|Photo Credit - Jason Robillard|
Friday morning I started with Chaos in the Old World
We had 5 players (The Skaven Expansion set) & went about despoiling the world.
I had the Slanneth force & enjoyed swarming a zone, corrupting the nobles & extending my power. I managed to with the game with 1 more vp than the second place Nurgle force.
Then it was time for an Epic Command & Colours game. 3 players per side with an overall commander who fielded command cards.
Things did not go well on our left flank. Meanwhile the flank I held was a back & forth affair with lots of light mounted troops.
With the loss of 14 of our banners, the battle was over.
The players of the Epic Battle.
Next was the first of 2 games of Star Wars Imperial Assault. Brent had bought some 3D terrain pieces to really make the game pop!
I grabbed the body guard Onar Koma to play for this campaign. Lot's of health, but then I realized I had no defence HAHAHAHA.
Brent also had some 3D printed game boards to track health & endurance. Very nice! The also had a slot to stand the gear cards in.
Nothing like starting in the mix! We even had Han Solo assisting, but he got taken down quite quickly.
I had gotten bloodied, but then continued on, not really the target of Brent's Empire forces. Oh look who I found!
We did manage to eek out a victory & got the codes into the computer terminal, releasing the shuttle.
I then got into a game of Congo, which Bruce had brought along for some miniature gaming. Played the same scenario which has become a good one for multi-player. Getting the idol from the centre & off the board.
Friday night we pulled out my Zombicide Green Horde (unpainted!) We chose scenario 2. I was playing the Barbarian & died on turn 2 after rushing into a couple walkers & failing to hit a single one!
This scenario had a lot of hedges (which block LOS) meaning we had LOTS of splitting occuring & before long the board was filled. No we didn't survive.
Saturday saw the second game of Imperial Assault take place.
We had to recover C3P0 to get more info. We got hammered & had to retreat, losing the game.
I then introduced Tim & Brent to Fate of the Elder Gods.
Another game I am sure to bring every year is The Adventurers - Temple of Horus. Great little game that takes not to much time. In this round, we only got 9 turns in before our exit was blocked with the falling stones. 2 players got out & Bruce won.
The game I look forward too on the Saturday Night, is Eldritch Horror. This is usually a giggle fest consisting of overtired players, alcohol, late night game ( you get the picture)
We were unable to stop the Old one & doom befell the world. In fact I spent most of my game somehow stuck in the Bermuda Triangle. Seemed every time I moved away, I was somehow drawn back to that location. We even had our chef play & found him the chef character. He really had a good time, but we kept him up way past his bedtime!
So after Brunch Sunday morning, it was time to pack up & head for home. Thanks to the Lloyd brothers for hosting another fine, fun event. Just need to remember ear plugs for next year to lessen the stomping people in the hall waking me up all hours.