Archive for the ‘25mm Miniatures’ Category
This weekend the local HMGS-South group played a Bolt Action game. German forces defend three objectives against a British assault. The terrain table was by Real Terrain.
Elements of the British 185th Brigade push south toward Caen from Sword Beach just after D-Day on June 8th 1944. The Germans are troops from the 716th Infantry Division.
British infantry on the left clear one objective of defenders, but the attack in the center fails as most of the infantry and both British tanks are eliminated.
This weekend the local HMGS-South group played a Napoleonic game using Column, Line and Square, Version 2. The scenario was an Allied attack on the French near Probstheyda, south of Leipzig, on 18 October 1813.
The Allied objective was to take both villages. The French objective was to drive the Allies from the field. When the game was ended due to time, neither side had achieved their objectives.
This weekend the local HMGS-South group played a Bolt Action game. German infantry defend a bridge against Soviet tanks, infantry and mortars. The terrain table was by Real Terrain.
In spite of their AT gun being blocked by smoke for the entire game, the Germans hold the objectives.
This weekend the local HMGS-South group played a Bolt Action game. German infantry and AT guns, reinforced later by a Tiger, defend a crossroads against Soviet tanks, infantry and mortars. Our host provided a great terrain table as usual.
Saturday the local HMGS-South group played a game of Gutshot, in which seven tough gunslingers defended a western town from bandits. We played through the game twice. Each time the town was saved, but not without some highly cinematic deaths among the gunslingers. One player learned that playing with dynamite is dangerous.
Three scientists required evacuation by Mobile Infantry when their lab was attacked by the Arachnids. The initial defense consisted of robots and mercenaries which were nearly wiped out by the time the infantry arrived in two dropships.
The scientists were rescued, at the cost of one dropship and most of the troopers, mercs and robots.
On Saturday the local HMGS-South group played a dark age skirmish game using SAGA rules at the Dogs of War shop. This four-player game pitted the Saxons defending a village against two allied Viking warbands intent on loot. A Norman warband arrives to support the Saxons.
In terms of combat the game was fairly even, but the Vikings left with enough loot to call it a victory.
Saturday the local HMGS-South group played a game of Bolt Action at the Dogs of War shop. The scenario was Soviets vs Germans in Byelorussia, July 1944. The Soviet 168th Rifle Division is advancing toward the key city of Lida in Byelorussia when they run into a roadblock centered on a small village. The roadblock is manned by elements of the German 211th Infantry Division.