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The Nottingham |Cheese Riot of 1766-The Game

The Nottingham |Cheese Riot of 1766-The Game

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A busy day in Nottingham as goose fair opens for business. Unfortunately the price of cheese is so high the local population turn to violence. For our game we had three teams that we shall call A, B and C, each entered from a different table edge and began splitting off their mobs to head for different cheeses. A busy day in Nottingham as goose fair opens for business. Unfortunately the price of cheese is so high the local population turn to violence. For our game we had three teams that we shall call A, B and C, each entered from a different table edge and began splitting off their mobs to head for different cheeses.
Of course we had plenty of cheese and port for the game and a heavy dose of gout Of course we had plenty of cheese and port for the game and a heavy dose of gout
Mob A was the first to approach a cheese but quickly realised that splitting off the mobs was a bad idea. Outnumbered by townsfolk this rude boy ran back for help. Looting isn't as easy as you think Mob A was the first to approach a cheese but quickly realised that splitting off the mobs was a bad idea. Outnumbered by townsfolk this rude boy ran back for help. Looting isn't as easy as you think
Ganging up was working much better for mob A as they see off townsfolk and take a cheese. Mobs B and C realise the same tactic and each soon claim a cheese each. Ganging up was working much better for mob A as they see off townsfolk and take a cheese. Mobs B and C realise the same tactic and each soon claim a cheese each.
The Mayor arrives and mob B gives up a cheese in an attempt to claim a victory point and recreate history. They roll a cheese which succeeds in knocking him down but fails to take the mayor out. It also meant a cheese was left unguarded by his prone body The Mayor arrives and mob B gives up a cheese in an attempt to claim a victory point and recreate history. They roll a cheese which succeeds in knocking him down but fails to take the mayor out. It also meant a cheese was left unguarded by his prone body
Mob A has the idea of rolling a cheese off their table edge to free up a model to rampage elsewhere. Unfortunately the range rolled leaves the cheese slightly short. It is snatched up later by a townsperson and lost. Mob A has the idea of rolling a cheese off their table edge to free up a model to rampage elsewhere. Unfortunately the range rolled leaves the cheese slightly short. It is snatched up later by a townsperson and lost.
In the middle of the table the rival mobs try and stay out of each others way as they fight townsfolk for cheese. MOB A after loosing a cheese heads for the meat and play a raucous behavior card to get enough bonuses to beat the butcher. Few cards had been gained so we decided cards are gained on a 1 to 3. Mob B kept rolling successfully and had a small deck of keep cards ready to play. In the middle of the table the rival mobs try and stay out of each others way as they fight townsfolk for cheese. MOB A after loosing a cheese heads for the meat and play a raucous behavior card to get enough bonuses to beat the butcher. Few cards had been gained so we decided cards are gained on a 1 to 3. Mob B kept rolling successfully and had a small deck of keep cards ready to play.
Mob B and C finally take each other on for a cheese. For three turns they struggle back and forth but each time the cheese is dropped but no one is taken out of action. Finally MOB B play a card revealing the cheese to be fake and left it in the disappointed hands of the enemy who had struggled for it for three turns for no reason. Mob B and C finally take each other on for a cheese. For three turns they struggle back and forth but each time the cheese is dropped but no one is taken out of action. Finally MOB B play a card revealing the cheese to be fake and left it in the disappointed hands of the enemy who had struggled for it for three turns for no reason.
The dragoons enter the fray charging down civilians and firing their pistols. Mob B start ysu g their cards. Recreating history a stray shot hits a random civilian. Wet powder saves another civilian. Mob B then heads through the Malt cross dodging the horseman and successfully rolling a cheese off the table before snatching up another. This cheese was mighty fine guaranteeing a extra victory point The dragoons enter the fray charging down civilians and firing their pistols. Mob B start ysu g their cards. Recreating history a stray shot hits a random civilian. Wet powder saves another civilian. Mob B then heads through the Malt cross dodging the horseman and successfully rolling a cheese off the table before snatching up another. This cheese was mighty fine guaranteeing a extra victory point
Mob C surprised everyone by taking on and killing a dragoon earnings one victory points while everyone else did their best to avoid them Mob C surprised everyone by taking on and killing a dragoon earnings one victory points while everyone else did their best to avoid them

The game ended with MOB A wining thanks to the meat and cheese they obtained. Mob B was second thanks to their best cheese. MOB C got no cheese but killed a dragoon. Everyone had fun and  being interested in the history liked the tabletop reprentstion of events. It made me wonder if I could do other historical events. We will play this again in the future and the only change would be making it easier to get cards. I’d like to add more buildings to the table edges and more market stalls because the table looked a bit empty. Other than that I was pleased with how it worked. Maybe next time I’ll do a game on the reform Bill riots of 1831 or the time democratic minded folk got dunked in the river. Who can drench the most innocent bystanders for their political views.

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This has been great, really well done!

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Brilliant work @denzien congratulations.

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