There are no drastic changes to V3, more of a rules clean up and re-balancing. The biggest change is to how Assaults work, though we did not test every new rule as the occasion didn’t come up.
We played a 1500pt MW game, the mission was the new Hold the Line, I was running a Grenadier list from Tunisia/Italy and my opponent was running a Motorized Infantry British list from North Africa. My army is painted for the European theatre but since my opponent had the 8th Army we decided to play in the Desert anyway. If you’re a grognard you should stop reading right now….
|The town in the middle dominates the terrain, surrounded by various dunes and hills.|
|The British deploy their 25 pdrs on the hill overlooking the town and objective|
|British infantry dug in around another objective|
|German right flank with the Panzer III's leading the spearhead|
|Massed German infantry formation moving on the left flank towards the town|
|Both flanks advance towards the town expecting enemy fire any second, the infantry takes direct and indirect fire from the British 25pdrs|
|A platoon of British AT guns ambushes the Panzer III's|
|After knocking out one tank the AT guns are overrun by supporting German infantry.|
|German infantry find the town clear of enemy forces but are pinned down by British artillery fire from the ridge. German counter battery fire from rocket launchers is ineffective.|
|British reveal another ambushing unit of M3 Lee's that take shots at the Panzer III's and miss|