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Author Topic: Re: BSC2021 Will Bailie The Approach to Leonforte: AAR July 11th  (Read 8113 times)

Offline marianas_gamer

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Re: BSC2021 Will Bailie The Approach to Leonforte
« Reply #60 on: July 05, 2021, 01:08:31 AM »
Excellent work and happy to see that your terrain has alternative uses.
Got to kick at the darkness till it bleeds daylight.

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Re: BSC2021 Will Bailie The Approach to Leonforte
« Reply #61 on: July 05, 2021, 08:35:42 AM »
Great work :-* :-* :-*
You should have used the bridge in your competition Photo

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Re: BSC2021 Will Bailie The Approach to Leonforte
« Reply #62 on: July 05, 2021, 02:58:30 PM »
Fantastic pictures WB! The really show the versatility of your piece.

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Re: BSC2021 Will Bailie The Approach to Leonforte
« Reply #63 on: July 05, 2021, 03:00:49 PM »
Great photos - as Codsticker said, they really demonstrate the versatility of the terrain  8)
     

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Re: BSC2021 Will Bailie The Approach to Leonforte
« Reply #64 on: July 05, 2021, 05:03:36 PM »
Thanks for the comments, everyone!

I weighed whether to include the Bailey bridge in my competition photo - the bridge is from a kit, so I felt that it didn't really meet the spirit of the 'build something' aspect of the BSC, even though it is easily under the 0-25% commercially bought items limit.  I certainly had great fun building the bridge, and then converting Perry Desert Rats into the RCE Bridging Platoon, as can be seen in my blog https://willstoysoldiers.blogspot.com/2021/04/bsc2021-background-and-plans.html and https://willstoysoldiers.blogspot.com/2021/05/3rd-field-company-rce-bridge-builders.html

As I mentioned on another thread, I am already a winner of the BSC, because it inspired me to make this big piece of gaming terrain, even if I didn't get out of the first round  lol  I will have a few mates over next weekend for the first game with the new terrain - and I will be certain to post an AAR with plenty of photos!

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Re: BSC2021 Will Bailie The Approach to Leonforte
« Reply #65 on: July 05, 2021, 09:22:57 PM »
I will have a few mates over next weekend for the first game with the new terrain - and I will be certain to post an AAR with plenty of photos!
I look forward to that. :)

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Re: BSC2021 Will Bailie The Approach to Leonforte: AAR July 11th
« Reply #66 on: July 12, 2021, 02:46:25 AM »
As promised, here is a game report:  https://willstoysoldiers.blogspot.com/2021/07/bsc2021-chain-of-command-on-new-boards.html

Loads of photos there.  I'm still a novice at Chain of Command, but if I keep getting thrashed, I hope that I will eventually learn something :P

Some sample photos:

At the end of the Patrol Phase:


First troops deployed:




Tankety tank tank:


The view from the German lines:


Ill-fated attempt to cross the bridge:


How things looked at the end of the game.  The tank is fine, but things collapsed as the infantry were all shot up!




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Re: BSC2021 Will Bailie The Approach to Leonforte: AAR July 11th
« Reply #67 on: July 12, 2021, 06:31:42 PM »
Great to see it getting a run out so soon, thanks for sharing the photos

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Re: BSC2021 Will Bailie The Approach to Leonforte: AAR July 11th
« Reply #68 on: August 04, 2021, 04:51:29 AM »
Managed another game of Chain of Command.  Before this game, I quickly made up two more floor tiles - no hills or vegetation, just a thin layer of plaster and some paint.

AAR write up is here:  https://willstoysoldiers.blogspot.com/2021/08/more-chain-of-command-on-bsc2021-boards.html

The extended boards, with a village and some fields added




It must be market day!


Closeup of the Bailey bridge, with an Opel truck adjacent.


Canadian soldiers in the orchard


German soldiers falling over in the rough terrain



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Re: BSC2021 Will Bailie The Approach to Leonforte: AAR July 11th
« Reply #69 on: August 06, 2021, 03:28:49 AM »
That board turned out great! Nice work  :)

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Re: BSC2021 Will Bailie The Approach to Leonforte: AAR July 11th
« Reply #70 on: August 06, 2021, 07:23:11 AM »
That's a great build Will. Really captures the lands of the Mediterranean.

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Re: BSC2021 Will Bailie The Approach to Leonforte: AAR July 11th
« Reply #71 on: August 06, 2021, 02:33:42 PM »
Thanks for the comments!  Soon, I hope to see how it does with a different historical era and location.

 

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