All posts filed under “Black powder wargames

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Firestorm Games Historical Tendency- Friday nights will never be the same again ( hopefully)

It was Mr. Gallacher I think who came back from a local show and described how Cardiff now had its own very own Gamestore. Sure enough Firestorm Games had set up in Trade Street Cardiff and the rest is history. Very quickly a number of… Read More

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Blucher American Civil War- Chamberlain

As I cooked our Sunday lunch, I had to pause. The hotdog sausages were boiling nicely as I pondered on what an amazing invention the Internet and Twitterface really are. There I was looking for the ultimate Horse and Musket wargames experience and some other… Read More

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Blucher Wargames Rules- Marmont Variant

In correspondence with the various members of the Tercio, I thought it best to add the latest notes on our Napoleonic rules. Hopefully we can get together in the Christmas holidays for a first run through of the miniatures version of Blucher for the Later… Read More

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Napoleonics – A painting challenge

Some projects start well and fade. Some projects slowly mature. Painting a Napoleonic Wargames Army is something else. My regular reader will remember that we were settled on Sam Mustafa’s Blucher rules at the smaller Demi- brigade or regimental level. The Field of Glory armylists… Read More

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Cerignola 1503 

When  you are recreating Cannae, Agincourt or the Somme, in order to get semblance of what happened, you need an opponent who will be so obliging as to charge blindingly forward. Mr C Jackson is such a man…… However, on seeing wall to wall entrenchments… Read More

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Reading Matters

It may not have escaped your notice that the big tech corporations don’t just want your money, they want you to know that they have a social conscience. They want to be ‘disruptors’, organisations that want to upset the established order and bring about “progress”.… Read More