BATTLE REPORT : Tanks For the Memory

Posted by Panzer Mom on October 15, 2017 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (1)

A few days ago, I was challenged by Mad Irish tank to another game in our ongoing Campaign. He was making a push for more territory and resources. Between the Soviets and Brits my Germans are taking a beating. To date my Germans have lost all of their fuel resources and the next in line is Supply Depot. This was my chance to defend and make a p...

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BATTLE REPORT : My First Bolt Action Tournament.

Posted by Panzer Mom on July 20, 2017 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)
PanzerMom @ Great Escape Games Bolt Action Tournament

I have been part of the Bolt Action Sacramento FB page for quite some time and I have been a wee bit of a lurker until recently when I saw a flyer announcing a Bolt Action Tournament at one of our local games stores “Great Escape Games” In Sacramento.

I had be...

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BATTLE REPORT : Soviet's Assault

Posted by Panzer Mom on May 11, 2017 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (3)


During Spring break my son and I decided to have a game of Bolt Action.

Objective: The Soviets to take out radio communications and blow up a supply storage facility deep in the German compound in 5 rounds. Germans to defend.

500-point army, - There was a twist, the Soviets had one British unit on loan from ...

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BATTLE REPORT: Intelligence Drop

Posted by Panzer Mom on April 25, 2017 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (4)

With our new 6x4 table complete as well as our new mountain terrain we just had to get a game in! So, I was challenged by my husband MadIrishTank and his British Army against my German army, to the winner would be another territory on our Campaign map. I have been losing ground lately with the Soviets and British closing in and this was an important battle for my Germa...

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Forest Terrain Board

Posted by Panzer Mom on April 7, 2017 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Well it appears that I have survived my Three Piece Terrain challenge and the Bolt Action Games shall continue! But what I discovered is I really love creating terrain. So I decided to take on another project. The first step was to gain permission to use my husband’s power tools! Of course there was a wee look of apprehension when he said yes, because the thought of my using power tools is a scary thi...

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Germans VS Brits - Envelopment Senario

Posted by Panzer Mom on March 28, 2017 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Brits vs Germans Envelopment - Campaign Battle  1000 Point Game 

So we finally purchased the BA 2 rules and decided to give one of the Scenarios a play. I chose Scenario # 7 Envelopment. Since this was part of our Campaign we had to adhere to the resource guide :

  • Cost of 2 fuel tokens...
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Fastest Bolt Action Game EVER!

Posted by Panzer Mom on March 22, 2017 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)

My husband and I decided to have a quick game of Bolt Action the other night. The Objective was simple, we had to take our forces into enemy territory and take over their base of operations. The Winning conditions : To have your force in enemy base for one turn…


The Brits on one side of the table, Germans on the other :

For our turn...

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Damage Markers - Terrain Piece # 1

Posted by Panzer Mom on March 19, 2017 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)
In the aftermath of my acceptance of the Three Piece Terrian challange by my husband, my first thought was one of panic. I am not creative and putting a craft knife into my hands is a dangerous action!! This is taking me way out of my comfort zone.

Later that night I lay in bed with thoughts running through my head trying to come up with ideas. He had made so much terrain in the past few months. He even made an amazing Stone Circle that I requested that would give ...
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Battle for Kiev

Posted by Panzer Mom on March 14, 2017 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Well we have had busy few months in our gaming household. We have been plotting and planning our new additions for our armies.


As always the Soviets ( My Son) are  always going on about how big and powerful their armies are and with the new addition of the IS Heavy Tank I would have to agree. The Soviets love to play a game with everything they have, no points for a mega battle. I think he is getting too big for his Russian Ushanka.


It was after the ...

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Into The Fray

Posted by Panzer Mom on March 14, 2017 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)


When I speak of my love for games, the conversation usually starts out with “ Oh you like to play games?” My response is always “Why yes I do!”. Then the conversation starts to go down hill because somewhere along the lines they have mentioned “Monopoly or Clue” and...

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