Friday, 3 October 2014

Battlegroup demo game - Espimodel 2014

Last September, I made a Battlegroup demo game in Espimodel.
Here are some photos from my gaming table.

Event general view

The table display
Scenario - Counter-Attack at Gruchy

German line - All units started the game in Ambush Fire

Panzer IV troop, waiting for the killing!
The panzer IV in the center is an "Ace".

The Canadian (and yes, they have British marks) battlegroup started the game in "Move" mode, completely off guard without knowing what will happen to them soon!!
Shermans "M4" from Plastic Soldier.

"Firefly" from Forged in Battle

The infantry follows immediately behind the tanks.

The German objective, enter in any building at Gruchy
Knocked Panzer IV from Peter Pig

The 6pdr gun enter in the battle as reinforcement.
Figures and gun from Peter Pig.

Waiting for the German armour!

The german infantry opens fire!

Panzer's IV from Peter Pig

The Pak 40 joins the party!

The other Pak 40 opens fire too.
Peter Pig gun.
Gun Crew - Peter Pig mixed with Battlefront

Seconds before the slaughter! Poor guys!

Church from Hovels.

All buildings and miniatures are part of my 15mm collection.

Buildings from:
- CPRbattlezone
- Hovels
- Kerr & King
- Airfix

Figures and vehicles from:
- Plastic Soldier Company
- Peter Pig
- Forged in Battle
- Battlefront



  1. Parabéns, tudo é magnífico: os carros de combate, a infantaria, o terreno...! Cumprimentos!

  2. Obrigado pelo comentário.

    Thanks for the comments.

  3. Parabéns pelo evento! É sempre de louvar estas carolices. Boa mesa de wargame.
    Aproveito para divulgar o meo website:, de onde podem descarregar regras para várias épocas (inéditos meus).

    1. Obrigado Victor.
      Também gosto muito do teu blog, aliás foi o teu trabalho publicado à muitos anos no Jornal do Exército, que despertou em mim a paixão pelos Jogos de Guerra.
      Por isso o meu muito obrigado.
      Jorge Faria

  4. Cracking stuff, great presentation