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Wargaming the Madness!

How difficult can organising a wargames competition be? Well, the answer would be,” not too difficult”, were we not in the last week of Covid panic. But we have three tournaments running, the prizes are bought and we are full steam ahead to next Saturday!… Read More

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Wargaming greats!

What do you want from your wargame? Sometimes you want an intricate simulation of history and sometimes you need, at the end of the week, a mad- cap free for all and that’s what you get with Simon Miller’s “ To the Strongest”. Now let’s… Read More

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Renaissance at Warfare and Roll Call

Bob Medcraft, friend to Cardiff Dice Studz and all round nice guy, is after your thoughts on the following two tournament themes. The rules system is Field of Glory Renaissance. Warfare Wargames Competition The options were: – Option 1 – Wars in North America &… Read More

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2022 To the Strongest

It was November when I last ventured near the painting table. After two years of lockdown, I wasn’t feeling the love. Christmas bled into New Year and progress there was none. It was time to go back to basics, and follow my oft tried but… Read More

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Quo Vadis, Cardiff Dicestudz?

Our chairman for life, Miguel Sanchez de Lorca read out the following speech in answer to the above question at a packed executive meeting of the Central Organising committee. Whither the Dicestudz in 2022? The current craze for “ democracy” in the organisation is doomed… Read More

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Last night, another soldier….

A CENTURION OF THE THIRTIETH Cities and Thrones and PowersStand in Time’s eye,Almost as long as flowers,Which daily die.But, as new buds put forthTo glad new men,Out of the spent and unconsidered EarthThe Cities rise again.This season’s Daffodil,She never hearsWhat change, what chance, what chill,Cut… Read More

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Virtus 2021: The Masked Ball

It was a nerve wracking two weeks but our Christmas tournament survived the latest Covid clamp down regulations. Ten brave souls braved the moronicron variant to manfully celebrate the birth of our saviour with toy soldier warfare! One hundred points under the L’art de la… Read More