Queen and Planet Game Reports

Pursuit of the Foreign Devils

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Two members of First Command Wargames attended Siege of Augusta 2015 to run demos of our games. Keith Finn ran an interesting scenario that features a force of European allies safeguarding a retreating column of civilians against a Boxer and Martian force. Read the full report on Keith Finn’s Game Reports blog. 


Tango in Tanga

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The Germans are attempting to reclaim their colonial possessions  in East Africa, after they were driven out by the Mahdi (with Martian help in our Victorian Sci-Fi timeline). Coming to their aid is a French Foreign Legion group as they come to grips with the Mahdi and their Martian allies. Read the full report on Keith Finn’s Game Reports blog.


Battle of Mehmeetma

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A British force clashes with a Mahdist force in the Sudan. The British have augmented their force with Victorian Sci-Fi elements, including a tank-like steam carriage, certain the Mahdists will run in fear at the mechanical contraption. Read the full report on Keith Finn’s Game Reports blog.


Second Battle of El Teb

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The British attack the town of El Teb to drive off the Mahdist forces there. The sneaky natives have a hidden secret weapons — a Martian walker disguised as a water tower. How will the British react to the surprise? Read the full report on Mike Demana’s Lead Legionaries blog.


Battle of El Obeid

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In this straight up Colonial battle (no Victorian Sci-Fi elements), British General Hicks Pasha attacks a Mahdist force near their capital. This is a “What if?” scenario where two equal-sized forces square off to see who would win, using For Queen and Planet rules. Read the full report on Mike Demana’s Lead Legionaries blog.


European Force seizes Bloody Escarpment

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As the Europeans race towards Peking, they encounter a Boxer and Imperial Chinese force dug in on an escarpment to block their advance. However, the Chinese do not wait for the Europeans to throw them off the hillside, but charge. This is another straight up Colonial battle. Read the full report  on Mike Demana’s Lead Legionaries blog.


Radio Fryer

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The Colonial Italians in East Africa manage to down a Martian flyer. A force is immediately dispatched to salvage the otherworldly technology. Meanwhile, the Martians dragoon a force of natives to recover their down war machine. Read the full report on Mike Demana’s Lead Legionaries blog.


European Force Tries to Protect Retreating Column

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In this Victorian Sci-Fi clash set during the Boxer Rebellion, a retreating force of Colonial Europeans is buying time for an escaping column of civilians. These are my favorite photos I have ever taken of one of our For Queen and Planet games. Check out the war machines, colorful troops, and more! Read the full report on Mike Demana’s Lead Legionaries blog.


Clash of War Machines

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The British bring their own Victorian Sci-Fi technology in an Imperial Walker and a steam tank to assault a fortified Madhist zariba. How will Colonial European technology stack up against the invaders from Mars and native fanaticism? Read the full report  on Mike Demana’s Lead Legionaries blog.

1870: Germans Invade France

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Two European forces slug it out in a twist on our normal games of For Queen and Planet. A “New Model” German army with self-propelled mechanical vehicles invades France. Click on the photo above or here to read about the game in Keith Finn’s Orcafinn’s Basement blog.

Reconquest of Tanzania!

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This For Queen and Planet battle report has a combined German and French Colonial force making a landing on the coast of Tanzania. Mahdist forces catch the Europeans as they disembark. Contains a number of VSF style units that look great and are fun to play on the tabletop!

Click on the photo above or here to read the battle report on Keith Finn’s wargmaing blog, Game Reports.

For Queen and Planet at Siege of Augusta

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In this Victorian Science-Fiction game hosted at Siege of Augusta 2015, the Martians are aiding the Boxers in China against a combined Italian-Russian-English force. The Europeans are tryign to buy time to evacuate a column of refugees.

Click on the above photograph or read the report here on Keith Finn’s Game Reports wargame blog.

Mars Attacks to Aid the Boxer Rebellion!

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This For Queen and Planet battle report, the Martians are attacking alongside the Boxers in China. The Colonial powers fight a delaying action against the Sino-Cephalopod force. This displays some of the color that adding the VSF units add to the game in our rules.

Click on the photo above or here to read the battle report on Mike Demana’s wargaming blog, Lead Legionaries.

The Battle of Ginnis, Sudan, 1885

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This For Queen and Planet battle report has the British Mahdists locking horns in the Sudan, again! If you've wondered what the look and feel of one of these games is on the tabletop, this is a good place to begin.

Click on the photo above or here to read the battle report on Mike Demana’s wargaming blog, Lead Legionaries.


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