Ayton Preparation

Having completed the small Altefritzenburg contingent I decided they needed a little support (seeing as I had the figures…) so we have a mounted MG34 and Private Schulz, the medic! I think the figures are old Bolt Action. And next up, the first lot of Fallschirmjaeger. I’ve done these in very early uniform. Grey smock …

And so it begins…

The New Year started rather slow despite initial enthusiasm and great plans. Mojo went walkies for a couple of weeks and then the whole Wargaming Neutral plan went AWOL as well! I’d made some minor starts in stuff for Ayton this May but had struggled to really made progress. Then came Vapnartak in York. A …

Ayton 2018

And as the first May Bank Holiday passes we complete yet another excellent Ayton gaming weekend! This was our 8th gathering and this year, as we often do on alternate years, we returned to the C18th with our ImagiNation forces. The background and pre-game campaign was run by Henry Hyde and you can see related …

Ayton 2017 – Day 2

And so we come to Day 2. The big  game! Western Crusaders and Eastern types assaulting a castle/village/church complex. Six players on our side versus four on the other, with a couple of guns mounted in the castle facing either way. Each player has 42 points to split into two retinues. However, each turn you …