Finally got round to playing this game over the holidays. The most important part of the game is really who won the first initiative roll and it was won by the martians.
Turn 1 - Martian
They all advance and open fire. Two armoured cars are destroyed along with one field gun. They then advance further on there second move.
Turn 1 - Humans
Trucks race to get the crews to the vehicles, All fire and nearly everything misses apart from one MG team who manage to cripple an assault tripod.
Turn 2 - Humans win the initiative
The Trucks continue to race out of the martian path. Everything fires causing a damage to assault tripods along with a weapons damage and another one with movement problems. Two drones are also destroyed.
Reinforcements arrives. 1st wave move then fire. Rolls for damaged movement and weapons are all won. Some cavalry and MG teams are destroyed. The drones manage to destroy all of the mono Tanks
All move and fire. Rolls for damaged movement and weapons are all won again. Another MG team is killed along with 2 armoured cars and 4 stands of Scots guards. The dominator tripod manages to kill 2 trucks loaded with crewmen. All move again
Turn 3 Humans
Everything moves and fires. 3 points of damage done to 3 assault tripods
Turn 4 - Martians
All move and fire. 1 Imperial tank is destroyed, 2 native cavalry , last field guns and trucks destroyed by drones. Move again and the drones are now in the fort.
Move and fire. Some more damage points on assault tripods. 1 assault tripod is assaulted by troops and blows up taking out Imperial tanks, MG teams and the assault troops.
Move and fire. 2 Heavy field guns, 2 infantry stands, MGs, Coil gun and native infantry destroyed.
Turn 5 - Humans
Move, fire and miss!
Turn 6 - Martians
Move and killing anything in sight. One assault tripod is sweeping the lined up vehicles and destroying them.
Turn 6 - Humans
Some of the replacement crew managed to get into the mono tanks and fire destroying an assault tripod. This goes on to destroy infantry, mono tanks , cavalry, trucks and another assault tripod in a massive explosion.
What humans are left that can flee. The martians are now destroying buildings and vehicles at will.
Meanwhile British reinforcements arrive ......