The autumn season was kicked off with a couple of games covering action in the boacage using "Kampfgruppe Normandy" and the Relief of Turin in the War of Spanish Succession using "Beneath the Lilly Banners".
|US Recce and Artillery OP survey the road ahead|
|GI's in the bocage|
|Scratch one Ronson|
|The recce up the road comes under fire|
|Payback - scratch one Tiger?|
|Another panzer brews up|
|US armour closes in as the Germans prepare to bug out.|
Two observations from our game was that we felt that Panzerfausts were not as representativly destructive as their historical counterparts proved to be. This could easily be remedied by altering their strike factor. The other is with the mechanic around using fire to suppress the enemy being rather to predictive. ie The US would brassup the German hedgerows but not advance until they could see that all or most sections were suitably suppressed. Quite sensible really, but not very realistic. One alternative would be to indicate potentially suppressed units but not confirm their status until they wished to activate thus keeping all sides uncertain about their state.
A very enjoyable afternoons wargaming, thanks to Nathan, Jason, Gus, Martin and Ian.