Wednesday saw us trying out my new farm building complex with VBCW figures. The straight forward scenario was that the Swedish volunteers occupied the buildings and the Liverpool Free state attacked from either end of the table. Much of the morning involved my players getting to know the windows and doors in the buildings, defining lines of sight/ dead ground and working out rules for potentialities. Loads of chat, loads of questions, rule definitions dissected and it took ages. I really hadn’t considered much of what came up. Here was the layout-
Below is the picture I took which shows the reality of gaming- stuff everywhere on the table, rules, dice, dice trays and playing cards. I don’t have enough space to begun these on and anyway the cards have to remain to mark order of moving and firing
Farm looked good, impressed the players and was fun to use. For next time l need to prepare floor plans of each building with doors and windows marked in order to put figures on and to help track where folk are when indoors. Has anyone done this, was it helpful? I feel a one to one floor plan would be best …
Not many turns were run through but we learned a lot of what to do and what not to do.
Finally the highlight of the game was the inability of one LFS volunteer to blow the door open-
I’m not really that good a photographer with my phone but this one came out well l think.