Friday, August 27, 2010

Volley and Bayonet again!!!

For the second week in a row it was round to Jon's place for a Volley and Bayonet game, using Jon's very cool 6mm armies (in his very cool 'games room). The game, set in 1814 (with Jon commanding the Russian forces while I commanded the French army), was a reduced size game at 2000 points per side using the Volley and Bayonet Road to Glory scenario system. I thought I'd just post a few random photos from the game to give readers the general idea.















The bizarre thing was that the improbability sphere seemed to be in operation again. Jon put in a series of well planned attacks that saw maximum force directed at various points in the French army deployment, but the dice rolled consistently against Jon. Now in any game you know that there will be the occasional combat or situation where the odds just don't go in  your favour. But for the second week in a row Jon was confounded by the dice, with combats that he always stacked in his favour going against him.

Odd really!!!!

2 comments:

  1. Perhaps Jon needs to parade his dice, select every tenth one, and smash it with a hammer as a lesson to the others?

    I recall hearing of a wargamer who did this after a particularly long losing streak :)

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  2. Jon was certainly muttering about putting them on a charge, that's fir sure...

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