Help support TMP

"The Temperance Union vs. The Town Drunks Scenario" Topic

10 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.

Back to The Old West Message Board

Back to the Blogs of War Message Board

Back to the Websites for Wargaming Message Board

Back to the Utter Drivel Message Board

Back to the American Wargaming Message Board

916 hits since 24 Nov 2012
©1994-2015 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Personal logo WaltOHara Supporting Member of TMP24 Nov 2012 11:54 a.m. PST

At the behest of Brian Whitaker I put together what I remembered of an old game I ran back in the 90s that may soon resurface as a "ladies only" game. This was the Temperance Union versus Town Drunks game I ran sometime in the late 90s. It was amusing! Here's what I have written up on it from memory: link Thanks for your interest.

Walt O'Hara

Doc Ord Supporting Member of TMP24 Nov 2012 1:49 p.m. PST

Nice game scenario!

Thorfin1125 Nov 2012 5:27 a.m. PST

Looks fun, thanks for posting.

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP25 Nov 2012 3:42 p.m. PST

Brian Robinette and I ran several of these (called
'Temperance Tantrum') in the very late 80's and early

Ours were set in the Midwest and included Carrie Nation
(with hatchet), Nelly Bly and sundry other historical

The town layout had a church at one end of the table and
the saloon at the other. The Temperance ladies were to
march on the saloon and put it out of business.

I don't think we ever ran one of those where the saloon
didn't burn down, mysteriously. Once, the entire town

Fun games.

poiter5027 Nov 2012 12:04 a.m. PST

Nice, I've grabbed a copy and am looking at recruiting the figures.

Now, what is Viking Looters, do we have that available as well?

Personal logo WaltOHara Supporting Member of TMP27 Nov 2012 1:02 p.m. PST

Poiter: a great, simple, well, Viking Looting game. Players run individual figures and the goal is to make it to the ship with a bag of loot, but events keep getting in the way of things. If you email offline I can get you a copy of that.


11th ACR Inactive Member27 Nov 2012 4:28 p.m. PST

This could work as well: The Hallelujah Trail (1965)
A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the valuable cargo.

vojvoda Inactive Member29 Nov 2012 1:41 p.m. PST

Walt, are your pulp scenarios still spread around the web? I downloaded a bunch but my old laptop crapped out on me and I lost most of them.
James Mattes

Personal logo WaltOHara Supporting Member of TMP29 Nov 2012 8:03 p.m. PST

James Mattes:

If you mean the Wild West stuff way back in the day, I posted a bunch of them to Boardgame geek back in 06.

Here's the URL: link

Rev Zoom30 Nov 2012 9:10 a.m. PST

Good timing – I am doing a Hallelujah Trail game tonight for our club. Showdown rules. 6 main characters: Col Thaddeus Gearhart, Frank Wallingham, Kevin O'Flaherty, Chielf Walks-Stooped-Over, Cora Massengale, and the infamous Oracle Jones. The Denver Citizens Militia, Temperance Ladies, Irish Teamsters, Soldiers, and Indians will be under their repective control. Except for Oracle Jones, however. He is kind of the real wild card.

In keeping with the spirit of the movie, no one gets killed – all wounds simply cause a figure to fall back however far or knock them out for a couple turns.

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.