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Alone together!

I’ve always spent far too much time on You-tube and Twitter- face. Anti- social media has robbed me of so many hours. It started with music , transitioned through YouTube talks and most recently has arrived at what I call the hobby personality blogs. Atom… Read More

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Wargaming the Horse Soldiers!

The album above had been bought as a present from my father to my mum when they had been courting! What a generation! You take a lady to see a war film and leave her with an album of American Civil War music! But, to… 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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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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Wargaming Liebertwolkwitz! Prelude to Leipzig

This cavalry battle opened the Battle of Leipzig and was the largest cavalry battle in European history. It took place South of Leipzig between the French forces of Marshal Murat which included the Corps of Prince Poniatowski, Victor, Lauriston and Kellerman, against Pajol’s cavalry and… Read More

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Wargaming with 6mm- Basing the Timjim way!

Most gamers like to paint their miniatures. Most gamers hate to base their miniatures. My regular reader will know of my disasters that include finding something the cat had deposited in my sandbox, after I’d based a whole Arab army with the “mix!”Steve Timjim is… Read More

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Bailén 1808 with Blücher

Wargamers are never happy. We have an excellent set of wargames rules in the shape of Blücher but competition gamers find fault with the lists. The new kid on the block, Bataille Empire has excellent lists but the orders system is beyond me. Commands and… Read More