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Proletarians to horse!

Take some time to scan the image of the red horseman. How the time flies. There was a time that tales of gallant revolutionaries charging across the steppes were my heroes too. Everything about this period seemed to be both heroic and tragic. You had… Read More

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Easter “Progress”

My Easter holiday ends today and thought of the mind numbing monotony of Monday to Friday are approaching. But this Easter I can’t complain about gaming time. A whole weekend at Milton Keynes and no less than three other games over the holiday period. My… Read More

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The Pikeman’s Lament: The flames are stamped out!

  When I last wrote the Parliamentary horse had been halted by the resolute musketeers in the Royalist centre. It would take the intervention of the company commander to break the impasse. Charging over the remains of the fallen, the horsemen finally broke through. With… Read More

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The Pikeman’s Lament : Glamorganshire aflame!

The more things change, the more they stay the same. The English Civil War has re-ignited and a small but determined force of Royalists, disgruntled Parliamentarians from Tenby, and brow- beaten farmers’ sons from West Wales are heading towards Cardiff. However, their movements have not… Read More

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The Pikeman’s Lament Wargames Rules

Two regular contributors from our vast “movement” have been vocal in their opposition to my new policy of cutbacks on my toy military. I devote what follows to my dear friends Ann and Louen….. Spending Thursday away from work with an ill son meant that… Read More