Saturday, 30 October 2021

A grand day out

 I enjoy gaming of all sorts, well most actually tbh. My regular opponent of well over thirty years has a suitable spare room and lots of modular terrain augmented by scenic items from The Last Valley. It is fun to go and play a grand game there, it can be left set up between visits if necessary. There is nothing more iconic than Romans v Ancient Britains! We had a splendid game . G and I took command of the Brits and P commanded his recently finished Romans, of the Early Imperial persuasion. To cut a long story short the  Romans triumphed after an exciting game . There was some spectacular Manouvers by the Numidian light  horse followed by a dogged resistance from them, definitely the stars of the day! My impetuous warband did their impetuous thing and my chariots died magnificently. Great fun facilitated by DBM, not everyone’s favourite l know but they have served us so well over the years. Thanks to P& W for their hospitality too. A bonus on the way home was a wee ride on an older intercity train with one door at each end of the carriage and this lovely map with literary and poetry quotes on it. I couldn’t resist the photo.







16 comments:

  1. Reminds me of the old Airfix days ...

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  2. Yes Romans versus Britains is iconic !

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  3. Fabulous looking setup.
    Good to see someone else with an exercise bike beside their table.
    Ronnie

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    1. There’s one in our sitting room, not mine, near where I game.

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  4. Reads like a good outing. Just what one needs now and then.

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  5. The map in the last photo would make a great "point to point" campaign map.

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  6. A classic match-up Alan, I'm glad that you had such a grand day!

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  7. Great looking game. I've plans to get the Airfix figures resculpted in 28mm... One day.

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    1. Fantastic plan, count me in if and when you do this. I would be delighted to co finance.

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  8. What a fantastic looking game!
    Cheers, Karl

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