Monday, March 9, 2015

Been away for a while.  Too much Facebook.  Working on two Stalingrad variants at once.  Both are done, just need to write rules others can understand.  Playtesters seem to like the hard-core one I made.  The "Average Guy" variant needs two sets of counters and is intended as an introductory game.
Overview of the German position.  Pillboxes on the bluffs have been silenced and the breakout is about to begin.

Landing craft bringing in the second wave.

"I'll see you on the beach!"

Sherman DDs move ashore.

Friday, December 9, 2011

Far too long of a sabbatical. Don't worry, not a respite from gaming, just have not been posting. I have many photos to post. Been playing a lot of DBA, WWII/Modern micro-armour, ACW, 20mm WWII skirmish, Hunters in the Sky and Wings of War (WWI and WWII).

Friday, August 7, 2009

Attack on Ponyri Begins!

The attack on Ponyri scenario was as difficult as I imagined it would be. German losses were high, with a corresponding high loss rate of NCO's. We only got to play until the capture of the first trench line. The addition of an engineer squad (with a flamethrower) was a welcome help. The attack stalled, however but when the Ferdinands entered a penetration was made. They made it half way across the board (only 60 yards) before one was KO'd by a brave Russian soldier with a mine. Barbed wire and hand grenades all made for a difficult attack on a fortified position. The Ferdinands entered on the German left flank, where most of these photos were taken.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Assault near Ponyri

After much delay, here are the pics of the Kursk game. I want to include all the pics I took, so I am putting them on two entries. The first pic shows the Russian right flank in raw styrofoam form. A lot of trenches can be made with just a little effort. The pre-game peeks include shots from the Russian left and right flanks.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Big Battle DBA

Sorry I have been too busy to post lately, with the father and brother-in-laws helping with home repair the last couple of weeks. Man, has their help been valuable. Anyway, Stephen has had some friends wanting to play a game so we tried a game of BBDBA. It was a Carthaginian army versus a Republican Roman. The rolling hills of Italy provided the scene for a battle. Sam was a Roman on my left and Jake was on my right, while Colleen was on the Carthage right and Stephen took the Carthage left. Bad pip rolls really slowed the Carthaginian attack, so the Romans took the offensive. Jake did well against the four elephants and large cavalry wing. and Sam held his own against the light horse wing opposite him. The Roman center was threatened by some fierce warbands, but held after seeing the success on the wings. Thanx guys for a great game!

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Great Zulu Army site

I found a great article on the Zulu army today. We played a great little Zulu game at David's house last nite. Unfortunate, because now I'm all fired up for a Zulu regiment. You can never have enough Zulus. Here it is
I hope this works, Peter's help was great.