Tuesday, February 18, 2014

New Major Battles on the horizon and a critical skirmish series

Cavalry Skirmish
With the 1 September 1813 turn now in progress there are two major battles, one minor one and another cavalry skirmish series to take to the tabletop in the next 10 days.

This time the cavalry are from Prussia and Russia, mixes of Landwher, Cossacks and Hussars.

Tabletop game players from the UK, Spain and USA will take on the action.

The minor battle will be handled by our Australian contingent and the Canadian crew at MurdocK's MarauderS will take on at least one of the major battles.

Watch for results in the next week!

Large Battle near Luckau = French withdraw.

Large Battle in Marienberg = Narrow Allied victory, French retreat.

Cossacks engage in south-west = French drive off Cossacks.

Skirmish Series:
Game 1: Allied Victory, with Russians doing the heavy lifting. Allies 1 : French 0
Game 2: Allied Vctory, with Brandenburg Uhlans leading the way.  Allies 2 : French 0
Game 3: French Victory, convincing.  Allies 2 : French 1
Game 4: French Victory, very close.  Allies 2 : French 2
Game 5: French Victory minor tactical victory - including a turncoat squadron! Allies 2 : French 3
Game 6: French Victory, decisive!  French WIN SKIRMISH SERIES 4 games to 2 for Allies.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

More of the 'second' cavalry skirmish series

Over the December period a skirmish series of games was called for to determine whom would have the 'upper hand' in penetrating the cavalry screens - and thus gain vital campaign information ...

This After Action Report from The Avon Napoleonic Fellowship, tells the tale of one of these recent skirmishes.

Orders have come in following these skirmishes ... armies are on the move!