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PiersBrand30 Jul 2017 5:05 p.m. PST

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

Into Metz


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:


Frederick Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2017 5:19 p.m. PST

Amazing photos – the terrain and figs are outstanding

Thanks for sharing

Personal logo Sigwald Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2017 5:54 p.m. PST

Doesn't get any better than that!

Bandolier Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2017 6:07 p.m. PST

Very impressive!

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2017 6:49 p.m. PST

Well that's cool.

Big Red Supporting Member of TMP31 Jul 2017 4:10 a.m. PST

Spectacular – and a great game too!

SpeedCrazedMoron31 Jul 2017 8:06 a.m. PST

I feel like a fool for asking but, what is the scale here?

Stunning terrain.

Brownand31 Jul 2017 2:37 p.m. PST

just wow.
Great modelling of the town and painting of these 20mm figures

Mark 1 Supporting Member of TMP31 Jul 2017 3:39 p.m. PST

Mommy, can I go play at Piers' house? He has all the best toys…

-Mark
(aka: Mk 1)

TacticalPainter0131 Jul 2017 6:33 p.m. PST

Great looking game but I couldn't find a link to an AAR, is there supposed to be one from the 'Into Metz' title (if so, the link didn't work for me)?

Marc at work02 Aug 2017 5:19 a.m. PST

SCM – what scale? Why 1/72 20mm of course. Is there any other… grin

Piers' stuff is often 20mm so I'm guessing

PiersBrand02 Aug 2017 12:13 p.m. PST

My stuff is always 20mm… :)

Powermonger03 Aug 2017 2:50 a.m. PST

Truly awesome game! Thanks Piers & all the Kildare people!!!!!

Diego

christot03 Aug 2017 3:59 a.m. PST

Smashing as ever..
where do you get the cobbled road sections in the 4th pic?

Captain yapudo15 Aug 2017 1:00 a.m. PST

GREAT….

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