0700hrs 28 June 1944: C company of the 3rd Monmouths (part of 159th Brigade, 11th Armoured Division) had spent the night in the French town of Bas de Mouen after getting lost in the dark. Unknown to them their small unit lay right in the path of a major German counter-attack made up of crack troops and […]
There’s no rest for the wicked. Having played through the grinding ten game punch-up that was Operation Martlet (a campaign for Chain of Command) we’ve launched straight into the sequel: “The Scottish Corridor”. The action in this campaign follows on immediately from the end of Martlet, and represents the German attempts to pinch off a […]
Osprey have been knocking out a great series of small skirmish games over the last few years. Turning their hand to everything from secret agents and steampunk to pirates and robots, it would be a glaring omission if they didn’t have a samurai game. Luckily they do: it’s Ronin.
So, it took us just over a year, but we fought our way through to a result in the Operation Martlet Pint Sized Campaign for Chain of Command. You can find reports from all the games here: Operation Martlet. So now that it’s all over, how did the campaign play as a game? And how […]
The British 49th (West Riding) Division had bled the 12th SS Panzer Division “Hitlerjugend” dry in heavy fighting over the last two days of Operation Martlet, but had been unable to find a way through the rugged defence. With light drawing down on the second day they prepared themselves for a final attack on the […]