My second year at Dragonmeet as a MiB demoing Ogre, with an example of the 6th Designer Edition to show on display to overwhelm all those who passed the tables with its sweet Ogre goodness, and by sweet I mean wicked awesome contents.
I arrive toting my box of lead miniatres only to find that the new Ogre box weighs more than my collection of metal miniatures. How extreme is that? Totally extreme. Roger had set up the orange map and I put out a force with three each of the GEVs, missile tanks and heavy tanks with one howitzer and command post and eighteen infantry for the demo games (I handicapped myself to make it easier for the new players to win, as last year I found it was too easy for me to walk all over the Ogre).
I was pretty much nailed to the chair throughout the day, apart from the necessary toilet breaks and going to get a coffee and a sandwich at lunch. Didn't really get to look around the show as I was having way too much fun playing Ogre. Roger spelled me for one game and I ran the rest during the course of the day. All but one of the players I demoed the game achieved victory, with ironically the most experienced gamer losing to me, which was the only game I won, which I thought was a good outcome.
The highlight game was taken the two young lads who had played in a game with their father/uncle and treating them to a Mark 3 cybertank each and upping the defenders accordingly and letting them have at it. They had to stop before finishing the game as they had to go off, but they were well on the way to winning and they appeared to have a good time.