I was finally able to get back up to York for a Monday night meeting. The weather in February was so bad I was forced to punt on two attempts, so it was really good to be there. Everybody was getting ready for Cold Wars in Lancaster this weekend where the club (and Little Wars TV) is putting on several games.
I got to play in the test game for the Foy (1945) scenario using Keith’s Disposable Heroes 2 rules. He’ll be doing it at Cold Wars and wanted to get in a critical play-through before presenting it.
Keith had altered the original scenario somewhat by having the German armor and the Flak 88 already withdrawn from the table. This made the German resistance weaker than the original. This weakening, coupled with the use of lots of smoke and consistent aggression on the part of the Americans made it a very successful attack.
In addition to the above, the German player (Simon) was heavily disadvantaged by having only one activation per round to our three, something I think Kieth is now going to tweak for Cold War. Adding to the carnage was my continually making (uncharacteristic) great rolls for the heavy weapons (including using a now-plugged gap in the rules where I apparently used a satellite feed to spot a group of Germans behind a building. I still feel bad, Simon …sort of! 😀)
In addition to Foy, Tom, Tony, Greg, et. al. played a WW1 dogfight using first Cover Your Six followed by a replay with Wings of War: