It was the first edition and the event collected different ideas: role play, card games, wargames and so on.
The event was organized in the old stronghold of Verrua Savoia. An historical site not very far from my home. Some written documents report the existence of a fort in that area in the 10th Century, but only in the 14th century, with the Savoy dynasty, the fort was reinforced significantly. The fortress withstood several sieges, even if, the most important one was during the war of the Spanish Succession (1704)
|The real fortress dimension till Napoleonic wars|
We prepared a Napoleonic scenario
|(I'm on the right while my partner on the left is Riccardo)|
I painted all the miniatures while the terrains are a part of La Piccola Armata stocks. The events attracked a lot of people and we stayed all the day to ... ...
... to speak of Napoleonic tactics and history
... and to teach Black Powder
It was an opportunity to meet a lot of people and to explain them what means to be keen of wargame. But now a look to the base of our hobby: the miniatures