Club Night 02/10/15: FFT3 Quick dust up!

I didn’t have a game organised for Monday night but still went down the club and took along my 6mm kit just in case there was another forlorn gamer there looking for a game!

Dan was that man and so we set up a table quickly and got to it. Unfortunately he had no experience of FFT but did pick it up quickly, which is testament to how easy they are to get your head around I suppose. We chose to fight a simple meeting engagement, the old control of a village/road junction being the objective and we left out artillery to make things easier. Dan took Austrians whilst I took ‘Poles’.

We did have a good quick game with both of us taking quite a few ko’d vehicles from long range fire as we tried to get into cover. I managed to secure 2/3 of the village whilst Dan held the last part but as we didn’t have any artillery it would have been suicide to try and take the respective parts so we left it as was and concentrated on the tank battle. My Ferret/Swingfire chalked up a couple of kills as did my infantry Milan teams, The Bill atgm his infantry was using was able to take out my Vickers mk.7 at very long range – why no-one else used this weapon apart from the Swedes and the Austrians and everyone used the Milan I really don’t know as it is deadly. Elsewhere our tanks did a lot of damage with APC’s and armoured cars brewing up as well as enemy tanks all over the place – ‘ooh bloody’ was heard by passing gamers a couple of times.

We only played for a couple of hours as we started late but did fight ourselves to a stalemate and (more importantly) Dan got to grips with the rules, really enjoyed them and said he’d be happy to play again.

Unfortunately my camera was running out of juice so I could only take a few photos but here they are.

Austrian M60a3 looking moody.
Austrian M60a3 looking moody.
The hills are alive with the sound of KLANG!
The hills are alive with the sound of KLANG!
Polish Vickers mk.3 pass burning armoured cars - 1 takes a hit.
Polish Vickers mk.3 pass burning armoured cars – 1 takes a hit.
Austrian combined arms in motion.
Austrian combined arms in motion.
Austrian Panzers suffer too.
Austrian Panzers suffer too.
Polish Vickers mk.3's advance.
Polish Vickers mk.3’s advance.
Polish Striker sneaking forwards.
Polish Striker sneaking forwards.
Polish infantry manage to escape from their Stormer.
Polish infantry manage to escape from their Stormer.
Austrian PanzerGrenadiers move up on the village.
Austrian PanzerGrenadiers move up on the village.
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