This past Saturday I got to take part in a playtest day for two upcoming supplements for the "Combat Patrol" WWII Skirmish rules: Colonial, and Napoleonic.
First up was a Colonial period game, testing both Boer and Zulu vs British. Though ahistorical, it allowed us to look a two different kinds of Colonial period combat: elite marksmen and mass melee vs British steadfastness and firepower. The set up featured a British column which stretched almost the length of the table, and the two attackers were divided by a river that ran down the center.
The calm after the storm: Some painting - I mentioned in my previous post that it has been a hectic time at work. We finally ran the week-long exercise I'd been preparing last week, so I reached ...
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