Battle Squadron from the 1st Steam Legion
1 x USLS Lexington
1 x Amoured Steam Wagon Mk VI
4 x Triambulator all armed with a Light Cannon
1 x Steam Blimp
Elements of the 1st Landship Squadron and the Queens Own Dragoons
1 x HMLS Hood
2 x Armoured Steam Wagons Mk I
1 x Armoured Steam Wagon Mk III
1 x Steam Blimp
8 Turns (options for up to 10 turns)
Turn 9 occurs on a roll on a D6 of 3+ after the completion of Turn 8
Turn 10 occurs on a roll on a D6 of 4+ after the completion of Turn 9
At the end of the game tally the number of destroyed, wrecked and abandoned (crew dead) guns each side has 'suffered' and the side with the smaller total 'lost' wins, a tie is a draw.
* There are no AA eligible weapons available to either side
* Each Steam Blimp has 1 Bomb that attack with 6FP
* All vehicles are automatically 'activated ' for Turn 1
* Include special Rules for Lexington Class Landship i.e. weaker side armour allowance
During the Second Great Steam War the two great democracies of the world, Great Britain and the United States of America fell out over the arrogant British Navy's suspect inspections of American merchant vessels utilising European Ports and more importantly their practise of press ganging members of American ship crews!
The American President, Arthur at the advice of the War Office declared war on Great Britain after the British Parliament willfully disregarded the USA's entreaties regarding the Royal Navy's vile and unlawful practises. Within days of the commencement of hostilities small groups of Americans troops invaded Canada but it was several weeks before the first great assaults were launched in early June 1882. By this time though the British Government had dispatched several well trained and experienced units to support their Colony, forces that would have been much better employed fighting the tyrannical Crowned Heads of Eastern Europe and thwart their greedy land grabs!
July 4 1882 to the north east of the small township of Denmark Crossing, Ontario Commodore Folly aboard his Flagship the HMLS Hood led elements of the 1st Landship Squadron and the Queens Own Dragoons against a strong force of American vehicles from 1st Steam Legion under the command of one of their hero's of the American Civil War ,Lieutenant Commander Hanley...
Let the carnage begin!