This Skirmish Sangin scenario was played out at my club a week ago, its taken from the rulebook and we put it on a 3' square terrain tile. Using 20mm figures I use a ground scale of 1cm = 1m so the ground scale and figure scale are the same.
For those who haven't got the rules, why not!, I'll do a very short overview.
Compound 17 is currently occupied by a local Warlord who is sitting on the fence, not helping the Taliban but not supporting ISAF either. Intel has suggested that a local Taliban leader is going to visit the Warlord to convince him to assist expelling the infidels and as a sweetner he will be assisted in selling his opium. As a result a UKSF OP team has been covertly inserted and is watching the compound, intel has proved acurate and a QRF is to be inserted at dawn and search compound 17 to arrest the Taliban leader.
We had 4 players, I had the 4 man UKSF OP team, with Chris running the 2 Airborne fire teams landing as the QRF, there were other teams coming from other directions but these weren't gamed. Andy and Les were running the Taliban, 4 fighters and the Warlord and his entourage, 6 fighters.
Due to the nature of the Op ISAF also had an attack helicopter, callsign Ugly51 on standby in the vacinity.
Read on to see what happened. Dougie
The table, Compound 17 is the large compound with the domed roofed buildings on the right of the photo, its just before dawn the Warlord and his fighters are in the compound together with the Taliban forces, all are still asleep following the shura the previous evening. The UKSF OP team is hidden in the treeline on the left side of the irrigation ditch, the open area at the bottom left of the photo is where the QRF fireteams will enter from.
The narative of the system came in at this point with the Warlord claiming he knew nothing about his visitors being Taliban and the Taliban not saying much as they had large holes in them.
The system again played well with Andy trying his best to get some sort of injury on one of the ISAF troops, this can alter their focus to casualty extraction, but unfortunately not being successful. Once ISAF had the enemy fixed the firepower was deceisive!