The theme for 2016 was Against All Odds and there were a good number of games that focused on the theme.
As per my usual Enfilade recap, I’m doing two Enfilade posts; one on the general convention and other people's games and a second covering the games I ran. This post will cover the general convention stuff and games I played in. Note this is a long post with lots of photos.
It seems like people are taking Friday off and showing up earlier to Enfilade. The Friday afternoon was busy and had lots of gamers. I helped out with the Thunderboats game in the afternoon and in the evening played in a Russo-Japanese War naval game. Here are some photos from the first two gaming periods.
|A Bridge too Short (big Chain of Command game)|
|Big Fleets, Small Galaxy|
|Boudica vs. Romans|
|First Battle of St. Albans|
|Irish vs. Constabulary|
|P-38s and B-25s up against Ju-52 and escorts (CY6! game)|
|Plan Alpha (Command at Sea) - this was originally being done double-blind, but the blind was removed when I took the photo.|
|Star Wars Armada|
|Thunderboats! with a boat on fire|
|The annual Viking Run raid game|
|Alligator Creek Bolt Action game using 15mm troops|
|Kaibokan - Japanese convoy game|
|Khalkyn Gol - Japanese vs. Russians|
|Cold War gone hot - Soviets advancing into West Germany|
|Pancho Villa vs Federales|
|Prehistoric hunting game|
|Sharpe Practice in Spain|
|Thunderboats! pickle-fork hydroplane racers|
|The Sword and the Flame on the Nile|
|Attack on Port Arthur pre-Dreadnought battle|
|My protected cruiser (but not very protected) squadron from the Port Arthur game|
Saturday Morning and Afternoon
Saturday morning I was running the Channel Dash – Air Attack game and the afternoon was the Channel Dash – MTB Attack game (which you can read about in this post). I only got a handful of photos from these game periods.
|Break the Blockade - ACW naval game|
|For Parliament or King English Civil War|
|Games for Kids - Fetterman Massacre|
|Gaugamela 331 BC|
|Killing Custer - Cavalry vs. Indians|
|Battle of Trafalgar using Sails of Glory|
|Battle of Alesia 52 BC|
After finishing up my Channel Dash games, my voice was starting to go. So I sat out the evening game period, but helped judge events and got some game photos.
|All Quiet on the Martian Front|
|AWI game using the Sharpe Practice rules|
|Battle of Borodino|
|Battle of Hoth using X-Wing Fighter rules|
|Battlecruisers at Jutland|
|Doctor Evil's Lair using Black Ops rules|
|Galactic Knights using Starguard ships|
|Gutshot western gunfight game|
|Carrier attack in the Med - 1973 using the Harpoon rules|
|Martian airship boarding actions|
|Pride, Zombies & Dr. Who (note the Tardis in the left board edge)|
|World War 1 gas attack|
The game I was going to play in on Sunday morning was cancelled, so I spent the morning watching and helping out with the Ironclads attack on Fort Pickens game.
|Russians vs. Boxers in Manchuria|
|Battle of Britain airfield attack (CY6!)|
|A Frostgrave game|
|Ironclads - attack on Pensacola|
|Ironclads - Union monitors take on Confederate ironclads|
|Viking Raid using Lion Rampant rules|
|Medieval siege game|
|Pulp Alley Lost Island game|
|Greek triremes on a quest|
|Wings of War night bombing raid over England|
That is all the pictures for this year. Enfilade 2016 was a really good convention with lots of interesting and visually appealing games.