Just a quick recap of games played during the 1st Quarter of this year and to get used to posting in the new website format. Stay tuned for the 2nd quarter.
March 19 - Location - VFW Post at 1918 Washington St., Vicksburg
Title: Dawn of Iron – Yazoo Devil
and the Devils Charge (4 players) and Plum Point Bend and Memphis (6+
Setting: Ironclad actions along the Mississippi River in 1862
Rules: Dawn of Iron - ACW at Sea
March 5 - Location - Alex's house in Forest, MS
Scale: 1/285 - 6mm
Title: Sword of Stalingrad
Setting: Russians versus Germans in
the ruins of Stalingrad, featuring NKVD armored train #73.
Rules: Memoir '44 - Overlord Expansion
Feb 19 - Location: Fondren Presbyterian Church; Old Canton Road, Jackson
Title: Battle of Montgomery, 17 Sep., 1644
Setting: Following the defeat of
Prince Rupert at Marston Moor (2 July 1644), the Parliamentarians spent much of
the summer clearing the Royalists out of mid-Wales. In early September,
they captured a Royalist ammunition convoy and placed it for safety in
Montgomery Castle. Royalists gathered forces from Cheshire, Lancashire,
and Shrewsbury as well as regiments returning from Ireland and laid siege to
the castle. The Parliamentary forces were gathered from Cheshire,
Derbyshire, Lancashire, and Yorkshire to raise the siege.
Rules: "For King and
Parliament" -- a square-gridded, card driven rule set. Instruction
and play sheets will be provided.
Feb 5 - Location: Jay's house - Brandon
of Falkirk Muir, Jan. 17, 1746 (the first day
Setting: This battle was fought on January 17 & 18, 1746, between the Jacobite army under Lord George Murray, and the Government army under General Henry Hawley. A two day affair, the Highlanders did very well on the first day. But the second day's battle saw both sides worn out; they both claimed victory and "went home".
Rules: Jacobite Rising - A Commands and Colors variant
Jan 29 - Location: Jay's house - Brandon
Title: Seelowe Heights, 18-19 April 1945
Setting: Part of the opening of the
Russian offensive to take Berlin. After fierce fighting with high
casualties on both sides, Russian Marshal Zuikov's 1st Belorussian Front
triumphed over German General Busse's 9th Army.
Rules: Memoir '44
Jan 17 - In years past a Jackson Gamer who now lives in
North Carolina would visit and gamemaster a game on the MLK holiday using the
Carnage and Glory game system. This year, due to the uncertainties brought on
by the OMICRON variant of COVID, we had to cancel that game.
Jan 15 - Location: Strawberry Patch small meeting building (“Little
Strawberry House”), Madison
Title: Battle of Cowpens (17 Jan
Setting: Dan Morgan and
his 1,400+ Continentals and militia against “Bloody Ban” Tarleton and his 1,000
British regulars and Tories on the almost 241st anniversary of the
Rules: “Whites of Their Eyes” by
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