Historic Fort Steilacoom was the scene of the first annual "Fix Bayonets" game day, held on Saturday, 18 September:
Pictured above is Quarters 2, where all the gaming took place, while below is the historical marker by the house's doorway:
The game day was divided into two periods, with 4-6 games played during each session. Despite the intimate venue, the games represented several eras and genres.
A quick snapshot of Wes's American War of Independence (AWI) game:
Wes monitors the action as the British players advances their forces against "those damned rebels:"
Kevin's Spanish Civil War game:
Republic and National players pondering their next move:
Not every game was straight-laced historical either. Below, a boatload of Eurpean troops are attacked by natives as they slog through the swamps of Venus, in this steampunk pulp game:
A lot of players were drawn into the "Venusian Quagmire:"