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Author Topic: Shed Wars does Never Mind the Billhooks - Worksop (Battle Report pg8)  (Read 4344 times)

Offline Atheling

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Re: Shed Wars does Never Mind the Billhooks - game 4 (24/9)
« Reply #30 on: September 24, 2020, 01:24:50 PM »
Excellent stuff and a very enjoyable read  8)

I have to admit to being very green with envy; you have played more games in a couple of weeks then I have all year  :D

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Re: Shed Wars does Never Mind the Billhooks - game 4 (24/9)
« Reply #31 on: September 26, 2020, 01:35:25 PM »
Wonderful reports, photos, minis and terrain!  :-*

I call that... "wargaming."  ;D

Offline Eric the Shed

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Re: Shed Wars does Never Mind the Billhooks - game 4 (24/9)
« Reply #32 on: September 28, 2020, 03:24:02 PM »
All set up for our first refight of the War of the Roses - The First battle of St Albans.

First blog post is the set up, orders of battle and bespoke rules for the game. The action is being fought tonight so expect report sometime in the next 48 hours - you can read it here http://shedwars.blogspot.com/2020/09/the-first-battle-of-st-albans-28mm.html







Hopefully it will be a bit of fun....

« Last Edit: September 28, 2020, 03:25:47 PM by Eric the Shed »

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Re: Shed Wars does Never Mind the Billhooks -1st St Albans Refight (set up)
« Reply #33 on: September 28, 2020, 04:27:37 PM »
Thanks for mentioning the Poleaxed Source books.  It's good to see them used in the way you have.

 https://www.vexillia.com/common/shop_books.html#t-1

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Re: Shed Wars does Never Mind the Billhooks -1st St Albans Refight (set up)
« Reply #34 on: September 28, 2020, 04:52:08 PM »
It looks stunning  :-* :o :-*

I'm a bit lost for words.....

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Re: Shed Wars does Never Mind the Billhooks -1st St Albans Refight (set up)
« Reply #35 on: September 28, 2020, 06:34:02 PM »
Superb table, look forward to your battle report.

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Re: Shed Wars does Never Mind the Billhooks -1st St Albans Refight (set up)
« Reply #36 on: September 28, 2020, 10:29:24 PM »
Lovely looking games.
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Re: Shed Wars does Never Mind the Billhooks -1st St Albans Refight (set up)
« Reply #37 on: September 29, 2020, 07:28:05 AM »
Very envious and looking forward to the match report :)
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Re: Shed Wars does Never Mind the Billhooks -1st St Albans Refight (set up)
« Reply #38 on: September 29, 2020, 09:41:15 AM »
I have just played this battle as a boardgame - seeing in 3D in your table is simply stunning.

Offline Eric the Shed

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Re: Shed Wars does Never Mind the Billhooks -1st St Albans Refight (set up)
« Reply #39 on: September 29, 2020, 09:41:34 AM »
and the match report is now posted up on the blog here....

Who won the rematch?

http://shedwars.blogspot.com/2020/09/the-first-battle-of-st-albans-28mm_29.html











Hope this is of interest

Offline Dr. Zombie

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Re: Shed Wars does Never Mind the Billhooks -1st St Albans Refight (the battle)
« Reply #40 on: September 29, 2020, 09:57:08 AM »
Great stuff!
I really like that commanders must chose to either get stuck in and help troops in combat or command their entire battle.

Offline Atheling

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Re: Shed Wars does Never Mind the Billhooks -1st St Albans Refight (the battle)
« Reply #41 on: September 29, 2020, 11:06:03 AM »
Fab stuff  :-*

Great to see the congestion in the town centre- looks a great 'simulation' and very much like the descriptions of the fighting from everything I've read over the years regarding the battle.  8)

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Re: Shed Wars does Never Mind the Billhooks -1st St Albans Refight (the battle)
« Reply #42 on: September 29, 2020, 11:26:22 AM »
Epic. Well done Giles.
Not bad for a large skirmish set to cope with that little lot 😂

Offline Eric the Shed

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Re: Shed Wars does Never Mind the Billhooks -1st St Albans Refight (the battle)
« Reply #43 on: September 29, 2020, 11:38:35 AM »
Thanks Chaps

I really like that commanders must chose to either get stuck in and help troops in combat or command their entire battle.

Command is crucial in this game and plenty of Yorkist units go left behind as the leaders charged forward hell bent on glory.


Great to see the congestion in the town centre- looks a great 'simulation' and very much like the descriptions of the fighting from everything I've read over the years regarding the battle.  8)
With hindsight the town should have been closer to the middle of the table - it was quite cramped on one side of the table.

Epic. Well done Giles.
Not bad for a large skirmish set to cope with that little lot 😂

The rules are very straightforward and allow a reasonable amount of scenario tweaking. Any fewer than four players would have been a struggle. We had multiple melees being rolled simultaneously during the bonus card rounds.


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Re: Shed Wars does Never Mind the Billhooks -1st St Albans Refight (the battle)
« Reply #44 on: September 29, 2020, 11:39:04 AM »
What an amazing table and set up. I'm just drooling with envy!!! The game looks as though it went well - a great write up on your blog and pictures are stunning. I need to get back to gaming again!

 

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