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Suddenly Sudan

Posted by Ochoin on 27 May 2024, 02:28

With the impossibility of staging an ECW game this year at our annual local Train & Hobby show, we finally settled on the Sudan. Oh, well, the weather will be nicer.
I decided to run through a solo game using Black Powder for the first time. This was a "throw what you got on the table & play" sort of game - no subtilty. Just try out the gaming mechanisms.
The Anglo-Egyptians ended up narrowly winning.And the game went fairly smoothly & quickly.
Essentially, the A-Es had to travel from their camp & their riverine transport to the other end of the table.
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In this game, the Nile steamers were just 'eye-candy' but they can have "bite" being heavily armed & crewed.
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Dismounted Camel Corps, ready for action:
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The column;
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NB plenty of Scotsmen. "You can have too many Scotsmen" is a logical fallacy.
The Mahdi, himself:
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Always using the terrain:
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Haddendowah 'goodness':
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And it's always time for a photo opportunity:
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I still have things to do - figures on the painting desk, limber horses etc. And this represents half of the figures we'll be tabling when my pals add their forces.

donald
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Posted by C M Dodson on 27 May 2024, 08:18

That looks very nice with a period feel.

The mat, cork? looks very good indeed.

Best wishes,

Chris
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Posted by Santi Pérez on 27 May 2024, 18:23

Wonderful display, Donald! :drool:

Santi.
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Posted by Peter on 07 Jun 2024, 18:05

Great to see so many wonderful painted figures. :yeah: :love:
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Posted by XbriX on 03 Jul 2024, 10:59

Wonderful setup! Beautiful troops, flags and camels. Are those gunships scratch-built?
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Posted by Ochoin on 03 Jul 2024, 13:24

XbriX wrote:Wonderful setup! Beautiful troops, flags and camels. Are those gunships scratch-built?


Yes. I'm very proud of the steam boilers I built for them out of bits and pieces (including tap wear!) but you can't see at this distance.

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