Author Topic: Victoria Cross II - Rorke's Drift  (Read 1447 times)

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Reply #60 on: December 10, 2020, 02:57:54 PM
Oh dear. That turned on a sixpence. My left flank has gone and I've lost Bromhead and AC Dalton.

That's the biggest roll I've made for the Zulu...all in melee... that's from a single roll. They scored another two hits from the previous roll (they get 25 die)


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Reply #61 on: December 10, 2020, 02:59:08 PM
And...I'm running out of troops


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Reply #62 on: December 10, 2020, 03:30:09 PM
I'll miss Bromhead. He had a funny name but he was a hell-of-a soldier.  :'(

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Reply #63 on: December 10, 2020, 03:34:12 PM
And...I'm running out of troops

Said every Anglo commander facing the Zulus.  Ever.

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Reply #64 on: December 10, 2020, 03:54:01 PM
Will...it was close.

The Zulu broke through to the redoubt. CSgt Bourne was last man standing.

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Reply #65 on: December 10, 2020, 03:58:04 PM
Final tally
I don't know if I did the tally right. I counted the British VP units as 2SP (because they were worth 2VPs) which left me with 10. The Zulu needed to get me under 10 or win 14VPs...they got 10.

Is entirely possible, nay likely, that this is a Zulu win

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Reply #66 on: December 10, 2020, 04:00:40 PM
It does seem to be a game that offers plenty of replayability. I've really enjoyed the AAR, JD. Unfortunately, Second Chance Games has sold his last copy so I'll have to keep my eye on BGG store.

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Reply #67 on: December 10, 2020, 04:05:21 PM
Repayability abound. Again as a two player game,  not knowing the Zulu force, could be very interesting.

Shame it's out of stock. Would've made a nice Christmas present

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Reply #68 on: December 10, 2020, 04:11:00 PM
 :bigthumb:

Now this should be interesting as well!  :)

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Reply #69 on: December 10, 2020, 05:13:16 PM
Here they come


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Reply #70 on: December 10, 2020, 05:14:05 PM
..get those ammo boxes open....quick!

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Reply #71 on: December 19, 2020, 05:25:32 AM

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Reply #72 on: December 19, 2020, 06:38:40 AM
I had already thought that it would make an excellent Mini's game :-)

I actually mentioned it to a buddy who I know for a fact had a load of (unpainted) 10mm figures from the period. I know 'cause I was with him when he brought them. It was at a wargames show in Edinburgh a few years back.
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