Breakout from Tobruk

Panzer Angriff and the Spartan Association are pleased to present: Breakout from Tobruk.

Four continuous 6×4′ tables depicting the tail end of Operation Crusader. Panzer Angriff will supply all forces accurate to the time, fully painted in high detail. Panzer Angriff and the Spartan Association will then play out the mega battle on table during the day. The idea is to bring to life, to the visitors to the Kingswood Sports club, just one tale from the ANZAC story. Set up at 10am, game at 11am to 5pm.

Breakout from Tobruk

Breakout from TobrukOn April 21, Panzer Angriff and the Spartan Association are pleased to present: Breakout from Tobruk.

Four continuous 6×4′ tables depicting the tail end of Operation Crusader, 1941. Panzer Angriff will supply all forces accurate to the time, fully painted in high detail.Panzer Angriff  and the Spartan Association will then play out the mega battle on the games table during the day. The idea is to bring to life, to the visitors to the Kingswood Sports club, just one tale from the ANZAC story.

See you there! More information on our calendar page for the event: https://spartanassociation.org/event/breakout-from-tobruk/

Welcome to 2019! And Our First Meeting Report…

Welcome to a new year of gaming one and all!

The Spartan Association had its first meeting for 2019 a week ago on January 6. Like always we thank those folks who made the time to join us for gaming at the Kingswood Sports Club.

It was a reasonably quiet meeting, as one would assume from the time of year, but still packed full of hobby goodness and much dice rolling. It seemed that one person did appear to absorb all the dice luck in the room at one point though, but we won’t name him (or hold it against him… hehe). Suffice to say, spectacular dice rolling, Sir!

The usual suspects brought their games along, so we did see the likes of Art de la Guerre, Crossfire and Flames of War at the club, along with an appearance by the Polemos rules Obstinate and Bloody Battle for 6mm. These rules are quite interesting, and I can see it being a thing for a number of people at the club. It certainly captures the feel and momentum of the age of linear warfare in an interesting way. Yes, the following images are of 6mm figures:

We also had the usual Art de la Guerre gaming going on, this time rather mediaeval in flavour:

Some Crossfire (World War 2) occurred in the center of the room. Geoff brought the suitcase boards to this meeting. Crossfire is interesting in that in plays quite well on small boards and lends itself to a fairly portable setup like this.

The lads from Panzer Angriff brought their brand of 15mm WW2 mayhem to the club, looking great as always. This time early war, I believe, with lots of Cossacks riding hardy steppe ponies and many small tankettes on display.

Last, and certainly not least, there was some custom terrain on display, mostly laser cut by the gentleman who brought in to the club. The biggest of the laid out terrain was suitable for 15mm Modern gaming (like Team Yankee or similar) but there were buildings from many different periods and genres on display. Excellent workmanship and well designed pieces with double thickness walls and good access to all levels. We hope to see more of this in future. Good stuff indeed!

And that’s another month wrapped up! Again, thank you to all who attended in January, and we hope to see you all again in February. Until then, as always, keep gaming, and may all your dice roll high!