Thursday, 14 March 2019

13th March Games

Greetings

Nice to see Matt again on a night when we were down on numbers. Mark ran the promised Lord of the Rings game, with an Uruk-Hai force up against a Gondor/Rohirrim alliance. Suffice to say the good guys had a bad evening, and the Uruks had horse steaks for dinner! Rob and Andy played a further game of Fallout, albeit I didn't get to see much of this.

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Next week, I've offered to run the ancient naval game I bought this week but postponed die to the lack of numbers last night. Nothing else planned as yet, so I'd appreciate some offers and ideas.

See yer soon

Neil

Thursday, 7 March 2019

6th March Games

Greetings

Slightly down on numbers again this week, but we still managed to run two games. Andy P and Rob played Fallout, whilst I ran The Men Who Would Be Kings scenario based on an ambush on the Suakin front on 1885. Steve S played the British whilst Dave K and Mark skulked on the shrubbery as the Angry Locals. After the ambush was sprung, the following fight was exceptionally bloody, although Steve was throwing incredible firing dice. At the end of play both sides were significantly down on numbers; I will admit to a rules error in which I made the winners of melees test for pinning which they should not have done. This would have significantly assisted th Mahdists but since they prevented the British from achieving their objective of crossing the table, they could claim the victory. Apologies to all concerned, I blame senility/rules rustiness/Brexit . . .



Next week, Mark has offered a Lord of the Rings game. Rob will run another Fallout game.

See yer soon

Neil

Monday, 4 March 2019

27th February Games

Greetings

Things are returning to what passes for normal after Cavalier. Rob and Andy P ran a game of Fallout for the benefit of Steve H and Paul, whilst Dave K ran a further Old West hunfight for myself. Visitors included Dave C and Andy H for the first time in a while. This game went better for me after the massacre a couple of weeks ago; with slightly better dice luck I made rather a mess of Dave's posse, Whilst Steve S gained one of the objectives. Not sure who you'd call the winner in that situation.

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Next week, Andy P and Rob want to run a further game of Fallout, Steve S has offered boardgames and whilst I've offered to run The Men Who Would Be Kings as a Sudan scenario for anyone who's interested.

See yer soon

Neil

Cavalier 2019 Report

Greetings

Thanks to those who attended the show today and ran the game or helped with setup and clear up; you know who you are! The game was generally well received. The show itself had some nice games but the trade seemed down a bit from previous years. That said, I managed to give the shopping list a bit of grief, and the bring and buy was kind for both sales and purchases, so all in all not a bad day.



A quick discussion concerning games was held and it's been decided that Andy and Rob will probably play Fallout, whilst Dave K wants to run a further Old West Gunfight.

See yer then


Neil

Thursday, 21 February 2019

20th February Games


Greetings

Sufficient members on hand to run two games last night - Rob ran Fallout: Wasteland Warfare, whilst Dave K and Steve S ran the planned play test for the Terminator game we are taking to Cavalier at Tonbridge this Sunday. The latter game was my prime concern, but all appeared to work well. We were fortunate enough to be joined by Matt, who has been away from the hobby for some time (and is an old aquaintance of mine from an earlier employment. I was able to get him to play the game as a complete novice and his imput was very useful. Good to see you again Matt, hopefully, we'll keep in touch this time.




As noted above, the club is running a participation game at the Cavalier show this weekend, based on the Terminator:Genesys game, which is a spin off from the film. I'll be taking the bulk of the game equipment down, but I look forward to seeing as many of you to assist with the game on the day. Two personal requests from me:
  • Please, wear the nice badges I arranged for you
  • If possible, wear a dark blue or black top - just so we can look like we're akk part of the same club
 See you on Sunday. No decision has been made concerning next week's games as yet, but we can discuss this on Sunday all being well.
 
See yer soon
 
Neil 

Thursday, 14 February 2019

13th February Games

Greetings

Slightly reduced numbers but more than enough to run Mark's Barbarian fantasy dungeon crawl game. The adventurers' party achieved their goal but had their work cut out due to some truely epic dice rolls by Mark as GM. I have never seen so many 6is rolled from one set of dice in the course of a game; clearly dark forces were involved . . . 

How do you exorcise a D6?



Next week we'll run a final test of Terminator:Genesys prior to the game at Cavalier on the 24th February. I've sent the posters to Steve H for printing and will laminate in time for the game.

See yer soon

Neil

Friday, 8 February 2019

6th february Games

Greetings

Slightly down on numbers this week due to illness, but Dave K was able to run his Western Gunfight game with myself and Mark, while Andy P ran a boar game called WildLands for Mike and Steve B, and Alan and Rob played Kill Team. Games were seperated over a wide area of the site so perforce my attention to the latter games was restricted.
My entry to the gunfight game, consisting of a lawman posse, was rather less than successful this week compared to last, suffice to say I was down to two effectives by turn 5 . . .


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Next week Mark has offered to run his Barbarian fantasy game (that's a dungeon crawl with a barbarian cast just to clarify), in which I hope to use some of my Frostgrave figures. I'll also bring along a board game as backup.

Formal confirmation of our attendance with the Terminator game at Cavalier in Tonbridge on 24/02/19 has been recieved.

See yer soon

Neil