A site for stories of my platoons using the solitaire campaigne system Platoon Forward.
"War is a drama, not a game of chess." Gen Eisenhower
Welcome to Platoon Forward!
Welcome to the site where the story of the battle is as important as the battle itself. Here we will focus on men thrust into extraordinary situations of life and death. They must lead other men with duty and honor to meet their countries objectives. Some will be blessed with great skill, some will carry great shortcomings. No matter what nation, no matter what war, no matter what theater, they are all called to move their Platoon or Squadron forward!
These are their individual stories as played out using my various campaign rules . Hopefully these stories will entertain and inspire you to use your own troops, airmen and sailors to accomplish your own great heroics.
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Cold War Tanker finished
Real World has interposed into my wargaming. This time that has been a good thing. Trip to Las Vegas, baseball playoffs and kids visiting has left little time or need for my normal escape. that said, finished Cold War Tanker poolside in Vegas. The offensive stats steadily increased throughout development. Also added rules for unbuttoned as I think this is a big part of situational awareness. So what I hope is the final draft is off by carrier pigeon to Lard Island. We will see if it makes it into the special. As I haven't gamed much here are some pics of my final playtests.
I really like the east vrs west germans for some reason!
East Germans use the new "platoon movement"rule.
BTR stops for Gas ( or petrol)
This doesn't look good!
The fate of BRDM-AT every time he takes the field!
Infantry in the open don't fair well in the infantry rules.
This looks like a good position and it shows off the new station wagon Joe painted up.
This should have worked out well for the East Germans but they lost the initiative.
Jagpanzer meets german infantry at the gas station. ( The ridges in the 3D models just bug me; sorry!)
So hope everyone is doing well.
Hopefully you will see Cold War Tanker in the Christmas Special. It has been fun to develop.