I was not officially at Brixcon 2006, as I had a 25th military anniversary parade to attend in London, but I turned up to say hello to everyone, and Paul Hooper asked me to play his first game for him, so that he could take some good pictures.
It would have been rude to refuse, so I didn’t, and had a very enjoyable game against Ross Bowrage, with his American Interventionist Army. Luck played it’s usual part during the Political Phase, going badly against Ross, who was stoical and pleasant throughout. The political charts gave me a unit of 3 tanks, and the shooting dice came out like this:
I may have whooped at this point (Ahem)! Ross calmly played his limited hand, and didn’t lose composure once, as technicals, tanks and militia swarmed over his positions. I hope he wasn’t too put out, and comes back next year to take his revenge. I had time to notice that the Evil Von Mileham had deployed a WWI A7V :O) on his own table.
However, sympathy for Ross does not prevent me from publishing the victory photo: