Nueva Esperanza

Episode XI Point me at the Sky 

The Scattergun Approach delivers medical supplies to a the besieged rebel city of New Nanking  on the planet of Taiping. Thelonius spots a ground crew putting an explosive device on the ship. He draws and the saboteur takes a another ground crewman hostage. The spaceport militia head over – but don’t want to execute the […]

Nueva Esperanza: End of Year 2 Turn 2

  With the Maoist conquest of Rome and subsequent desertions to their cause and their expansion on the Midgard-Galt border they are sitting pretty. Other powers have failed to expand and outside observers (such as the Crew of the Niptish Colonial Cruiser Piels Molgan currently stationed in orbit) see victory as the Maoists for the […]

Nueva Esperanza: The Roman Revolution

With the announcement that Maoist forces have held on to Nova Roman a tidal wave of munity and rebellion has washed through the remaining surviving Roman units.   In Baetica Inferior The Magister Palantium and his staff were butchered by a rabble of junior officers and centurions. A ‘Soviet of Officers and Men’ has replaced him […]

Nueva Esperanza: The 9th Battle of Nova Roma

New Field Operations Executive for Valkyrie Assets Acquisitions Inc Jackie Kenton looked at the monitors. “Containment Units are A-Ok to advance on Target A” The four Combat Robot platoons advanced on the edge of Nova Roma. Two platoons  disappeared off the monitor. Then telemetry contact with the remainder was fragmented. Then the sound of battle pierced the Command AFV […]

Nueva Esperanza: Year 2 Turn 2 Phase 2 : The Liberation of San Maria

A mighty Maoist combined arms force of 2 tank battalions, a Red Guard APC infantry battalion & supporting AA platoon invaded the forest Kingdom of San Maria. Facing them were the San Maria Defence Force – 4 meagre companies of truckborne infantry – the Cardinals Guard, Royal Rifles, Foreign Legion and Crown Prince’s Own. Initially […]

Nueva Esperanza: Year 2 Turn 2 Phase 1 : The Invasion of Syk

  This encounter battle took place in thick forest and bush with limited visibility. The invading Midgardians figuring this would enable their superior troops to overwhelm the superior firepower of the Syk defenders in close combat.     The defending forces were considerable and outnumbered the attackers by at least 2 to 1. However the […]

Nueva Esperanza: Y2 T2 Ph1 8th Battle of Nova Roma

Stretched Roman forces after repeated attacks were preparing strike back. Prior to undertaking an attack into Lapus Magna they have adopted a strategy of using their depleted forces as pickets. They Emperor then holds a reserve of their stronger units was held to meet any assault. This is fine in principle but the attacking Maoists […]

Nueva Esperanza: Y2T2Ph0 the 2nd Battle of Lapus Magna

Retreating Maoist forces got bumped by Galtantian troops occupying Lapus Magna. Efforts to flank the Randians with arnoured tractors failed. Superior Galtanian firepower outclassed the communists who have retreated on the Baetica Inferior after heavy casualties. (Hope this works ok first effort at using the wordpress ap for an image heavy post.)

Nueva Esperanza Year 2 Phase 2 Battles

The complicated 3-way war in Nova Roma gives GM a headache but it looks like he fights will be as follows… PHASE 0 2nd Battle of Leptis Magna  (LM) Valkyrie Asset Acquisitions (International) Ltd v Maoist 3rd (Motorised) Front PHASE 1 8th Battle of Nova Roma  (LA) Maoist 5th Front (& 3rd Motorised Front if victorious […]

Nueva Esperanza: MASSIVE MECHA!!!

My regular battle buddy Jim has been continuing with his scratch build of a huge mecha – I’ve sneaking suspicion that this is a Titan sized mecha but 28mm but I just remain in awe of Jim’s scratch model building skills.