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595 - TANK WAR!

Yup - I finally had a proper game of the Bolt Action supplement, Tank War! ...and there are three key words to describe it: fast!brutalfun!I played against Mattenbury (again), at Dark Star (again), and he really is a thoroughly sporting opponent; not least because he didn't object to me playing with unpainted Germans for our first attempt at Tank War. Forces:Mattenbury's Brits:Two small sections of Commandos in [my] Bren Carriers;3 Cromwells; 1 Firefly; free Observer; M5; PIAT; HQ and moreCommandos.My (unpainted) Germans:Two Panthers; a Panzer IV; Sd.Kfz.251/22 (with a Pak.40); 2 squads of 5 veterans (each with 1 SMG and 3 Panzerfaust) and2 Sd.Kfz.251/1 Hanomags. (the extra rifleman was a confusion)What Happened: Well, we rolled up 4 objectives and rolled onto the table to try and grab them. And the Brits got absolutely tonked. Even without the stupid new 'Tiger Fear' rule (which I refuse to entertain playing as the German player), my Panthers were...

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Published By: Admiral Drax - Friday, 21 April