First, on Friday, I got to play in Patrick Berkebile's most excellent game of Regimental Fire & Fury. The scenario was the battle of the Wheatfield, during Gettysburg.
|Gettysburg: Into the Wheatfield (painting by Bradley Schmehl)|
|A portion of Zook's division, encountering some Confederates, coming through the rough between the fields|
|Bigelow's Artillery - also under my command|
|Gil Bates - Confederate Commander|
|Ralph Krebs, Confederate Commander (and far left, Mac, my ally)|
|Zook's infantry, out of command and disordered|
|Fighting in the wheatfields, and in the rough in between|
|Assault up the hill!|
Other players included Gil Bates and Ralph Krebs on the Confederate side, and others. Patrick knew the rules (and the scenario) very well (a must if you are going to run a convention game), and it was a completely enjoyable experience, that Patrick kept moving along very nicely.
Then, on Saturday, the ODMS lads played a great old game of The Sword and the Flame! It was a Sudan scenario, with 14 units (and a gun) on the Dervish side, and 6 units (and a nordenfeldt) on the Anglo-Egyptian side. There is a great write up (with lots of pictures) over at the Old Dominion Military Society blog.
|ODMS Lads engaging in fine shenanigans!|
Lots of cool games, and I did make some minor purchases (I got Rebellion! - the American Revolutionary War supplement for Black Powder, as well as some terrain building items). A great convention - some extra pictures below.