Thursday, June 16, 2011

Uncivil War Playtest: Prep for Historicon

 Tonight I was able to help out with play testing one of the "Uncivil War" games that Architects of War will be putting on at Historicon this year.  I will not go into a lot of details about the game so I don't spoil all the surprises.


 The game centers around a Yankee raid to gather supplies.  There are a lot of townsfolk for the Yankees to interact with and not all of them are happy to great their Northern invaders.  As the game goes on more Southern militia show up to drive the Yankees out of the town.


 The game table will feature great scenery that Ernie's games and company are well known for.  I think it will be a fun game.  There are still a few slots left for the demo game on Saturday, July 9th (games #'s 260 and 261).  The South won tonights game by shooting the horses of the supply wagon.

There are a lot of options with the rules and it's turning out to be a great structure for skirmish gaming.  I'm also making good progress on the Dacian army for my Hail Caesar game at HCON on Friday July 8th.


12 comments:

Josiah M said...

Did those rebs shoot one of the townfolk in that first pic?
I bet it will be a fun game with lots of eye candy, wish I could be there!

jmilesr said...

Josiah - well yes they did - very sharp eye. There was a Yank dismounted cavalry unit they had a shot at - those yanks had repeating rifles which are deadly in the game so the rebs have to be aggressive in going after them, even with a little collateral damage! Civilians can play a pretty big part in the game and their reactions are table based - allows for a lot of unpredictability.

DeanM said...

Well the terrain and figures look superb. I think the game will be a definite success. Dean

Ray Rousell said...

Great action shots, very well done1

Anibal Invictus said...

Excellent scenery and very good photos

Paul of the Man Cave said...

That terrain is inspiring!

MiniMike said...

Fantastic looking game. As the Man Cave said: inspiring

The Angry Lurker said...

Looks bloody amazing, should be a great success.

Christopher(aka Axebreaker) said...

Really love the terrain!

Christopher

CarloAntonio said...

All is great !! I like this

Paul´s Bods said...

Great landscape...i love the houses with guys shooting out of the windows
Cheers
paul

Docsmith said...

Looks stunning Miles - enjoy your Historicon.

Cheers,
Doc