Thursday, August 11, 2016

Big Galleys and Galleons

Last night at the club we put Simon's scratch built 1/100th scale ships for a battle using Galleys and Galleons.  We kept things simple.  The large ships were carrack class Q4 C5 and the small ships caravel class Q2 C2,

Running with the wind

Heading on a collision course

My mighty flagship.  It was the first to take damage and was rolling with two black dice for a number of turns

Minfigs crewmen refusing to stand still for a photo (that's my story anyway)

Fighting underway, I was concerned it would be inconclusive...

But we grappled, fought three or more boarding actions and the enemy's carrack struck.  Meanwhile the enemy's caravel ship tried to flee but a parting shot saw it blow up with a magazine explosion.

Great stuff.

Rules worked really well even with this large scale.


  1. Great looking ships! glad the rules worked well. :)

  2. Thanks. I've passed the compliment on to Simon who made the models.

    The rules worked extremely well.

  3. It was. Simon demonstrated inordinate skill in being able to roll a one with the black dice (damage) when trying to activate his ships.

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    1. All Simon's work. He's still detailing them and commissioning extra craft. The game was a test to see how the rules worked with big ships and whether we could get the right table space. It was a big success so expect to see more in the future.

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