Monday night saw the Shed regulars convene for another game of Bolt Action VBCW style.
It was a simple game - three players would take the Anglican forces and force their way up the long side of the table to capture a fuel depot situated at Mustard Manor. BUF forces (about half the strength of the attackers had to delay their advance.
As things panned out the defenders (Mark & myself had a torriod time) - we failed to hit the proverbial barn door and inflicted virtually no casualties on the attackers despite our defended positions and hidden deployment.
To be frank I cant be bothered to write up the report but here are some photos from a most thrilling game (especially if you were attacking (Rolf, Alastair and John)
As you will see from the pictures there were lots of rivers, canals and bridges. Even the railway embankment came into play....
The attackers in a variety of motorised vehicles arrived...
They even had an armoured barge complete with gun and naval contingent - the best the BUF could was immobilise this early on
More troops arrive and the lane is busier than the M25 on a Monday morning
The pillbox in the distance held an AT gun - it fired about six times - every one a miss !
Moving on up the river
Troops begin to disembark for the assault
Artillery knocks out the BUF big red tank
Over the viaduct here they come !
Did I mention that the League had aerial support as well as off table artillery. Both were used to deadly affect