Sunday, December 06, 2015

Wyvern Wargamers - All Dayer December 2015

Just back from the Wyvern Wargamers All dayer.....

It's always nice to put on a big game and get to play it to conclusion as opposed to the "what would have happened is....." conversations at the end of the evening.

4 Games today, 2 large Chain of Command games covering WW2 and the SCW, A very nice Sharp Practice outing hosted by the man himself Rich Clarke and one huge AWI using Black Powder.

 9.00am and the games are already in full swing....
Ade has really gone to town on the table layout,  plenty of buildings for the crafty Germans to hide in, to stem the Allied advance.

 The Wyverners put on a number of linked scenario's with the Nationalists looking to blunt the Republican advance taking out the Russian Armour.

 Rick Clarke hosted a run through of the forth coming Sharp Practice 2 - A far slicker affair with bonuses for the number of grasp the nettle cards in play - This looks like a must for 2016.....

 I had the honour of commanding the right wing of the Continental Army in Carl's huge Black Powder Game, my orders were simple hold the line while the army camp is broken down and escapes the table.

 Opening shots.
On the far left Flank light troops from both sides flood the wood, here they were to stay for the rest of the day.
Cannon's forward.
In the centre the British Artillery are man handled to fire on the opposing French.

  A good command roll in Black Powder can make all the difference, the British expand to line and advance steadily towards my waiting troops.

The French take the initative sweeping away the gunners only to be stopped by British Volleys.

 Meanwhile the wagons roll.
On the far left a thin line of militia, attempt to slow the German advance.

 Against the odds the American right flank holds, defeating the mased ranks of red coats including Grenadiers and the Black Watch and with the British Brigade retiring before them, even manage an advance towards the end of the day. The baggage is saved and the British are falling back.

A good day in the office for the Colonial Army.
Shame it's work on Monday - I am in the mood to paint AWI......


  1. And A good time was had by all, looked like a good day Stu good pictures to .
    Regards Gav .

  2. Good to see an enthusiastic Club. War Games Clubs here are few and far between- Alas. KEV.

  3. Thats a shame thank heavens for the internet.

  4. Ah the Spanish Civil War like the Russian one it is always under represented good to see it here!
    Like the looks of the Napoleonic setup too.
    Good to see clubs thriving...that said I'm more of a lone wolf and game with friends mainly.