All posts filed under “Black powder wargames

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Lasalle: my very own Spanish ulcer!

We don’t follow fashions in Cardiff. If a new version of a wargames rule set comes out, a certain percentage of players relish the fact that they will not move with the flock! One such stalwart of conservatism is Colin. He has been collecting Napoleonics… Read More

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Wargaming the American Civil War- a little more grape?

Just as the world of wargaming has been thrown into a frenzy by Epic Battles by Warlord games, the Tercio has reached half way in their own homage to that most constant of favourites, the A.C.W.. Is Epic scale 10mm, 12mm, N gauge or true… Read More

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Blue Monday? Wargaming has the answer!

Well it’s officially the most depressing day of the year! It’s too far from New Year to remember and it’s too long until Easter to wait. As the Western World is grinding to a halt and the search for meaning in life continues unabated…. Some… Read More

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Wargaming: New year revolution

What a year it’s been! Fires, disease, riots and clampdowns. Inspired by Meghan and Prince Harry, it’s time to build better. If the royal couple can leave the country to find privacy, then should we too must seek a quieter, gentler world? Thankfully by signing… Read More

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WofUN 2D Warriors- clunk, click every slip!

It’s not very often that I don’t post on my blog. The virus panicdemic has finally laid the family low. I’ve been shielding at home, my niece has been hospitalised and the boys haven’t done more than ten straight days in school. Christmas is down… Read More

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Wargaming -dancing in the rain!

It was the Norwegian explorer Amundsen who is credited with the aphorism that there is no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothes. I always wince when some weather reporter assumes that the whole of humanity cannot stand the cold, or fears rain….… Read More

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Blücher and the American Civil War

The original plan was to play Sam Mustafa’s Blücher rules in 28mm.. Many were sceptical, I carried on. More doubts were raised and then I caved. Much bad language was to be heard in the hobby room and regiments became companies for ‘Rebels and Patriots’… Read More

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Blücher wargaming ; all over by Christmas!

It’s happened again! The Principality is in lock-down and our gallant police force is guarding the borders from hordes of migrants intent on spreading a deadly virus via their buckets and spades! Nevermind the shattering economic cost, or the human costs of isolation and lack… Read More

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Pony Wars; it looks like B company is coming back!

Disclaimer: This article was shamelessly lifted from Ponywars.uk by a well known wargames expert with no actual figures of his own. The said urchin has no intention of buying this set of rules or indeed spending any of his own valuable time preparing and painting… Read More

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Wargaming the Sport of Kings

I always love reading about all those new projects that wargamers keep amassing. The next project is always “the” one to surpass all others. The next one has everything until of course, the next new project. That alas maybe the fate of the majority but… Read More