Friday, 18 June 2021

7TV Day 6 Report of the Day.

So the 7TV Day 6 happened on 12th June hosted by Simon Coldrick at his Board in Brum shop located near Walsall just off Junction 10 of the M6. There was only a small turn out for the event this time with the total number of players attending being 12 which was a bit of a shame. I think the last one there was 25 of us. Some of the regulars couldn't make it so hoping there will be a bigger turn out for the Star Wars themed one in September. Mike Strong organised the event and planned out the Episodes and who was on which side before hand so there was equal Heroes and Villains players. As usual there were plenty of twists and turns depending on the outcomes of the games.

Everyone all brought 40 rating casts from the Spy Fi set and its expansions. The event as themed around the Argonauts player guide and a I think 3 our of the 6 villain casts used that guide for their casts. Mine was slightly Argonaut themed but used the profiles from just the core set as I haven't picked the guide up yet.

Boards were arranged before hand to make sure we all had enough.

The Boards

David Brown's rather excellent derelict factory board.

Wayne Bollands of Tangent miniatures attended the day and bought with him a borrowed set of terrain from GW in Nottingham no less!

This was one of the Store boards I think which had lots of cool billboards on the buildings with Marvel characters on.

Mike Strong's rather superb dock board.

My own humble offering. I had intended on bringing my Apocalypse board but then realised it wouldn't fit in my car. So sort of threw this one together.

Shaun Pike's fab Wild West board 

Tavis Hill's rather excellent UFO board. 


Simon Coldrick's Flash Gordon cast. 

Alex's Military cast

Peter Jame's Dalek Cast (reskinned Argonauts)

Andy McGarry's excellent Matriarch Finishing School

Tavis's Dalek Cast (Reskinned Argonauts)

My own Nemesis Institute.

Simon Clarke's Diogenes Club

Carl Packham's Spectrum cast.

David Brown's fab Argo Central Cast.

Mike Strong's Filthy...I mean Law abiding Coppers cast!

Shaun Pike's Excellent West World themed Argonaut cast.

Wayne Bolland's Sherlock Holmes lost in time cast.

Game 1
My first game was against Wayne Bolland and his Sherlock Holmes cast. We played on the excellent Dockyard table. The First Episodes saw the casts trying to track down the Athena Clue. Each objective collected a mind test was performed to see if it was the Athena Clue.

Sherlock Holmes and the Femdroid called Mable Grapple over an objective on the bridge. The minions poor gun fire but Sherlock Holmes swiftly used a bulletproof Umbrella and then dodged all the gunfire.

The Soldier unit rushes to support the great Detective.

Ciara Argo jetpacks up on top of the boat grabbing an objective and snatching it before the Good Doctor can reach it.

Lady Britannia having sneaked forward and snagging an objective. Engages with Foxy Devine a bitter hand to hand fight begins between the good Lady, Foxy and the Femdroid Michelle. Using her trident the Lady manages to injure both Foxy and Michelle before succumbing to their combined girl grappling.

The Femdroid Mable is brought down by Sherlock Holmes. Whilst the soldiers charge across the bridge but are gunned down by mass gunfire from the Security unit. Doctor Watson wounds Ciara who uses her jetpack to fly over Sherlock and grab another objective of the nearby quay. Sherlock Holmes use some sort of steam powered contraption to escape the advancing squad of heavily armed ladies. A continuity error see's the Femdroid Mable reappear next to the scientist and begins to advance upon Holmes and Watson.

Sherlock tries in vane to bring to down Foxy Devine. Professor Von Schitzen and the Femdroid Michelle begin to tackle Holmes stunning him with a blast from her experimental gun bringing the episode to a cliff hanging finish. Does the Great Detective Survive does Watson manage to revive him and escape? Find out the next Episode!

This was a good game for me I managed some good dice rolls and managed to whittle down Wayne's cast to just Holmes and Watson. They were on the verge of both being taken down when a Finale card ended the game. Wayne's charge across the narrow bridge proved his undoing as my minions smg's managed to wipe out most of them. The Femdroids did really well occupying Holmes and then taking down Lady Britannia. I managed to grab 3 objectives and Wayne 1 with none of them being the Athena Clue.

Game 2
I did my usual and forgot to take any photos the remaining games doh! The second game was against Simon Coldrick's Flash Cast (someone forgot to read the memo and used a Pulp Cast despite being the only person to be sent the event pack lol!). Flash was their to take down Ciara Argo and prevent them from testing a new form of battery in her droids. 

Simon C deployed Flash in the centre and his soldiers to the left near the loggers shed. My Own cast was deployed quite centrally opposite. With the Femdroids deploying using their spy ability on the right hand side near a mechanical man.

Flash, Dale, Soldier unit and two Mechanical Men made up Simon's Cast.

I cocked my deployment from the offset putting my Femdroids on my left flank near Simon's Mechanical Men to which they could not use there seduction techniques on. The Soldiers wounded Ciara in the first turn after sweeping forward and grabbing most the objectives. on my right flank. Ciara escaped using a jetpack. The Scientist was gunned down and Professor Von Schitzen held off the soldiers after they pelted grenade after grenade at her. Flash and Dale finished her off. My Femdroids took down the mechanical man on my left flank and Ciara jetpacked down and began to advance with Mable and Michelle towards Flash and Dale. My minions traded shots with Dale and the soldiers but got gunned down after wounding Dale and Flash charged over finishing them off. Ciara used her laser sight and took down Dale the game ended with only Ciara left on the board.

