Game 3 was vs Paul Goldstone he was using the army he ran last year a German reserves (old men on bicycles) army backed up by a Tiger 1. last year the tiger walked all over me this time I was determined for it to be different.
|As order dice were drawn for deployment luckily I got the last dice so my Sherman could avoid the tiger and cause havoc on the left flank.|
|The rest of the army kept the Tiger 1 busy the half track was first to die. My AT gun put round after round into it doing no more then just pinning it.|
|Although the tiger was dead Paul's mortar killed off my Vet infantry in revenge and there were still panzerfausts lurking around.|
|The game ended with Paul conceding as he had very little left and I had 3 of the 4 objectives secured.|
As usual with Paul a good game was had very laid back and relaxed.
Game 4 was vs Reg Newell. I hadn't played him before its good to meet a new face at the table. He was running British infantry backed by a Churchill VII.
|Most of our forces where at this side of the table.|
|The Churchill, mortar and forward artillery observer wait for a Juicy target to present itself.|
|My men advanced under fire from sniper, MG and mortar fire but pressed on.|
|On the left flank my sniper, hafltrack and vet infantry squad advanced vs one of Reg's vet infantry squads dispatching it very quickly. Then these 3 were able to move off the table for 9pts. 3pts for each squad moved off table.|
|Meanwhile my men hold their ground killing off his observer. And my Sherman finally managed to kill something.|
|The Churchill was dead even though I had an immobilized tank with a jammed turret I still got it.|
|I was surprised to get best painted army something I had never accomplished at all before so was happy with that. I won an IS2 which will go well with my soon to be started soviets and a $10 mighty ape voucher.|
I was also browsing all of Scott Bowman's fine wares of his Paraparaumu Beach Pharmacy Hobby corner which he had set up for the weekend at the hall. So got myself a M26 Pershing heavy tank for my Yanks so they have a bit more punch. I managed to sell quite a bit on the bring and buy table as well so a good weekend all round.