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Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP19 May 2023 11:05 p.m. PST

Our latest ECW game was a real winner thanks to the 'Victory Without Quarter' rules we used. It was a very exciting game with constantly changing fortunes that was not decided literally until the last turn of the game.

The scenario established 3 physical objectives – a village, a crossroads & a forest path:




Additional victory points could be gained by roting enemy units.

The forces of Montrose were marshalled & ready to advance:



Opposed by King Charles' English Royalists:



The card-driven game allowed the Royalists to advance swiftly, capturing 2 objectives whilst the Scots waited for orders:




The cavalry battle on the left favoured the English:


But in the last moves of the game, Montrose's Highlanders smashed through the English, seizing an objective & routing enemy units for extra points:


Montrose was victorious:

mysteron Supporting Member of TMP20 May 2023 12:12 a.m. PST

Nice Board.Nice Figures and nicely painted .What more could one want?. Luv it

takeda33320 May 2023 2:19 a.m. PST

Beautifullly done game!

Big Red Supporting Member of TMP20 May 2023 2:49 a.m. PST

Looks great! Victory Without Quarter is a fun game.

Whirlwind22 May 2023 10:18 a.m. PST

Great stuff – nice-looking figures.

KeepYourPowderDry23 May 2023 9:12 a.m. PST

That looks like a splendid game Ochoin. Thanks for sharing

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