We ran another test of our Pelennor Fields demo/participation game today. We've come up with a few changes to speed up play, and we had two non-HOTT players take part so they could give us their view on how best to present the game.
Some pictures - here's the initial setup. From top to bottom the armies are Gondor, Mordor, Gondor and more Mordor. Right at the top of the picture await the Riders of Rohan.
Gandalf rides to glory against Mordor's Orc commander. By 'glory' I mean 'a horrible death':
A problem of scale as Minas Tirith falls to Trollzilla:
The main lesson learned was that Gondor can't afford to leave a great big gap in the middle of their line.