 I'd succeeded in keeping Ciara alive however got wiped out by Simon's Flash cast. The free move they get caught me off guard and I fluffed my own deployment placing the Femdroids on the wrong side of the table. They could prevented the soldiers rapid advance as being spies couldn't be targeted in turn one and their seduce and other effects could of delayed and messed with Simon's plans where as their charms were wasted on the mechanical men! I did manage to test my new battery ( This was a weird objective where I had to steal the scene during my game but only if I did it after my opponent did.) This game was quite funny as we both made rule mistakes or forgot about effects or bits of rules. I guess it shows how rusty we both were!

Game 3

The Final battle was a straight up scrap with depending on results from previous games both sides receiving bonus gadgets and or plot points. Both Alex and myself winning our first games both recieved the Nerve Gas Cannister Gadget. But losing our second games neither recieved the bonus plot points!

I face a Military Mind, Action Hero, Dependable Deputy and a squad of soldiers. We both deployed our forces on opposite side of the central ruin with the alter. I won the initiative and surged forward into the centre a brutal fire fight between the Action Hero and Soldiers versus Foxy and the Security Team decimated both sides. Ciara jet packed over to the soldier unit killing one with a pen gun before subduing a second with sleep spray before dispatching him with a swift chop to the neck. A brawl broke out with Mable and Michelle and the remaining soldiers. Meanwhile Von Schitzen and her experimental gun first stunned the Deputy who was shot down by the minion commander but the performed the same trick on the Action Hero. Foxy wounded by the Military mind sneaked off to grab an objective. The Soldiers were worn down by the Femdroids eventually wiping them out at the cost of Mable. Foxy managed to grab a another objective then the Von Schitzen brought the Military Mind low with her experimental gun ending the game. 

I was very lucky in this game with my defense dice rolling high. The Star of the show had to be the Mad Scientist who pretty much took out all of Alex's stars. The Stunned effect weakening them severely for my Minion commander to finish them off. I have been really impressed with the Femdroid's performance on the day. I was a bit worried about having Plot Points to activate more than the two I took. I would definitely perhaps drop the Von Schitzen or Foxy and taken two more Femdroids instead. I am also keen to pick up the Argonauts guide and maybe take unit of them with a Madamdroid as unit leader.



Forgot to add on the end of the day awards.

Overall the Argonauts won a narrow victory over the forces of Order. However best cast went to David Brown for his excellently painted Argonauts cast.

Shaun Pike took the best board award with his fab Western themed board.

Tavis Hill won the Mik Hollands Award (Best Opponent has been renamed in honour of this great gentle giant who we sadly lost in April)


  1. Some great looking casts and boards Simon, and sounds like you had a good time at the event

    1. It was a nice turn out and good to see some familiar faces from Facebook as well as old friends.

  2. What a great looking event Simon!!

    1. Mike and Simon Coldrick did a sterling job on organising and running it.

  3. Terrific write-up, Simon. I really need to revisit my 7TV books in the near future. I'd certainly love to attend one of these events next year. Thanks for taking the time to post this - inspirational!!

    1. Cheers dude please do it would be great if we could meet up and roll some dice together :)

  4. Sounds like a hell of a lot of fun Simon!

    1. It was a great days gaming Ray! Its been sorely missed!

    2. It was a load of fun mate

  5. Even with a small turnout it looks like a fab day mate.

  6. Looks like a great time, though I get the lower numbers. We here in Canada are just coming out of lockdowns & there hasn't been any inperson gaming for quite some time. I take it the tables are 3'x3'? As well as noone else has said it...That Marvel Billboard table is Marvel-ous!

    1. Cheers Terry yes all the games are 3x3 mine is slightly less than that in width but only by a few inches.

  7. Great stuff; love all the different boards.

  8. Fabulous gaming, Simon! Impressive terrain boards.

  9. Superb looking tables, even your 'thrown together; one is very acceptable.
    The first game report sounds very exciting and a really good game.
    Sad no pics exist of your other two games but they sounded like they were a lot of fun too.
    Were there no rankings at the end ?
    Great day out no doubt...

    1. Hi Joe. Thanks very much, Its not really a competitive event really. Though the Argonauts won a narrow victory over the Agents of order!

      There were Best cast which was David Brown
      Best Board which I think was Shaun Pike's Western Board. Tavis Hill got Best Opponent which has now been renamed as the Mik Holland award (sadly Mik passed away in April and he was a great bloke and oponent.)

      I'll edit the post with these details in. You can tell its been a while I forgot!!

  10. The tables are excellent, I love the UFO one and the derelict factory. The minis are really well painted too. The games sound like a ton of fun to play, thanks for doing the report!

    1. Cheers Matt its a fun not to serious game to play and if its not themed like today you can get quite an eclectic mix of casts. The September event is using the free Star Wars programme guide which was fan made but then after that we are planning a Pulp event.

  11. Well, it all looks wonderful! Everything looks so great!

    1. Thanks Suber! Everyone made such a great effort as usual both with boards and casts.

  12. Great report mate. We must get a game again, next time.

  13. That 'Western themed board' did indeed deserve its awards. Looks excellent.

    1. It was fab! I didn't get to game on it but maybe another time!