Archive for August 2021

The treachery of Smeagol   Leave a comment

In this mini game Link switched and played as Gollum. Sam did not move once and Gollum made it all the way to Frodo very rapidly. True to the movie! Sam now has to save Frodo from the clutches of Shelob before it is too late.

Posted August 11, 2021 by wargamesdiary in Uncategorized

Osgiliath   Leave a comment

In this scenario Frodo has to get off the board safely whilst the defenders of Osgiliath and the Orcs fight it out to control 3 ruined buildings.

A Nazgul appears on a fell beast on turn 3 to help in the fight or chase down Frodo.

The field of battle.
The Ranger Hero on the rooftop has been too effective with his archery and drawn the ire of the Nazgul!
Sam sacrifices himself to hold off the pursing Orc Captain and his troops as Frodo makes a run for it escorted by an Osgiliath Veteran. Meanwhile the battle rages on.

As the battle continues the Orcs took heavy fire from the Rangers. It reached the point where the only safe place was in combat! Also the Rangers kept on coming back with the reinforcement rule whereas the cowardly orcs seemed to continue to flee.

However the Nazgul turned its attention to Frodo who resisted Transfix and survived the combat thanks to Fate. Madril and his Rangers rushed to the rescue inspired by the Banner of Gondor! They were able to distract the Nazgul who then twice broke away using the Barge rule and still reached Frodo! Once again he survived and with the Nazgul dwindling away and all the buildings now in Gondor’s control after some fierce fighting Good achieved their victory!

Posted August 11, 2021 by wargamesdiary in Uncategorized

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