Meetup.