'DaDa Dah, diddler, DaDa Dah, diddler, DaDa Dah.....'
Episode Two in our Mighty War of 1812 Sharp Practice Saga!
"The Heroic British forces led by 'The Lord Horris Johnson' have pushed the US Invaders back along the Peekaboo Valley. The US Invaders under Captain Donald Thump have set-up a small camp & plan their next moves. Unbeknown to the Americans, British Spy 'Nancy Promiscue', Leader of the Tavern, has worked her 'charms' & purloined the American plans from the hapless Thump. Nancy dispatches the brave Carrier Pigeon 'Speckled Jim' with the news to the British. Hurriedly, a British strike force is sent forward to rescue Nancy & destroy the American Camp"
The Bad Guys
|Colonel Davy Sprockett - Level III Leader|
Commanding 2 units of US Regulars
|Captain Donald Thump - Level II Leader|
Commanding 2 units of US Militia
|Lt George Rush- Level I Leader|
Commanding a unit of US Militia Cavalry
|Lt Gerald Bored - Level I Leader|
Commanding a unit of US Regulars
|Lt Ronny Pagan - Level I Leader|
Commanding a US 6 Pdr Gun
|Sgt Richard Vixon - Level I Leader|
Commanding a unit of US Light Infantry
The Good Guys
|Major The Lord Horris JOHNSON - Level III Leader|
Commanding 2 units of British Regular of XIX 'Green Howard's'
|Chief Big Snake - Level I Leader|
Commanding a unit of Indian Warriors
SPECIAL GUEST STARRING
|Nancy Promiscue - British Spy|
|Cpl Bob - Taxi|
|Looking South from the British Lines|
|Looking South West from the British lines|
|Looking North from the US Camp|
|Nancy at the Tavern|
Smack in the middle of the Battlefield.
|Lt David Cockerman arrives|
|Little Bear & his Indian Warriors arrive.|
They move a spiffing 12" & take out 2 US Sentries.
However the Yanks go down fighting & kill 2 Indians in the process..
|Lt John Rajor & the 'Taxi' arrive.|
Little Bears Indians stalk past a bemused Nancy Promiscue...
|'Little Bear has communed with the Spirits'|
& vowed to take the scalp of Sgt Jimmy Farter....
(who is on another mission today)
|"Ere Jethro... Can you here that?"|
|The Yank Sentries are on the move....|
|"GET ON PARADE!"|
The card of the US Gun is drawn.
It's rise & shine for this poor lot, tough officer...
|It's going well for the Brits....|
BIG SNAKE is on the move....
With almost comedy movement.. DUH DUH DUHDUH!
The US Sentries move again.
|Lt John Rajor heads forward|
|Spots 2 Sentries, they are outside of Charge range.|
The Regulars fire a volley killing both men.
|Little Bear is drawn, he charges forward but cannot reach the camp.|
|Sgt Richard Vixon EVADES & pegs it into the US camp to raise the alarm.|
|Sgt Tony Flair races onto the field.|
|Some US Regulars are awoken...|
|Spot the Indians & release a volley...|
|The US Gun crew race to the cannon.|
But take two Actions to load it.
|Big Snake orders the Indians to attack.|
|Their Tomahawks only inflict one point of Shock.|
|The Yanks lose the Fisticuffs & are sent packing.|
|Snazzy home made Morale Counter....|
The US morale has dropped.
|Captain Donald Thump orders the 'Stand To'|
|Tony Flair races for the Tavern|
|The view from the West side of the Battlefield|
|Who would draw their card first?|
|The Militia mobilizes..|
|Farmer John looks on....|
|Lt David Cockerman heads for the Beer Garden.|
|Tough Talking Lt George Rush leads the Militia Cavalry onto the field.|
|Gets straight into the action...|
|SPAV is banking on this Fisticuffs....|
|It's not good the Indians have more dice,|
the Indians win 4 Kills to 2.
the Cavalry fall back...
|Do Do, doodo DO do DOOO...|
|The Morale rolls are bad as well...|
|Davy's Top Lads unleash a volley on the Indians...|
They fall back...
|Little Bears card is drawn..|
|Flashing their Tomahawks doesn't inflict that much Shock on the Yanks.|
|The Indians lose this Fisticuffs with a massive 5 dead...|
The US Gun crew are a tough bunch.
|However, Lt Ronny Pagan is wounded. |
Amazingly Little Bear is untouched...
|Nothing like Yanks celebrating....|
|Strangely, the US side came off worse with the morale rolls.|
Sgt Tony Flair reaches Nancy.
|Lt David Cockerman guards the road behind the Tavern.|
|Long Range Sniping & Davy Sprockett takes a hit...|
|It's a big loss on the Morale...|
|However Lt Ronny Pagan is back in the fight...|
|The Lord Horris Johnson & his retinue arrive....|
|Holy Man Hugh Jass & Physic Dr. Zhivago...|
|With the trusty Hunting Hounds!|
|Captain Donald Thump leads the Militia forward....|
Nancy is being kidnapped by the despicable Brits!!!!
|Overhead view of the centre of the Battlefield...|
|View from the eastern edge.|
|Little Bear senses impending DOOM!|
|HA! SPAV's roll is PANTS!|
3 Shock - but Cannister is doubled!
|Another Little Bear withdrawal but no loss of Morale.|
|Taxi for Promiscue!|
The Brit Regulars close in.
|Captain Donald Thump lines up the Militia.|
|But he could kill the abducted Nancy...|
|Sgt Tony Flair gets Nancy to the cart.|
|Colonel Davy Sprocketts Healer does the job.|
With a stern Father Yul Grynner inspiring the Lads!
|They still have to get past the British Light Troops.|
|It's too far the Militia Cavalry to go to rescue Nancy.|
|Sgt Richard Vixon & what is left of his Light troops try to cut off the cart.|
|They are checked by the other British Light Troops.|
|Nancy Promiscue escapes with the secret papers!|
|With (real) time getting on, we call it a day!|
The Brits win this encounter with a partial victory.
The Yank camp hasn't been touched.