Into Metz...

Into Metz...

Postby Piers » 31 Jul 2017

Well that was certainly one of the best, and also most hard fought games of Battlegroup we've ever done...

Into Metz


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US forces outnumbered the Germans more than 2 to 1 in men, tanks and support... and they managed to hold us thanks to clever use of the terrain... and God awful US artillery support. I don't think I've ever rolled so bad...

An initial defence by only five German units held the US initial attacks and then the German second line pushed back and even managed to counter-attack for a while on both flanks till one turn eventually went the US way and managed to punch through.

Huge US losses compared to the Germans so a very costly victory and at best a minor one... Certainly the Germans provided a very tenacious and hardy defence that was akin to bearing your head against a wall for a time...

They just didn't want to give up Metz...

...and big thanks to Diego who popped by from Argentina to Ireland for a game. :grin:


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Re: Into Metz...

Postby James Manto » 31 Jul 2017

That's brilliant that is!
I like all the rubble.
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Re: Into Metz...

Postby Bluewillow » 31 Jul 2017

feckin supurb mate, cracking buildings on that table, really good attention to detail!

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Re: Into Metz...

Postby greenbull » 31 Jul 2017

Incredible table!

One question: are the houses/buildings with printed walls self-made or bought as they are?
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Re: Into Metz...

Postby hincmar » 31 Jul 2017

Lovely looking urban "spread". Also, big shout out to Diego - currently doing the British Isles leg of his "European Wargaming" Tour! Top man.
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Re: Into Metz...

Postby panzerfaust200 » 31 Jul 2017

thats a very pretty looking table - i like that nice large building at the back! :good:

hincmar wrote:big shout out to Diego - currently doing the British Isles leg of his "European Wargaming" Tour! Top man.


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Re: Into Metz...

Postby Strombones » 31 Jul 2017

Damn. I need to get to work on some urban terrain pieces.

Looks amazing.
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Re: Into Metz...

Postby dead1 » 01 Aug 2017

Now that's a great looking game.

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Re: Into Metz...

Postby mellis1644 » 03 Aug 2017

Now that's a table.
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Re: Into Metz...

Postby nickoftime45 » 04 Aug 2017

Very impressive!! Metz was a tough nut to crack! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Into Metz...

Postby jfariahitech » 10 Aug 2017

Amazing pics!
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Re: Into Metz...

Postby patrokles » 13 Aug 2017

Wow :shock: Your games look superb :good: :good: :good:
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